Educational terms beginning with letter “A”

  • Absolute Grading

    Absolute grading is a mode of grading where grades are given based on predetermined cutoff levels. Here, each point…

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  • Academic Hold

    An academic hold is a type of restriction imposed by a school to prevent students from enrolling in classes or gaining…

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  • Academic Literacy

    Academic literacy is the ability to understand and contextualize the academic vocabulary required in post-secondary…

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  • Academic Rigor

    What is Academic Rigor Academic Rigor is generally regarded as three different steps in the educational process. The…

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  • Accelerated Learning

    Accelerated learning is a learning format that allows students to complete courses in a shorter period of time compared…

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  • Accreditation

    Accreditation is a recognition awarded to schools that maintain a certain educational standard. The goal of the…

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  • Active Learning

    Active learning is a pedagogical technique coined by professors Charles Bonwell and James Eison in their 1991 book…

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  • Administrative Hold

    An administrative hold is a type of restriction imposed on students by their institution for a variety of infractions.…

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  • Agile Learning

    Agile learning is a method which uses incremental steps that alternate between phases of learning and completing work…

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  • At Risk Student

    An at-risk student describes a student or groups of students who are likely to fail or drop out of their school. Grades,…

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