Glossary of educational terms and terminology

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Statementprepared by South East Forum.
ContributionsSouth East Forum for Science and Technology.
LC ClassificationsLB15
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Pagination17p. ;
Number of Pages17
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Define all terms by giving their class and distinguishing features, unless some terms need expanded definitions. List all terms in alphabetical order. Highlight each term and use a colon to separate it from its definition. On first use, place an asterisk in the text by each item defined in the glossary.

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This page contains terms starting with S. Select a letter from the table of contents to find terms. The subject matter that is to be learned, usually described in terms of scope and sequence.

Curriculum-based Assessment: A methodology in special education in which a child’s progress in the curriculum is measured at frequent intervals. Due Process. and (b) To define many other terms, we need to refer to clauses. Nevertheless, I have avoided using bold typeface on every occasion where a term defined elsewhere in the glossary occurs in some entry.

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Also used in place of the words “college,” “university,” or“institution,” or as a general term for any place of education; for example, law school, or graduate school.

semester: Period of study lasting approximately 15 to 16 weeks or one-half the academic.Incunabula. Books, pamphlets, calendars, and indulgences printed, not handwritten, before in Europe. The date holds not distinct significance other than being a convenient round figure directly after Johannes Gutenberg's development of the printing press in mid 15th century, as such works printed shortly after the cut-off are often described as "post- incunable".

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