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Han, Jongwoo; Karb, Joseph – Social Education, 2018
Numerous research and scholarly articles have been written on the Korean War. Yet in many K-12 history classrooms, the war and its legacy are still "forgotten" and are only addressed with a paragraph or two in a textbook. The Korean War Legacy and World History Digital Education foundations are changing this situation by honoring…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Asian History, War, Inquiry
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Balfoura, Michael; Westwood, Marvin; Buchanan, Marla J. – Research in Drama Education, 2014
Over 18.5% of military personnel returning from war zones to civilian life suffer mental health issues, which can lead to family breakdown, homelessness and other problems. Almost 4000 Australian soldiers have returned home from active service in the last decade suffering from combat stress and mental health conditions. A 2009 Australian…
Descriptors: Veterans, Military Personnel, Program Descriptions, Resilience (Psychology)
Sander, Libby – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2013
About 16 percent of veterans use the GI Bill to attend private institutions, roughly the same proportion as students generally. But at the most highly selective colleges, veterans using the Post-9/11 GI Bill barely fill a single classroom--38 at Penn, 22 at Cornell, and at Princeton, just one. The sparse numbers do not go unnoticed, veterans say.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Campuses, Veterans, War
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Witonsky, Trudi – CEA Forum, 2013
In 1903, in the introduction to his ground-breaking, seminal work, "The Souls of Black Folks", W.E. B. Du Bois calls for a vision of our country in which African Americans can become "co-worker[s] in the kingdom of culture." In this article I make the case that the use of a novel like "Gods Go Begging" by Alfredo Vea…
Descriptors: Inclusion, African Americans, Civil Rights, Participation
Sander, Libby – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
The nation's veteran population is expected to swell by a million or more in coming years as the military winds down more than a decade of conflicts. How veterans adjust to life out of uniform has become the subject of heightened scrutiny in the military community and beyond. As today's returning service members confront a stagnant economy--and a…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Familiarity, Military Personnel, Military Service
Nichols, Tiffani – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2012
In today's highly competitive job market, it takes more than just having the right training or degree to get hired. Many companies require previous work experience to even be considered for an interview. For young adults looking to enter the workforce for the first time, or older adults making a career change, this can be a frustrating situation.…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Technology Education, Career Change, Employment Opportunities
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Simon, Jo Anne – New Directions for Student Services, 2011
For decades, postsecondary institutions have focused more on the line between compliance and noncompliance, balancing the rights and responsibilities of institutions with those of students with disabilities. The danger for postsecondary institutions in focusing on a "line in the sand" approach was to further perceptions that students…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Legal Problems, Colleges, Disabilities
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Dungy, Gwendolyn Jordan – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2011
Student affairs stands at a pivotal point in time and within its own history. By increasingly encouraging interdisciplinary learning across the curriculum, our profession is well positioned to help students understand the multiple purposes of higher education, including both the practical and the transcendent. Addressing these twin purposes is the…
Descriptors: Student Personnel Workers, Time Perspective, Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Associations
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Rumann, Corey B.; Hamrick, Florence A. – New Directions for Student Services, 2009
The purpose of this chapter is to offer frameworks and considerations for student affairs professionals seeking to serve the transition needs of the current generation of student veterans. The historical intersections of the military and higher education, particularly with respect to the effects of the draft on students and higher education,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Military Service, Veterans
Arnhold, Robert W. – Exceptional Parent, 2008
Slippery Rock University (SRU), located in western Pennsylvania, is one of 14 state-owned institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania. The university has a rich tradition of providing professional preparation programs in special education, therapeutic recreation, physical education, and physical therapy for individuals with disabilities.…
Descriptors: State Colleges, Adapted Physical Education, Disabilities, Therapeutic Recreation
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Welsh, Richard L. – RE:view: Rehabilitation Education for Blindness and Visual Impairment, 2005
Russell C. Williams was a key figure in the progression of orientation and mobility from the Army's immediate response to the servicemen and women who lost their sight during World War II to a recognized profession delivering individualized instruction to visually impaired people throughout the world. Blinded in combat while serving in the U.S.…
Descriptors: War, Veterans, Rehabilitation Centers, Rehabilitation Programs
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Blackerby, Christine – Social Education, 2005
This article features Congressman Edward Rees's bill. Congressman Edward Rees of Kansas introduced a bill (H.R. 7786) in the U.S. House of Representatives on February 8, 1954, to create a national holiday that would honor the nation's veterans. He said in a speech on the floor of the House that he did it so that "a grateful nation may pay…
Descriptors: Committees, Veterans, Holidays, Federal Government