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Monagle, Laura L. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
Congressional offices are frequently contacted by constituents who are researching how to pay for postsecondary education. This report identifies various online sources targeted to students and parents that provide information on planning and acquiring funds for postsecondary education. Some resources also contain information on repaying,…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, College Students, Access to Information, Web Sites
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NACADA Journal, 2012
This article presents an annotated bibliography of recent research related to academic advising. It includes 13 research papers that focus on advising.
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Academic Advising, Educational Research, Research Reports
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O'Connor, John S. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2006
Over the past three years, 183 campuses have joined the American Association of State Colleges and Universities' American Democracy Project. Originally intended as a three-year initiative involving a score of schools, the response exceeded all expectations, and the project has been extended well beyond the initial timeframe. This fall Campus…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Student Participation, Citizenship Education, College Students
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Adam, Anthony J.; Gaither, Gerald H. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2005
This chapter concludes the volume with resources and Web sites for the interested reader and researcher.
Descriptors: Resource Materials, Web Sites, Academic Persistence, School Holding Power
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Johannessen, Larry R. – Social Studies, 2003
The nonfiction literature of the Vietnam War is accessible and engaging to students, and it deals with issues that speaks to students in powerful ways. In addition, the literature can help students better understand their parents and grandparents and the effect on them of the Vietnam War. A number of teachers who have taught the nonfiction…
Descriptors: Student Reaction, Reader Response, Nonfiction, Asian History
Blai, Boris, Jr. – 1982
This paper describes a career resource center (CRC) and its importance to technical career programs. The role of the professional staff in helping students make crucial decisions is described. A review of the literature is presented which lists resources and information that may be helpful in setting up a career resource center. Data are reported…
Descriptors: Career Centers, Career Counseling, College Students, Employment Services
Lindquist, Jack, Ed.; And Others – 1979
Lessons learned about the development of teaching improvement programs are presented in this sourcebook. Drawn from workshops, conferences, social consultations, audiovisual presentations, and brochures, this collection is intended as a resource tool and is directed at improving the educational process of colleges and universities. Chapters…
Descriptors: College Instruction, College Students, Community Colleges, Faculty Development
Mannebach, Alfred J., Comp. – 1978
This compilation includes abstracts of 140 research and development studies in agricultural education completed during the period July 1, 1977 to June 30, 1978. Thirty-three of the completed studies represent staff research, fifty-six represent master's theses, and fifty-one represent doctoral dissertations. Studies are arranged alphabetically by…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Animal Husbandry
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Redfering, David L.; Biasco, Frank – College Student Journal, 1982
Reviews the literature in volunteering as it relates to a university credit course for students volunteering in human services agencies. Discusses the development of the program, along with the advantages to students, agencies, and the university. (Author/RC)
Descriptors: College Credits, College Students, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs
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Journal of the American College Health Association, 1980
Abstracts of the sessions include discussions of health education programs, various research models of both health and higher education concern; sessions on dental health, mental health, athletic medicine, and junior and community colleges. The topics of administration, clinical medicine, and environmental health and safety are also covered. (JN)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Athletics, College Students, Dental Health
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Carey-Webb, Allen – English Journal, 1995
Suggests that by reading relevant literature, examining films, essays, and music lyrics, and listening closely to students themselves, both teachers and students can come to better understand violence. Reviews specific works of literature and subject areas covered in a lower-level college literature course and a high school English class. Includes…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Autobiographies, Biographies, Black Literature
Cheek, Jimmy G., Comp. – 1979
This compilation includes abstracts of 165 research and development studies in agricultural education completed during the period July 1, 1978, to June 30, 1979. Fifty-three of the compiled studies represent staff research, seventy-eight represent master's theses, and thirty-four represent doctoral dissertations. Studies are arranged…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Academic Achievement, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering