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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
Center for Systems and Program Development, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1989
This document presents conference materials and five conference papers on literacy and the hearing impaired. Preceding the papers, a section of general information provides an introduction, conference format information, and a commentary by Michael Rodda. Recommendations from the work groups and an executive summary are then presented.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cognitive Processes, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education
Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Center for the Study of Higher Education. – 1991
This report presents the outcomes from two international 1991 conferences, one held in Washington, D.C., and the other in Scotland, which addressed developing a framework for cooperative research in the area of measuring quality in postsecondary education. The first meeting established the foundations for collaborative research and the second…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Dropout Research, Educational Assessment, Educational Quality
Patterson, Janice H.; Smith, Marshall S. – 1986
This report presents a national agenda for research on the learning of thinking skills via computer technology which was developed at a National Academy of Sciences conference on educational, methodological, and practical issues involved in the use of computers to promote complex thought in grades K-12. The discussion of research topics agreed…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software
Schiller, M. Rosita, Ed.; And Others – 1986
The following papers are included: "Collaborative Research: Lessons from the Tower of Babel" (Baldwin); "Establishing a Data Base for Intrainstitutional Research in the Allied Health Professions" (Von Son, Beiley); "Determining Research Needs in a School of Allied Health Professions" (Bottjen et al.); "Surveying Research Interests and Needs of…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Cooperative Planning, Educational Needs, Educational Research
Schiller, M. Rosita, Ed.; And Others – 1985
The following papers are included: "Consortia and Collaborative Research: Getting Started" (Hansen); "Coordination of the Health Care System in the State of Michigan" (Burian, Boyden, Herbert); "Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Allied Health" (Doiron, Douglas); "Interprofessional Collaboration in the Analysis of Public Policy" (Dunn);…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Cooperative Planning, Educational Needs, Educational Research
Carnoy, Martin; Loop, Liza – 1986
This report on a symposium sponsored jointly by Unesco (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) and the Stanford University School of Education to foster understanding of the role of educational technology in educational systems and to identify needs for further research begins by summarizing international trends in the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Cost Effectiveness, Economic Development
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
Landers, Keneston, Comp. – 1986
These proceedings contain 58 papers. Selected brief titles are: "Teaching Reading in Advanced English to Adult Chinese Students" (Bao); "Analyzing the Training of Trainers and Adult Educators" (Boshier); "Knowledge Utilization in Social Work Practice" (Baskett); "Adult Education in the U.K." (Bright); "Developing Media Literacy in Adults"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Educational Policy
Killian, Molly S., Ed.; And Others – 1986
This report contains five papers with discussions identifying policy and research issues in rural labor markets, assessing the adequacy of existing data and theories for researching these issues, and assigning priorities to research questions. The papers focus on rural economic goals, market linkages with metropolitan, national, and international…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Economic Development, Federal Programs, Government Role
Douglas, Harry E., III, Comp. – 1985
This conference report of the National Society of Allied Health focusses on the theme of health promotion for black Americans, with emphasis on creating cooperative partnerships to address the various social and environmental conditions adversely affecting minority group health status. The keynote speaker provided an historical perspective on…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Personnel, Blacks, Business Responsibility
David, Henry, Ed.; And Others – 1983
These proceedings consist of the papers presented at a conference on vocational education research in the 1980s. The first group of papers deals with various approaches to, and priorities for, vocational education research in the 1980s. Discussed in the next group of papers are national perspectives on research programming. Following this group…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Financial Support
Ellis, Barbara Gray, Ed. – 1982
This workshop report presents excerpts of the panel discussions of 10 distinguished family researchers considering the feasibility of joint studies across the three Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration Institutes (the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, the National Institute of Mental Health, and the National…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Problems, Drug Abuse, Family Characteristics
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Raskind, Marshall H.; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1995
A 1993 symposium was held in Missillac, France, to gather an international panel of experts to promote international dialog and cooperation, identify technologies for enhancing the lives of persons with learning disabilities, and establish research priorities. This article synthesizes key ideas and issues that emerged from individual presentations…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Conferences, Educational Technology, International Cooperation
Technology Univ.-Sydney, Broadway (Australia). Research Centre for Vocational Education and Training. – 1999
This publication is comprised of 12 position papers from the National Equity Workshop held at the University of Technology Sidney (Australia) at which participants summarized their positions on the way equity should be understood, their views on the strengths and weaknesses of current vocational education and training (VET) policy, and what they…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Community Organizations, Correctional Education
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