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Hamilton, Edwin – 1992
This book is directed at the following audiences: adult educators and others who are either involved in or desire to become involved in community-based work; students of education, the social sciences, or related disciplines who desire information on community involvement as a career or means of fulfilling civic responsibilities, and persons in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Change Strategies, Citizen Participation
Hussey, Sharon Woods – 1987
Girls and women live in a world that offers greater choices and opportunities than ever before. However, despite these expanded options, choices to enter into courses of study in mathematics and science are being ignored by many. This limits their understanding, enjoyment, and employment in these fields. This document is designed to help Girl…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Comings, John; Kahler, David – 1984
This manual provides an introduction to literacy work for Peace Corps volunteers and other development workers in situations where the literacy work is a primary project or secondary activity. It presents information on planning and preparing for literacy work, offers guidance on program and material development, and suggests strategies for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Case Studies
Sledge, Janet H., Comp. – 1988
The Take Pride in America (TPIA) school program encourages volunteer stewardship programs to help protect, enhance, and manage public lands such as school sites, forests, parks, water reservoirs, historical sites, fish and wildlife areas, public nature preserves, and wilderness areas in the United States. From this program an educational guide and…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Community Role, Community Support, Conservation Education
Kozma, LuAnne Gaykowski – 1991
Folkpatterns is a 4-H program in which young people investigate folklore, cultural traditions, and local history. These materials include a leader's guide and Folkpatterns activities. The leader's guide provides information for leading a Folkpatterns project and 12 sample meeting plans to be used with Folkpatterns members or to be adapted for use…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Folk Culture, Instructional Materials
Dynan, Muredach B., Ed.; Fraser, Barry J., Ed. – 1985
Some researchers have argued that students often learn to operate in two domains, the domain of the science context in school, and the domain of everyday life outside of school. Outside of school, students are exposed to many media from which to learn science concepts. This document is one of a series on research seminars at the Western Australian…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Educational Innovation, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Herman, Marina Lachecki; Polich, Judith Y. – 1978
The 3-year Citizen Leadership Program was designed to develop citizen-directed planning in Wisconsin. The first year focused on citizen involvement in land use planning; the second year, on community goal setting; and the third year, on community development projects. A representative group of 30 citizens participated in the program's workshops…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apathy, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education
Vukasin, Helen L., Ed. – 1985
This Caribbean Regional Workshop was organized to bring together representatives of private, voluntary, and community development organizations, governmental agencies, and other non-governmental organizations in the Eastern Caribbean who were concerned with environmental quality. The conference was intended to improve the level of citizen…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Citizen Participation, Community Action, Community Development
Jacobs, Linda – 1986
This document was developed in response to the need for simplified technical information for planning environmentally sound small-scale projects in third world countries. It is aimed specifically at those who are planning or managing small-scale livestock projects in less-developed areas of the tropics and sub-tropics. The guidelines included in…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agronomy, Animal Husbandry, Developing Nations
Miura, Seiichiro – 1984
This guide presents a description of a typical citizens' learning network in a small-sized city in Japan, guidelines for establishing and administering a similar network, and a copy of the regulations of the citizens' learning network in Munakata, Japan. Addressed in the first part of the volume are the following topics: the nature and scope of a…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Principles, Adult Education, Community Education
Theilheimer, Rachel – 1988
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Nonformal Education, Role Models
Wahl, Ellen – 1988
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Museums
Nicholson, Heather Johnston; Whal, Ellen – 1987
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Museums
Nicholson, Heather Johnston; Wahl, Ellen – 1988
Operation SMART (Science, Math and Relevant Technology) is a project of the Girls Clubs of America, a national organization serving mostly low-income girls in local club centers. Girls clubs provide out-of-school programming that pays special attention to the needs of girls and helps them take charge of their futures. Operation SMART's hands-on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females, Inquiry
Howe, Robert W.; Disinger, John F. – 1988
Research related to environmental education has consistently indicated that many students and young adults attribute a large amount of their knowledge of environmental concepts, problems, and issues to out-of-school (non-formal) educational settings and experiences. Data also indicate that students and young adults attribute much of their…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Field Studies
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