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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Game Based Learning

Learning and teaching situations in which students gain and apply knowledge through game play. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Game Theory

Method for analyzing situations of strategic interaction between competing agents or parties, where an agent's payoff from competition is affected not only by its own actions but also by the actions of its competitors. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Gardening

The laying out and care of a plot of ground devoted partially or wholly to the growing of plants such as flowers, herbs, or vegetables. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Gateway Systems

Intermediary computer systems that simplify access to and use of other computer systems, networks, and bulletin boards, sometimes including unified access and switching across multiple databank hosts. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Gender Bias

Prejudicial attitudes toward people because of their sex, including the conscious or unconscious expression of these attitudes in writing, speaking, etc. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Gender Discrimination

Restriction or denial of rights, privileges, and choice because of one's sex. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Gender Issues

Points of discussion or controversy pertaining to aspects of the male or female sex, especially in relation to societal or cultural conceptions of masculine and feminine roles or traits. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Genealogy

History or account of lineal descent from an ancestor or ancestors. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


General Education

Integrated learning experiences structured across subject disciplines to provide the set of skills and knowledge needed to function in society. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences


Generalizability Theory

Statistical model for interpreting variance components associated with a specified universe of conditions. Definition provided by ERIC: Institution of Education Sciences



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