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Bitterman, Amy; Gray, Lucinda; Goldring, Rebecca – National Center for Education Statistics, 2013
This report presents selected findings from the Public School Library Media Center Data File of the 2011-12 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). SASS is a nationally representative sample survey of public and private K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. School districts associated with public schools…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Private Schools, School Libraries, Elementary Schools
Noel-Levitz, Inc, 2012
What are the most popular practices and tactics for electronic student recruitment at the undergraduate level? To find out, Noel-Levitz conducted a Web-based poll in April of 2012 as part of the firm's continuing series of benchmark polls for higher education. As a special bonus, selected findings from a parallel study of prospective students are…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Enrollment Management, Colleges, Electronic Mail
Center for Rural Policy and Development, 2012
After more than ten years of asking rural Minnesotans about their access to high-speed Internet service, it is possible to draw a few conclusions: (1) It is fairly well accepted now that broadband access has become a necessity for functioning at full capacity in today's world; (2) The digital divide isn't what it used to be; (3) Broadband no…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Internet, Surveys, Rural Urban Differences
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DeVoe, Jill; Murphy, Christina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
These Web Tables use data from the 2007 School Crime Supplement (SCS) to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) to show the relationship between bullying and cyber-bullying victimization and other variables of interest such as the reported presence of gangs, guns, drugs, and alcohol at school; select school security measures; student…
Descriptors: Weapons, Violence, Crime, Bullying
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2010
One of the ultimate goals of policy makers is to enable citizens to take advantage of a globalised world economy. This is leading them to focus on the improvement of education policies, ensuring the quality of service provision, a more equitable distribution of learning opportunities and stronger incentives for greater efficiency in schooling.…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Global Approach, International Education
Alberta Education, 2009
The Emerge One-to-One Laptop Learning Project (Emerge) was established in 2006 by Alberta Education to investigate the efficacy of wireless computing for learning and teaching. In 2007, the Alberta provincial government awarded 3-year grants to 20 Alberta jurisdictions. Based on the projections in the awardees' applications, the project…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Foreign Countries, State Government, Teaching Methods
St. John, Mark; Helms, Jenifer V.; Castori, Pam; Hirabayashi, Judy; Lopez, Laurie; Phillips, Michelle – Inverness Research, 2009
The documents enclosed in this report provide a comprehensive and systematic review of the progress made in developing a network organization capable of supporting nanoscience education for the public on a national scale. There is a logic to the studies that were done and to the reports that are included in this notebook. The following are the…
Descriptors: Workshops, Leadership, Administrators, Scientists
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Phan, Tai; Hardesty, Laura; Sheckells, Cindy; Davis, Denise – National Center for Education Statistics, 2009
This report presents tabulations for the 2008 Academic Libraries Survey (ALS) conducted by the United States Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), within the Institute of Education Sciences. This First Look summarizes services, staff, collections, and expenditures of academic libraries in 2- and 4-year,…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Academic Libraries, Information Literacy, Internet
US Department of Education, 2008
The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) is the national indicator of customer evaluations of the quality of goods and services available to U.S. residents. Since 1994, it has served as a uniform, cross-industry/government measure of customer satisfaction. A total of 10 groups, composed of eight program offices, EDFacts Coordinators, and…
Descriptors: Grants, Participant Satisfaction, Surveys, Public Agencies
Wagner, Diana; Baron, Jessica – Online Submission, 2008
This study examines characteristics of teachers participating in the national Guitars in the Classroom program in the 2007-2008 school year. 96 teacher participants from programs across the United States completed an online survey at the start of their professional development programs, usually 6-10 hours. 75 percent of teachers electing to…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Faculty Development, Computer Mediated Communication
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Parsad, Basmat; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2008
This report provides national estimates on distance education at degree-granting postsecondary institutions in the 2006-07 academic year. While this report covers many of the topics in the previous three reports, the data are not comparable. The definition of distance education in the 2006-07 study reflected two major changes from earlier studies.…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Enrollment, Colleges
Storey, Tom, Ed. – OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2007
The practice of using a social network to establish and enhance relationships based on some common ground--shared interests, related skills, or a common geographic location--is as old as human societies, but social networking has flourished due to the ease of connecting on the Web. This OCLC membership report explores this web of social…
Descriptors: Privacy, Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Internet
National Council on Economic Education (NJ1), 2007
This is the fifth survey since 1998 on the state of economic and personal finance education in the fifty states conducted by National Council on Economic Education (NCEE). A leader in promoting economic and personal finance education, NCEE conducts these surveys to gauge how the state standards, their implementation, course requirements, and state…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Economics Education, State Standards, Testing
Maine Community College System, 2006
In March 2006, the Maine Community College System (MCCS) commissioned the marketing research and consulting firm Strategic Marketing Services (SMS) to conduct a quantitative research study to investigate the reasons why some Maine citizens have not pursued a college degree and identify the characteristics of an educational environment that would…
Descriptors: Surveys, Educational Attainment, Higher Education, Academic Degrees
OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc., 2005
"Perceptions of Libraries and Information Resources" (2005) summarizes findings of an international study on information-seeking habits and preferences. With extensive input from hundreds of librarians and OCLC staff, the OCLC Market Research team developed a project and commissioned Harris Interactive Inc. to survey a representative…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Marketing, Libraries, Foreign Countries
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