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Canning, Christine; Salazar-Guenther, Mary; Polanco-Noboa, Julio – 2002
This paper describes how the University of Northern Iowa's San Antonio Regional Student Teaching Program developed a course to provide cultural information on Hispanic Americans for its predominantly white student teachers. The course was delivered over 2 semesters, with students doing most work in five 2-hour meetings on campus. During the…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education
This collection of computer generated images aims to present media tools and processes, stimulate ideas, and inspire artists and art students working in computer-related design. The images are representative of state-of-the-art editorial, broadcast, packaging, fine arts, and graphic techniques possible through computer generation. Each image is…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Artists, Computer Graphics
Michel, Jean – 1988
Engineering in higher education has the lowest proportion of women students when compared with other fields of study. This book discusses the issues and problems that face the training and promotion of women at the university level. Part one discusses the background and trends of female participation in different regions and disciplines of higher…
Descriptors: College Science, Employed Women, Engineering Education, Engineers
Clark, Miriam B., Ed.; And Others – 1987
A resource guide for those who want to promote the study or development of leadership is presented. Section A provides a selected sample of 101 course and program descriptions submitted by teachers or program directors. This section includes reading lists and texts. Section B is a bibliography of books, articles, reports, and reference materials…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Consultants, Courses
Zelman, William N., Ed.; And Others – 1983
Curriculum objectives for health care financial management, a bibliography and examples of financial management curricula are presented. The outline of curriculum objectives identifies a core of knowledge and skills in financial management that health administration students might obtain in their academic training. The outline's content is divided…
Descriptors: Accounting, Allied Health Occupations Education, Bibliographies, Capital
Dubeck, Leroy W.; And Others – 1988
Many feel that secondary school graduates are not prepared to compete in a world of rapidly expanding technology. High school and college students in the United States often prefer fantasy to science. This book offers a strategy for overcoming student apathy toward the physical sciences by harnessing the power of the cinema. In it, ten popular…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Fantasy, Filmographies
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Pittenger, David J. – Teaching of Psychology, 1996
Briefly reviews the research literature concerning the overjustification effect. The effect describes the situation where positive reinforcement reduces one's intrinsic motivation for a behavior, thereby decreasing the probability that the behavior will be repeated. Notes the limitations of this explanation and recommends a broader representation…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Modification, Behavior Theories, Cognitive Processes
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Bednarz, Sarah W., Comp.; Ludwig, Gail S., Comp. – Journal of Geography, 1995
Presents the results of a survey of books that every preservice (and inservice) geography teacher should read as recommended by leading geographic educators. Maintains that the diversity of responses mirrors the eclectic nature of geographic educators and the richness of the field. Includes brief bibliographical reviews of five recommended books.…
Descriptors: Books, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography
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Barnard, Ian – Feminist Teacher, 1993
Describes reactions by college students to an antihomophobic classroom pedagogy. Asserts that homosexual and bisexual students need to see themselves represented in the classroom. Presents a 30-item selected bibliography addressing this issue. (CFR)
Descriptors: Course Content, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Lesbianism
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Phillips, Martin – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1994
Maintains that philosophy has become an integral part of geography education at the university level. Considers the value of textbooks in teaching and learning about philosophy in geography. Reviews textbook treatment of the topic and provides a list of 25 textbooks that explore geographic philosophy. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Rileigh, Kathryn K. – Teaching of Psychology, 1993
Asserts that supplementary reading materials may be used successfully in undergraduate and graduate psychology courses. Reviews research into books used frequently to supplement required textbooks in college-level courses. Provides five criteria for selecting books and describes procedures for using them. (CFR)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Educational Strategies, Higher Education, Psychology
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Lowry, Bullitt – Teaching History: A Journal of Methods, 1995
Contends that fiction can help students understand historical periods and events. Presents and discusses four criteria for selecting novels to be used in college courses on World War I and World War II. Includes a bibliographic essay on recommended novels for each war. (CFR)
Descriptors: Books, Content Area Reading, Course Content, Course Descriptions
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Porter, Robert H. – Journal of Economic Education, 1994
Presents an bibliographic essay of recent empirical research in industrial organization. Examines topics such as the econometrics of markets with imperfect competition, technology and industry structure, industry evolution, and industry studies of regulation. (CFR)
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Economics, Economics Education, Federal Regulation
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Bel, Bernard; Vecchione, Bernard – Computers and the Humanities, 1993
Asserts that a revolution has been occurring in musicology since the 1970s. Contends that music has change from being only a source of emotion to appearing more open to science and techniques based on computer technology. Describes recent research and other writings about the topic and provides an extensive bibliography. (CFR)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education
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Brown, Ronald A. – School Science and Mathematics, 1991
A nonmajors course entitled Ideas and Concepts in Physics that surveys the conception and development of ideas in classical and modern physics is described. Details of the syllabus and suggestions for incorporating an historical approach into the physics curriculum on both the precollege and college levels are provided. A bibliography of materials…
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Critical Thinking, Higher Education
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