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Kaplin, William A.; Lee, Barbara A. – 1995
The volume is an expanded and revised edition of informal teaching materials designed for instructional use by both teachers and learners, and is intended to accompany the 1995 text, "The Law of Higher Education: A Comprehensive Guide to Legal Implications of Administrative Decision Making Third Edition" (ED 383 256). The supplement's purpose is…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Case Studies, College Administration, Court Litigation
Morris, Vera; And Others – 1977
Two papers comprising Block II of a course in economics and education policy are presented along with a conclusion to Block I and II of the series published by the Open University. The first paper, "Education as a Social Investment," by Vera Morris, focuses on such areas as the identification of costs and benefits, the return on the social…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Economics Education, Educational Economics, Educational Policy
Brown Univ., Providence, RI. Center for Foreign Policy Development. – 1993
This document is part of series that seeks to help people think constructively about foreign policy issues, to improve citizen involvement, and to encourage debate on public issues. "Global Environmental Problems"; "The Human Factor in the Changing Environment"; "Public Policy and the Environment"; and "The U.S. Role in Global Environmental…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Discussion (Teaching Technique), Environmental Education, Foreign Policy
Hoepli, Nancy L., Ed. – 1986
Designed to initiate discussion of foreign policy decisions, this book contains an analysis of eight foreign policy issues confronting the United States in 1986. Each unit provides the background and guidelines to provide perspective to assist in understanding foreign policy crises. The units included in this issue are: (1) "How Foreign Policy Is…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Class Activities, Democracy
Melville, Keith, Ed. – 1983
Appropriate for secondary school social studies, this booklet outlines approaches for dealing with the threat of nuclear warfare in six sections. The first section, "Learning to Live with Nuclear Weapons," introduces the topic and considers what can be done to decrease the risk of nuclear warfare without jeopardizing the nation's security. "Arms…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Decision Making, Disarmament
Melville, Keith, Ed. – 1984
Appropriate for secondary school social studies, this booklet covers the causes, problems, and possible solutions for the high cost of American health care. The topic is discussed in five sections. The first section, "The $350 Billion Health Care Bill," discusses how the nation's priority on health care has led to the emergence of medicine as…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Cost Effectiveness, Costs
Melville, Keith, Ed. – 1984
Appropriate for secondary school social studies, this booklet considers the decline of certain basic industries in the United States and the unemployment which accompanies this decline. The document contains five sections. Section one, "The Blue-Collar Blues," examines the uneven nature of the current economic recovery, which has left many…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Decision Making, Economics
Melville, Keith, Ed. – 1984
Appropriate for secondary school social studies, this booklet considers the dilemmas and choices confronting Americans concerned with their environment. The document contains five sections. The first section, "The Gross National By-Product," discusses the progress that has been made in reducing air and water pollution while the nation has only…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Decision Making, Environmental Standards
American Inst. of Small Business, Minneapolis, MN. – 1988
This study guide is intended for use with the separately available entrepreneurship education text "How To Set Up Your Own Business." The guide includes student exercises that have been designed to accompany chapters dealing with the following topics: determining whether or not to set up a small business, doing market research, forecasting sales,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Advertising, Bookkeeping, Business Administration
Drumtra, Jeff; Melville, Keith – 1985
Appropriate for secondary school social studies or community programs, this publication considers the issue of taxation in America. The first of five sections, "Taxing Matters," considers the growing perception that the present tax code is unfair and in need of drastic reform. Alternative solutions to the problem are considered. "The Loophole…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Finance Reform, Instructional Materials
Melville, Keith; Longman, Phillip – 1985
Appropriate for secondary school social studies or community programs, this publication considers the issue of welfare in the United States. The first of five sections, "Reassessing the Welfare State," looks at the history of welfare in America since Franklin Roosevelt and assesses the need for reexamining policy. "The Generous Revolution" looks…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizen Participation, Instructional Materials, Policy Formation
Dunn, William N. – 1977
This learning package comprises a portion of the National Training and Development Service Urban Management Curriculum Development Project. The six units included in the package focus on understanding, formulating, and implementing public policies. They additionally help to develop conceptual, methodological, and analytic skills essential to…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Local Government, Management Development, Policy Formation
Lakshmanan, T. R.; And Others – 1977
The resource paper examines urban problems related to the environment. It is suitable for use in undergraduate or graduate courses in urban geography, economic development and environment, urban environment, and environmental policy analysis. The paper is organized in five chapters. The introduction traces the concern with environmental quality…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Environmental Standards
Copa, George H.; And Others – 1976
These simulation materials, designed to identify factors, priorities, and information needs in planning vocational education, consist of (1) a background information section outlining the setting and format of the exercises, (2) eight exercises, each of which focuses on a selected vocational education planning problem, and (3) a set of information…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrative Problems, Learning Activities, Management Development
Curow, Fred C., Jr. – Intercom, 1985
This simulation can be used to help secondary students examine the national and global energy issue. Students role-play various groups, including the Departments of Energy and Transportation, the U.S. Automobile Manufacturer's Association, oil lobby groups, conservation groups, citizen groups, a solar lobbying organization, and a nuclear power…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Decision Making, Decision Making Skills, Energy
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