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Quantum: Research & Scholarship, 1998
Profiles 10 University of New Mexico community programs: University Art Museum, Rio Grande and Four Corners Writing Projects, Blacks in the Southwest (exhibit), New Mexico Engineering Research Institute's Environmental Finance Center, Adolescent Social Action Program, Minority Engineering Programs, Rural Community College Initiative, Valencia…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Ionescu, Lavinel G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1976
Describes a chemistry course at New Mexico Highlands University taught in English and Spanish. (RH)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Chemistry, College Science, Higher Education
Richardson, Richard, Jr.; Martinez, Mario – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009
"Policy and Performance in American Higher Education" presents a new approach to understanding how public policy influences institutional performance, with practical insight for those charged with crafting and implementing higher education policy. Public institutions of higher learning are called upon by state governments to provide…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Public Policy, Educational Policy
Bushong, Steven – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
The downturn in the economy has coincided with enrollment increases at many community colleges. However, although enrollment at two-year institutions is up, several states have trimmed--or even chopped--appropriations for higher education. Florida, New Mexico, Rhode Island, and Tennessee have each cut financing for 2009 by at least 5 percent,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Aid, Enrollment Trends, Community Colleges
Bowannie, Mary – Winds of Change, 2003
An intensive 8-week summer program in New Mexico prepares American Indian and Alaska Native students to succeed in law school, focusing on law research, analysis, and writing. Two program graduates who went on to complete law school discuss the complexities of federal Indian law and the Native lawyers' responsibility to their communities--an…
Descriptors: Advocacy, American Indian Education, American Indian Students, American Indians
Reese, Susan – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, 2003
In honor of the Wright brothers' first flight, the article profiles aviation and aerospace technology programs that are training workers in aviation safety and explorations. Looks at programs from Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, Pima Community College, and Olathe Northwest High School. (JOW)
Descriptors: Aviation Mechanics, Aviation Technology, Higher Education, History
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Resta, Paul; Allen, Nancy J.; Noonan, Coral M. – TechTrends, 2003
Describes the Technology Leadership Academy (University of Texas at Austin) whose mission is to develop a learning community among teacher preparation programs to improve technology integration. Explains the academy's development, which was part of a grant from the Department of Education's Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers To Use Technology…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Leadership Training, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement
One Feather, Sandra – Winds of Change, 2003
The Navajo supervisor in the Office of Environmental Health in New Mexico identifies diseases and their risk factors, administers an injury prevention program, and ensures compliance with various health-related codes. She assists in the planning and direction of environmental health programs and public health education for local Navajo…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Disease Control
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Devall, Esther L.; Vail, Ann; Resendez, Jeanne – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2005
Hispanic Americans are the largest- and fastest growing minority group in the U.S., yet their higher education enrollment and graduation rates lag behind those of other ethnic groups. In the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at New Mexico State University, 42% of students are Hispanic. Of the students who graduate each year, 40% are…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student Recruitment, Student Diversity, Educational Strategies
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Kells, Michelle Hall – Composition Forum, 2012
Writing program administrators need to be as concerned about sustaining the cultural ecologies of our communities as we are about the material economies of our institutions--we need to attend to the diverse linguistic and rhetorical ecologies within which twenty-first century student writers are exercising agency. In order to respond productively,…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Administrators, Praxis, Foreign Countries
ACT, Inc., 2009
The "Measuring College and Career Readiness" report for each state represents a snapshot of the ACT-tested graduates in the class of 2009 and focuses on their readiness for college and careers. Designed to inform policymakers and practitioners about selected indicators of effectiveness, the report is not intended to be comprehensive but…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, School Readiness, Higher Education, Testing Programs
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Boucouvalas, Marcie, Ed.; Avoseh, Mejai, Ed. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2016
The Commission on International Adult Education (CIAE) of the American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) provides a forum for the discussion of international issues related to adult education in general, as well as adult education in various countries around the globe. The following purposes summarize the work of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Independent Study, Undergraduate Students
Martinez, Mario C. – 2002
This report describes key policy decisions that have shaped the New Mexico system of higher education during the past third of a century and links those decisions to current educational outcomes. The study was part of a larger study that aimed at understanding the linkages between policy decisions and higher education performance through…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Educational Policy, Equal Education
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2011
If there's one quality that WICHE's home region, the West, is famous for, it's endurance in the face of crisis. And if there's another, it's the ability to find--and make--opportunities even in tough times. Over the last fiscal year, WICHE has done just that. The organization has been highly successful in terms of developing new projects and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Technology, Accountability, Governance
Bagnato, Kristin – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2005
Hispanics are the largest minority group in the United States, and the recent influx of Hispanics has turned some states into "majority-minority" populations. Texas has announced that it has joined California, New Mexico and Hawaii in the club, with a 50.2 percent minority population. According to March 2002 U.S. Census Department data,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
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