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  • adjective based in theory rather than experiment

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Examples

  • Yes, it is important to use carefully developed, well standardized, theory-based tests of intellectual development.

    Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.: Intelligent Testing

  • Yes, it is important to use carefully developed, well standardized, theory-based tests of intellectual development.

    Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.: Intelligent Testing

  • Should law school be a professional faculty designed to produce legal technicians, or a theory-based approach designed to give students a conceptual understanding of the law?

    Goin’ Solo – A New Way to Learn : Law is Cool

  • Far more radical than cost-driven reconstructions of government in federal Canada or high-end Sweden, the coalition's cultural revolution is Maoist in its sweeping, theory-based ambition.

    Political briefing: A drip-drip bloodbath in SW1

  • Furthermore, these tests emphasize a person's profile of theory-based cognitive abilities, not their global intelligence.

    Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.: Intelligent Testing

  • Most law schools' offerings cover a wide range of topics, but clinical placements—often students' first chance for a taste of real law work—are usually optional and far fewer in number than theory-based courses.

    Law Schools Get Practical

  • Should law school be a professional faculty designed to produce legal technicians, or a theory-based approach designed to give students a conceptual understanding of the law?

    2009 February : Law is Cool

  • Furthermore, these tests emphasize a person's profile of theory-based cognitive abilities, not their global intelligence.

    Scott Barry Kaufman, Ph.D.: Intelligent Testing

  • Both theory-based modeling and practical experience support the conclusion that stability-oriented fiscal policy is far better for growth in the medium-to-long run than a "spend-spend-spend for growth" approach.

    Why Europe Is Cutting Spending

  • I've resigned myself to the fact that my mind doesn't work the way it needs to in order to get theory, and certainly not the way it needs to in order to produce theory-based scholarship.

    Priorities

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