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Pacific Training and Technical Assistance Corp., Berkeley, CA. – 1979
Four panel presentations in full text are presented commenting on the following: an overview of national Indian strategy; goals and strategies of eight demonstration projects; a review of current federal legislation; and making services for American Indians culturally relevant in child placement, family support, and child care. Representatives, on…
Descriptors: American Indians, Child Welfare, Federal Legislation, Program Development
Edington, Everett D. – 1983
Any program for the state, local, or federal levels designed to produce more math and science teachers should recognize the special needs of the small, rural, and isolated school. Rural teachers can expect generalized teaching assignments with a greater diversity of subject matter responsibilities than teachers in larger, urban settings. There is…
Descriptors: Certification, Labor Needs, Mathematics Teachers, Rural Schools
Center for Informative Evaluation, Tucson, AZ. – 1981
To facilitate awareness in Indian child services by identifying perennial needs and pointing out developing responses at as many levels as possible the conference was divided into five major sections. Each workshop summary includes names of presenters, purpose of workshop, major points made during workshop, and available materials and human…
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indian Education, Child Welfare, Children
Kirkland, Mary; And Others – 1976
During May of 1974 and of 1976, needs assessment questionnaires were distributed to American Indian parents to determine their perception of the Title IV Program and its effectiveness. In 1974, 50 parents responded to the questionnaire. In 1976, 37 parents responded to the questionnaire which had been revised. Both years, several of the returned…
Descriptors: American Indians, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs
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Gonzalez, Rossana – Journal of Career Education, 1983
The Career Guidance Institute is designed to orient public high school students to the world of work. The program profiles various occupations with in-depth observation, hands-on opportunities, and possible temporary employment, enabling students to make intelligent educational and career choices. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Demonstration Programs, Institutes (Training Programs)
Cordova, Ignacio R.; And Others – 1970
Evaluating the 2nd-year K-3 bilingual program in 4 elementary schools, this document assessed (1) the increase in achievement level of Spanish-speaking pupils through use of a sustained K-3 program; (2) the student achievement level between bilingual and monolingual programs; (3) the involvement of Spanish-speaking parents as advisors and…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development
National Education Task Force de la Raza, Albuquerque, NM. – 1973
The symposium, convened in 1966 at the University of Arizona (Tucson), served as a sequel to the 1965 "Tucson Survey on the Teaching of Spanish to the Spanish Speaking" and as a prologue to action. November 28-December 1, 1973 a National Bilingual Bicultural Institute was held to: (1) review the rationale, activities, and recommendations…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Community Action, Conferences
Velarde, Hubert – 1972
The statement by the President of the Jicarilla Apache Tribe emphasizes reservation problems that need to be examined. Presented at a 1972 Civil Rights Commission hearing on Indian Concerns, Velarde's statement listed employment, education, the administration of justice, water rights, and medical services as areas for investigation. (KM)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Community Involvement, Courts
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Conran, Philip B.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1991
A survey of faculty (n=223) and students (n=157) in two different curriculum tracks (problem-based/student-centered primary care vs. regular) at one medical school gathered opinions on the methods and criteria of student evaluation. Differences occurred primarily in the perceptions of first- and second-year students in the problem-based…
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Medical Education
National Indian Council on Aging, Albuquerque, NM. – 1981
Focusing on six major topics to be addressed at the 1981 White House Conference (economic security, physical and mental health, social well being, older Americans as a national resource, creating an age-integrated society, and research), the National Indian Conference attracted 1,165 persons from more than 140 tribes (592 being Indian elders over…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Cultural Awareness, Delivery Systems
Kelley, Patrick M., Ed.; Samuels, Marilyn Schauer, Ed. – 1984
Articles in these proceedings of a conference of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication represent the views of professional communicators and academicians who share a concern for providing breadth and quality of preparation for present and future technical communicators. The topics of the 19 papers include the…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Curriculum Evaluation, Education Work Relationship, Graduate Study
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Esquibel, Antonio; Casso, Henry J. – 1974
Participating in the "NIE/National Education Task Force de la Raza Symposium" were 57 of the nation's top Chicano educators. During the Symposium's 2 days, these Chicano educators interacted with 5 National Institute of Education (NIE) staff members. Objectives of the Symposium included: (1) to review NIE's 1975-76 Multicultural Agenda;…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Conferences, Curriculum, Educational Finance
Rios-Bustamante, Antonio Jose – Azlan----International Journal of Chicano Studies Research, 1976
Descriptors: Population Growth, Social History, Sociocultural Patterns, Socioeconomic Background
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Edington, Everett; Hays, Leonard – Adolescence, 1978
In 1975, questionnaires were given to 587 sophomores and seniors in 12 rural high schools. Findings included significant differences between ethnic groups on expected and desired family size and marriage age; but no differences between age groups. (Author/SJL)
Descriptors: Age Differences, American Indians, Aspiration, Cultural Differences
Jenks, Frederick L. – American Foreign Language Teacher, 1971
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Context, Cultural Images, Cultural Interrelationships
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