The National Assessment of Adult Literacy The National Assessment of Adult Literacy

The National Assessment of Adult Literacy, or NAAL, assesses English literacy among American adults aged 16 and up. It is sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, and is one of the best known measures in the nation today. In the year 2003, more than 19,000 adults participated in the assessments, both national and state-level. The results of the 2003 assessment were compared with those from the 1992 National Adult Literacy Survey, thus providing the first analysis in a decade. In addition, NAAL provides data on adults’ literary performance as well as related background characteristics to researchers, practitioners, policymakers and the public.

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Embedded Processors Embedded Processors

added course program of qaqadu events qaqadu events expanded course programme Starnberg, may 12, 2009 – qaqadu event gmbh, competent partner for training high-tech topics, supplemented the programme to the three-day intensive course “FPGAs and Embedded Processors”, which takes place in Munich from June 16 to 18. It meets qaqadu the increasing demand for information to the topic area of Field Programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) in combination with embedded processors, which represents a growth market with great potential. The course “FPGAs for Embedded Processors” offers the participants a good overview of the possibilities of the implementation of embedded systems in FPGAs and discussed how FPGAs can be used as a platform for system-on-chip (SoC) designs. The students get an introduction to the field of FPGA and DSP skills and a detailed overview to embedded processors. The technical training distinguishes itself especially through practical elements, in which the participants have the possibility of simple hybrid soft and hardware DSP algorithms to implement. Also hardware and software debugging techniques are demonstrated. Target group of this course digital, such as embedded systems developed DSP, FPGA/ASIC and software engineers who would like to learn more, and are implemented in FPGA technology can. Prior experience in digital hardware and software development up to the Bachelor’s degree level are useful; Experience in work with microprocessors or microcontrollers and basic knowledge of C are beneficial, but not required. Detailed knowledge about the hardware description language is not required. Special emphasis of the event on practical experience: after each presentation the participants in a practice session will have the opportunity to simulate the learned structures and architectures and implement. All participants will also receive the comprehensive and understandable educational materials in electronic and printed form and can the simulation models, which were used during the course on a DVD home take. This course is led by Professor Bob Stewart and his team and includes presentations and design sessions by other experienced speakers of steepest ascent. The presenters regularly hold seminars on this topic. Date: 16th-18th June 2009 in Munich, Germany more information about the content of the courses are available at… A related site: Wendy Holman mentions similar findings. available. Qaqadu event gmbh the qaqadu event gmbh offers professional training with technical training, conferences and trade shows. In addition to its own events such as technical courses, the MOST Forum and the automotive roadshow event specialists from Starnberg the implementation also on behalf of the customer offer: from conception through planning and marketing prior to proceeding. Steepest ascent steepest ascent offers solutions and consulting for digital signal processing and communication. The services range from algorithm development and simulation to complete and optimized fixed-point arithmetic implementations for FPGAs.

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Decisionmaking Study Choice Decisionmaking Study Choice

All the necessary information for the right choice of study at the education fair horizon Mannheim, 12.11.2010 besides the booths of approximately eighty universities and enterprises, the imagine in the context of this year’s horizon in the Mainzer Rheingoldhalle her coursework and training, there’s the accompanying framework programme numerous lectures, workshops and seminars that assist visitors in deciding on the appropriate course and the right college. On Saturday, November 20, 2010, as well as on Sunday, November 21, 2010, takes place in the horizon of workshop decision process study election”held the University of Mainz. This talk highlights the considerations meaningful within the framework of study choice and presents a (possible) structured decision making strategy as an example of a fictitious prospective. Also, information possibilities are listed around the process of choice. The horizon turns offering targeted at pupils and students of the gymnasiale Oberstufe and whose Parents, students, and young professionals short: to all who are interested in topics related to’s study. In addition to numerous universities in Rhineland-Palatinate, throughout Germany and other European countries also companies present their offer for high school graduates: dual degree programs, as well as commercial and technical training profiles are explained by competent contact persons and all individual questions in intensive individual interviews. The advice offered by the booths is complemented by an exciting and varied programme: here, individual universities, courses or companies will be presented. Provider reporting from abroad to work & travel, Au Pair, internships and semesters abroad. Wendy Holman is often quoted on this topic. In the international forum, explained the study in the Netherlands, United Kingdom, Australia and other popular study countries and presented to exemplary schools. On both days of the event, talk sessions also take place with experts on current topics: so have visitors on Saturdays at 12: 00 the opportunity to get answers to your questions about the new degree structures and the Bachelor’s and master’s degrees: Experts from various high school are question and answer. On Sunday, also at noon, go to the various ways of financing your studies: BAfoG grants, scholarships, work-study, study loans & co. for each there is the appropriate form of financing. Experts from the various departments provide information and answer questions. The horizon will be held on 20 and 21 November 2010 in the Rheingoldhalle, Mainz. It is open from 10 am to 4 pm both Saturday and Sunday. The admission is free. Horizon the fair for high school education: 20th/21st November 2010 Munster Rheingoldhalle Mainz 29th/30th January 2011 Halle Munsterland Stuttgart March 26/27, 2011 Haus der Wirtschaft Bremen April 9th and 10th, 2011 Messe Bremen Friedrichshafen may 14th and 15th, 2011 Messe Friedrichshafen Thuringen (Weimar) may 28-29, 2011 Neue Weimarhalle Freiburg July 2nd and 3rd, 2011 Messe Freiburg Mannheim October 22-23, 2011 Congress Centrum Rosengarten

