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Global Perspectives in Education, Inc., New York, NY. – 1986
The purpose of the International Network for Global Education (INGE) is to promote global education within the educational systems of network member countries. Areas of study are listed under the following headings: Peace Studies; East/West Relations; North/South Relations; Human Rights; Global Environment; Human Values; and Cross-cultural Issues.…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Dreyden, Julia I., Ed.; And Others – 1988
An introductory chapter, "Contemporary Issues in Gifted Education" by Julia Dreyden and Shelagh Gallagher, summarizes National Science Foundation policy concerning development of new science and mathematics curricula and the work of the Talent Identification Program. Major conference papers and responses are then presented: "Developing Academic…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Curriculum Development, Databases, Educational Policy
Steen, Lynn Arthur, Ed. – 1988
This document, intended as a resource for calculus reform, contains 75 separate contributions, comprising a very diverse set of opinions about the shape of calculus for a new century. The authors agree on the forces that are reshaping calculus, but disagree on how to respond to these forces. They agree that the current course is not satisfactory,…
Descriptors: Calculus, Change Strategies, College Curriculum, College Mathematics
American Geological Inst., Alexandria, VA. – 1988
This meeting initiates the planning of new guidelines and a framework for teaching the earth sciences from kindergarten through grade 12. The conference report serves as a discussion paper for a series of American Geological Institute (AGI) regional conferences scheduled for fall and winter, 1988-89. It also provides background for an advisory…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Earth Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Bilotta, Cynthia, Ed. – 1984
This document includes the proceedings of a conference that made the following points about American society now and in the future: (1) racial changes in demographics require preparing urban minority students for entrance into scientific and technological fields; (2) the science/mathematics education movement of the late 1950s into the 1970s has…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary School Students
Linn, Marcia C. – 1986
This report summarizes the proceedings of a conference on the impact of computer technology on education. The 90 conference participants participated in small group meetings, panel discussions, and synthesis meetings, which focused on the following issues: (1) the implications of technology for changes in student learning, the curriculum, the role…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Buzza, Bonnie Wilson, Ed.; Hall, Robert N., Ed. – ACA Bulletin, 1985
Drawn from a l985 conference focusing on curriculum for small college speech communication programs, the articles in this journal issue deal with issues related to curriculum development and enrichment in small colleges. Articles in the first section discuss chairing the small department. Specific topics addressed include speech communication…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, College Administration, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems
Small School District Administrators, 1985
"Making good things better" was the theme of the 1985 AASA Small School District Administrators' Conference. The keynote speaker listed four efforts school leadership should take: encouraging people to change, accelerating the growth of people, setting organizational goals, and continuing personal growth. A full day of the conference focused on…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education
Albers, Donald J., Ed.; And Others – 1985
Conference papers on the state of mathematics in the two-year college are presented. The papers are grouped according to main topic areas and each group of papers is followed by a summary of conference discussions. The topics addressed are: a case for curriculum change, technical mathematics, the influence of new technologies on mathematics…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Community Colleges, Course Content, Curriculum Development
Triplette, Marianne, Ed. – 1983
Twenty-three conference papers related to the topic of women and curriculum are presented. Keynote addresses have been grouped together in the first section to provide an overview of the field of women's studies. Papers covering research about women in the sciences, social sciences, and the humanities are grouped together in Part II. The text…
Descriptors: Blacks, Curriculum Development, Employed Women, Feminism
Kurland, D. Midian, Ed. – 1984
The five papers in this symposium contribute to a dialog on the aims and methods of computer education, and indicate directions future research must take if necessary information is to be available to make informed decisions about the use of computers in schools. The first two papers address the question of what is required for a student to become…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). General Information Programme. – 1984
This two-part document comprises an introductory statement and final report of a meeting that promoted the harmonized development, at regional and national levels, of theoretical and practical training programs for all kinds of information specialists. The meeting was attended by 19 experts from 17 countries--Brazil, Ethiopia, France, India,…
Descriptors: Archives, Curriculum Development, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Eckstein, Max A.; Seley, John E. – 1983
Recommendations for improving the college curriculum and the quality of the work force are presented in this report of the Network Curriculum Round Table, a Queens College project involving representatives of business, government, and education. Following a brief statement of the project's purpose and an anecdotal account of its activities, the…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Objectives
Brumfit, C. J., Ed. – 1984
A group of papers concerning English language syllabus design for general education curricula developed for a symposium on that topic includes an introduction on the definition and function of syllabuses by Christopher Brumfit, and a paper providing a review and discussion of terminology, background to the discussion, and current views on the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Course Organization
Dixon, Joe C., Ed.; Martin, Neil D., Ed. – 1983
Proceedings of a conference held to discuss the problems of teaching world history are reported. Eight papers are presented. The first four address the issue of world history as an academic discipline. In "The World History Survey Course" William McNeill argues that major curriculum changes take place in this country only when sound pedagogical…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Problems
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