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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Kazukauskas, Kelly A.; Lam, Chow S. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2010
This study investigated certified rehabilitation counselors' (CRCs) attitudes, knowledge, and comfort in addressing disability and sexuality issues. One hundred ninety-nine CRCs completed a modified version of the "Knowledge, Comfort, Approach and Attitudes toward Sexuality Scale" to determine the effect of knowledge and attitudes on level of…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Measures (Individuals), Rehabilitation Counseling, Sexuality
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Raylu, Namrata; Kaur, Inderjit – International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 2012
The study assessed treatment expectations (TE) of outpatients with substance use problems as well as factors that affect their TE. Participants were 200 outpatients presenting at three community based substance abuse treatment services. Results of general linear modelling analyses showed that outpatients with substance use problems have higher…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Expertise, Counselor Client Relationship, Patients
Matiella, Ana Consuelo, Ed. – 1994
This collection offers strategies for making health education culturally relevant. The volume is organized into five sections. The first section, "Foundations for Multicultural Health Education," includes chapters: (1) "Who Are the Children and How Is Their Health?" (Iris M. Tropp, Marie J. Montrose); (2) "The Acculturation Process and…
Descriptors: Child Health, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gordon, P. R.; Rogers, A. M.; Comfort, M.; Gavula, N.; McGee, B. P. – Educational Horizons, 2001
Problem-based learning was used as an enrichment activity in 2% of an urban middle school's curriculum. Assessment showed that it improved behavior and science achievement of low-income minority students. (SK)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Constructivism (Learning), Middle School Students, Middle Schools
Comfort, Robert M. – Journal of College Placement, 1979
Describes how a small college, in the face of an outdated image as a teacher's college, has aggressively sought to place its business graduates in jobs. Several techniques for attracting college recruiters are described. (Author)
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Job Placement, Program Descriptions