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summation

n. the final argument of an attorney at the close of a trial in which he/she attempts to convince the judge and/or jury of the virtues of the client's case. (See: closing argument)

See: account, amount, computation, corpus, denouement, outline, report, sum, synopsis

summation

the concluding statements made by opposing counsel in a case before a court.
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The study was conducted over the 2014--2015 school year with over 50,000 students from four states (CA, OR, WA and CT), with results demonstrating Renaissance Learning platform's ability to directly predict student performance on the summative Smarter Balanced Assessment (SBA).
A good assessment not only provides aggregate data for summative purposes, but also ensures students get exactly the instruction they need when they need it.
For the summative evaluation, scores ranged from 0 to 3 with a mean of 2.
Whereas group designs, typically the basis for summative evaluation, are readily accepted as providing scientific evidence for program effectiveness, single subject designs typically form the basis for formative evaluation.
In the context of this study the correlation of learners' scored marks refers to the systematic investigation of relationships between the scores allocated by clinical assessors (Burns & Grove 2001:30; De Vos & Fouche 2001:226; Mouton & Marais 1990:44; Polit & Beck 2004:467) with regard to reasons for poor clinical competencies observed during summative clinical assessment of learners registered for the programme in the 2003 academic year.
John: Was not present for some of the lessons; summative assessment incomplete; randomly assigned numerals to dot arrays.
Four of those cohorts used summative assessments, while the other four used formative (self-assessment, peer assessment, portfolios, and cooperative learning assignments).
TRAINING ADAPTATIONS IN WOMEN FOLLOWING A NINE MONTH EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM: A SUMMATIVE EVALUATION STUDY.
This is followed by coverage of types of examples of differentiated assessments and the more specific categories of: highly structured assessments, assessments with moderate to no scaffolding, enriched assessments, and summative assessment.
A summative index score of patient management practice for each patient was computed by summing the binary indicators across the 18 practices.
I had to complete 6 months as a GP registrar and pass a summative assessment before becoming eligible for the Certificate of Equivalent Experience entitling me to work as a GP in Britain.
Also, in keeping with Healthy People 2010 objectives, all submissions must have undergone either "formative or summative evaluation" and evidence of evaluation must be provided.