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Jones, Wash A.; Larke, Jr., Alvin – Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 2005
With the rapid population increase of Hispanic (Spanish, Latin American, or Spanish Indian heritage) individuals in the United States, ensuring economic prosperity and stability of this group is critical. This should include increasing their dwindling participation in agriculture-related fields. Hispanic youths often overlook an…
Descriptors: Research Design, College Graduates, Quality of Life, Employment Patterns
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Theobald, Paul; Donato, Ruben – Peabody Journal of Education, 1990
Chronicles experiences of depression era "Okies," juxtaposes them against experiences of Mexican Americans, and illuminates the diminution of agricultural labor in an industrializing society. Schooling for those groups was legitimized by their low occupational status. When economic circumstances improved, whites escaped from migrant…
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Moberly, Heather K., Comp. – 1995
This directory contains resource materials and listings of organizations, funding resources, and databases pertaining to cultural programs in rural American communities. A bibliography contains over 100 entries including books, newspaper articles, catalogs, case studies, audio visual materials, and journals covering rural programs and activities…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Community Development, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education
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Stapleton-Otway, Gemma, Comp. – 1991
This directory contains resource materials and listings of organizations, funding resources, and databases pertaining to cultural programs in rural American communities. A 67-item bibliography includes books, journals, and newspaper articles covering arts and crafts, humanities, music, festivals, theater, historic preservation, economic…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cultural Activities, Cultural Education, Databases
ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Las Cruces, NM. – 1975
A supplement to five previous bibliographies, this bibliography provides access to some of the latest research findings or developments in migrant education. Ninety-two documents and 17 journal articles published between 1969 and 1974 are cited. Part 1 contains citations and abstracts which appeared in Resources in Education (RIE) from January…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Agricultural Laborers, Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Programs
Barlow, Melvin L. – American Vocational Journal, 1976
The beginnings of vocational education are more readily seen during the period 1876-1926. They are characterized by the rise of manual training, trade schools, home economics movements, and agricultural education. The Smith-Hughes Act was passed in response to the demands of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education. (EC)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Legislation, Educational Trends
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Wang, Peiling; Soergel, Dagobert – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1998
Proposes a model of document selection by real users of a bibliographic retrieval system. Reports on Part I of a longitudinal study of decision making on document use by academics (25 faculty and graduate students in Agricultural Economics). Examines what components are relevant to the users' decisions and what cognitive process may have occurred…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, College Faculty, Decision Making, Graduate Students
Brandon, George, L., Ed. – American Vocational Journal, 1971
The purpose of this research review was to demonstrate the relationship between the research and evaluation activities and the operational programs of the American Vocational Association (AVA) as it was presented to the 1970 annual convention. The 18 research reports are reviewed under these categories: (1) Awareness, Maturity, and Performance,…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Programs, Educational Research, Program Development
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VanAusdle, Steven L. – Community College Journal, 2005
The landscape of rural America is changing. Rural areas have been described as the country's "bread basket"--feeding citizens of the United States and many countries abroad. But these areas are struggling with declining crop prices, escalating production costs, and increased competition from overseas producers. Where amber waves of…
Descriptors: Family Life, Rural Areas, Agricultural Occupations, Small Businesses
Doyle, Eva; Rager, Robin; Bates, Denise; Cooper, Cheryl – American Journal of Health Education, 2006
Principles of community-based participatory research (CBPR) were applied among migrant and seasonal farmworkers (MSFWs) in a seven-county region of east Texas. The study purpose was to establish community-based partnerships for CBPR and conduct a preliminary qualitative assessment of perceived health needs and capacities. Key informant interviews…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Needs, Participatory Research, Health Conditions
Nupoll, Karin, Comp. – 1978
Books, periodicals, recordings, art works, government documents, and bibliographies, dating mostly from 1960, are included in this 1978 addendum to the 1973 edition of "La Raza: A Selective Bibliography of Library Resources". Similar in format to the earlier volume, the addendum contains 1,616 non-annotated entries organized into 31…
Descriptors: Art, Autobiographies, Bibliographies, Bilingualism
Bronk, Carol G. – 1979
A survey was made of 203 leaders in vocational education to allow a profile and comparison of leader characteristics, and determination of the extent to which selected characteristics relate to professionalism. Data analysis by several sub-programs showed (1) a mean score on the Professionalism Scale similar to that for other groups (54.58); (2)…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Administrators, Adults, Comparative Analysis
Brandon, George L., Ed. – American Vocational Journal, 1970
Twelve research reviews which were compiled by The Center for Vocational and Technical Education, Columbus, Ohio, are organized under these topics: (1) Review and Synthesis of Research Series, which were prepared through the facilities of The Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse on Vocational and Technical Education in the…
Descriptors: Administration, Annotated Bibliographies, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Wynar, Bohdan S., Ed. – 1998
This annual review source is designed to assist smaller libraries in the systematic selection of suitable reference materials for their collections. Approximately 500 unabridged reviews, written by over 250 practicing librarians and subject specialists, identify and describe the most useful and affordable reference sources available for small and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness
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Haas, Toni – Peabody Journal of Education, 1990
Describes the economic, demographic, social, and emotional status of rural Americans at the end of the twentieth century, noting accelerating forces that are changing the nature of that sector. The article looks at what the future holds for the 6.6 million students who attend rural schools. (SM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Occupations, Demography, Economic Factors, Elementary Secondary Education
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