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Haveman, Robert H.; Bershadker, Andrew; Schwabish, Jonathan A. – 2003
This book provides an introduction to earnings capacity (EC), a measurement of human capital, and its application to a research study of potential earned annual income over a 25-year period. Focus is on qualitative aspects of EC such as race, age, gender and education and its utilization. Chapter 1 is an introduction. Chapter 2 reviews existing…
Descriptors: Capital, Definitions, Demography, Economic Development
Harney, Klaus, Ed.; Heikkinen, Anja, Ed.; Rahn, Sylvia, Ed.; Schemmann, Michael, Ed. – 2002
These 17 articles on different subjects of the broader theme "lifelong learning" represent the latest results of the discussions of the Vocational Education and Culture Research Network. An introduction (Klaus Harney et al.) provides summaries of the contents. The articles are "The Global and International Discourse of Lifelong…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Age Differences, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
Gonon, Philipp, Ed.; Haefeli, Kurt, Ed.; Heikkinen, Anja, Ed.; Ludwig, Iris, Ed. – 2001
In addition to an "Introduction" (Gonon, et. al), there are these 18 essays: "Women and Men in Swiss Vocational Education (Borkowsy); "Women in Basic and Advanced Training" (Grossenbacher); "How Constitutional Change and Legal Reform Projects Foster Equal Opportunities in the Fields of Vocational Education and Higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Allied Health Occupations Education, Career Choice
Larson, Judy L. – 1986
This book explores the popularity of American illustration from the late 1800s through the 1920s. Illustrated books, periodicals, the public consumption of illustrations, and various themes of illustration are discussed. Themes include: (1) "The Smart Set"; (2) "The Masses"; (3) "The Domestic Scene"; (4) "Town and Country"; (5) "Let Me Call You…
Descriptors: Art, Artists, Foreign Countries, Freehand Drawing
Fehr, Dennis Earl – 1993
The brutality toward women, minority groups, underclasses, and the environment, that has haunted western civilization is linked to the three great western religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Further, it is suggested that capitalism is a primary mechanism by which this brutality is implemented. The book begins with a survey of western…
Descriptors: Art Education, Capitalism, Censorship, Minority Groups
Boylan, Hunter R.; And Others – Research in Developmental Education, 1988
The historical roots of developmental education are traced in a three-part article extending across three serial issues. "Educating All the Nation's People," by Hunter R. Boylan and William G. White, Jr., reviews the historical antecedents of developmental education, focusing on efforts in the 17th century to prepare English-speaking American…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Black Colleges, College Preparation, College Role
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. Center for National Origin, Race and Sex Equity. – 1989
A third generation of school segregation has evolved, with the following problems: (1) renewed physical segregation; (2) limited teacher expectations for minority students; (3) culturally biased instructional methods; (4) persistence of sex stereotyping and bias; and (5) ability grouping that isolates students on the basis of race, national…
Descriptors: Classroom Desegregation, Desegregation Effects, Desegregation Methods, Educational Trends
Mayer, Victor J.; Fortner, Rosanne W. – 1987
In 1975, the Columbus Council of the Navy League of the United States provided a grant to The Ohio State University in support of a state survey to determine the level of understanding of marine information among the public school children of Ohio. In addition, it supported a summer workshop in the Humanities of the Seas conducted for teachers in…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Marine Education, Program Content, Program Descriptions
Johanningmeier, Ervin V. – 1985
The origins of educational research are examined in order to understand its original purposes, assumptions, and effects, both intended and unintended. Changes in research are also noted, as public education has been assigned additional responsibilities to meet the requirements of a new social and economic order. This paper discusses the…
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Educational History, Educational Psychology, Educational Research
Berberet, William G. – 1988
The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970. This monograph is an attempt to analyze the environmental improvement efforts since that time, with emphasis on environmental education and environmental studies. It is claimed that environmental policies developed over the past 17 years have failed to incorporate adequately the human dimension in…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Smith, Louis M.; And Others – 1983
This first volume of a six-volume study details the historical context of a particular school district (code-named "Milford") in order to examine the genesis and evolution of American education. The study's key research documents were the district school board's official minutes; additional modes of inquiry included participant observation,…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational Environment
Smith, Louis M.; And Others – 1983
This second volume of a six-volume study updates and concludes the description of the historical development of a school district code-named "Milford," presented in volume I. Board minutes remain the primary source of data with increasing amounts of information from public documents, interviews, and observation of meetings. Following a brief…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Case Studies, Demonstration Programs, Educational Change
Prunty, John J.; And Others – 1983
This third volume of a six-volume study of a school district code-named "Milford" shifts attention to the Kensington School itself. To explain the "profound changes" this "once innovative school" went through, the authors begin with such wider topics as demography, neighborhoods, and political jurisdiction. Chapter 1 traces Milford's "Native…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Development, Cultural Context, Educational Environment
Dwyer, David C.; And Others – 1983
This fourth volume of a six-volume study of a school district code-named "Milford" provides an ethnographic account of Kensington School today. Tracing the school's development through the 1979-80 school year, the study's central metaphor is of a ship on a perilous journey. Chapter 1 describes the school's opening day and "Crosscurrents in…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Case Studies, Class Activities, Classroom Environment
Smith, Louis M.; Kleine, Paul F. – 1983
This fifth volume of a six-volume study of a school district code-named "Milford" sketches life histories and careers of the school's original faculty some 15 years after the school was founded. Section I outlines the study's problems and procedures; describes the faculty as a group of true believers initially characterized by humor, inexperience,…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Biographies, Career Development, Case Studies
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