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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Facilitators (Individuals)

Individuals who have been designated to assist, expedite, or guide the efforts of groups, teams, or individuals to accomplish tasks, reach goals, or complete processes. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Facilities

Any physical structures or spaces constructed, installed, or established to perform particular functions or to serve particular ends. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Facilities Management

Practice of coordinating the physical workplace with the workflow of an organization. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Facility Expansion

Adding to a facility or altering it to accommodate additional people, equipment, etc. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Facility Guidelines

Written guidelines, specifications, standards, or criteria used in assessing physical facility requirements. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Facility Improvement

Remedying deficiencies in existing facilities or bringing facilities up to higher standards. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Facility Planning

Process of determining the purposes of facilities and the means (activities, procedures, resources, etc.) for attaining them. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Facility Requirements

Any aspect of the physical plant determined necessary to accommodate various functions. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Factor Analysis

Mathematical methods used to explain the relationships observed among a large number of descriptive variables in terms of a smaller number of underlying or inferred factors. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Factor Structure

The end product of factor analysis when the interrelationships and relative positions of the underlying factors used in the analysis have been established. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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