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Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, US Department of Education, 2017
English learners (ELs) are among the fastest-growing populations of students in our nation's public schools. This diverse subgroup of approximately 4.5 million students brings important cultural and linguistic assets to the public education system, but also faces a greater likelihood of lower graduation rates, academic achievement, and college…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Accountability, Resource Materials, Educational Legislation
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, 2010
To assist Wisconsin education leaders with planning for Response to Intervention (RtI), the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), in partnership with Wisconsin education stakeholders, has developed this informational brief. This brief is intended to provide guidance for implementation of RtI and should not be read as administrative…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Guidance, Response to Intervention, Educational Objectives
Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2008
Americans are deeply concerned about their present and future prospects in a time of economic uncertainty. Policymakers have a make-or-break opening--and an obligation--to chart a new path for public education that will secure the nation's economic competitiveness. This guide summarizes the challenges and opportunities that, if left unaddressed,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Economic Climate, Educational Opportunities, Competition
Wishnietsky, Dan H. – 1993
This brief information guide presents a model for developing a global classroom using computer-based technologies. The first chapter provides a working definition of global education and the reasons it is needed. Global networks enable students at all grade levels to acquire the knowledge and develop the skills to understand and guide their world.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Culture Contact, Curriculum Development
National Education Goals Panel, Washington, DC. – 1992
This report reviews the concept and means of assessing progress toward meeting Goal 5 of the National Goals Panel which aims at universal adult literacy and knowledge and skills needed to compete in the global economy and exercise citizenship. The goal's specific objectives focus on the relationship between work and education and outcomes,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Literacy, College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Assessment
Alessia, Mary; Owens, Kathleen – 1983
This handbook was developed for use by Lewis University (Illinois) preservice teachers during their semester of student teaching. The introductory section discusses the goals of the education department and sets forth admission requirements for the program and for teacher certification. Outlines are presented in the second section of the…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Cooperating Teachers, Educational Objectives, Higher Education
Batell, Susan; And Others – 1983
The College of Saint Teresa's value-based educational program, known as "Design for Choicemakers," is described. The program is designed to foster students' holistic learning and personal development, based on cooperation among the academic affairs, student affairs, and pastoral affairs offices. The links between the curriculum and…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, College Programs, Course Descriptions, Course Evaluation
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Foster, Geoff – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1993
Presents a framework for academic staff that explains aspects of managing course design. The main activities described are planning, including setting objectives and budgeting; leading, including decision making, motivating, and communicating; organizing, including designing an organizational structure; and controlling, including developing…
Descriptors: Administration, Budgeting, Communication (Thought Transfer), Decision Making
Boardman, Katherine B. – Southern College Personnel Association Journal, 1980
Describes a career development handbook for liberal arts majors to help them appreciate the versatility of their education. Academic advisors and employers were interviewed. Format includes self assessment, career analysis and job entry preparation. (JAC)
Descriptors: Career Development, College Students, Counseling Techniques, Educational Objectives