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Does continuous assessment in higher education support student learning?
A distinction is often made in the literature about “assessment of learning” and “assessment for learning” attributing a formative function to the latter while the former takes a summative function.Expand
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Rosiglitazone ameliorates insulin resistance in brown adipocytes of Wistar rats by impairing TNF-α induction of p38 and p42/p44 mitogen-activated protein kinases
Aims/hypothesisTNF-α caused insulin resistance on glucose uptake and on insulin signalling in fetal brown adipocytes. Since treatment with TNF-α activates stress kinases, including c-jun NH2 terminalExpand
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Toxocarosis en Chile: Serie clínica en un centro de pediatría ambulatoria
Between january and august 1997 a study of toxocarosis by ELISA was done in 364 children which had a hemogram done. Twenty four of them had eosinophilia (range: 400-9135 eos/mm) (6.6%) and 8 patientsExpand
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A Mathematical Algorithm to Simulate the Growth and Transformation of Framboidal Pyrite: Characterization of the Biogenic Influence in Their Size Distributions
We developed and implemented a mathematical algorithm to model the growth of sedimentary framboidal pyrite simulating diverse natural mechanisms. The algorithm starts with growth in open system,Expand
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Transient elastography for screening of liver fibrosis: cost-effectiveness analysis from six prospective cohorts in Europe and Asia.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and alcoholic liver disease (ALD) pose an important challenge to current clinical healthcare pathways due to a large number of at-riskExpand
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