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In the traditional African society (TAS), the child is allowed to interact with learning materials and situations. Consequently, learning becomes relevant, meaningful, and purposeful in relation to the individual and the society. In the modern African society (MAS), education has been at best an experiment that is marked with inconsistencies in education systems. As a result, the youth are left confused as they are swept from one system to another without the benefit of counseling. In the TAS,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Development, Child Rearing, Counseling, Foreign Countries, Individual Needs,...
This paper presents an overview of educational policymaking in several developing countries in Africa by (1) examining the nature of various educational policies in these countries; (2) drawing comparative generalizations from the outcomes of the objectives of these policies; and (3) recommending ways to avoid the failure of educational reforms. Major educational policies in developing African nations have included the following: (1) primary education policies (increased coverage, quality...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Policy,...
This collection of articles from Indian newspapers is designed for use in the secondary classroom to assist with the study of India. There are 12 categories of articles: (1) Women: Like Avis, #2 But Trying Harder; (2) Calcutta: City of Joy; (3) India: Feeling Its Curry; (4) Us & Them: Misunderstandings; (5) Those Monsoon Showers May Come Your Way; (6) Religious (In)tolerance: The Babri Dispute; (7) Caste and Outcast; (8) Problems Aplenty; (9) Election Year Politics; (10) Isms; Terror,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Anthologies, Cultural Education, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Foreign...
This textbook of Nepali lessons is a revision of a text originally developed in 1965. Materials are divided into seven units and are organized to follow an audiolingual approach with pattern drills. The numeric system of Nepali is also outlined. A Nepali-English glossary is included, with both romanized and script versions of Nepali words, as well as an English-Nepali glossary and an English-Nepali technical glossary for surveyors. (CLK)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, English, Glossaries, Instructional Materials, Language...
This sourcebook presents reading guides for 39 literary works frequently used by scondary school English teachers. The guides contain an overview of the work, a pool of instructional objectives for each work, a variety of activities, a series of discussion options, suggestions for evaluation, and annotated lists of related works. Included are: "Foreword" (T. C. Ley); "Overview of Critical Approaches" (A. Dunlop and D. Clark); "Conrad Aiken's 'Silent Snow, Secret...
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A Tagalog reader designed for adult students beyond the intermediate level contains 30 lessons in agriculture, art, economics, education, history, language, literature, medicine, music, political science, religion, and sociology. Each unit contains four sections: (1) a reading passage with numbered paragraphs and underlined vocabulary words, for later reference; (2) two word lists containing general and specialized or technical vocabulary, defined as used in the text, with parts of speech,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Advanced Courses, Creative Writing, Cultural Education, Foreign...
This book makes a case for the mother tongue as the medium of education for the first 12 years of the child's life. It describes Nigeria's 6-Year Primary Project, which taught experimental groups of students in their native Yoruba in varying degrees for their first 6 school years, beginning in 1970. The book shows how the mother-tongue education program was planned, organized, and implemented. Chapter 1 traces the historical background of mother-tongue education, describing educational policy...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Bilingual Education Programs, Curriculum Development,...
A discussion of the situation of Idoma, a Nigerian language, begins with different accounts of the language's origin, referring to both local legend and cosmology. It then proceeds to a review of modern linguists' efforts, since 1927, to classify the language. A statistical overview contains information on the number of speakers of Idoma as a first language, bilingual and multilingual speakers, varieties within the language, and structural and functional relationships between varieties. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Languages, Alphabets, Community Services, Diachronic Linguistics, Foreign...
Very little research has been done on first or second language acquisition in the Philippines. Most second language learning studies cited in the literature concern acquisition of English in English-speaking communities, and most American studies of Filipino language acquisition are superficial, consisting primarily of morpheme analysis. The Philippines are an excellent laboratory for language acquisition studies because of the multilingual context. Within the country, research on the nature of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Children, Code Switching (Language), Discourse Analysis, Educational Policy,...
