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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...
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 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...
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...
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 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,...
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,...
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 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 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...
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 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 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 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...
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 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...
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,...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
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,...
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,...
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
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,...
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 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,...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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,...
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,...
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...
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...
This list contains the unique codes assigned by the U.S. Department of Education to all postsecondary schools participating in Title IV student aid programs. The list is organized by state and alphabetically by school within each state. Students use these codes to apply for financial aid on Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms or on the Web, entering the name of the school and its Federal Code for schools that should receive their information. The list includes schools in the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Coding, College Applicants, Colleges, Higher Education, Student Financial Aid
This proceedings contains the conference program, a list of presenters, and profiles of keynote speakers. Program descriptions are provided for the 10 1989 Exemplary Rural and Small Schools Program award winners chosen by the National Rural and Small Schools Consortium, and for the 7 1989 Exemplary Rural Special Education Program award winners chosen by the American Council on Rural Special Education. This document also contains 74 individual papers. Topics include education and training of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Demonstration Programs, Educational Change, Educational Development, Elementary...
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Many studies have been conducted regarding biological sex and its impact on academic achievement. However, they report conflicting results. Even when research has suggested there is a relation between sex roles and achievement, there has been little exploration of what components of achievement are most related to masculine and feminine gender types. This study examined the relationship between gender identity and study skills in undergraduates from a Mid-South University. Masculine...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, College Students, Higher Education, Sex Differences, Sex Role,...
This volume of biology units has been prepared with an introductory college level audience in mind. The intents have been to offer a variety of topics drawn from several sources and to enable instructors to use the materials at the level of their students. The units not only encourage, but some require, inductive teaching methods. Topics are: (1) The Nature of Science; (2) Evolution; (3) The Cell; (4) Reproduction, Growth, and Development; (5) Genetics; (6) Metabolism and Regulatory Mechanisms;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biology, College Science, Curriculum Development, Discussion (Teaching Technique),...
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...
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2014, 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 (Lisbon, Portugal July 15-19, 2014). The e-Learning 2014 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within e-Learning. This conference covered technical as well as the non-technical aspects of e-Learning under seven main...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in...
These 12 journal issues include articles on the following topics: cultural effects on learning and teaching English in Vietnam; a student guide to plagiarism; getting a master's degree in TEST at Temple University Japan; getting organized in Japan; conference reports; a discourse pattern for teaching the reminiscence story; student controlled learning; contagious storytelling; fairy tales and language learning; resources about storytelling; a study of attitudes and apathy in university students...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biculturalism, Bullying, Computer Assisted Instruction, Culturally Relevant...
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,...
This journal is a monthly publication of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT), a nonprofit professional organization of language teachers dedicated to the improvement of language learning and teaching in Japan. JALT's publications and events serve as vehicles for the exchange of new ideas and techniques, and a means of keeping abreast of new developments in a rapidly changing field. Each issue of the journal contains several sections and departments: feature articles; opinions and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary...
This guide, a revision of a 1966 work by Robert O'Neal, is intended to encourage reading beyond the traditional English and American literature texts by making available a useful resource in an area where few teachers have adequate preparation. The guide contains comparative reviews of the works of 136 authors and of seven works without known authors. The works represent various genres from classical to modern times and are drawn from Asia and Africa as well as from South America and Europe....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cultural Awareness, English Instruction, Higher Education, Literary Criticism,...
The Public Relations section of the Proceedings contains the following 15 papers: "The World Wide Web as a Public Relations Medium: The Use of Research, Planning, and Evaluation by Web Site Decision-Makers" (Candace White and Niranjan Raman); "Enlightened Self Interest--An Ethical Baseline for Teaching Corporate Public Relations" (Patricia T. Whalen); "Public Relations' Potential Contribution to Effective Healthcare Management" (Chandra Grosse Gordon and Kathleen...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advertising, Computer Mediated Communication, Conflict Resolution, Curriculum...
This proceeding of the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) 2000 conference contains 64 papers presented at the main conference and 12 papers presented at the fringe conference. Topics covered include: the 21st century information environment; user perspectives of the future of the Internet; the user interface; public libraries in a wired world; censorship in public libraries; knowledge management; the impact of change on research libraries; building a knowledge-based economy...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Electronic Libraries, Foreign Countries,...
A discussion of Nigeria's national language policy looks at the official structure for language instruction, its rationale, and perceived problems and possibilities. The policy requires that the mother tongue or language of the immediate community be the medium of instruction at pre-primary and early primary levels, with English emerging as medium of instruction halfway through primary education. At the secondary level, English remains the medium of instruction, but each child must also learn...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Hausa,...
The International Conference on Mathematics/Science Education and Technology (M/SET) is an annual conference focusing on current research, theory, issues, classroom applications, developments, and trends related to the use of information technologies in mathematics, science, and computer science education. This proceedings contains a corporate paper, a paper by an invited speaker, 44 full papers, and abstracts of 39 poster/demo papers. An author index is also included. Most papers contain...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary...
The papers collected in this volume document the research and opinions of speakers at the summer 1975 conference of the Speech Communication Association concerning sex-related aspects of communication. Part 1 of the volume consists of discussion of contemporary research and resources on communication and includes specific treatment of the following topics: interpersonal communication between the sexes; current research in the field; sex differences in language, speech, and nonverbal...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Elementary Secondary Education,...
The four 1998 issues of the journal on literacy education, entirely in Spanish, include these articles: "The Inevitable Radical Weakness of Language: Some Reflections about Forming Readers and Citizens" (Daniel Goldin); "Relationships among Reading and Writing, Thematic Units, Learning Through Research...In Search of Effective Instruction for Whole Language" (Timothy Shanahan); Comprehension and Textual Production in the Second Cycle of E.G.B.: Strategic Methodology"...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Childrens Literature, Classroom Techniques,...
