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Eustis, Joanne D., Comp.; Kenney, Donald J. Comp. – 1996
As the entity traditionally responsible for serving the information needs of the university, research libraries have little choice but to change dramatically in the next 25 years. This SPEC Survey on library reorganization seeks to understand how librarians have sought to meet this challenge through the redesigning of their organization.…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Library Development, Library Personnel
Association of Community Tribal Schools, Sisseton, SD. – 1996
This document reviews the history of American Indian control of federally funded Indian schools and resulting improvements in American Indian education. The establishment of Rough Rock Demonstration School (Arizona) in 1966 marked the first time in 120 years that an Indian community was allowed to have control over its children's education. The…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History
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Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD. Population Div. – 1988
This packet includes six statistical profiles of American Indians and Alaska Natives based on the 1980 census, and a report on 1990 census plans for Native Americans. Three general profiles outline statistics on: (1) the American Indian population as a whole; (2) selected characteristics of American Indian men; and (3) selected characteristics of…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Census Figures
Hight, Beatrice, Ed.; Bensinger, Claire, Ed. – 1973
The functions of a university library staff have changed greatly in recent years. More scholarship and creative work on the part of academic librarians are demanded, creating a need for library faculty members who have the ability to keep abreast of new developments in the library field, to integrate their knowledge with the teaching functions of…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Faculty Promotion, Librarians, Promotion (Occupational)
Patten, Bob; Owen, W. V. – 1969
This report summarizes the activities of the 1969 Vocational Guidance Institute. Each activity lasted one week, the first being a language orientation week. Field activities filled the second week as participants toured plants, etc. During the third week each small group wrote and presented a paper on their experiences. This summary includes: (1)…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Career Guidance, Evaluation Methods, Financial Support
Vadala, Julia, Ed. – 1970
A three-day continuing education workshop on Hispano cultural and historical perspectives was developed for librarians and library administrators to help them understand the Hispano culture and to help them improve the library services for the Hispano community. Such library services should be based on the cultural, linguistic, and information…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Cultural Differences, Library Services, Mexican Americans
Leitka, Eugene; Sward, Paul – 1976
Evaluating a 1975 summer science workshop designed to help upgrade science teaching skills among Bureau of Indian Affairs personnel (administrators, teachers, and education specialists), this report focuses upon program effectiveness and participant utilization of the training. Specifically, this report presents: (1) project objectives (to train…
Descriptors: Administrators, American Indians, Consultants, Criteria
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New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. – 1977
Based on statistics for the fall of 1974, minority students at the university form a percentage of the total student body that is three times the national average at undergraduate and preprofessional levels of education, and twice that at the graduate level. The university has the highest minority enrollment percentage among major state…
Descriptors: American Indians, College Students, Cultural Centers, Enrollment Rate
Gillentine, Jane; And Others – 1981
Developed to assist librarians in the measurement and evaluation of the library's ability to provide services, this guide suggests a number of evaluation techniques that may be used once the reasons for a study have been clearly determined and locally peculiar conditions have been taken into account. The first section explains methods for…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Institutional Evaluation, Librarians
Lewis, Linda K. – 1978
The contents--sets of archives, books, documents, manuscripts, music, periodicals, plays and scores--and indexing of the university collection of microforms are described in this guide. When available, the following information has been included: call number, card catalog entry, description, format, indexes, publisher, and review. Arranged…
Descriptors: Catalogs, College Libraries, Library Collections, Library Guides
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. Coll. of Education. – 1967
This paper describes a program (now in its second year) which unites preservice and inservice education in a continuing educational program for elementary teachers involving (1) an approach to instructional theory and classroom practice which combines both in a single module of time; (2) the utilization of satellite public schools for laboratory…
Descriptors: Affiliated Schools, College School Cooperation, Elementary School Teachers, Practicums
Short, Evelyn H. – 1969
Goals for the 2-year program were 1) to provide immediate assistance to disadvantaged youth at an early age from teacher-interns specially equipped to diagnose their student needs and provide appropriate learning experiences; 2) to provide sufficiently strong preparation for teaching so that interns will achieve enough success to desire to…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Teachers, Field Experience Programs, Teacher Education
Valencia, Atilano A., Ed. – 1974
One in a series on cultural pluralism and multicultural education, this collection of 10 brief articles focuses on bilingual education with much of the material specific to Spanish-English programs. Dennis Wilson discusses Indian self determination and the task of preserving Indian culture while solving contemporary Indian problems. Lorenzo…
Descriptors: American Indians, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
THOMPSON, JOHN F.; THOMPSON, MRS. JOHN F. – 1965
THE NONGRADED SCHOOL IS DEFINED AS A SCHOOL WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE CONTINUOUS, UNBROKEN, UPWARD PROGRESSION OF ALL PUPILS, FROM THE SLOWEST TO THE MOST ABLE. THIS TYPE OF SCHOOL WAS ORGANIZED AT THE LARGO CANYON SCHOOL (APPROXIMATELY 50 STUDENTS IN GRADES 1-8) IN THE JEMEZ MOUNTAIN SCHOOL DISTRICT. THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS PROGRAM WERE--(1) TO…
Descriptors: Achievement, Administration, Classes (Groups of Students), Elementary Schools
Blair, William Owen; And Others – 1985
The dance education competencies presented in this guide are intended to be statements of ability that can be expected at certain stages of a child's development which can be observed and are sequential in nature. The competencies may be used as tools by which curriculum decisions can be made; however, they may be revised and adjusted to reflect…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Cultural Awareness, Dance Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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