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Hardwick, Jon William – 1975
The purpose of this study was to discuss ideas on the nature of filmmaking, filmmakers, and viewers; provide a philosophy of teaching filmmaking for art education; survey the growth of filmmaking-in-school curriculums; show the development and operation of the National Endowment for the Arts and Office of Education Filmmakers-in-the-Schools…
Descriptors: Art Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Doctoral Dissertations, Film Production
Zarate, Narcisa – 1976
Factors which relate to academic success for university freshmen were investigated. Objectives were to: determine which of six independent variables were most highly related to and predictive of a 2.0 (C) cumulative grade point average (GPA), the dependent variable, for two consecutive quarters; determine which combination of factors could most…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Anglo Americans, College Entrance Examinations, College Freshmen
Fania, Josie – 1993
To ascertain whether libraries are providing materials, services, and programs to their Spanish-speaking communities, a 26-item questionnaire was mailed to 37 public library directors in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah. Thirty-one completed questionnaires were returned, yielding a response rate of 81%. The majority of libraries were found…
Descriptors: Library Collections, Library Services, Library Surveys, Minority Groups
Blackburn, Susan Fleming – 1976
The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a structured listening program on 220 first-, second-, and third-grade students enrolled in Title I schools in the ALbuquerque, New Mexico, public school system. All of the students were given the Educational Testing Service's Cooperative Primary Tests: Listening, and the author's own…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research, Experimental Programs, Instructional Programs
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Kingsbury, Ramona Lee Bent – 1974
The study ascertained through standardized tests, if a bilingual educational program had an effect on spoken English proficiency of native Spanish speakers in Las Cruces, New Mexico. The sample consisted of 34 fourth grade children enrolled in the Sustained Primary Program for Bilingual Students in the Las Cruces Public School System. The subjects…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, English (Second Language), Language Fluency, Language Proficiency
Frieder-Vierra, Andrea – 1975
This study investigated whether summer vacation accounts for more of the reading achievement gap between minority and non-minority children than does the school year. To test for the summer effect, the reading subtests of the Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills were administered to approximately 1,200 fifth-grade children in 15 public schools in…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Grade 5, Intermediate Grades, Mexican Americans
Juarez, John R. – 1975
The purposes of this study were to determine if single language instruction was more efficacious than bilingual instruction in a science context and to investigate the transfer of learning science content and process skills from one language to another. Fifth-grade children from four schools in New Mexico who had had bilingual education for at…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Research
Lerch, Robert Donald – 1971
Students enrolled in the introductory physics laboratory at New Mexico State University participated in this study. A stated set of objectives, developed by Dr. John M. Fowler of the Commission on College Physics, was used in the laboratory. This study attempted to measure student achievement based on the use of these objectives as opposed to the…
Descriptors: College Science, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Objectives, Educational Research
Richards, Beverly – 1998
This research study was conducted to determine if certain characteristics were consistently present in students who completed self-paced study courses, as opposed to those who did not. The survey was conducted at the Santa Fe Community College Flex Lab (New Mexico), which was designed to provide students with an alternative, self-paced method of…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Dropout Rate
Serrano, Hector M. – 1972
In the area of the arts, the Mexican American has discovered a rich cultural heritage which gives him a strong sense of pride and a deep feeling of satisfaction. A new interest in the literature of Mexico and the Southwestern states of Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and California has started the Chicano people reading classic and modern…
Descriptors: Characterization, Cultural Awareness, Drama, Hispanic American Literature
Healey, Gary W. – 1969
The purposes of this study were to determine: (1) if differences existed in the self-concept among Negro, Anglo, and Spanish American students; and (2) the extent to which these differences were influenced by ethnic group membership, socioeconomic position, sex, or the interaction among these variables. This study was carried out in a New Mexico…
Descriptors: Black Students, Ethnic Groups, Junior High School Students, Mexican Americans
Casavantes, Edward Joseph – 1973
Two sets of data from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights' Mexican American Education Study were selected for analysis in the areas of (1) comparative reading achievement rates of Mexican Americans and black students; and (2) differential in-grade retention rates of Anglo, Mexican American, and black students. Two separate issues were examined.…
Descriptors: Blacks, Doctoral Dissertations, Educationally Disadvantaged, Equal Education
Suchorski, Joan M. – 1987
One of the most significant developments in higher education over the past decade has been the increased linkages between colleges and other organizations and institutions. A prominent and fast-growing form of linkage is contract training. Contract training refers to an arrangement in which a business, a government agency, or a community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contract Training, Economic Development, Educational Trends
McKenney, Ruth Smith – 1976
Analyzed was the performance of 36 third grade children with various reading and articulation skills in blending selected syllables across three modes of presentation. Ss were divided into three groups: one with normal reading and speech skills, one with below grade-level reading skills and normal speech skills, and one with grade-level reading…
Descriptors: Articulation Impairments, Articulation (Speech), Consonants, Elementary Education