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Castenell, Louis A., Ed.; Tarule, Jill M., Ed. – 1997
This collection of papers examines the issue of minority and female deans in colleges of education, offering the current thinking by a group of minority and female deans of education. Part 1, "Changing Leadership: Tensions within Academic and Social Roles," presents the first four chapters: (1) "Surviving the Middle Passage: The Absent Legacy of…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrators, Alternative Assessment, Black Colleges
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Hensel, William A.; Dickey, Nancy W. – Academic Medicine, 1998
Medical faculty must ensure that students understand the appropriate balance between financial and professional considerations. Faculty should place financial considerations in proper perspective and should teach the basic components of professionalism, how current cost-containment efforts may threaten medicine's professional status, appropriate…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Business Administration, Ethics, Financial Policy
Hensel, Nancy – Day Care and Early Education, 1977
Suggests ideas for using blocks in the teaching of mathematics, science, and social awareness. (Author/SB)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Creativity, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Materials
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Hensel, Nancy – Roeper Review, 1985
A cooperative program for gifted fourth, fifth, and sixth graders began as a result of budget cuts. The program has experimented with scheduling patterns, course offerings, and teacher selections. (Author/CL)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Elementary Education, Gifted, Intermediate Grades
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Hensel, Nancy – Thought and Action, 1989
Many women find it difficult to reconcile the responsibilities of a career and a family. Issues discussed are: sexual discrimination on campus, women faculty members less productive than male colleagues and therefore less qualified for promotion, family responsibilities restricting women's opportunities for advancement, the 1978 Pregnancy…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, College Faculty, Higher Education, Parent Role
Hensel, Nancy – 1991
This brief report summarizes a longer report with the same title. It examines the problems of the increasingly severe shortage of qualified teachers in American higher education and the need to recruit large numbers of new faculty during the next decade and, as the potential solution to both problems, the recruiting of women to fill these faculty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Colleges, Educational Demand, Educational Resources
Hensel, Nancy – 1992
This paper describes the struggle of the University of Redlands (California), a comprehensive liberal arts institution, to come to terms with the diversity represented in its three distinct educational approaches. Each approach attracts faculty with a particular perspective about higher education, and often, these perspectives are in conflict. The…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Divergent Thinking
Hensel, Nancy – 1991
This monograph examines gender differences and related issues in higher education faculty and proposes steps to change the current climate to resolve gender inequalities, solve the impending shortage of faculty, and improve diversity among faculty. A look at the status of women in academia finds that women are an under-represented group in tenured…
Descriptors: Academic Rank (Professional), College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship, Faculty Promotion
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Hensel, Nancy – Adult Learning, 1991
Accommodating older students in teacher education requires changes in course scheduling and admission policies, using paid internships for student teaching, selecting master teachers comfortable with mentoring older students, and making special financial, child care, and other arrangements to meet individual circumstances. (SK)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Students, Higher Education, Midlife Transitions
Hensel, Nancy – 1990
The tremendous economic, cultural, and social changes that have taken place in the United States in the past 30 years have significantly altered family life. To meet the needs of families, communities and family structures have changed. For the past 10 years, the National Government has been redefining its role in relation to the family. While it…
Descriptors: Community Action, Community Programs, Family (Sociological Unit), Government Role
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Hensel, Nancy; Franklin, Carol – Roeper Review, 1983
A summer enrichment program at the University of Redlands (California) for elementary and junior high gifted students focused on leadership skills, specifically creativity problem solving in groups. Data analysis and measurement posed a problem. (CL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Enrichment, Gifted, Junior High Schools
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Hensel, Nancy H. – Roeper Review, 1991
This article describes leadership development activities with gifted preschool and kindergarten children enrolled in the University of Redlands (California) summer school program and a local private elementary school. Methods of teaching the skills of social sensitivity, problem solving, and conflict resolution are described, including role…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Early Childhood Education, Gifted, Interpersonal Competence
Hensel, Nancy Hove – 1973
The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effects of a creative dramatics program and a creative expression program on the development of basic language concepts, creative thinking abilities, and creative dramatics abilities in kindergarten children. The sample consisted of 58 children divided into three racially and sexually balanced…
Descriptors: Creative Dramatics, Creative Expression, Creative Thinking, Doctoral Dissertations
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Shearron, Gilbert F.; Hensel, Nancy – Journal of Research and Development in Education, 1973
Presents a paradigm for teacher education and its implications in attempting to determine how research and development with young children influences teacher education. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Child Development, Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research