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Maier, Charles R. – Bioscene, 1992
Provides rich description of the biological diversity found in a 30-mile section of Nebraska known as the "biological crossroads." Argues that the seven major associations of the Niobrara River valley provide a great classroom. Includes a complete listing of plant species. (DDR)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biology, Educational Strategies, Hands on Science
Gary, Lee P., Jr.; Carter, Kenneth P. – 1988
Student attrition in the first grade of the eight public school districts serving New Orleans (Louisiana) and the River Region exceeded the statewide average for the school years 1983/84 through 1985/86 and black males are suffering severe, almost irreparable, damage to their academic potential. An analysis of enrollments, student failure, and…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Black Students, Elementary School Students, Females
Metcalf, Doris Hunter – 1996
This resource book provides information and activity sheets on explorers of North America. The five sections of the book trace the explorers' contributions both geographically and chronologically. Each section includes thought questions, biographical portraits and skill activities for grades 4-8. Section 1, "They Opened the Door,"…
Descriptors: American Studies, Biographies, Elementary Education, Modern History
Utah Univ., Salt Lake City. Graduate School of Education. – 1971
A workshop held December 7, 8, and 9, 1970, was the second phase of a three-part program which aims to organize and develop Adult Basic Education (ABE) teacher preparation programs in institutions of higher education. The goals of the workshop were to: (1) inform participants about the need for professional preparation in teaching Adult Basic…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrators, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning
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McHewitt, Earl R. – 1994
The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) conducted a study of Fall 1994 city and county population penetration rates, or the percentages of residents served by VCCS colleges. The penetration rate was determined by examining headcount as a percentage of the total population based on 1990 and 1995 projections developed by the Virginia Employment…
Descriptors: College Attendance, Community Colleges, Community Size, Declining Enrollment
Sacramento City Coll., CA. Learning Resources Div. – 1992
With support from the California Community College Fund for Instructional Improvement, 14 classroom-based research studies were conducted in fall 1991 at American River College (ARC), Consumnes River College (CRC), Sacramento City College (SCC), San Joaquin Delta College (SJDC), Solano Community College (SoCC), and Yuba Community College (YCC).…
Descriptors: Black Students, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
Perspective: Essays and Reviews of Issues in Employment Security and Employment and Training Programs, 1989
This issue of an annual journal contains 20 papers reflecting on the efforts of U.S. employment security and training programs to meet the needs of veterans. Part I, "National Perspective," contains five essays: "Policy Issues for Veteran Job Training Programs" (Martin F. Smith); "Cognizant Ramblings: Superfluous Lags the Veteran on the Stage…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employment Practices, Employment Problems, Employment Programs
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Martin, Andre, Comp. – 1980
Intended to help readers develop an appreciation of the contributions of Franco-Americans to the cultural heritage of the United States, this book, the second of six volumes, presents 15 readings representing many perspectives--from the historical to the sociological--illustrating the thinking and feelings of those in the forefront of…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Biculturalism, Colonial History (United States), Cross Cultural Studies
Glasrud, Clarence A., Ed. – 1987
This book, containing the papers presented at a conference concerning the French contributions to the Upper Midwest region of the United States, includes: (1) "Contact and Consequence: An Introduction to Over 300 Years of French Presence in the Northwest" (V. Benoit); (2) "The French Voyageur and the Fur Trade" (J. T. Rivard);…
Descriptors: American Studies, French, North American Culture, North Americans
Massey, Douglas S.; Charles, Camille Z.; Lundy, Garvey F.; Fischer, Mary J. – 2003
This study investigated the roots of minority underperformance in selected colleges and universities. Drawing on data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Freshmen, the study developed a comprehensive analysis of the pathways by which students of differing backgrounds enter higher education in the United States. The chapters are: (1) "The…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, College Freshmen, Cultural Background, Ethnicity
Morrissey, Jim; Waity, Charles – 1969
A social studies course for a tenth grade career program is outlined in this curriculum and teaching guide. A calendar plots the time sequence for the nine units which cover prehistory to the present. The format of each unit is in three sections. The interrelated concepts, behavior goals, and teaching methods and learning activities are presented,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Concept Teaching, Curriculum Guides
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Davis, Michael G.; Stewart, Charles W. – 1970
This study investigates 16 personality factors and their relevance to the swimming proficiency of physical education students at Wisconsin State University-River Falls. Two instruments, a swimming skills test and the Cattell Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire, were utilized. The major hypotheses tested include: (1) there is no difference…
Descriptors: College Students, Females, Individual Characteristics, Males
Downs, Charles – 1974
The pamphlet outlines the geographic, social, economic, and political status of Georgia in the 18th century and traces some of the events that led to the revolt against British rule. One of a series of materials about the American Revolution in Georgia, it is designed for junior or senior high school students. A brief teacher's guide is included.…
Descriptors: Colonial History (United States), Conflict, Economic Factors, Exports
Maurice, S. Charles; Smithson, Charles W. – 1983
Examined in this booklet, one of a series intended to apply economic principles to major social and political issues of the day, are such questions as the origins of interest in combating pollution, why people pollute, continuing interest in the issue, the social costs of pollution, and a possible solution to the problem, all considered from an…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Business, Capitalism, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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
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