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Nafukho, Fredrick Muyia; Wawire, Nelson H. W.; Lam, Penina Mungania – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (NJ3), 2011
Adult education is now considered a mainstream academic discipline in several African countries, and its importance in today's knowledge and "ideas" economies is growing steadily. It is provided by organisations such as public universities, training colleges, corporate universities and employers. The successful operation of educational…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Administration, Reading Materials, Adult Education
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Reading Teacher, 2008
Each year 12,500 school children from different regions of the United States read and vote on the newly published children's and young adults' trade books that they like best. The Children's Choices for 2008 list is the 34th in a series that first appeared as "Classroom Choices" in the November 1975 issue of "The Reading Teacher" (RT), a…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Books, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary Education
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Williams, Lunetta M.; Hedrick, Wanda B.; Tuschinski, Linda – Childhood Education, 2008
Motivating children to read on their own has been less of a priority than improving reading achievement in recent years, but many teachers are still asking, "How do I get my students to want to read?" The omission of motivation as a major component of reading instruction by the National Reading Panel (2000) was interpreted by many schools as a…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Independent Reading, Reading Achievement, Testing
Ivey, Gay; Fisher, Douglas – ASCD, 2006
When your school wants to do more to improve the literacy skills of secondary school students, here's a leadership plan that takes your program in a bold, new direction. Instead of focusing on isolated teaching strategies and textbooks, the authors introduce you to a whole-school program that emphasizes: (1) Exposing students in all subjects to…
Descriptors: Literacy, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Skill Development
DePasquale, Diann – School Administrator, 2005
For several years now the author of this article, has been teaching graduate courses in educational administration. In that time, she has developed strategies that help get the message across and inspire the next generation of school leaders. During her tenure as a part-time professor, she has honed methods to teach the introductory course to a…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Instructional Leadership, Introductory Courses, Educational Innovation
Miller, Mev – Feminist Collections, 1999
The contemporary women's movement, communicating largely through the written word, mistakenly ignored or failed to notice the following: (1) almost one quarter of American women (23%) had severely limited literacy skills; (2) for female heads of households, 75% of those with less than a high school diploma lived in poverty; (3) nearly 40% of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Access to Information, Adult Basic Education, Adult Educators
O'Rourke, James S., IV – 1992
This paper argues the importance of preparing business managers for a global marketplace and addresses who is responsible for the training and how to go about it. The establishment of an MBA (Master of Business Administration)-level course in intercultural communication is examined. Areas discussed involve determining what the goals of the course…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Communication Skills, Course Content, Cultural Awareness
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1986
Compiled by teachers, administrators, curriculum planners, and librarians, this list is intended to help local level curriculum planners and teachers select books for their reading programs and evaluate their literature programs, and to encourage students to read by improving their reading attitudes. To accommodate a variety of tastes, abilities,…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Childrens Literature, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education
Dole, Janice A.; Osborn, Jean – 1989
This report provides administrators and supervisors of reading programs with information to help them evaluate and select commercially developed reading materials. Part 1 opens with a description of the problems researchers studying the adoption of basal reading programs have observed and then offers suggestions (based on both research and…
Descriptors: Administrators, Basal Reading, High Schools, Inservice Teacher Education
Gaillard, Don; Mostaghel, Debbie – 1983
This project first identified the specific mathematics, reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills required of an entry-level electronics testing technician (ETT), using a modified DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) occupational analysis process. This approach involves a panel of expert workers from the electronics industry who analyze and…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Diagnostic Tests, Electronic Technicians, Entry Workers
Benavidez, Charlotte; Miyatake, George – 1983
This project first identified the duties and tasks required of an entry-level auto mechanic (AM) and an auto body worker (ABW), using a modified DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) occupational analysis process. In this process, a panel of local, expert workers determined the essential duties and tasks of their occupations. Next, the panel identified…
Descriptors: Auto Body Repairers, Auto Mechanics, Basic Skills, Diagnostic Tests
Anderson, Colette; Peterson, Louise – 1983
This project first identified the duties and tasks required of an entry-level retail salesperson, using the DACUM (Developing a Curriculum) occupational analysis process. In this process, a panel of local managers and expert workers determine the essential duties and tasks of their occupation. Next, the panel identified the specific basic skills…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Diagnostic Tests, Entry Workers, Evaluation Criteria
Gunderson, Doris V. – Office of Education, US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1963
This bulletin is the first in a series of summaries of research conducted in reading from 1955 to 1960. The publication includes both published and unpublished research during the 5-year period. The published research has been compiled largely from studies reported in educational periodicals. The unpublished research was made available through a…
Descriptors: Educational History, Annotated Bibliographies, Elementary School Students, Reading Research
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Lombard, Robert H., Ed.; And Others – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1994
Contends that, although the concept of integrating language arts or science activities to social studies can be a powerful instructional strategy, it may neglect social content. Suggests that social studies teachers introduce books to their colleagues in other subject areas so they can integrate social studies content into their instruction. (CFR)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Content Area Reading, Curriculum Development, Educational Strategies
Criscuolo, Nicholas P. – Illinois Schools Journal, 1986
Describes two newspaper-based ideas for each month of the school year. (LHW)
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Newspapers, Reading Instruction
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