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Henkel, David – Quantum: Research & Scholarship, 1998
The University of New Mexico's Community and Regional Planning Program worked with two border towns that share water resources--Columbus (New Mexico) and Puerto Palomas (Chihuahua, Mexico)--to help them prepare a community comprehensive plan needed for water-project funding. The program conducted action research involving local schools and people…
Descriptors: Action Research, Community Development, Community Education, Community Planning
Mellas, Laurie – Quantum: Research & Scholarship, 1998
Funded by Lockheed Martin, the University of New Mexico College of Education conducts three-week summer science academies for elementary school teachers of populations underrepresented in science and math. Native American teachers and Hispanic teachers whose families have lived in New Mexico for generations learn to use their own local knowledge…
Descriptors: American Indians, Elementary School Teachers, Environmental Education, Experiential Learning
Joiner, Carol; And Others – Library Journal, 1993
Describes how the University of New Mexico library collaborates with an Albuquerque bookstore, which supplies the library with New Mexico literature. The difficulties of collecting New Mexicana, the development of a relationship with a local bookstore, and some guidelines for establishing similar relationships are discussed. (KRN)
Descriptors: Books, Bookstores, College Libraries, Guidelines
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French, Laurence Armand; Rodriguez, Richard F. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 1998
New Mexico ranks high in youth violence, substance abuse, poverty, teen pregnancies, and school dropout rates. In response, Western New Mexico University developed a special master's program in bilingual special education, attended primarily by minority-group school personnel, and implemented a program to address the cycle of poverty by training…
Descriptors: Adult Education, American Indians, At Risk Persons, Bilingual Education
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Parker, David L.; Shapiro, Burton J. – Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal, 1975
Traces the evolution of synchronized motion pictures and sound films. Texts dealing with various aspects of sound film invention and advancement are discussed. Available from: James B. Wright, Association for Recorded Sound Collections Journal, Fine Arts Library, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131. Subscription: included in…
Descriptors: Audio Equipment, Audiodisc Recordings, Audiovisual Communications, Communications
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2005
New Mexicans of Native American and Hispanic ancestry participate less often and less successfully in the higher education system than do other groups. This fact has been demonstrated repeatedly in various studies and is exacerbated by a cycle of poverty, inadequate academic and financial preparation for college, and other issues related to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, School Holding Power, Enrollment Management, American Indians
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Baca, Chris L., Ed. – 1995
This directory identifies members of the New Mexico State Library Commission, the New Mexico Advisory Council on Libraries, and staff at the New Mexico State Library. It goes on to list New Mexico libraries alphabetically by city. Within each city libraries are subdivided into public, academic, special, and school categories. Electronic mail…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Income, Librarians
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
Keefe, Elizabeth B.; Rossi, Pamela J.; de Valenzuela, J. S.; Howarth, Sam – Journal of the Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, 2000
This article describes the Dual License Teacher Preparation Program at the University of New Mexico and the national and state context within which it was developed and continues to evolve. Graduates of the program are eligible for licensure in general education (K-8) and special education (K-12). Teacher collaboration is highlighted. (Contains…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Philosophy, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools
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Carey, J. Christopher – Academic Medicine, 2000
Discusses formats to teach preventive medicine in obstetrics and gynecology (including learning objectives, lectures/seminars, and rounds/office practice) and evaluation methods (oral examinations, computerized question banks, objective structured clinical examinations). Offers examples from specific programs at American medical schools, including…
Descriptors: Gynecology, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Medical Education
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Cournoyer, David – Tribal College, 2000
Describes Crownpoint Institute of Technology's (CIT's) (New Mexico) veterinary technology program. CIT veterinary students earn veterinary associate's degrees and job skills while working with their hands on the animals. Discusses CIT's hopes of becoming a national leader in elk management and its focus on delivering technology and modern skills…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Tribally Controlled Education
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Deese-Roberts, Susan; Keating, Kathleen – Research Strategies, 2000
Describes a pilot project at the University of New Mexico library that offered peer tutoring services through the undergraduate learning center to teach students library skills and strategies for successful research. Discusses tutors assisting during other library instruction and future plans for tutors to provide electronic resource assistance in…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Library Instruction
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. – 1999
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
Wyche-Hall, Marla E. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this mixed methods research study was to examine the dynamic interaction between the racial and academic identities of African American, undergraduate students who were enrolled full time at an academic institution of higher education that was both a Hispanic-serving institution (HSI), and a predominately White institution (PWI).…
Descriptors: Higher Education, African American Students, Undergraduate Students, College Environment
Wilcox, Thomas – Bull Assn Dep Engl, 1969
Address presented at the 1969 Seminar in Albuquerque, New Mexico of the Association of Departments of English (ADE), an affiliate of the Modern Language Association of America (MLA). (DS)
Descriptors: Degree Requirements, English Curriculum, English Education, English Instruction
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