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Walker, Daniel Gers – 1966
The "rising expectations" of the world today include more educational opportunity. This study investigated the potential of the junior college in certain developing countries of the world, the comprehension of its concepts by foreign educators, the extent of their interest, and their recognition of such a need. Chapters deal with master planning…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Doctoral Dissertations, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
Charles, Roger; And Others – 1981
Written as a reference for students, teachers, educationists, lawyers, and researchers, the book provides information on the education of indigenous peoples and a variety of other interests, such as characteristics of individual countries, history of native peoples, country's definition of indigenous people, statistics on educational performance,…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Demography, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Denver Public Schools, CO. – 1969
This booklet was developed to help elementary school students to understand the contributions of the Hispano to our American way of life: 1) to learn something about the history of the Hispanic people --the Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Spanish, Mexican-American, and Spanish-American; and, 2) to develop an understanding of the political and…
Descriptors: American History, Class Activities, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Education
McClure, Erica – Pragmatics and Language Learning, 1992
A study investigated the syntactic properties and functions of English-Spanish code-switching in literary, political, and news magazines in Mexico. It is proposed that oral code-switching in Chicano communities and written code-switching in the Mexican press differ both syntactically and pragmatically, with the latter more syntactically…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Cultural Context, Discourse Analysis, English (Second Language)
Meier, Matt S., Ed.; Rivera, Feliciano, Ed. – 1974
This chronological anthology consists of documents and articles on the history of Mexican American people in the 20th century. The anthology may be directed to students in higher education, historians, and those interested in the Mexican American people. Section I spans the period from 1900 to 1920 and introduces immigration as the starting point…
Descriptors: Activism, Anthologies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Background
Osbourn, Pat; Scott, Fletcher – New Mexico State Department of Education, 2004
The field of autism is rapidly changing with increased funding for research into causes and treatments of this Autism Spectrum Disorder. This document will focus primarily on behavioral and communication treatment approaches that may be used within early intervention and/or preschool special education. Other treatment approaches that are not…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Young Children, Autism, Early Intervention
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Tebeaux, Elizabeth – Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 1999
Focuses on the rhetorical strategies for written business communication in Mexico. Explains the methods used to collect documents for examination, discusses several of these documents as they reflect Mexico's history and cultural value dimensions, and summarizes principles for designing written business communication for Mexico. (SG)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
BJERGO, ALLEN – 1964
PARTICIPANTS IN THIS REGIONAL WORKSHOP HAD AS THEIR OBJECTIVE TO DEVELOP AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PURPOSES, MEANS, ADMINISTRATIVE FRAMEWORK, POLICIES, PROCEDURES, COURSE CONTENT, ADVISORY COMMITTEES, INITIATION, TEACHING TECHNIQUES, COMMUNITY RESOURCES, AND LEADERSHIP TECHNIQUES NECESSARY TO IMPROVE AND EXPAND THE PROGRAM OF ADULT AND YOUNG FARMER…
Descriptors: Adult Farmer Education, Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Community Resources
1968
The conference brought together 250 industrialists and management officials, representatives of state, local, and Federal government agencies, and leaders of the Mexican American and Indian communities. The purpose of the conference was to explore and outline attempts at a solution to discrimination and under utilization of talent, as well as…
Descriptors: American Indians, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Employment Problems
Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1993
This compendium, which is intended as a resource for state and local policymakers and practitioners to use in addressing work force development issues in their states, describes successful projects based on various work force development strategies in the areas of collaboration, empowerment, and systematic change. Some of the models included were…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Programs, Cooperative Planning, Coordination
Moore, Jean J., Comp. – 1976
Designed as a reference book, this publication reflects the efforts of almost 100 American Indian parents, educators, diagnosticians, social workers, etc., and representatives from each of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Area Offices in attendance at the 1976 conference on the comprehensive implementation process for special education services…
Descriptors: Administration, Agency Role, American Indians, Community Resources
Kantrowitz, Martin; And Others – 1987
A guide for educators seeking to reform programs and teaching methods at established medical schools is presented. Focused on practical problems, attention is directed to an innovative curricular track and the ideas, experiences, and discussions presented during a conference attended by educators at eight institutions that have used the track…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Curriculum, Comparative Education, Education Work Relationship
Valencia, Atilano A. – 1972
The Grants Bilingual-Bicultural Program provided for the linguistic and academic needs of children with language limitations in English and Spanish, children functional only in Spanish or English and children functional in the Keresan or Navajo language with limitations in English. The evaluation design determined program effects in English…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education
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Valencia, Atilano A. – 1974
Providing relevant data, analyses, and observations, with particular reference to the cognitive and affective development of bilingual children, the 1973-74 Grants Bilingual-Bicultural Program evaluation determined the personnel's attitudes and perceptions about program components and operations and the children's responses to bilingual-bicultural…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, American Indians, Anglo Americans, Biculturalism
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Egelston-Dodd, Judy, Ed. – 1997
This collection of 19 papers focuses on implications of the professional standards recently developed jointly by the Council for Exceptional Children and Council on Education of the Deaf (CEC/CED). The following papers are included: (1) "Introduction: Helping the Professorate Implement the Standards" (Judy Egelston-Dodd); (2) "CED…
Descriptors: American Indians, American Sign Language, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development
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