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Westmoreland, Helen; Bouffard, Suzanne; O'Carroll, Kelley; Rosenberg, Heidi – Harvard Family Research Project, 2009
As evidence supporting the benefits of family involvement in learning mounts, there is an increasing demand for evaluation of family involvement initiatives and for additional research to inform practice and policy. Those designing and implementing family involvement programs must be responsive to calls to bolster the quality of the evidence base…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Data Collection, Measures (Individuals), Surveys
Dominguez, Francesc, Comp.; Lopez, Nuria, Comp. – 1995
The aim of this directory is to collect and update existing data about organizations dedicated to sociolinguistics, language planning, and language promotion in general. This goal includes the following objectives: to improve the exchange of information between organizations, to avoid duplication of efforts and make cooperation possible, and to…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Directories, Foreign Countries, International Organizations
Betts, John Lee – 1992
This analysis of national leadership and service organizations (NL/SO's) lists and describes 26 NL/SO's that provide professional development, networking, and advancement opportunities for the nation's community colleges. Part 1 provides introductory comments on the external forces affecting community colleges, and the internal and external…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Human Resources, Leadership, National Organizations
Barnett, Lynn, Ed. – 1992
In 1992, survey data were gathered from 619 public and private community, technical, and junior college disability support service (DSS) personnel regarding DSS services and accommodations in those institutions during the 1991-92 academic year. Designed as a resource for administrators, counselors, students, parents, and policymakers, this report…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Developmental Disabilities, Directories, Disabilities
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Div. of Science, Technical and Environmental Education. – 1989
The objectives of this directory are to provide information which will strengthen regional and international cooperation and research in the field of science and technology education, and to promote greater exchange of ideas and information using new information technologies between institutions. This directory is the first issue of the…
Descriptors: Databases, Guides, Indexes, Information Dissemination
Association of Coll. and Research Libraries, Chicago, IL. Education and Behavioral Sciences Section. – 1988
For years librarians discarded historical curriculum collections because they were not current, and because the libraries did not have adequate space to store them. Therefore, records of trends in subject content taught to generations of children and young people from kindergarten through grade 12 were unwittingly destroyed. In response to this…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Archives, Curriculum Guides, Databases
Guyette, Susan; Heth, Charlotte – 1985
This book is an outgrowth of a project aimed at developing a communication and support network for effectively involving Indian students in the educational process. The book contains two parts. The first part reports on three surveys assessing (1) the current conditions and needs of 107 academic programs of Indian studies (types, financial…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Studies, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs
Spenciner, Loraine J., Ed.; Cohen, Libby G., Ed. – 1989
This guide summarizes and evaluates 48 educational software packages for special educators working on the specific skill areas of keyboarding, language arts, math, personal/social skills, problem solving, readiness, and reading. Each review is written by a teacher and covers strengths and weaknesses of the software, suggested activities for its…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware, Disabilities
American Library Association, Chicago, IL. – 1980
Presented here are the results of a systematic attempt to document on a national scale the existence, quality, and quantity of library service provided to an often neglected segment of the public: the inmates, both adult and juvenile, housed in city and county jails, detention centers, work farms, half-way houses, diagnostic treatment centers, or…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Financial Support, Library Materials, Library Personnel
Hallawell, Ann L. – 1980
The Evaluation Training Consortium provides evaluation training and instructional materials, and disseminates evaluation resources to preservice and inservice programs in special and regular education. This publication is a reference to evaluation instruments currently in use by personnel preparation programs. The instruments are described and…
Descriptors: Adults, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Development, Higher Education
Wilbur, Franklin P.; And Others – 1988
Descriptions of school-college partnership efforts are presented, and 11 ways that schools and colleges can work together to benefit high school students are identified for school principals. The information was obtained in 1986 via the National Survey of School-College Partnerships, a copy of which is appended. Approximately 85 programs are…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Advanced Placement, Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation
Short, Ronald – 1981
A survey was administered to 194 colleges and universities offering instructional technology graduate degree programs to obtain information for a current reference source on their admission and program requirements, degree emphases, enrollment and faculty data, program features, and curricula, for the year 1978-79. All of the institutions…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Comparative Analysis, Educational Technology, Enrollment
Hoffman, Preston Jones – 1988
A study gathered information about producers and distributors of unabridged books on cassette tape for the use of librarians engaged in collection development. Questionnaires were distributed to 48 public libraries and 45 producers/distributors. This report includes an introduction covering the history of this medium and a rationale for collecting…
Descriptors: Audiotape Cassettes, Library Collection Development, Library Material Selection, Policy
Guzzetti, Barbara J. – 1983
An extensive search of the literature and existing programs was undertaken to identify instruments that were being used to measure school effectiveness. Twenty-four instruments are currently available and are critiqued in this publication. Each critique reports the format and components of the instrument, its intended purpose and uses, reliability…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Evaluation
Stewart, Anne – 1984
In spring 1984, a survey was undertaken to determine what activities were being conducted by member institutions of the League for Innovation in the Community College to help staff members become more comfortable with and knowledgeable about computers. League members were asked to provide information on the current level of computer usage among…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education
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