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Noun1.nonachievement - an act that does not achieve its intended goal
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
failure - an act that fails; "his failure to pass the test"
error, fault, mistake - a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention; "he made a bad mistake"; "she was quick to point out my errors"; "I could understand his English in spite of his grammatical faults"
negligence, nonperformance, carelessness, neglect - failure to act with the prudence that a reasonable person would exercise under the same circumstances
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GP is an analytical approach devised to address decision-making problems where targets have been assigned to all the attributes and where DMs are interested in minimizing the nonachievement of the corresponding goals.
The sudden enlightenment concerning what a "scene" might be--and how to make one, the unremembered and perhaps never-written juvenile plays, recorded in A Small Boy and Others with such circumstantial precision, serve in James's reconstruction of his own past not only as exempla of the interests of the artist to come, but also, from his "last phase" vantage point, as emblems of nonachievement.
Caregiver burden and nonachievement of healthy lifestyle behaviors among family caregivers of cardiovascular disease patients.
Congress, as you know, has gone on vacation after setting a spectacular record for nonachievement.
The suggested preference is that, rather than using nonachievement data to determine a final grade for borderline cases, the grade should be determined by using additional academic achievement data, that is data related to the content of the student's work in relation to the intended learning outcomes (Stiggins et al.
Of course, this is an old reformist project with a frustrating record of nonachievement, but its promotion as a political undertaking by Turkey may produce results in the years ahead.
Using this more holistic and systematic approach, factors contributing to achievement and nonachievement of student learning and program outcomes are identified, supporting the "causal web phenomenon" (Barrick, 1991).
This record of nonachievement suggests that the lunar landing decision and the efforts that turned it in into reality were unique occurrences, a once-in-a-generation or much longer phenomenon in which a heterogeneous mixture of factors almost coincidentally converged to create a national commitment and enough momentum to support that commitment through to its fulfillment.
To provide some coherence to the discussion that follows, we group nonachievement outcomes from a variety of sources into several broad categories: changes in educational resources, changes in instructional focus or methods or both, and changes in school organization, climate, or culture.
I wish to proclaim, to extol, to champion, and to celebrate the cause of frivolity, uselessness, unproductivity, inconsequentiality, nonachievement, gratuitousness, irrelevance, and irreverence.
According to Weinstein (1979), there is considerable evidence that the classroom environment can affect nonachievement behaviors and attitudes.
175) was built into teachers' assessment practices: final grades of their students appeared to represent a combination of formal and informal achievement measures as well as nonachievement factors.