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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
Kiliçkaya, Ferit, Ed. – Online Submission, 2016
The 5th International Conference on Language, Literature and Culture has been hosted by Mehmet Akif Ersoy University (Burdur, Turkey), in cooperation with Çankaya University (Ankara, Turkey) and Süleyman Demirel University (Isparta, Turkey). Our main aim has been to provide a forum for discussion, to facilitate integration in these fields, and to…
Descriptors: Literature, Conferences (Gatherings), Figurative Language, Speeches
Knutson, Ellen, Ed.; Marin, Ileana, Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2016
Started in 1998, the Whisenton Public Scholars program is a collaboration of Joffre T. Whisenton and Associates, the Kettering Foundation, and participating higher education professionals. The program works primarily with faculty and administrators from schools with a mission to serve minority communities (such as historically black colleges and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Community Relationship, Democracy, College Curriculum
Intercultural Development Research Association, 2015
English language learners make up the fastest growing segment of the student population, but they are one of the lowest academically performing groups of students, and the achievement gap widens as students progress through school. Dr. Oscar Jimenez-Castellanos, IDRA's inaugural José A. Cárdenas School Finance Fellow, presented his research…
Descriptors: Equal Education, English Language Learners, Secondary School Students, Secondary Schools
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Morrison, Timothy, Ed.; Martin, Linda, Ed.; Boggs, Merry, Ed.; Raine, I. LaVerne, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2010
For its 53rd annual meeting, the Association of Educators and Researchers met in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Marriott Charlotte City Center. This year's conference theme was "Building Literacy Communities", which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 32. This organization has long been the home of some of the nation's…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Influence of Technology, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
Reed, Charles B.; Scott, Jack – Educational Testing Service, 2010
The Tomas Rivera Lecture Series has a rich history of showcasing prominent lecturers, dating back to 1985. This year's lecture, the 26th in the series, features two influential and well-respected leaders in higher education, Chancellors Charles B. Reed and Jack Scott. Each brings a different perspective about the issues confronting higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Lecture Method, Hispanic American Students, Access to Education
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed.; Foote, Martha M., Ed.; Falk-Ross, Francine, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2010
This volume is a milestone year for the Yearbook, the conference, and the College Reading Association (CRA). At this conference, CRA celebrated its 50th year. The title of this thirty-first yearbook mirrors the theme of the 2008 conference--"Mentoring Literacy Professionals for 50 Years." The title "Mentoring Literacy Professionals:…
Descriptors: College Students, Reading Programs, Reading Motivation, Reading Attitudes
Falk-Ross, Francine, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed.; Foote, Martha M., Ed. – College Reading Association, 2009
This Yearbook begins with the article representing Ellen Jampole's presentation to the CRA membership. In her presidential address, Ellen had the audience alternately laughing, considering, and reminiscing about how she and other academics understand and develop the knowledge they carry. She shares these same themes in her narrative, "Traditions,…
Descriptors: Yearbooks, Professional Development, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Reading Instruction
Phipps, Maurice, Ed.; Hayashi, Aya, Ed. – Wilderness Education Association, 2009
The Wilderness Education Association (WEA) helps people enjoy and protect the nation's most precious resource: the wilderness areas. The WEA has been training and certifying outdoor leaders around the world for nearly 30 years, teaching students safely and effectively to lead groups in the outdoors without harming the environment. This document…
Descriptors: Outdoor Leadership, Outdoor Education, Physical Activities, Recreational Activities
Foote, Martha M., Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Falk-Ross, Francine, Ed.; Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed. – College Reading Association, 2008
This book presents a selection of the research and papers presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the College Reading Association in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in October, 2006. This Yearbook begins with Karen Bromley's presidential address, which explored the future of writing by discussing four predictions: the notion that pens and pencils will be…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Writing (Composition), Instructional Design, Preservice Teacher Education
McCoy, Leah P., Ed. – Online Submission, 2008
Proceedings of Annual Research Forum. 34 studies. Cultural Awareness in Secondary Spanish (Amy Allen), Writing in Mathematics (Lindsey L. Bakewell), Homework: Assignment Methods and Student Engagement (Lia Beresford), Current Events and Social Studies (Jennie Marie Biser), Authentic Assessments in Social Studies (Carl Boland), Assessment in High…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Secondary Education, Second Language Instruction, Spanish
Watson, Jane, Ed.; Beswick, Kim, Ed. – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2007
This is a record of the proceedings of the 30th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). The theme of the conference is "Mathematics: Essential research, essential practice." The theme draws attention to the importance of developing and maintaining links between research and practice and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Concept Mapping, Student Teachers
Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum, 2007
In the fall of 2006 several influential national groups (Achieve, American Statistical Association, College Board, and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) developed and released documents that recommended curriculum standards or focal points for K-12 mathematics. The timing of the release of these documents provided a unique and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Academic Standards, Course Content, National Standards
Hughes, Kent, Ed.; Sha, Lynn, Ed. – Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2006
These proceedings from a conference with leading experts examines the hugely successful American model of technological and scientific innovation. They stress the critical importance of government funding of physical science for the realms of national security, education, and industry. Kent Hughes and Frederick M. Bush, both of the Woodrow Wilson…
Descriptors: Government Role, Physical Sciences, Scientific Research, Scientific Methodology
Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Falk-Ross, Francine, Ed.; Foote, Martha F., Ed.; Linder, Patricia E., Ed. – College Reading Association, 2006
The title of the twenty-eighth yearbook mirrors the theme of the 2005 conference--"Learning in the 21st Century with Traditional and Electronic Literacies." The editors chose the title "Multiple Literacies in the 21st Century" in an attempt to reflect the contents of this yearbook which seem to approach literacy from a myriad…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing, Reading Instruction
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