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Strohschen, Gabriele I. E., Ed.; Lewis, Kim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Education for adults ought to consider a both-and mindset when it comes to selecting approaches, values, and program models in today's multi-sector, multi-diverse, and cross-cultural environments of teaching and learning. Experiences from educational professionals can lead to recommendations for these instruction and mentoring approaches of adults…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Situated Learning, Active Learning
US Department of Education, 2011
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Each entry, which gives a brief overview of a program or resource, is listed…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination
Day, Douglass; Allen, Vanessa; Henken, Rob – Public Policy Forum, 2010
The Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) is one of the largest local taxpayer-funded entities in southeastern Wisconsin, ranking fourth in assets and budget behind Milwaukee County, the Milwaukee Public Schools, and the City of Milwaukee. The college's fiscal operations are complex and draw on multiple revenue sources, including nearly $150…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Urban Schools, Educational Finance, Taxes
American Association of Community Colleges (NJ1), 2009
This toolkit is designed to support you in building partnerships with the business community. It includes a series of fact sheets you can distribute to employers that discuss the value in hiring plus 50 workers. Individual sections contain footnotes. (Contains 5 web resources.)
Descriptors: Business, Outreach Programs, School Business Relationship, Employers
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Bers, Trudy – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2009
In this article, the author writes from the perspective of a community college research practitioner, an institutional researcher whose daily work is intended primarily to affect policies, procedures and understanding of student learning and institutional effectiveness. The audience for this work is composed of faculty, administrators, staff,…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Institutional Evaluation, Learning Modules, Audits (Verification)
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Knapp, Laura G.; Kelly-Reid, Janice E.; Ginder, Scott A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) collects institution-level data from postsecondary institutions in the United States (the 50 states and the District of Columbia) and other jurisdictions, such as Puerto Rico. For IPEDS, a postsecondary institution is defined as an organization that is open to the public and has as its…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Institutional Characteristics, Tuition, Fees
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, 2004
The improvement of literacy rates, educational levels, and college-going rates are important goals for the betterment of West Virginia and its economy. The college going rate echoes the successes of the Governor, legislators, government agencies, students, and parents in contributing to the State's education system as a whole. This report makes an…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Enrollment Rate, Graduation Rate, High Schools
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Phillips, Frank M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1930
This report contains statistics of 1,076 universities, colleges, and professional schools for the school year ending in June, 1928. Of this number, 226, are under public control and 850 are under private control. Included in these two groups are 176 schools of theology, 136 schools of law, 73 schools of medicine, 41 schools of dentistry, 66…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Veterinary Medicine, Statistical Data, Schools of Education