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King, Cheryl L. – Education Development Center, Inc., 2018
This 10th edition toolkit was developed for use in states and districts taking part in Wallace Foundation-funded efforts to improve school leadership. It includes rubrics on candidate admissions, course content, pedagogy-andragogy, clinical practice, performance assessment, and graduate performance outcomes, and was designed to help principal…
Descriptors: Principals, Management Development, Program Development, Program Evaluation
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Curtiss, Sarah L. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2018
The United States has a long, complicated history with sex education as, often, different stakeholders advocate dissimilar educational frameworks (Irvine, 2004). Although controversies remain in defining the boundaries of sex education, there is a movement both nationally and internationally to define sex education comprehensively (Haberland &…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Teaching Methods, Educational History
Keup, Jennifer R.; Petschauer, Joni Webb – National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2011
"The First-Year Seminar: Designing, Implementing, and Assessing Courses to Support Student Learning and Success," a five-volume series, is designed to assist educators who are interested in launching a first-year seminar or revamping an existing program. Each volume examines a different aspect of first-year seminar design or administration and…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, First Year Seminars, Curriculum Design, Program Implementation
Lee, Sarah M.; Wechsler, Howell – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006
The Physical Education Curriculum Analysis Tool (PECAT) will help school districts conduct a clear, complete, and consistent analysis of written physical education curricula, based upon national physical education standards. The PECAT is customizable to include local standards. The results from the analysis can help school districts enhance…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, School Districts, National Standards, Physical Education
Yager, Robert E. – National Science Teachers Association (NJ3), 2005
Nine years after the National Science Education Standards' release, just how well do science teachers in grades 5 to 8 actually use them to plan content, define improved teaching, and assess real learning? Find out the answers to these key questions in this groundbreaking collection of 15 essays by teachers, researchers, and professors whose…
Descriptors: Essays, Science Teachers, Grade 5, Educational Strategies
Urquhart, Vicki – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 2005
Most educators intuitively understand the critical relationship between thinking and writing: writing allows us to express what we think, but the very act of writing spurs a process of exploration that changes our thinking and helps us learn. "Teaching Writing in the Content Areas" examines nearly 30 years of research to identify how teachers can…
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Writing Processes, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition)
O'Rourke, James S., IV – 1992
This paper argues the importance of preparing business managers for a global marketplace and addresses who is responsible for the training and how to go about it. The establishment of an MBA (Master of Business Administration)-level course in intercultural communication is examined. Areas discussed involve determining what the goals of the course…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Communication Skills, Course Content, Cultural Awareness
Cheney, Lynne V. – 1989
Information for colleges engaged in curricular reform about how other schools are managing the task is presented with the central device for organizing details being an imagined core of studies, 50 semester hours, that would encourage coherent and substantive learning in essential areas of knowledge. Rather than acting as a single prototype this…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Curriculum Development
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC. – 1986
This handbook is designed to help managers address safety belt usage issues through a cost-effective and direct approach--establishing an employee safety belt program. The handbook offers a hands-on guide for conducting the program and provides for implementation at all levels. The handbook contains cost information, a program overview, policy and…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Corporate Education, Cost Effectiveness, Course Content
American Psychological Association, Washington, DC. – 1985
Issues for teachers and administrators to consider when introducing a new course in psychology at the high school level are listed in this checklist. The checklist is organized into the following sections: rationale for introducing a psychology course, target population, course content, teaching strategies, concerns for physical safety, ethical…
Descriptors: Books, Check Lists, Community Resources, Course Content
Spencer, Dorothy A.; And Others – 1977
Intended for personnel with no prior experience or training in the provision of audiovisual materials, this continuing education course booklet presents an introduction to the acquisition and administration of 16 mm films, 35 mm slides, 3/4 inch videotape cassettes, 35 mm filmstrips, and audiotape cassettes in hospital libraries serving hospital…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Cataloging, Course Content, Glossaries
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Mathematics. – 1976
The global objectives and content outlines of mathematics courses for grades 7 through 12 are listed and the overall rationale and goal of the courses are discussed. Several suggestions are made for changes in the curriculum. The contents include: A Curriculum of Choices, Grades 7 and 8, General Mathematics, Introductory Algebra, Algebra I,…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum, Instruction
Schlenker, Richard M.; Dillon, Timothy – 1978
This document contains lab activities, problem sets, and a tape script to be accompanied by a slide show. The minicourse covers the following topics of general chemistry: kinetic-molecular theory, the Bohr atom, acids, bases, and salts, the periodic table, bonding, chemical equations, the metric system, computation of density, mass, and volume,…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Course Content, Curriculum, Higher Education
Saxe, Adele R. – 1977
This manual is designed to aid elementary and secondary teachers in creating programs to teach about aging. Goals of this program are to (1) provide young people with a better understanding of the aging process, (2) provide a perspective of the meaning of education in one's own life, (3) establish cross-generational understanding and cooperation,…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Affective Objectives, Bibliographies, Cognitive Objectives
Springhorn, Ron G.; Cranfill, Jauquita – 1979
The four modules described in this course syllabus are designed to present general concepts, principles, and skills of human communication to undergraduate students. Since students enrolled in the course can vary considerably in their professional, intellectual/academic, and personal needs, the self-inventory approach is used in the four modules…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Higher Education
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