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Colburn, Alan – 1993
Several factors may interfere with the effective collaboration between universities and K-12 schools, a key element in the process of establishing and operating professional development schools (PDSs). These factors relate to differences in school and university cultures and the impact of these differences on the respective faculties. Among the…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College School Cooperation, Educational Environment, Educational History
Safran, Franciska, Comp. – 1985
A research guide citing over 100 annotations presents a variety of research material on Chautauqua County (New York) available in the Reed Library (Fredonia, New York). The guide consists of three major parts. Part 1 addresses the novice with an examination of the basic steps of research. Special attention is given to the card catalog. This part…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies
Irwin, Wallace, Jr. – 1983
The purpose of this book is to provide information about the history, development, and practices of U.S. foreign policy. Part 1, "The World and the Nation," provides: (1) an overview and brief history of the countries and organizations affecting U.S. foreign policy; (2) a summary of U.S. history; and (3) information about the process of foreign…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Diplomatic History, Foreign Policy, Global Approach
Brewster, Royce E. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1957
An increasing number of States and Territories have been revising or developing certification requirements for guidance workers as a result of study and recommendation by professional committees. To make these requirements effective, official action has been taken by Stage boards of education or by legislation. This bulletin is a revision of…
Descriptors: Educational History, National Surveys, Certification, Counseling Psychology
Finchumn, R. N.; Boerrigter, Glenn C. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1962
Fire safety in schools, long recognized as a serious problem by both public officials and lay citizens, is concerned with preventing personal injury or death and property damage or destruction. The responsibility for this prevention is lodged in many hands, but school officials having jurisdiction in the matter are usually charged with developing…
Descriptors: Prevention, Administrative Policy, Fire Protection, School Buildings
Avery, George T. – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1924
It is a well-known fact that, while we have a considerable body of literature on public-school administration, information on collegiate administration is meager. This is especially true concerning the problems of the registration office. In collecting the data used for this report, the institutions holding membership in the Association of…
Descriptors: Registrars (School), Educational History, College Administration, Guidelines
Woods, Roscoe – Mathematics in College, 1983
This article first appeared in the American Mathematical Monthly in January 1929. In addition to some general concerns, six reasons for lethargic student attitudes are discussed. Stressed is the need to keep mathematics instruction in the hands of teachers prepared to teach mathematics. (MNS)
Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Higher Education, Interests
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Arndt, A. B. – Mathematics Teacher, 1983
Facts are given about the ninth-century Arab mathematician Al-Khwarizmi, from whose name the word algorithm is derived. His influence on algebra and arithmetic are discussed. (MNS)
Descriptors: Algebra, Algorithms, Arithmetic, Biographies
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Crary, Donald – Educational Horizons, 1980
Presents a definition and historical review of organized advocacy for children and families. Discusses the differences between case and class advocacy and highlights four proven strategies for successful advocacy. (SJL)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Child Advocacy, Definitions, Helping Relationship
Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1936
The conviction that democratic government rests on an informed electorate was the basis for establishing a free public-school system and State universities. The swift changes in our social and economic life and the complex nature of modern problems require educational facilities beyond the usual programs for children and youth. The agencies of…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Public Education, State Universities, Adult Education
Bloom, Harold – 1995
This book argues against the politicization of literature and presents a guide to the great works and essential writers of the ages, the "Western Canon." The book studies 26 writers and seeks to isolate the qualities that made these authors canonical, that is, authoritative in Western culture. Noting that although originally the…
Descriptors: Authors, Classics (Literature), Cultural Context, Higher Education
National Park Service (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. – 1998
Although the Underground Railroad has been an integral part of U.S. history and folklore for well over 150 years, the recent past has seen an increased public interest in the identification of historic sites associated with the experiences of fugitive slaves. This booklet is part of a National Park Service initiative to design research methods…
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Cultural Context, Higher Education
Makibbin, Shirley S.; Sprague, Marsha M. – 1991
This conference presentation describes study groups as a mechanism for changing teacher behavior. The history of study groups is discussed, beginning with the first American study groups organized by Benjamin Franklin; the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle; the waning of study groups in the early 20th century as college enrollment…
Descriptors: Dependents Schools, Discussion Groups, Educational Change, Educational History
Oddy, Elizabeth Carley – 1991
This report provides a brief history of the design and development process that the Syracuse University Kellogg Project followed in creating the Kellogg Library and Archive Retrieval System (KLARS), an information storage and retrieval system designed to computerize archival research. This system was developed to preserve, organize, and facilitate…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Adult Education, Archives, Computer System Design
Chakroff, Marilyn; DuBois, Random – 1982
This guide was developed to aid Peace Corps volunteers interested in programming marine fisheries projects. Although these projects are not new to the Peace Corps, new staff members may not be aware of the history of marine fisheries efforts in their country. Chapter 1 discusses all past marine fisheries projects initiated by the Peace Corps in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Fisheries, Foreign Countries
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