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Reagan, Timothy, Ed.; Sagintayeva, Aida, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
This publication presents a diverse collection written by a well-respected group of speakers and authors which includes government leaders, policy makers, education experts and administrators from all over the higher education world. The papers collected hereunder represent the conference proceedings of the Eurasian Higher Education Leaders' Forum…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Governance
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2012
This report offers practical suggestions for literacy practitioners and program administrators on how to use webinar and webcasting technologies to promote and market literacy. The report is divided into sections on how to use webinars for learners, for staff and volunteers and to engage the general community. A checklist of tips to use on the day…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Internet, Marketing, Computer Uses in Education
Tran, Thu H. – Online Submission, 2011
Because idioms are omnipresent in the authentic language students are exposed to, to successfully comprehend and produce natural language, learners of a second or foreign language need to possess a good knowledge of idioms and competence in idiom use. This paper examines the approaches to teaching and learning idioms. A discussion of the…
Descriptors: Language Patterns, Figurative Language, Language Proficiency, English (Second Language)
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2011
This annotated bibliography surveys key resources and research related specifically to language learning and literacy. It focuses on resources that will be valuable to teaching professionals and researchers who specialize in the areas of foreign and second language teaching, language arts and first and second language literacy. Significant…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Alternative Assessment, Annotated Bibliographies, Second Language Instruction
Kersten, Kristin; Fischer, Uta; Burmeister, Petra; Lommel, Annette; Schelletter, Christina; Steinlen, Anja K.; Thomas, Shannon – Online Submission, 2010
Immersion programmes in primary schools have gained more and more recognition over the last decades. Every new immersion school faces the problem of providing a concept which will be put into practise with the help of personnel who have normally not been trained specifically for this task. The purpose of this guide is to answer frequently asked…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Elementary Education, Second Language Instruction, Multilingualism
Sheridan, Susan Rich – Online Submission, 2009
An emphasis on scribbles and drawing as important brain-building behavior makes this book's Neuroconstructive theory of child development and Scribbling/Drawing/Writing practice unique. A child's brain builds itself in response to genetics, DNA codes, and the environment. One of the pre-determined ways a child's brain naturally builds itself is by…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Freehand Drawing, Writing Skills
Meece, Darrell; Rivers, Linda; Wingate, Kimberly – Online Submission, 2009
The quality of the verbal environment sets the stage for young children's developing perceptions of themselves and others. This document provides hands-on, practical advice for practitioners to support children's self-perception and coping skills by establishing and maintaining a positive verbal environment. Positive verbal environments enhance…
Descriptors: Young Children, Coping, Guidance, Social Development
Dash, Neena – Online Submission, 2009
The purpose of this paper is to present the status of integrated education for children with special needs in the State of Sikkim, to study the various support services required for children with special needs for their successful completion of primary education, to ascertain the academic support provided to children with special needs in the…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Elementary School Students, Disabilities, Inclusive Schools
McCornac, Dennis C. – Online Submission, 2008
Vietnam has made remarkable progress over the past two decades in its transition to a market economy resulting in numerous changes to both its social and economic institutions. It is a nation at peace focusing on economic development and integrating into the world economy. Although the tragic events in Vietnam's history cannot be forgotten, the…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Privatization, Free Enterprise System, Foreign Countries
Parsons, Jim; Kieser, Doris; McRae, Phil; Doherty, Maryanne – Online Submission, 2007
This paper outlines a symposium that brings together professors and graduate students from the University of Alberta to address the implications of site visitations on a graduate e-learning program within the Faculty of Education. The Master of Education in Educational Studies program is designed for the alternate, flexible delivery of graduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Urban Areas, Graduate Students, Online Courses
Camacho, Dawn; Cook, Vickie – Online Submission, 2007
How can schools effectively prepare students for life after high school? With the accountability standards set forth by the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), there are many theories regarding standardized testing. Many schools today are adopting the goal of preparing all students for the college or the workplace. This review of current literature…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Teaching Methods, Testing, Standardized Tests
Savich, Carl – Online Submission, 2007
This paper reviewed the research literature on graduation rates in U.S. high schools to evaluate and assess the findings. The methodology employed was to determine the measuring method that researchers used in reaching their findings. The strengths and weaknesses of the method employed were then analyzed. Flaws and inaccuracies were examined and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Graduation Rate, Dropout Rate, Measurement Techniques
Cloud, Michelle; Kritsonis, William Allan – Online Submission, 2006
Presently in America, children are living in a society where an often unhealthy emphasis is placed on an individual's external appearance. It is incumbent upon all individuals charged with the responsibility of rearing young people to help them develop a positive and healthy self-image. This essay is intended to assist educators in recognizing the…
Descriptors: Eating Disorders, Culture, Identification
Spence, Nancy – Online Submission, 2006
Records show that school enrollment for girls is still lagging behind in some areas in the Asia and Pacific region, which poses challenge for the region to achieve Education for All (EFA) by 2015. And girls' labor in the Asia and Pacific region continues to constitute a major obstacle towards gender parity in education, another EFA target. Girls'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Educational Opportunities, Child Labor
Online Submission, 2006
The "EFA (Education For All) Global Monitoring Report 2006" estimates that about 100 million children of primary school age, 55 percent of them girls, are not enrolled in primary school. UNESCO Bangkok, the Consortium for Street Children and Childhope Asia initiated the "Promotion of Improved Learning Opportunities for Street…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Modules, Case Studies, Homeless People
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