The two parts of this book consider two main facets of nonformal curriculum development: theory and practice. Part I on nonformal curriculum theory has four chapters. Chapter 1 addresses the origins, meaning, purpose, and scope of nonformal education. Chapter 2 examines three major themes in discussions on nonformal education: nonformal education as an instrument of positive change, as a social control mechanism, and the context. Chapter 3 explores the rationale. Chapter 4 examines the rational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Curriculum Development, Economic Development, Foreign...
This 14th annual ED-MEDIA conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education. ED-MEDIA, the premiere international conference in the field, spans all disciplines and levels of education and attracts more than 1,000 attendees from over 50 countries. This document contains papers from attendees representing researchers...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Programs,...
This dictionary of collocations was compiled by an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teacher in Saudi Arabia who teaches adult, native speakers of Arabic. The dictionary is practical in teaching English because it helps to focus on everyday events and situations. The dictionary works as follows: the teacher looks up a word, such as "talk"; next to the word is a list of words associated with that word, such as "peace, pep, pillow, shop, trash, heart-to-heart, man-to-man, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Dictionaries, Elementary Secondary Education,...
Background reading resource materials and teaching units for elementary and secondary teachers interested in teaching about peace and justice are presented in this resource manual. The units are designed to help students learn that nonviolent conflict resolution is possible and that war is not inevitable; realize that sharing our resources, helping the poor, and living more sparingly and responsibly is a matter of justice and not charity; and appreciate the differences in cultures around the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Conflict Resolution, Course Content, Cultural Awareness, Elementary...
Part I of this document analyzes the field of comparative adult education, and Part II contains annotations on selected resources considered most relevant to the field. The first part identifies and discusses major areas of weakness in the field. It covers the essence of social science research, the evolution of comparative adult education methods, and selected events and activities in comparative adult education. The section concludes by acknowledging strong evidence of growing new...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Comparative Education, Educational...
Higher education in Nigeria has experienced a phenomenal rate of growth since independence in 1960. The number of students enrolled in Nigerian universities grew from 1,396 in 1960, to approximately 25,000 in 1974, and the Nigerian universities commission has projected that the number will double by 1979-80. The quantum jump in student enrollment and the evolution and growth of Nigeria's six universities are discussed in relation to a historical background and the emergence of the British...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Administration, Educational Development, Educational Finance, Educational...
This book is the teacher's edition to the 1987 edition of the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Green Version textbook. It contains directions for teaching with this version, a description of the accompanying materials, teaching strategies by chapters, lists of useful software, safety guidelines, a materials list, chemical safety information, and the complete student edition of the textbook with answers to the exercises. Annotations in the margins of the text provide objectives, directions...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biological Sciences, Hazardous Materials, Instructional Materials, Laboratory...
This volume of the 30th annual proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education conference presents: plenary panel papers; research forum papers; short oral communication papers; and poster presentation papers from the meeting. Information relating to discussion groups and working sessions is also provided. Plenary lecture papers include: (1) Mathematics, didactical engineering and observation (G. Brousseau); (2) A Semiotic View of the Role of Imagery and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Mathematics...
The Proceedings of PME-XI has been published in three separate volumes because of the large total of 161 individual conference papers reported. Volume I contains four plenary papers, all on the subject of "constructivism," and 44 commented papers arranged under 4 themes. Volume II contains 56 papers (39 commented; 17 uncommented) arranged under 9 themes. Volume III contains 53 papers arranged under 17 themes, and 4 Research Agenda Project papers. Due to space limitations, the subject...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Addition, Affective Behavior, Algebra, Arithmetic, Computer Uses in Education,...
A study of S. R. Ranganathan's theory of reference service is undertaken by using an historical methodology. It was evident from the literature review that Ranganathan had established that reference service was the most important work and served as the hub of all library practices. There were six factors that were repeatedly considered by Ranganathan to form the theoretical base upon which the practical reference service was built: (1) Ranganathan's colon classification system; (2) classified...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Classification, Foreign Countries, Information Retrieval, Library Research, Library...
