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McKay, Sandra Lee, Ed.; Wong, Sau-ling Cynthia, Ed. – 2000
Articles include the following: "The Flowering of America: Linguistic Diversity in the United States" (R. Macias); "The American Linguistic Mosaic: Understanding Language Shift in the United States" (C. Veltman); "Bilingualism and Language Use Among Mexican Americans" (G. Valdes); "Puerto Ricans in the United States: Confronting the Linguistic…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Colonialism
Trimble, Joseph E., Ed.; Beauvais, Fred, Ed. – 2001
Substance abuse continues to be one of the most damaging and chronic health problems faced by Indian people. American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) substance abuse prevention and treatment programs must be framed within the broader context of the widening health disparities between AI/AN communities and the general population. Successful…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Culture, American Indians, Community Health Services
Oblinger, Diana G., Ed.; Rush, Sean C., Ed. – 1998
This collection of 16 monographs centers around the theme the "future compatible campus," which is based on the premise that higher education will become a "connected campus" in a technology-enabled environment consisting of three components: connected learning, connected service to the community; and connected management. In Part 1, titled "The…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Community Services, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Moran, R.; Rampey, B. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2008
This report presents information about the educational, home, and community experiences of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) fourth- and eighth-grade students that was collected during the National Indian Education Study (NIES) of 2007. AI/AN students represent about 1 percent of the student population in the United States. Approximately…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Grade 8
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Grigg, W.; Moran, R.; Kuang, M. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
The National Indian Education Study (NIES) is administered as part of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), which was expanded to allow more in-depth reporting on the achievement and experiences of American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students. It fulfills a mandate of Executive Order 13336 issued in 2004 calling for closer…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, National Competency Tests
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Mead, N.; Grigg, W.; Moran, R.; Kuang, M. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2010
Since 2005, the National Indian Education Study (NIES) has provided educators, policymakers, and the public with information about the background and academic performance of fourth- and eighth-grade American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) students in the United States. This report, the second in a two-part series based on the 2009 NIES survey,…
Descriptors: American Indians, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, Grade 4
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Moran, Lyndsey R.; Lengua, Liliana J.; Zalewski, Maureen – Social Development, 2013
Interactions between reactive and regulatory dimensions of temperament may be particularly relevant to children's adjustment but are examined infrequently. This study investigated these interactions by examining effortful control as a moderator of the relations of fear and frustration reactivity to children's social competence, internalizing, and…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Child Development, Young Children
President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC. – 1979
The National Multicultural Seminar on Mental Retardation among Minority Disadvantaged Populations was initiated in response to concern about the root causes of mental retardation especially in mild forms which tend to be more prevalent and more devastating among persons living in depressed, disrupted, and impoverished environments. Nineteen papers…
Descriptors: Blacks, Civil Liberties, College Role, Community Services
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Moran, R.; Rampey, B. D.; Dion, G.; Donahue, P. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2008
This report presents the results for Part I of the study focusing on the performance of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) fourth- and eighth-graders on the 2007 National Assessment of Educational Progress in reading and mathematics. A national sample of approximately 10,100 AI/AN students at grades 4 and 8 participated in the 2007 reading…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Pacific Islanders, American Indians, Alaska Natives
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Moran, John R.; Simon, Kosali Ilayperuma – Journal of Human Resources, 2006
We use exogenous variation in Social Security payments created by the Social Security benefits notch to estimate how retirees' use of prescription medications responds to changes in their incomes. Using data from the 1993 Wave of the AHEAD, we obtain instrumental variables estimates of the income elasticity of prescription drug use that are…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Drug Use, Computation, Income
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Videka, Lynn; Blackburn, James A.; Moran, James R. – Social Work Research, 2008
This article addresses strategies for research infrastructure development in social work by building on the profession's work of the past two decades and by drawing on the experiences of the larger university environment. The article provides a set of recommendations for the next generation of social work research, which is likely to be highly…
Descriptors: Social Work, Professional Education, Universities, Research Administration
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Moran, James R. – 2001
American Indians experience many problems related to alcohol misuse. However, there are prevention approaches that work to reduce risk of alcohol misuse among American Indians. With regard to the way prevention workers carry out their work in American Indian communities, programs must emerge from the community, prevention workers must demonstrate…
Descriptors: Alcohol Education, Alcoholism, American Indians, Community Programs
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Moran, James R.; Reaman, Julia Archer – Journal of Primary Prevention, 2002
Examines prevention programs targeting alcohol and other drug use among American Indian youth. Specific programs are considered within these frameworks: cognitive/information dissemination, affective education, social influence, and personal and social skills training. A particular focus in on the manner in which issues of culture are incorporated…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indians, Cultural Influences, Drinking
Moran, James R. – 1998
This paper describes the development of a measure of ethnic identity among American Indian adolescents. Data were collected in nine high schools in four American Indian communities (N=1,592). The self-report survey included eight ethnic identity questions, seven items about social competencies, eight items on personal mastery and locus of control,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Behavior Disorders, Biculturalism
Moran, R. Allen – Evaluation Quarterly, 1977
This paper argues that program evaluation research should be broadened to deal systematically with the economics of resource use at the level of the individual social service delivery agency. The argument is strengthened by the recognition that input use can be established by the same methods used to measure service delivery. (Author/MV)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Agency Role, Cost Effectiveness, Delivery Systems
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