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Cutcliffe, John – Nurse Education Today, 2003
Addresses historical issues in psychiatric/mental health nursing in the United Kingdom including attempts to integrate it with general nursing, the balance of theory/research and practice, and tensions over the recent shift to university-level nurse preparation. Discusses needs for the future. (Contains 42 references and commentary by Sheri…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Mental Health
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Thomas, Martha Wetterhall – Business Communication Quarterly, 2003
Argues that Thomas Sampson, author of the 1396 "Modus Dictandi," deserves attention because of his work as a teacher. Explains that Sampson was a practitioner and instructor of the art of letter writing. Contends that Sampson's work is a discursive artifact yielding multiple insights into the origins of business communication as taught…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Higher Education, Imitation, Letters (Correspondence)
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Kennerley, Cati Marsh – Harvard Educational Review, 2003
Explains the work of the Puerto Rican government's educational agency in promoting the first governor's ideas about culture and democratic citizenship. Sets these initiatives within the context of Puerto Rico's ambiguous political status and discusses the role of government-sponsored cultural projects. (Contains 86 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Community Education, Cultural Maintenance, Culture, Democracy
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Gehring, Thom; Bowers, Fredalene B. – Journal of Correctional Education, 2003
Describes Mary Carpenter's (1807-1877) work in prison reform and correctional education. Provides biographical information and selections from her writings. (Contains 11 references and a chronology of her work.) (JOW)
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Foreign Countries
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Richardson, Malcolm – Business Communication Quarterly, 2003
Contends that professional communication studies could do a better job of teaching effective and responsible language usage to students in a way more coherent to an overall university education and to a healthy civic discourse. Provides lessons from history which suggest that a clear grasp of the theory and practice of genre can help unify…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness
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Tennyson, Jinni – Youth Theatre Journal, 2003
Discusses how Felix Adler's Ethical Culture School, through its innovative practices, impacts public education and settlement work, and plays a significant role in shaping the methodologies, practices, and content of educational drama in the United States from the inception of the field. Describes the use of story dramatization/storytelling,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational History, Instructional Innovation, Secondary Education
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Wedell, Klaus – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2003
This reprinted paper was originally published in 1981 and addresses issues of classification of children with disabilities in the United Kingdom. It considers several "within-child" and several interactive models in special education and concludes by encouraging the stating of children's special educational needs rather than…
Descriptors: Classification, Definitions, Disabilities, Disability Identification
Harsh, Sarah Wilmoth – Goldenseal, 2003
Rhododendron Girls' State, a 5-day West Virginia citizenship and leadership program, offers female high school students the opportunity to directly experience the campaign and electoral process. Katie McGee White discusses her experiences as the first Girls' State governor in 1941, her love of politics, and how she encouraged her students to be…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Elections, Females
Bond, Hallie E. – Camping Magazine, 2003
In the late 19th century, camps in the Adirondacks responded to concerns that the American character was softening. Much camping philosophy came from the progressive movement in education. Aspects of Indian culture were adopted because they seemed to fit naturally in the Adirondacks, and children loved them. Adirondack camps have always been…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Camping, Church Programs, Experiential Learning
Cohen, Helen Herz – Camping Magazine, 2003
A girl's camp in Maine during World War II had to deal with food rationing and black-market food dealers. Campers picked beans to raise money for refugees, sewed clothes for refugees, and spotted for enemy planes from Mt. Pleasant. An attempt to use a horse-drawn cart for transportation failed, and good help was hard to find. (TD)
Descriptors: Camping, Local History, Personnel Management, Reminiscence
Nicodemus, Teresa – Camping Magazine, 2003
Camp pioneers relate how camping has grown to become more diverse, environmentally aware, safe, and conscious of its responsibility to promote healthy development of children. Changing trends in clothing, transportation, and food preparation at camp are described. The joys, discoveries, and teachable moments that camp offers children have endured.…
Descriptors: Camping, Child Development, Institutional Environment, Outdoor Activities
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Frohnsdorf, Gregory – Libraries & Culture, 2003
Discusses early libraries of Antigua. Highlights include Thomas Bray's libraries in the 1690s; meeting literary needs in the 1700s; private libraries of the time; rise of library organizations in the mid-1800s, including the Antigua Library Society and the Presbyterian Church Library; racial issues; difficult economic times; and transformation of…
Descriptors: Background, Developing Nations, Libraries, Library Development
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Lindell, Lisa – Libraries & Culture, 2003
Books were scarce in nineteenth-century South Dakota. Limited resources and a lack of widespread interest worked to hinder the growth of libraries in rural schools. Library advocates persisted in their cause, voicing their support, engaging in fund-raising activities, and proposing library legislation. Their efforts eventually led to the passage…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Legislation, Library Development, Library Funding
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School Libraries in Canada, 2003
Includes 22 articles that address Canadian history and the importance of having students honor Canada's past by providing articles relating to the areas of History and Social Studies covering: historical fiction as instructional material; Canadian scientists; agricultural fairs; the Historical Foundation; social science books on Canada; student…
Descriptors: Assignments, Educational Resources, History Instruction, Instructional Materials
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London, Norrel A. – Comparative Education Review, 2003
Examines the intellectual arguments and thinking that might have accorded primacy to English in Trinidad and Tobago in the colonial period, and the ways in which formal schooling inculcated and imposed English. Draws on school records and evaluations of the curriculum and student performance to analyze how managers policed the English-language…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Educational Administration, Educational Assessment, Educational Practices
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