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Armstrong, Judy – 1991
A system to provide objective measures of institutional effectiveness was implemented at the Roswell branch of Eastern New Mexico University to determine whether the college was accountable to students, staff, and taxpayers; to improve the curriculum and programs; and to prepare for accreditation review in 1991. A task force spent the summer of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Outcomes Assessment, Graphs, Higher Education
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Brett, Arlene – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1997
Argues that computers and related technology can be an important asset in the classrooms of young children with disabilities. Suggests that this technology can promote mobility, communication, and learning; increase independence; augment abilities; compensate for learning challenges; overcome learned helplessness; and foster competence and…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Developmental Disabilities, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Disabilities
Loveridge, Robert L.; Carapella, Ruth – 1979
This paper reports factors influencing developmental growth of disadvantaged 3- to 5-year-old preschool children in a Title I program at Euclid School, St. Louis, Missouri. A Preschool Academy was designed to serve 45 preschool pupils in an area served by two neighboring elementary schools. Pupils were divided into three groups and each group…
Descriptors: Achievement Rating, Cognitive Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Parent Influence
Administration for Children and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Office of Family Assistance. – 2000
This guide suggests ways that states may expend their federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and State Maintenance-of-Effort (MOE) funds. The guide is organized into these seven sections: (1) "Introduction" provides background information, explaining the progress that has been made on welfare reform, what the funding…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adults, Block Grants, Children
Mardell, C. G.; Goldenberg, D. S. – 1972
Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning (DIAL), a 1 year project in Illinois, funded through Title VI, to develop screening procedures for identification of prekindergarten children with potential learning disabilities is described. Discussed are evaluation of existing test instruments, which did not meet established criteria, and…
Descriptors: Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Exceptional Child Research, Intervention
Danziger, Sheldon, Ed.; Waldfogel, Jane, Ed. – 2000
Noting that the human capital of a nation is a primary determinant of its strength, this book reviews what is known about the processes that affect child development and how public and private investments in children might be increased to promote their well-being and to enhance the economic productivity of the next generation in America. Based on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Child Development
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. – 1987
This course content guide was developed in accordance with the Standards for Accreditation of Public Schools adopted by the Arkansas State Board of Education. The guide is offered as a framework upon which a curriculum can be built. Within the subject area and at each grade level, the content guide identifies skills at three instructional levels:…
Descriptors: Business Skills, Course Content, Entrepreneurship, Grade 11
Schaefer, Earl S.; Edgerton, Marianna – 1980
This study of handicapped and non-handicapped preschool and early elementary school children and their older normal siblings was designed to determine (1) the intercorrelation of parent and teacher ratings of the child's academic competence and social adjustment, and (2) the correlations of mother, father and teacher ratings with the child's…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Behavior Patterns, Comparative Analysis, Disabilities
Garnett, Donald T., Ed. – 1988
This report of a conference on developmental advising contains the following 18 papers: "An Introduction to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)" (Roberta Corder); "Computer-Assisted Advising: The Personal Touch" (Susan Aldrich, Mark Peterson, Bruce Sands); "The Freshman Survey: Phase I" (Laura Lemonine);…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, College Freshmen, Computers
Maine State Dept. of Human Services, Augusta. Bureau of Health. – 1997
This report describes results of six focus groups of people with disabilities convened by the Maine Bureau of Health to determine the feelings, attitudes, and experiences of this population. Four groups were comprised of adults ranging in age from the early twenties to the late seventies; two groups were comprised of adolescents and young adults.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Attitudes, Disabilities
Fletcher, Jerry L. – 1980
The paper seeks to find a way to make rural education the focus of special efforts to develop electronic technologies, and to use rural schools as the developmental sites for configurations of technology that have broad and general utility. The first section suggests that smallness is an asset to rural education, for education in small units is…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Development, Rural Schools
Miller, Jacqueline A.; And Others – 1982
Intended for use in planning appropriate career services for handicapped students, this handbook for local education, rehabilitation, and related agencies provides an outline of the types of services and programming that may be needed. An introduction discusses interagency collaboration for career development services for handicapped students and…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Development, Career Education, Delivery Systems
McGaughey, Martha J.; Kiernan, William E.; McNally, Lorraine C.; Gilmore, Dana Scott; Keith, Geraldine R. – 1994
This report discusses the findings of a survey that explored integrated employment services of 643 day and employment service providers for individuals with disabilities. Specifically, the survey investigated: (1) services provided; (2) the prevalence of other nonwork services; (3) funding practices related to group and individual supported…
Descriptors: Adults, Delivery Systems, Employment Patterns, Employment Services
Brown, C. K. – 1990
This document provides a profile of aging and old age in Ghana. It covers aging trends and their implications for development. It is noted that, although the population aged 60 and over in Ghana is estimated to rise from 286,000 in 1960 to 2,425,000 in 2025, the aging of the population will not get under way until well after 2025. It is suggested…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Population Trends
Wallace Community Coll., Selma, AL. Office of Institutional Research and Data Management. – 1993
Focusing on data for fall 1991, this report provides information on students, faculty, staff, finances, facilities, and services at Wallace Community College Selma (WCCS), in Alabama. Following an introductory section providing a history of WCCS and reviewing the college's mission and goals, the report provides detailed student data on credit hour…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Budgets, College Faculty, College Planning
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