The document contains information on adult education in India, consisting mainly of a collection of previously published articles from professional journals and other related communications focusing on: input factors, nonformal education, voluntary organizations, literacy, community development, urban education, worker education, Satellite Instructional Television Experiment, and adult education organizations. (EA)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Anthologies, Communications Satellites, Community...
This collection presents papers pertaining to the wide area of educational multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications. The conference serves as a forum for the dissemination of information on the research, development, and applications in all areas of multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications in education across all disciplines and levels. The papers cover a range of topics, including: instructional design; distance education; authoring; media in education; interactive learning...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Authoring Aids (Programming), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in...
Instructional radio is a relatively low cost technology which can deliver effective educational programs to any school capable of receiving broadcasts, however remote the school might be. This paper explores the Radio Language Arts Project (RLAP), an application of instructional radio technology to the teaching of English as a foreign language. The advantages and disadvantages of the use of radio in education are noted, and successful realizations of radio's potential in Kenya and Nicaragua are...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developing Nations, Educational Radio, Elementary Education, English (Second...
This set of five separately-published annual bibliographies present annotations of children's and youth literature chosen for literary and/or graphic qualities to be part of the Bologna Children's Book Fair. The 1994 bibliography contains over 200 titles in 28 languages from 40 countries; the 1995 issue contains over 170 titles in 25 languages from 38 countries; the 1996 issue contains nearly 250 titles in 27 languages from 43 counties; the 1997 issue contains 275 titles in 23 languages from 43...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary...
This directory brings together basic information about a variety of programs and organizations concerned with disability in 173 countries. The main body of the directory lists the countries alphabetically. Each country listing begins with a summary page which provides a map and basic demographic and statistical information about the country. Programs and organizations are listed alphabetically within their respective country listing. Information provided generally includes program or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International...
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education (JSISE). The CELDA 2014 conference aims to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in...
This 13th annual ED-MEDIA conference serves as a multidisciplinary forum for the discussion of the latest research, developments, and applications of multimedia, hypermedia, and telecommunications for all levels of education. This document contains papers from attendees representing more than 60 countries, with keynote speakers representing both academia and industry. Approximately 450 long and brief papers were selected for presentation at the conference. In the papers, there are several...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in...
This index, which was compiled from a selected list of 45 periodicals published in 1996, lists more than 2,000 business education articles and research studies. Articles are listed under the following subject categories and subcategories: basic business (accounting, consumer awareness, economics, entrepreneurship/small business, finance investments, international business, management, marketing); communications (business English, collaboration, court reporting, electronic, multicultural,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Students, Basic Business Education, Business, Business Administration, Business...
These eight journals include articles on such topics as the following: adult literacy; incorporating song lyrics and music into the English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) classroom; using poetry with adult ESL learners; reading "Time" and "Newsweek" in ESL classrooms; teaching intuitively; teacher-created materials; New England English; Internet learning; projects for teachers without access to full language labs; the influence of television; Ebonics; immigrant students; jail...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Business English, Computer Uses in...
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a fast pace and affecting academia and professional practice in many ways. Paradigms such as just-in-time learning, constructivism, student-centered...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to...
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The purpose of this text is to develop conversational skills in Tamil. It is to be used as a review of what has been learned in class and not as a teaching device. The language materials consist of four types of language learning activities. The unit microwave cycle divides the learning process into two basic phases. The first phase involves mimicry, memorization, and manipulation, and the second phase involves conversational application of what has been learned. Drill exercises, the second...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Agriculture, Conversational Language Courses, Grammar, Instructional Materials,...
Articles in this special issue include the following: "ICT and Modern Foreign Languages: Learning Opportunities and Training Needs" (Graham Davies); "Authoring, Pedagogy and the Web: Expectations Versus Reality" (Paul Bangs); "Web-based Instructional Environments: Tools and Techniques for Effective Second Language Acquisition" (Esperanza Roman); "From Rooms to Environments: Techno-Short-Sightedness and Language Laboratories" (Pascual Perez); "Web...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education,...
