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Baudino, Frank, Ed.; Johnson, Carolyn, Ed.; Meneely, Becky, Ed.; Young, Natasha, Ed. – Online Submission, 2019
Twelve scholarly papers and eighteen abstracts comprise the content of the nineteenth annual Brick & Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the conference, portray the contemporary and future face of…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Individualized Instruction, Student Empowerment, Evaluation
Olson, Steve – National Academies Press, 2017
Engineering is a small but growing part of K-12 education. Curricula that use the principles and practices of engineering are providing opportunities for elementary, middle, and high school students to design solutions to problems of immediate practical and societal importance. Professional development programs are showing teachers how to use…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Engineering, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy
Adamson, Lena; Becerro, Maria; Cullen, Peter; Gonzalez-Vega, Laureano; Sobrino, Juan Jose; Ryan, Norma – ENQA (European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education), 2010
Learning outcomes are described as written statements of what a learner is expected to know, understand and/or be able to do at the end of a period of learning. At the beginning of the 90s, a EU pilot project on ECTS showed that study programmes were much easier to compare if they were described in terms of outcomes, instead of inputs. The…
Descriptors: Quality Control, Stakeholders, Pilot Projects, Foreign Countries
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Honig, Meredith I. – Educational Policy, 2004
Bottom-up reform as a policy strategy for decades has faltered in implementation. This article starts from the premise that these disappointing results stem from researchers' and practitioners' almost exclusive focus on implementation in schools or on what some call "the bottom" of hierarchical education systems but not shifts in policy…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Program Implementation, Policy Formation, School Community Relationship
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education. – 2003
This report is a synthesis of the Midterm Review of the Fifth International Conference on Adult Education (CONFINTEA V), a systematic effort to determine how recommendations made at CONFINTEA V in 1997 have been implemented and its commitments met by examining activities carried out worldwide in the field of adult education and learning since…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Advocacy
Guggenheim, Eric Fries, Ed. – 2003
This conference program describes "education and training agencies taking a leading role in promoting innovation on a regional basis" as the focus of the Agora and puts forward the following three key issues to be debated during it: (1) the concept of the learning region itself and a critique of its strengths and weaknesses; (2)…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Colleges, Economic Impact, Educational Innovation
Hernes, Gudmund – 2003
In June 2001, the International Institute for Educational Planning convened a policy forum on the organization, functioning, and effectiveness of national ministries of education. This book presents eight key papers from that forum. The forum discussed how differences in organizational structures and mechanisms affect adjustability and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Administration, Educational Improvement, Educational Planning
2003
In February 2003, 75 individuals representing business, labor, academia, government, workforce intermediaries, and other sectors participated in an assembly on the role of intermediaries in achieving worker success and business prosperity. The assembly statement outlined policies, approaches, and actions needed to ensure workers' access to…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Competition, Conferences, Economic Development
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Programme on Educational Building. – 2002
This document summarizes themes developed and conclusions from the International Workshop on Educational Infrastructure. The opening topic was "Delivering Education and Training in the Knowledge Society." It was clear to participants that educational infrastructure must go hand-in-hand with reengineering processes to adjust to the needs…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Investment
Guggenheim, Eric Fries, Ed. – 2002
This document contains 11 reports from a 2-day meeting on how to report on investments in vocational education and training in enterprises and whether such reporting is worthwhile. The document begins with a brief overview of the meeting and the meeting agenda. The remainder of the report is devoted to the meeting papers, which are titled as…
Descriptors: Corporate Education, Corporations, Data Analysis, Data Collection
Eberts, Randall W., Ed.; O'Leary, Christopher J., Ed.; Wandner, Stephen A., Ed. – 2002
This document contains 13 papers on targeting employment services. The following papers are included: "Targeting Employment Services under the Workforce Investment Act" (Stephen A. Wandner); "Predicting the Exhaustion of Unemployment Compensation" (Robert B. Olsen, Marisa Kelso, Paul T. Decker, Daniel H. Klepinger);…
Descriptors: Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counseling Services, Decision Making, Delivery Systems
European Training Foundation, Turin (Italy). – 2002
To help the New Independent States and Mongolia address central issues related to lifelong learning, the European Training Foundation organized a project on lifelong learning that involved the following countries: Armenia; Belarus; Georgia; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Mongolia; the Russian Federation; Ukraine; and Uzbekistan. The project's principal…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Improvement
Baker, Steven J., Ed. – 2002
These papers come from a 2001 conference that explored language policy issues at the global, U.S. national, and California regional levels. There are 15 papers in five sections. Section 1, "National Language Policy," includes (1) "Language and Globalization: Why National Policies Matter" (Chester D. Haskell) and (2) "Real…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Apartheid, Democracy, Diversity
Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia. National Center on Fathers and Families. – 1999
The policy series reported on in these briefs engages policymakers from executive and state government in discussion with researchers and practitioners serving fathers and families. Each meeting of the series brings together a regional cluster or cohort of states. Discussion topics include: (1) coordination of fatherhood activities between federal…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Family Support, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
Pennsylvania Univ., Philadelphia. National Center on Fathers and Families. – 2000
The policy series reported on in this brief engages policymakers from executive and state government in discussion with researchers and practitioners serving fathers and families. Each meeting of the series brings together a regional cluster or cohort of states. Discussion topics include: (1) coordination of fatherhood activities between federal…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Family Support, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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