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This booklet presents a variety of materials concerning the first part of Tony Kushner's play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes." After a brief introduction to the play, the booklet presents a description of the principal characters in the play, a profile of the playwright, information on funding of the play, an interview with the playwright, descriptions of some of the motifs in the play (including AIDS, Angels, Roy Cohn, and Mormons), a quiz about plays,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Acting, Cultural Enrichment, Drama, Higher...
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,...
The purpose of this publication, as in the case of the other "World Education Series", is to provide a guide for the use of admissions officers and others in the admission and placement of the students of a particular country for study in educational institutions in the United States. Specifically it is hoped that this volume will furnish the basis of sounder assessment of the quantity and the quality aspects of Indian educational institutions, and the Indian student and his academic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, Administrator Guides, Admission (School), Comparative Education,...
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 study examined which curricularists have been most influential in the formulation of curriculum theory in America since the beginning of this century. In addition the study sought to uncover the extent of theorists' reliance on the Cartesian-Newtonian model. Using a Delphi technique, the project mailed two successive questionnaires to 169 members of the Society for the Professors of Curriculum. The initial mailing asked respondents to identify those curriculum theorists they considered...
Topics: ERIC Archive, College Faculty, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research,...
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...
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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,...
This report presents a synthesis and critique of approximately 850 books, research studies, and journal articles appearing between 1960 and 1978 on sex role socialization and sex discrimination. It also offers a number of hypotheses regarding the emergence, maintenance, and elimination of sex discrimination. This document is presented in six parts. Part I focuses on sex role socialization, with particular emphasis on sex typing of behaviors, women's achievement and motivation, and women's...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Access to Education, Achievement, Attitude Change, Developed Nations, Developing...
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...
This index lists business education articles and research studies compiled from a selected list of 48 periodicals and yearbooks that were published during 1994 and that were selected because of their focus on business education or business education-related topics such as information systems (including business communications), business teacher education, and vocational education (primarily marketing education). Entries are listed under the following subject headings: accreditation,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Business Administration Education, Business Communication, Business Education,...
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,...
This document consists of the first 16 issues of a serial providing learning activities for intermediate and advanced students of Spanish. Each issue is organized around a separate theme, with the first 9 issues devoted to celebration of the fifth centenary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus: (1) "Cultural Contact"; (2) "Expeditions"; (3) "The Age of Discoveries"; (4) "The Hispanic Presence in the United States"; (5) "Expo '92";...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Athletics, Content Area Reading, Cultural Activities, Culture Contact,...
This document, consisting of 7 chapters, 31 figures, and 360 tables, provides statistical data on most aspects of United States education, both public and private, from kindergarten through graduate school. The chapters cover the following topics: (1) all levels of education; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) postsecondary, college, university, technical, and adult education; (4) federal programs for education and related activities; (5) outcomes of education; (6) international...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Degrees (Academic), Dropout Rate, Educational...
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...
A catalog prepared by the Resource Center, Texas Educational Agency, provides information about audio and video tapes available for duplication and also about films, filmstrips, and slide-tape presentations available for free loan to Texas educational institutions. Programs cover all areas of the school curriculum from kindergarten through college as well as professional development and subjects appropriate for in-service education study groups. The major section lists audio tapes arranged by...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiotape Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, Catalogs,...
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,...
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...
Proceedings of the 1981 Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum and the 1981-82 AIR Directory are presented in a single volume. General session addresses and authors from the forum are as follows: "Some Possible Revolutions by 2001" (Michael Marien); "Information, the Non-Depletive Resource" (John W. Lacey); "What's Higher about Higher Education?" (Harland Cleveland); and "An Assessment of the Past and a Look at the Future" (George Beatty,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Awards, Biology, College Role, Committees, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers,...
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 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...
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...
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 proceedings contains papers from the 2002 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Papers are organized in the following sections: (1) Invited Papers and Invited Panels; (2) Concepts & Procedures; (3) Corporate & Distance Education; (4) Diversity/Equity; (5) Educational Computing Course; (6) Educational Leadership; (7) Electronic Portfolios; (8) Faculty Development; (9) Fine Arts; (10) Graduate and Inservice Education; (11) Instructional Design;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education,...
This annotated bibliography is an annual volume devoted to maintaining a record of graduate work in speech communication, providing abstracts of doctoral dissertations, and making subject area bibliographies available. The contents of this volume include "Studies in Mass Communication: A Selected Bibliography, 1973" by Roland C. Johnson and Kenneth J. Ksobiech; "Behavioral Studies in Communication, 1973: A Selected Bibliography" by Thomas M. Steinfatt; "A Selected...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Communication (Thought Transfer), Doctoral...
