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Steele, Richard D., Ed.; Gerrey, William, Ed. – 1987
This volume's 301 papers are organized by 16 special interest groups, including: service delivery practice, personal transportation, augmentative and alternative communication, prosthetics and orthotics, quantitative assessment, service delivery policy, technology transfer, sensory aids, wheeled mobility and seating, electrical stimulation,…
Descriptors: Biomechanics, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Computers, Delivery Systems
Technology Univ.-Sydney, Broadway (Australia). Research Centre for Vocational Education and Training. – 1999
This publication is comprised of 12 position papers from the National Equity Workshop held at the University of Technology Sidney (Australia) at which participants summarized their positions on the way equity should be understood, their views on the strengths and weaknesses of current vocational education and training (VET) policy, and what they…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Community Organizations, Correctional Education
Treagust, David F., Ed.; Fraser, Barry J., Ed. – 1984
There are many approaches to studying the classroom environment. This publication is a collection of papers presented at the fourth Research Seminar and Workshop at the Western Australian Institute of Technology on educational research in the classroom. The four papers contained in this document describe various approaches and perspectives to…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Methods, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Hatfield, V. Sue, Ed. – 1987
The following papers were presented at a joint conference of the Mountain Plains Library Association, the North Dakota Library Association, and the South Dakota Library Association in September 1987: (1) "Catalog Backlog Project" (Kay Juricek, Tedine Roos, and Carol White); (2) "How Are We Doing? Using a Materials Availability…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Cataloging, Computer Software, Higher Education
Genovesi, Giovanni, Ed. – 1986
This collection, the last of four volumes on the history of compulsory education among the nations of Europe and the western hemisphere, analyzes statistics, methodology, reforms, and new tendencies. Twelve of the document's 18 articles are written in English, 3 are written in French and 3 are in Italian. Summaries accompany most articles; three…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational History
Weiss, David J., Ed. – 1985
This report contains the Proceedings of the 1982 Item Response Theory and Computerized Adaptive Testing Conference. The papers and their discussions are organized into eight sessions: (1) "Developments in Latent Trait Theory," with papers by Fumiko Samejima and Michael V. Levine; (2) "Parameter Estimation," with papers by…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Adaptive Testing, Branching, Computer Assisted Testing
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King, Elizabeth M.; Lillard, Lee A. – Economics of Education Review, 1987
Aggregate schooling levels have risen greatly since the 1960's in Malaysia and the Philippines. This paper examines the extent to which indivduals' family background and government educational policies together influence schooling levels. Results suggest that policies have significantly affected attainment and distribution levels in both…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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McMahon, Walter W. – Economics of Education Review, 1987
Discusses the overall efficiency of investment in primary and secondary education and technology transfer via investment both in physical capital and higher education in 30 of the poorest African countries. A high (21.2 percent) rate of return to investment in primary and secondary education was found. Includes six tables and 20 references. (MLH)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Soon, Lee-Ying – Economics of Education Review, 1987
Incorporates occupational choice into a model of wage determination and self-employment activities. The self-selection model stresses managerial ability and capital market imperfections in determining an individual's choice between wage and self-employment. Results show different earning structures and partly confirm the human capital model.…
Descriptors: Capital, Career Choice, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries