Being a valid and reliable test of abilities, it is the best way to evaluate the performance of academic staff, besides ranking the performance of schools and universities on standardised
I would like to shed some light on some of the real-life impacts of overemphasis on standardised
tests in schools.
Impact studies conducted by the Basel Committee show that, for a sample of 44 banks using the standardised
approach for market risk, median market-risk capital requirements rise by 80% when the revised standardised
guidelines are applied.
Evidence shows smoking rates in Australia have fallen at their fastest pace in more than two decades since standardised
packaging was introduced with hardly any counterfeit standardised
packages found to date.
tobacco packaging was introduced in Australia in December 2012.
Ms Berger, shadow public health minister, said: "There is an overwhelming body of evidence in favour of standardised
packaging and there can be no excuse for a further delay.
A consultation on whether to introduce the standardised
packaging originally took place in 2012, but health campaigners were left disappointed when the UK Government later distanced themselves from the move.
Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO) (TOKYO:6971) has announce the release of 28 newly standardised
thermal printhead models for barcode printer applications.
When computed, the discrepancy between Angela's Full-scale IQ score and her standardised
literacy score, derived from the reading comprehension, word recognition and spelling sub-tests of the WORD was not large enough for her to receive additional support from the literacy specialists employed by the ELB.
By comparison, in the United States, the seasonally-adjusted standardised
unemployment rate was 5.7% in October 2002, 0.1% higher than the previous month and 0.3% higher than a year earlier.
"Effects of the Standardised
Ginseng Extract G115[R] in Patients with Chronic Bronchitis: A Nonblinded, Randomised, Comparative Pilot Study," Clin Drug Invest, 21(1):41-45, 2001.