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Bryan, Craig J.; Dhillon-Davis, Luther E.; Dhillon-Davis, Kieran K. – Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 2009
In light of continuing concerns about iatrogenic effects associated with suicide prevention efforts utilizing video-based media, the impact of emotionally-charged videos on two vulnerable subgroups--suicidal viewers and suicide survivors--was explored. Following participation in routine suicide education as a part of the U.S. Air Force Suicide…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Prevention, Suicide, Program Effectiveness
Nassar, Sylvia C., Ed.; Niles, Spencer G., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2018
Ideal for use in introductory counseling courses, "Orientation to Professional Counseling" is fully aligned with the 2016 CACREP Standards and contains historical perspectives on the foundations of the profession, an overview of counseling specialties and contemporary issues in the field, and a discussion of anticipated future trends.…
Descriptors: Counseling, Ethics, Individual Development, Cultural Differences
Buckendahl, Chad W.; Davis, Susan L.; Plake, Barbara S.; Sireci, Stephen G.; Hambleton, Ronald K.; Zenisky, April L.; Wells, Craig S. – Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development, US Department of Education, 2009
The "Evaluation of the National Assessment of Educational Progress: Study Reports" describes the special studies that comprised the design of the evaluation. In the Final Report, the authors presented a practical discussion of the evaluation studies to its primary, intended audience, namely policymakers. On this accompanying CD, readers…
Descriptors: National Competency Tests, Program Evaluation, Educational Research, Program Effectiveness
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Eckert, Craig M.; Bower, Douglas J.; Stiff, Krista S.; Hinkle, Abby J.; Davis, Andrew R. – Teaching Sociology, 1997
Demonstrates the usefulness of classroom assessment in reducing the number of underprepared students. Recommends that faculty use classroom assessment techniques very early in the semester to determine students' knowledge level. Maintains that a vast dichotomy exists between teachers' assumptions regarding students' knowledge and what they…
Descriptors: Academic Failure, Educational Background, Educational Environment, Educational Experience
Gaylord, Vicki, Ed. – Institute on Community Integration (NJ1), 2007
This issue of the quarterly publication focuses on Supporting Success in School and Beyond for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Editorial introduction notes that Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) are reported as the sixth most commonly classified disability among young people receiving special education services in American schools, and it…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Autism, Young Children, Young Adults
Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis; Jackson, Dinah L.; Kirby, Briney; Davis, John; Benson, Craig – 1999
A cross-sectional study examined age differences in children's conceptions of early U.S. history. Students in grades 2, 3, 6, and 8 (n=281) were asked to respond to a question about how the United States became a country. Their essays show significant changes with age. Older students were more likely to include errors of historical fact in their…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Age Differences, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation
Crocco, Margaret Smith, Ed.; Davis, O. L., Jr., Ed. – 2002
This collection of biographical articles presents several issues concerning story of women working in the social studies placing it within a broad intellectual and social context. Following the "Preface" (M. S. Crocco), the collection is divided into five chronological sections. The first section entitled, "Conceptualizing Social…
Descriptors: Biographies, Citizenship Education, Cultural Context, Educational History
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Campbell, Keith A.; Rohlman, Diane S.; Storzbach, Daniel; Binder, Laurence M.; Anger, W. Kent; Kovera, Craig A.; Davis, Kelly L.; Grossman, Sandra J. – Assessment, 1999
Administered 12 psychological and 7 neurobehavioral performance tests twice to nonclinical normative samples of 30 adults (computer format only) and 30 adults (computer and conventional administration) with one week between administrations. Results suggest that individual test-retest reliability is not affected when tests are administered as part…
Descriptors: Adults, Computer Assisted Testing, Neuropsychology, Psychological Testing
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 2000
The Media Ethics Division section of the proceedings contains the following seven papers: "The Concept of Media Accountability Reconsidered" (Patrick Lee Plaisance); "Of Joint Ventures, Sock Puppets and New Media Synergy: Codes of Ethics and the Emergence of Institutional Conflicts of Interest" (Charles N. Davis and Stephanie…
Descriptors: Accountability, Conflict of Interest, Death, Editors
Veterans Administration, Washington, DC. – 1969
The Conference Poceedings are divided into three broad topics: systems planning, audiovisuals in biomedical communication, and automation and networking. Speakers from within the Veterans Administration (VA), from the National Medical Audiovisual Center, and the Lister Hill National Center for Biomedical Communications, National Library of…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Communications, Audiovisual Instruction, Automation, Information Networks
Hale, Frank W., Jr., Ed. – Stylus Publishing, LLC, 2006
To their disadvantage, few Americans--and few in higher education--know much about the successes of historically Black colleges and universities. How is it that historically Black colleges graduate so many low-income and academically poorly prepared students? How do they manage to do so well with students "as they are", even when…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, African American Students, College Students, Academic Achievement
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, Washington, DC. – 2003
People will debate for many years to come the causes and implications of the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York City and the Pentagon (District of Columbia). In such challenging times, educators rightly wonder about their proper role. What should they teach young U.S. students? What are the implications for the K-12 curriculum and for the…
Descriptors: Democracy, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Sources, Student Needs
Sturtevant, Elizabeth G., Ed.; Linek, Wayne M., Ed. – 1994
This 1994 yearbook presents 24 papers and a summary of the dissertation award winner "Overcoming Misconceptions about Science Beliefs" (G. Qian). Papers are: "The Roots of Reading: Preserving the Heritage of a Profession" (N. A. Stahl and others; "CRA Professional Programs and Progress: A Personal Twenty-Five Year Perspective" (James E. Walker);…
Descriptors: Adults, Classroom Research, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, 2002
The attacks on New York City and Washington on September 11, 2001, as well as the aborted attack that led to the Pennsylvania crash of United Airlines flight 93 comprised an event too traumatic to quickly set aside. All the things that a nation and its people do to digest, understand and in some sense recover from a cataclysm have been and are…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Elementary Secondary Education, Democracy, United States History
International Academy for Information Management. – 2001
This document presents the proceedings of the International Academy for Information Management's International Conference on Informatics Education and Research (ICIER), held December 14-16, 2001 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The keynote address was given by Joseph A. Grace, Jr., founding and current President of the Louisiana Technology Council.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education