This document consists of all 14 issues of a bimonthly serial, from its inception in May 1991 through November 1993. "Da Que Hablar" provides numerous authentic materials from magazines and newspapers to stimulate discussion in Spanish in the foreign language classroom. The articles cover topics such as current events, cultural issues, sports, celebrity profiles, and cities to visit. Comprehension questions follow each section, and activities such as crossword puzzles are also...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Content Area Reading, Higher Education, Illustrations, Instructional Materials,...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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,...
This document contains selected conference papers all relating to visual literacy. The topics include: process issues in visual literacy; interpreting visual statements; what teachers need to know; multimedia presentations; distance education materials for correctional use; visual culture; audio-visual interaction in desktop multimedia; the evolution of a drawing; visualizing the experience of Alzheimer's; virtual reality and artificial intelligence; curriculum; successful student...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Art Education, Color, Computer Graphics, Curriculum, Distance Education, Elementary...
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...
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,...
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...
Digests prepared by clearinghouses of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) began to emerge seriously in 1984 as one of the most desirable and popular products of the various clearinghouses. Although ERIC Digests were not initially listed in the ERIC database because of their brevity, today they are entered routinely. This bibliography contains resumes for all digests entered into the database through March 1993, a total of 1,321 digests. Resumes as presented in the database are...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Databases, Documentation, Early Childhood...
This document contains hearings on the regulations issued by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare for the implementation of Title IX of Public Law 92-318. The main focus of Title IX is the ban on sex discrimination in any educational program or activity assisted by the federal government. The regulations will be reviewed solely to see if they are consistent with the law and with the intent of the Congress in enacting the law and to decide if the regulation writers have read and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Church Related Colleges, Educational Legislation, Equal Education, Evaluation...
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,...
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,...
This directory lists the over 1,500 members of the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. The member colleges and universities are listed by state and within each state section listed alphabetically by institution. The listings show addresses, institution presidents, and contact persons with telephone numbers. An introduction describes the history and mission of the Network. The Network standards to which all members have made a commitment...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Alcohol Abuse, Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Coordinators,...
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...
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,...
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,...
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...
The Proceedings of PME-XVIII have been published in four separate volumes because of the large number of individual conference papers reported. Volume I contains brief reports for 11 Working Groups and 8 Discussion Groups, 55 "Short Oral Communications," 28 Posters, 5 Plenary Panel reports, and 4 Plenary Session reports. Volume II contains 50 Research Reports covering authors with last names starting with A-G. Volume III contains 52 Research Reports covering authors with last names...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Affective Behavior, Algebra, Beliefs, Calculators, College Mathematics, Computers,...
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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,...
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,...
In this recruiting directory, information is provided on junior and senior Spanish-surnamed students from more than 800 United States colleges and universities. The table of contents shows schools alphabetically by state; each graduating student is then listed alphabetically by state, with information given on his school, discipline (major), and date of graduation (month and year); tables show total numbers of Spanish-surnamed students graduating within each discipline (arranged according to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, College Graduates, Directories, Higher Education, Spanish Americans, Surveys
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...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Instruction,...
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...
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 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...
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...
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,...
Recognizing film as a medium of expression that should have a place in high school and college classrooms, this book provides a framework for teaching about film as a medium and for studying the ways filmmakers use images and technology to convey experiences, emotions, and ideas. The first part of the book presents six chapters on "reading" the movies: (1) the Art of Fiction Film; (2) the Languages of Film; (3) the Technology of Film; (4) a Brief History of Film; (5) Theories of Film;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Discourse Analysis, English Instruction, Film Study, Films, High...
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 collection of conference presentations contains 48 papers and 122 abstracts (for which there are no formal papers). The papers and abstracts are presented in two separate sections, but both are categorized by special interest groups: (1) Academic Computing (SIGAC, 1 paper, 9 abstracts); (2) Computer-Based Training (SIGCBT, 8 papers, 12 abstracts); (3) Elementary, Secondary, and Junior College (ELSECJC, 6 papers, 14 abstracts); (4) Emerging Technologies (ETSIG, 5 papers, 11 abstracts); (5)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Artificial Intelligence, Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction,...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
The Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, met on two occasions, on the first to hear witnesses on how the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965 can help low income students overcome challenges to obtain postsecondary education; and on the second to hear how student financial aid programs can be simplified to provide easier access. On the first hearing day the following witnesses appeared: Honorable E. Thomas...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Access to Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Higher Education,...
This document contains selected papers from the 25th annual conference of the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA). Topics addressed in the papers include the following: visual literacy; graphic information in research and education; evaluation criteria for instructional media; understanding symbols in business presentations; multimedia; image ethics; digital images; visual information strategies; screen design; color preference; deep viewing; mythological symbols; visual thinking...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Art Education, Art Teachers, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cultural Activities,...
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 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...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Foreign Countries, Information Sources, Instructional...