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Barnett, Lynn, Ed. – 1992
The American Association of Community Colleges' Beacon College Project (BCP) uses funds from the Kellogg Foundation to award two-year grants to "Beacon" community colleges to form consortia with at least five associate colleges, designed to improve a specific aspect of institutional life. A total of 26 projects, many involving community…
Descriptors: College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Development, Consortia
Ragsdale, Kate W., Comp. – 1991
This Systems and Procedures Exchange Center (SPEC) Kit presents the results of a survey on issues and concerns associated with planning for library services for persons with disabilities. The survey was sent to 119 U.S. and Canadian Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and returned by 74. The report is based on the responses of libraries which…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities
Dively, Dwight – 1990
An initiative of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE), the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications is a membership organization working to strengthen the efficiency, impact, and quality of educational telecommunications systems and programs. Most of the members are institutions of higher education, but the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Systems, Microcomputers
Dively, Dwight; McGill, Mollie – 1991
This report summarizes the status of major educational telecommunications systems and plans in 16 western states as of early 1991. The information contained in this report was obtained from members of the Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications, a membership organization working to strengthen the efficiency, impact, and quality of…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Alegria, Fernando L., Jr. – 1992
This guide is intended for use by state officials as a guide to state policies, practices, and procedures that enhance employment opportunities for older workers. An executive summary highlights the problems--labor shortages and the strain on the retirement system--and a remedy--staying on the job longer. Examples of policies, practices, and…
Descriptors: Age Discrimination, Attitude Change, Employer Attitudes, Employment Opportunities
Balu, Raj – 1992
These panel presentations focus on LEA Title VII Program Evaluations. Raj Balu, an administrator of bilingual programs in Chicago presents information regarding the bilingual education program in the Chicago public schools, as well as information on Title VII programs and what kind of evaluation is being done. Jesus Salazar, who is currently…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Limited English Speaking, Program Descriptions
Zabel, Diane, Comp.; And Others – 1992
This report presents the results of a survey of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) members about the current climate and practices regarding flexible work arrangements. Data are reported on the availability of schedule flexibility, job exchange, part-time arrangements, and leaves, as well as information about faculty status, tenure,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Flexible Working Hours, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Warger, Cynthia L.; Cuskaden, Eileen C. – 1990
This booklet, based on the Transition Through the Arts project developed by Very Special Arts, describes the successes that project instructors have achieved in using the arts to assist individuals with developmental disabilities reach employment. The project uses the arts as a vehicle to teach and reinforce the social and personal skill…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Curriculum Development, Developmental Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
Webb, Michael – 1990
Schools have introduced numerous programs and activities, intended to recognize the achievements of ethnic groups, in the belief that a multicultural education prepares students for life in an ethnically diverse society and also results in cognitive and affective benefits. Multicultural activities have the following goals: (1) to remedy…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education
Layton, Jean; And Others – 1990
This monograph addresses the recruitment and retention of Native American Indians in University Affiliated Programs (UAP) which train personnel to provide health, education, and social services to people with developmental disabilities. It is designed to assist UAP faculty and staff to develop a comprehensive plan to increase the participation of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, American Indians, Cultural Background, Developmental Disabilities
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Office of Technology Assessment. – 1991
This study explores the role that communications technologies can play in securing rural America's future. It develops several policy strategies and options to encourage economic development. The study was requested by the Joint Economic Committee of Congress and Senators Charles E. Grassley and Orrin G. Hatch. Chapter 1 provides a summary and…
Descriptors: Communications, Economic Development, Federal Regulation, Futures (of Society)
Rudes, Blair A.; And Others – 1990
This report, the second of two volumes, presents case studies of 16 successful migrant education programs demonstrating "effective" educational practices that could be replicated elsewhere. On the basis of student outcome data, the projects were selected from 153 programs nominated by state directors of migrant education. The 16 projects…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Case Studies, Demonstration Programs, Educational Practices
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX. – 1981
Developed to share information presented at a Southwest Educational Development Laboratory Regional Exchange (SEDL/RX) conference, this document includes reports and related materials on educational computing applications in southwestern school districts and states. Basic computer terminology is defined, and software evaluation instruments are…
Descriptors: Competence, Courseware, Evaluation Criteria, Microcomputers
Muller, Douglas; Pettibone, Timothy – 1983
This paper compares the characteristics of dot-matrix and daisy wheel printers using a two-column format. In the first section, the left column is used to point out the advantages of dot-matrix printers, while the daisy wheel printer is praised in the right-hand column. Examples of various capabilities are included. Advantages of the dot-matrix…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Input Output Devices, Layout (Publications), Microcomputers
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies. – 1983
In response to a May 1983 Association of Research Libraries (ARL) survey, 94 university library members (90% of this category of ARL membership) provided information and documents about current library branches, changes during the last 5 years, and current and planned automation activities. It was found that 63 respondents (68%) considered their…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Branch Libraries, Centralization, Decentralization
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