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Stewart, John F.; Gustafson, John E.; Moore, Michael E.; Forshee, J. Lance; Canaan, Patricia; French, Donald P. – American Biology Teacher, 2023
Students who experience research as undergraduates tend to remain in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Since course-based undergraduate research experiences (CUREs) are often expensive to implement, we developed a relatively inexpensive first-semester research course for majors entitled "Freshman Research in…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Majors (Students), Science Education, Cost Effectiveness
Callahan, Rebecca M., Ed.; Gándara, Patricia C., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2014
The Bilingual Advantage draws together researchers from education, economics, sociology, anthropology and linguistics to examine the economic and employment benefits of bilingualism in the US labor market, countering past research that shows no such benefits exist. Collectively, the authors draw on novel methodological approaches and new data to…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Labor Market, Bilingual Education, Educational Benefits
Marschark, Marc, Ed.; Spencer, Patricia Elizabeth, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2010
"The Oxford Handbook of Deaf Studies, Language, and Education, Volume 2," is an updated edition of the landmark original volume. A range of international experts present a comprehensive overview of the field of deaf studies, language, and education. This area has grown dramatically over the past forty years. From work on the linguistics…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Linguistics, Sign Language
Jerman, Jerry, Ed. – Association for Continuing Higher Education, 2009
The 2009 proceedings of the Association for Continuing Higher Education represent the professional presentations of the keynote sessions, the concurrent sessions, and the business meeting of the association's 71st annual conference, held at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel in Philadelphia on November 15-18, 2009. The conference provided an engaging…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Administrator Education, Distance Education, Outreach Programs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1987
Held to authorize a White House Conference on Library and Information Services (WHCLIST) in 1989, this hearing focused on library services for literacy, productivity, and democracy as well as on the conference structure and costs. Statements and supporting information provided by the following individuals and institutions were presented: (1)…
Descriptors: Conferences, Democracy, Federal Legislation, Financial Support
Greene, Madeleine F., Ed. – 1988
Conventional wisdom on the nature of leadership in higher education is challenged in this collection of 12 essays. They are divided into three sections: (1) The Context; (2) New Leaders and New Models; and (3) Strategies and Resources. Chapters and authors include: "Leaders and Their Development" (Madeleine F. Green); "Toward a New Leadership…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Change Strategies, College Administration, College Faculty
Stevenson, Chris, Ed.; Carr, Judy F., Ed. – 1993
A group of middle level teachers collaborated in designing some innovative teaching units about topics already known to be inherently interesting to their students. The students' interests were integrated with existing curriculum goals. This book presents the teachers' insights on this project and includes detailed examples of integrated…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Early Adolescents, Instructional Innovation, Integrated Activities
Boettcher, Judith V., Ed.; Doyle, Mary M., Ed.; Jensen, Richard W., Ed. – 2000
The selections in this collection explore topics related to the future of information technology and strategic, academic, resource, and facilities planning in institutions of higher education. Part 1, "Developing the Vision: Principles, Paradigms, Life Cycles, and Values," contains: (1) "Mega-Level Strategic Planning: Beyond Conventional Wisdom"…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Planning, Facility Planning, Futures (of Society)
Tchudi, Stephen, Ed. – 1993
This book probes the possibilities of interdisciplinary learning and integrated curriculum through the structuring and expressive powers of language. The 15 essays in the book explore the issues of bridging the gap between the two cultures of science and humanities, demystifying science for learners, teaching students to construct and explain…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Fused Curriculum, Higher Education
Griggs, Richard A., Ed.; Jackson, Sherri L., Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This book follows in the footsteps of the first three volumes in the "Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology" series. In the prefaces to these volumes, the various editors all stressed two major points relevant to the development of this series. These comments also apply to this book. First, introductory psychology is one of the most…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Introductory Courses, College Instruction
Sinclair, Mary F., Ed.; And Others – IMPACT, 1992
This feature issue of IMPACT focuses on the empowerment of families with a member who has a developmental disability. It presents strategies and models for a collaborative, respectful approach to service provision, and presents the experiences of families in seeking support and assistance. Feature articles include "Two Generations of…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Cultural Differences, Delivery Systems
Taavitsainen, Irma, Ed.; Melchers, Gunnel, Ed.; Pahta, Paivi, Ed. – 1999
Chapters in this book include the following: "Dickens as Sociolinguist: Dialect in 'David Copperfield'" (Patricia Poussa); "Contemporary Irish Writing and a Model of Speech Realism (John M. Kirk); "Dialect and Accent in Jim Cartwright's Play "Road" as Seen Through Erving Goffman's Theory on Footing" (Marion Fields); "The Representation of…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Black Dialects, Classics (Literature), Diachronic Linguistics
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
This collection of papers presented at a 1996 conference on children's mental health focuses on models to improve service delivery. Papers have the following titles and authors: (1) "Empirical Evaluation of an Alternative to Hospitalization for Youth Presenting Psychiatric Emergencies" (Scott W. Henggeler); (2) "An Experimental Study of the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Children, Crisis Intervention
Higbee, Jeanne L., Ed.; Lundell, Dana B., Ed.; Arendale, David R., Ed. – Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban Literacy, University of Minnesota, 2005
This book explores the vision and contributions of the former General College, a program existing 74 years in the University of Minnesota, highlighting its history, mission, programs, research, and student services. This includes an evolving and dynamic program for teaching, learning, and research for student success in higher education. Following…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Intellectual Development, Student Development, Higher Education
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