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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pretest.


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  • As part of this exploration, I reveal phenomena that occurred in actual laboratory experiments, intentionally designed and then formally approved by the University of Arizona Human Subjects Committee—as well as exploratory investigations in the early stages of experimental design where we scientists pretested ourselves—that also speak to this emerging reality.

    The Sacred Promise

  • For example, a world where, recently, hundreds of students at UC Berkeley pretested against the 81 percent potential increase in their four-year tuition?

    Turnstyle: AmEx Enters Higher Education Marketplace With Prepaid Student Accounts

  • However, SyFy was a name generated internally and pretested at the channel before our involvement. '

    "Eziah fought, but was easily bested."

  • There is no single procedure, no computer program that will allow this work to take care of itself; there is no set of techniques that is orderly, efficient, and pretested that can provide complete distance from a phenomenon under study or from the process of inquiry itself.

    Research and Teaching

  • Not only do these guys come pretested and vetted, but youll know how to track them down and punish them if they do you wrong.

    Become Your Own Matchmaker

  • In all, forty-three entertainment-education episodes about family planning were produced, pretested in formative research with the audience, and broadcast in the weekly In a Lighter Mood show.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • Health-promotion messages were pretested with their intended audience, to be sure that they were understood and had the intended effects.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • If a scholar applied for a research grant, designed and pretested a questionnaire, trained survey interviewers, and then contacted a sample of the public, several months or even years would elapse after the news event, and most respondents would have forgotten when and how they first heard about it.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • When the government of India decided to promote condoms as a contraceptive method, a variety of terms were pretested.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • It was planned on the basis of formative evaluation research with the intended audience, the messages were pretested with the audience, the entertainment-education messages were lively and relevant, and an appropriate access point the family planning clinic was provided for potential adopters.

    Diffusion of Innovations


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