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Brown, Hamilton B.
This manual is directed to those involved with National Health Service Corps (NHSC) in providing clinical support services and continuing education to NHSC physicians. Following an introductory section, the first of three additional sections defines the purpose of clinical support systems as being twofold: first, to support the physician as he…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Adult Education, Continuing Education, Health Occupations
Chu, Lily; Bergsma, Harold – 1978
The locus of control among married couples was compared to that among their friends. Also compared was the relationship between married couples' locus of control and their reported marital satisfaction. No correlation was found between friends' locus of control, whereas a positive correlation was found between married couples' locus of control.…
Descriptors: Adults, College Students, Friendship, Individual Characteristics
New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces. – 1976
After the second semester of comparing college student performance in beginning courses in Century 21 shorthand and Gregg shorthand the following conclusions were made: Century 21 instruction produced a higher proportion of successes among students who speak a foreign language at home (Spanish); after two semesters of instruction, the attrition…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Students, Business Education, Comparative Analysis
Brough, Theodore G. – 1977
After the third semester of comparing college student performance in beginning courses in Century 21 shorthand and Gregg shorthand statistics failed to support the contention that Century 21 instruction produces a higher proportion of successes among students who speak a foreign language at home (Spanish). Results also indicated that the attrition…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bilingual Students, Business Education, Comparative Analysis
Curtis, Jonathan J. – 1977
The final report details project activities from 1974 to 1977 of the Southwest Area Learning Resource Center, a regional center designed to stimulate and assist in the development of media and materials for special education. Individual sections consider project background; philosophy, goals, and objectives; organization; and workscope areas.…
Descriptors: Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicapped Children, Information Centers
Smith, Lotsee – 1975
This institute was designed to train eight Pueblo Indian teacher aides in library media skills to serve as library paraprofessionals in Pueblo day schools. The program involved training in the following areas: (1) acquisition of materials, (2) selection of materials and equipment, (3) utilization, (4) evaluation, (5) production of materials, (6)…
Descriptors: American Indians, Institutes (Training Programs), Library Education, Library Technicians
Maltby, Gregory P.; And Others – 1988
San Elizario, Texas, is a border community with a high poverty rate, overcrowded school conditions, and a 60% limited English proficiency (LEP) rate among school students. In 1984, the school district began a cooperative university and school system project to improve Hispanic LEP students' achievement through applied computer technology. In…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Bilingual Education Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction
BEMIS, KATHERINE A.; COOPER, JAMES G. – 1967
SIXTY URBAN, MIDDLE-CLASS, FOURTH-GRADE TEACHERS IN THE SOUTHWEST WERE GIVEN THE EDWARDS PERSONAL PREFERENCE SCHEDULE (EPPS) AS A MEASURE OF PERSONALITY. THEIR CLASSROOM BEHAVIOR WAS THEN RECORDED ON A TEACHER OBSERVATION PERSONALITY SCHEDULE REFLECTING EDWARDS' DEFINITIONS OF HIS NEEDS FOR ACHIEVEMENT, ABASEMENT, AFFILIATION, DOMINANCE, CHANGE,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Arithmetic, Behavior Rating Scales
GARRETT, EDGAR RAY – 1965
THE AUTOMATED SPEECH CORRECTION PROGRAM (ASCP) WAS DESIGNED TO TEST THE USE OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION IN THE REMEDIATION OF FUNCTIONAL ARTICULATION ERRORS. A SERIES OF PROGRAMED TAPES WHICH TAKE THE STUDENT THROUGH AUDITORY IDENTIFICATION, AUDITORY DISCRIMINATION, PRODUCTION, AND SELF-EVALUATION WERE DESIGNED. SUB-GOALS OF THE EXPERIMENT WERE A…
Descriptors: Articulation (Speech), Auditory Discrimination, Auditory Training, Children
Western New Mexico Univ., Silver City. – 1967
Over a period of three years a group of 510 rural children participated in a study of visual perceptions, including eye motor coordination, discernment of figures in a ground pattern, form constancy, position in space, and spatial relations, as measured by the Frostig Visual Perceptions Test. Visual perceptions of children of other cultures were…
Descriptors: American Indians, Conservation (Concept), Cultural Influences, Disadvantaged
Stamm, Harlan Charles – 1968
It was hypothesized that there would be no significant difference in the role expectations of junior college presidents and the expectations of their role by their board presidents, by their administrative deans, by their faculty or senate presidents, or between or among the groups. Forty presidents filled out a Rating Scale for Administrative…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, College Presidents, Doctoral Dissertations, Presidents
New Mexico Highlands Univ., Las Vegas. – 1964
The procedures and setting for the establishment of a psycho-social adjustment program in the Bureau of Indian Affairs Albuquerque Indian School are described. Particular attention is given to the formal organization of the school and to other agencies having functional relationships with the school, since these factors and the physical location…
Descriptors: Adjustment Counselors, Adjustment (to Environment), Agency Cooperation, American Indians
Anderson, James G.; And Others – 1969
The study was undertaken to systematically explore some of the social mechanisms within classrooms that mediate educational effects of schools for Mexican Americans in a metropolitan context. Seventy-two teachers from 9 schools in 3 distinct ecological areas in El Paso, Texas, were asked to complete a questionnaire and the Minnesota Teacher…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Students, Emotional Development
Moellenberg, Wayne P. – 1967
This study investigated methods of assessing the effects of cultural deprivation in relation to school adjustment. The investigators developed new methods of assessment in areas of self-concept, (sample of 49 children) concept formation, (314 children) and value orientation, (45 children) The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (sample of 60 children)…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Disadvantaged, Lower Class, Middle Class
Anderson, James G.; Johnson, William H. – 1968
A study with emphasis upon cultural and social factors focused on urban Spanish-speaking children and their families in south El Paso, Texas. Specific objectives sought to identify: cultural and social characteristics of the student sample with respect to language patterns, basic attitudes towards school and mathematics, self-concept of ability,…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Cultural Influences, Educational Research, Ethnomathematics
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