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Twomey, Janine Louise – 1991
The peer mentor program at the two-year campus of New Mexico State University at Alamogordo utilizes a stress prevention model of social support. In an effort to determine the most successful program design, two social support models were introduced into the program. In the first, 14 participants received individual, one-on-one support from a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Coping
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education. – 1989
The strategic plan for higher education in New Mexico provided for a comprehensive statewide planning process involving all institutions and the Commission on Higher Education. The process includes 5-year institutional plans with annual updates according to guidelines established by the Commission. The guidelines provide information on timelines…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Governing Councils, College Planning, College Role
New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces. Dona Ana Branch Community Coll. – 1991
During 1990-91, New Mexico State University's (NMSU's) Dona Ana Branch Community College (DABCC) continued to feel the effects of its fourth year of rapidly increasing enrollments. The defeat of bond issues that would have funded facility expansions resulted in critical space shortages. The 27% increase in headcount enrollments between spring 1990…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Articulation (Education), College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment
Miller, Greg, Ed. – 2000
These proceedings contain 48 presentations and 15 poster abstracts. Papers include "Computer Tasks Required in Selected Undergraduate Agriculture Courses" (Johnson, Ferguson, Vokinnns, Lester); "College of Agriculture Faculty Perceptions of Electronic Technologies in Teaching" (Dooley, Murphy); "Steering Through Turbulent…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agribusiness, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Sciences
Hutto, Nora; And Others – 1990
This guide was written to help rural elementary schools implement science teaching strategies for motivating students and to identify outside resources for strengthening science instruction. The guidebook emphasizes the need for active administrative leadership and strong teacher involvement in planning and implementing partnership activities. The…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science
Armstrong, Judy – 1991
A system to provide objective measures of institutional effectiveness was implemented at the Roswell branch of Eastern New Mexico University to determine whether the college was accountable to students, staff, and taxpayers; to improve the curriculum and programs; and to prepare for accreditation review in 1991. A task force spent the summer of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Outcomes Assessment, Graphs, Higher Education
Black, Marjorie – 1991
Community colleges must assume a proactive leadership role to develop strategies that establish and maintain partnerships with business and other community organizations. San Juan College (SJC) has forged partnerships with a variety of local organizations, including governmental, civic, business, educational, medical, and cultural groups.…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Cultural Enrichment
Walker, Doris Kay Parker – 1988
A study was conducted to determine the strategies used by 145 community colleges in Arizona, California, New Mexico, and Texas to meet the educational needs of Hispanic students and to investigate the relationship between these strategies and Hispanic student retention rate. Questionnaires were sent to the presidents of Southwestern community…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Affirmative Action, Community Colleges, English (Second Language)
BORNSTEIN, HARRY – 1965
A PROGRAMED FILM COURSE WAS DEVELOPED TO TEACH PERSONS HOW TO READ THE MANUAL ALPHABET. THE EFFECTS OF THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMING CONDITIONS WERE STUDIED--MANNER OF STIMULUS REPETITION, RATE OF STIMULUS PRESENTATION, AND MODE OF RESPONSE. THE PROJECT WAS DONE IN TWO PHASES. IN THE FIRST PHASE, SUBJECTS WERE 42 DEAF GALLAUDET COLLEGE PREPARATORY…
Descriptors: Adults, College Students, Communication (Thought Transfer), Deafness
Connecticut Public Television, Hartford. – 1997
These teaching guides are meant to supplement the eighth season (1997-98) of the PBS Series "Scientific American Frontiers". Episode 801 is entitled "Expedition Panama: Science at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute" and the teaching guide contains information and activities on the ultrasonic communication of bats,…
Descriptors: Animal Caretakers, Aquariums, Art, Creativity
McKernan, Rose-Ann – 1998
The purpose of this report is to provide an initial set of indicators for the success of African American students in the Albuquerque, New Mexico, Public Schools (APS). The major data gathering activity was a survey of parents and students completed by 244 students and 251 parents. Parents and students presented a relatively positive picture of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Black Students, Early Intervention, Educational Indicators
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Health, Education, and Human Services Div. – 1995
This document presents findings of a General Accounting Office (GAO) study that identified approaches and Aid to Dependent Children (AFDC) program activities that help teenage mothers complete their secondary education. Data were obtained from visits to 13 local programs in New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Vermont, and Wisconsin and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Attendance Patterns, Birth Rate, Births to Single Women
Gallenstein, Nancy L. – 1998
This paper presents a historical and cultural overview of the migration and life of Hispanics in Utah and identifies three themes: search for a better life, need for and acquisition of a sense of belonging, and substance of the Hispanic people. Over the past 4 centuries, Hispanics have migrated to Utah from New Mexico, Mexico, and Central and…
Descriptors: Church Programs, Cultural Maintenance, Ethnic Discrimination, Hispanic American Culture
Osborne, Bill; Price, John L. – 1997
This paper asserts that organizations have cultures that can be described and that this descriptive data may be used prescriptively. Basic cultural components include customs, collegial relationships, competency, and confidence. This study investigated whether or not school level has any relationship to cultural norms (for example, whether…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement
National Coalition for the Homeless, Washington, DC. – 1987
By winter 1987, up to three million men, women, and children will be homeless; the number of homeless persons will continue to increase at a rate of 25 percent. This report surveys the changes in the homeless population in the following 23 cities over the past year: Albuquerque (New Mexico), Atlanta (Georgia), Boston (Massachusetts), Chicago…
Descriptors: Demography, Economically Disadvantaged, Family Characteristics, Family Problems
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