This is the first of a three-volume set containing papers related to the theme of science education. In this volume, science and technology education was discussed as related to the quality of life with respect to: (1) the impact on everyday life situations; (2) decisions a responsible citizen has to make when dealing with controversial societal issues; and (3) the impact on future careers and the future products of scientific and technological research on careers. The symposium consisted of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Education, Citizenship Education, College Science, Conferences, Elementary...
The History Division of the proceedings contains the following 18 papers: "Woman as Machine: Representation of Female Clerical Workers in Interwar Magazines" (Jane Marcellus); "'So Vivid A Crossroads': The FCC and Broadcast Allocation, 1934-1939" (James C. Foust); "Cattle Barons Vs. Ink Slingers: The Decline and Fall of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (1887-1894)" (Ross F. Collins); "The Black Press, the Black Metropolis, and the Founding of the Negro...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Broadcast Television, Censorship, Federal Legislation, Females, Fiction, Foreign...
Among 51 papers and 3 symposia are the following: "Learning What?" (Andruske); "Stories Adult Learners Tell" (Armstrong); "Towards a Pedagogy for Disempowering Our Enemies" (Baptiste); "Teaching Scholarly Writing to Doctoral Students" (Barnett et al.); "The Outcomes and Impact of Adult Literacy Education" (Beder); "A Feminist Critique of Human Resource Development Research" (Bierema); "Human Capital versus Market Signaling...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Blacks,...
This document consists of all of volume 6 (26 issues) of the serial "The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education," a biweekly journal which addresses issues in higher education for Hispanic Americans. Each issue presents four feature articles, a policy update called "Outlook on Washington" and several opinion pieces. Feature articles address the following topics: political activism, racial harassment, the freshman year experience, the status of minorities 40 years after the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Civil...
This document, consisting of 7 chapters, 20 figures, and 261 tables, provides large amounts of statistical data on most aspects of United States education, both public and private. The chapters cover (1) all levels of education; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) postsecondary education, including college and university education and adult and technical education; (4) federal programs for education and related activities; (5) economic outcomes of education; (6) international education;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Cost Indexes, Degrees (Academic), Dropout...
This document contains the final program and abstracts for the 1997 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). Strands of the meeting included "Learning: Students' Conceptions and Conceptual Change"; "Learning: Classroom Contexts and Learner Characteristics"; "Teaching"; "Teacher Education"; "Curriculum, Evaluation, and Assessment"; "Cultural, Social, and Gender Issues"; "Educational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Classroom Environment, Cultural Context, Educational Change, Educational Strategies,...
This book presents a collection of essays in seven academic disciplines on the topic of international perspectives in those academic fields. The disciplines represented are geography, history, political science, sociology, psychology, journalism and mass communication, and philosophy. The book includes the following essays: "Higher Education, International Education, and the Academic Disciplines" (Sven Groennings); "Geography and International Knowledge" (Association of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Geography, Global...
The emphasis of the symposium was the Internet, or information superhighway, and the provision of information services to end users. Many internationally recognized librarians shared their experiences and expressed their ideas on new developments and possibilities related to the information superhighway. The 34 papers presented at the symposium addressed the following issues: (1) definition, applications, cost, security, privacy, access, delivery, and ease of use; (2) strategies and tactics for...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Cooperation, Developing Nations,...
This document consists of all 26 issues of Volume 10 of "The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education," a biweekly journal that addresses issues in higher education for Hispanic Americans. Each issue contains several feature articles, a policy update column called "Outlook on Washington," a description of an exemplary program, and a sample student success story. Among topics addressed by feature articles for each issue are: (1) Hispanic Americans and Ivy League colleges; (2)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Access to Education, Admission (School),...
This packet includes reprints of articles and other information concerning the use of computer networks in small, rural schools. Computer networks can minimize isolation; develop stronger links to the community; access reference information from remote sources; and create professional and academic exchanges for teachers, administrators, and students. The five sections of the packet cover introduction to networking, funding, implementation of networking technology in the classroom, issues such...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education,...
Forty-three essays were delivered at a conference on multicultural education held in 1991 and explore the ideas, beliefs, research findings, philosophical roots, and direction of multicultural education, along with its policy, practice, and critical assessment. Selected essays and their authors include: "History and Philosophy of the National Association for Multicultural Education: Credit Cards and Blind Faith" (Duhon-Sells and Pritchy Smith); "Toward Education that is...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Conference Proceedings, Counseling, Cultural Pluralism,...
Prepared by scholars from four countries, the 63 papers in this collection address recent developments and recurrent problems in the theory, practice, criticism, and teaching of argumentation. Following the texts of two keynote addresses, the papers are presented according to eight broad categories: argumentation theory, historical and political argument, ideology and argument criticism, argumentation in special fields, meaning and argument, interpersonal argumentation, argument in groups and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Collective Bargaining, Debate, Decision Making, Group Dynamics, Higher Education,...
The 1973-74 edition of this annual directory lists institutions in the United States and its outlying areas that offer at least a 2-year program of college-level studies in residence or, if nonresident in nature, that are accredited or preaccredited by an accrediting agency recognized for such purpose by the U. S. Commissioner of Education. The information presented for each institution includes its telephone area code and number, address, congressional district and county in which it is...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accreditation (Institutions), Colleges, Community Colleges, Directories, Enrollment,...
This document is a curriculum for preservice teachers that attempts to illustrate how environmental education and development education are related and to provide practical assistance for teacher educators who would like to include these important fields in their programs. The project provides a focus for discussion of environmental and development education issues in teacher education in Australia. The particular audience for this project is preservice teacher education. However, the workshop...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Economic Development, Elementary Secondary...