a factual written record of a person's conduct, based on succinct, spontaneous, and descriptive observations made by an onlooker. This constitutes the person's view of an individual - as opposed to specific assessments
What is ANECDOTAL RECORD?
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ANECDOTAL RECORD: "The student required to create an anecdotal record decided to write down a list of his or her professors behaviors in class. "
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