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n. a position assigned to the behavior in question. This position is usually in reference to the scale of an assessment tool or an inventory made of other behaviors. The rating is also based on the degree by which one or several behaviors are shown by a participant.

BEHAVIOR RATING: "In monitoring and evaluating student behavior in class, a behavior rating is obtained and recorded right after a pre-specified observation peiod. "

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