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Boulden, Walter T. – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2010
The Behavior Intervention Support Team (BIST) is a proactive school-wide behavior management plan for all students, emphasizing schools partnering with students and parents through caring relationships and high expectations. The BIST program is well-grounded in behavioral theory and combines strength-based and resiliency principles within the…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Professional Development, Behavior Theories
Hirschi, Cody Guy – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The purpose of this study was to analyze School-Wide Positive Behavior Support (SW-PBS) and Behavior Intervention Support Teams (BIST) and their impact on managing student behavior in sample schools in Missouri by using methodological triangulation. Office disciplinary referrals (ODRs) and Safe School Act Violations during the 2012-2014 school…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Montessori Method, Discipline Problems, Referral
Kealey, Robert J., Comp. – 2002
The assistant principal of a Catholic elementary school carries out some of the duties (with the needed authority) of the school principal. How tasks and authority are delegated vary and depend upon the personality of each individual school. Fifteen assistant principals wrote essays relating one of their chief responsibilities to show a wide…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Catholic Schools, Elementary Education, Occupational Information
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Psacharopoulos, George – Comparative Education Review, 1990
Quantitative comparative research provides lessons for educational planners and policymakers unrelated to theoretical labels. This point is illustrated by comparative education "solutions" to typical policy problems in developing countries: increasing access to primary education, expanding secondary and postsecondary education, improving…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Planning
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Bist, Gary – Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, 1995
Shows how and why errors get introduced into examples in computer software documentation and what actions technical communicators can take to minimize this occurrence. Proposes a method to test examples. Suggests that technical writers can avoid these sources of error by creating and implementing a good test plan, maintaining and updating the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Error Correction, Error Patterns, Evaluation Methods
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Bist, Gary; And Others – Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication, 1993
Describes setting up a customer review network, using computer networks and fax machines, to collect customer feedback on documentation during the stages of designing and writing the information. Describes the electronic feedback from one customer in particular and how it was analyzed and used to modify the information before releasing it. (SR)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Electronic Mail, Facsimile Transmission, Technical Writing