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Cipriano, Robert E. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 1984
A task analysis approach to curriculum development provides a set of guidelines or educational requirements for recreation professionals based on student needs and specific work settings. A list of specific tasks that recreation personnel should be able to perform at six distinct educational levels is offered. (DF)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Guidelines, Higher Education, Job Analysis
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Hamilton, Diane; Pajari, Roger – Journal of Public Administration Education, 1997
Effective communication among stakeholders in public administration internship programs (students, academic institutions, faculty supervisors, host institution supervisors, employers, professional and accrediting associations) increases the likelihood that all will emerge from the experience as winners. The core of this communication is the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Internship Programs, Organizational Communication, Professional Education
Jun, Alexander; Tierney, William G. – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 1999
Changes in higher-education policy make it harder for underrepresented minorities in urban environments to gain access to or succeed in higher education. A framework is offered for effective college preparation programs to address the unique needs of low-income, urban minority youth. The framework focuses on development of both academic and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Access to Education, College Preparation
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Goetz, Carla M.; And Others – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1992
This study evaluated a teaching method used to sensitize undergraduate pharmacy students to ethical concepts. The use of case scenarios resulted in improved ability to identify ethical issues but no increase in ability to generate alternatives and justify recommendations. An appendix presents guidelines for rating student responses to ethical…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Clinical Experience, Course Evaluation, Ethical Instruction
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Lewis, Karron G. – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 1991
There are many ways to collect information about college teaching. Many are quick, easy, and unintrusive, and are valuable supplements to the standard source of information, student ratings. A matrix of data needs and corresponding sources of course, instructor, and student information helps refine the information gathering process. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Data Collection, Feedback, Higher Education
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McLean, Pamella Blake – National Academic Advising Association Journal, 1990
A question-and-answer style column offering academic advising in a campus newspaper is described, sample questions and responses are presented, and recommendations are offered on aspects of editing, layout, writing, and communication with the publication staff. The approach makes advising information attractive and easily available to the campus…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Access to Information, Counseling Techniques, Editing
McWalters, Peter; And Others – School Administrator, 1992
Superintendents, a principal, a teacher, and representatives of the National Education Association describe how they are attempting to resolve the question of establishing parameters in shared decision-making programs. Also lists 12 principles necessary for effective decision making to commence and 12 effective practices in shared decision making.…
Descriptors: Accountability, Decentralization, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lockard, James O. – American Biology Teacher, 1989
Described is a program in which elementary school students visit high school biology classes and are taught by the high school students. Discussed are requirements, costs, materials, curriculum, preparation of student instructors, sequence of events, facilities, and program advantages. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Cross Age Teaching, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
Logan, Terry J. – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
This article details some of the changes that have occurred in U.S. land-grant universities and colleges of agriculture, and the resulting issues and challenges facing faculty. Strategies for addressing these challenges are proposed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Faculty, College Science
Levine, S. J.; And Others – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
Compared are the estimates of students and professional field soil scientists. Results indicate that with three weeks of practice and the availability of good reference samples, students can attain a level of proficiency comparable to professional soil scientists. Suggestions for grading evaluations are provided. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Science, Evaluation Methods
Sims, Gerald K. – Journal of Agronomic Education (JAE), 1989
A peer review process similar to that used by scientific journals which can be applied to class work is presented. Stressed is the advantage of using peer review when writing skills are a priority but instructor time is limited. Guidelines and examples of comments are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agronomy, College Science, Evaluation Methods
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Kahn, Michael – School Science Review, 1989
The teaching of physics through the medium of integrating technology is considered. This article reports on the teaching strategy employed and the choice of suitable examples of technology. Possible extensions of the strategy to other science fields are also discussed. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Electronics, Integrated Activities, Physics
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Sparkes, Bob – School Science Review, 1989
Information technology will be an important influence in education in the future. This article discusses the use of instructional technology for science teaching and considers the impact of technology on what is taught and how science is taught. (Author/CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Educational Technology
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
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Woods, Donald R. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Reviews a monograph which addresses children's higher-order thinking skills. Suggests the following for teaching problem solving: identify and develop content-independent and content-dependent problem-solving skills, connect developed skills through workshop-style activities to subject discipline, and help students identify and reconstruct their…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures
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