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Holford, John, Ed.; Jarvis, Peter, Ed.; Griffin, Colin, Ed. – 1998
This book contains 30 papers providing international perspectives on lifelong learning. The following papers are included: "Edgar Faure after 25 Years" (Roger Boshier); "Public Rhetoric and Public Policy" (Colin Griffin); "Lifelong Learning and the European Union" (Barry J. Hake); "Critical Perspectives and New…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Apartheid, Case Studies, Change Strategies
Nuhfer, Edward; Blodgett, Michael; Fleisher, Steven; Griffin, John – Metropolitan Universities, 2010
Faculty development yields benefits by increasing skills in instruction that translate into increased student success and retention. Tenure and non-tenure faculty have similar support needs, and developers can best aid all through being cognizant of the demands placed on them and employing approaches that respect faculty time. Proven helpful…
Descriptors: Tenure, Focus Groups, Workshops, Faculty Development
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Bolkan, San; Griffin, Darrin John; Holmgren, Jennifer Linn; Hickson, Mark, III – Communication Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to ascertain who the most prolific scholars (top one percent) in Communication Studies were as a function of their publication rates in 24 journals for the last five years. In addition, we sought to determine the most prolific scholars in a subset of journals considered to be most central to our discipline. Results…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Discipline, Journal Articles, Faculty Publishing
Griffin, John – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 1981
Discusses why midlife career change occurs, the number and type of people it affects, and how it causes problems (financially, emotionally, etc.). A list of selected studies of midlife career change is provided. (CT)
Descriptors: Career Change, Job Satisfaction, Labor Turnover, Middle Aged Adults
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Griffin, John B., Jr. – Journal of Medical Education, 1983
Medical students performed less well on examinations about drug abuse problems and patient management than on traditional medical board examinations. The best knowledge was of pharmacology of drug abuse, Alcoholics Anonymous, and treatment of delirium tremens. Students knew less about metabolic and biochemical areas, emergency-room treatment, and…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Biochemistry, Clinical Diagnosis, Curriculum Development
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Griffin, John M. – Community College Review, 1980
Highlights a study to determine which personality traits (e.g., locus of control, academic self-concept, and study habits and attitudes) and biographical characteristics (e.g., age, sex, race, and marital status) of community college and technical institute students correlate significantly with grade point average and academic success. (AYC)
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Community Colleges, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables
Griffin, John Q.; Ed. – Exceptional Parent, 1978
The article discusses how parents of disabled children can take vacationsat home, which may be more practical in such circumstances than traveling would be. (DLS)
Descriptors: Family Environment, Handicapped Children, Leaves of Absence, Parent Responsibility
Griffin, John Michael – 1978
The correlation between specific personality and biographical variables and the grade point average (GPA) of 211 first quarter community college and technical institute students was investigated using the Adult Nowicki Strickland Internal-External scale to determine locus of control, the Post High School Self-Concept of Academic Ability scale, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age, Community Colleges, Ethnic Groups
Griffin, John D. – School Guidance Worker, 1985
Discusses the ways in which physical and mental health became the concerns of educators. Describes the evolution of classes for children who were found to be retarded in the early 1900s. Reviews the history and development of mental health services in schools, which eventually led to school guidance programs. (BH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Mental Health, Physical Health
Griffin, John Howard – 1970
Drawing upon his experience as a white man who "changed his pigmentation" and lived the life of a black man, the author attempts "to put you in another man's mind" and apply his experience to today's events. In addition, he seeks to show that there is a wide gap between intellectual acceptance of equality and real emotional…
Descriptors: Black Attitudes, Black Community, Communication Problems, Culture Conflict
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Griffin, John J.; And Others – Journal of Chemical Education, 1977
Presents an experiment for determining the pH of shampoo. (SL)
Descriptors: Chemical Analysis, Chemistry, Instructional Materials, Laboratory Experiments
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Griffin, John J.; And Others – Journal of Chemical Education, 1979
Describes a nuclear debris collector which removes trace substances from the lower atmosphere during rainfall. Suggests that the collector could be implemented into courses at various educational levels and could result in developing a network for monitoring the geographical extent of nuclear contamination. (Author/SA)
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Civil Defense, Nuclear Warfare, Radiation
GRIFFIN, JOHN HOWARD; FREEDMAN, THEODORE – 1956
THIS REPORT OF A FIELD STUDY DESCRIBES THE CONFLICT WHICH RESULTED FROM SCHOOL DESEGREGATION EFFORTS IN 1956 IN MANSFIELD, TEXAS. THIS WAS THE FIRST SCHOOL SYSTEM IN THE STATE WHICH WAS ORDERED TO DESEGREGATE. THE REPORT IS IN TWO PARTS--(1) BACKGROUND INFORMATION ON THE COMMUNITY AND A CHRONOLOGY OF EVENTS, AND (2) PERSONAL IMPRESSIONS BY ONE OF…
Descriptors: Blacks, Community Study, Conflict, Desegregation Plans
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Griffin, John J.; Driscoll, Joseph R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1974
Discusses an experiment on determination of vegetative radioactivity resulting from nuclear tests. Included is a detailed description of experimental procedures. (CC)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College School Cooperation, Instructional Materials, Radiation Effects
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Griffin, John J.; Driscoll, Joseph R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1973
Descriptors: Chemistry, College School Cooperation, Instruction, Radiation
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