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Stromquist, Nelly P. – 1987
A theory, anchored in a socialist feminist perspective, is presented about the state and the education of women. Propositions of the theory are compared with data from a study of 31 international development agencies about the behavior of the state regarding the education of women. The study focused on basic education, defined as the first 4 or 5…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Females
Braverman, Marc T.; Yates, Mary Ellen – 1989
This study addressed whether the educational impact of a zoo visit can be enhanced through the provision of appropriate instructional supports such as preparatory trainings or orientations. One important function of the educational process, in contrast to providing direct information or skill development, is to make the learner more sensitive to…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Facilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Sacks, Arthur B., Ed. – 1984
The first section of this document contains definitional papers prepared by three sections of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAEE). They are: (1) "The Challenges of K-12 Environmental Education" (Harold Hungerford and Trudi Volk); (2) "'Environmental Studies': Towards a Definition" (Royal Harde);…
Descriptors: Church Role, Computer Simulation, Definitions, Economics
Churchman, David – 1984
Education is one important role of zoos, but there is relatively little research on the extent to which zoos are serving this role. Traditional methods for collecting and analyzing such information have significant disadvantages in zoo settings and should be supplemented (not replaced) by nonreactive measures. To test this concept, teams of…
Descriptors: Animals, Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Course Descriptions