Standards

What Are Analytical Standards?

Analytical standards are used to provide a reference measurement of an unknown material, substance or levels against a known measurement. They are also used to calibrate instruments that provide an analytical analysis of the required materials. There are several machines that pertain to various industries which are used to determine analytical...
Jan 14, 2015 |

Ballroom Dancing - The International Standards

Ballroom Dancing describes partner dances, performed socially or competitively, with prescribed specific movements. It evokes a sense of mystique and elegance if performed socially and of energy and passion when performed competitively.
Dec 26, 2014 |

Common Core Standards - Reading Comprehension

The purpose of reading instruction is no longer viewed as two distinct functions: (1) learning to read occurring in grades k-2; and (2) reading to learn occurring in grade 3 and above. Learning to read consists of the fundamental skills of reading: knowledge of letters and their sounds, sight words, decoding skills and fluency. Reading to learn...
Dec 26, 2014 |

The Development of International Labour Standards and Their Increasing Influence

Until the 1990s, policy makers, legislators, industrial relations practitioners and commentators did not give any attention to the role of international standards in the development of labor law. However, there is increasing acceptance around the world that the principles expressed in the International Labour Organisation's fundamental documents...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Types of Performance Standard

The setting of standards raises the problem of how demanding the standard should be, Should the standard represent a perfect performance or an easily attainable performance. There are four types of standard.
Dec 26, 2014 |

IEEE Standards Association

Global industry standards developer covering the power and energy, biomedical, healthcare, information technology, transportation, and nanotechnology industries.
May 5, 2016 |

Thai Industrial Standards Insitute

Council for standardization established to protect consumers and meet the needs of government and businesses.
May 5, 2016 |

National Resource for Global Standards

Searchable database featuring a wide range of standards worldwide. Searching tips also provided.
May 5, 2016 |

World Standards Services Network (WSSN)

Network of publicly accessible online servers of standards organizations around the world. Presents information on international, regional, and national standardization activities and services.
May 5, 2016 |

Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards

National agency established to promote quality and standardization throughout the island.
May 5, 2016 |

What is antifa – and does its rise mean the left is becoming more violent?

Concerns about possible violence are surfacing again in the Bay Area as the University of California, Berkeley, gears up for “Free Speech Week.” The four-day event, hosted by a conservative student... Read More

ISIS has planted a ticking bomb that is hard to defuse: traumatized children

In camps for internally displaced persons and in the war-torn towns and villages of western Iraq, there is one legacy of the so-called Islamic State’s brutal reign whose magnitude experts and... Read More

Is it the Kremlin’s turn to get WikiLeaked?

It’s been seven years since WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange threatened to drop an information bombshell on the Kremlin that would show Russians the inner workings of their government and business... Read More