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New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces. – 1985
Research findings on college instruction and basic skills deficiencies are discussed in 12 papers from the first Regional Conference on University Teaching. Titles and authors are as follows: "Basic Skills: Dealing with Deficiencies" (Susanne D. Roueche, with responses by Gary B. Donart, Betty Harris, and James Nordyke); "Is Higher Education an…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Beginning Teachers, Chemistry, College Instruction
Walker, J. M., Ed. – 1984
The First International Conference on School and Popular Meteorological Education was designed to: (1) examine the need for the general public to be educated in science and mathematics in order to live in today's high technological society; (2) note special attributes that meteorology possesses as a vehicle to teach science and mathematics to all…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Oriented Programs, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations
Walters, Norma J. – 1986
These conference proceedings contain eight research papers on current findings, trends, and issues on health-related topics that have an impact on health occupations education. Presentations include "Update on Health Occupations Education" (Catherine B. Junge); "Reliability Considerations in Measuring Health Occupations Performance" (James Noel…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Competency Based Education, Conference Proceedings, Continuing Education
Trout, B. Thomas; And Others – 1983
This conference report addresses education on national security and international relations in secondary school courses in the social studies. Main conclusions of the conference are: (1) Topics on national security should be added to the secondary school curriculum. (2) Current institutional and instructional settings are open to inclusion of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Disarmament, Education, International Relations
Dunbar, Jeffrey B. – 1985
Teams of faculty members from the 13 institutions of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest examined how liberal arts colleges can play a significant role in addressing the demand for good teachers in America's public schools. More specifically, they examined the characteristics of good teachers, the relation of these characteristics to the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Higher Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Liberal Arts
Jones, Donald W., Ed. – 1986
The theme of the 1985-1986 Teacher Education Workshop, sponsored by the North Central Association Teacher Education Project, was "Designing Contemporary Teacher Education Curricula." Group reports are presented on: (1) "Forces Affecting Parameters of Teacher Education"; (2) "A Window of Analysis for Examining One Major Curriculum Recommendation";…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
Kitano, Margie K., Ed.; Chinn, Philip C., Ed. – 1986
Intended as a means of sharing information with educators and other professionals who work with exceptional Asian American children and families, the monograph includes six papers growing out of a symposium and addressing issues related to demographics, characteristics and needs, parents and families, assessment, and curriculum and service…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development
Zukas, Miriam, Ed. – 1985
The focus of the conference was on the changing curriculum on continuing education, with special attention to women's education, professional education, and life experience. The following papers from the conference are included in this compilation: "Continuing Education" (Stoddart); "Women's Education and the New Technology" (Gerver); "Women in…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Andragogy
Klier, Betje, Ed.; And Others – 1984
To address the challenges to education posed by the new information technologies, participants from 41 states--publishers, administrators, teachers, subject specialists, and leaders from the field of educational computing--gathered to share ideas and visions. This report of the conference proceedings includes introductory comments by John Roach of…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and the Pacific. – 1986
A number of countries in Asia and the Pacific are moving from a predominantly agricultural economy to industrialization, thus creating different expectations of secondary schools. The forum described provided the opportunity to reach certain consensus on the directions of secondary education; develop alternative objectives of secondary education;…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation
Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Social Studies Development Center. – 1984
This report summarizes some of the findings, issues, and recommendations that participants of a 1984 Wingspread conference felt would shape the future of international studies. Several issues were addressed in plenary sessions, panels, and small group discussions including ways in which the major organizations and agencies concerned with…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs, Federal Programs
Katter, Eldon, Ed. – 1984
Proceedings of a conference on art history, art criticism, studio art, and aesthetics are presented. An overview entitled "For a New Beginning" outlines Pennsylvania's new curriculum requirements and their relationship to art education. Listings follow which cover Pennsylvania's goals of quality education and arts and humanities objectives…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Education, Art History, Curriculum Development
Burkett, Mary, Ed.; And Others – 1985
Articles in this publication summarize, and in some instances elaborate the proceedings of a conference on the development of a balanced art curriculum. After an introduction, national and state level goals are outlined. This is followed by excerpts from "Arts Education in Pennsylvania Public Schools: An assessment." The authors and titles for the…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
Raat, Jan H.; And Others – 1981
An international conference was held: (1) to determine what can be done to make science (particularly physics) and technology more attractive to girls; (2) to examine how girls who study science and technology can have the same opportunities as boys have; and (3) to see that girls have the same results in science and technology as boys have. These…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
Raat, Jan H.; And Others – 1981
This document contains the full text of 21 papers presented at an international conference on Girls And Science And Technology (GASAT). They include: "Women in Science and Engineering: A Case of Awareness and Encouragement" (Mary Anderson); "A Multi-phased Program for Recruiting Southern Women into Science Based on Extensive Media Use and…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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