The selection of reading texts for second language learners of Indonesian for this volume were based on the desire to provide level-appropriate material, to reflect the diversity of contemporary Indonesian society, and to pique the interest of university students. Included materials are from government publications, Jakarta newspapers, provincial newspapers, news magazines, sensational magazines, women's magazines, popular and serious literature as well as personal letters, postcards, memos,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Charts, Foreign Countries, Illustrations, Indonesian, Instructional Materials,...
This collection of papers on the intercultural communication between the United States and Japan is divided into three sections. The first section, "Introduction to Intercultural Communication," describes the background of the relationship between Japan and the United States, the history of the study of intercultural communication, and some of the problems related to it--barriers that make communication between Americans and Japanese more difficult. The second section,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries,...
This guide seeks to be a tool for action and a resource for understanding some of the key issues concerning Africa today. Through a series of six sessions, participants focus on a particular theme or issue that links their community with the African context. The six sessions focus on: (1) "Building Connections with Africa"; (2) "Culture Connections"; (3) "Economic Connections"; (4) "Issue Connections" (Children and Youth, Environment, Food and Hunger,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Culture, African History, African Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural...
Beginning Pashto is part of a set of materials for teaching oral and written Afghan Pashto. The Pashto writing system is taught in the first unit of the book and is used in the presentation of the material from then on. In the first three units, material is provided also in a romanized transcription. After that, the transcription of a word or phrase is given only when the word or phrase is introduced, or when pronunciation is the focus. Dialogues and readings on various topics (e.g. food,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Pashto,...
A special theme issue of this biannually published journal illustrates a range of topics that public folklorists in New York state have addressed in their work. The first article, "Forty Years before the Mast: Sailing the Stormy and Serene Seas of Public Folklore" by Bruce R. Buckley, introduces the volume by setting public folklore in its social and political context. Public schools become a focus for many public folklore projects in the 1960s. Education programs in New York museums...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Anthropology, Art Education, Ballads, Community Resources, Cultural Maintenance,...
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two volumes. Volume 1 contains papers dealing primarily with research and development topics. Papers dealing with the practice of instructional technology...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Technology, Ethnicity, Educational Games, Specialists, Cooperation, Video...
These proceedings contain the papers of the 12th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2015), October 24-26, 2015, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by Maynooth University, Ireland, and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in Education (JSISE). Full papers in these proceedings include: (1) Towards a Metadata Schema for Characterizing...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conferences (Gatherings), Computer Uses in Education, Learning Processes, Expertise,...
Arranged in eight sections, this catalog provides elementary and secondary educators with resources on global education. General resources in section 1 are arranged under organizations and projects, language and area studies centers, youth exchange organizations, miscellaneous, and bibliographies of books, journals, and classroom activities. Section 2, Africa, contains separate listings of books, journals, films, and educators' and students' bibliographies, each subdivided by subject area....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Asian Studies, Books, Cultural Awareness, Educational Media,...
The WebNet 2001 conference addressed research, new developments, and experience related to the Internet, intranets, and extranets. The 452 contributions of WebNet 2001 presented in this volume consist of the full and short papers accepted for presentation at the conference. Major topics covered include: commercial, business, professional, and community applications; e-learning/educational applications; electronic publishing and digital libraries; ergonomic, interface, and cognitive issues;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Distance Education, Educational Technology,...
This document consists of a collection of 18 curriculum projects created by U.S. teachers after visiting China during 1988. The projects cover a variety of topics concerning China: "Chinese Living Environments" (R. Stumpe Brent); "China as a Model of a Mixed Economy in a Developing Nation" (G. Caressi); "Images of Traditional China: A Humanities Approach" (C. Gecan); "A Summer in China: Some Reflections and Observations" (C. Gayo Hess); "Continuity...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Foreign Culture, High Schools, Instructional Materials,...
