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Parham, Thomas A. – Journal of Black Psychology, 1993
Penn, Gaines, and Phillips in their article "On the Desirability of Own-Group Preference" (1993) should be applauded for their efforts toward more universal level of acceptance and accord. Their goal is not challenged, but their vision is lacking. True respect for and acceptance of others can never be achieved in the absence of respect…
Descriptors: Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Ethnicity
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Kambon, Kobi K. K.; Hopkins, Reginald – Journal of Black Psychology, 1993
In "On the Desirability of Own-Group Preference" (1993), Michael L. Penn, Stanley O. Gaines, and Layli Phillips argue that misguided and mythical ideal of racial-social integration in America is the only reasonable and effective foundation for real African empowerment in American society. Serious intellectual battle will be required to…
Descriptors: Afrocentrism, Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Phillips, Layli; And Others – Journal of Black Psychology, 1993
Original article grew from concern that, in reaction to endemic racism, number of African Americans were seeking refuge in racial camps others have fought to destroy. Commentaries by Janet E. Helms, Robert M. Sellers, Jerome Taylor, Thomas A. Parham, and Kobi K. K. Kambon and Reginald Hopkins encourage discussion about basis and importance of…
Descriptors: Blacks, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Ethnicity
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Crawford, Walt – Library Hi Tech, 1993
Discussion of DOS computing focuses on portable personal computers. Reviews based on "PC Magazine" for each year since 1985 for portables, laptops, notebooks, and subnotebooks that include prices are provided; and vendor reliability is considered. (LRW)
Descriptors: Costs, Merchandise Information, Microcomputers, Tables (Data)
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Fitzpatrick, Tara – NWSA Journal: A Publication of the National Women's Studies Association, 1993
Louisa May Alcott's "Work: A Story of Experience" (1873) examines, challenges but ultimately accepts the gendered construction of the feminized century. The novel depicts the ambivalence that Americans, especially middle-class northern white women, felt in regard to the proper roles of women and men. (SLD)
Descriptors: Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Feminism, Literature Reviews
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Pope, Barbara Corrado – NWSA Journal: A Publication of the National Women's Studies Association, 1993
Reviews eight European histories by Dorothy O. Helly, Ed., and Susan M. Reverby, Ed. (1992); Joy Wiltenburg (1992); Margaret L. King (1991); Joan DeJean (1991); Jacques Gelis (1991); Barbara Duden (1991); Jane Lewis (1991); and Sheila Rowbotham (1989). This sampling shows women's historians use an interdisciplinary approach and consistently deal…
Descriptors: Books, European History, Females, Feminism
Parham, Charles – Technology and Learning, 1994
Reviews computer software programs that are useful for teaching history. Three categories are examined: reference libraries on CD-ROMs and videodisks; multimedia electronic textbooks; and single-event programs. A chart that indicates publisher, hardware requirements, price, grade level, program information, print capabilities, and special features…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Costs, Courseware
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Pilo, Randel A. – History Microcomputer Review, 1993
Describes the development, use, and marketing of a computer software program that allows students to review and analyze all U.S. presidential elections from 1798 to 1992. Asserts that the program can be used by K-12 teachers, university professors, secondary and college-level students, and others interested in the history of presidential…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Databases
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Kostoff, Ronald N.; And Others – Evaluation Review, 1994
Articles in this special issue deal with the assessment of the impact of research and are divided into segments concerning semiquantitative approaches; qualitative approaches; and quantitative and fiscal approaches. These articles illustrate the importance of the role of motivation and associated incentives. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Economic Factors, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization
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House, Ernest R. – Educational Researcher, 1994
John Dewey attempted to connect knowledge and reality through a naturalized epistemology but produced an anthropomorphic ontology in which things are shaped too much by the mind. Many of Dewey's ideas are still relevant, but taken as an intact set of ideas, they are not applicable to the world of today. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cherryholmes, Cleo H. – Educational Researcher, 1994
Explores relationship between text and context in pragmatism that is related to differences between pragmatism and scientific realism, as identified by Ernest R. House (1992) and repeated by Jim Garrison, and considers association between pragmatism and aesthetics. Comments concerning pragmatism and educational reform are made by suggesting how…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Aesthetic Values, Context Effect, Educational Change
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Jones, Jacquie – African American Review, 1993
Reviews two films dealing with the Black south. Julie Dash's 1992 film "Daughters of the Dust" offers a historical moment in African-American culture concentrating on African-American women. Charles Burnett's 1991 film "To Sleep with Anger," which is set in the Los Angeles (California) of early southern migrants, also…
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Family, Black History, Characterization
Miller-Lachmann, Lyn – School Library Journal, 1994
Presents a 10-point checklist for choosing children's educational software that is free of cultural bias. Each point is illustrated with examples drawn from currently available software. A sidebar lists 25 educational software programs in the areas of social studies, ecology, math and logic, and language arts from which examples were drawn. (three…
Descriptors: Characterization, Check Lists, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Evaluation
Geyer, Roger – Computing Teacher, 1994
Many of the characteristics that make the Windows 3.1 software popular in other settings are useful for instruction. Features and accessories that can enhance teacher productivity include task switching, object linking and embedding, and object packaging. Users can take advantage of Windows-compatible shareware (an example suitable for chemistry…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Geometry
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Cahill, Wendy P. – Educational Management & Administration, 1994
Many Catholic educators have been impressed by the congruence between Greenfield's understandings and the philosophical bases of Catholic education. Greenfield's analyses illuminate three areas of concern: the community-organization dichotomy, the centrality of values, and the exercise of leadership. Greenfield's insights are particularly relevant…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Catholic Schools, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
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