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Kitano, Margie; And Others – 1983
The report discusses the nature and effectiveness, with mildly handicapped students, of the heuristic approach, an alternative to the behavioral technique that promotes opportunities for the child to explore materials and take an active role in problem solving. Theoretical support for the approach is cited for use with learning disabled and mildly…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Grammar, Heuristics
Tonigan, Richard F., Ed. – 1980
The more than 220 books, monographs, and articles listed in Sections I and II of this bibliography pertain to small schools and small school districts (generally, districts enrolling under 2,500 students), and the 54 school-community analysis publications listed in Section III pertain to any size school-community situation; all references are…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Community Study, Elementary Secondary Education, Improvement Programs
Norwood, Vera – 1979
This guide provides administration and teaching materials for use in organizing and conducting workshops intended to provide job-finding techniques and emotional support for women entering and re-entering the work force. Suggestions are made for assessing the employment situation in the community, the workshop, and finding potential students.…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Education, Displaced Homemakers, Employment Opportunities
Williamson, Leon E. – 1979
The language-based education of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries has proved more productive than the earlier apprentice learning since it offers cognitive development. The first priority of a modern curriculum should be such cognitive development, and language remains the most suitable tool for this purpose. Politically, the full enjoyment…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Research
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. American Indian Law Center. – 1977
Chosen on the basis of geographic location, population, economic status, and land base size, 10 American Indian reservations received a 5-day training session and a 3-day follow-up session re: juvenile law as it pertains to child abuse and neglect. An American Indian Law Center staff attorney assisted by a law student conducted the training…
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
Salas, Jean, Comp. – 1973
This document presents in graphic form a system of interaction analysis, in which methods are presented for the teacher to study his teaching behavior in terms of the behavioral objectives he has established for himself. A summary of categories of interaction analysis is provided, which are labeled as indirect and direct influence. The former…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Patterns, Behavioral Objectives, Change Strategies
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. American Indian Law Center. – 1976
The Model Children's Code was developed to provide a legally correct model code that American Indian tribes can use to enact children's codes that fulfill their legal, cultural and economic needs. Code sections cover the court system, jurisdiction, juvenile offender procedures, minor-in-need-of-care, and termination. Almost every Code section is…
Descriptors: American Indians, Child Advocacy, Civil Liberties, Codification
WILLEY, DARRELL S. – 1967
THIS THIRD REPORT IN A SERIES OF FOUR IS CONCERNED WITH AN EXPLORATORY ASSESSMENT OF THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY OFFERED BY SCHOOL SYSTEMS SERVING TWO MULTICULTURAL COMMUNITIES. ONE SYSTEM HAS A PUPIL POPULATION OF APPROXIMATELY 1,500 OF WHICH 85 PER CENT ARE ANGLO, 10 PER CENT ARE INDIAN, AND 5 PER CENT ARE SPANISH-AMERICAN. THE OTHER SYSTEM HAS…
Descriptors: Ability, Academic Achievement, American Indians, Anglo Americans
Williams, Richard P. – 1968
Included in this bibliography are books, monographs, dissertations, and journal articles of interest to secondary teachers concerned with reading instruction. The materials included in the 955 citations cover a period of publication from 1903 to 1967. Entries are divided into the following categories: (1) critical reading skills, (2) comprehension…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Content Area Reading, Critical Reading, Functional Reading
Conway, James A.; Dettre, John R.
Because some researchers have suggested that dogmatism, or open or closed mindedness, on the part of faculty and students influences the marks students receive, this study aimed to determine the extent to which a congruence of teachers' and students' beliefs and goals is reflected in grades. To guide the investigation, a number of questions were…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Beliefs, Class Average, Evaluation
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
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