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Cuff, Patricia A. – National Academies Press, 2013
Every year, the Global Forum undertakes two workshops whose topics are selected by the more than 55 members of the Forum. It was decided in this first year of the Forum's existence that the workshops should lay the foundation for future work of the Forum and the topic that could best provide this base of understanding was…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Health Education, Cooperation, Curriculum Development
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Co, Mary Jesselyn; Mitchell, Bruce – Education & Training, 2006
Purpose: This paper aims to assess the state of development of entrepreneurship education, determine the importance of entrepreneurship in the South African higher education institutions (HEIs), and offer recommendations for improving preparations for the developing field. Design/methodology/approach: An e-mail survey has been conducted on South…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Entrepreneurship
Nevin, Ann I. – Online Submission, 2004
To respond to the demand for increasing the numbers of certified special educators in Arizona, the College of Education at Arizona State University West launched a faculty development program with the help of funding from the ASU College of Extended Education. The goal was to prepare or redesign courses for web-based delivery of courses combined…
Descriptors: Virtual Universities, Faculty Development, Special Education Teachers, Online Courses
Frankland, Gillian; Ebrahim, Nazir – 2001
This document is intended to assist practitioners involved in the delivery of Part One General National Vocational Qualifications (GNVQs), which are GNVQs designed for students in the United Kingdom who are at Key Stage 4 and the post-16 level. Section 1 examines the following topics of interest to centers that are contemplating introducing Part…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Articulation (Education), Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
Dixon, Stella – 1995
This document, which is designed for individuals responsible for curriculum development and delivery at further education (FE) colleges in Britain, offers guidance on curriculum planning, implementation, and evaluation and contains an instrument for monitoring quality throughout the curriculum change process. The first half of the document details…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
Snider, Sharla L.; Gershner, Vera T. – 1999
This progress report delineates processes and procedures in assessing changes in teacher attitudes and behaviors as they utilize the Internet for the first time in curriculum development and delivery. The setting is a north Texas rural district serving 1,320 students. The sample included 66 teachers in the middle school and high school.…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
Parke, Beverly N. – 1992
This chapter examines the rationale for and means of achieving effective collaboration in planning and delivering services to gifted and talented students. First, the historical and philosophical background of current emphases on increased collaboration are reviewed. The necessity of collaboration with general education professionals is stressed…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs
Bhola, H. S.; Bhola, Joginder K. – 1980
The manual is intended for training workshops on program and curriculum development for the post-literacy stages, since many countries successful in literacy work find that even greater challenges await them as erstwhile illiterates emerge from literacy classes as new literates. The emphasis is on programs and curricula to help new literates…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Change Agents, Change Strategies
McBride, Jack – 1978
This 1978 report on the model regional open learning system of the University of Mid-America (UMA), Lincoln, Nebraska, summarizes the activities of the following program areas: course development, delivery, research and dissemination, and governance and administration. Descriptions are provided of courses in the following stages of development:…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Annual Reports, College Administration, Consortia
Community Coll. of Vermont, Montpelier. – 1979
The purpose of this faculty and staff manual is to gather together and present in a tabular format a composite of the learning delivery system used at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) and the resources that support its community- and competence-based approach to education. Each of the processes in the system is examined in terms of a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Frid, Sandra; And Others – 1997
The study reported in this paper represents the first stage of a five-year project aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in undergraduate mathematics courses for science and engineering students. Students were surveyed about their confidence in their mathematics background, their confidence with current mathematics topics, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Freshmen, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development
Ratcliffe, Joan – 1987
This report is intended as a resource for all those interested in staff development, especially in the tertiary education context. It describes the staff development project in the first two years of a new tertiary college--Harlow Technical College in England. An introduction and a description of the context of the project begin the report.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
Gutenko, Gregory – 1997
For a new course in media editing at the University of Missouri at Kansas City, a nonlinear, affordable AVID Media Suite Pro system was selected for the student video laboratory, a textbook was chosen, and an instructor was trained. However, there were difficulties concerning the acquisition, delivery, setup, and debugging of the editing…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Editing, Higher Education