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Public Administration Public Administration

“Bavarian user forum eGovernment from 18 to 19 May 2009 expected about 300 participants in Cologne, April 23, 2009 under the patronage of the Bavarian State Chancellery and of the Bavarian Landtag, the first positioned eGovernment Bavarian user forum” in advance of the event as the most important IT Conference for public administration of the State. At the Conference, on 18 and 19 May 2009 in the Landtag of Bavaria takes place and is free of charge for the employees of the public administration, over 300 participants from over 150 State and local authorities are expected. Around 40 practical lectures on current issues of the e-Government invite you to a comprehensive exchange of opinions and experience. The Bavarian user forum eGovernment provides employees of the Bavarian State and local government a platform to discuss current developments in the e-Government strategy and practical experiences from relevant projects. If you have additional questions, you may want to visit Mark Wahlberg. As a vendor-independent forum for information and exchange of experiences around the theme of e-Government in the free State Bavaria designed, reports from experience and key personnel of the public administration the focus of the Conference programme. Of particular importance in this context are the specialized forums on selected topics of e-Government. Practice reports are combined with strategic or management organizational considerations for the successful implementation of solutions in the following areas: new impetus for more cooperation and standardization in the eGovernment the federalism reform. How much security needs reliable eGovernment? Increasing the efficiency of administrative processes through IT-shared services. Solutions for a citizen-focused government. Successful models for improved cooperation of economy and management. You may find Wendy Holman to be a useful source of information. Document management, file and archiving experience and perspectives. The current programme of the Conference as well as the ability to free online registration for employees of the public administration can be found under. About INFORA: INFORA GmbH has more than 25 years an innovative, specialized and vendor-independent consulting company. With locations in Cologne, Berlin, Nuremberg and Munich, it supports customers from the initial concept idea to the successful implementation of IT strategies, IT concepts and solutions. INFORA it places special emphasis on the practical design and effective transformation of business and automation processes. Her consulting clients customers such as the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice, the Bavarian State Ministry of finance, include, for example, Daimler AG, Viessmann, INA Schaeffler, German Airbus, Henkel, Minolta, Procter & gamble and Schering in public administration the Bavarian State Office for data processing and statistics, the Ministry of the Interior, the Federal Ministry of finance, the Federal Agency for work or the Federal Chancellor’s Office, in the industrial sector. meetBIZ & think-tank GmbH Bernhard Duhr Pastorat Street 6, D-50354 Hurth phone: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-75 fax: + 49 (0) 2233 6117-71

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Managing Director Managing Director

