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Gould, Stephen Jay – Natural History, 1983
Discusses a 20-year period in British geology (1820-1840), focusing on a theory proposed by Reverend William Buckland in his "reliquiae diluvianae of Relics of the Flood." Indicates that this flood theory, the centerpiece of modern creationism, was disproved by professional clergymen who were also geologists, scientists, and…
Descriptors: College Science, Creationism, Evolution, Geology
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Carr, Michael H. – Mercury, 1983
Highlights current information on the martian surface. Topics include a planetary overview (atmosphere, dust storms, water vapor/ice, soil analysis) and surface features (craters, volcanoes, canyons/channels, polar regions, wind-related features). Similarities/differences between Mars and Earth are also discussed. (JN)
Descriptors: Astronomy, College Science, Earth Science, Geology
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Page, Don N.; McKee, M. Randall – Mercury, 1983
The future of the universe is discussed in terms of several models. These include the closed, open, and critical models of the universe. Black holes and speculation on what may happen to life in the cosmological models are also discussed. (JN)
Descriptors: Astronomy, College Science, Higher Education, Models
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Mercer, Walter A. – Negro Educational Review, 1982
The requirement of higher scores on standardized tests for admission to colleges and universities and to teacher education programs discriminates against Blacks, who have less advantaged backgrounds than Whites. This requirement and poor Black performance on the Florida Teacher Certification Examination may diminish the pool of Black teachers in…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Black Students, Black Teachers, Educational Discrimination
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Grant, Marvin L.; Singleton, Roy, Jr. – Negro Educational Review, 1982
Emphasizes that college admissions criteria based on test scores that tend to be correlated with socioeconomic status are biased against racial/ethnic minorities. Suggests that alternative criteria might consider students' personality traits. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission Criteria, Black Students, College Admission
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Morse, Stephen J.; Whitebread, Charles H., II – Child and Youth Services, 1982
The Juvenile Justice Standards developed by the Institute of Judicial Administration and the American Bar Association reflect a trend away from the therapeutic aspect of the juvenile court and toward due process for juveniles accused of delinquent offenses. (Author/MJL)
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Court Role, Delinquency, Delinquent Rehabilitation
Schey, Peter A. – Migration Today, 1982
Analyzes a 1982 Supreme Court decision in which a Texas statute that authorized local school districts to deny enrollment in public schools to children who were not "legally admitted" to the United States was judged to violate the Fourteenth Amendment's equal protection clause. (MJL)
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Education, Equal Education
Urrea Giraldo, Fernando – Migration Today, 1982
Examines socioeconomic factors that affected Colombian migration into New York City and the participation of Colombian immigrants in the urban labor market. Stresses that analyses of migration processes must consider migrants' emotional lives, ideologies, and social group characteristics. (MJL)
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Hispanic Americans, Immigrants, Labor Market
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Cicchelli, Terry – Urban Education, 1983
Discusses the direct instruction pattern, which is based on teacher-centered classroom organization, as a workable teaching style, especially among children of the lower class. Describes teacher behaviors involved in implementing this teaching style, and suggests the use of an observation instrument to monitor direct instruction behaviors.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Techniques, Lower Class Students
Crooks, James B. – Urbanism Past and Present, 1982
Suggests that the Association of Urban Universities (A.U.U.), before its dissolution, contributed significantly to the history of the American city and higher education by helping member institutions to respond to changing times. (Journal available through: Department of History, University of Wisconsin, Box 413, Milwaukee, WI 53201) (MJL)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Attitudes, College Role, Education Work Relationship
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Ayres, Robert; Miller, Steve – Journal of Epsilon Pi Tau, 1982
Explores the history of robotics and its effects upon the manufacturing industry. Topics include robots' capabilities and limitations, the factory of the future, displacement of the workforce, and implications for management and labor. (SK)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Futures (of Society), Industry, Job Layoff
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Manley, Katherine K.; Vogler, Daniel E. – Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, 1983
This overview of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act describes governing legislation, administrative structure, planning approach, delivery system, and funding. (SK)
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Federal Programs
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Urquhart, Michael A.; Hewson, Marillyn A. – Monthly Labor Review, 1983
Discusses in detail the unemployment picture for 1982. (JOW)
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Labor Market, Statistical Analysis
Van Hesteren, Frank – Canadian Counsellor, 1982
Maintains that the counselor can make valuable contributions to school staffs as a stress management consultant. Possible stress management workshop components are described and guidelines are provided for consultation in a school setting. Recent literature, research, and resource materials are described. (Author/PAS)
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Counseling Services, Counselor Teacher Cooperation, Counselors
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Super, Donald E. – Counseling Psychologist, 1982
Presents a model for examining the role of work. Discusses the importance of the work ethic and the role of work in meeting people's needs. Presents results of the Work Importance Study which identified commitment, participation, and knowledge as basic components of work or other life-career roles. (JAC)
Descriptors: Career Development, Employee Attitudes, Employment Opportunities, Life Style
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