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Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ. – 1956
The conference theme was Testing--Then and Now, based upon the assumption that psychometrists should review their origins and look forward to their future. In the area of intelligence testing, Nancy Bayley discussed the research that re-assessed previous concepts of the nature of intellectual growth and decline. Thelma Thurstone discussed new…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Age Differences, Conceptual Schemes, Curriculum Development
Blue, Monte Lynn; And Others – 1979
Nine abstracts summarize research projects conducted by the Research Committee of the Texas Association of Junior and Community College Instructional Administrators. These research projects were: (1) A Study of Perceived Need Deficiencies of Public Community/Junior College Faculty Members in the State of Texas; (2) Perception of Success of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Community Colleges, Community Services, Curriculum Development
Yarrington, Roger, Ed. – 1980
Based on the deliberations and outcomes of the National Assembly on the Strengthening of the Humanities, this report contains recommendations for the improvement of humanities education in community colleges. The first article in the report, "Reviving the Humanities: Data and Direction," by Arthur M. Cohen and Florence B. Brawer, provides…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Community Involvement, Community Support
Schneider, Barbara L. – 1979
A consortium of 39 schools, colleges, and departments of education along with representatives of the Office of Education convened to study the salient problems in secondary teacher education. Areas of interest included: the working cooperation between administrators and faculty; the development of new curricula despite declining enrollment; the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Evaluation Methods
Wallace, Joan D., Ed. – 1978
Conference proceedings are presented which explored the relationship of cultural pluralism to citizen education. Discussants included members of federal offices, national organizations, state departments of education, and private foundations from the U.S. Office of Education, the Office of Bilingual Education, the Council of Chief State School…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Bilingual Education, Citizenship, Conference Reports
National Network for Curriculum Coordination in Vocational and Technical Education. – 1979
Proceedings are presented of the National Network for Curriculum Coordination Conference, which focused on coordinating within the Network and expanding services to vocational educators. The conference keynote address, by Marvin Feldman, was Futurism - A Technical Revolution. Other items included were (1) presentations on the National Network for…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Coordination, Curriculum Development, Educational Cooperation
Burrows, Ann, Ed. – 1976
Proceedings of the first of three workshops held in conjunction with the development of thirty-four core curriculum modules for vocational teacher education are presented. The bulk of this document consists of four workshop presentations given by J. Robert Warmbrod. In the first address, "National Issues and Trends in Vocational Education,"…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
California State Univ., Fresno. – 1977
Proceedings of the second of three workshops held in conjunction with the development of thirty-four core curriculum modules for vocational teacher education are presented. The bulk of this document consists of three workshop presentations given by J. Robert Warmbrod and one presentation by Terry G. Newell. In the first address, "The Application…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
California State Univ., Fresno. – 1977
Proceedings of the third of three workshops held in conjunction with the development of thirty-four core curriculum modules for vocational teacher education are presented. Included are five workshop presentations: (1) "An Overview of the Movement for Competency-Based Vocational Instruction (CBI)," by Glen Fardig; (2) "The Nature and…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation
Bender, David R. – 1978
Topics selected for this workshop reflect the growing concern for the role of the library media specialist as an integral member of the school's instructional team, working cooperatively with administrators, teachers, students, and members of the community in the evaluation, selection, and use of resources which support and enrich learning…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Curriculum Development, Educational Media, Individualized Instruction
McCage, Ronald D., Ed. – 1974
The proceedings of the conference on outstanding research and curriculum activities conducted by the various State research coordinating units opens with William W. Stevenson's brief examination of alternative research efforts. The remainder of the first half of the document consists of abstracts of the 15 presentations at the conference sessions…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Career Education, Conference Reports, Coordination
Society for Health and Human Values, Philadelphia, PA. – 1972
This document reports on the second session held by the Society for Health and Human Values. The aim of the meeting is to concentrate on specific measures for achieving a human-values orientation within the varied settings of medical education. Specifically, the following questions are raised: Why human values studies in medical education? How are…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Health, Higher Education, Humanism
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1976
Proceedings from a Unesco conference on international education are presented. Cross-cultural comparisons among Unesco countries are offered and methods of implementation of Unesco recommendations concerning peace education and human rights are suggested. The report is presented in seven sections: (1) general observations on the Unesco…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Conference Reports
Smith, Richard R., Ed. – 1975
This report is a compilation of the substance of the presentations and activities prepared for a graduate course in The Junior Community College offered as part of the faculty/staff development program at Salem Community College. The program focused on a broad range of topics related to the community college concept while also dealing specifically…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Faculty, College Role, Community Colleges
Koble, Daniel E., Jr., Comp.; Bumstead, James G., Comp. – 1974
This conference report is a compilation of the presentations given at a national professional development seminar for State directors of vocational education and their key curriculum staff members to increase their knowledge regarding curriculum improvement in the following areas: Persons with special needs, dissemination and implementation…
Descriptors: Career Education, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged
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