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Watkins, Karen – Library Hi Tech, 1996
Discusses information technology initiatives in New Mexico that involve: a consortium of agencies, businesses, universities, and government offices; dial-up Internet access; access to government information; state educational technology plans; wiring institutions of higher education; two state networks; and tribal initiatives to improve…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Consortia, Dial Access Information Systems, Educational Technology
Watkins, Beverly T. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1993
A statewide telecommunications network in New Mexico links research and educational institutions, government agencies, businesses, and public interest groups. Development of the system began a decade ago, primarily to promote economic development. New information services are added monthly, and use is expanding rapidly. Some other states have…
Descriptors: College Programs, Computer Networks, Economic Development, Higher Education
Derlin, Roberta L. – 1996
New Mexico has a long history of funding public education through state revenues distributed by formula funding. K-12 education in New Mexico relies on central state funds rather than on local property taxes. This paper presents a history and overview of the current funding formulas for K-12 and higher education, as well as other funding sources…
Descriptors: Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Equalization Aid
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. – 1998
This report summarizes the progress made by the Commission on Higher Education and the faculty and administrators at New Mexico's 25 postsecondary campuses in facilitating student transfer between institutions. New Mexico's colleges and universities have steadily improved their working relationships, which is based on an increased rate of transfer…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, College Transfer Students
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Pabisch, Peter; Peters, George – Unterrichtspraxis, 1976
German weekends in New Mexico are designed to expose high school and college students to German language and culture and to increase language skills and interest in German. Seminars, discussion groups, films, singing, dancing and meetings, all conducted in German, are part of the program. Organization and costs are discussed. (CHK)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, German, Higher Education, Intensive Language Courses
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Townsend, Neal – Art Education, 1985
As part of their facilities, the Department of Art Education at the University of New Mexico created an exhibition gallery open to both the academic community and the general public. The formation and program of the university-based art gallery is described. (RM)
Descriptors: Art Education, Arts Centers, Exhibits, Higher Education
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Bowes, S. Gregory – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 1997
Presents institutional profiles of New Mexico's 17 two-year colleges, extolling the diversity in size, scope, governance structures, and students. Includes information on the colleges' missions, programs, students, and funding. Discusses future key issues such as educational cooperation and the need for a statewide community college system. (AJL)
Descriptors: Background, College Students, Community Colleges, Diversity (Institutional)
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Kaufman, Arthur; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1989
The University of New Mexico established an innovative learner-centered, problem-based, community-oriented medical education program that runs parallel to the traditional program. The programs both fostered acceptance of the experiment and permitted comparison of results. The innovation resulted in higher achievement and reinforced interest in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis, Educational Change
Dolman, Geoffrey, Jr.; Kaufman, Norman S. – 1985
Part of a series intended to highlight implications for educational planning of the changing demography of the Southwestern United States, this report on New Mexico indicates that the greatest population growth in the next 20 years will occur among minority populations, whose rates of postsecondary educational attainment and socioeconomic status…
Descriptors: American Indians, Articulation (Education), Asian Americans, Blacks
National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, CA. – 2003
This essay is based on a roundtable of higher education leaders and policy officials convened in June 2002 as part of a larger research effort undertaken by the Alliance for International Higher Education Policy Studies (AIHEPS), an international collaboration for comparative research on higher education policy. The roundtable focused on AIHEPS…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
Rural School and Community Trust, Washington, DC. – 2003
Six case studies examine the connections between higher education institutions and schools that have chosen place-based education as a framework for student learning and community growth. Through such partnerships, Lubec (Maine) high school has established a vocational aquaculture program in an effort to revitalize the struggling local fishing…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Black Education, Case Studies, College School Cooperation
Brown, Daniel – 2003
To determine the different perspectives of faculty members and peer learning facilitators (students) at Eastern New Mexico University about the development of an improved freshman seminar designed to increase retention, a survey was conducted. The instrument required that participants rate the importance of 52 goals to the desired outcomes…
Descriptors: Attitudes, College Faculty, College Outcomes Assessment, College Students
Heller, Donald E., Ed.; Marin, Patricia, Ed. – Civil Rights Project at Harvard University (The), 2004
A central dream of American parents is sending their kids to college. What used to be unusual has now become a necessity if young people are to have a secure life in the middle class in a post-industrial economy. As such, one basic goal of higher education policy should be to make certain that this opportunity is not foreclosed by a family's…
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, State Aid, Student Financial Aid, Higher Education
Cage, Mary Crystal – Chronicle of Higher Education, 1989
Minority politicians who believe that colleges have ignored them in the past are winning political posts that are crucial for higher education and are using their new power. The ethnic composition of the faculty at the University of New Mexico has been the target of legislators in the last year. (MLW)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, College Faculty, Faculty Recruitment, Higher Education
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Lamb, Lloyd; Wilcox, Phyllis – Sign Language Studies, 1988
Describes the long process through which American Sign Language (ASL) was accepted in fulfillment of the foreign-language requirement at the University of New Mexico. It was discovered the mutual discovery and sharing of facts about ASL in the long deliberations proved effective. (CB)
Descriptors: American Sign Language, College Credits, Deafness, Higher Education
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