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Gube, Maren; Shore, Bruce M. – Online Submission, 2018
From the 1990s until 2017 the High Ability and Inquiry Research Group (HAIR) at McGill University in Montreal, received C$1.3M in research funds from Canadian, Quebec, and US agencies to support its research and graduate training in education and educational psychology. Their research encompassed two principal areas, Inquiry in Education and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Educational Objectives, Academic Ability
Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, 2016
Each year, the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) releases its annual list of scientific advances that represent significant progress in the field. The 20 studies selected have given new insight into the underlying biology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and potential risk factors, tested approaches for improving early screening…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Incidence, At Risk Persons
UNESCO International Bureau of Education, 2014
As another year is approaching, the time seems appropriate to look back and reflect on all the things that have been done, and more importantly learned during 2014. Along the same lines, and in order to offer further food for thought, the IBE is happy to share with you its latest Thematic alert on the topic of assessment in education. More…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Case Studies, Guidelines, Guides
Anderson, Kristin – School Library Journal, 2011
To say that immigration is currently a controversial issue would be an understatement. The media is rife with misinformation and does a very poor job of making the critical distinction between legal and illegal immigration. Because of this, it is vitally important that libraries provide students with clear and unbiased material on the topic. In…
Descriptors: Immigration, Libraries, Access to Information, Fiction
Education Commission of the States (NJ3), 2010
In recent years, criticism of high school graduates' lack of readiness for college and work has led a number of states to raise high school graduation requirements--particularly in terms of the number and rigor of courses students must pass. This issue of "The Progress of Education Reform" addresses end-of-course assessments at the high…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Graduates, Exit Examinations, Graduation Requirements
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National Center for Education Research, 2009
Since 2002, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded more than 400 research grants through the National Center for Education Research. This document lists the publications that have resulted from these projects. Publications from IES grantees include articles intended for scientific audiences, as well as articles written for general…
Descriptors: Audiences, Grants, Educational Research, Publications
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Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2009
This article presents nine resources that focus on environmental education and sustainability. These include: (1) "Sustainability Statement and Policy," Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2009, which is available at; (2) "Climate Literacy: The Essential Principles of Climate…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Environmental Education, Sustainable Development, Educational Resources
Education Commission of the States (NJ3), 2009
This issue of "The Progress of Education Reform" will look at recent research on transfer and articulation in light of the new movement to increase degree attainment by addressing the following three questions: (1) Do articulation agreements ease the transfer process and lead to degree attainment; (2) what are the factors that facilitate…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Educational Change, Transfer Students, College Transfer Students
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this document is to provide an annotated bibliography on best practices for late entry learners into college academic upgrading programs. It is intended for practitioners, administrators, and researchers and others with an interest in this field. Method: This annotated bibliography synthesizes sources related to late entry…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Annotated Bibliographies, Adult Literacy, Adult Basic Education
Piscatelli, Jennifer – Education Commission of the States (NJ3), 2008
From 1990 to 2006, the number of Hispanic students in U.S. public schools nearly doubled, accounting for 60% of the total growth in public school enrollment. Approximately 10 million Hispanic students are enrolled in the public K-12 system, comprising nearly one-fifth of public school students in the United States. This issue of "The Progress…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Educational Attainment, Educational Change, Hispanic American Students
Lamontagne, Manon – Centre for Literacy of Quebec, 2007
This bibliography was compiled for The Centre for Literacy's 2007 Summer Institute--"Libraries and Literacy: Making It Work." The literature represented here includes research studies, descriptive articles, guides and manuals. Selections address the principles, "best practices" and assessment of library involvement in literacy…
Descriptors: Libraries, Adult Literacy, Family Literacy, Literacy Education
Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (NJ1), 2006
This publication reviews and summarizes the findings of the major benchmark studies and reports in adult literacy--beginning with the University of Texas' Adult Performance Level Study of 1977 and continuing through the 2006 NAAL survey results, A First Look at the Literacy of America's Adults in the 21st Century.
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Educational Research, Benchmarking, Competence
Beaulieu, Paul – Centre for Literacy of Quebec, 2006
This bibliography was compiled for the 2006 Summer Institute at The Centre for Literacy-"Accountability and Public Trust: Restoring the Balance." The selections include lectures, research studies, policy papers, and government documents that describe and analyze recent concepts of accountability in the context of government funding in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Trust (Psychology), Financial Support
Elliott, Claire – Centre for Literacy of Quebec, 2005
This bibliography was compiled for The Centre for Literacy's 2005 Summer Institute: "Adult Basic Education & Literacy, Media and Technology." The references and annotations point to relevant research, project, strategy and evaluation reports that describe and analyze the current and future influences of changing technologies on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Influence of Technology, Annotated Bibliographies
Duvall, Jennifer K.; Hill, Elizabeth N. – US Department of Agriculture, 2004
This Food and Nutrition Information Center (FNIC) Resource List is a quick guide designed to help professionals find information related to nutrition, learning and behavior in children. Each resource has been placed into one of five categories, in alphabetical order, by title.
Descriptors: Nutrition, Child Health, Foreign Countries, Eating Habits
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