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Lay People

Scope Note: 
People lacking special training or knowledge in a given field -- also refers to members of the laity as opposed to the clergy
Category: Social Processes and Structures
Broader Terms
Population Groups
Narrower Terms
Lay Teachers
Use this term instead of
Laymen (1966 1980) (2004)
Nonspecialists (2004)
Related Terms
Professional Personnel
Added to ERIC: 3/10/1980