The 23rd EUROCALL conference was held in Cyprus from the 24th to the 27th of August 2016. The theme of the conference this year was "CALL Communities and Culture." It offered a unique opportunity to hear from real-world CALL practitioners on how they practice CALL in their communities, and how the CALL culture has developed in local and global contexts. Short papers from the conference are presented in this volume: (1) The impact of EFL teachers' mediation in wiki-mediated...
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This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation," Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The 11th BCES Conference theme is "Education in One World: Perspectives from Different Nations." The Distance Partner Conference...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach,...
Over 5800 books pertaining to higher education are included in this bibliography. Its 16 sections deal with the following areas: 1) historical, philosophical, sociological, and general development; 2) organization and administration; 3) finance, budget, and business administration; 4) faculty personnel; 5) directories; 6) admissions and registration; 7) student personnel; 8) teaching methods and media; 9) learning and psychological factors; 10) graduate curricular; 11) adult and university...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accreditation (Institutions), Administration, Admission (School), Bibliographies,...
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This guide is designed for Ivatan (Ibatan) language training of Peace Corps workers in the Philippines, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of: phrase lists for a wide range of daily activities and needs; a list of targeted core language competencies, at three proficiency levels, for those daily activities; an Ivatan-to-English glossary; a workbook with illustrated exercises for language practice and skill reinforcement; and extensive grammar notes. (MSE)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acculturation, Community Services, Competency Based Education, Daily Living Skills,...
For the twenty-eighth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the National AECT Convention in Orlando, Florida. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two volumes. Volume 2 contains over 100 papers dealing with instruction and training issues. (Individual papers contain references, figures, and tables.) [For...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Research and Development, Communications, Computer Uses in Education, Word Problems...
These issues of "The Language Teacher" examine second language learning issues in Japan, focusing on such topics as the following: language educators and labor law; using videofeedback to nurture self-monitoring skills; learning diaries in learner training; English for special learners; developing listening subskills with trivia; attitude and motivation in language learning; the need for change in English writing instruction in Japan; the role and influence of Japan's university...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Attendance Patterns, College Entrance Examinations, Communicative Competence...
This paper argues that the ancient people of Kemet (Egypt), "the black land," built and operated the first major libraries and institutions of higher education in the world. Topics of discussion include the Ancient Egyptians as an African people; a chronology of Ancient Kemet; literature in Kemet; a history of Egyptian Librarianship; the temple-library-university; the Kemetic library as the prototype for all libraries; the first librarians and library directors; library architecture;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Literature, Classification, Development, Dewey Decimal Classification,...
This sourcebook presents reading guides for 22 literary works frequently used by secondary school English teachers. The guides contain an overview of the work, a pool of instructional objectives for each work, a variety of activities, a series of discussion options, suggestions for evaluation, and annotated lists of related works. Included are: "Foreword" (T. C. Ley); "Overview of Critical Approaches" (D. Clark and A. Dunlop); "Stephen Vincent Bennet's 'By the Waters of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Authors, Class Activities, English Curriculum, English Instruction, English...
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2013, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Prague, Czech Republic, July 23-26, 2013). The e-Learning 2013 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within e-Learning. This conference covers both technical as well as the non-technical aspects of e-Learning. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in...
Papers in this proceedings explore the theme of rethinking teaching and learning through technology. Along with general session papers that address asynchronous learning networks and the World Wide Web as a classroom without walls, the document contains papers in the following eight tracks: (1) Assessing the Effectiveness of Technology in Teaching and Learning, including evaluation of a notebook computing project, evaluation of three educational online delivery approaches, and return on...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Computer Uses in Education, Distance...
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference on Mobile Learning 2013, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Lisbon, Portugal, March 14-16, 2013. The Mobile Learning 2013 International Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of mobile learning research which illustrate developments in the field. Papers in these proceedings include: (1) Common Mobile Learning Characteristics--An...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Educational...
