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Bell, Martha J., Ed.; And Others – 1983
The articles in this collection address basic questions about college reading theory, curriculum, and assessment. Major article titles and authors are as follows: (1) "Reading Achievement," by Anthony R. Petrosky; (2) "Excerpt from 'A Proposal for Reading Stages'," by Jeanne S. Chall; (3) "Finding a Sense of Wonder in Language and Literacy," by…
Descriptors: College Students, Compensatory Education, Course Content, Critical Thinking
Gerber, Rod, Comp.; Lidstone, John, Comp. – 1988
The first of two volumes, this book contains complete texts of 61 papers presented at a 1988 symposium on geographical education. The papers cover many aspects of geographical education in several countries in Western Europe, Africa, and Asia, and are divided into eight sections: (1) "Developing Skills for Living through Geographical…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Singer, Harry, Ed.; Bean, Tom, Ed. – 1983
Intended for elementary and secondary school teachers, supervisors, curriculum specialists, and researchers, this report presents the proceedings of an institute on the Learning from Text Project sponsored by the University of California and the California State University systems. After an introduction by institute chairperson Deborah Hancock,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Content Area Reading, Graphic Organizers, Heuristics
Shaw, Bryant P., Ed. – 1987
African history is a relatively new discipline and its sources, methodology, and content may be unfamiliar to those trained in European or U.S. history. Through presentations by African scholars, this document offers new strategies for integrating Africa into world history courses. Each presentation is followed by commentaries from experienced…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Diseases, Global Approach, Higher Education
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Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. – 1980
The proceedings of a conference designed to give researchers and educators the opportunity to discuss issues affecting public education, this report opens with a description of the Research and Development Exchange Coordinating Group's initial efforts to address teacher concerns in oral and written communication instruction. It then lists…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Communication Research