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Peterson, Paul E., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
In the 2003 Grutter v. Bollinger University of Michigan Law School affirmative action case, Sandra Day O'Connor declared on behalf of the majority of justices that, "We expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary." As this amounts to no less than a mandate that affirmative action for college…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Affirmative Action, Equal Education, Educational Policy
Pfeiffer, Steven I., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
This handbook incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education. It consists of six sections: (1) History and global perspectives on the gifted field and talent development; (2)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Theories, Talent Identification
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Vilardi, Teresa, Ed.; Chang, Mary, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2009
Written by the team at Bard College's Institute for Writing and Thinking, this book is designed to provide practical guidance regarding the challenges and potential of writing-based teaching, and suggestions for how to adapt the practices to particular classroom situations. The contributors share candid, first-hand accounts of what it is like to…
Descriptors: Process Approach (Writing), Writing Instruction, Praxis, Classroom Environment
Au, Wayne, Ed.; Bigelow, Bill, Ed.; Karp, Stan, Ed. – Rethinking Schools, Ltd, 2007
Since the first edition was published in 1994, Rethinking Our Classrooms has sold over 180,000 copies. This revised and expanded edition includes new essays on: (1) science and environmental education; (2) immigration and language; (3) military recruitment; (4) teaching about the world through mathematics; and (5) gay and lesbian issues. Creative…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Justice, Standard Spoken Usage, Childrens Literature
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; And Others – 1995
This second edition presents 15 papers intended to summarize the well-confirmed knowledge in the field of special education. The handbook is divided into three sections: the first on students with mild disabilities, those at risk for school failure, and those needing remedial help; the second on distinct disabilities; and the third on general…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Hannaway, Jane, Ed.; Lockheed, Marlaine E., Ed. – 1986
An examination of social scientists' views on educational policy and practice over the last two decades may be useful to current reform efforts. Part one of this book reviews major social changes that have affected education during the past 20 years and that remain critically important today. Part two consists of papers by scholars who assess the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Montemayor, Raymond, Ed.; Adams, Gerald R., Ed; Gullotta, Thomas P., Ed. – 2000
This book is designed to summarize, integrate, and evaluate current research on adolescent development. It contains the following chapters: (1) "Paths to Adulthood: Adolescent Diversity in Contemporary America" (Ramond Montemayor); (2) "Competence among Urban Adolescents in Poverty: Multiple Forms, Contexts, and Developmental…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Development, Adolescents, American Indians
Charles, Cheryl, Ed.; Samples, Bob, Ed. – 1978
The document presents 12 essays dealing with social implications of science-related issues. Intended for use by social studies/social science educators, the book focuses on curriculum, instruction, and learning environments as well as on intellectual issues related to science and society. The essays are organized into four sections. Section I…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Culture, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
Lincoln, Yvonna S., Ed.; Denzin, Norman K., Ed. – 2003
The chapters of this volume traces the changes in the discipline of qualitative inquiry over the last five decades. The collection serves as a textbook for training scholars in the history and trajectory of qualitative research. The chapters of part 1, The Revolution of Representation: Feminist and Race/Ethnic Studies Discourses, are: (1) Situated…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Ethnography, Feminist Criticism, History
Odden, Allan R., Ed. – 1991
The educational policy implementation process is examined in this book, which shows how policy implementation has evolved through several stages during the past 25 years. The first two stages primarily addressed macro-implementation issues of whether and how policies initiated at higher levels of government became implemented in school districts…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Egendorf, Laura K., Ed.; Hurley, Jennifer A., Ed. – 1999
Contributions in this collection present opposing viewpoints about factors that put teens at risk; illustrate how society can deal with teenage crime and violence; show how to prevent teen pregnancy; and present the roles of the media and government in teen substance abuse. The following essays are presented: (1) "A Variety of Factors Put Teens at…
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Delinquency, Pregnancy
Perreault, George, Ed.; Lunenburg, Fred C., Ed. – 2002
The 26 essays in the volume compose the 10th annual yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. The essays examine the pressing issues facing educational leaders from a variety of philosophical perspectives. The essays are as follows: "President's Message: Professors and Practitioners: Building Bridges…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Principles, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education
Norbeck, Jane S., Ed.; Connolly, Charlene, Ed.; Koerner, JoEllen, Ed. – 1998
This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. These essays focus on nursing, examining partnerships between education and service, nurse and person, and profession and community. Chapters describe both theoretical and experiential ways in which nursing has begun to incorporate service-learning…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Case Studies, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Clinics
Weaver, Constance, Ed. – 1998
This collection reflects the stance that a truly balanced approach to reading instruction will focus not only on reading but on literacy; integrate language and literacy across disciplines; attend to reading, writing, and other skills and strategies in context; and reflect a coherent integration of as broad a research base as possible. Following a…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Elementary Education, Integrated Activities, Literacy
Burnett, Darlene J., Ed.; Oblinger, Diana G., Ed. – 2002
This collection is intended to help planners, administrators, and student service professionals gain a better understanding of the changes emerging in student services as it demonstrates how innovative leaders are responding to these challenges. Part 1, "Creating the Student-Centered Experience," contains: (1) "Innovation in Student…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education