Self-selection

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Self-selection

Consequence of a contract that induces only one group to participate.

Self-Selection

A situation in which only one person or group can take advantage of a contract.
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Thus, the purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of 16 wks of training with subjects self-selecting physical activities in sports versus programmed physical activities in fitness within the Physical Education classes on anthropometric and biochemical components.
The online poll of 1,024 young people (self-selecting) was carried out by SwapitShop on behalf of the NSPCC in April.
Simon Jeffery One of the rules of modern life is that you should never take an internet poll at face value--the respondents are self-selecting, they are probably having a laugh.
Rather, I would say 'art informed by feminism.'" Kelly's "Love Songs" (the show's title borrows and alters that of Plath's poem) are, taken together, irreverent hymns to those self-selecting (and it would seem relatively few) members of today's generation at once deeply invested in and yet necessarily distanced from the feminisms (there are many) that preceded them.
Such institutions will indeed lose potentially appropriate and interested students who just cannot bring themselves to do the additional work, and, as such, the schools will find they attract a more self-selecting student body.
But Abta, who found 94 per cent of people satisfied with packages, said of the latest survey: "It was self-selecting and may not be representative."
This self-selecting stay-behind network became the core of Al Qaeda, which was created to wage jihad beyond the borders of Afghanistan.
Obviously, you wouldn't want to extrapolate that number to the general workforce; people responding at the site were presumably self-selecting. But the lesson bears repeating, says site co-founder Gary Lahey: "In view of the significant costs of turnover to both companies and the people who leave, this result should remind all executives to be vigilant in building and maintaining a culture that protects people from bad bosses and rewards good bosses."
Students in both rooms were divided into groups of three or four on a self-selecting basis to brainstorm lists of ideas that they could suggest to the district superintendent in order to improve school access.
During fifteen 40-minute lessons, grade 6-8 students will: recognize a form of literature according to its characteristics; indicate personal preference by self-selecting a novel in the detective fiction subgenre of mystery; practice predicting, deducing, and analyzing through oral and written discussion; write in expository mode, as well as in descriptive and persuasive modes to a lesser degree; develop and use an extended vocabulary by incorporating terms used by those involved in crime solving; progress through all aspects of the writing process from prewriting to publishing; use self-monitoring and feedback from peers and teachers to evaluate reading, writing, listening, viewing, studying, and research skills; and evaluate what they have learned from the novel and the writing project.
The self-selecting nature of active trips ensures that group members--the average group size is 18--are people with similar interests and diverse backgrounds.