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To-Dutka, Julia; Spencer, Sharon – 1990
Montclair (New Jersey) State College sought to develop a structure that would facilitate the strengthening of humanistic perspectives in its students and would enable students to see the connections between their academic studies and the complex aspects of the meaning of being human in a world that is increasingly fragmented. Six pairs of faculty…
Descriptors: Academic Education, College Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Higher Education
Iozzi, Louis A.; And Others – 1980
The purpose of this module is to introduce students (grades 10-11) to critical bioethical issues by considering moral dilemmas and knowledge of biomedical advances. The module is organized into 12 topic areas, each containing a dilemma story, introductory reading material, sample student responses, and questions. Dilemmas are essentially brief…
Descriptors: Biology, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Environmental Education
Iozzi, Louis A. – 1982
"Preparing for Tomorrow's World" is an interdisciplinary, future-oriented program which incorporates information from the sciences and social sciences and addresses societal concerns which interface science/technology/society. The program promotes responsible citizenry with increased abilities in critical thinking, problem-solving,…
Descriptors: Biology, Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Environmental Education
Gomez-Q., Juan, Comp. – 1970
Over 200 selected materials on the Chicano are listed in this bibliography. These materials include bibliographies, statistical materials, books, articles, journals, films, and newspapers which pertain to the Mexican American population. The materials consist of such topics as the Mexican American community; their culture, history, heritage,…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Cultural Background, Films
Kastenbaum, Robert, Ed. – 1993
This encyclopedia contains 106 articles on adult development that were written by more than 75 specialists in such diverse fields as anthropology, communication, education, health sciences, history, and psychology. In a guide to related topics that is presented at the beginning of the encyclopedia, the 106 articles are grouped under the following…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Learning, Adults, Age Differences
Snow, Marguerite Ann, Ed. – 1994
Project LEAP (Learning English-for-Academic-Purposes) is a three-year faculty development and supplemental instruction partnership to improve the academic literacy skills of native-born, immigrant, and international language minority students. This manual is the third set of faculty development materials produced by the project, presenting…
Descriptors: Anthropology, Biology, College Science, College Second Language Programs
White, Phillip M. – 1989
This guide to sources for students at San Diego State University doing library research in topics related to American Indian Studies begins by noting that information on North American Indians can be found in a variety of subject disciplines including history, anthropology, education, sociology, health care, law, business, and politics. The…
Descriptors: American Indian Studies, Annotated Bibliographies, College Libraries, Government Publications
Shea, Christopher – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
Philippe Bourgois, who has spent his career studying some of America's roughest neighborhoods and subcultures, got an unusually harsh welcome to his new hometown: Last May, during a trip to North Philly to make contact with some drug dealers, he got caught up in a police raid. The arrest was Bourgois's first, though hardly his first brush with…
Descriptors: Subcultures, Special Programs, Interdisciplinary Approach, Unified Studies Curriculum
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Spatz, Thea S.; And Others – Adult Learning, 1996
A statewide effort in Arkansas to promote low-cost mammograms required community-based education for adult learners. It combined health education, learning styles, brain hemisphericity, anthropology, and the presentation of culturally appropriate role models. (Author/JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Black Culture, Cancer, Community Education
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Ardenghi, Diego Machado; Roth, Wolff-Michael; Pozzer-Ardenghi, Lilian – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2007
Purpose--The purpose of this paper is to investigate the transitions practitioners undergo as they move from dental school to their first job in a dental clinic and their learning in the workplace. The paper aims to investigate their use of ethical principles as they engage in practice, providing a theoretical explanation for the gap practitioners…
Descriptors: Dentistry, Ethics, Medical Education, Interviews
Johnston, Francis E.; Harkavy, Ira; Barg, Frances; Gerber, Danny; Rulf, Jennifer – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2004
The Urban Nutrition Initiative (UNI) is a University of Pennsylvania/West Philadelphia schools academically-based community service program that integrates academics, research, and service through service-learning and participatory action research. UNI is based academically within Penn's Department of Anthropology and administratively within the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Nutrition, Urban Areas, School Community Relationship
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Kolasa, Kathryn M. – Journal of Nutrition Education, 1981
Examines and defines different methods of how anthropology can make a significant contribution to nutrition education research in the study of food or dietary behavior. (DS)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Behavioral Sciences, Dietetics, Eating Habits
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Olson, Christine M.; Gillespie, Ardyth H. – Journal of Nutrition Education, 1981
Summarizes the discussions and identified research priorities from a 1980 Workshop on Nutrition Education Research relating to areas of anthropology, communications, psychology, and social psychology. (DS)
Descriptors: Anthropology, Behavioral Sciences, Communication (Thought Transfer), Dietetics
Jarvis, Peter, Ed.; Watts, Mary, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
As our understanding of learning focuses on the whole person rather than individual aspects of learning, so the process of learning is beginning to be studied from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines. This handbook presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary research into learning: it brings together a diverse range of…
Descriptors: Learning, Perception, Cognitive Processes, Nurses
Piper, June-el, Ed. – 1999
This document contains 29 papers presented at the 7th-10th Navajo Studies Conferences, 1994-97. The papers are arranged in five sections: "Aesthetics: Rugs, Baskets, and Rock Art"; "Doing Anthropology"; "Health"; "Economics"; and "Contact between Cultures." The papers are: "The First Navajo Studies Conference: Reflections by the Cofounders"…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, American Indian Studies, Anthropology
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