Pre-ETS Glossary


This is the primary glossary for the site. It contains more than 1100 terms related to learning, secondary education, post-secondary education, employment, disability, and various aspects of pre-employment transition.

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Graduate Surveys

Follow-up studies of students who have graduated. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Graduates

Individuals who have satisfactorily completed the requirements of an educational program and have been awarded a certificate, diploma, or degree. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Graduation

The process of receiving a diploma or degree for completing a phase of formal education. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Graduation Rate

Ratio of the number of students who complete a particular course of study, earning a certificate, diploma, or degree, to the number of students initially enrolled in it. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Graduation Requirements

Educational and other specifications or minimum competencies of a program, school, college, or university that a student must satisfactorily complete to graduate (often stated in terms of semester hours, credits, residence requirements, or minimum grades). Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grammar Translation Method

Traditional foreign language teaching method that emphasizes grammatical rules and their application to translation -- emphasis is on reading and writing rather than oral communication. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Grandparents who have primary parenting responsibility for their grandchildren. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grants

Funds given by a foundation, government, institution, or other organization, usually for a specific purpose. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Grantsmanship

Skills and procedures for applying for external funding. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences

Graphing Calculators

Calculators capable of producing animated graphing sequences based on mathematical formulas. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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