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Crayton, Anna; Lindahl, Nicole – Prisoner Reentry Institute, 2015
This guide is designed to help readers take the first steps towards continuing their education, whether that means learning English, working towards a High School Equivalency (HSE), learning an occupation, or building on college credits already earned. This guide walks readers through the process of setting educational goals and getting organized;…
Descriptors: Reentry Students, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Guides
US Department of Education, 2011
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Each entry, which gives a brief overview of a program or resource, is listed…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination
US Department of Education, 2010
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Readers will find funding information, contact information, and a web site for…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Educational Improvement, Adult Education
US Department of Education, 2008
This publication provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2008. This reference guide also includes information on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Readers will find funding…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Federal Aid, Educational Improvement
Glazek, Stanislaw D.; Sarason, Seymour B. – Corwin Press, 2006
Why do people, college-bound or even in college, stay away in droves from courses in science, especially physics? Why do people know so little about the significance of Einstein's contributions which require dramatic changes in how we understand ourselves, our world, and the entire universe? Why have educational reforms failed? In this book, two…
Descriptors: Physics, Educational Change, Teacher Student Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education
Power, Paul W. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This book provides an overview of vocational assessment for adults who have disabilities. It covers many tests and various populations encountered by the vocational evaluation professional. In addition to offering basic information for those who will assist clients in the rehabilitation process, this text provides up-to-date information to those…
Descriptors: Guides, Workbooks, Rehabilitation Counseling, Occupational Therapy
US Department of Education, 2006
Every eligible program, including graduate programs, must have a defined academic year. Award limits are generally connected to a period of time. For instance, all of the programs except Federal Work-Study have a maximum amount that can be awarded for an academic year or award year. This handbook is a resource for learning about Federal Student…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, School Schedules, Paying for College, Student Costs
American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 2004
It is unclear whether the Net generation is pushing innovations in communications technologies (because of their fascination with it) or if advances in communications technologies are influencing the Net generation. That discussion is not nearly as relevant as their perceptions of the role technology plays in their lives. Whereas the older peers…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Higher Education, Information Technology, Computer Mediated Communication
GMS Partners, Inc. Silver Spring, MD. – 2000
The Insights program begins the journey of becoming ready to work by introducing students to the varied career opportunities, skills, and technologies in today's health care industry. Students travel as a class or group to the host site for a series of seminars. While on site, the students and their accompanying teachers meet with professionals…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Education Work Relationship, Health Services, Higher Education
Coughlin, Caroline M.; Gertzog, Alice – 1997
Created in response to requests from library science faculty for a student edition with a focus on the planning and policy issues germane to all academic libraries, this new text is a revised and abridged version of the fifth edition of "Lyle's Administration of the College Library (1992). The ten chapters of this edition include six chapters from…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Development, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY. – 1992
This brochure provides information for U.S. students who wish to study abroad in order to help them make the study experience successful and with as little mishap as possible. The brochure first covers the planning stage in which advice is given on consultation, investigating study-abroad options, arranging transfer of academic credit, choosing a…
Descriptors: College Admission, Credits, Educational Planning, Financial Support
McWade, Patricia – 1993
This book provides information to prospective graduate students on how to acquire financial assistance for their graduate programs by explaining (1) what the difference is between undergraduate and graduate aid; (2) aid eligibility; (3) where to go for funding and how much is available; (4) how to be "marketable" to targeted funding sources; (5)…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Graduate Study
Indiana Coll. Placement and Assessment Center, Bloomington. – 1992
This guide is designed to help high school students understand many aspects of planning for life after high school. The introduction notes that the workplace of the future will reserve the best jobs for those with the best skills and describes which skills are important. These topics are discussed: (1) benefits of education; (2) improving career…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Choice, College Preparation, High School Students
Boylan, John C.; And Others – 1988
The stated purpose of this text is to assist supervisors and practicum students and interns in their practicum/internship training. This book contains theoretical components which are valuable and essential to the training of student counselors and psychotherapists. In addition to the theoretical aspects presented, training activities germane and…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Counselor Evaluation, Counselor Training, Ethics
Faaborg, Beverly Parks; Faaborg, Tony – 1992
This book presents practical ideas related to the college experience for college-bound students and their parents. The first chapter discusses tying up loose ends. College applications, starting a file, doing laundry, taking care of medical needs, and graduation gift ideas are included. The second chapter discusses insurance needs, and the third…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), College Environment, College Housing, College Students
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