developmental sequence

developmental sequence

Etymology: Fr, developper; L, sequi, to follow
the order in which structure and function change during the process of growth and development of an organism. See also ontogeny, phylogeny.
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Timing is crucial; once a particular developmental sequence fails, it may not be possible to retrieve all the lost function," the investigators and committee noted in a report published in Pediatrics (Pediatrics.
When evaluating children and adolescents, the developmental sequence is a factor that cannot be separated from the evaluation of those groups and something which must be considered in the design of test batteries.
Physical analog models were created that could simulate geologic structures in laboratory settings so that the developmental sequence of various phenomena could be studied as they occur.
Depending on the students' placement test scores, their developmental sequence may require up to three or four semesters of courses before reaching college-level coursework.
By separately reporting progress for students who needed and completed developmental education, the model suggested that persistence through the developmental sequence prepared most students for success as traditionally measured by graduation and transfer.
These students either did not successfully complete their developmental sequence, or completed it but did not attempt a college-level course.
The primary outcomes tracked in this study were persistence, accumulation of credits, and progression through the developmental sequence and into students' first college-level math, reading, and writing courses.
Here, a curve represents a developmental sequence, so it makes sense to add a best-fit curve to the points representing different stages in chimpanzee development.
Students' developmental sequence of negatives and their imperfect mastery over tense may have accounted for most errors.
Over the course of the week, students will learn a developmental sequence for children between 3 and 14 years old that is applicable to beginners of all ages.
While they were in essence referring to parenting in the biological sense, I And the concept of disrupted developmental sequence relevant even to this scenario where teenagers assume the role of parents on the death of their parents or guardians.
Based on the data obtained in this study, we proposed a new developmental sequence for significations regarding disease processes in adults.

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