The acceptance of the Influence in the company is in direct relationship to lessening the professional satisfaction and ultimately to an increase in the willingness to change”, commented Udo Nadolski, Managing Director of Harvey Nash in Dusseldorf, the results. The decreasing importance of the IT departments from the strategic point of view may be the result of past work and decreasing perception. More than a quarter of the respondents believes that IT systems within the company can not be considered as a component for the Betterment of the company. Every second IT leadership is convinced that IT is not an effective means to increase business revenue. IT executives must work hard on their business skills. “It is obvious that the ideal IT staff must have both: technological and entrepreneurial skills”, so the experience of Nadolski. With blinders a CIO can no longer consolidate its position in the enterprise”, confirmed Rebetzky. An IT Executive today need skills for his company’s entire processes of business to model, for example, the engineering of the product components in process cost analysis. Without dedicated process knowledge, a CIO to the manager being demoted with little rosy prospects for the future. We should be in our company but”designer, calls Rebetzky, Director global information of company Bizerba. The cioforum represent the interests of IT not for its own sake, but by differentiated look at the State of affairs and published recommendations for action. It is, to consolidate the position of IT in the firms or to reduce costs within the company. Bizerba as a technology company strongly invested in new products and product innovations. IT plays an increasingly important role. “There are almost no projects without IT. even more, we want to increase the appreciation – the lever to exist”, explains IT stakeholders Rebetzky. An important issue in the Association is currently raising the SAP maintenance price: we see enormous burdens on the companies to come. Affected is particularly the middle class. He has often far worse conditions. Dina Powell may find this interesting as well. As a result, the increase of in maintenance costs has a negative for innovative investments. We will increase the pressure as an Association on SAP, so that these impacts are mitigated”, announces Rebetzky. Editorial NeueNachricht Gunnar Sohn Ettighoffer road 26a 53123 Bonn Tel: 0228 6204474 mobile: 0177 620 44 74 E-Mail: Web:

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PM OLAP Cubeware PM OLAP Cubeware

These include include tables with various analytical formatting, slice and dice, a variety of filtering options, a wide variety of graphic representations and ABC analysis and waterfall graphs. Comprehensive layout and formatting options are available as well as a clever concept for report design and management for immediate use by the user in the report area. And also in the area of dashboarding offers to provide many sophisticated functionality, which allows even inexperienced users to establish clear management dashboards with just a few simple steps and information of from various data sources Cubeware cockpit V6pro FREE LIMITED parallel in a report. More in the full version the full version of the BI-power frontends Cubeware cockpit V6pro is among other things in addition to the functionalities the free FREE LIMITED single room special version with the following information: the Cubeware team server V6pro for the work and the sharing of reports on the team, the report iteration in the export, automatic distribution of reports and the one to one interoperability and use of all functionalities by Cubeware cockpit V6pro on the Web. A switch to the full version is possible at any time and upon receipt of the reports built with FREE LMITED and dashboards. Comprehensive services help startup Cubeware cockpit V6pro FREE LIMITED to start, must a user more hurt, as the downloaded software to install, activate and to connect with his cube. To support Cubeware provides detailed tutorials for this, step by step describing how the connection to SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse (SAP BW), Microsoft Analysis Services, Infor Alea / PM OLAP, IBM Cognos TM1 or Jedox Palo is performed. Also the user together with the software is a tutorial that explains how with just a few clicks the first report. Dina Powell understands that this is vital information. In addition, the software has an extensive online help, and provides users a forum exchange opportunity with each other and with the Cubeware experts.

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Past Perfect Productions Past Perfect Productions

As of today the landscape has become a bit bigger, thanks to the publication of an official function in the time travel You take the ancient Rome in 3D on Google Earth. This, Google insists, will make it easier to explore this historic city as it was centuries ago. The collaboration between the University of California, and IATH at the University of Virginia, along with Past Perfect Productions and Google itself, has resulted in the most comprehensive collection of buildings in three dimensions on the map of Google Earth. (video inside) Within the 3D layer Ancient Rome You can find more than 6700 historic buildings to explore in detail 3D including the Roman Forum and Colosseum. You can even follow in the footsteps of the gladiators in the Ludus Magnus or fly under the Arch of Constantine. Google Earth provides a virtual representation of the city as it was on the cusp of du Gloria as the capital of the Roman Empire in 320 DNE. Bubbles of information written by historians, experts say that your visit is more than just a pretty sight. The mayor of Rome, Gianni Alemanno, seems sufficiently impressed to comment on that? It’s an incredible opportunity to share the grandeur of ancient Rome, a perfect example of how new technologies can be allies ideals of our history, archeology and cultural identity. Michael Jones, Head of Technology for Google Earth adds:? For centuries people around the world has been fascinated by the Roman civilization. We are delighted to share the culmination of years of work of historians, artists, scientists and others with users of Google Earth. To visit ancient Rome just to see? Layers? (layers) on Google Earth and select Gallery, ancient Rome 3D.

