a.1.Not proficient.
n.1.One who has failed to become proficient.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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And an airplane that's been all over the hangar floor for a month or longer--now with unfamiliar avionics--is a poor match for the nonproficient pilot.
All surgeries were carried out by a nonproficient surgeon, without any training in basic laparoscopic skills.
Our study on the ViewExposed tool visualizing an assessment of integrated vulnerability to natural hazards has proved that even nonproficient users can be successful in using PCPs to investigate multivariate characteristics assigned to geographic regions shown on a choropleth map, but it is likely that they fail to interpret and summarize the information thoroughly.
"Cognitive Differences in Proficient and Nonproficient Essay Scorers." Written Communication 15.4 (1998): 465-92.
Some programs tie incentives to test score gains among students at all scoring levels, whereas others tie the incentive to the number of students who move from nonproficient to proficient levels in a subject area.
They also are the ones that experience the largest percent shift of nonproficient students to the level of proficiency set by NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress).
Moreover, a recent version of the DRM could also explain why nonproficient bilinguals would not show evidence of semantic interference effects when translating form L2 to L1.
Second, convenience sampling is vulnerable to selection bias if patients who did not choose to complete the survey or patients who were not eligible to complete the survey (for example, those who were visually impaired, illiterate, or nonproficient English readers) were more, or less, likely to be positive for adverse financial circumstances or markers of health risks.
The second clause listed in this legislation conditions an IEP team's judgment about a student's nonproficient performance on end-of-year achievement tests on information about his or her responses to appropriate instruction that include special education and related services.
Fifty children were found to be nonproficient (non-analogical reasoners) and ten were found to be proficient (analogical reasoners).
Based on their scores on the IELTS, the participants were classified into four proficiency groups: nonproficient, semiproficient, fairly proficient, and proficient.
(1985).Audience adaptation in the essays of proficient and nonproficient writers.