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Glowacki-Dudka, Michelle, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings consist of 44 presentations in these categories: distance education and evaluation; community issues and research; multicultural issues and research; teaching and learning; research methods; and organizational development. The papers are "Philosophical Foundations of Andragogy and Self-Directed Learning" (Alfred);…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Shymansky, James A.; Kyle, William C., Jr. – 1991
In April 1990 a group of 30 educational researchers, sociologists, scientists, analysts, and fund agency staff convened for a meeting to discuss issues critical to science curriculum reform. The meeting, stimulated by national calls for science curriculum reform to prepare a scientifically literate citizenry, had as its objective to generate a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Research Needs
National Council for Research on Women, New York, NY. – 1990
The National Network of Women's Caucuses first biennial meeting saw over 50 participants come together to discuss a broad range of issues affecting women in the disciplines and professions. One set of discussions included panelists Dorothy O. Helly, Elizabeth Kamarck Minnich, Sandra Coyner, Leslie Hill-Davidson, and Betty Schmitz. The discussion…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Feminism, Philosophy, Sex Bias
Dennis, Lawrence J., Ed. – 1989
Proceedings of two conferences of a society of specialists in the philosophy of education are contained in this document. Seven papers are included from the 1987 conference program. They are: (1) "Conversation and Character: Teachable Moments in Plato's 'Republic'" (D. B. Owen); (2) "In Praise of the Philosophy of Liberal Education" (A. M.…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Childrens Rights, Educational Policy, Ethics
Rosen, Walter G., Ed. – 1989
Many of the most exciting advances in science are taking place in biology, yet many students leave school without having learned biology's basic principles, and few are stimulated enough to continue in the sciences. This book presents information and expert views from teachers, curriculum developers, and others on why and where biology education…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biology, Educational Assessment, Educational Improvement
Baylis, Bayard, Comp. – 1986
New challenges facing the institutional research profession are covered in these 1986 conference proceedings of the North East Association for Institutional Research. Paper titles and authors include: "Institutional Research at Mercer County Community College: The Changing Role in the Eighties" (F. L. Edwards); "Course Placement and Academic…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, College Admission, College Faculty, College Planning
Cole, Michael; And Others – 1983
A group of American and Japanese psychologists, anthropologists, linguists, and computer scientists gathered at the University of California, San Diego, to exchange ideas on models of joint problem solving and their special relevance to the design and implementation of computer-based systems of instruction. Much of the discussion focused on…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Processes, Cooperation, Design Requirements
Heath-Camp, Betty; And Others – 1985
This document consists of four symposium papers each providing a critical examination of a particular data collection technique in vocational education research. Texts of the following presentations are provided: "Mail Survey Research," by Betty Heath-Camp; "The Telephone Interview as a Data Collection Technique," by James P. Key; "The Personal…
Descriptors: Audiotape Cassettes, Comparative Analysis, Data Collection, Educational Research
International Society for Individualized Instruction, Chico, CA. – 1986
Papers presented at this conference focus primarily on the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. Topics related to critical thinking include metacognition, curriculum development, and teaching strategies in foreign languages; teaching critical reading of literature to develop critical thinking skills; use of guided design in…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Critical Thinking, Humanities, Individualized Instruction
Ryan, William C., Ed. – 1986
The l50 papers and 28 panel discussion reports in this collection focus on innovations, trends, and research in the use of computers in a variety of educational settings. Topics discussed include: computer centers and laboratories; use of computer at various levels from K-12 through the university, including inservice teacher training; use of…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education
Green, Diana M., Ed. – 1982
Institutional research that focuses on professional development is addressed in 35 papers from the 1982 meeting of the North East Association for Institutional Research. Titles and authors include the following: "Modeling College Student Adjustment and Retention for the Individual Institution" (Norman D. Aitken); "The Development Saga of an…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Career Choice, College Faculty, College Students
Ryan, William C., Ed. – 1987
The almost 200 papers and panel, project, and special session reports represented in this collection focus on innovations, trends, evaluations, and research in the use of computers in a variety of educational settings. Of these, the full text is provided for 52 presentations and abstracts for 138. The topics discussed include: use of computers at…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
Berlin, L. S., Ed. – 1985
This document contains the following papers on practical applications of research on adult and continuing education: "Elderly Criminal Behavior: Linking Research to Practice," by Donald J. Bachand and Carl I. Brahce; "Father? Teacher? Friend? Instructor-Student Relationships in a Refugee Class," by Gary J. Bekker; "The Small Group: Understanding…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Miguel, Richard J., Ed. – 1985
These proceedings summarize the information exchanged at a teleconference involving more than 3,000 participants focusing on the following aspects of the relationship between schooling and employment: (1) what employers are looking for in employees, (2) employers' priorities in making hiring decisions, and (3) education and training on the job.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Cognitive Development, Cooperative Programs
Kurland, D. Midian, Ed. – 1984
The five papers in this symposium contribute to a dialog on the aims and methods of computer education, and indicate directions future research must take if necessary information is to be available to make informed decisions about the use of computers in schools. The first two papers address the question of what is required for a student to become…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
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