GESTALTISM

the name that is given to the belief system used in Gestalt psychology.

GROUP MARRIAGE

Family pattern found in some indigenous cultures and minority religious groups where several men and women live together, sharing household burdens, child rearing and...

GENDER SCRIPT

a temporally organised gender related sequence of events. A female gender script can be laundry, cooking and male gender script can be building, mowing...

GRADE NORM

the name for the standard score or the range of scores representing average achievement of a set group of people. See grade equivalent.

GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

GOAL SETTING

the process that will establish a time frame and the behaviour targets needed to get to the goal. It involves motivation for effort needed...

GUIDED PARTICIPATION

Process where the influence of social partners and social cultural practices combine to give support and direction to children and learners. Occurs with explicit...

GENETICIST

Name of the health professional studies genetics. They may be a member of the staff of a medical services department of a hospital, medical...

GRADE SCALE

term applied to the standardised scale with scores expressed in terms of the grade norm.

GHOST IN THE MACHINE

phrase that is used to emphasise the problems that are associated with Cartesian dualism. The m mind is seen as the non-physical entity or...

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