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Streitwieser, Bernhard, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2014
Continuous and rapid developments in global higher education today more than ever before present new questions, greater challenges, and vast new opportunities for institutions, policy makers, scholars and students alike. This book is a collection of studies and essays by many of the leading experts in international higher education who share their…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Student Mobility, Comparative Education
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Clark, Melissa A.; Chiang, Hanley S.; Silva, Tim; McConnell, Sheena; Sonnenfeld, Kathy; Erbe, Anastasia; Puma, Michael – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2013
Teach For America (TFA) and the Teaching Fellows programs are an important and growing source of teachers of hard-to-staff subjects in high-poverty schools, but comprehensive evidence of their effectiveness has been limited. This report presents findings from the first large-scale random assignment study of secondary math teachers from these…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers
Clark, Melissa A.; Chiang, Hanley S.; Silva, Tim; McConnell, Sheena; Sonnenfeld, Kathy; Erbe, Anastasia; Puma, Michael – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2013
Teach For America (TFA) and the Teaching Fellows programs are an important and growing source of teachers of hard-to-staff subjects in high-poverty schools, but comprehensive evidence of their effectiveness has been limited. This report presents findings from the first large-scale random assignment study of secondary math teachers from these…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Teachers
Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation (NJ1), 2008
In 2007, the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation launched a new teaching fellowship designed to recruit and prepare a new generation of top teacher talent for the nation's schools. Aimed at both traditional-age "and" midcareer candidates, the initiative offers $30,000 Fellowships to individuals with strong records of academic…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Employment Patterns, Teacher Recruitment, Talent
McDonnell, Lorraine M.; And Others – 1983
Data are presented on the recipients of Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships, a federally-funded program supporting specialist training at the graduate level. The information comes from two surveys, one of FLAS recipients who earned a Ph.D. between 1967 and 1979, and the second a sample of those who received FLAS fellowships…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Careers, Educational Policy, Federal Aid
Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington, DC. – 1986
The interactions between the federal government, colleges, and industry in U.S. research and higher education in the areas of science and engineering were examined by a special panel of the White House Science Council. Recommendations to retain U.S. leadership in areas of science and technology are offered by the panel, which is composed of…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Engineering, Federal Aid, Federal Government
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Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Explains the rationale, program specifics and initiatives for the preparation and development of staff, curriculum, instructional support, and research for science education in the United States. Includes total program cost for each. (RT)
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum Development, Education Service Centers, Educational Research
State Univ. System of Florida, Tallahassee. Board of Regents. – 1996
This is the third review of higher education visual and performing arts programs in the state of Florida. The report is based on descriptive and self-evaluative reports and videotapes provided by each of the nine universities in the state system (the University of Florida, Florida State University, Florida A & M University, University of South…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Art Education, Dance, Degree Requirements
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education. – 1991
This hearing report, one of a series on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, contains testimony concerning Titles I, VI, and XI of that Act. Title I authorizes a series of programs designed to aid the nontraditional student. Title VI provides funds for fellowships, the establishment of national resource centers, language…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Economic Development, Federal Legislation, Fellowships
National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD. Center for Research for Mothers and Children. – 1987
This report summarizes research and training activities between 1984 and 1987 of the Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Activities are reported for the following six maternal-infant emphasis areas: (1) high risk pregnancies; (2) fetal pathophysiology; (3) premature birth and labor;…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Birth Weight, Doctoral Programs, Federal Aid
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC. – 1984
The 10th annual report to Congress from the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE) is dedicated to Olympic athlete Jim Thorpe, and details activities during fiscal year 1983. Part I contains an overview of the Council; the report introduction; legislative history; and lists of council members, committees, and NACIE functions. Part…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indians
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1983
The federal role in helping colleges provide graduate education is considered, as part of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965. The question of whether there is access to graduate education is addressed. Attention is directed to the following concerns: the appropriate balance between undergraduate and graduate…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Debt (Financial), Eligibility, Federal Aid
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1987
The Congressional Research Service has compiled the information in this document in order to assist the 100th Congress as it considers reauthorization of most of the major Federal elementary and secondary programs. For each program, basic statistics, a short history, and a summary of the major issues confronting the Congress in reauthorization are…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Steen, Lynn Arthur – Focus: The Newsletter of the Mathematical Association of America, 1986
Needs of collegiate mathematics across the nation are considered, and suggestions are offered to the National Science Foundation (NSF) by a professor of Mathematics at St. Olaf College (Minnesota). Changes in mathematics content, scope, and applications have implications for the college curriculum. Problems and challenges are posed by: increased…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, College Faculty, College Mathematics, Computers
National Advisory Council on Indian Education, Washington, DC. – 1986
The 12th annual report to Congress from the National Advisory Council on Indian Education (NACIE) details activities during fiscal year 1985 and is dedicated to all Indian youth who benefit from any federal programs that support Indian education and those Indian youths lost from the Wind River Indian Reservation because of suicide. Part I contains…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agency Role, American Indian Education, American Indians
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