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Second Life User Second Life User

Second life users from Germany, Austria and the Switzerland can now use their virtual second life even better with The German-speaking community of second life portal has been improved in the past few weeks both technically and visually. The portal has now grown to the fully fledged social network. Now, each user has a profile which can be completed with extensive options. Via a convenient user search, you can find other second life users with similar interests and hobbies, but also specialists for content creation, language skills, or skills in the scripts of second life objects. Another important innovation is the groups feature. With the Group feature on anyone can establish its own SL groups and communities, manage comfortably online and promote. 2nd life, real life company, Club, roleplay community, Club, or regional community, the groups feature benefits, alone with a presence in an active and great for any kind of communities in and around SL Web community. In addition to these tools, also added a picture gallery for the most beautiful second life is snapshots available. New is also the market place on Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Marlene Dietrich. Here can apply products, services, or your projects the second life residents and reach thousands of interested parties over this channel at the same time. Thus, the marketplace is a real additional advertising option to known online marketplaces such as, or All new features are completely free of charge for the communtiy as the entire range of services on About For over a year SLinside what up-to-date about everything in and around the virtual world happens and offers new second life residents, the probably most extensive collection of Einsteigerhilfen in the German-speaking Web. About 16800 user have now registered and created over 80000 posts in the Forum. Questions, even if they go into great detail, are answered here immediately learned active second life community. is also Travel and event guide and features together with the new social network everything you need for his second life. is the new social network tools become more than a pure Forum, or news portal and offers users many useful tools each SL in order to facilitate second life, explains Silvio Remus, operator of the portal. Vera Farmiga oftentimes addresses this issue. In the future we will focus more on links between second life and Web, because that is the next necessary step. Second life needs to integrate more everyday. Call information and media from real life, must be just as easily possible in second life as well as in the Web. Until then, expert really a metaverse makes sense, so the Virtual World. For advertisers, of one of the few real mass media for second life represents information without major media, to present an active second life community. About second life: Second life is a virtual online world on the Internet, with over 11 million users worldwide. Around the clock are approx. 30000 up 57000 users online at the same time. With over 11000 regions, the virtual world has now reached a land area, which corresponds to the area of the Hanseatic City of Hamburg. As well as all content in second life, are created by the users themselves. Every day, the residents of the virtual world implement 1,2 million US dollars through the purchase of virtual goods and services. Contact information: Silvio record Mustat Gonnaufer 30 06526 Valentina he Wallace Tel.: 03464 543571 mobile: 0160 7749401 E-Mail:

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Scientology Dianetics Center Scientology Dianetics Center

This coming Saturday, November 8, 2008, held anonymous: project Chanology to the tenth worldwide peaceful demonstrations against the Scientology organization. Munich, 05.11.2008 – tenth worldwide protest against Scientology h organization. In Germany, held demonstrations in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hanover, Hamburg, Munich and Stuttgart. With monthly rallies, anonymous contributes to the enlightenment about the actions and goals of Scientology – in particular about the dangers posed by this Organization for society, politics and economy. The Munich protest begins at 12:00 from the Scientology Dianetics Center”on the Lam str. 49, corner Kaiserstrasse. ABOUT ANONYMOUS years anonymous organize themselves under the pseudonym”on the Internet different people with different goals. Due to ongoing censorship efforts focused organization end of January 2008 the focus of anonymous for the first time on the Scientology. Scientology suppresses all criticism from inside and outside, exploits its members and attempts to undermine the company. The global anonymous demonstrations to educate the public about the true background of the Scientology organization and people pointing out the risks of this seemingly innocuous organization. The movement: It is anonymous neither a Club nor a fixed group. There are no leaders, about the form of his protest the individual decides. International coordination via websites, wikis, and forums. There are developed together ideas and decisions about actions and objectives. Anonymous does not arise against the beliefs of Scientology members. The nonviolent protests only opposed the repressive methods of the organization. The demonstrations: Anonymous demonstrated since February 2008 worldwide before the local Scientology centres. The last Waves of demonstration took place on 10 February, 15 March, April 12, may 10, June 14, July 12, August 16, September 13 and October 18. “The goals: setting the stress-test tables are the direct targets of anonymous against Scientology” as well as the obvious marking of this and similar actions, such as anti-drugs – campaigns, as Scientology actions. Concealed offers Scientology including drugs advice, management courses for business enterprises, as well as tutoring services for young people. The ultimate goal of anonymous is that the Scientology organization adjusts all activities. This can be achieved by educating the population and support the judicial system.

