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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Agencies

Organizations serving the public -- also, administrative units of government. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Agency Cooperation

Cooperation of agencies with each other or with other organizations, groups, etc. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Agenda Setting

The power of communication to shape and formulate opinion and direction through the choice of topics considered and/or the perspectives offered. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Aggression

Hostile actions or behavior. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Aging (Individuals)

The physiological and psychological process of growing old. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Aging Education

Educational programs at all levels aimed at helping students gain a personal understanding of the process and problems of growing old. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Agribusiness

All activities pertaining to manufacturing, processing, servicing, and distributing agricultural supplies and products. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Agricultural Education

Formal preparation, at any level, for an agricultural occupation. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Agricultural Engineering

Application of engineering principles to agriculture, including soil and water management, rural electrification, processing of agricultural products, and design and use of agricultural machinery. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Agricultural Laborers

Unskilled manual workers employed by farms, ranches, or other agricultural operations -- may be regular, seasonal, local, migrant, full-time, or part-time. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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