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Pavel, D. Michael; Inglebret, Ella – Greenwood Press, 2007
This book will help Native people clarify their postsecondary aspirations, improve their college choice, and increase their success in college. After a thorough examination of the issues that should be considered, the authors present the different types of colleges available, programs and services to meet the special needs of Native students, and…
Descriptors: College Choice, American Studies, American Indian Education, American Indians
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Electrician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) have a thorough knowledge and understanding of electrical theory and its application to lighting, power and control equipment; (2) layout and install the various electrical circuits in residential, commercial, industrial and institutional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electrical Occupations, Skilled Occupations, Apprenticeships
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Carpenter apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able: (1) to responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) to supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) to understand the principles of sound and safe construction; (4) to know the characteristics and proper use of all building…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Course Descriptions, Program Descriptions
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Appliance Service Technician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) use and maintain hand and power tools to the standards of competency and safety required in the trade; (4) by skill…
Descriptors: Safety, Paraprofessional Personnel, Maintenance, Apprenticeships
Consortium on Chicago School Research, 2007
This booklet is addressed to beginning high school students, discussing what many researchers consider the most important year of high school, perhaps the most important year of school so far. Freshman year will set the stage for whether a student graduates and whether he or she will be ready for college. Citing years of study, the Consortium on…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, High Schools, Urban Schools, High School Freshmen
Jie, Zou – Online Submission, 2007
This paper identifies some problems Chinese universities have when they offer English literature as a compulsory course to advanced level English majors. One constructive approach is discussed, and some suggestions on improving literature teaching are put forward.
Descriptors: English Literature, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Salkind, Neil J. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007
This text teaches an often intimidating and difficult subject in a way that is informative, personable, and clear. The author takes students through various statistical procedures, beginning with correlation and graphical representation of data and ending with inferential techniques and analysis of variance. In addition, the text covers SPSS, and…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Validity, Reliability, Probability
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Insulator apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able: (1) responsibly do all work tasks expected of a journeyperson; (2) supervise, train and coach apprentices; (3) demonstrate the installation, fitting, fabrication and attachment of insulation, finishing and weatherproofing materials to a high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Construction Industry, Course Descriptions, Apprenticeships
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Glazier apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) be skilful in cutting, preparing, fabricating or other handling of all glass materials for buildings, fixtures and other uses; (2) do the glazing, setting, attachment, installation, removal of all types of glass material for buildings, fixtures…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Industry, Course Descriptions, Apprenticeships
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Welder apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) be skillful in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications; (2) have a working knowledge of the welding equipment involved with the various welding procedures; (3) comprehend drawings and develop layout patterns for projects and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Industry, Course Descriptions, Welding
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Wire Process Operator apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) be skillful in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications; (2) have a working knowledge of the welding equipment involved with the various welding procedures; (3) comprehend drawings; (4) have a thorough knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Industry, Course Descriptions, Welding
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology, 2007
The graduate of the Recreational Vehicle Service Technician apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) know the standards and regulations that relate to recreation vehicles; (2) install, repair and maintain LP gas distribution systems and appliances; (3) install, repair and maintain plumbing and electrical…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional Personnel, Maintenance, Apprenticeships, Foreign Countries
Greenberg, Barbara R.; Patterson, Dianne – Teacher Ideas Press, 2008
This textbook integrates chemistry and art with hands-on activities and fascinating demonstrations that enable students to see and understand how the science of chemistry is involved in the creation of art. It investigates such topics as color integrated with electromagnetic radiation, atoms, and ions; paints integrated with classes of matter,…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Secondary School Science, Laboratory Safety, Organic Chemistry
Breunlin, R. James; Kasper, Timothy A.; Kolet, Michelle; Letzel, Kendra; Letzel, Thomas; Noah, John; Schutte, Jennifer; Williams, Bob; Zickert, Chris – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This book is the result of the collaborative effort of nine AYA National Board Certified Teachers in Mathematics. Experiencing Mathematics, is a compilation of teacher-tested activities that prompt high school students to explore, conjecture and reflect on their mathematical adventures--thus "experience mathematics." The relevant nature of the…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Student Motivation, Cognitive Psychology, Mathematics Education
Lindsey, Delores B.; Martinez, Richard S.; Lindsey, Randall B. – Corwin Press, 2006
Multicultural classrooms require a multifaceted approach to creating inclusive, learning-rich environments that empower all students. To meet this growing need, "Culturally Proficient Coaching" provides educators with a simple, yet comprehensive, new framework: a powerful fusion of the field-tested and respected Cognitive Coaching and Cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Instructional Leadership, Multicultural Education, Academic Achievement
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