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Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
These proceedings contain the papers of the 13th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2016), October 28-30, 2016, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by the University of Mannheim, Germany, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Technological Advancement
Online Submission, 2010
The 4th international conference "Nation and Language: Modern Aspects of Socio-Linguistic Development" continues an eight-year old tradition. The conference is organized by Kaunas University of Technology Panevezys Institute and aims to bring scientists and researchers together for a general scientific discussion on new trends in…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Language Maintenance, Language Attitudes, Higher Education
Research Institute for Higher Education, Hiroshima University, 2008
This year the Research Institute for Higher Education in Hiroshima University hosted an international conference in close collaboration with Hijiyama University. The main purpose of the 2008 conference was to enable the participants to give preliminary country/regional reports based on their national/regional surveys. This publication reports the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 2001
The Communication Theory and Methodology section of the proceedings contains the following 12 selected papers: "Innovativeness and Perceptions of Faculty Innovation Champions on the Diffusion of World Wide Web Course Features" (Patrick J. Sutherland); "A Communication 'Mr. Fit'? Living with No Significant Difference" (Fiona…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Agenda Setting, Bias, Censorship
Grey, D. R., Ed.; And Others – 1983
The first volume of these conference proceedings includes an introductory talk (on why statistics should be taught), three plenary papers (discussing stochastics at the school level in the age of the computer, optimum balance between statistical theory and applications in teaching, and the relevance of statistical training), and 35 invited papers.…
Descriptors: Calculators, Case Studies, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary Secondary Education
Salley, Charles D., Ed.; And Others – 1979
Proceedings of the 1979 conference of the Southern Association for Institutional Research (SAIR) are presented. The conference theme was the future of institutional research. Contents include reports of preconference workshops, speeches, panel reports, abstracts of papers, and reports pertaining to the affairs of the SAIR. Documents and authors…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Adult Education, Collective Bargaining, College Administration
American Statistical Association, Washington, DC. – 1979
Twenty-two papers and discussions presented at the 1979 annual meeting of the American Statistical Association are reproduced. Papers dealing with student evaluation of instruction include "An Analysis of Student Evaluation of Instruction and Relationships Among Salary, Chairman's Ratings, and Student Ratings of Faculty," by Alvin C. Rencher;…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mathematical Models, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction
Solmon, Lewis C.; Scott, Robert A. – 1979
Some possible solutions to the shortage of faculty jobs are addressed in two papers. In "PhDs in Nonacademic Careers: Are There Good Jobs," Lewis C. Solmon evaluates the prospects for nonacademic jobs for humanists, scientists, engineers, and social scientists, based on three separate studies. Projections on the probable major of undergraduates…
Descriptors: Administrators, Business, College Administration, College Faculty
New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington. – 1993
This publication contains the proceedings of a conference on the universities, labor market, the academic labor pool, and society's needs for educated workers in New Zealand. Following background information on the conference, a list of participants, and a conference program; the texts of the two keynote presentations are given including questions…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries
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
Taylor, Barbara – AAHE Bulletin, 1984
Efforts to monitor the financial condition of colleges and universities have arisen from concerns about the effects of economic and demographic pressures. Researchers have attempted to monitor financial condition through two types of research: subjective studies and objective financial indicator studies. Subjective analyses can be useful for…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Economic Factors, Educational Finance, Evaluation Criteria
Belanger, Charles H., Ed. – 1984
Planning, quality, and efficiency in universities are addressed in the proceedings of the 1984 forum of the European Association for Institutional Research. In addition to quality and efficiency in higher education, the 12 papers and 22 abstracts cover: evaluation of research and programs, the application of statistical techniques, strategic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Planning, Educational Quality, Financial Problems
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies. – 1978
A description of the structure and approach of a workshop held to identify and explore important issues relating to the future of Japanese collections in academic and research libraries is provided, as well as eight papers presented at the workshop together with written reactions to the papers by other workshop participants. Topics covered…
Descriptors: Area Studies, College Libraries, Foreign Countries, Higher 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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