A group of scientists and science educators of Washington State University has developed and pilot tested an integrated physical science program designed for preservice elementary school teachers. This document includes the syllabus and class materials for the Chemistry block of the physical science courses developed by the group. Included are diagrams, lecture notes, laboratory exercises and evaluation materials to be used with the course. Topics include: (1) laboratory burners; (2)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Chemistry, College Science, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum...
The book and accompanying CD-ROM is designed to assist teachers who want to develop their own materials on the World Wide Web, are interested in integrating interesting Web sites and ideas into their curriculum, or are interested in students' perspectives of the Web. It is also for anyone who wishes to refresh a language or get a feel for a new one or who wants to learn more about Web-based language teaching. The book is divided into three parts and several chapters. Part one,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Chinese, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Educational Technology, English...
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2015, taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 2 to 4 of May. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and behavioral standpoints), from this academic and practical scientific discipline, is aimed ultimately to benefit society. This International Conference seeks to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, College Students, Academic Achievement,...
While leaders in India have been slower than other non-Western nations to encourage the sales of Western fast food products, signs of these foods are present in larger cities like Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta, and Madras. This unit of study is a series of lessons designed to introduce junior high school or high school students to various aspects of the culture, religion, history, economy, and political structures of India. The unit's lessons, however, center around food as a method of introducing...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Cultural Background, Cultural Context, Curriculum Development,...
This document contains the proceedings of the 9th Biennial National Conference of the Australian Association for Environmental Education and the Marine Society of Australasia. The contents provide a valuable snapshot of the state of environmental education in Australia while moving towards the end of the 20th century. Papers include: (1) "Stand Up, Stand Up and Be Counted: Exploring Three Myths in Environmental Education" (Fien, J.); (2) "Learning through Landscapes: The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education,...
These proceedings were composed of 290 papers, submitted by 700 authors from 15 countries, in the field of rehabilitation engineering and technology. Of the 290 papers, 13 are written in French. Papers are generally two to four pages in length, and are organized within the following areas of rehabilitation technology: service delivery practice (15 papers), personal transportation (3 papers), augmentative and alternative communication (20 papers), prosthetics and orthotics (14 papers),...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Aging (Individuals), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for...
For the thirty-seventh year, the Research and Theory Division and the Division of Instructional Design of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) sponsored the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Jacksonville, Florida. This year's Proceedings is presented in two volumes--Volume 1 includes twenty-seven research and development papers. Volume 2 includes thirty-one papers on the practice of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Research and Development, Web Sites, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in...
This sourcebook presents reading guides for 27 literary works frequently used by secondary school English teachers. The guides contain an overview of the work, a pool of instructional objectives for each work, a variety of activities, a series of discussion options, suggestions for evaluation, and annotated lists of related works. Included are: "Foreword" (T. C. Ley); "A Summary of Critical Approaches" (A. Dunlop and D. Clark); "Sherwood Anderson's 'I'm a Fool'"...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Authors, Class Activities, English Curriculum, English Instruction, English...
This teacher's guide and student guide unit contains supplemental readings, activities, and methods adapted for secondary students who have disabilities and other students with diverse learning needs. The materials differ from standard textbooks and workbooks in several ways: simplified text; smaller units of study; reduced vocabulary level; increased frequency of drill and practice; concise directions; and presentation of skills in small, sequential steps. The unit focuses on world history and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Curriculum, Disabilities,...
Divided into eight documents, an introduction and guides to the program for levels 1-7 (which corresponds to grades 4-10, respectively), this material makes up the civic education program for schools in the Northwest Territories (Canada). The introductory guide includes a statement of philosophy and goals, an overview of the program, considerations and goals for implementation, and the addresses of publishers and organizations that civics teachers may find useful. The focus of the activities...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizenship Education, Civics, Curriculum Guides, Educational Objectives, Elementary...
This annotated bibliography and index presents nearly 2,000 references that are substantially unique to African or African American teaching and learning. Designed to support teacher education, the bibliography features references that were chosen if they were culturally relevant, recognized the African or African American experience, and drew from the cultural experience of African and African American people. References also had to contribute to the enhancement of teaching and learning, had...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Culture, African History, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Dialects, Black...
