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McNeil, William J.; Maroney, James C. – Community College Social Science Journal, 1978
Reports on a 1974 survey of administration and teaching in history departments in 56 Texas postsecondary institutions, which covered American history survey courses offered, pedagogical practices, materials, course and instructional evaluation, objectives, and recommendations. Survey instrument is appended. (DR)
Descriptors: American History, College Curriculum, Core Curriculum, Course Evaluation
Zavaleta, Anthony N. – AGENDA, 1979
In the Mexican American barrios of Texas' Lower Rio Grande Valley, existence is complicated by the interactive forces of culture, society, and economy. These three factors act in unison to create an etiology of alcohol and drug use and abuse which is poorly understood by persons outside the barrio's grasp. (Author/NQ)
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Patterns, Cultural Influences, Drug Abuse
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McCleneghan, J. Sean – Journalism Quarterly, 1980
Reports on an investigation focusing on the interrelationships of certain media and nonmedia variables (including newspaper, television, and candidate image variables) that appeared to be operating in a way that influenced the outcome of 23 Texas mayoral races. (Author/GT)
Descriptors: Elections, Mass Media, Media Research, News Reporting
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Birmingham, Joseph C.; Borland, David T. – Community/Junior College Research Quarterly, 1980
Examines administrator attitudes toward faculty collective bargaining as determined by a survey of the presidents, chancellors, and chief executive officers of the community and junior colleges in Texas. Analyzes personal and institutional factors related to collective bargaining formalization. (JP)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Characteristics, Administrators, Collective Bargaining
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Prothro, Hayes – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1978
The author describes Texas's approach to cooperative manpower planning in special education. (CL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Handicapped Children, Inservice Teacher Education, Labor Force Development
Cole, Adelaide M. – Indiana Social Studies Quarterly, 1978
Traces the career of Francis Richard Lubbock, Governor of Texas from 1861-1863, and offers an explanation for Lubbock's refusal to run for re-election. Data indicate that Lubbock believed he could be more effective in the Confederate Army than in the role of governor. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: American Culture, Case Studies, Civil War (United States), Governmental Structure
Corry, James M.; Merki, Don – Health Education (Washington D.C.), 1978
The evolution of health education in Texas is described with educators working together to facilitate change to include comprehensive health education in the schools. (JMF)
Descriptors: Conferences, Health Education, Public Schools, Statewide Planning
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Frantz, Joe B. – Academe: Bulletin of the AAUP, 1979
Distinctive characteristics of higher education institutions in Texas are described. Its lack of recognition as a leading state higher education system is emphasized. Academe in Texas is viewed as being in the developing stages but showing great potential. (BH)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Departments, Educational Assessment, Faculty Evaluation
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Kilgore, William J. – Academe: Bulletin of the AAUP, 1979
The trend toward academic freedom in Texas that began in the sixties and its current status in the state are examined with specific reference to individual Texas colleges. The impact of the Texas Education Agency and changes in governing boards, faculty, and administration on academic freedom are discussed. (BH)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Administrative Policy, College Faculty, Community Colleges
Murray, Lane; Hickl, Joe – VocEd, 1979
The General Accounting Office studied the Texas correctional educational system and identified the following strengths: (1) the prison-school district concept, (2) inmates help design the curriculum, and (3) apprenticeship training agreements. (LRA)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Educational Programs
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Caffey, David L. – Community/Junior College Research Quarterly, 1979
Discusses a survey of the opinions of two-year college faculty as to what goals and activities should be included in faculty development. Goals pertaining to individual teaching performance and activities that can be performed independently or individually were preferred. (DD)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Full Time Faculty
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Valverde, Leonard A. – NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, 1979
Reports the results of a 1977 survey of instructional supervision in many bilingual programs in California, Arizona, and Texas. Presents state-by-state profiles revealing common characteristics of the programs and the indadequacies of program supervision, which are corroborated by national study findings. Briefly discusses program evaluation and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Educational Programs, English
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Enos, Richard – Journal of Education for Social Work, 1978
The deployment, utilization, and potential future employment opportunities for Bachelor's level social workers is examined. Reports concerning budgeted and vacant positions for different types of social service personnel, degree and academic fields specified for the positions, and estimates concerning future social service personnel positions are…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Employment Opportunities, Higher Education, Labor Needs
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Crawley, Frank E.; Krockover, Gerald H. – School Science and Mathematics, 1979
Describes a project undertaken during fall semester, 1976, with secondary-science student teachers at the University of Texas at Austin. The project was designed to help student teachers identify science attitudes and successfully involving them in classroom activities. (HM)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Extracurricular Activities, Higher Education, Instruction
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Dickinson, George E. – Adolescence, 1978
Comparison of adolescent sex information sources for Black and White males and females in a northeast Texas community was made from 1964 and 1974 questionnaire data. While parents remained the preferred source of sex information, a general change was noted from parents to friends as the stated source. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, High School Students, Information Sources, Longitudinal Studies
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