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grading

[′grād·iŋ]
(geology)
The gradual reduction of the land to a level surface; for example, erosion of land to base level by streams.
(industrial engineering)
Segregating a product into a number of adjoining categories which often form a spectrum of quality. Also known as classification.

Grading

The modification of the ground surface by cuts and/or fills.

grading

1. The action of excavating or filling, or a combination thereof.
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Simpson grading remains relevant in the modern neurosurgical era as a predictor of meningioma recurrence.
Significance of Simpson grading system in modern meningioma surgery: integration of the grade with MIB-1 labeling index as a key to predict the recurrence of WHO grade I meningiomas.
Inconsistent grading practices at the graduate level are particularly problematic because many graduate programs serve as gateways to the professions.
Such disparate findings have resulted in a widespread dissatisfaction of instructor grading as the sole means of assessment.
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of salivary glands: A study of 69 cases with special attention to histologic grading. Am J Clin Pathol 1984;81:696-701.
Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the major salivary glands: Clinical and histopathologic analysis of 234 cases with evaluation of grading criteria.
"Aren't we required to use standardized testing for 'real' assessment?" This question is somewhat related to concerns about grading .
However, in my opinion, if they all earn an `A' or a `B' that is what they deserve and does not constitute grade inflation." Rare is the faculty member who writes, "I realize that my own theory and practice of grading are somewhat murky and contradictory."
Many teachers now find that the easiest way for a student with LD to demonstrate mastery is by lowering their grading standards or diminishing the complexity of the curriculum to meet the perceived limitations of the student.
Adult students, in particular, may want to take charge of their learning and may be at odds with course assignments and grading protocols.
Perhaps the earliest study on individual grading differences was done by Dr.