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Pfeiffer, Steven I., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
This handbook incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education. It consists of six sections: (1) History and global perspectives on the gifted field and talent development; (2)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Theories, Talent Identification
Russo, Charles J., Ed. – 2000
The Education Law Association's yearbook of education law provides lawyers, administrators, and professors with a comprehensive review and analysis of the previous year's state and federal court decisions and legislation affecting the operation, management, and governance of public elementary and secondary schools, higher education, and…
Descriptors: Athletics, Civil Rights, Collective Bargaining, Constitutional Law
Ginsburg, Mark B., Ed. – 1991
This book presents a set of national case studies on educational reform of higher education that views reform as processes of ideological and social struggles. The titles and authors are as follows: "Educational Reform: Social Struggles, the State and the World Economic System" (Mark B. Ginsburg, et al.); "Restructuring Education…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Educational Change
Hersh-Cochran, Mona S.; Cochran, Kendall P. – 1989
This document summarizes health care economics syllabi and programs in English-speaking countries according to target audience, level, and degree of intensity of health care economics training. The report is for teachers of health care economics as well as for general economists interested in this field. The first two sections examine typical…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Descriptions, Economics Education, Foreign Countries
Elley, Warwick B.; Croft, Cedric – 1989
This booklet describes and discusses a method for determining the readability level of prose passages in reading materials for children. The method discussed in the booklet assigns a value to each noun in selected passages on the basis of its frequency level on standard word-frequency charts, correlated in a number of studies with independent…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Nouns, Prose
Bell, Beverley; Osborne, Roger – 1981
The Learning in Science Project (1979-1981) studied the problems and difficulties of learning science at the 10-14 year old level in New Zealand to provide insights into the world of the science learner and provide an alternative perspective of the science classroom to that currently held by teachers and others. This paper offers practical…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Basic Vocabulary, Check Lists, Classroom Environment
Tasker, C. R.; Osborne, R. J. – 1981
This paper offers practical procedures and suggestions on initiating and carrying out naturalistic classroom observation of the type used in the Learning in Science Project in New Zealand (1980). The initiation of the research requires sensitivity and patience. Once in the classroom the overriding aim is to be unobtrusive and to achieve acceptance…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Basic Vocabulary, Classroom Environment, Classroom Observation Techniques
Garrett, Denny; Wagner, Graham – 1979
This conference paper reports a search for information about research on continuing education in New Zealand carried out by people working in or with organizations and agencies usually classified as educational or for research related to those agencies. A section on information sources used is followed by one discussing trends in research. Four…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Educational Research
Leclerc, Jacques, Ed.; Maurais, Jacques, Ed. – 1994
The volume is one of a series of six listing language-related legislation around the world. It contains the texts, in French, of laws of Algeria, Austria, China, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Malta, Morocco, Norway, New Zealand, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Tunisia, Turkey, and the former Soviet Union. The laws concern official languages,…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Courts, Educational Administration, Educational Policy