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Yahraes, Herbert – 1978
The booklet reviews the findings of a Danish longitudinal study involving 200 children (10-20 years old) at risk for schizophrenia and 100 controls. The views of the study's investigator, S. Mednick, regarding the schizophrenic Ss' learned avoidance and heightened physiological response to stress are explained. Other findings discussed include…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Research, Foreign Countries, Individual Characteristics
Hook, Sidney – Phi Delta Kappan, 1969
The prominent professor and author seeks to clarify when intervention should take place in preservation of academic freedom. (LN)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Activism, Administrative Policy, College Students
Department of Education, Washington, DC. Default Management Div. – 2001
This guide is designed to assist schools with their Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL) and the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program cohort default rate. The guide is a reference tool in understanding cohort default rates and processes. This guide incorporates two former guides, the "Draft Cohort Default Rate…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Loan Default
Manderson, Marge – 1986
This report evaluates the progress that has been made since three landmarks in blacks' struggle for equal treatment in the United States. Despite the 1944 case of Smith vs. Allwright, in which the Supreme Court decided that the Texas White Primary was unconstitutional, growing evasion and resistance by whites limited gains in black enfranchisement…
Descriptors: Black Achievement, Blacks, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
Baker, Harry P. – 1970
This review is concerned with self-confrontation counseling, which is defined as facing a subject with inconsistencies in his motivations or evasions. Such counseling involves two elements: the playback to a subject of his videotaped activity to allow him to view himself as others view him, and feedback to the subject in relation to the videotape.…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Counseling, Feedback, Microteaching
Hazareesingh, Nedra, Ed.; Livingston, Jean, Ed. – 1988
This collection contains the keynote address and several presentations that were delivered at a University of Minnesota conference on issues in early childhood education. Keynote speaker Rheta DeVries discussed three tasks facing the educator who is learning to be a constructivist teacher: understanding the nature of the child's mind; overcoming…
Descriptors: Art Education, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Community Programs
Mednick, Sarnoff A.; And Others – 1977
Reported is a research program to observe children at high risk for schizophrenia and explore possibilities of prevention. Characteristics of the high risk group (n=207) observed during 1962 are discussed, and a theory which suggests that schizophrenia is an evasion of life is explained. Among results of a diagnostic assessment conducted 10 years…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Etiology, Exceptional Child Research, Mothers
Bigelow, Donald N., Ed. – 1976
This book consists mainly of selected papers presented at the Southampton Summer Sequences, a series of four three-day meetings held in June and July 1975 to discuss the development of educational policies for all societal agencies engaged in the teaching and learning process. In addition to papers actually presented at the meetings, the book also…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Trends
Mughazy, Mustafa A. – 1999
A study examined the different strategies used by speakers of Egyptian Arabic to ward off the potential effects of the evil eye, specifically the responding strategies to compliments perceived as invocations of evil as it relates to the gender of the recipient of the compliment and the social context in which the compliment takes place. Social…
Descriptors: Arabic, Beliefs, Cultural Traits, English (Second Language)
Sledd, James – 1994
In this paper, James Sledd and his son Andrew Sledd respond, on seven distinct points, to Sandra Stotsky's "Connecting Civic Education and Language Education" and to her "College English" essay "Conceptualizing Writing as Moral and Civic Thinking," in both of which she attacks the Sledds for their criticism of E. D.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Cultural Differences, Higher Education
Lunneborg, Patricia W. – 1969
This document is an evaluation of a New Careers elementary teacher aide program offered by the Family Life Department of Seattle Community College and funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity. Based on classroom observations, interviews with instructors and students, and the guidelines laid down by Pearl and Riessman in New Careers for the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Disadvantaged Youth, Instructional Programs, Job Training
Werner, Heinz – 2001
In the 1960s, German industry experienced a greater need for labor. Recruitment agreements for "guestworkers" were concluded with a number of Mediterranean countries, with the opinion at the time being that temporary immigration would be in the interests of all involved: German firms would get cheap labor, the "guestworkers"…
Descriptors: Adults, Developed Nations, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns
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Leverenz, Carrie Shively – JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory, 1996
Shares a participant-observer's close look at small group experiences in a course called "American Experience" taught at an urban university. Considers the issue of how race can be discussed in the classroom when even collaborative approaches with emphasis on student contributions can be undone by the power of the dominant discourse. (TB)
Descriptors: Group Discussion, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Peer Groups
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O'Connell, James – Physics Teacher, 1995
Explores strategies in the situation of a runner trying to evade a tackler on a football field. Enables the student to test intuitive strategies in a familiar situation using simple graphical and numerical methods or direct experimentation. (JRH)
Descriptors: Graphs, Motion, Physics, Problem Solving
Freedman, Alex S. – Community College Social Science Quarterly, 1974
Article focused on student attitudes and practices concerning higher education and presented statements by students in reaction to questions such as, "How do you make good grades without putting in too much time?" (Author/RK)
Descriptors: College Students, Interviews, Moral Values, Sampling
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