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Whalen, D. Joel, Ed. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2017
This article, the second of a two-part series, presents 12 assignments designed to help students increase their online communication skills, conduct professional conferences, use advanced presentation software, develop problem-solving and critical thinking, gain greater awareness of gender effects in communication, and perform community service.…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Communication Skills, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving
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Gallegos, Bernardo P. – American Educational History Journal, 2016
Indigenous slavery was a critical aspect of New Mexican life and culture during the Spanish, Mexican, and early American (Territorial) periods. Aside from the labor and military support provided by indigenous slaves for the expansion of the province, the genetic contribution to the population growth was enormous. Ramón Gutiérrez (1991) speculates…
Descriptors: Slavery, Informal Education, Indigenous Populations, Genetics
Girmus, Ronald L. – Online Submission, 2012
Student motivation is critical for learning. Psychological and neuroscientific evidence demonstrate that motivation and cognition are inextricably linked. In field research, 660 k-12 teachers were surveyed to self-identify the most successful strategies and activities they used to motivate students. A literature review that included 190 education…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Motivation Techniques, Goal Orientation
Lee, Tiffany S. – Online Submission, 2010
The Native American Community Academy (NACA) is demonstrating an example of Indigenous philosophies and practices in education through its holistic, student-centered approach to education. NACA was one school in a large statewide study on Indian education in New Mexico. Focus groups with students, teachers, and community members illustrate the…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, American Indians, Focus Groups, American Indian Education
Gronewold, Sue – National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET), University of Minnesota, 2004
New Mexico defines a pathway as a planned program of study (course, Individualized Education Program [IEP] goals, objectives, and benchmarks) designed to address the needs of individual students. Students receiving special education services are able to earn their high school diploma option by following one of three pathways: Standard, Career…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Public Education, Special Education, Graduation
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Whalen, D. Joel, Ed. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2017
This article, the first of a two-part series, presents 13 teaching innovations debuted at the 2016 Association for Business Communication's annual conference. The second edition of "My Favorite Assignment" will be published in the fall 2017 "Business and Professional Communication Quarterly". Assignments include international…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Assignments, Instructional Innovation, Electronic Publishing
Lingenfelter, Paul E. – State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2014
The State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) is the national association of the chief executives of statewide governing, policy, and coordinating boards of postsecondary education. Founded in 1954, SHEEO serves its members as an advocate for state policy leadership, as a liaison between states and the federal government, as a vehicle for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Policy, Educational Policy, Educational History
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Klein, Steven – Online Submission, 2005
To support states in improving the quality of their Perkins accountability data, the Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), US Department of Education, invited State Directors of Career-Technical Education to submit requests for individualized technical assistance. In response to a request by the New Mexico Public Education Department…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Accountability, Vocational Education, Secondary Education
Mahabir, Indramati Kumar – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this study was two-fold. It was first to find out what the educational materials needs were for children living in poverty, and second, to learn of the challenges, obstacles, and strengths by the programs already in place that were supplying educational materials to these children. This study used interviews and surveys as data…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Equal Education, Poverty, Instructional Materials
Fox, Louis – Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2007
Advanced information, communication, computation and collaboration technologies, known as "cyberinfrastructure," have become essential elements for research, education, and innovation in the 21st century. A major challenge confronting the United States today is how to ensure that all colleges and universities, including those that have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Minority Groups, Information Technology, Computer Mediated Communication
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Derlin, Roberta L. – 1999
This paper examines the political interaction surrounding the resolution of educational issues in the New Mexico legislative budget process for the fiscal year 2000. It contains information about school vouchers, charter schools, collective bargaining and related personnel issues, and criticism of Governor Johnson's stance on public education in…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Collective Bargaining, Educational Change, Educational Finance
McNeil, Keith; Steinhauser, Jim; Newman, Isadore – 2002
This paper describes a five-session course entitled "Program Evaluation," which was taught via interactive television in the summer of 2002 to 68 doctoral and master's students in 5 of 6 locations throughout New Mexico. Students received a 4-hour lecture and then participated in off-line activities directed by the instructor. Problems in distance…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Higher Education
Kitchen, Richard S.; Velasquez, Diane Torres; Myers, John – 2000
This paper provides an overview of dropout rates in New Mexico and reports the perceptions of Hispanic and Native American students on dropout-related issues. New Mexico has the third highest dropout rate in the nation. Over 7,500 students in New Mexico drop out each year, and many schools lose 30-50 percent of their students. Dropout rates are…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, Dropout Prevention, Dropout Rate, Dropouts
Vail, Ann; Cummings, Merrilyn; Kratzer, Connie; Galindo, Vickie – 2002
Cooperative extension service faculty at New Mexico State University started the Steps to Employment and Personal Success (STEPS) program to help Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) clients qualify for and maintain full-time employment and strengthen their families for long-term success. Clients are referred to STEPS by New Mexico…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Education, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Community Resources
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