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COBB, RICHARD A. – 1967
IN RESPONSE TO CHANGING OCCUPATIONAL PATTERNS, NEW LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS, THE INCREASING INTEREST OF URBAN STUDENTS, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A NEW 2-YEAR AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE, A SURVEY OF HORTICULTURE AND AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY OCCUPATIONS WAS CONDUCTED. THE OBJECTIVES WERE TO (1) DETERMINE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND TRAINING NEEDS, (2)…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery Occupations, Educational Needs, Employment Opportunities
Kilgore, Russel E.; And Others – 1980
This orientation program is designed to acquaint American Indian high school sophomores and juniors with a wide variety of academic college majors, programs, careers, and job opportunities. Emphasis is placed on agriculture, business administration, economics, energy, engineering, management, and natural resources. Included in the week's…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, College Preparation, College School Cooperation
Chu, Lily – 1979
The paper approaches the issue of educational equity from the perspective of individuals' perceptions of the opportunity available to them and their ability to interact with their world effectively. The proposed model of humanistic behaviorism, with its emphasis on self-efficacy, has special implications for multicultural education. The changing…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Behavior, Behavior Theories, Disadvantaged
KEEHAM, VIRIGINIA R.; MAYHON, W.G. – 1963
ACADEMICALLY TALENTED SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS WERE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN "OPERATION FUTURE." PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND STUDENTS RECEIVED THE FOLLOWING--INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING INTERVIEWS TO DISCUSS FUTURE PLANS OVER A 2- OR 3-YEAR PERIOD, APTITUDE AND ABILITY TESTING, GROUP SEMINARS AND DISCUSSIONS RELATED TO…
Descriptors: Conferences, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Research
Coppedge, Robert O.; Gray, James R. – 1968
This document is a descriptive study of the recreational use and the value of water at Elephant Butte and Navajo Reservoirs. Previous research studies, as well as the study areas and recreational characteristics and procedures of investigation used in this study (sampling and data collection, data organization, analysis) are described. Discussions…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Environmental Research, Natural Resources, Physical Environment
Navajo Tribe Education Committee, Window Rock, AZ. – 1961
Participants in prior planning sessions selected problems encountered in teaching English to Navajo students as the specific theme to be stressed during the conference. Subsequently, 5 formal addresses were presented at the conference, w rkshop groups were formed and 6 workshops were conducted, and 2 panel discussions were held. The major foci of…
Descriptors: American Indians, Cross Cultural Training, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Ortego, Felipe, Comp.; Conde, David, Comp. – 1975
Over 200 participants from 10 states and 17 universities attended "The First National Symposium on Chicano Literature and Critical Analysis." Five of the papers presented at the symposium are given in this publication. The papers cover Chicano poetry, novel, drama, and popular folklore humor. "National Character vs Universality in…
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Characterization, Conferences, Drama
Johnson, Marilyn J., Ed.; Ramirez, Bruce A., Ed. – 1990
The intent of this symposium report is to share information with educators and other professionals who work with American Indian exceptional children. In this monograph, most symposium presentations, and in some cases the ensuring discussion, are summarized. Introductory remarks are provided by Gil Pena of the All-Indian Pueblo Council, and this…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Cultural Influences
Bergsma, Harold M. – 1978
Colonial educational development viewed education as: 1) means of training an elite to maintain the imported political/economical system; 2) a vehicle for creating individuals thoroughly conversant with alien values; 3) a commodity for the few of intellectual capability; 4) a broad based entity predicated upon literature, science, math, and…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Developing Nations, Economic Change, Foreign Countries
Muller, Douglas – 1978
A cogent model of self concept may provide educators with the tools to predict and induce change in the classroom behavior of students. The nature of measurement operations, management operations and particularly, the relationship between self concept and behavior are delineated. Discussion focuses on how such behaviors are acquired, manifested…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Rodrigues, Raymond J. – 1974
In comparing the written and oral English syntax of Mexican-American bilingual and Anglo-American monolingual students, this study sought to learn specifically whether these two groups of students represent the same speech population in English syntactic use. A total of 70 subjects were randomly selected for the four groups (bilingual and…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Usage
Center for Applied Linguistics, Arlington, VA. – 1975
This report contains the papers presented at the conference, which was held to discuss the "Guidelines for the Preparation and Certification of Teachers of Bilingual-Bicultural Education," developed at a conference sponsored by the Center for Applied Linguistics in August 1974; the discussants' responses to each paper; and the reports of the three…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Conference Reports
Morphet, Edgar L., Ed.; Jesser, David L., Ed. – 1968
The fifth in a series of reports related to long-range educational planning includes five papers presented at a conference in Albuquerque March 21-22, 1968. The first paper outlines the primary goals of an educational program and considers implications of the program for the curriculum, instructional practices, supporting services, evaluation,…
Descriptors: Administrators, Agency Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Foster, David, Ed.; Jolly, Deborah V., Ed. – 1994
New initiatives have provided educators with exciting resources to develop local, regional, and national infrastructures. Many new public and private sector collaborations have been the result, and this conference explores the implications of these changes for the education profession. The profession has focused on the various ethical issues…
Descriptors: Censorship, Communication (Thought Transfer), Community, Computer Uses in Education
Save the Children, Albuquerque, NM. – 1982
The report of the fourth National Indian Child Conference (1982), sponsored by Save the Children, contains a statistical portrait of the American Indian child, synopses of 7 major presentations and 64 workshops, recommendations, a conference evaluation, and lists of conference staff, presenters, and tribal representation. Topics of major…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Alcohol Education, American Indian Education, American Indians
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