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Sampson, McClain – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
The national move toward integrated mental health and substance abuse service delivery has a significant impact on social work education and necessitates changes in how we train students. To address this need, the Global Leaders of Behavioral Health Education (GLOBE) training project was developed. GLOBE is a student training and stipend program…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Social Work, Teaching Methods
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Gengarelly, Lara M.; Abrams, Eleanor D. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2009
Teaching students how to conduct authentic scientific inquiry is an essential aspect of recent science education reform efforts. Our National Science Foundation-funded GK-12 program paired science graduate students--fellows--with secondary science teachers in order to enhance inquiry-based instruction. This research examined the roles of the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, School Culture, Educational Change, Science Teachers
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Trautmann, Nancy M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2008
The traditional presumption in higher education that subject-matter knowledge is sufficient for effective teaching is breaking down. One cause of this change is the growing knowledge about how people learn, a consequence of which is a heightened focus on student-centered teaching practices. Another is the increasing diversity of students seeking…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Rote Learning
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Thomson, Alexander – Community College Enterprise, 2007
Learning communities are a growing tool in use at colleges and universities around the country. In large part, these communities have been created in the hope that they will increase interaction among students and teach them to apply knowledge in meaningful ways. In addition to generating student interaction, learning communities should strive to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Interdisciplinary Approach, Cooperation, Teacher Collaboration
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Feiman-Nemser, Sharon – Journal of Jewish Education, 2006
"Beit midrash" or "house of study" refers to a place where Jews, traditionally men, gather to study classical texts, often in pairs or "hevruta." In this "Beit midrash" for Teachers, the selection of texts, the language of instruction and the purposes of learning differ from those in a traditional "Beit midrash" where the study of Talmud is…
Descriptors: Jews, Language of Instruction, Fellowships, Instructional Leadership
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Holzer, Elie – Journal of Jewish Education, 2006
The study of Jewish traditional texts in a "hevruta" learning setting (two people studying a text together) represents past as well as contemporary modes of Jewish religious and devotional study. More recently, "hevruta" learning has made its way into several contexts of professional development in Jewish education, including inservice settings…
Descriptors: Jews, Program Effectiveness, Fellowships, Professional Development
Oliverez, Paz M., Ed.; Chavez, Maria Lucia, Ed.; Soriano, Mayra, Ed.; Tierney, William G., Ed. – Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis, University of Southern California, 2006
Since the passage of California Assembly Bill 540 in 2001, authored by the late Assemblyman, Marco Antonio Firebaugh, more than 5,000 undocumented students in California have had improved financial access to higher education. AB 540 has become a pinnacle in the lives of students, who because of their immigration status, have historically been…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, College Bound Students, Educational Policy, Undocumented Immigrants
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Skelton, Alan – Studies in Higher Education, 2004
This article reports on a study of the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS), which was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council. The study undertook a critical evaluation of the NTFS and focused on three main areas: (1) how 'teaching excellence' is understood within the NTFS; (2) the key characteristics of the NTFS as a development…
Descriptors: Criticism, Awards, Fellowships, Higher Education
Peterson's Guides, Inc., Princeton, NJ. – 1995
This guide provides descriptions of over 1,400 fellowships, scholarships, research and travel grants, exchange programs, internships, training programs, awards, and prizes available for graduate and postdoctoral study and research. An introductory section provides general information on the grant-seeking process, proposal writing, and the use of…
Descriptors: Awards, Eligibility, Exchange Programs, Fellowships
Berns, Barbara Brauner; And Others – 1991
This guide presents alternatives to traditional inservice training for prekindergarten through grade 12 teachers; it lists a total of 113 institutes, fellowships, and awards that assist professional growth but are individually initiated and implemented. Following an introduction which explores various approaches to professional development and…
Descriptors: Awards, Elementary Secondary Education, Fellowships, Guides
Baker, Saphira – 1986
Prior to the 1970s, research about women was largely limited to the work of individual scholars working in isolation within their own disciplines. Women's studies programs first appeared on campus in 1969, and scholarly research about women began a period of unprecedented growth. Organized centers for research about women also came into being for…
Descriptors: Assistantships, Awards, Educational Finance, Fellowships
National Endowment for the Humanities (NFAH), Washington, DC. Div. of Education Programs. – 1986
The booklet summarizes information about projects taking place in the 1986 academic year through grants awarded in the Humanities Instruction in Elementary and Secondary Schools Program. The booklet has two specific purposes: (1) to help elementary, middle, and high school teachers and administrators from public, independent, and parochial schools…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fellowships, Grants, High School Students
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Fasser, Carl E.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1992
A survey of 58 second- and third-year medical school geriatric fellows found they perceived their research training as inadequate, because of insufficient time for research activities and inadequate exposure to research-qualified scientists. Results suggest a research-focused third fellowship year may be futile without more resources. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Quality, Fellowships, Geriatrics
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Shulin, David J.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1992
In a model for training physicians in management, a privately funded program has a physician-fellow working in a community-based private practice to produce compensation for work done and fund academic training. Institutions can thus use clinical income to expand management training within contexts of existing academic missions and patient care…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Educational Finance, Fellowships, Higher Education
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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
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