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Lankes, R. David, Ed.; McClure, Charles R., Ed.; Gross, Melissa, Ed.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey, Ed. – 2002
The chapters in this volume, originally presented at the Third Annual Virtual Reference Desk (VRD) conference, "Setting Standards and Making It Real," (Orlando, Florida, November 2001), were organized, revised, and updated to reflect current technology and practice. The VRD conference and the ideas in this book represent the cutting edge…
Descriptors: Conference Proceedings, Electronic Libraries, Information Science, Information Technology
North East Association for Institutional Research. – 1990
This document contains papers presented at a conference addressing the direction for the institutional research profession in the 1990s. Papers are as follows: "Reassessing Admission Policies at Public Universities: Cognitive vs. Non-Cognitive Predictors of 'Academic Success'" (Marios H. Agrotes); "Accommodating Team Member Cognitive Styles"…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Affirmative Action, Budgeting, Career Planning
Perlman, Leonard G., Ed.; Austin, Gary F., Ed. – 1987
This monograph contains papers from the Switzer Seminar on issues regarding the problems of aging, disabilities, and rehabilitation. It is intended for use by rehabilitation counselors, psychologists, gerontologists, researchers, administrators, consumers, legislators, and others interested in providing better services to Americans growing older.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Discrimination, Aging (Individuals), Conference Proceedings
Rivera, William M., Ed.; Walker, Sharon M., Ed. – 1984
These 41 papers reflect the conference's focus on nonformal adult education. A major goal of the conference was to facilitate dialogue between researchers and practitioners who are concerned with lifelong learning issues. Four papers focus on aging, specifically intergenerational experiences, preretirement leisure counseling, aging of the work…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Development, Adult Education, Adult Learning
Bruno, Sam J., Ed. – 1985
These proceedings present 12 articles that suggest opportunities for scholars and practitioners to contribute to business communication. The papers are organized into four sections, each composed of three papers. The papers in Part I, Specialized Communication Techniques, are: "Does Style Affect the Reader's Image of the Writer?" (James Suchan),…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Business Communication, Business Correspondence, Business Education
Physiologist, 1990
Presented are the abstracts to sessions of the Specialty Meeting of the American Physiological Society held October 6-10, 1990, in Orlando, Florida. Included are plenary lectures, symposia, poster and slide sessions, and schedules for the conference. (CW)
Descriptors: Abstracts, College Science, Conference Proceedings, Higher Education
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Journal of Chemical Education, 1989
Presents the results of a chemistry program held at Purdue University from July 31-August 4, 1988. Topics reported include: chemistry's past, present, and future; new directions in chemical education, demonstrations and laboratories; and instructional strategies. Lists the 391 papers given at the conference and the 22 workshops. (MVL)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Conference Proceedings
Dodson, Suzanne C., Ed.; Menges, Gary L., Ed. – 1984
The 56 papers in this proceedings are divided into three groups--theme, alternative format, and contributed papers. Myths and realities are explored in the first group as they relate to university, college, community, and junior college libraries, and to private sector information utilities. The conference wrap-up session is included in this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, College Libraries, Conference Proceedings
Bhatia, S. C., Ed.; Patil, B. R., Ed. – 1983
These proceedings contain 17 papers presented at a seminar to identify and evaluate research studies conducted in the past with a view to providing guidance and ready reference for those who wish to conduct research in the future. A summary of recommendations appears first. Issues, researchable questions, and suggestions are made in three areas:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students
Rolloff, John A., Comp. – 1986
These proceedings contain a summary of each of the 15 papers presented and the discussants' reactions. The keynote address and reflections on the outcome of the conference are also included. The keynote address is "Priorities for Continuing Progress in Research in Agricultural Education" (J. Robert Warmbrod). Presentations include…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Conference Proceedings, Educational Research, Followup Studies
Educational Computing Organization of Ontario, Toronto. – 1985
The 88 papers included in this publication are organized into seven groupings used as themes in the conference, "Computing Knows No Borders." The topics are: Administration (12 papers); Computer Studies (13 papers); Educational Tools (10 papers); Logo (7 papers); Software (9 papers); Special Education (8 papers); and Teaching (16…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Conference Proceedings
Sattes, Beth D., Ed. – 1984
A regional workshop was held in which educational researchers and practitioners shared their innovations, successes, concerns, and progress in using research and development to promote excellence in their state and local education agencies. This document reports its proceedings. "School Improvement: What the Research Says," by David P.…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Conference Proceedings, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Problems
Association for the Development of Computer-based Instructional Systems. – 1985
The 53 papers in these proceedings focus on the use of computer-based learning. Individual papers are organized by special interest group and presented under 12 headings: (1) Computer-Based Training (11 entries); (2) Elementary, Secondary, Junior College (1 entry); (3) Educators of the Handicapped (3 entries); (4) Health Education (6 entries); (5)…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computers, Conference Proceedings