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single assignment

(programming)
A property of variables in a functional language. If a variable is only assigned a value once then an instance of that variable is thereafter semantically equivalent to the value. SISAL is an example of a language with this property.

See also zero assignment.
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Because of the breadth of material that instructors want students to master, it is sometimes necessary to combine multiple learning objectives into a single assignment. However, combining multiple learning objectives in a single assignment could cause confusion as struggles with one learning objective could negatively impact others.
Of course, you will run across assignments that really are quite dumb and don't really have a useful point, but if you approach every single assignment with the mindset that it will be stupid and will automatically warrant complaint, you're not going to get nearly as much out of your education--whatever form it takes--as you would if you went into each assignment, topic, or conversation with an actively open mind.
Given the recursive and complex nature of factors influencing student and instructor activity on a single assignment, the drilling down that can take place could move in any number of directions: to examine other grades/grade ranges, to examine other components of student performance--attendance, class participation, grades, or commentary on prior scaffolded assignments.
As well an impressive 100% attendance record, Hannah has received a distinction for every single assignment undertaken during her time with the Brotton school.
For this reason, QC standards have become more rigorous, and appraisers have a bigger job to do in terms of not just completing valuations, but providing proof through careful, consistent documentation for every single assignment.
The multi-disciplinary STEM project aims to challenge students' knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in a single assignment that they complete as a team.
The study currently looks at only a single assignment graded by one instructor.
"I have enjoyed every single assignment in our Navy and in our joint community," he stressed.
A single assignment can derail a Soldier's professional development, and no one is better equipped to determine the needs of an enlisted Soldier than a sergeant major or command sergeant major who "grew up" in the same career management field.
While Coxe was prepared for his single assignment, the school had prepared for 10 lawyers to show up the next day to teach in each of the 10 third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade classes.
He hasn't had a single assignment except for covering the presidential inauguration for a Japanese book publisher.

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