Glossary (Version 8.4)

To think carefully about something, such as past experiences, activities or events.

To identify connections or associations between ideas or relationships or between components of systems and structures.

A connection or association between ideas or between components of systems and structures.

An extent to which repeated observations and/or measurements taken under identical circumstances will yield similar results.

Data that have been judged to have a high level of reliability; reliability is the degree to which an assessment instrument or protocol consistently and repeatedly measures an attribute achieving similar results for the same population.

A test within an experimental investigation that is carried out more than once under the same set of conditions.

An independent experiment that uses the same method in order to validate findings.

A written account of an investigation.

To locate, gather, record and analyse information in order to develop understanding.