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Sondergeld, Toni A.; Milner, Andrea R.; Rop, Charles – Teacher Development, 2014
Building teachers' confidence in their understanding of nature and encouraging the use of field experiences with students are important factors in increasing environmental awareness in students. "A River Runs Through It (ARRT)" is an integrated environmental education professional development program, immersed practicing teachers in…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Environmental Education, Faculty Development, Experiential Learning
Glenn, Charles L.; And Others – 1993
This study provides a detailed description of the process by which parents choose schools for their children and the process by which urban schools adjust to the necessity of convincing parents to choose them. The Parent Information Center programs in the Massachusetts communities of Boston, Cambridge, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, and Springfield…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Centers
Edwards, Charles W., III – 1984
The need for the development of a biotechnician curriculum was investigated. A search for operational job descriptions for biotechnicians was conducted. Industry consensus was that this is a generic term too broad to be useful. Biotechnology companies within a 300-mile radius of Chicago and universities and other colleges in Illinois that hire…
Descriptors: Biology, Curriculum Development, DNA, Educational Research
Kyle, Charles; And Others – 1992
In 1990-91, the educational histories of incarcerated juveniles in Illinois were analyzed to assess the value of educational intervention strategies prior to incarceration. Following open-ended interviews with public officials, structured interviews were held with 200 juvenile offenders, of whom 50 were female, from all parts of the state. The…
Descriptors: Delinquency, Educational Background, Educational Needs, Family Characteristics