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New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2016
In March, 2016, the state of New Mexico established a Remediation Task Force to examine remediation reform efforts across the state's higher education institutions. On March 11, the Task Force met for the "New Mexico Corequisite Remediation at Scale Policy Institute" in order to learn about the results of the latest national reform…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Remedial Programs, Educational Change, Higher Education
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Wei, Tie; Ford, Julie – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2015
This article provides information about the integration of innovative hands-on activities within a sophomore-level Fluid Mechanics course at New Mexico Tech. The course introduces students to the fundamentals of fluid mechanics with emphasis on teaching key equations and methods of analysis for solving real-world problems. Strategies and examples…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Undergraduate Students, Educational Innovation, Hands on Science
DiPerna, Paul – Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, 2011
The "New Mexico K-12 & School Choice Survey" project, commissioned by The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice and conducted by Braun Research Incorporated (BRI), measures New Mexico voters' familiarity and views on a range of K-12 education issues and school choice reforms. The author and his colleagues report response…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Choice, Educational Quality, Educational Vouchers
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Abdul-Rahman, Fahzy; Bartley, Sharon Jeffcoat; Cummings, Merrilyn; O'Brien, David – Journal of Extension, 2013
Interactive meetings between New Mexico Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) teachers and Extension personnel (county Home Economics agents and state FCS specialists) were conducted to promote collaboration between the two parties. Based on pre- and post-meeting surveys, both parties showed similarities in almost all perceptions and expectations…
Descriptors: Extension Agents, Extension Education, Consumer Science, Home Economics Skills
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Carter, Genesea M.; Gallegos, Erin Penner – Composition Studies, 2017
Over the last decade celebrations of student writing (CSWs) have been instituted at universities across the nation as a public way to celebrate students' voices, identities, and literacies. Often touted as a way to gain campus-wide recognition and support for first-year composition courses, this event also purportedly fosters agency and authority…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), College Students, Mixed Methods Research
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Elliott, Robert W.; Oliver, Diane E. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2016
Using a mixed methods, multilevel research design, this pilot inquiry explored the relationship between college faculty professional development and the academic achievement of diverse students by coupling two separate links: (a) the effects that professional development activities have on improving teaching strategies, and (b) the effects these…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Faculty Development, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Hund, Lauren; Getrich, Christina – Journal of Statistics Education, 2015
Traditional lecture-centered classrooms are being challenged by active learning hybrid curricula. In small graduate programs with limited resources and primarily non-traditional students, exploring how to use online technology to optimize the role of the professor in the classroom is imperative. However, very little research exists in this area.…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Graduate Students, Statistics, Public Health
Green, Dan; Penaloza, Linda J.; Chrisp, Eric; Dillon, Mary; Cassell, Carol M.; Tsinajinnie, Eugene; Rinehart, Judith; Ortega, Willa – New Mexico Public Education Department, 2006
In the fall of 2005, the New Mexico Youth Risk and Resiliency Survey (NM YRRS) was conducted in New Mexico public high schools, with 5,679 students in grades nine through twelve participating from 20 public high schools in the state. The NM YRRS is a tool that can assist administrators and policy makers in identifying health risk behaviors among…
Descriptors: High Schools, Health Promotion, Prevention, Academic Achievement
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2007
In the 2007 Legislative Session, House Bill 384 (HB 384) directed the New Mexico Higher Education Department to produce an Annual Accountability Report in collaboration with each public postsecondary educational institution in the state of New Mexico. The report contains information pertaining to: (1) faculty compensation and benefits practices;…
Descriptors: Teacher Salaries, Cost Effectiveness, College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty
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Anderson, William L.; Sensibaugh, Cheryl A.; Osgood, Marcy P.; Mitchell, Steven M. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2011
The evaluation of higher-level cognitive skills can augment traditional discipline-based knowledge testing by providing timely assessment of individual student problem-solving abilities that are critical for success in any professional development program. However, the wide-spread acceptance and implementation of higher level cognitive skills…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Formative Evaluation
Academy for Educational Development, 2009
The Office of Head Start/Region 11 serves nearly 23,000 American Indian/Alaska Native (AIAN) children in 26 States throughout the country: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Health Services, Program Effectiveness, School Readiness
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. – 2003
Comprehensive School Reform (CSR) programs were implemented in 1998 in five states working with the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL). SEDL's five-state region includes Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. This study examined the implementation status of CSR programs since funding ended. Two hundred and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Disadvantaged Schools, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Zastrow, Leona M. – 2002
The New Mexico State Department of Education received a federal grant to provide educational and assistive technology for American Indian children living in the Pueblos of Laguna and Acoma, New Mexico. During the 2-year project, more than 229 assistive technology items were purchased, and some form of assistive technology was provided to 121…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, American Indian Education, Assistive Technology, Cultural Awareness
Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, Houston, TX. – 2002
The participant's manual for a national teleconference (May 29, 2002) contains materials on whether statewide independent living councils (SILCs) should become non-profit organizations eligible under section 501(c) of the Federal Tax Code. Introductory material includes the conference agenda, information about the trainers, and information about…
Descriptors: Adults, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Financial Support
Howley, Craig – 2001
This report provides the first detailed picture of the features of the rural school bus ride. Data were provided by principals in 696 rural elementary schools in Arkansas, Georgia, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Washington--states chosen to represent diversity in region, locale, and ethnic composition. The literature commonly cites 30 minutes as…
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Consolidated Schools, Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
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