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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Adoption (Ideas)

Process of accepting new ideas or practices. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Adult Basic Education

Education provided for adults at the elementary level (through grade 8), usually with emphasis on communicative, computational, and social skills. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Adult Development

Physiological, psychological, and sociological growth or maturation occurring throughout an adult's lifetime. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Adult Education

Providing or coordinating purposeful learning activities for adults. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Adult Educators

Teachers who specialize in adult education. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Adult Programs

Programs for adults. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Adult Vocational Education

Education for adults or out-of-school youth aged 16 or over engaged in or preparing to enter an occupation. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Adults

Approximately 18+ years of age. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Advance Organizers

Preview questions and comments used to increase learners' comprehension and recall. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Advanced Courses

Courses beyond the introductory or basic level. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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