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National Survey of Student Engagement, 2012
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
Flowers, Lamont A.; Pascarella, Ernest T. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2011
This book presents the results and implications of a major new national study exploring the effects of institutional racial composition on African American students' development and their educational outcomes, taking into account individuals' background characteristics, their perceptions of the institutional environment, and their experiences in…
Descriptors: African American Students, Institutional Research, Black Colleges, Educational Objectives
Assessment and Accountability Comprehensive Center, 2009
This brief is an introduction to a "Framework for High-Quality English Language Proficiency Standards and Assessments" (Framework). It presents the intended purpose, uses, and organization of the Framework, as well as key background information and assumptions. The Framework was conceived as a critical tool in states' efforts to ensure that their…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Technical Assistance, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency
Crystal, Ralph M., Comp. – 1982
The report covers issues in the rehabilitation of persons with learning disabilities (LD). Issues raised in an interdisciplinary conference on the rehabilitation needs of adolescents and adults with LD are identified for four areas (sample subtopics in parentheses): (1) definition, assessment, and service delivery (characteristics of effective…
Descriptors: Adults, Educational Needs, Employment, Learning Disabilities
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Tam, Sing-Fai – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 1998
Urges rehabilitation professionals to identify, through scientific studies, the factors that contribute to their client's quality of life on the basis of the client's assumptions, perceptions, goals, and values. Both culturally relevant theoretical foundations and measurement-methodology issues are addressed. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Personal Autonomy, Quality of Life, Rehabilitation
Hanrahan, Marian, Ed.; Prinsen, Bert, Ed. – 1998
This booklet is about the Mothers Inform Mothers program (MIM), a network of local early childhood care and development support programs in five provinces in The Netherlands. These programs are carried out in eight different towns (two large, four medium, and two small) in deprived areas. A short overview of the theoretical basis for the program…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Family Programs, Foreign Countries, Mothers
Schonfeld, Lawrence; Dupree, Larry W. – 1984
This paper describes the Gerontology Alcohol Project (GAP), which was established by the National Institute of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse as a pilot treatment/research project for late life drinkers, those who begin abusing alcohol after age 50. Two strategies developed by GAP for identifying elderly alcohol abusers are described including…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Behavior Modification, Drinking, Drug Rehabilitation
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Phillips, Frank M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1930
This report contains statistics of 1,076 universities, colleges, and professional schools for the school year ending in June, 1928. Of this number, 226, are under public control and 850 are under private control. Included in these two groups are 176 schools of theology, 136 schools of law, 73 schools of medicine, 41 schools of dentistry, 66…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Veterinary Medicine, Statistical Data, Schools of Education