Letter N Teaching Terms

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Native Language
The first language learned and spoken by individuals based on their culture, country, and/or family.

Attempt to connect with individuals in a similar area of work in order to engage in informal communication for mutual assistance or support.

Networked Learning Environment (NLE)
Learning environment based on a network of communication and information technologies.

Non-print media
Communication enterprises that do not produce paper publications, e.g. radio or television stations.

Norm referencing
Assessment based on a comparison of raw scores from a given assignment; opposed to criterion referencing.

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