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Riemersma, Alex; de Jong, Sikko – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2007
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--Fryslan, one of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors,…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Statistical Data, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Sanchez, Daniel – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2007
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe--the Northern Basque country. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support…
Descriptors: Languages, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Gardner, Nick, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2005
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--the Basque country of northern Spain. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Languages, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Lally, John L.; And Others – 1989
A library module skills development component that acquaints students with the organization and location of materials in the library has been developed as part of a coordinated core curriculum for academically deficient students requiring compensatory course work in the social sciences and the humanities. The library sessions, conducted by the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Style, Compensatory Education, Course Integrated Library Instruction
Whitesides, William L., Sr., Ed. – 1998
This book, written by graduate students at the Catholic University (District of Columbia) School of Library and Information Science, examines current priorities, policies, and practices of public libraries. Following an introduction, "Reinventing Libraries: Responding to the Forces of Change" (Lisa Crisman), chapters include: (1) "A…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Appropriate Technology, Change, Cultural Context
Carlson, Greg; Pontau, Donna Z. – 1989
This report discusses a workshop conducted by the library of San Jose State University to instruct eight students with learning disabilities (SLD) in the use of CD-ROM databases. The workshop contributors believed that CD-ROM databases could simplify research paper and homework assignments for such students. The 5-month workshop sought not only to…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cooperative Programs, Databases, Higher Education
Jackson, Shirley A. – 1991
It is noted that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) and libraries have a mutual mission: the collection and dissemination of information in formats that are useful to the information needs of the public. This report discusses the NCES' mission statement in these terms and describes its broad-based data gathering program, which…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Data Collection, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education
Allen, Mary Beth – 1987
The University of Illinois Undergraduate Library offers a unique bibliographic instruction (BI) program for students enrolled in freshman rhetoric, English, or English as a second language courses. It consists of 11 different programs and 10 distinct components, each specially developed for a distinct student group. Although each BI program is…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Classification, College English, Foreign Students
Frand, Jason L. – 1987
Part I (General Strategies, Lessons and Issues) of this two-part analysis of the microcomputerization process describes strategies schools have followed in their microcomputerization efforts and the lessons and issues that have emerged. Part I covers the following: strategies for introducing microcomputers into the curriculum (the saturation,…
Descriptors: Administrative Change, Budgeting, Business Administration Education, College Faculty
Soulier, J. Steven – 1988
This book is a hands-on guide for designing and developing computer based materials for education and training. The text is written from an educational instructional design aspect rather than from a programming point of view. Topics covered in the book include: (1) design structures of computer based instruction; (2) performing an analysis of the…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction