Usage Who uses Moodle? Moodle is used by a variety of institutions and individuals, including: Universities High schools Primary schools Government departments Healthcare organisations Military organistions Airlines Oil companies Homeschoolers Independent educators special educators How many Moodle sites are there There are tens of thousands of registered Moodle sites in the sites list that we maintain, however it is impossible to know exactly how many Moodle sites exist because Moodle is open source, free to download and distribute, and doesn't force registration on its users. For up-to-date summary statistics about registered sites browse the Moodle Statistics page. How statistics are collected and maintained Registration All information collected by moodle.org is from site administrators that have registered their sites with us. Sites can update the registration information we hold about them at any time them by repeating the manual process. Moderation Maintenance See also
What are Outcomes Models (Program logic models)? - a knol by Paul Duignan, PhD Introduction  Outcomes models are models used to show how a program or intervention works to achieve high-level outcomes. Examples can be found at OutcomesModels.org . They have a wide variety of names and can be presented in different formats (e.g. databases, textual tables, visualized models and mathematical models or combinations of these). Some of the names they go by include: results maps, logic models, program logics, intervention logics, means-ends diagrams, logframes, theories of change, program theories, outcomes hierarchies and strategy maps. In its most general sense, an outcomes model is a model of some sort which makes a claim about how the 'world works'. What purposes are outcomes models attempting to achieve? In order to be clear about the best way of representing outcomes models we need to be clear about the purpose they server.They can have the following five purposes: Timing and outcomes models In terms of timing, there are two time frames for outcomes models:
Finding a Meaningful Model This checklist will help you evaluate regression models By Lauren Rosenshein, Lauren Scott, and Monica Pratt, Esri Figure 1: Mapping regression residuals from the model. This article as a PDF. The spatial statistics tools in ArcGIS let you address why questions using regression analysis. Why are there places in the United States with test scores consistently above the national average? Regression analysis is used to understand, model, predict, and/or explain complex phenomena. Figure 2: A portion of the diagnostics generated by OLS However, coming up with a properly specified regression model to answer a specific why question can be challenging. Applying Regression Analysis Regression analysis is all about explaining a phenomenon, such as childhood obesity, using a set of related variables, such as income, education, or access to healthy food. Figure 3: The scatterplot matrix can be used to evaluate all the relationships between the variables in your data. Choosing Appropriate Variables
Logic model A logic model (also known as a logical framework, theory of change, or program matrix) is a tool used most often by managers and evaluators of programs to evaluate the effectiveness of a program. Logic models are usually a graphical depiction of the logical relationships between the resources, activities, outputs and outcomes of a program. While there are many ways in which logic models can be presented, the underlying purpose of constructing a logic model is to assess the "if-then" (causal) relationships between the elements of the program; if the resources are available for a program, then the activities can be implemented, if the activities are implemented successfully then certain outputs and outcomes can be expected. Logic models are most often used in the evaluation stage of a program, they can however be used during planning and implementation. Versions In its simplest form, a logic model has four components: Advantages Uses of the logic model Notes
Sustainability Eval Framework - ICF The Sustainability Framework (SF) is a way to organize thinking about sustainability as well as inform planning, management, and evaluation of activities in order to improve and maintain health outcomes at a population level. The SF is implemented by project staff and local stakeholders. Taking the Long View Sustainability Manual The Taking the Long View manual was designed to assist project managers, planners, and evaluators in their efforts to improve their approaches to planning for and assessing sustainability in health projects implemented in developing countries. Taking the Long View manual (PDF, 1.87 MB) Cover (PDF, 0.79 MB) | Annexes (PDF, 2.93 MB) Cover (PDF, 0.33 MB) Sustainability Assessment Steps The assessment steps for project planning are discussed below. Step 1: Define the local system to be assessed. "Local system" refers to the local stakeholders and communities brought together to map out their vision and goals for sustained health improvement in the community.
Journal of Systems and Software : System dynamics modelling of software evolution processes for policy investigation: Approach and example Abstract This paper describes one of the latest in a series of system dynamics models developed during the Feedback, Evolution And Software Technology (FEAST) investigation into software evolution processes. The intention of early models was to simulate real-world processes in order to increase understanding of such processes. The work resulted in a number of lessons learnt, in particular, with regard to the application of system dynamics to the simulation of key attributes of long-term software evolution. Keywords Anti-regressive activity; Decision making; E-type systems; Evolution; FEAST; Feedback; Global software process; Laws of software evolution; Management; Planning; Progressive activity; Simulation; Software process modelling; System dynamics; White-box modelling; Complexity control; Policy evaluation; Refactoring Copyright © 2001 Elsevier Science Inc.
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