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Knapp, Michael S.; And Others – 1988
This project is concerned with the development of procedures and plans for the National Science Foundation (NSF) to use in assessing its initiatives on an ongoing basis. This work is meant to complement another review of NSF's investment opportunities by estabishing a sound basis for designing and carrying out assessments aimed at any of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cost Effectiveness, Decision Making, Educational Assessment
Barojas, Jorge, Ed. – 1988
This conference on physics education was held to improve cooperative efforts in connection with 12 topics previously identified by a survey. A working group was organized in association with each of these topics with the hope of creating or reinforcing a network. Working groups included: network development procedures; graduate education and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Conferences
Rivera, William M., Comp.; Walker, Sharon M., Comp. – 1985
The 48 papers in this proceedings focus on aspects of non-formal adult education including international comparative adult education. The papers are: "Lifelong Learning in Perspective" (Knox); "Women in their Thirties: The In-Between Generation" (Caffarella, Freeman); "Development in Women: An Analysis of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Aging (Individuals)
Churchman, David – 1985
Education is identified as one of the major goals of zoos. Research studies of the educational goals of different audiences associated with zoos and aquaria are reviewed in this report. These audiences include: (1) the zoo staff; (2) volunteers or docents; (3) general community members in formal programs; (4) students (elementary through graduate…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Exhibits, Literature Reviews
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Stevenson, David Lee; Baker, David P. – American Journal of Sociology, 1992
Presents study results of Japanese high school seniors determining how learning experiences outside formal schooling affect future education. Reports that students from higher socioeconomic backgrounds are more likely to participate. Concludes that participation in certain forms of shadow education increases likelihood of university attendance.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Bound Students, College Preparation, Educational Attainment
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Fortner, Rosanne W.; Mayer, Victor J. – Science Education, 1989
Describes the National Sea Grant Program and eight types of education programs. Examines funding patterns from 1976 through 1987. Assesses current status of education within the Program using a director's survey. Discusses some implications for science educators. Provides the conceptual scheme for aquatic studies and a directory of the programs.…
Descriptors: College Science, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Fellowships
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Maarschalk, Jan – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1988
Identifies two stages in research on scientific literacy; a composite saturation stage in which definitions covered all objects of science education, and a stage when researchers focused on small manageable portions of scientific literacy. Describes formal, nonformal, and informal science teaching. (TW)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Informal Education, Nonformal Education
Comings, John P. – 1991
Bangladesh is currently suffering from a number of debilitating weaknesses in its education system. Seventy percent of all children are enrolled in primary school, but 75% of these children do not reach grade five. Futhermore, with absentee rates of 50% for both students and teachers, it is estimated that 35% of children who attend school are…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Age Grade Placement, Area Studies, Efficiency
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Lulat, Y. G-M. – Comparative Education Review, 1985
Lists 242 articles from 16 journals published in January-June 1984 on: adult/nonformal education (8); comparative education--general (30); comparative education--theory/case studies (11); educational planning and reform (13); higher education (22); Africa (14); Asia (52); Australia/Oceania (4); Europe (68); Latin America/Caribbean (6); Middle…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Educational Change, Educational Planning
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Arnove, Robert F. – Comparative Education Review, 1984
Despite remarkable progress in education, China and India still face problems of massive illiteracy; lack of universal access to education; a hierarchical, elitist, examination-oriented system unrelated to economic needs and productive labor; a large number of unemployed school leavers; and dependence on foreign models, particularly at the higher…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Colonialism, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Wilson, Terry; Martin, Joan – 1991
This report presents a model of collaborative effort that established a network of 15 university-based and 2 non-university based Centers for Environmental Education (CEE) in the Tennessee River watershed region. The report begins by establishing definitions for a Center for Environmental Education and a network system, both of which are…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Education Service Centers, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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