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Alamprese, Judith A.; Limardo, Chrys – Office of Vocational and Adult Education, US Department of Education, 2012
The "Policy to Performance Toolkit" is designed to provide state adult education staff and key stakeholders with guidance and tools to use in developing, implementing, and monitoring state policies and their associated practices that support an effective state adult basic education (ABE) to postsecondary education and training transition…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Transitional Programs, Postsecondary Education, State Policy
Austin, G.; Bates, S.; Duerr, M. – WestED (NJ1), 2005
The California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) is a comprehensive youth health risk and resilience data collection service sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). This part of the guidebook will assist practitioners in understanding, interpreting, and deriving the maximum benefit from the CHKS results. It provides a basic road map…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Validity, Reliability, Data Analysis
White, John O.; Denham, Carolyn H. – 1987
This publication is a guide to assessing the competence of prospective English teachers in the California public schools. The guide was developed as a part of a state-wide response to legislated entry and exit standards for teachers in elementary and secondary schools. An introduction describes the regulations and Executive Orders which are the…
Descriptors: Assessment Centers (Personnel), Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Irvin, Melva E., Ed. – 1990
This publication is a guide to assessing the subject-matter competence of prospective physical education teachers in California. The guide was developed as part of a statewide response to legislated entry and exit standards for teachers in elementary and secondary schools. An introduction describes the regulations and executive order, which are…
Descriptors: Assessment Centers (Personnel), Competency Based Teacher Education, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
D'Emidio-Caston, Marianne – 1993
This paper describes a simulation activity, which was coupled with Confluent/Gestalt meta-processing, that was designed to address the affective component of a mathematics procedures class for preservice teachers. The activity consisted of an explanation and demonstration for teacher educators. It is argued that a reconstruction of disposition…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Attitude Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Gestalt Therapy
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Adult, Alternative, and Continuation Education Div. – 1981
Fourteen teachers from four California school districts developed this practical guide for teachers faced with a growing number of adult nonliterate students in English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) programs. The guide is organized as follows: student goals and objectives, student characteristics, student identification, classroom activities,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques
Dervin, Brenda; Clark, Kathleen – 1987
Developed as part of a three-year project funded by the Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA), this manual is designed to present librarians in the State of California with an alternative, "sense-making" approach to assessing the information needs of patrons and potential patrons and to assessing accountability, i.e., whether…
Descriptors: Accountability, Evaluation Methods, Interviews, Library Personnel
Fenwick, James J. – 1987
Twenty-two principles of middle grade education are addressed in this report, which is intended for those who have the authority to give meaning and substance to the reform of middle grade education in California's public schools. Each principle is developed through a discussion that concludes with specific recommendations that have implications…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Adolescents, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1987
In 1983, the California State Legislature passed Senate Bill 947 which authorized a statewide Youth Suicide Prevention School Program, including provisions for staff training, parent awareness, and a classroom curriculum. This document contains the four guides of the Youth Suicide Prevention School Program. The first guide, the Implementation and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Curriculum Guides, High Schools, Inservice Education
Murphy, Joseph; And Others – 1986
This paper reports on findings of a research study on the district-level control of principals in 12 effective school districts in California. Primary research objectives were (1) to expand knowledge on the nature of administrative control, (2) to develop a better understanding of the processes and activities in effective school districts, and (3)…
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Role, Budgeting, Educational Objectives
Baley, John D. – Mathematics in College, 1983
The Mathematics Learning Center at Cerritos Community College in Norwalk, California is described. Discussed are how it is organized, financed, staffed, and operated. Pitfalls to avoid and helpful hints are included. (MNS)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Educational Facilities, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction
Reisman, Sorel – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Some of the typical characteristics of computer software are discussed first, noting the textbook-software connection. Criteria for software selection are then noted, with consideration of educational aspects and administrative aspects. A case study of applying the criteria is provided by Cypress College. (MNS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Colleges, Computer Software, Curriculum
Stanislaus County Office of Education, Modesto, CA. California Instructional Video Clearinghouse. – 1994
Significant improvements in instructional design and in the development of classroom support materials, as well as the blurring of lines separating computer software, computer-interactive videodisc, CD-ROM, and other new technologies, are cited as the rationale for combining three topics covered by separate guidelines published in…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Computer Software, Course Content, Courseware