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Wagner, June G. – Keying In, 2003
This newsletter contains two articles dealing with the changing shape of corporations. The article "Trends in Business Culture" argues that Wal-Mart's emergence as the largest corporation in the United States reflects the larger economic shift in the U.S. economy from production of goods to provision of abstract goods such as services…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Case Studies
Dremock, Fae, Ed. – Principled Practice in Mathematics & Science Education, 2002
This bulletin features articles on real world evolutionary biology, revolutionary classroom science, a review of new curricula in evolutionary biology, and the use of case studies to illustrate points in evolutionary biology. The articles are: (1) "'Real World' Evolutionary Biology: A Pragmatic Quest. Interview with BioQUEST's John Jungck" (Harvey…
Descriptors: Biology, Case Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Evolution
Haberkern, Rachel M. – Issue Notes, 2002
The 1998 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) was the first federal legislation to contain a "charitable choice" provision allowing faith-based organizations (FBOs) to compete for state and federal government funds on the same basis as secular providers. For FBOs that consider pursuit of government…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Case Studies, Church Programs
Gitta, Cosmas, Ed. – Cooperation South, 2001
This issue of "Cooperation South" looks at recent experiences in protecting and advancing human welfare in the south as well as the north. It presents a shared learning exercise about an array of social policy options; which decision makers in the south can consider in their efforts to shape a caring society, alleviate poverty, promote…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Development Communication, Geographic Regions, International Communication
Strategy Alert, 1992
How community-based groups are confronting and preventing alcohol and other drug problems and related crime in their communities is the focus of this publication. A wide range of approaches and strategies, used by 10 nonprofit, community-based organizations representative of urban and rural areas, are presented. Case studies describe two community…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Alcohol Abuse, Case Studies, Community Action
Pawl, Jeree, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1990
This newsletter issue contains four articles all addressing aspects of intervention with infants and toddlers having communication disorders. The first, "Assessing the Communication of Infants and Toddlers: Integrating a Socioemotional Perspective" (Barry M. Prizant and Amy M. Wetherby) describes a new instrument, the Communication and Symbolic…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Case Studies, Child Development, Communication Disorders
Arkansas Univ., Little Rock. – 1990
The newsletter presents short vignettes describing persons of different ages and disabilities, with emphasis on the technologies each person uses to cope with daily challenges. Vignettes describe a Down Syndrome 6-year-old whose learning is helped by computer access; a cerebral palsied adult whose head-controlled power wheelchair, dowel stick,…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Case Studies, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities
Eisenberg, Diane U., Ed.; Gollattscheck, James F., Ed. – 1986
In 1985, the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (AACJC) called together a group of two-year college leaders with a strong commitment to the humanities to explore issues and formulate a humanities policy statement for the AACJC. This monograph provides the resulting policy statement, as well as papers developed to stimulate…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Colleges, Educational Policy, Futures (of Society)
Beutler, Lawrence J. – Curriculum Report, 1988
Environmental education is generally thought to be an approach to teaching and learning that will help students develop the knowledge, skills, and values basic to environmental problem solving. This report addresses the need for environmental education and attempts to clarify definitions of some of the efforts such as outdoor education and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Elementary School Science
Prakken Publications, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI. – 1984
This yearbook deals with technician education. Included in a section on new issues, problems, and proposals for technician education are the following papers: "High Technology Challenges the Vocational-Technical Curriculum," by Walter J. Brooking; "Assessment of Technical Competency," by Gordon C. McMahon; "Industry and Education Cooperation…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Resources
Arts, Education, and Americans, Inc., New York, NY. – 1980
This monograph stresses the importance of art education in elementary and secondary schools and explains how school/community partnership in the arts can help keep arts education programs alive. Part of a series containing background information on arts programs in schools, this document is intended to aid individuals and school art advocacy…
Descriptors: Art Appreciation, Art Education, Artists, Case Studies
Katz, F. M., Ed.; Fulop, T., Ed. – 1978
Innovations in the training of community health personnel that emphasize the importance of the development of health personnel able and willing to serve the community by providing health care, promoting health, preventing disease, and caring for those in need are examined. The need for effective and efficient training programs relevant to present…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Case Studies, Community Health Services, Community Services
Vickers, Art – 1977
This pamphlet is the last in a series of ten stemming from the view that language is central to learning, that teachers can gain insights into their work and into learning by examining the language of the classroom, and that current language theory can be the means to such insights. It contains a discussion of some of the theoretical positions…
Descriptors: Adult Dropouts, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Case Studies
Abramson, Trudy, Ed.; And Others – HyperNexus, 1996
This document consists of one volume year (four quarterly issues) of the journal "HyperNexus," containing articles on hypermedia and multimedia use in education. Article topics include future uses of the technology; interactive videodisks in early childhood education; language-learning software; tips for using LinkWay, HyperCard,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Design Preferences
Busch, Katharine Mitchell – Insights into Open Education, 1990
This study investigated the effect of written language experience on spelling proficiency. Students in the second grade did story writing in a supportive environment which accepted their language when they wrote rather than imposed a criteria of correctness. The students were encouraged to use "functional," or "invented,"…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Grade 2
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