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Aptitude

The natural ability to do something or to learn it quickly. Some aptitude is necessary to perform any job well. For example, one must have an aptitude for math in order to become a proficient technical analyst.
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The Ball Foundation's science of evaluating aptitudes is an important part of the scientific foundation behind YouScience.
Students receive quality academic instruction and vocational training to pursue an active career commensurate with individual aptitudes and inclinations, Dr.
Pink describes throe important factors that will drive the need for increased reliance on right-brain-directed aptitudes to serve as a business diffentiator in the future.
To find out for sure, someone would have to do a long-term study looking at whether early interests develop into later aptitudes, as opposed to the opposite theory that aptitudes cause interests.
The threefold purpose of this article is to: a) discuss writing apprehension, b) describe undergraduate nursing students' reading and English aptitudes, and c) explore the relationships between reading and English aptitude and discipline-specific formal writing ability in a population of undergraduate nursing students.
This interaction of distance aptitudes springs from many generations of selection based on success in races of not less than five furlongs.
It includes tests similar to those readers are likely to encounter in job interviews and school applications, testing abstract visual, verbal, and numerical reasoning aptitudes, spatial and systems aptitude, and logic and intuition of different types.
At the end of the study, significant relations were found between the students' programming achievement and their general aptitudes and mathematics achievement.
This will be the seventh National Scholarship Test that allows gifted young people enter universities without taking exams based on their knowledge and aptitudes.
BTI director Hameed Saleh said the accompanying exhibition offered delegates and visitors the opportunity to experience psychometric testing and aptitude testing and to judge for themselves how the different tools on offer assess their aptitudes and inclinations.
A school aims to harness all the other aptitudes of pupils in its educative process.
Though exceptions undoubtedly exist, women with higher aptitudes can ordinarily be expected to be more effective classroom teachers than those with lower aptitudes.