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New Mexico Western States Small Schools Project, Santa Fe. – 1965
Because of small class enrollment, limited class offerings, and differences in ability range, a programmed algebra course was introduced to eliminate some disadvantages of a small school mathematics program. Credit was given to students completing 36 of the 73 chapters in Science Research Associates (SRA) Modern Mathematics, Course I. Post-test…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Algebra, Course Evaluation, Individualized Instruction
Blasi, Joyce F. – 1976
Discussed are characteristics of criterion referenced reading tests for use with learning disabled (LD) children, and analyzed are the Basic Educational Skills Inventory (BESI), the Prescriptive Reading Inventory (PRI), and the Cooper-McGuire Diagnostic Work-Analysis Test (CooperMcGuire). Criterion referenced tests are defined; and problems in…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Criterion Referenced Tests, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Education
Carruthers, Garrey E.; And Others – 1975
Summarizing research conducted under the Western Regional Research Project on the delivery of rural community services, this report presents explications of the following generalizations which have been supported by research: (1) Many rural service institutions need reorganization and renewal, (2) Regionalization increases organizations' ability…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Agencies, Citizen Participation, Community Services
Willey, Darrell S.; And Others – 1974
Fifty-eight literature citations relevant to preparation of teachers for Southwestern Spanish-speaking children and youth are reviewed in this paper. The citations include journal articles, monographs, research reports, and synthesis papers published between 1920 and 1974. Topics covered are bilingual teaching strategies, stereotyping, problems…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Citations (References), Educational Legislation, Elementary School Teachers
Caster, P. Roland – 1974
The voluminous final technical report contains comprehensive information covering the 1973-74 activities of the Navajo Education Resource Center (NERC). The project's purpose was to develop an Indian Resource Service Office which would function as a support service system for handicapped children's programs on the Navajo Reservation and which…
Descriptors: American Indians, Delivery Systems, Diagnostic Teaching, Exceptional Child Services
Eastman, Clyde; And Others – 1974
Recently American attention has focused on the problems of pollution and environmental protection. Focusing on the Four Corners Interstate Air Quality Control Region, this study determined which socioeconomic characteristics were associated with concern for environmental quality as measured by willingness to pay for pollution abatement. Sample…
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Anglo Americans, Blacks
Cooper, James G. – 1974
Self-concepts of adolescents in Germany, Mexico, Chinese in Taiwan, and the U.S.A. were measured with an Osgood type of semantic differential. The American sample included Anglo, Chicano, and Indian high school seniors. The 11 concepts included: attitudinal measures on the self, school, social milieu and other racial groups. The bipolar adjectives…
Descriptors: Adolescents, American Indians, Anglo Americans, Chinese
Hale, James A. – 1973
The program's objective was to train a cadre of research and development specialists with competencies to strengthen and institutionalize organizational assessment and program development within higher education institutions serving large numbers of Chicano and Native American students. The project's two major thrusts were: (1) project management…
Descriptors: American Indians, Change Agents, Consortia, Educational Development
Gorman, William D.; And Others – 1972
Information on the expected cropping patterns, livestock enterprises, processing and related activities, income and employment opportunities, capital needs, and training requirements for alternative farm organizational structures that could be selected for development of the Navajo Indian Irrigation Project is presented in this report. The major…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, American Indians, Capital, Employment Opportunities
BARNES, BILL; MANZANARES, JESS – 1966
A 10-YEAR PROGRAM FOR DISADVANTAGED YOUTHS IS DESCRIBED. ITS OBJECTIVES WERE TO--(1) MEET THE NEEDS OF STUDENTS WHO HAVE NO INTEREST IN OR ABILITY TO ADAPT TO A REGULAR SCHOOL PROGRAM, (2) RELIEVE THE CLASSROOM TEACHER OF DISCIPLINE PROBLEMS WHICH BECOME TIME CONSUMING TO THE POINT THAT OTHER CLASS MEMBERS ARE PENALIZED, AND (3) ESTABLISH A…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Disadvantaged Youth, High School Students, High Schools
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1973
This document, part of which is in checklist form, sets forth a set of criteria for analyzing materials which are relevant for the education of minority groups. The checklist itself consists of 29 items, each of which must be judged on a scale ranging from "superior" to "not pertinent." Some sample evaluation questions are:…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Ethnic Groups, Evaluation Criteria, Guidelines
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Hosford, Philip L.; Schroder, Angela – 1974
The following objectives for the conference are indicated: a) to assist interested leaders from all educational levels and agencies to learn more about performance-based education (PBE) strategy: its nature, promise, and problems and its implications for preservice and in-service educational personnel development; b) to assist leaders from all…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Conferences, Educational Trends, Opinions
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Divett, Robert T.; Jones, W. Wayne – 1969
The objective of this project was to develop an integrated computer program for the total operations of a medical library including acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, reference, a computer catalog, serials controls, and current awareness services. The report describes two systems approaches: the batch system and the terminal system. The batch…
Descriptors: Computer Programs, Information Systems, Library Networks, Library Technical Processes
Church, Mary Josephine; And Others – 1980
An assessment of school facilities and services and a survey of staff, student, and community attitudes was undertaken at the request of the Encino School Board to aid in educational planning and improvement for its small rural school which is faced with the problems of declining population (from 400 to 150 in the past 20 years), declining…
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Economic Development, Educational Facilities, Educational Improvement
Sievert, Joe; Winkles, L. Kathleen – 1974
Presented is a curriculum guide for preschool children with cerebral palsy, severe speech and language difficulties, trainable and educable mental retardation, and emotional difficulties. Minimum specific objectives in the domains of social self-help, communications, and psychomotor development are color coded according to handicap. Suggested are…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Class Activities, Communication Skills, Curriculum Guides
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