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Pettibone, Timothy J.; Petrosko, Joseph M. – 1970
An experiment was performed to test the effectiveness of a comparative approach of teaching world cultures to secondary school students. With the comparative approach, cross-cultural comparisons are employed rather than the traditional presentation of one culture at a time. It was hypothesized that students receiving a comparative curriculum would…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness
Prigmore, George T. – 1969
To determine the duties of English supervisors and the effect of certain organizational factors upon them, a questionnaire was sent to 702 English language arts supervisors in 50 states. Replies were received from 354. An interpretation of the data provided a profile of the average English supervisor, a description of his position and its…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Elementary Education, English Departments, English Instruction
Wilson, William O.; Saavedra, Louis E. – 1967
This document presents procedures and checklists for the development of educational specifications for all phases of a school building program. Areas include--(1) program of the proposed school, (2) the community to be served, (3) the site, (4) the nature of the school project, (5) the architect, (6) relationships of areas of the building, (7)…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Educational Specifications, Facility Guidelines, Facility Requirements
Rosenfeld, Lawrence B. – 1973
This study sought to answer two questions: Do teachers stereotype students of different ethnic and social class backgrounds when using actual classroom evaluative criteria? What are the relative effects of audio and visual cues in eliciting teachers' stereotypes? Stimulus materials portraying students from different ethnic and social class…
Descriptors: Anglo Americans, Auditory Stimuli, Blacks, Mexican Americans
Pettibone, Timothy J.; Solis, Enrique, Jr. – 1973
The major goal of this research was the development and validation of cultural models of dental health practices. The specific objectives were to determine if 3 cultural groups (American Indians, Mexican Americans, and Anglo Americans) differ in the dental health hygiene indices, characteristics, psychological factors, or social factors; to…
Descriptors: American Indians, Anglo Americans, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Influences
Williams, Chris – 1973
The booklet is a reference for those interested in theatrical training programs in other nations. It presents details about the history and philosophy, courses, working conditions, financing, repertory, and so on, of sixteen professional theatre schools or academies in nine nations: England, France, Italy, Sweden, West Germany, East Germany,…
Descriptors: Course Content, Dramatics, Educational Programs, International Programs
Little, James A., Ed. – 1970
Prepared for parents of deaf children, the text is a compilation of papers and research prepared by both the deaf and hearing concerned with the deaf child. Articles by parents recounting personal experiences are featured. Papers by specialists and teachers dealing with such topics as the psychology of deaf education and total communication with…
Descriptors: Auditory Training, Communication Problems, Deafness, Early Childhood Education
Miller, Marcia Muth – 1971
The local history collection should contain: county histories; city and village histories; state and regional histories; anniversary booklets; company histories; local newspapers; local magazines; genealogies; family albums; diaries; journals, and letters; account books; club yearbooks; school annuals; telephone books, city directories and local…
Descriptors: American History, History, Information Sources, Information Storage
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1971
This research project investigated the effects of teaching units in the family-living subject areas as prepared by adult basic education students utilizing the television media as a method of instruction. The objectives of the study were: (1) to ascertain whether or not student-prepared videotape media are effective in instructing ABE students in…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Television, Family Life, Student Developed Materials
Jenkins, Joseph R.; Mayhall, William F. – 1973
Resource teacher systems serving learning disabled children are discussed in terms of the varying dimensions of type of service (direct versus indirect), diagnostic/prescriptive orientation (ability versus skill), and delivery (resident versus itinerant). Individual resource programs are thought to vary on the dimensions due to intransigent…
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Education, Learning Disabilities, Program Evaluation, Resource Teachers
Gallegos, Cecelia – 1971
A Consumer Education course was held for parents of students who had previously taken the course. Classes , held for three hours on 14 Sundays, were attended by 12 mothers of students. The course included instruction in the following: clothing, food, family living, and housing, with consumer education stressed in all these areas. Students were…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Day Programs, Evaluation Methods, Home Economics
Newcomer, Norman L.
Guidelines to aid the Extension Agent in writing articles for newspapers are presented. The manual is divided into the following sections: Why Use Newspapers?; Newspaper Public Relations; Before You Begin to Write; What Is News?; The Right Words; Feature Stories; Writing Columns; Newspaper Editorials; Editing; and Photography. In addition, a…
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Communication Skills, Extension Agents, Grammar
Bonilla, Patricia; O'Conlin, Michaele – 1989
This ideabook provides materials for teachers of amnesty (amnesty is the legalization of undocumented immigrants who can prove entrance to the United States prior to 1982) classes that address all their responsibilities--English-as-a-Second-Language instruction and civics content, documentation of student progress, and keeping of accurate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Citizenship
Vucinich, Janet; And Others – 1989
This handbook provides General Educational Development (GED) teachers with information on critical thinking and teaching ideas to support a commitment to the idea of critical thinking as an essential tool for adult basic education (ABE) students. The importance of critical thinking skills for GED students is emphasized. Sample questions from the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Critical Thinking, High School Equivalency Programs, Instructional Materials
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. Dept. of Educational Administration. – 1987
This professional development package is designed to assist General Educational Development (GED) instructors in developing teaching skills to help them prepare students for the written essay part of the new GED exam. An introduction discusses some research and theory that support collaborative teaching situations that most efficiently and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, High School Equivalency Programs, Inservice Teacher Education
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