The UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*).

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Non-continuous texts

Texts that are organised differently than continuous texts, and therefore require a different kind of reading approach. Examples of non-continuous texts include lists, tables, graphs, diagrams, advertisements, schedules, catalogues, indexes and forms. Non-continuous texts are also known as document texts.

Textes non continus

Textes organisés différemment des textes continus, de sorte qu’ils permettent au lecteur d’employer des stratégies différentes pour comprendre l’information écrite. Quelques exemples de textes non continus : listes, tableaux, graphiques, diagrammes, annonces, horaires, catalogues et formulaires. Ces textes peuvent être fixes ou dynamiques.

Textos discontinuos

Textos que tienen una organización distinta a la de textos continuos y, por consiguiente, requieren aplicar un enfoque de lectura diferente. Entre los ejemplos de textos descontinuos se incluyen listas, tablas, gráficos, diagramas, avisos publicitarios, horarios, catálogos, índices de contenido y formularios. Los textos discontinuos también se conocen como textos de documento.