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John Deere Co., Moline, IL. – 1983
These proceedings contain summaries of the panel discussions and workshops as well as texts of the individual papers and reaction papers presented at a conference that focused on key issues of concern to educators and industry involved in the education and training of agricultural machinery technicians. Addressed during the conference were the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Machinery Occupations
Dittmann, Laura L., Ed.; Ramsey, Marjorie E., Ed. – 1982
Six very different articles focusing on the prospects of today's youth upon reaching adulthood have been assembled in this booklet. The introductory chapter surveys the articles, with special attention given to technology's effects on life and education both now and in the future. The first article points out changes, good and bad, that will…
Descriptors: Alienation, Curriculum Development, Developmental Stages, Educational Improvement
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. – 1981
The leadership of the foreign language education profession convened to discuss the major issues for that profession in the 1980s. Several papers each were devoted to the following subjects: (1) curriculum and materials, (2) global education, (3) evaluation, (4) research, and (5) teacher education. Brief reaction papers for each subject are…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Global Approach
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. – 1981
The following papers on foreign language curriculum development for the 1980s are included: (1) "Foreign Language and the Humanistic Tradition: The Relationship to the Coming Decade," by Claire Gaudiani; (2) "Practical Implications of New Trends and Directions," by Wilga Rivers; (3) "Directions in Foreign Language Curriculum Development," by H. H.…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Education, Curriculum Development, Humanistic Education
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. – 1981
The following position papers are presented: (1) "Foreign Language Curricula and Materials for the Twenty-First Century," by Robert C. Lafayette and Lorraine A. Strasheim; and (2) "Global Education: An Area for Fruitful Collaboration between Foreign Language and Social Studies," by Judith Torney-Purta. The first paper discusses the necessity of…
Descriptors: Communicative Competence (Languages), Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development
Brinckerhoff, Richard F.; Compton, Charles A. – 1980
In June, 1980, 38 secondary school science teachers and 10 specialists met at Phillips Exeter Academy to discuss the state of science education. Conference participants agreed that a crisis in science education exists. Events appear to indicate that the public is telling science teachers that what they are offering in the name of science education…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Science Education, Scientific Enterprise, Scientific Literacy
Association of American Colleges, Washington, DC. – 1980
The conference papers presented here discuss the need for and means of implementing changes in educational design and emphasis that will recognize the need for Americans to incorporate foreign language and international studies into their education. In addition to the opening address by Richard Berendzen, the following papers are included: (1)…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, College Role, Curriculum Development, Educational Needs
Dahlberg, E. John, Jr., Ed.; And Others – 1981
The manuscripts in this publication present a variety of insights into the function of education in contemporary America, the responsibilities of educators, and the future of educational institutions as they adapt to changing social conditions. Viewpoints are expressed on the following subjects: (1) the role of education in clarifying the…
Descriptors: Cerebral Dominance, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights, Cognitive Processes
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1980
This seminar report contains summaries of presentations as well as entire reports and addresses made at the Regional Seminar on Technical and Vocational Education in Asia and Oceania held in Singapore in November 1979. Chapter 1 summarizes the trends, problems, and innovations in technical and vocational education which were identified in…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Continuing Education, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations
McFadden, Charles P., Ed. – 1980
Papers presented at a conference of science educators from 26 countries organized to discuss world trends in science education are compiled in this publication. Section titles are: (1) Perspectives on Science Education - Some Major Trends (9 papers); (2) Science Curriculum Development for the Future - A Look at Some of the Issues (7 papers); (3)…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, International Education
National Council of Educational Research and Training, New Delhi (India). – 1980
The document presents the report of a conference to enable population experts in developing nations to exchange ideas regarding objectives, needs, problems, and organization of population education programs. The 25 participants included population experts from international agencies, educators, and government officials from Afghanistan,…
Descriptors: Community Education, Comparative Analysis, Conference Proceedings, Curriculum Development
Kok, Marilyn, Ed.; And Others – 1979
These proceedings of a statewide Texas conference focus on the need for cooperation between the leadership in the fields of special and vocational education in order to meet the needs of handicapped students. Featured presentations (1) stress the necessity for this team approach at the top levels of the education-state agency bureaucracy as well…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Auto Mechanics, Behavior Problems
Kok, Marilyn, Ed.; And Others – 1980
These proceedings from a three-day Texas conference focus on the needs of handicapped students in vocational education. In the keynote speech, Marc Gold asks two questions: How do you distinguish those people who have special needs from those who don't--if you can distinguish; and, Is it possible to think in terms of goals that need to be…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Court Litigation
World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession, Morges (Switzerland). – 1980
This report on the activities of the World Confederation of Organizations of the Teaching Profession (WCOTP) includes the recommendations to: (1) join the Consortium for International Pacific Education and Communication Experiments by Satellite as a nonvoting member; (2) promote relations between teachers' organizations and UNESCO; (3) continue…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Hughes, Herman W., Ed.; Terry, Arthur F., Ed. – 1980
These proceedings summarize activities of a workshop for university and college personnel concerned with infusing career education in their teacher preparation programs. The report contains three major speeches and eight clinic summaries. In the first address, Irv Moskowitz examines the road from curriculum theory to practice. He first describes…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, College Curriculum, Curriculum Design
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