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Coles, Tim; Poland, Roger H. C.; Clifton, Julian – Journal of Biological Education, 2015
The global expansion and diversification of the travel market has opened up new opportunities to deliver educational programmes through tourism. Applying the principles and practices commonly associated with ecotourism enables students to gain lasting benefits through their active participation in conservation-oriented activities. In many cases,…
Descriptors: Tourism, Travel, Conservation (Environment), Correlation
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Johnson, Phillip D. – Counseling and Values, 2006
Historically, the humanity of African American men has been attacked in a cruel and vicious manner. African American men have been categorized as animalistic beings without intellectual or moral qualities. In this article, it is argued that a contextualized humanistic approach can offer counselors an important corrective to the typical dehumanized…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Males, African Americans, Counseling
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Yadong, Rao – Chinese Education and Society, 2006
The author of this article was the administrative judge in the People's Court in Haiding District, Beijing during the controversial lawsuit of Tian Yong, a college student required by his school to immediately withdraw from the school on the grounds of cheating. In this article, he relates how this particular case and others have given him a large…
Descriptors: Judges, Enrollment, College Students, Court Litigation
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Sarnat, Joan E.; And Others – Journal of the American College Health Association, 1979
Practical and heuristic reasons for evaluating the quality of mental health care on a college campus are given, an example of such an evaluation is presented, and difficulties in arriving at a valid assessment are discussed. (JD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Evaluation Methods, Medical Care Evaluation
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Pavela, Gary; McCabe, Donald – Planning for Higher Education, 1993
Principles for developing college academic honor codes include developing clear, specific definitions of dishonesty and applying them uniformly; using peer education and influence; appealing to students' personal integrity; reducing temptation to cheat; encouraging active student participation and critical thinking; imposing reasonable but strict…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, Cheating, Codes of Ethics
Hermanns, Harry, Ed.; And Others – 1983
Different models of integrated education in the United States, Sweden, and Germany, including open admissions systems, are discussed in 16 conference papers. Titles include the following: "Opportunity and Achievement: An Analysis of Labor Market Experiences among Recent Graduates from the City University of New York" (James Murtha, Barry…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, College Faculty, College Students
American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 1978
Two papers on developments toward consumerism in higher education are included. In "Alternatives to Federal Regulation of Consumer Information," by Joan S. Stark and Patrick T. Terenzini, several questions are posed for considering alternative systems to help students obtain and use information for college choice: (1) Can meaningful…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Choice, College Faculty, College Students
Singleton, Melody A.; And Others – 1980
"Student Powered" research, defined as a comprehensive reliance on or involvement of students as research staff members in all or most phases of a serious research effort, is discussed. It is suggested that there are several conditions necessary for student powered mail survey questionnaire research projects to be initiated, that there…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, College Students, Comparative Analysis
Cleland, Charles L. – 1978
The problems brought to the Ombudsman Office at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are considered. Many of the questions brought to the Ombudsman Office concern grades and grading practices, but nonacademic problems are also questioned. Many of the problems are the result of misinformation having been given to the student. Patronizing or rude…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Grading, Grievance Procedures
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Harley, Birgit – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1994
Considers various factors relating to the failure of recent Canadian graduates of French immersion programs to make substantial use of French immediately following their schooling. The article presents some case studies of adult Canadians engaged in maintaining or improving their French skills. (29 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Adults, Case Studies, College Students, Elementary Secondary Education
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Azuma, Shoji – ADFL Bulletin, 1997
Presents a case study of the business Japanese program for intermediate and advanced students at the University of Utah. Notes that when offering courses in Japanese, colleges are challenged on how to cope with diversification for the purpose of study, specifically in business Japanese courses. Concludes that it is imperative that American…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Business Communication, Case Studies, Change Strategies
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Kovecses, Zoltan; Szabo, Peter – Applied Linguistics, 1996
Distinguishes among three aspects of idiomatic meaning: the general meaning, more specific aspects, and connotative aspects. The results of an informal experimental study indicate that the cognitive semantic view can facilitate the learning of idioms for nonnative speakers. (45 references) (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Adult Students, Adverbs, Case Studies, Cognitive Development
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Howell, Faith – Babel: Australia, 1995
Discusses views of former students of the faculty with respect to the Chinese language program at an Australian university, including their needs and expectations of the program, suggestions for improving the program and perceived successful features and views on how well the program prepares students for China-related business dealings and…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Case Studies, Chinese, College Students
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Thompson, Hugh L. – Planning for Higher Education, 1985
A successful college merger is often conditioned by geography, previous cooperation, complementary instructional programs, academic excellence, and common political interest. Suggestions when considering a merger are offered. A case study of a failed merger between Detroit Institute of Technology and Wayne State University is presented. (MLW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Administration, College Programs, College Students
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Gaudart, Hyacinth; Penaflorida, Andrea H. – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1996
Describes findings based on a self-rating scale by 38 teaching English as a second language (TESL) student teachers at a Malaysian university, responses to a self-rating scale by 20 TESL teachers, and case studies of 20 bilingual student teachers. Penaflorida's response focuses on strategies for dealing with learners with limited linguistic and…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Case Studies, Code Switching (Language), College Students
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