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Missouri Univ., Columbia. Instructional Materials Lab. – 1995
This document contains a brief report describing the development of validated competency profiles for business, home economics, and industrial education at the University of Missouri-Columbia, as well as a set of the profiles. The profiles are used to evaluate students' levels of mastery of competencies in the content areas of each course. Two…
Descriptors: Business Education, Competence, Competency Based Education, Industrial Education
Rohrbach, Norman; And Others – 1984
This project developed four lessons that reflect the 1981 tax laws as they relate to the use of investment credit and depreciation in farm accounting systems. Project staff reviewed tax laws and related materials and identified four lessons in farm management and supervised occupational experience that needed revision. Materials were then…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Assessed Valuation, Cooperative Programs, Farm Accounts
Crawford, Hollis D. – 1984
"Missouri Conservation Frontiers" is an activity-oriented program dealing with conservation of natural resources. The program, designed for youth between the ages of 8 and 16, provides a system of activities and awards which can be adapted in any classroom, youth group, or organization in Missouri. In addition, teachers may involve their…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities
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Kim, Simon; And Others – Social Studies, 1996
Evaluates three participatory civic education learning programs developed by the Citizenship Education Clearing House: the Election Program, Missouri State Government Program, and the Metropolitan Issues Program. Evaluation consisted of questionnaires, observation, and interviews. Discovers that the programs are both popular and effective. (MJP)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Citizenship Education, Civics, Experiential Learning
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Ludwig, Gail S. – Journal of Geography, 1995
Maintains that, despite great strides in geographic education, many social studies methods professors still are using outdated geographic materials, methods, and techniques. Describes an intensive four-day conference bringing together social studies methods and geography professors. (CFR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperation, Departments, Educational Change
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Palmer, William – Science Teacher, 1985
Describes a class during which teachers bicycle through Missouri to gather information about the natural environment. Bikers traveled to several state parks, had guest lecturers, and viewed landscape formations firsthand. Suggestions for planning the bike-study trip and comments on support vans and teacher interests are included. (DH)
Descriptors: Bicycling, Ecology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education