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Akpan, Charles P.; Archibong, Ijeoma A. – International Education Studies, 2012
The study sought to find out the predictive effect of self-concept, self-efficacy, self-esteem and locus of control on the instructional and motivational leadership roles performance effectiveness of administrators of public secondary schools in Cross River State of Nigeria. The relative contribution of each of the independent variables to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality Traits, Predictor Variables, Leadership Effectiveness
Orton, Peter; Dickison, Wayne – 1972
Case studies describe attempts to develop educational forms that are personally, intellectually, and socially valid in two Massachusetts elementary schools--the Charles River School, a small private school in Dover; and the Parmenter School, a public school. Both schools have tried to reorient the first six or seven years of formal education along…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Case Studies, Curriculum, Educational Change
Croft, Kenneth, Ed. – 1980
Thirty-five articles on teaching English as a second language are presented under the following headings: (1) "Trends and Practices," (2) "The Matter of Errors," (3) "Second Language Acquisition," (4) "Speaking and Understanding," (5) "Reading and Writing," (6) "Vocabulary," (7) "Testing," and (8) "The Matter of Culture." Authors include Clifford…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adult Education, Adult Students, Affective Behavior
Brown, J. D., Ed. – TESOL International Association, 2013
In this revised edition in the popular New Ways Series, teachers have once again been given an opportunity to show how they do assessment in their classrooms on an everyday basis. Often feeling helpless when confronted with large-scale standardized testing practices, teachers here offer classroom testing created with the direct aim of helping…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
Massey, Douglas S.; Charles, Camille Z.; Lundy, Garvey F.; Fischer, Mary J. – Princeton University Press, 2006
African Americans and Latinos earn lower grades and drop out of college more often than whites or Asians. Yet thirty years after deliberate minority recruitment efforts began, we still don't know why. In "The Shape of the River," William Bowen and Derek Bok documented the benefits of affirmative action for minority students, their communities, and…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Socioeconomic Background, Minority Group Students, Underachievement
Ericksen, Charles Aaron – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to explore judicial resiliency through the personal experiences and perspectives of an experienced trial court judge, the Honorable Richard Jones. This exploratory case study examined the coping skills, traits, and attributes exhibited by Judge Jones over his career and in particular through the experience of…
Descriptors: Judges, Resilience (Psychology), Coping, Personality Traits
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Reizes, Sonia; Kramsch, Claire J. – Die Unterrichtspraxis, 1980
Describes a joint high school/college pilot program planned by Massachusetts foreign language teachers and hosted by M.I.T. The success of the program dubbed "MACH MIT Total Immersion German Weekend" is attributed to the concept of active involvement, which was implemented through games, seminars, shows, cooking and other activities.…
Descriptors: Advanced Students, Area Studies, Extracurricular Activities, German
Newlin, George – 2003
More than 100 years after being written, "Great Expectations" is still one of the most widely studied works of fiction. This casebook of historical documents, collateral readings and essays brings to life both Charles Dickens' masterpiece and the social issues surrounding his work. The interdisciplinary approach in the casebook offers…
Descriptors: Classics (Literature), Cultural Context, English Literature, Learning Activities
Jankowsky, Kurt R., Ed. – 1973
"Language and International Studies" is the theme of the 20 papers which appear in this volume and which were presented at the 24th annual Round Table meeting held in March 1973. In addition, the paper of one absent panelist, Wolfgang Kuhlwein, is included. The first panel, consisting of Kuhlwein, Leopold Engels, James Harris, Terence Langendoen,…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, College Language Programs, College Libraries, English (Second Language)
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Nwadigwe, Charles E. – Research in Drama Education, 2007
The site of the performance is largely a cultural expression defining the physical surroundings and conditions in which the audience and performers interact. Similarly, the character of the theatrical occasion is often shaped by the place designated for the event. In contemporary practice and discourse, the concept of theatre has widened, giving…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Migrants
Piper, Paul S., Ed.; Tag, Stan, Ed. – 2003
This book contains 19 personal essays on the role that fathers play in fostering connections between their children and the natural world. Written from the perspective of adult children or of fathers themselves, most essays show how outdoor activities, particularly hunting and fishing, are replicated across the generations and serve to foster…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Environmental Education, Essays
Mangrum, Charles T.; Carner, Richard L. – Florida Reading Quart, 1970
Concludes a three-part article describing the reading programs of junior colleges in Florida, Including Indian River, Manatee, and Dade. (RW)
Descriptors: Developmental Reading, Grammar, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Individualized Instruction
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Andersen, Charles B. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2001
Introduces the analysis of a river as an excellent way to teach geochemical techniques because of the relative ease of sample collection and speed of sample analysis. Focuses on the potential sources of sample contamination during sampling, filtering, and bottle cleaning processes, and reviews methods to reduce and detect contamination. Includes…
Descriptors: Chemical Analysis, Chemistry, Data Collection, Earth Science
Princeton Univ., NJ. Mid-Career Fellowship Program. – 2001
This document contains 11 essays by fellows in the Mid-Career Fellowship Program at Princeton University (New Jersey). Published in July 2001, the articles in this document include: (1) "Writing for Community College Students--A New Approach" (David Daniels); (2) "The Fourth Paradigm: Establishing Shared Governance at a New Jersey Community…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Development, Educational Practices
Clare, Warren L., Ed. – Journal from the Northwest Center for the Study of Correctional Education, 1996
This journal presents a forum for discussion and research related to correctional education programs and their effects on students. This inaugural issue contains the following articles: (1) "The Position of Correctional Education in the Current Crime Dilemma," by the editors, describing problems currently facing correctional administrators and key…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Community Colleges, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions
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