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Association for Continuing Higher Education, Norman, OK. – 1978
Papers and summaries of workshop presentations from the fortieth annual meeting of the Association for Continuing Higher Education are compiled in this publication. The four major addresses include: "Public Policy and Lifelong Learning--How the Government Views Continuing Education" (Lloyd Davis); "The Past Is Prologue--The First Forty Years:…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Educational Economics, Educational History
Smith, Wendell L., Ed. – 1983
This volume discusses the Airlie House Lifelong Learning Leaders Retreat and also contains the texts of papers presented during the retreat. Included in the first section of the volume are the following consultants' position papers: "An Opportunity for Cooperation," by Lloyd Davis; "Thoughts on Developing America's Human Resources…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Cooperative Programs, Educational Change
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Roblyer, M. D.; Davis, Lloyd – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2008
Virtual schooling has the potential to offer K-12 students increased access to educational opportunities not available locally, but comparatively high dropout rates continue to be a problem, especially for the underserved students most in need of these opportunities. Creating and using prediction models to identify at-risk virtual learners, long a…
Descriptors: Prediction, Predictor Variables, Success, Virtual Classrooms
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Roblyer, M. D.; Davis, Lloyd; Mills, Steven C.; Marshall, Jon; Pape, Liz – American Journal of Distance Education, 2008
Two lines of research have emerged to study the causes and prevention of student failure in virtual (K-12) schools: studies of learner characteristics and studies of learning environment characteristics. To develop a useful model for predicting failure and promoting success in virtual school environments, a study was designed to measure the…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Models
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Davis, Lloyd – Journal of Intergroup Relations, 1999
Urges young people to concentrate on building new bridges of hope and renewal to the 21st century, noting the work of Martin Luther King, Jr. Encourages youths to challenge their peers to prepare for the new century by striving to change social inequalities and reaching across artificial barriers to ensure that each member of society shares fully…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights
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Davis, Lloyd – English in Australia, 1999
Offers an overview of contrasts and similarities in various approaches to Shakespeare studies. Discusses how a shift in perspectives from grappling with tragic moral themes to examining aesthetic and semantic complexity represents a productive way to respond to Shakespeare. (NH)
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Reader Response
Davis, Lloyd – 1988
This study evaluated the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Word Processing Center by surveying faculty and administrative use of word processing and personal computers. Questionnaires were sent to all faculty and academic and administrative departments, and 130 responses were received from faculty, 33 from academic departments, and 47 from…
Descriptors: Administrators, College Faculty, Higher Education, Microcomputers
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Davis, Lloyd D. – Community College Review, 1997
Assesses the concept of community at institutions of higher education. Compares community college, private college, and university faculty responses to a questionnaire focusing on six broad ideals that define community: disciplined, purposeful, caring, open, celebrative, and just. Concludes that faculty strongly perceive elements of community,…
Descriptors: College Environment, College Faculty, College Role, Collegiality
Davis, Lloyd D.; And Others – 1976
A study was conducted in 1974 to assess the state of academic computer use both at the national level and at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), and to recommend strategies for the development and maintenance of quality computing facilities at UTC. The report summarizes findings collected during faculty surveys, discussions with…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Educational Finance
True, John F.; Davis, Lloyd D. – 1977
The computer services program at the University of Tennessee is described in terms of (1) goals, (2) computer services organization, (3) academic services, (4) administrative services, (5) research services, (6) public services, (7) user education, (8) coordination with outside agencies, and (9) administrative policies. The above services,…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Agency Cooperation, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
Page, Paul R.; Davis, Lloyd D. – American School Board Journal, 1994
A comparison of two Tennessee school districts revealed that the district with in-house pupil transportation spent less than the district that contracted for the service. A sidebar discusses the characteristics of small vs. large contractors for school buses. (MLF)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Privatization