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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
Johnson, Dale – Electronic Education, 1983
Program documentation should be taught by instructors in programing courses and included as part of programing assignments. An outline of documentation procedures, which is included, illustrates that documentation should be comprehensive yet flexible and should provide a narrative and graphic record of the entire program. (MBR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Courses, Curriculum Development, Documentation
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Bowers, John Waite; And Others – Communication Education, 1980
Reports on the development and measurement of a course to improve the communicative performance of tax enforcement officers. Includes an account of a unique content-analytic system for measuring communicative performance in situations considered flexibly formulaic transactions with objectives and prescribed strategies. (JMF)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Course Content, Course Evaluation, Government Employees
Finnegan, Richard B. – Teaching Political Science, 1979
Suggests that college students in political science courses dealing with international law will learn more about the subject if the teacher stresses issues and student participation. (DB)
Descriptors: Course Content, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Guides
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Mangano, Nancy – Educational Considerations, 1988
The author suggests ways in which teaching methods instructors can integrate equity information into their respective courses by using an inclusionary approach to information sharing. She provides an example of how reading methods professors can adapt their courses to this purpose and offers suggestions for adapting courses. (CH)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Equal Education, Methods Courses
Taulbee, James Larry – Teaching Political Science, 1988
Discusses the lack of emphasis upon international law in undergraduate programs. Reports the content analysis of four introductory textbooks in international relations courses. Concludes that learning is dependent upon supplementary reading and lecture methods which were not addressed in this survey. Makes comments concerning textbook selection.…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Course Content, Educational Change, Educational Practices
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Chapelle, Carol; Jamison, Joan – CALICO Journal, 1986
Introduces courseware authoring systems, which are defined as software devised for an instructional environment that simplifies courseware development. The process of courseware authoring consists of two basic elements--computer and lesson--which are further subdivided. The use of authoring systems to simplify each of these subcomponents is…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Content, Course Organization
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Gladding, Samuel T. – Journal of Humanistic Education and Development, 1986
Describes the humanistic content and integrative nature of a course on imagery and metaphor in individual, group, and family counseling. (Author)
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Course Content, Family Counseling
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Voigt, Kristina; And Others – Online Review, 1991
Discusses factors to consider in identifying and accessing appropriate data sources for environmental chemical information and describes three training programs for end-users: (1) a course on retrieval of information on dangerous substances; (2) a seminar on German offline databases on chemicals; and (3) a workshop on the Information System for…
Descriptors: Course Content, Databases, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries
Martin, Barrie – Pathways: The Ontario Journal of Outdoor Education, 1992
Provides tables summarizing additional qualification courses in environmental science offered through the faculties of education in Ontario. Information in the tables include: (1) objectives, (2) topics covered, (3) special features, (4) when the courses are offered, (5) location, (6) costs, (7) instructors, (8) additional comments, and (9)…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Environmental Education
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Watters, James C.; Zoeller, Dominic A. – Chemical Engineering Education, 1991
Discusses several options for the incorporation of minimal coursework involving engineering ethics into an already tightly packed curriculum. Topics include integration versus the stand-alone approach; timeliness of course addition; outline of course content and instructional format; students' reflections and instructor's musings; and an annotated…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
Cain, Lee C. – Illinois Schools Journal, 1983
Describes the usefulness of including historical fiction on reading lists in high school history courses. Lists criteria for selection and instructional use of historical fiction, and provides a list of historical fiction appropriate for use in studying certain topics in United States history. (KH)
Descriptors: Course Content, High Schools, History Instruction, Learning Activities
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Begler, Elsie – Theory into Practice, 1993
Classroom instructional processes are as critical to successful development of a global perspective as mastery of the substantive content. Teacher education programs must focus on the process-content relationship. A clear conceptualization of global education is central to developing comprehensive, effective teacher education programs in the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Context Effect, Course Content, Elementary Secondary Education
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Zdenek, Joseph W. – Hispania, 1986
Outlines the contents of a one-week course called "Survival Spanish," which was taught to retired persons in an Elderhostel program. Differences in learning strategies between and presentation of material to adults and children are discussed, with specific emphasis on the older learner. (SED)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Applied Linguistics, Children, Course Content