Glossary List


An abstract or generic idea generalized from particular instances. [1]


A process of revising the content, organization, grammar, and presentation of a piece of writing.


A basic conceptional structure (as of ideas). [2]


The ability to learn, understand, and make judgments or have opinions that are based on reason.[3]


A mnemonic, also known as a memory aid, is a tool that helps you remember an idea or phrase with a pattern of letters, numbers, or relatable associations. Mnemonic devices include special rhymes and poems, acronyms, images, songs, outlines, and other tools. [4]


To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own : use (another's production) without crediting the source. [5]


Education beyond (at a higher level than) high school.


To delay an intended course of action despite expecting to be worse off for the delay.[6]


Checking for accuracy in a piece of writing that is nearly complete. Includes Checking smaller details of grammar, spelling and punctuation.


A guide listing specific criteria for grading or scoring academic papers, projects, or tests. [7]


Assignment Scope: Overall  description of the work. The range or depth of the subjects to be covered.


A detailed plan for achieving success ... or the skill of planning for such situations.[8]

A learning strategy is an individual’s way of organizing and using a particular set of skills in order to learn content or accomplish other tasks more effectively and efficiently in school as well as in non-academic setting.[9]


A statement that presents the main idea, opinion, or theory.
"A statement or theory that is put forward as a premise to be maintained or proved." [10]

  1. Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Concept. In dictionary. Retrieved July 10, 2023.
  2. Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Framework. In dictionary. Retrieved July 10, 2023.
  3. Cambridge Dictionary. (n.d.). Strategy. In dictionary. Retrieved July 10, 2023.
  4. Literary Terms. (n.d.). Mnemonic.  In Literary Terms.
  5. Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Plagiarizing. In dictionary. Retrieved July 10, 2023.
  6. Steel, P. (2007). Study Guides and Strategies. (n.d.). Influencing teachers and improving classroom communication skills. Retrieved from
  7. Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Rubrics. In dictionary. Retrieved July 10, 2023.
  8. Cambridge Dictionary. (n.d.). Strategy. In dictionary.
  9. Schumaker, J. B., & Deshler, D. D. (1992). Validation of learning strategy interventions for students with LD: Results of a programmatic research effort. In Y. L. Wong (Ed.), Contemporary intervention research in learning disabilities: An international perspective. New York: Springer-Verlag.
  10. Oxford Languages. (n.d.). Thesis. In Google's English dictionary. Retrieved July 10, 2023


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