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Kocher, Megan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Food security is researched and dealt with on local, regional, national, and global levels with solutions ranging from local farmers' market initiatives to increasing crop yields through genetically modified plants to streamlining global supply chains. Because of its broad, interdisciplinary nature, it is necessary to narrow the focus of this…
Descriptors: Food Standards, Educational Resources, Internet, Electronic Libraries
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Brugar, Kristy A.; Roberts, Kathryn – Social Studies, 2014
In this article we identify opportunities for students to use timelines and textbooks to meet standards. Through the use of timelines, textbooks, and selected activities, upper elementary and middle school students are able to (1) be engaged in content area reading and writings; (2) understand large themes in social studies including time,…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Textbooks
Snyder, Dawn – Performance and Instruction, 1984
A graduate student who has participated in a student internship program in business presents seven rules to follow to make the experience most effective. (MBR)
Descriptors: Business, Communication (Thought Transfer), Discovery Processes, Guidelines
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Stith, Sandra M.; And Others – Family Relations, 1992
Presents guidelines, developed from review of literature on topic and survey of family studies departmental policies and those policies used by 32 highly published family scholars around the country, to assist in student-faculty collaborative research. Provides framework for faculty and students who are negotiating individualized contracts for…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Students, Family Life, Higher Education
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Schuh, John; Kuh, George – Journal of College Admission, 1991
Recommends that counselors advise students to look at seven often underemphasized, but important, aspects of college life that should be considered when examining student recruitment publications and visiting colleges and universities. Offers advice to high school students about how to evaluate the quality of these aspects of the learning…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Choice, High School Students, High Schools
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Abbott, Douglas; Sanders, Gregory F. – Family Relations, 1991
Offers guidelines and suggestions for young family science professionals who are seeking careers in academia. Discusses how preparation for tenure process evaluation must begin in graduate school and suggests ways to continue tenure efforts during first few years of academic appointment. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Graduate Students, Higher Education, Personnel Evaluation
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Stith, Sandra M. – Family Relations, 1990
Notes that many students who graduate with doctorates in family studies desire academic careers in research institutions. Encourages students to prepare themselves early to be competitive in academic market and to succeed in desired positions. Attempts to assist students and new professionals in obtaining academic positions in research…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Graduates, Doctoral Programs, Family Life
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Heath, D. Terri; And Others – Family Relations, 1993
Presents recommendations for securing academic fellowships and small research grants. Recommendations are based in part on combined experiences of authors as doctoral students in search of academic fellowships and small research grants. Includes annotated bibliography of sources of grants and fellowships. (Author/NB)
Descriptors: Fellowships, Graduate Students, Grants, Higher Education
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Crane, H. Richard – Physics Teacher, 1989
Discusses the making of a light engine powered by sunlight or a lamp. Describes the materials and construction method with detailed specifications and diagrams. (YP)
Descriptors: College Science, Higher Education, Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Procedures
Michael, Robert J. – Academic Therapy, 1988
When evaluating colleges, prospective college students with learning disabilities should examine the college library and its services. This article offers guidelines for evaluating library services and programs for the learning-disabled population, focusing on provision of recorded textbooks and lectures, special equipment, a resource advocate for…
Descriptors: Advocacy, College Applicants, College Choice, College Libraries
Gustafson, Kent L. – Journal of Instructional Development, 1987
Defines criteria used in judging success as a faculty member, including promotion and tenure, salary, professional recognition, consulting, and perquisites. Typical instructional design faculty activities such as teaching, advising, scholarly activity, funded research, service, and organizational support and development projects, are then examined…
Descriptors: Consultants, Evaluation Criteria, Faculty Advisers, Faculty Evaluation
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Eperson, D. B. – Mathematics in School, 1987
Presents a variety of mathematics activities for students to solve. Sections are included on geometrical dissection, prime numbers, trigonometry, and number concepts. (RH)
Descriptors: Geometry, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematical Logic, Mathematics Instruction
Mooney, Donald – Scientific American, 1992
Provides directions for building a comparatively inexpensive device that detects and displays images of infrared light sources. Includes typical costs for the components, an artist's sketch of the finished product, and suggestions for adjustments and image recordings. (JJK)
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Higher Education, Optics, Photographic Equipment
Branson, Robert K. – Journal of Instructional Development, 1987
Presents personal and professional considerations for instructional systems graduates for defining, seeking, and following a career in business and industry. Highlights include defining employment goals, internships, salary considerations, fringe benefits (including moving expenses, vacation and compensatory time, and travel), the importance of…
Descriptors: Business, Career Counseling, Career Planning, Compensation (Remuneration)
Instructor, 1985
Reproducible pages containing various activities for students to do during summer vacation are offered. Teacher and parent involvement with these activities is briefly discussed. (CB)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Leisure Time, Recreational Activities