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US House of Representatives, 2021
This document records testimony from a hearing before the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment, part of the Committee on Education and Labor that examines the Department of Labor's (DOL's) policies and actions regarding the Nation's apprenticeship system. First authorized by the 1937 National Apprenticeship Act, Registered…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Labor Force Development, Job Skills, Skill Development
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Orey, Michael, Ed.; Jones, Stephanie A., Ed.; Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2014
As digital devices play a more critical role in daily life than ever, more opportunities arise for innovative learning technologies--a trend on full display in the "Educational Media and Technology Yearbook" for 2013. This latest edition from the Association for Education, Communication, and Technology (AECT) notes the most current…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Budgeting, Costs
Flanagan, Dawn P., Ed.; Harrison, Patti L., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2012
In one volume, this authoritative reference presents a current, comprehensive overview of intellectual and cognitive assessment, with a focus on practical applications. Leaders in the field describe major theories of intelligence and provide the knowledge needed to use the latest measures of cognitive abilities with individuals of all ages, from…
Descriptors: Evidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intelligence, Learning Problems
Ladd, Helen F., Ed.; Goertz, Margaret E., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
Sponsored by the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP), the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook assembles in one place the existing research-based knowledge in education finance and policy, with particular attention to elementary and secondary education. Chapters from the first edition have been fully updated and revised…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Neuman, Susan B., Ed.; Dickinson, David K., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2010
Building crucial bridges between theory, research, and practice, this volume brings together leading authorities on the literacy development of young children. The "Handbook" examines the full range of factors that shape learning in and out of the classroom, from basic developmental processes to family and sociocultural contexts,…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Beginning Reading, Beginning Writing, Early Reading
Kissinger, Daniel B., Ed.; Miller, Michael T., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2009
This volume is a critical and objective study of the contemporary college student athlete. Framed around the process of recruitment, transition, and support of student athletes in higher education, the volume is a response to societal pressures to reform college athletics. Driven by publicity and the potential for revenue gains, colleges and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Counseling Services, Higher Education, Publicity
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IGI Global, 2018
The rapid growth in online and virtual learning opportunities has created culturally diverse classes and corporate training sessions. Instruction for these learning opportunities must adjust to meet participant needs. "Online Course Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications" is a comprehensive reference source for the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Educational Trends
Justice, Laura M., Ed.; Vukelich, Carol, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
High-quality preschool programs are essential to improving children's outcomes in reading achievement and leveling language and literacy disparities among students from diverse backgrounds. Grounded in state-of-the-art research evidence, this practice-oriented book demonstrates how preschool professionals can create, evaluate, and sustain…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Reading Achievement
Council of State Governments, Lexington, KY. – 1986
This document presents the texts of speeches from a conference on health care cost containment. Topics presented include Medicare solvency, capitated programs, diagnostic related groups (DRGs), Medicaid restructuring, long term care financing, private sector cost containment strategies, British health cost containment, health maintenance…
Descriptors: Cost Containment, Financial Support, Health Services, Medical Services
Dickinson, David K., Ed.; Neuman, Susan B., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Current research increasingly highlights the role of early literacy in young children's development--and informs practices and policies that promote success among diverse learners. This handbook presents cutting-edge knowledge on all aspects of literacy learning in the early years. Volume 2 provides additional perspectives on important topics…
Descriptors: Phonemes, Cultural Pluralism, Disadvantaged Youth, Second Language Learning
Allen, Virginia French, Ed. – 1965
The contents of this volume, a compilation of papers read at the first conference of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), are grouped according to general subject and authors: (1) TESOL as a Professional Field--A.H. Marckwardt, F.J. Colligan, W.F. Marquardt; (2) Reports on Special Programs--J.E. Officer, R.B. Long, M.C.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bilingualism, English (Second Language), Instructional Materials
Rohland, Mark, Ed. – Laboratory for Student Success (LSS), The Mid-Atlantic Regional Educational Laboratory, 2003
Work-based education (WBE), including traditional vocational education and other career-focused programs, was an important curricular component in American schools for most of the 20th century. The 1990s was a period of substantial change for work-based education (WBE). Spurred on by a concern about the international competitiveness of the…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Change, Tech Prep, Education Work Relationship
Rubba, Peter A., Ed.; Rye, James A., Ed. – 1998
The 40 papers from this international conference addressed the major theme of facilitating science literacy for all teachers and students. Papers include the following: (1) "Confronting the Gender Gap in Science and Mathematics: The Sisters in Science Program" (P. Hammrich); (2) Teaching Instructional Materials for Science Educators with…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Murphy, Sharon, Ed.; Dudley-Marling, Curt, Ed. – 2003
This book gathers 25 essays and 80 shorter excerpts from the past 25 years of the K-8 journal "Language Arts." Essays in the book begin with (1) "Introduction" (Sharon Murphy and Curt Dudley-Marling). Under Section I--Opening Contexts for Thinking about Teaching the Language Arts--are the following essays: (2) "How…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Language Arts