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Adele, Niame; Rack, Christine – Academe, 2008
In this article, the authors provide a description of the academic climate in New Mexico. Like many other places in the world today, New Mexico is trying to find an identity in an environment that the authors label "increasingly privatized, corporatized, and militarized." New Mexico's higher education salaries are lower than those in…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Salary Wage Differentials, Nontenured Faculty, College Administration
Ancker, William P. – English Teaching Forum, 2012
In this article, the author reminisces the time he went to Georgetown University to interview Dr. James Alatis and compares the career of Dr. Alatis with his own. The first comparison is that Dr. Alatis and the author both have taught in their home country, the United States, and in other countries. Second, Dr. Alatis and the author are both…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Interviews
McCarthy, Glen – Teaching Music, 2013
The growth of guitar education in schools has been dramatic. From regional, specialized, and isolated programs just a few years ago to a broad-based movement with strong support from administrators, parents, and students, guitar classes are taught today all over North America. Colleges now offer guitar education. A dramatic indicator of guitar's…
Descriptors: Music, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Music Teachers
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Walsh-Dilley, Marygold – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2016
In this article, Marygold Walsh-Dilley supports the notion that research in honors is a lot less common than it would appear to a casual observer and that such analyses will help administrators demonstrate the significant benefits of honors education for both honors students and the larger colleges and universities they serve. She also supports a…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Educational Research, College Curriculum, Student Research
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American Journal of Play, 2010
Since 1992 C. J. Rogers has lived with wolves and studied their societies at Raised by Wolves, a licensed, nonprofit research sanctuary situated in a high valley of New Mexico's Zuni Mountains, not far from the Four Corners. Rogers, who has taught at Northeastern Illinois University and Western New Mexico University, holds doctorates in both…
Descriptors: Interviews, Animals, Animal Behavior, Play
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Makela, Carole J. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2012
Many pioneers in family and consumer sciences (FCS) are not recognized for what they accomplished. How evident this became as the author learned of a home economist who preceded many members and did so much for her state and its people during much of the 1900s. The author read an article from "New Mexico Magazine" which features three…
Descriptors: Females, Extension Agents, Home Economics, Consumer Science
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Woodrum, Arlie – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2009
Summarizing the findings of his study in southwestern Nova Scotia coastal fishing villages, Mike Corbett (2009), in his article "Rural Schooling in Mobile Modernity: Returning to the Places I've Been" lays out several arguments, including the following: First, that formal education "has been and continues to be...a key institution…
Descriptors: Rural Population, Rural Education, Migration, American Indians
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Christie, Christina A. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2006
This interview with Dr. Hallie Preskill focuses on the organizational change method known as appreciative inquiry (AI), which is described as a process that builds on past successes (and peak experiences) in an effort to design and implement future actions. Preskill takes the philosophy and principles put forth by organizational change AI…
Descriptors: Interviews, Evaluators, Inquiry, Evaluation Methods
Butler, Tara A. – National Governors Association, 2009
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) leads a Mission Growth Working Group, which consists of states that are significantly impacted by the growth of military bases. The group includes state representatives appointed by the governors of Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana,…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Facilities, Educational Demand, Population Growth
Greathouse, Dan; Shaughnessy, Michael F. – Exceptional Parent, 2010
Ginger Blalock is an educational consultant in the area of career development and transition for youth with special needs, currently serving as facilitator for the NMPED-funded Transition Outcomes Project and Statewide Transition Coordinating Council, educational consultant for Technet's administration of the NMDWS WIRED Project (Workforce…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Career Development, Community Based Instruction (Disabilities)
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Neibling, John – Community College Journal, 2010
While most college presidents have mastered many basic tools of the digital environment, such as e-mail, Internet browsing, text messaging, most of them have yet to figure out social media--a glaring omission that remains one of the clearest dividing lines between generations young and old. Though most of them have yet to fully embrace social…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Student Recruitment, College Presidents, Higher Education
Mulroy, Kevin J. – Online Submission, 2007
Having a conversation with teenagers about their use of drugs is a problematic matter. I am a substance abuse counselor, and have been at Gallup High School in New Mexico for the past two years. I make presentations on the abuse of drugs, and the direct and indirect effects that result. I also do individual and group counseling with students…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Drug Education, School Counseling, Adolescents
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Bebout, Lee – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2007
This article explores sites of tension and influence between the New Mexico land grant movement and Chicano nationalism. While these efforts diverged often in terms of aims and strategies, they nonetheless found common ground, shaping arguments and providing support to each other during critical years. Moreover, central to their convergence was a…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Foreign Countries, Hispanic Americans, United States History
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Vigil, Antonio – Aztlan: A Journal of Chicano Studies, 2006
"Aztlanscape" is a painting that explores the notions of history, migration, and cultural exchange. It depicts various places with significant relationships to one another, reconfigured into a new landscape. The specific locales used in this painting are Albuquerque, New Mexico; Oakland, California; and Mexico DF, Mexico. These cities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Migration, Cultural Influences, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Milone, Michael – Reading Online, 2003
Interviews Jennifer Herbold, a deaf teacher of deaf students at the New Mexico School for the Deaf. Discusses important factors in determining Deaf students' success at learning to read. Notes that technology has enormous potential with deaf students because it provides increased exposure to English, it is often fun to use for deaf students, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Deafness, Elementary Education, Reading Strategies
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