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National Council of La Raza, 2016
Following decades of efforts to augment the educational experience of Hispanic students, progress and achievement are on the upswing. The steady rise in the high school graduation rate of Latino students is a bright spot that reflects both these efforts and the hard work of Latino students themselves. The good news is that the Hispanic community…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Barriers, Access to Education, Equal Education
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Boucouvalas, Marcie, Ed.; Avoseh, Mejai, Ed. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) provides a forum for the discussion of international issues related to adult education in general, as well as adult education in various countries around the globe. The following purposes summarize the work of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Undergraduate Students
Carmo, Mafalda, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Conference on Education and New Developments 2013, taking place in Lisbon, Portugal, from 1 to 3 of June. Education, in a global sense, is a right since we are born. Every experience has a formative effect on the constitution of the human being, in the way one thinks, feels and acts. One of the…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Faculty Development, Staff Development, Educational Quality
Protheroe, Mervyn, Ed. – Online Submission, 2012
The 10 articles in this 7th volume comprise the refereed proceedings of the 2011 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. In Chapter 1, Cath Fraser and Pam Simpson ("Offshore-onshore: How international students' expectations of the New Zealand academic environment compare to their lived…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Foreign Students, Comparative Analysis
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2012
The Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE) at Hiroshima University, through special funding by the Ministry of Education and Science in 2008, has been implementing a research project on the reform of higher education in the knowledge-based society of the 21st century. Research into the design of the future higher education system,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Administration, Governance, Postsecondary Education
Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, 2011
The Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance held a public hearing in Washington DC on Friday last September 30, 2011. Three questions drove the discussion: (1) What are the primary barriers to access and persistence for nontraditional students?; (2) What are the most promising state and institutional strategies and policies for…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Barriers, Access to Education, Academic Persistence
Liljedahl, Peter, Ed.; Oesterle, Susan, Ed.; Allan, Darien, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2011
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Mathematics Education, Textbooks, Performance Based Assessment
van der Ham, Vanessa, Ed.; Sevillano, Lilia, Ed.; George, Lily, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The 15 articles in this volume comprise the refereed proceedings of the 2009 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. The first three chapters focus on collaborative work. In Chapter 1, Ann Pocock shares her experiences of working with other university support services. In Chapter 2, Berni Cooper and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Postsecondary Education, Academic Support Services
Guy Parker, Ed. – Learning and Skills Network (NJ3), 2010
The Mobile Learning Network (MoLeNET) is a unique collaborative approach to encouraging, supporting, expanding and promoting mobile learning, primarily in English post-14 education and training, via supported shared cost mobile learning projects. Collaboration at national level involves participating institutions and the Learning and Skills…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Research Papers (Students), Educational Technology, Internet
Silvester, Mary, Ed. – Online Submission, 2009
This volume comprises the refereed proceedings of the 2008 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference, and explores strands of transformations--learning within cultural contexts, service delivery, student literacy and numeracy, graduate students and professional practice. In Chapter 1, Kay Hammond…
Descriptors: Evidence, Foreign Students, Student Attitudes, Psychological Studies
Manalo, Emmanuel, Ed.; Bartlett-Trafford, Julie, Ed.; Crozier, Susan, Ed. – Online Submission, 2008
This volume comprises the refereed proceedings of the 2007 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. The first three chapters set the scene well for the breadth and depth of issues addressed by the authors. In Chapter 1, Andy Begg refers to his own educational journey in discussing the inseparability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Academic Support Services, School Personnel
US Department of Education, 2007
A college education is becoming more and more of a necessity in today's competitive economy: ninety percent of the fastest-growing jobs require postsecondary education or training. U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings has called on states, institutions and the federal government to work together to carry out the recommendations of "A…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Adult Basic Education, Transitional Programs, Community Colleges
Mackinnon, Anne – Grantmakers for Education, 2007
In late 2006, the National Center on Education and the Economy released "Tough Choices or Tough Times: The Report of the New Commission on the Skills of the American Workforce." With compelling language, the report updated and sharpened the findings of the center's influential 1990 report, "America's Choice: High Skills or Low Wages," which called…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Foreign Countries, Labor Force Development
Fraser, Cath, Ed.; Ayo, Lin, Ed. – Online Submission, 2007
This volume comprises the refereed proceedings of the 2006 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors of Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. The 11 articles are arranged according to the conference's sub-themes of perspectives, partnerships and projections relating to the work of learning advisors. In Chapter 1, Susan Crozier explores the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Postsecondary Education, School Personnel
PEPNet 2, 2006
During April 2006, educators, students, service providers and professionals from across the nation and the world gathered together at the fifth biennial PEPNet Conference in Louisville, Kentucky, to share concepts, ideas, research, technologies and successful practices that have helped individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing establish strong…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Visual Impairments, Blindness, Hearing Impairments
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