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Heriot-Watt Univ., Edinburgh (Scotland). Esmee Fairbairn Economics Research Centre. – 1978
Designed as an accompaniment to college level macroeconomic lectures (see SO 011 937), this package contains materials for three approaches to the macroeconomics course. The course covers topics of basic macroeconomic concepts, income and expenditure determination, aggregate demand, unemployment and inflation, policy making, investment and…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Data Analysis
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Bach, Jacqueline – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
One place to start understanding how pre-service teachers learn about contemporary young adult (YA) literature, especially those works that feature lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning (LGBTQ) and gender identity themes and characters, is through an examination of the YA literature course--a course many pre-service teachers take as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Adolescent Literature, Homosexuality, Sexual Identity
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Williamon, Aaron; Valentine, Elizabeth – Cognitive Psychology, 2002
This article explores the use of structure in the encoding and retrieval of music and its relation to level of skill. Twenty-two pianists, classified into four levels of skill, were asked to learn and memorize an assigned composition by J. S. Bach (different for each level). All practice was recorded on cassette tape. At the end of the learning…
Descriptors: Music, Student Evaluation, Musicians, Grading
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs. – 2002
A hearing was held to explore the problem of binge drinking on campus and to consider possible responses to this problem. Following an opening statement by Senator Joseph Lieberman, a panel of witness who have done research and work in the field gave testimony. These witnesses commented on the problem of binge drinking: (1) Raynard S. Kingston,…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcohol Education, Behavior Problems, College Students
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Zimmermann, Josua; Bach, Dominik R. – Learning & Memory, 2020
A reminder can render consolidated memory labile and susceptible to amnesic agents during a reconsolidation window. For the case of threat memory (also termed fear memory), it has been suggested that extinction training during this reconsolidation window has the same disruptive impact. This procedure could provide a powerful therapeutic principle…
Descriptors: Physiology, Responses, Conditioning, Eye Movements
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Zmyj, Norbert; Huber-Bach, Lilo – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2020
Although same-sex marriages are legally recognized in many Western societies, prejudices against gay men and lesbians remain and already appear in adolescents. Since a negative attitude toward gay men and lesbians is likely to foster malevolent behaviors, we investigated predictors of homonegativity in adolescents aged between 14 and 16 years.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Social Bias, Religion
Arrive, Michel; Chevalier, Jean-Claude – 1970
A historical perspective of French grammar is developed in this chronologically arranged reader. Part One includes material on French grammar from the 16th to the 19th century: (1) the "Premiere Epoque": 1530-1660, (2) the general grammar of Port-Royal, and (3) the "philosophical grammars" treating syntax, sentence structure, and discourse…
Descriptors: Deep Structure, Descriptive Linguistics, Discourse Analysis, French
Racle, Gabriel – 1976
This issue of the information letter consists of two articles, "Music Therapy" and "Research and Applications of Psychomusical Techniques"; a review of the book, "La musicotherapie et les methods nouvelles d'association des techniques" by Guilhot and Cecourt, and a bibliography of books on music therapy written in…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Educational Therapy, English, French
Rink, Otho P. – 1975
To investigate the effects of background music on perception and retention of a dramatic television presentation's cognitive content, 107 English literature students were randomly assigned to one of five background treatments for a play. Four of the videotaped presentations included background music; Shostakovich's Symphony No. 6; Japanese jazz;…
Descriptors: Applied Music, Cognitive Processes, College Students, Drama
Roud, Richard – 1972
This book covers the life and aesthetic qualities of the work of the European film-maker Jean-Marie Straub (1933- ). It contains introductory chapters on the biography and artistic milieu of Straub and continues with a chapter-by-chapter critical treatment of each of his films: "Machorka-Muff"; "Not Reconciled"; "Chronicle…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Audiovisual Communications, Auteurism, Film Production
American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC. – 1972
This document is a collection of three papers: (1) "Some Variables Why So Few Black High School Graduates Attend Post-High School Area Vocational Schools," by Max Farning, (2) "The Role of Simulation in Teaching Complex Problem Solving Skills," by Curtis R. Finch and Patrick A. O'Reilly, and (3) "Investigation of the…
Descriptors: Blacks, Curriculum Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change
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Cahn, Meyer E. – Music Educators Journal, 1973
Outlined the difficult and challenging role of the music educator. (RK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Experience, Music
Hughes, Allen – Music Educ J, 1969
"All music educators should immerse themselves as deeply, sincerely, and honestly as possible into the music of the electronic age. (Author)
Descriptors: Music Education, Relevance (Education), Teacher Responsibility
Bach, Sarah Christine – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This project sought to understand how psychological hardiness is related to graduate students' ability to perform, with a focus on group differences. The sample participants for this project were PhD students at UCI solicited through electronic communication by the Graduate Student division to participate in an online survey as well as an…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Group Dynamics, Online Surveys
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Bach, Dil – Ethnography and Education, 2014
This article explores the parenting practices of wealthy Danish families and offers insight into the workings of dominant parenting norms within contemporary Danish society. Based on ethnographic fieldwork conducted among 15 families living north of Copenhagen, Denmark, this article identifies the parenting strategies of people with ample…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Ethnography
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