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Able, Sam – Theatre Topics, 1994
Argues for the participation of theater programs in the development of a gay and lesbian curriculum. Predicts that gay and lesbian studies will soon take its place alongside existing cross-disciplinary programs in women's, African American, Native American, and other area studies. Presents examples of how to introduce gay studies into theater…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Lockhart, Marilyn – Academic Exchange Quarterly, 2003
Describes a mini-educational program at Montana State University (MSU) designed to encourage adult women to enter or return to higher education. The program was a joint effort between MSU and the local branch of the American Association of University Women. Presents the results, lessons learned, and areas for further work. (Contains 12…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Colleges, Continuing Education
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Macdonald, Gerald M.; Lemaire, Denyse – Journal of Geography, 1995
Maintains that growing grapes for winemaking has increased dramatically in the United States. Describes a college class assignment in which students analyzed climate and soil type to identify appropriate viticulture areas. Reports high student interest in the assignment and includes four figures illustrating the approach. (CFR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Class Activities, Cooperative Learning, Experiential Learning
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Ruiz, Vicki L. – History Teacher, 1987
Discusses the cursory treatment of Mexican Americans and Mexican American History in United States History textbooks and classrooms. Identifies instructional methods useful in engaging student interest. Argues that the present inadequacies of education and educational tools in this area perpetuate existing stereotypes and contribute to cultural…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Higher Education, History Instruction, History Textbooks
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Morris, John T. – PS: Political Science and Politics, 1998
Discusses the changes in the University of Connecticut's Proseminar in Latin American and Caribbean Studies graduate course that focused on: (1) interdisciplinary faculty participation; (2) a workshop model emphasizing development of fundamental skills; and (3) training in the use of research resources. Evaluates the course and highlights areas…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Course Content, Course Evaluation, Graduate Students
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Fisher, Albert B., Jr. – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1979
Those disciplines in the pharmaceutical sciences where critical manpower shortages now exist or will occur are identified by 34 pharmaceutical manufacturers in response to a request by the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education, which awarded fellowships in four critical areas. High priority needs are appended. (JMD)
Descriptors: Fellowships, Higher Education, Industry, Labor Needs
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Journal of Dental Education, 1993
The American Association of Dental Schools' revised guidelines on curricula for gross anatomy suggest percentages of effort and time devoted to curricular areas, offer a rationale for anatomy instruction, note primary educational goals and prerequisites, outline content, and make recommendations for sequencing. Appropriate faculty and facilities…
Descriptors: Anatomy, College Faculty, Course Content, Curriculum Design
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Journal of Dental Education, 1986
The American Association of Dental Schools' predoctoral guidelines for biomaterials curricula includes notes on interrelationships between this and other fields, a curriculum overview, primary educational goals, prerequisites, a core content outline, specific behavioral objectives for each content area, and information on sequencing, faculty and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Biophysics, Course Content, Course Organization
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Freeman, Stanley L., Jr.; Pelletier, Raymond J. – 1981
This five-chapter handbook is designed for use by teachers in elementary and secondary schools and adult education. Its purpose is to achieve more widespread awareness and understanding of the Franco-American presence in New England by offering teaching plans and strategies for incorporating materials into the existing humanities curriculum. It…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Area Studies, Community Involvement, Cultural Activities
Alexander, E. Curtis – 1979
The published and unpublished works of Dr. Yosef ben-Jochannan serve as the basis for this reference guide to African history and culture. The guide is intended for use by curriculum developers and high school and college level classroom teachers as they develop and implement courses on African studies and/or units to be incorporated into existing…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, African Literature, Blacks
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Richardson, George P. – American Mathematical Monthly, 1988
The overwhelming tendency of textbooks to ignore the midpoint-rectangle method of approximating a definite integral is noted. Examples are given, with stress on the accuracy of the method. (MNS)
Descriptors: Area, Calculus, College Mathematics, Geometric Concepts
Murphy, Joseph A.; And Others – AATF National Bulletin, 1987
The American Association of Teachers of French has proposed professional standards of competence for French teachers based on three principles: (1) teacher development is a continuum beginning in graduate study and extending throughout the professional career; (2) accreditation and evaluation of teacher education programs should take into account…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Curriculum Design, French, Higher Education
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Lalonde, R. G.; Shorthouse, J. D. – American Biology Teacher, 2000
Presents a quick and easy demonstration of species-area relationships. Focuses on common cynipid rose galls which can be found over much of North America. (ASK)
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Higher Education, Plants (Botany)
Goodman, Pearl – 1983
A practicum assignment designed for master's-level teacher trainees in the field of English as a second language is presented with a sampling of the results. The assignment was to design a communicative syllabus to cover three 50-minute periods and focus on three of these areas: language arts, language for a purpose, personal second language use,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communicative Competence (Languages), Course Content, English for Special Purposes
Workman, Brooke – 1983
Intended for high school and college literature instructors, this book contains materials for intensive semester-long seminars on the lives and works of three American authors: Ernest Hemingway, J. D. Salinger, and John Steinbeck. Each seminar revolves around seven papers the students are required to write and defend aloud in front of the rest of…
Descriptors: Authors, English Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Materials
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