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McGowan, Beth – Community & Junior College Libraries, 2012
The study of obesity is a relatively new interdisciplinary academic field. The community college library shelves should contain two types of resources. First, several kinds of reference materials, and second, a host of broader materials that place the discussion of obesity within a cultural framework. This overview is divided into two major…
Descriptors: Obesity, College Libraries, Reference Materials, Library Materials
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Pricer, Wayne – Community College Enterprise, 2012
In this feature, the author has compiled a collection of links to developmental education best practices, literature reviews, publications, research reports, teaching strategies, and related tutorials. The author hopes that one will find this collection of developmental education resources useful.
Descriptors: Developmental Studies Programs, Teaching Methods, Literature Reviews, Best Practices
Brantmeier, Cindy, Ed.; Van Bishop, Tracy, Ed.; Yu, Xiucheng, Ed.; Anderson, Britta, Ed. – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2012
This feature offers an archive of articles and books published in other venues during the past year and serves as a valuable tool to readers of "Reading in a Foreign Language" ("RFL") treating topics within the scope of "RFL" and second language reading. The articles are listed in alphabetical order by author, each with a complete reference as…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Lists, Content Area Reading, Second Languages
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NACADA Journal, 2012
This article presents an annotated bibliography of recent research related to academic advising. It includes 13 research papers that focus on advising.
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Academic Advising, Educational Research, Research Reports
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Baer, Allison L. – History Teacher, 2012
This article aims to present an annotated bibliography of paired books--one fiction and one informational--about multiple topics in history and social studies that, when read together, can help support students' learning through experiencing the topic from multiple perspectives and voices. It begins with a brief rationale for pairing fiction and…
Descriptors: Books, Fiction, Nonfiction, History
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Tansey, Timothy N.; Zanskas, Stephen A.; Phillips, Brian N. – Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin, 2012
Graduates of doctoral level programs are the stewards of their profession. Historically, doctoral dissertation research has been summarized as a service to improve research accessibility, analyze research trends, and suggest potential areas for future inquiry. The current review analyzes 99 doctoral dissertations from recognized rehabilitation…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Rehabilitation Counseling, Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis
Stelow, Shawn; Holland, Jenifer Gager; Jackson, Rebecca – Finance Project, 2012
In recent years policymakers have increasingly looked to Extended Learning Time (ELT) as a means of improving student outcomes. As a result, some school districts have increased academic time for students by adding time to the school day or days to the school year. In other communities, schools and community-based organizations have partnered to…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Summer Programs, School Schedules, Educational Resources
Barry, Carol; Bausmith, Jennifer; Cooney, Siobhan; Laitusis, Vytas; Matos-Elefonte, Haifa; McKillip, Mary; Niu, Sunny; Rawls, Anita – College Board, 2012
This annotated bibliography contains summaries of research studies examining a number of College Board assessments and programs. To be included in the bibliography, each study needed to meet a number of criteria. First, articles must have been published (as a College Board research report, in an external journal, or as an ETS research report).…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, College Entrance Examinations, High School Students, Faculty Development
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Ayon, Carlos – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2012
This chapter provides an annotated bibliography of articles about the effects of transfer associate degrees and related statewide transfer and articulation policies. It also provides links to transfer degree legislation in several states.
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, Transfer Policy, Information Sources
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Brown, Jo. B., Comp. – Journal of Appalachian Studies, 2012
This classified, comprehensive bibliography for Appalachian studies includes books, journal articles, government documents, and selected newspaper articles published in 2010, plus relevant titles indexed in ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Database. Also, a number of earlier citations not included in the previous bibliography are listed here.…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Area Studies, Social Sciences, Journal Articles
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, 2011
As the school year begins, staff at the National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN) would like to offer all school personnel (including educators, administrators, counselors and support staff) the opportunity to use their many resources for schools! Their resources were created to highlight issues related to trauma, to explain how trauma can…
Descriptors: Intervention, School Personnel, Coping, Emotional Response
ALA Editions, 2011
This resource provides an annotated list of print and electronic biomedical and health-related reference sources, including Internet resources and digital image collections. Readers will find relevant research, clinical, and consumer health information resources. The emphasis is on resources within the United States, with a few representative…
Descriptors: Reference Materials, Medicine, Ethics, Biology
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2011
This annotated bibliography surveys key resources and research related specifically to language learning and literacy. It focuses on resources that will be valuable to teaching professionals and researchers who specialize in the areas of foreign and second language teaching, language arts and first and second language literacy. Significant…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Alternative Assessment, Annotated Bibliographies, Second Language Instruction
Unger, Karen V. – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2011
Supported Employment is an evidence-based practice that helps people with mental illness find and keep meaningful jobs in the community. Given these outcomes the challenge for Supported Employment programs is to rethink the emphasis on immediate work for everyone and help consumers utilize appropriate education and training opportunities available…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Evidence, Stakeholders, Mental Disorders
Literacy Information and Communication System, 2011
This edition of "'LINCS' Resource Collection News" features the Program Management Collection, which covers the topics of Assessment, Learning Disabilities, and Program Improvement. Each month Collections News features one of the three "LINCS" (Literacy Information and Communication System) Resource Collections--Basic Skills, Program Management,…
Descriptors: Program Improvement, Learning Disabilities, Family Literacy, Reading Difficulties
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