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Offspring, 1995
These two 1995 issues of the journal "Offspring," a publication of the Michigan Council of Cooperative Nursery Schools, cover a variety of topics familiar to nursery school and day care providers including the mission of the publication. Articles are short pieces useful to practitioners and are frequently accompanied by classroom activities.…
Descriptors: Child Development Centers, Child Health, Classroom Techniques, Cooperation
Grabowski, Barbara L. – 1989
An introduction to a symposium on interactive video, this brief paper announces that the symposium will continue the debate on whether media are simply delivery vehicles for instruction by considering the inherent properties of interactive video and its impact on achievement, including the way in which the properties of this medium both dictate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Conferences, Instructional Design, Interactive Video
Ooms, Theodora; Figueroa, Iris – 1992
Presentations of panelists at one in a series of monthly seminars on Family Centered Social Policy are summarized. The first panelist, Maria E. Enchautegui, began with a statistical overview of Latino poverty and then highlighted data for subgroups. Mirien Uriarte presented findings from her study on the experiences of Latinas in the Massachusetts…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Patterns, Ethnic Groups, Family Problems
International Federation of Library Associations, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1985
This document includes papers on public libraries which were presented at the 1985 International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) conference. The first paper, "International Guidelines for Public Libraries," is the report of an IFLA working group and it includes guidelines in six areas: public library services; media of…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, International Organizations
Cerri, Stefano; Breuker, Joost – Studies in Language Learning, 1981
Characteristics of DART (Didactic Augmented Recursive Transition), an ATN-based system for writing intelligent computer assisted instruction (ICAI) programs that is available on the PLATO system are described. DART allows writing programs in an ATN dialect, compiling them in machine code for the PLATO system, and executing them as if the original…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Diagnosis, Error Analysis (Language)
Saffle, Elisa – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Structured mentoring programs for new principals are designed to support and enhance their professional abilities. Providing mentoring support for new principals has benefits that extend beyond the novice principal to the mentor, school, and school district. Although the benefits of principal mentoring are established, mentoring of new principals…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Administrator Attitudes, Principals, Mentors
Goncu, Artin, Ed.; Klein, Elisa L. – 2001
In honor of the contributions of Greta G. Fein to the fields of developmental psychology and early childhood education, a community of scholars prepared this volume to explore how social play arises, social play's developmental and educational significance, and the ways in which social play can be promoted in early childhood settings. In addition,…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Cognitive Development, Constructivism (Learning)
Lectura y Vida: Revista Latinoamericana de Lectura, 2002
Articles in this volume include the following titles (translated from the Spanish): "Who Is in Charge of Teaching Reading and Writing at the University? Tutorials, Exam Preparation, and Class Synthesis in the Humanities" (Paula Carlino); "False Conceptions of the Linguistic Abilities, Values, and the Culture of Girls and Boys from Poor Families"…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cross Sectional Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA. – 2000
This set of four publications examines contemporary power relations between persons of European and African descent in Brazil, South Africa, and the United States. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, these publications focus on three democracies with large multiracial and multiethnic populations. "Overview Report," which…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
Navarro, Karin Elisa – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Pre-service teachers depend on hands-on training to acquire the necessary practical skills to effectively work in the classroom. This is especially true for pre-service teachers in Early Childhood Education (ECE), who often rely on mentoring programs to learn to successfully work with children and influence their developmental outcomes. This study…
Descriptors: Mentors, Action Research, Intervention, Preschool Children
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Contini, Dalit; Grand, Elisa – Sociological Methods & Research, 2017
Despite the increasing spread of standardized assessments of student learning, longitudinal data on achievement data are still lacking in many countries. This article raises the following question: Can we exploit cross-sectional assessments held at different schooling stages to evaluate how achievement inequalities related to individual-ascribed…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Achievement Gap
Harkavy, Ira, Ed.; Donovan, Bill M., Ed. – 2000
This volume, 16th in a series about service learning and the academic disciplines, focuses on the ways service learning adds immediacy and relevance to the study of history. The authors of this collection provide answers to why history and service learning should be connected, and they describe strategies to bring this about. The chapters are: (1)…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, History, Intellectual Disciplines
Ericson, Britta, Ed.; Ronnberg, Jerker, Ed. – 1997
This book presents eight articles on reading disability and its treatment, dealing with research in the field of dyslexia, reading and writing difficulties, and their handicapping consequences. Phonological awareness intervention approaches, different kinds of dyslexia subtyping, early prevention issues, and longitudinal data are dealt with in the…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Dyslexia, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
Anderson, Jane; And Others – 1993
Seven articles are presented from a symposium on critical theory, cultural analysis, and the ethical aspects of the use of educational technology. Two papers deal with the educational philosophy of two modern thinkers, and others focus on educational technology in the modern or postmodern era. The following papers are included: (1) "Foucault…
Descriptors: Conferences, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Theory, Cultural Differences
Impact, 1998
The fourteen brief articles in this theme issue all examine challenges in the development of direct support staff working with people who have developmental disabilities. The articles also include the views of direct support providers and people with developmental disabilities themselves, as well as examples of strategies used by provider agencies…
Descriptors: Attendants, Community Programs, Developmental Disabilities, Labor Supply
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