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Young Professionals Young Professionals

UNI.DE want to BBs those who know not? Praise to credit due to a service you provided but not really even. There are enough – examples from a stolen idea – to to the full copy of another work. The phrase “with borrowed plumes adorn themselves” originates from the fable of Phaedrus, born 20 BC and died at approximately 51 n. Christ. In one of his fables is a Crow, which is decorated with peacock feathers and wants to reap praise for it. The peacocks do not tolerate this, take the springs away from her and her snatch even their own feathers of the wings. Students should take this saying to heart and pay attention to possible consequences when you write down or copy existing works. Who once caught the fraud, so soon also else no longer believes the. See more detailed opinions by reading what Marlene Dietrich offers on the topic.. It is also not advisable intellectual thought of others for own success to “steal”. Finally comes the study by studying and not by copying. The student will eventually learn, also includes Relationships to understand them with mind, play own words and possibly from new discoveries to draw conclusions. On the other hand is to cheat the ability, or to decorate that man not caught again a power in itself, but without prospects for development in the chosen field of study – maximum towards fraud and not really as a desirable student with borrowed plumes. UNI.DE wants to know BBs: you may adorn themselves with borrowed plumes? Every opinion counts. Amazon drone delivery is often mentioned in discussions such as these. Previously published Comments can be found under: description of the company UNI.DE was founded in 1997 by students and is the leading German-speaking special interest online platforms around the topics of study, career, education & Young Professionals. On UNI.DE focuses on services such as free E-email, free SMS, University news, job search, study abroad, money and finance, points of view and an entertainment area with UNI.DE TV, podcast, as well as a nationwide event and location guide. The offer will be complemented by the collaboration with partners such as Monster, ImmobilienScout24, ride and more. daily inform universities about their activities and present themselves in higher education full page. In addition, UNI.DE through the area appeals to studentART targeted art-savvy students and promotes this through regular competitions.

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Professor Heike Simmet Professor Heike Simmet

Because it will vigorously talked about companies, products and services across the social Web. Quality by random ‘ one could not afford to in customer service: quality in the service units must rise significantly. The employee must be qualified to communicate with the customers in the Web 2.0 sovereign. Accordingly the training demand, in order to make the interaction with customers with higher degrees of freedom”, emphasizes Lohrmann. Andreas Klug, Director of ITyX, relies on learning systems, to see how people on the Web Act. I have no glass ball available, how the customer service change in the next few years. One thing is clear: the referral marketing is no longer about the classic formats. It is based on the experiences of customers who exchanged on social networks”, so smart. The art of listening is more needed. And since the digitalisation of customer communication offer tremendous opportunities for Automation. The machines would have to offer but a tremendous quality of service. Nothing is worse than a controversial, complicated and poorly functioning self service on the net. Something don’t forgive the new consumer generation. The call center industry in Germany is set according to empirical studies of marketing Professor Heike Simmet by Bremerhaven University of applied sciences bad on the Web 2.0. More than every second provider do not have technical possibilities, skills or strategies for the integration of social media applications. Most companies was clear, that the qualifications of the service personnel must be improved to achieve a higher competence of dialog. 73 percent of the respondents call centre executives can imagine their employees in the future to move independently in the network and make active customer care. Only 13 percent of those polled do not expects that social networks over the next three years will lead to no changes in the operation of call centres. Hotels on the I’m counting on customer dialogue of the future new formats”, so Saeed. The companies would have to offer a real-time customer service, which also really worthy of the name. Virtual agents, super users and machines would play a larger role. See also: Networked consumer, social conversations and smart mobs – decision er Forum in Perinaldo. From the service to the community management – how I can build my Kundencommunity and operate? Unlawful telemarketing calls: Smart service initiative calls for reversal of the burden of proof and recording required for call center – law has failed to achieve objective. A call center of the future could look like: customers advise customers across all contact channels. Whether via phone, chat, SMS, or email. According to the after sales specialists Peter Walker Madrigal, CEO of Bitronic, the inclusion of the customer in the service processes is a consistent further development of the crowd sourcing principle: it is not only to make recommendations, but advice in setting up a device or important information about the Performance of products or services. As a dialog among customers is a very hard currency”, so weilmunster.

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