Refers to the systematic surveillance of classroom instruction with the goal of identifying instructional needs/challenges, describing the instructional activity, innovation or programme, or evaluating a change in instructional practice. Also referred to as classroom observation.

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An act or the faculty of observing or taking notice: an act of seeing or fixing the mind upon something, an act of recognising and noting measurement of some magnitude with suitable instruments.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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