This guide is designed for Luganda (Ganda) language training of Peace Corps workers in Uganda, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of an introduction on use of the materials and a series of topical instructional units addressing specific language competencies. Each unit includes the targeted competency and a behavioral objective, text or dialogue, several grammar and vocabulary exercises, and grammar and cultural notes. Unit topics include greetings and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acculturation, African Languages, Bantu Languages, Community Services, Competency...
This collection presents papers pertaining to the wide area of educational multimedia and hypermedia. The ED-MEDIA conference series aims at using new technology for purposes beyond "infotainment" and "edutainment" to improve education for all. The volume is a guide to what is happening in educational multimedia and hypermedia right now and what is to happen in the future. Developments in elementary and secondary education, higher education, and distance education are...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Distance Education, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary...
This study explores the Philippine experience in values development. The primary goal of providing values education at all three levels of the school system in the Philippines is the development of a person committed to building a free, democratic, peaceful, and progressive nation. The program hopes to develop Filipinos who possess the following values and traits: (1) self actualization, people imbued with a sense of human dignity; (2) a sense of responsibility for community and environment,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizenship Education, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Prevention, Reading...
This quarterly annotated bibliography lists periodicals, scholarly journals, and institutions that may be of interest to modern language teachers, and provides bibliographic information for modern language reference, research, and teaching materials. In each issue, an introductory section provides background information on sources and details the bibliography's structure. Major sections include listings of articles and instructional materials, alphabetically by author, followed by separate...
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These proceedings contain the papers of the 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Madrid, Spain, February 28-March 2, 2014. The Mobile Learning 2014 International Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of mobile learning research which illustrate developments in the field. Papers in these proceedings include: (1) Supporting Teachers to Design and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in...
The present volume is a 176-unit course in spoken Sesotho, designed to prepare Peace Corps volunteers to communicate using basic sentence patterns in the most commonly encountered cultural contexts. The units, or "microwave cycles" are presented in two phases, "manipulative" and "communicative" oral practices. The Sesotho material appears in phonemic transcription, with English glosses. Extensive cultural as well as grammatical notes to the student make up an...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural Context, Glossaries,...
This guide is intended to help schools and classroom teachers in Alberta provide successful school experiences for gifted and talented students. Section 1 focuses on program administration, including Alberta legislation, policy, and regulations; district administration of programs; and school administration of programs. Section 2 identifies an emerging paradigm which views giftedness as having multiple forms and as being diagnostic, developmental and based more on performance than test results....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Creativity, Curriculum Development,...
The first appendix in this report is the complete version of the literature review from the research project "Motivation and Engagement of Boys: Evidence-based Teaching Practices." This project was carried out by the University of Western Sydney on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST) between December 2004 and June 2005. The project is a quality teacher initiative under the Australian Government Quality Teaching Programme (AGQTP)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Technology, Evidence, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods, Research...
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This document includes volumes 2-18 (November 1978 through August 1995) of the newsletter of the National Association for Bilingual Education. Individual issues contain news and information about a wide range of issues in bilingual education, including: international, national, and state trends; multicultural education; legislation concerning bilingual education; public policy and policy formation; classroom teaching techniques; program design and administration; program types; parent...
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This report discusses the teaching of French intonation through computerized instruction. In particular, the development of a computer program for teaching French intonation is described and explained. The first part of the report examines the role of oral language instruction in French, including a history and overview of methodologies. The content of oral language instruction, and its difficulties are then examined, and special teacher training needs are noted. The second part of the report...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Software Development,...
Articles are included on such issues as the following: heritage languages; the psychology of language; the Voice of America broadcasts; dual language programs; linguistic autobiography in the language classroom; pronunciation; electronic education; dialects; world languages; bilingual education; language travel; language structure; conceptual metaphor for language learners; language teacher training; medical language; study abroad; misleading test scores in California;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bilingual Education, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Awareness, Dialects,...