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Hone, Karen A. – 1984
This inventory of model programs in rural postsecondary education is part of a larger project to provide current research and resource information to rural educators and policy makers. The inventory is illustrative--not comprehensive or exhaustive--and results from mailing 805 survey instruments which elicited 251 responses and 183 candidates for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Community Colleges
McCannon, Roger S. – 1985
National data collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) in 1981 (11,754 adults) and regional augmentation data collected in 1984 (812 adults) were analyzed to provide--in profile form--baseline information to assist practitioners and policy makers in having a better understanding of the educational needs of rural adult…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Age, Certification
Hutinger, Patricia, Ed.; Smith-Dickson, Bonnie, Ed. – 1982
Texts of two keynote addresses, synopses of workshop proceedings, and a detailed conference evaluation comprise this report of a conference planned to foster information exchange and collaboration--networking--among rural early intervention professionals. The address by Barbara Zang discusses specific skills and techniques for influencing state…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Agency Cooperation, Community Information Services, Delivery Systems
Goforth, Joan L. – 1976
The Rural Education Program (REP) is funded to develop a strategy--the Rural Futures Development (RFD) Strategy--that encourages local initiative and participation in educational change. The strategy was installed in the San Juan School District in southeastern Utah (Site "A") from August 1974 to June 1976 and represented the first…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Anglo Americans, Change Agents, Change Strategies
Anderson, Jane, Ed.; Zachary, Nina C., Ed. – 1985
Nine research papers, written by college-bound Choctaw high school students, discuss the history and culture of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. In developing the papers students read current and historical texts, conducted interviews with tribal members and tribal employees, and developed survey questionnaires. Two reports discuss the…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indians
Smith, Nick L.; Smith, Jana Kay – 1984
This report provides evidence on the amount and types of cost analysis activities currently done in educational evaluation. The results of three studies undertaken to document the actual use of cost methods are discussed. The first study is a review of cost studies conducted in health evaluation. The second study examines all cost studies…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Cost Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Owens, Thomas R. – 1984
A followup study collected data from and concerning 1981 high school graduates and early leavers from 19 schools throughout Oregon in order to determine the effects of vocational training on employment and further education beyond high school. Data from 1,296 former students, 672 of whom had taken at least one year of vocational cluster courses,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Dropout Research, Dropouts
Birk, Janice M.; Colby, Pamela G. – 1985
This learning module, one in a series of competency-based guidance program training packages focusing upon professional and paraprofessional competencies of guidance personnel, deals with providing career guidance to girls and women. Addressed in the module are the following topics: society's influence on shaping differential roles and behaviors…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Check Lists
Cook, Patricia; Stewart, Ellen – 1985
This learning module, one in a series of competency-based guidance program training packages focusing upon professional and paraprofessional competencies of guidance personnel, deals with meeting the guidance needs of older adults. Addressed in the module are the following topics: describing a negative and a positive bias, stereotype, or attitude…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Age Discrimination, Aging (Individuals), Attitude Change
Lancaster, Anita Sklare – 1985
This learning module, one in a series of competency-based guidance program training packages focusing upon professional and paraprofessional competencies of guidance personnel, deals with assisting clients with equity rights and responsibilities. Addressed in the module are the following topics: defining various terms related to equality of…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Check Lists
Pfister, Linda A. – 1985
This learning module, one in a series of competency-based guidance program training packages focusing upon professional and paraprofessional competencies of guidance personnel, deals with reporting results of program evaluation and using results to make key administrative decisions. Addressed in the module are the following topics: evaluating…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Change Strategies, Check Lists
Thomas, Cheryl; And Others – 1983
Examining the economic status of Native women in Alaska, this report compares the economic well being of Native women to other women in the state and nation, looks at factors contributing to their economic status, and makes positive action recommendations. Based on 1970 and 1980 census data, chapter I analyzes the 50% increase of Alaska Native…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, Economic Factors, Economic Opportunities, Economic Status
Zavaleta, Tony; And Others – 1985
The sister cities of Brownsville, Texas and H. Matamoros Tamaulipas represent a microcosm of United States-Mexico border cities. The combined characteristics of urban poverty, an agricultural-based economy and high unemployment, in a predominantly Hispanic population, coupled with a high percentage of illegal aliens produce a situation of poor…
Descriptors: Auditory Evaluation, Census Figures, Community Surveys, Dental Evaluation
Campbell, William E.; Hemenway, David A. – 1985
In spring 1984, a survey was conducted by Montgomery College (MC) to ascertain the postsecondary educational goals of Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) 11th grade students; to understand students' perceptions of MC; to identify the criteria students use in college selection; and to assess the needs of entering students. Students at 18 of the…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Educational Attitudes, Educational Needs, High School Students
American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA. – 1984
Information on sources of student financial aid for the 1985-1986 academic year is provided, along with an overview of need analysis in general, and the American College Testing Program (ACT) system. This guide, which is designed for counselors, provides answers to more than 100 frequently-asked questions about financial aid, and a description of…
Descriptors: College Students, Eligibility, Family Income, Federal Aid
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