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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
Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2010
Going to college and obtaining a college degree is an American dream. In 2006-2008, 27% of adults age 25 years or older had attained at least a bachelor's degree. This statistic would undoubtedly be higher if more potential college students had access to funds needed to cover college expenses. Lack of funds, steady overlapping college and general…
Descriptors: Parents, College Preparation, Community Colleges, Caregivers
US Department of Education, 2008
Sexual harassment of students is illegal. A federal law, "Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972" ("Title IX"), prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, including sexual harassment, in education programs and activities. All public and private education institutions that receive any federal funds must comply with…
Descriptors: Sexual Harassment, Federal Legislation, School Administration, Confidentiality
Anning, Angela; Cottrell, David; Frost, Nick; Green, Josephine; Robinson, Mark – Open University Press, 2006
Multiprofessional practice in the delivery of services is a central government imperative in the UK and other countries. This book offers a practical resource to professionals charged with conceptualising, planning, implementing and evaluating multiprofessional practice in children's services. Discussion of dilemmas facing multiprofessional teams…
Descriptors: Integrated Services, Social Work, Children, Teamwork
Brooks, Jeffrey S. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
This book directly engages some of the more difficult aspects of working as an educator in a public school. This book investigates what it means to teach, lead, and live during times of ongoing and intense change and offers insights which might help committed professionals better serve the needs of students as they seek to implement their own…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Schools, Teachers, Teaching (Occupation)
Duker, Peter; Didden, Robert; Sigafoos, Jeff – PRO-ED, Inc., 2004
This useful new book focuses on how to teach adaptive skills to individuals with developmental disabilities. You'll also learn how to manage problem behaviors that often occur during adaptive skill training. This book is ideal for special education teachers, behavioral specialists, and for use in graduate and undergraduate special education…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Developmental Disabilities
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2004
"Engaging Residents to Improve Results for Children and Youth, Families and Communities" is a "Toolkit" that is the product of an international working group composed of delegates from six participating nations--Chile, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2002, the working group set out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Neighborhoods
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Bennett-Johnson, Earnestine – College Student Journal, 2004
American crime and violence have overflowed onto the college/university campus, and are now affecting senior high, junior high and elementary schools. This research presents suggested causes of school crime and also suggests possible solutions. In most urban environments, crime is a "way of life." When assessing the family incomes of…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, School Safety, Violence, Crime Prevention
Myers, Judith G. – Currents, 1985
When the product is education, enthusiastic college students make ideal salespeople. Student recruiters use various marketing strategies including helping with recruitment literature; hosting visitors; and telephoning, writing, or visiting interested students. Some sales techniques are described. (MLW)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Bound Students, College Students, Higher Education
Merz, Robert; And Others – 1991
This document contains a draft of the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) drug and alcohol policy, a description of UNC drug prevention/education programs and an alcohol use survey. After a preamble and university policy statement regarding drugs and alcohol, a section on alcohol details university regulations conforming to City of Greeley and…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Community Health Services, Discipline Policy, Drinking
McMinn, Kay L. – 1990
The Kearney State College (Nebraska) drug-free campus program description details standards of conduct for employees and students regarding alcohol and drugs as well as applicable legal sanctions under federal, state and local law with regard to possession and distribution. These statutes are described and identified by number and further…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, College Students, Discipline Policy, Drug Abuse
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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