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Brandle, Maximillian – Babel: Journal of the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teacher's Association, 1979
Discusses the teaching of European languages and less commonly taught languages at all educational levels in Australia. Reference is made to multilingualism and language instruction in other countries. (AM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingualism, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy
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Bowen, John M. – Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 1979
A survey of research resources in 24 veterinary colleges in the US and Canada reports information on university-wide research facilities, college-wide research facilities, personnel, and instrumentation resources. Corporate research resource management was compared with university research resource management. The survey form is outlined.…
Descriptors: Animal Facilities, Biomedical Equipment, Higher Education, Laboratories
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Zeglen, Marie E. – Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, 1979
Results of the 1978 Senior Survey of veterinary college graduates in the US and Canada are presented. Included are: (1) response to the survey, (2) employment characteristics, (3) geographical distribution, (4) licensing patterns, (5) locational preferences, and (6) summary and conclusions. The survey form is appended. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Certification, Employment Patterns, Females, Geographic Distribution
American Indian Journal, 1979
A panel of seven international jurists and lawyers has found a pattern of human and legal rights violations against Native Americans and other minorities in the United States. Their three-week investigation focused on political prisoners and discovered abuses of both the activists and the criminal process. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Activism, American Indians, Civil Liberties, Court Litigation
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Salkind, Neil J.; And Others – Child Development, 1978
Data on the Matching Familiar Figures test (MFF) for 760 Japanese, 2,676 American, and 1,619 Israeli children were used to examine cross-cultural differences in cognitive tempo. The data were compiled from other studies where the MFF was used as a classificatory variable. (JMB)
Descriptors: Conceptual Tempo, Cross Cultural Studies, Elementary School Students
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Meyer, John W.; And Others – American Journal of Sociology, 1979
Father-to-son occupational mobility is lower in Poland than in the U.S., mainly because Poland has a large traditional agricultural sector with high occupational inheritance. Education, which is affected by father's occupation in both countries, has a much larger effect on occupational attainment in Poland. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Data Analysis
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Rawlins, Kipi – Studies in Art Education, 1978
Since their establishment in the 1870s, American museums have professed to be educational institutions and have attempted with varying degrees of success to promote aesthetic awareness and visual education. The author reviews past efforts, current issues, and future potentials in museum education. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Appreciation, Educational History, Educational Objectives
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Apple, Michael W. – Comparative Education Review, 1978
The assumptions underlying recent work on the relationship between ideology and school experience are discussed and compared to the traditions which now predominate in curriculum research. Hypotheses are posed about what curricular knowledge is accorded high status by our society and its economic and cultural effects. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum Research, Educational Benefits, Educational Theories
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Paulston, Christina Bratt – Comparative Education Review, 1978
Following a brief history of bilingual education (BE), the author makes a meta-evaluation assessment of BE research, arguing that the findings are not so contradictory if one examines the theoretical frameworks chosen by the researchers. The equilibrium and conflict paradigms and the structural-functional theory are considered. (SJL)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Comparative Analysis, Conflict, Educational Change
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Gibson, Mary Jane, Comp. – RQ, 1978
Represents an expansion of the 1977 United States reply to UNESCO's annual questionnaire that solicits information from each country for its bimonthly "Bibliography, Documentation, Terminology." Included are a National Bibliography, divided into media categories; current bibliographies, listed by subject; and a bibliography of…
Descriptors: Abstracting, Bibliographies, Government Publications, Indexes
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Kerckhoff, Alan C.; Parket, Robert Nash – American Sociological Review, 1979
This critique points out problems in the methodology used by Robinson and Bell in their analysis of societal differences between the United States and England and makes suggestions about future investigations. (EB)
Descriptors: Income, Justice, Opinions, Research Methodology
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Perlman, Julius A. – Clearing House, 1979
The author relates comments and comparisons made by Soviet educators who visited his New York high school. (SJL)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Quality, High Schools, Public Schools
Strawson, Galen – Times Educational Supplement (London), 1978
Arguments are presented for the introduction of philosophy, especially metaphysics, epistomology, and logic, into English schools. French and American experiences with philosophy intruction are cited and some instructional materials suggested. (SJL)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Instructional Materials, Logic, Philosophy
Wexler, Henrietta – American Education, 1978
Describes experimental college-level mathematics programs in the Soviet Union and in the United States for secondary level students selected as having a special interest and talent in the mathematical sciences. The United States program was developed by the Central Midwestern Regional Educational Laboratory (CEMREL). (MF)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, College Mathematics, College School Cooperation, Experimental Programs
Stanek, Louise W. – Training and Development Journal, 1979
To build and maintain positive organizational relationships, author advises that trainers become company researchers . Suggests looking not only at how the organization works internally, but its place in the larger business community and its relationship with various regulatory agencies. Proposes analyzing management problems/needs and…
Descriptors: Community Relations, Educational Needs, Federal Regulation, Guidelines
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