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Aisha, Bibi; Zamri, Sharifa NorulAkmar Syed; Abdallah, Nabeel; Abedalaziz, Mohammad; Ahmad, Mushtaq; Satti, Umbreen – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
In this study, different factors affecting students' differential equations (DEs) solving abilities were explored at pre university level. To explore main factors affecting students' differential equations problem solving ability, articles for a 19-year period, from 1996 to 2015, were critically reviewed and analyzed. It was revealed that…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Secondary School Students, Literature Reviews
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Nicholas, Mark A. – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2006
Western New York's Allegany Seneca Reservation was a troubled place. John Peirce, one of many Allegany chiefs, could only lament in 1821 how a political situation had spiraled out of control: "war had risen amongst them." Within a span of a few years, Quakers operating a schoolhouse on Seneca lands had ripped apart the Allegany people.…
Descriptors: Diaries, Politics, Student Attitudes, American Indian Reservations
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Greenfeld, Philip J. – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2001
Clarence Hawkins, a White Mountain Apache, escaped from the Albuquerque Indian School around 1920. His 300-mile trip home, made with two other boys, exemplifies the reaction of many Indian youths to the American government's plans for cultural assimilation. The tale is told in the form of traditional Apache narrative. (TD)
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Students
Woods, Roscoe – Mathematics in College, 1983
This article first appeared in the American Mathematical Monthly in January 1929. In addition to some general concerns, six reasons for lethargic student attitudes are discussed. Stressed is the need to keep mathematics instruction in the hands of teachers prepared to teach mathematics. (MNS)
Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Higher Education, Interests
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Robinson, Richard D. – Reading Horizons, 1980
Provides selected quotations about reading from great writers of the past (MKM)
Descriptors: Authors, Elementary Secondary Education, Lifelong Learning, Reading
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Altbach, Philip G. – Higher Education, 1979
The relative calm of the 1970s is contrasted with the activism of the 1960s in American universities. Some explanations for the current lack of political concern on campus are offered, including the lack of clearly threatening foreign policy issues, economic problems, and disillusionment with past politics. (JMF)
Descriptors: Activism, American Culture, Apathy, College Students
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Angelo, Richard – History of Education Quarterly, 1979
Describing events and trends at Pennsylvania universities over a period of 33 years during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the article focuses on expansion of university services, background and characteristics of students, educational objectives, and occupations of graduates. (DB)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Occupations
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Sanders, Katrina M. – Journal of Intergroup Relations, 1999
Discusses multicultural education, explaining that it was developed in response to concerns about Americans' anxiety over mass immigration into the country during the early 1900s. Describes five goals of multicultural education, notes methods of and obstacles to multicultural education over the years, and presents implications for contemporary…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Intergroup Relations
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Hickey, M. Gail – Social Education, 1998
Asks what teachers must know about ethnic backgrounds to facilitate instruction for immigrant students, how cultural values in the United States and values of specific ethnic groups diverge, and how teachers can improve their understanding of other cultures. Answers through firsthand accounts from research interviews with students who are recent…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Immigrants
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Horowitz, Helen Lefkowitz – Educational Record, 1989
On each campus exists a social order that has persisted from an earlier time. In the 1960s, cultural currents strong enough to feel like a revolution in consciousness opened new ways of thinking and behaving. Collegiate rebellion has returned as the children of the 1960s rebels enter college. (MLW)
Descriptors: Activism, College Environment, College Students, Cultural Traits
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Mihesuah, Devon – American Indian Quarterly, 1991
Opened in 1851, the Cherokee Male Seminary was the first nonsectarian secondary school west of the Mississippi River. It fulfilled the goals of the Cherokee national council to prepare students for higher education, promote the Cherokee economy, and expose children to white values and lifestyle. (SV)
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Education, American Indian History, Boarding Schools
Rothstein, Samuel – Library Journal, 1985
Discusses six theories or explanations for the remarkable persistence of criticism of library schools: conservatism, backgrounds of library school deans and directors, library educators, importance of socialization in professional education, the library student personality, and attitudes toward librarianship. An anthology of 97 years of criticism…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, History
Cantor, Muriel G.; Cantor, Joel M. – Television & Children, 1984
Traces historical development of soap operas and presents results of surveys conducted with college students to determine how viewing affects their behavior, attitudes, and beliefs. Results indicate students neither seek nor take advice from soap operas whereas early radio soap opera listeners sought practical explanations of appropriate behavior…
Descriptors: Audiences, Behavior Change, College Students, Ethics
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Schamel, Charles E.; Schamel, Wynell B. – Social Education, 1998
Summarizes the story of Don Henry, a student at the University of Kansas in the 1930s, focusing on how he became a communist after he left home and later went to fight in the the Spanish Civil War. Provides a teaching activity on the role of universities in influencing students and their beliefs. (CMK)
Descriptors: Communism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Personality Change
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Bernard, Robert M.; Lundgren-Cayrol, Karin – Canadian Journal of Educational Communication, 1991
Examines the major changes that have occurred in the field of educational technology (ET) during the years 1968-89 from three perspectives: (1) the professional literature, (2) the curriculum of Concordia University's (Quebec) graduate program in ET, and (3) the views of 408 Concordia graduate students. Results are analyzed and resulting trends…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Change, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development
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