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Robinson, Ann; Shore, Bruce M.; Enersen, Donna L. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2007
"Best Practices in Gifted Education" provides concise, up-to-date, research-based advice to educators, administrators, and parents of gifted and talented youth. The 29 practices included in this volume are the result of an extensive examination of educational research on what works with talented youth. The interest in culturally diverse and…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Research, Academically Gifted, Talent
Wohlers, Art – 1995
An educational program's characteristics are one of the main factors influencing the number of square feet needed per student. Listed are some initial questions facility planners can ask to help guide the facility design process with the educational program in mind. (GR)
Descriptors: Classrooms, Curriculum Design, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning
Gillespie, Marilyn K. – 1996
The study looks at the role of immigrants in the workforce, status of English language learning in vocational and workforce education, and ways the system can enhance opportunity and productivity for limited-English-proficient adults. It begins by examining characteristics of the current immigrant workforce and future labor requirements. The…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Education, Curriculum Design, English (Second Language)
Zigerell, James J. – 1986
Designed primarily for use by potential users of telecourses produced by other institutions or production houses, this guide provides fundamental information on the design, use, and management of telecourses, and describes experiences of successful telecourse users. It is noted that this guide is also applicable to radio courses, and the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Distance Education, Educational Administration, Educational Planning
Overfield, Karen – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Task analysis, needs analysis, curriculum design, and evaluation for training programs for on-the-job training teachers are discussed. Outlines, worksheets, and evaluation sheets are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Assessment, Educational Technology
Morin, Francine L. – 1989
This curriculum and instructional plan for Canadian schools is based on a study of the tradition of steelbands of Trinidad. The primary aim of the study was to move toward understanding how Trinidadian people view, experience, explain, and order specific elements of their musical world. The study proposed a curriculum and instructional plan for…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
Penn, Alexandra; Williams, Dennis – 1996
The two-track system that divides academic education from vocational education no longer supports students' interests. This book describes a practical approach to integrating academic and vocational education, focusing on achieving a seamlessly integrated curriculum. Chapter 1 describes the rationale of a high school program--the Cocoa Academy for…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Design, Education Work Relationship, Educational Responsibility
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Field Services. – 1995
The manual provides information to assist secondary school level program and curriculum designers in the creation and administration of second language programs. It is not a how-to manual, but includes descriptive data about program types in existence and criteria for evaluating language proficiency. It contains: a list of terms used and their…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Educational Objectives, Educational Strategies
Kaaks, Adriaan – 1988
Between the years of 1978 and 1987, the Dutch National Institute for Curriculum Development (SLO) developed a core curriculum of objectives and content for a new social and political education curriculum. These new programs were to take effect in the secondary modern schools and lower vocational schools for students age 14-16. The empowering…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Study Centers
Wojtan, Linda S., Ed.; Spence, Donald, Ed. – 1992
This collection of essays presents a rationale for incorporating teaching about Japan in the K-12 curriculum. The volume provides practical examples and guidelines about how to achieve this goal. The essays are organized into three main categories--professional development, curriculum design and enhancement, and exchange. The essays include:…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Kennedy, John A.; Kilroy, James C. – 1982
Curriculum planning and course organization of the Edison High School (California) reading program are described. Curriculum planning begins with identification of the reading needs of all incoming students. Group testing of all eighth grade students in local feeder schools in the spring is followed by diagnostic testing of individual strengths…
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, Course Organization, Curriculum Design, High Schools
Hickman, Faith M.; And Others – 1987
The Science/Technology/Society (STS) theme describes a contemporary trend in education which focuses on the teaching of issues such as air quality, nuclear power, land use, and water resources but justification for including STS in the high school core curriculum has a precedence based on historical connections among science, technology, and…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
Fishbein, M. H. – 1985
This RAMP (Records and Archives Management Programme) study is intended for people involved in planning and conducting archival and records management training; for individual archivists and records managers interested in professional development through continuing education programs; and for all information professionals interested in learning of…
Descriptors: Archives, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Data Processing
Michaelsen, Larry K. – Selections, 1999
The University of Oklahoma's Price College of Business has implemented an integrated core curriculum that relies on engaging students in business-world experiences to provide a conceptual basis for integration of a wide range of concepts. Experience is gained through two projects--creation and management of a start-up company (funded by a loan)…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Curriculum Design, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs
Scottish Environmental Education Council (Scotland). – 1987
This curriculum guideline for environmental education in Scottish schools is for levels 10-14, 14-16, and post-16. The rationale of the program is based on a belief of uneasiness of ordinary people about their environment, the relationship of people with their environment, a need for change, a lack of current progress, the need to teach for the…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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