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norm

noun average, general performance, habit, median, midpoint, model, mold, ordinary run, pattern, point of comparison, regular performance, rule, standard, typical performance
See also: code, criterion, cross section, example, guide, law, paradigm, pattern, rule, standard

norm

something that ought to happen. Associated primarily in modern times with KELSINIAN JURISPRUDENCE, the dictum ‘law is the primary norm that stipulates the sanction’ indicates what is meant by a norm. Kelsen's theory of concretization describes the process of tracing the norm, which makes an official apply the sanction to the ultimate justification for it, the grundnorm.
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This finding suggests that a tailored message on social norming can be effective, particularly with groups the industry has struggled to reach.
During instructor training and norming, the staff tailored the materials to the needs of the course while still maintaining the core USAICoE writing standard.
The check on idiosyncratic judgments is not achieved through a process of norming but rather through a process of dialogue.
We developed as a team by working through the four stages of team development --forming, storming, norming and performing.
This process, often called norming or calibrating, is most effectively performed through the use of noncritical questions on background information, such as "When did you start working for the company?
indicate that faculty and staff members do not frequently joke with students about binge drinking, a factor that DeJong (2010) hypothesized might send students mixed messages on campuses with social norming programs, and thus contributing to their inconsistent success rates.
The third stage of group development is norming in which groups successfully resolve conflicts and develop group norms to be followed by group members.
They discuss the definition and nature of intelligence from the psychometric perspective, including criticisms of this model; how and why individuals differ in intelligence; ethical principles and standards, including guidelines from the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists; the reasons for assessment, typical assessment processes, potential influences on test performance, and screening tools; standards for the selection and use of tests and critical features, including norming, item scaling, and the reliability and validity of scores; and interpretation of responses and resulting scores.
It is called norming if the functional N(x) = sup{[absolute value of [x.
For the norming study, participants were presented with correctly spelled words and were instructed to create a text-speak version for each word.
The third section on Measurement and scoring includes the scoring procedure for the test, a brief description of the scoring system to obtain global and partial scores, the scales used, and score transformation for norming scores.