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Curtis, John W.; Thornton, Saranna – Academe, 2013
This article presents the annual report on the economic status of the profession. This year's report covers three main issues--all perennial problems, but with new analysis based on the latest data--in addition to summarizing the current results from the annual American Association of University Professors (AAUP) survey of full-time faculty…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Employment Level, Economic Status, Annual Reports
Terkla, Dawn Geronimo; Sharkness, Jessica; Cohen, Margaret; Roscoe, Heather S.; Wiseman, Marjorie – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2012
In an age in which information and data are more readily available than ever, it is critical for higher education institutions to develop tools that can communicate essential information to those who make decisions in an easy-to-understand format. One of the tools available for this purpose is a dashboard, a one- to two-page document that presents…
Descriptors: Measurement Equipment, Database Management Systems, Management Information Systems, Educational Indicators
Pidd, Ken; Carne, Amanda; Roche, Ann – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2010
This document was produced by the authors, based on their research for the report "The Role of VET in Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Development", and is an added resource for further information. "The Role of VET in Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Development" uncovers concerns managers have around the training content,…
Descriptors: Community Services, Vocational Education, Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse
Tsoi-A-Fatt, Rhonda – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2008
This paper presents a picture of risk and challenge for youth in distressed communities and outlines how these communities can band together to create a continuum of supportive activities to bolster youth's success in school and life. As youth grow and develop, individualized support and exposure to new experiences has a significant impact on…
Descriptors: Youth Opportunities, Youth Programs, Youth Problems, Disadvantaged Youth
ACT, Inc., 2006
This study profiles two high schools with high enrollments of low-income and racial/ethnic minority students: Thornton Fractional North High School (TF North) and Dumas High School (DHS). Both schools have substantial enrollments of low-income and racial/ethnic minority students and, despite the odds, are successfully preparing students for their…
Descriptors: High Schools, Minority Groups, Barriers, Case Studies
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Tordesillas, A.; Arber, D. – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science & Technology, 2005
Flowing granular mixtures in rotating cylindrical drums arise in numerous industrial settings and are of great technological significance worldwide. To date, the development of a robust mathematical model for this process remains an open research problem. However, simple mathematical models may be developed that capture some of the underlying…
Descriptors: Profiles, Mathematical Models, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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Paterson, Andrew – Industry and Higher Education, 2005
This article shows how and why particular higher education?industry research and development networks articulate with the South African telecommunications sector. The range of competing and complementary data telecommunications technologies available in the South African market provide varying opportunities for enterprises to engage in R&D. Two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Networks, Higher Education, Research and Development
Consortium for School Networking, 2004
The Missouri district is a small rural school district with 450 students and 51 staff with a total of 210 client computers. The district consists of two schools (K-6 and 7-12) housed in a single building. This document contains the results of the four 2004 Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) case studies: (1) Software costs; (2) Hardware costs; (3)…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Districts, Costs, Ownership
Kane, Janine; Henning, John E. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2004
The purpose of this case study was to describe how a 4th-grade teacher and a TAG coordinator collaborated to improve services for advanced learners without the support of university faculty and with limited resources. Interviews, questionnaires, transcriptions of videotaped consultation sessions, and observations of classroom instruction showed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes, Academically Gifted, Cooperation
Commonwealth of Learning, 2004
Ideological arguments are made for open learning, economic ones for distance education. If it can produce similar results to those of conventional education at a lower cost, then distance education has a powerful appeal. With increasing demand for access to educational opportunities at all levels, and often decreasing budgets in real terms for…
Descriptors: Open Education, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning
McLain, Barbara; Thompson, Madeleine – 2001
This report summarizes interviews with Washington state administrators, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community members at eight public high schools. Respondents identified several common themes regarding strategies to improve learning, the impact of state standardized tests, options and strategies for making learning more relevant, and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities, Educational Quality
Lively, Kit; And Others – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1997
Four articles address rising college tuition: "An Inside Look at How a Private University Sets Tuition Rates and Spends the Money"; "Comparisons of Tuition Rates Raise Tough Policy Questions"; "At Public Colleges, the Tuition Debate Is a Mix of Philosophy and Practicality"; and "Do Federal Loans Encourage Tuition Increases?" Data on undergraduate…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, Economic Change, Educational Economics
Boyd, Sally – 1997
This evaluation of the Learning Enhancement with Information Technology project examined the impact of the introduction of an information technology initiative on students' and teachers' attitudes toward computing and students' learning. The evaluation was designed as a case study involving Palmerston North Girls' High School (PNGHS) and a matched…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
Dawn, Lisa – 1999
A case study is presented of a Texas educational facilities program that was developed to provide long-term state assistance to school districts for the construction or renovation of their facilities by providing equal access to revenue for the specific purpose of repaying debt issued to finance instructional facilities. This report presents a…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Design
Wulczyn, Fred H.; Harden, Allen W.; Goerge, Robert M. – 1997
The Foster Care Data Archive is a database containing foster care career histories for all children placed in state-supervised substitute-care living arrangements in California, Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, New York, and Texas. This update report examines trends in agency caseloads, characteristics of entrants, and duration in care. Part 1…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Welfare, Children, Databases
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