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Moore, Justin R.; Ratchner, Craig – Integrated Education, 1976
This study was designed in an attempt to solve what appeared to be a serious problem--the spanish speaking students confusion about their cultural identity. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups
Ortiz, Roxanne Dunbar – Southwest Economy and Society, 1978
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Colonialism, Economic Development
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Young, Rodney W. – College and University, 1982
The 1963 freshman class accumulated a graduation rate of 15 percent over four years, 31 percent over five years, and 42 percent over 11 years. First semester grade point average is a useful predictor of academic success. It separates graduates from nongraduates, and roughly predicts time to graduate and semesters attended for nongraduates. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, College Freshmen, College Graduates
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Taylor, Javin M. – CoED, 1981
Describes a computer engineering program including: (1) student activities; (2) positive impact of complementary programs; and (3) additional faculty tasks to support the program. (SK)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Degree Requirements
Hyer, Sally – 1990
This book and a related museum exhibition grew out of a student oral history project on the history of the Santa Fe Indian School, 1890-1990, and the role of the school in the development of Indian communities in New Mexico. Numerous interview excerpts and photographs portray life at the school during historical periods covered in four chapters:…
Descriptors: Acculturation, American Indian Education, American Indian History, Boarding Schools
Szasz, Margaret Connell, Ed. – 1994
During the five centuries of contact between Native and non-Native peoples of the Americas, thousands of intermediaries have moved across the continents' cultural frontiers. These cultural brokers have included traders, missionaries, persons of mixed race, diplomats, Indian schoolchildren attending missionary or government boarding schools, White…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indian History
Sackett, Joe – 1994
As part of an effort to improve basic math instruction at Vocational-Technical Institute (T-VI) in New Mexico, a survey was conducted asking teachers, tutors, and instructional technicians to assess the importance of and student performance on 35 basic math competencies. Survey responses were then related to two national standards of mathematical…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, Intellectual Disciplines
Pew Partnership for Civic Change, Charlottesville, VA. – 1997
This issue of "Civic Partners" is a call to action on behalf of American's cities. The issue opens with John W. Gardner's discussion of the "responsibles" whose vision and energy sustain communities. He stresses that all of us are "responsibles." Among the many tasks that face those responsible for urban improvement is the teaching of conflict…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Citizen Participation, Community Development, Conflict Resolution
APPA: Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers, Alexandria, VA. – 1996
These 25 papers from a conference of higher education facilities offices are grouped into 5 categories: business management; energy and environment; human resources; operations and maintenance; and planning, design and construction. Papers are: (1) "Provider of Choice" (Jerry C. Black); (2) "Re-Engineering--'Inside-Inside' or Outside-Inside': A…
Descriptors: Building Design, Building Operation, Business Administration, College Buildings
Hoffman, Allan M., Ed. – 1996
The seeming increase of violence in American society and its schools has become a pressing issue. Some researchers argue that the American education system mirrors the dynamics of society. The articles in this book address the following issues: the extent of violence in American schools; the forms that violence takes; its root causes; the effects…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Violence, Juvenile Gangs
Cordova, Teresa, Ed.; And Others – 1993
These essays represent a plateau in the fight for Chicana voices to be heard, and they display the range of scholarship Chicanas are producing. The first section contains statements given at the plenary session on Chicana feminism, and the second section analyzes the position of Chicanas in the workplace. Section 3 considers research and data on…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Ethnicity, Females, Feminism
Middle Tennessee State Univ., Murfreesboro. – 1997
Papers in this proceedings explore the theme of rethinking teaching and learning through technology. Along with general session papers that address asynchronous learning networks and the World Wide Web as a classroom without walls, the document contains papers in the following eight tracks: (1) Assessing the Effectiveness of Technology in Teaching…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education
Zappen, James P., Ed.; Katz, Susan, Ed. – 1991
Based on the theme of issues, questions, and controversies in program development and review, this proceedings presents papers delivered at the annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into four sections: Benchmarks for Quality: Developing Criteria for…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Advisory Committees, Case Studies, College Faculty
Adams, Karen L., Ed.; Brink, Daniel T., Ed. – 1990
Essays on the campaign to establish English as the United States' official language include: "Official Languages and Language Planning" (Richard Ruiz); "Una lingua, una patria?: Is Monolingualism Beneficial or Harmful to a Nation's Unity?" (David F. Marshall and Roseann D. Gonzalez); "Canadian Perspectives on Official…
Descriptors: American Indian Languages, Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Classroom Communication
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Summers, Gene F., Ed. – 1997
In this report, the Rural Sociological Society Task Force on Persistent Rural Poverty presents 11 Pathways from Poverty (PfP) state-team efforts and accomplishments. Education and training are themes that appear here and there throughout the strategies described. Many PfP state teams have formed alliances with state rural development councils that…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Economically Disadvantaged
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