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Evaluator

In investing, an outside party who estimates the value of an illiquid asset, such as an antique or an inactive bond. Evaluators sometimes perform their services after a death to appraise rare or one-of-a-kind items. See also: Appraisal.

evaluator

An expert who appraises and assigns a worth to assets for which it is difficult to determine market value.
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The evaluators comprised 320 Jordanian participants (220 female and 110 males) with a mean age 24.
In an early study, Thomas (1989) collected information on vocational evaluators and rehabilitation counselors and found that vocational evaluators were employed by 32 states and the District of Columbia.
In the study, 23 custody evaluators participated in in-depth interviews, answering open-ended questions about their beliefs and how they made decisions.
The evaluator has an opportunity to "give back" to the education world, observe programs in their field of study throughout the United States and abroad and receive credit for professional development.
Nor can the determination of cost be used to eliminate certain evaluators.
To assist the evaluator in his/her assessment, there are five key elements for a successful technical evaluation: (1) organization, (2) preparation, (3) communication, (4) focus, and (5) consolidation of the elements into a cohesive analysis useful during negotiations.
The most common reasons for inadequate technical evaluations are the lack of technical understanding by the evaluator of the key issues of the proposal and not understanding the government's requirements.
The evaluators overviewed the lesson handout titled Peer-to-Peer 10BaseT LAN with sections titled Introduction, Objectives, Rules of Engagement, and Experiments.
students as participants, we find that evaluations of IT investment decisions are influenced by decision outcomes, dispositional risk preferences of evaluators, and the decision domains (gain versus loss) present during IT investment decision making.
Each evaluator then rates how successfully the subject has lived the value by Checking one of three ratings: "Needs mentoring" (individual is not meeting expectations); "lives the core value" (he or she is meeting expectations) or "role model" (he or she has clearly and consistently surpassed expectations).
The use of evaluators from outside the system to review school counseling programs is an established way of conducting an evaluation (Schmidt, 1995), and precludes the involvement of teachers as evaluators, which is sometimes the chosen method, but outside the teachers' role (Studer & Sommers, 2001).
Most custody evaluations are done by evaluators who are inadequately trained and use ill-defined principles to reach their conclusions.