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LaGuardia, Cheryl, Ed.; Mitchell, Barbara A., Ed. – 1998
Adapting today's libraries to better serve tomorrow's needs challenges even the most forward-thinking library staff. This book offers practical, workable solutions from several authorities in the industry. Fifty-five conference papers are included and divided into the following subject areas: "Technology and the Network: Daimons or Demons?";…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Curriculum Development, Electronic Libraries, Futures (of Society)
Howard Hughes Medical Inst., Chevy Chase, MD. Office of Grants and Special Programs. – 1996
This meeting proceedings provide a forum for the program directors to discuss various educational challenges facing undergraduate science departments and to learn how their colleagues in other institutions are addressing the same challenges. The meeting theme was New Tools for Science Education and participants examined issues related to how new…
Descriptors: Biology, Biomedicine, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology
Illinois Univ., Champaign. Coll. of Education. – 1997
This book compiles abstracts of presentations from a symposium held in honor of Dr. Bernard Spodek, a leading scholar in early childhood education, on the occasion of his retirement. Topics addressed are as follows: (1) culture in early childhood curriculum; (2) developmental and cultural appropriateness; (3) kindergarten in Japan; (4) pressure…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education
Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, PA. Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. – 1999
These proceedings of the annual accreditation and quality assurance conference present the following papers: "The Coming Revolution in Higher Education" (Arthur Levine); "Corporate/College Alliances" (Jeanne C. Meister); "Why Are We Educators?" (Catharine R. Stimpson); "Serving an Increasingly Adult Student Population: Lessons from Nordstrom and…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Benchmarking, College Outcomes Assessment
Hakkinen, Kirsti, Ed. – 1998
The 21 papers review the most recent research approaches to multicultural education and discuss initiatives for new methods of teaching and learning. More than 400 people from 12 countries participated in this conference. The first section, "Theoretical Reflections on Multicultural Education," contains five articles on curriculum development and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Educational Policy
Corcoran, Peter Blaze, Ed.; Elder, James L., Ed.; Tchen, Richard, Ed. – 1998
This document contains the proceedings of the a Sanibel Symposium. Papers include: (1) "Sense of Place on Sanibel Island" (Kristi Seamon Anders); (2) "Transformation or Irrelevance: The Challenges of Academic Planning for Environmental Education in the 21st Century" (David Orr); (3) "A Vision in the Making" (Jack Crocker); (4) "The Pedagogy of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Planning, Educational Resources, Environmental Education
American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Washington, DC. – 1998
This proceedings document presents eight papers given at a 1997 conference on nursing education at the master's degree level. The papers are: (1) "Reality of the Marketplace for Advanced Practice Nursing" (Mary Elizabeth Mancini); (2) "Providing Faculty with the Skills to Teach in a Changing World" (Diane Skiba); (3) "Charting New Territory:…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
Boniface, Russell, Ed. – 1999
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) sponsored a conference to identify key issues that could help OERI develop an agenda for research, products, and services in early adolescent education. This document compiles the papers from that conference. Following an introduction by OERI and a list of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Curriculum Development, Early Adolescents, Middle School Students
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Bangkok (Thailand). Regional Office for Education in Asia and Oceania. – 1981
During 1979, nine National Workshops were organized in Afghanistan, India, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Socialist Republic of Vietnam to analyze national experiences relating to the designing and developing of innovative science curriculum and instructional materials for linking science education to real-life…
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science
American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine, Washington, DC. – 1979
A faculty workshop is reported that assessed in great detail the present state of podiatric medicine, its educational system, and its role in health care. Alternative methods to plan, implement, and evaluate changes in the clinical curriculum were explored carefully. Four major questions were considered: (1) What is the profession of podiatric…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development
Asian Centre of Educational Innovation for Development, Bangkok (Thailand). – 1980
This portfolio presents papers that were engendered by a conference held in 1978 at Udorn Thani, Thailand. The meeting was organized by the Asian Centre of Educational Innovation for Development and dealt with developing instructional materials and educational aids, particularly those which are produced from local and community resources, by…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Planning, Educational Technology
Maker, C. June; King, Margaret A. – 1996
This book and video are based on a symposium on ways to foster giftedness in children in kindergarten through third grade. Emphasized throughout are DISCOVER projects, federally funded research and development projects to assist Arizona educators in identifying and planning programs for gifted children from diverse cultural, ethnic, and linguistic…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Design
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA. – 1994
This report presents the outcomes of a policy forum convened to address issues of disciplining students with disabilities. Summaries of panel presentations are provided, focusing on legal and policy issues, school/interagency solutions/good practices, and family and community issues. Observations and recommendation of forum workgroups are also…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Change Strategies, Compliance (Legal), Curriculum Development
Garcia, Cecilia M., Ed. – 1993
This proceedings comes from a conference whose purpose was to provide a vehicle for thoughtful discourse and analysis of such Hispanic American issues as education; access to health care; and community viability and the environment as viewed by Latino theorists, activists, and the Hispanic members of Congress. The discussions included the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Group Activities
Braden, Roberts A., Ed.; And Others – 1988
This volume contains 47 papers presented under the following four major categories: (1) "Visual Literacy and Education," including curriculum development, teaching visual literacy, thinking skills and visual literacy, teaching video production techniques, teacher education, cable television in public schools, using filmstrips in the classroom to…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Desktop Publishing
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