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Fard, Maryam Heydari; Pirnajmuddin, Hossein – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
Willa Cather wrote "Death Comes for the Archbishop" and "Shadows on the Rock" based on the missionary life of Europeans in Quebec and New Mexico. In both novels she depicts a different type of colonizer-colonized relationship. The colonizers arrive with their stereotypical views about the natives to purportedly civilize them.…
Descriptors: Novels, Foreign Policy, Christianity, Interpersonal Relationship
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Shreve, Bradley – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2015
Today, Indigenous peoples worldwide are coming together to assert greater self-determination in higher education. The movement is built on shared experiences and underscores the importance of Indigenous ways of knowing. This article describes the ventures taken in pursuit of ensuring the future of higher education for Indigenous peoples. On behalf…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Indigenous Populations, Global Approach
Norrby, Catrin; Hajek, John – Multilingual Matters, 2011
This book brings together current research by leading international scholars on the often contentious nature of language policies and their practical outcomes in North America, Australia and Europe. It presents a range of perspectives from which to engage with a variety of pressing issues raised by multilingualism, multiculturalism, immigration,…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Service Occupations, Language Planning, Citizenship
Campus Technology, 2006
This article features the winners of this year's "Campus Technology Innovator" competition. The winners are: (1) Drexel University, Pennsylvania (outsourcing); (2) Darton College, Georgia (3D); (3) Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (ePortfolios); (4) University of Michigan (the Web); (5) University of Tennessee College of…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Competition, Rewards, Recognition (Achievement)
Haworth, Penny, Ed.; Craig, Cheryl, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2016
This volume identifies, illustrates, compares, contrasts and provides informed reflective commentary on the diverse career trajectories of English language teachers, teacher educators and researchers. Increased migration and globalisation pressures have led to dramatic changes in English language teaching over the last few decades. The resulting…
Descriptors: Career Development, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Gary, Nancy E., Ed.; Boelen, Charles, Ed.; Gastel, Barbara, Ed.; Ayers, William, Ed. – Academic Medicine, 1999
Proceedings of the conference on improving the social responsiveness of medical schools include papers on the role of medical schools in relation to societal needs, the missions of medical schools (from North American, European, African, and Asian perspectives), measuring social responsiveness (perspective of the United Kingdom, standard-setting,…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Case Studies, College Role, Conference Proceedings
Sherk, H. G.; Callihoe, H. – 1973
The report describes, in the form of transcribed interviews, cross-cultural programs in Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Montana, New Mexico and Arizona identified in a May, 1973, study-tour of cross-cultural education focusing upon people of Indian ancestry. The primary goal of these visits was to identify promising procedures and accomplishments in…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development
McNeil, Beth, Comp. – SPEC Kit, 2002
This SPEC (Systems and Procedures Exchange Center) Kit presents the results of a survey of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries designed to investigate the status of core competencies (i.e., the skills, knowledge, abilities, and attributes that employees across an organization are expected to have to contribute successfully…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Competence, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Soete, George J., Comp.; Zimmerman, Glen, Comp. – 1999
This SPEC (Systems and Procedures Exchange Center) Kit and Flyer reports results of a survey conducted in January 1999 that examined how ARL (Association of Research Libraries) member libraries assure the safety and security of persons, library materials, physical facilities, furnishings, computer equipment, etc. Forty-five of the 122 ARL member…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Security, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Zabel, Diane, Comp.; And Others – 1992
This report presents the results of a survey of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) members about the current climate and practices regarding flexible work arrangements. Data are reported on the availability of schedule flexibility, job exchange, part-time arrangements, and leaves, as well as information about faculty status, tenure,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Flexible Working Hours, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Adams, Karen L., Ed.; Brink, Daniel T., Ed. – 1990
Essays on the campaign to establish English as the United States' official language include: "Official Languages and Language Planning" (Richard Ruiz); "Una lingua, una patria?: Is Monolingualism Beneficial or Harmful to a Nation's Unity?" (David F. Marshall and Roseann D. Gonzalez); "Canadian Perspectives on Official…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Classroom Communication