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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
Vucinich, Janet; O'Conlin, Michaele – 1988
This handbook is intended to provide teachers with background information about the writing skills needed by General Educational Development (GED) students as well as practical instructional activities for use in the adult basic education/GED classroom. A guide to using the ideabook explains the POWER format that involves Prewriting, Organizing,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, High School Equivalency Programs, Learning Activities
Smith, Jeanette, Comp. – 1993
Conducting research in the field of genealogy requires the use of many different historical and recent materials in libraries and elsewhere. This guide provides an annotated bibliography of useful library tools, a basic strategy for research, and a list of other sources of information to help trace a family tree. Although comprehensive, this…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Family History, Genealogy, Higher Education
Huntsberger, Paul E. – 1989
This report presents results of a survey of U.S. postsecondary institutions with agriculture and natural resources programs, concerning institutional support for reentry orientation and alumni networking programs. Reentry orientation" involves programs that help international students become aware of the adjustment aspects of returning home,…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Agricultural Education, Alumni Education, College Graduates
Swanjord, Don Edward – 1986
Intended as a key to current work in agriculture in Yemen, this bibliography cites more than 520 resources produced since 1963 including monographs, journal articles, theses and dissertations, conference papers, case studies, reports, proposals, surveys, bibliographies, and United Nations publications. Foreign language materials in German, French,…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Botany
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. Bureau of Educational Planning and Development. – 1984
Adults in a multi-ethnic, small, rural school district were surveyed to determine their evaluation and expectations of district schools. Of the 301 respondents, 72% were Jicarilla Apache/other Indian, 14% Spanish/Mexican, and 14% Anglo; most were aged 19-45; 81% had completed high school; 76% were employed. Respondents rated the elementary, high,…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Anglo Americans, Community Surveys
Slavin, Gerald M., Ed.; Colahan, Clark A., Ed. – Occasional Papers Series in International Education, 1981
Perspectives concerning the overall process of providing international education are considered in three articles. In "The Development of an International Commitment: A Case Study," Earl L. Backman describes the successful implementation of an international program at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. The Program for…
Descriptors: College Programs, Cross Cultural Training, Foreign Nationals, Foreign Students
Clark, Douglas W. – 1980
Designed for individuals wanting to acquire an introductory knowledge of basic skills necessary to function in a water or wastewater laboratory, this handbook emphasizes current use of routine equipment and proper procedures. Explanations and illustrations focus on underlying techniques and principles rather than processes for conducting specific…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians
Pascual, Henry W. – 1978
Whether bilingual education programs continue to be model projects for demonstrating viable alternatives for the education of Hispanics or general programs to correct deficits in the education of our children, the selection of students for participation in the programs and the training of teachers for these programs are serious responsibilities.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
Edington, Everett D.; And Others – 1980
This project included three separate studies undertaken to determine the effectiveness of television instruction as a method of effectively delivering information about solar energy systems to present and future workers in related industries, and as a method of delivery for adult continuing education instruction. All three studies used a series of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Vocational Education, Construction Industry
Soberano, Rawlein G. – 1980
This paper reports on a historico-sociological study describing the current situation of Vietnamese refugees who settled in the New Orleans, Louisiana, area between 1975 and 1980. The paper begins with a historical background section which presents information about the fall of the South Vietnamese government in 1975, the resulting influx of…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Attitudes, Government Role
Carrillo, Federico Martinez, Ed. – 1979
The papers in this monograph reflect different approaches used in the assessment and evaluation of bilingual education programs. Doctors Harry Berendzen and Katherine Bemis provide some practical considerations for implementation of evaluation. They list responsibilities of an evaluator and offer an evaluation management plan which takes into…
Descriptors: American Indians, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Compensatory Education
Croft, Don B. – 1976
The study identified variables contributing to success in college for low prior educational attainment students from differing cultural backgrounds; described the nature and operation of COPE (College Opportunity Program for Enrichment); described the background characteristics of the COPE students; compared the COPE students' attitudes toward…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, American Indians, Anglo Americans, Blacks
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