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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
Isakson, Richard L.; Call, John M. – 1991
This paper describes three outreach programs implemented by the Counseling and Development Center (CDC) at Utah's Brigham Young University (BYU) to better serve the academic needs of freshmen. The first program is a cooperative program with the BYU Housing Department aimed at facilitating adjustment to college and personal development of students…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Advising, Adjustment (to Environment), Athletes
GRIBBONS, WARREN D.; LOHNES, PAUL R. – 1966
A LONGITUDINAL STUDY WAS UNDERTAKEN TO ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES--(1) TEST THE THEORY OF OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE WHICH PROPOSES A PROCESS RUNNING THROUGH A SEQUENCE OF DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES, (2) DETERMINE WHETHER THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT SEX DIFFERENCES IN CAREER SEQUENCES, (3) DESCRIBE IN DETAIL 111 REAL CAREER PATTERNS OVER 8 YEARS OF…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Opportunities, Career Planning
Nichols, Kathryn; Rennie-Hill, Leslie – 2000
This report addresses forces affecting Oregon's benchmark goals for education, recommendations about future measurement of the benchmark, research about best practices for improving these standards, and services and programs involved in addressing them. It describes the state of youth and education in Multnomah County through statistics on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Benchmarking, Developmental Continuity
Preston, Kathleen – 1977
It was hypothesized that high visual imagery is a liability during acquisition periods and an asset during consolidation periods of Piaget's stages of concrete and formal operations. It was also hypothesized that at all ages high imagery would be related to performance on a "spatial egocentrism" task. A sample consisting of 195 children…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Developmental Stages, Elementary School Students
Gainesville Coll., GA. Office of Planning and Institutional Research. – 1990
As part of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools self-study process for reaffirmation of accreditation, Gainesville College (GC) conducted its second decennial needs assessment survey in fall 1990 to obtain data to assist in college planning and program improvement. Separate survey instruments were developed to gather data from…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Attitudes, Community Colleges, Community Needs
Waits, Mary Jo; Johnson, Ryan; Kornreich, Toby; Klym, Mark; Leland, Karen – 1998
In 1996, drawing from religious, educational, social services, media, neighborhoods, nonprofits, and health-providing sectors of the community, the Phoenix Violence Prevention Initiative (PVPI) was conceived. During Phase One of the initiative, the following seven points regarding prevention and prevention design strategies were assembled: (1)…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Crime, Crime Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education
Weaver, Nancy – 1972
Presentations concerning a variety of special programs operating within the framework of a large comprehensive child care program were discussed. A description is given of how a specialist from a certain discipline functions in the many varied programs aimed at prevention. The specialty is nutrition. Each presentation discussed has opportunities…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Development, Developmental Programs, Eating Habits
Roberts, Keith J. – 1986
A series of studies were conducted at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) to determine the relationship of basic skills assessment test scores, sex, and race to student success for the following groups of fall 1985 students: 229 developmental studies (Crossover Program); 501 associate degree level students; 66 business and graphic arts…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, College Programs, Community Colleges
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