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Lawrence, Cindy – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2011
In Indiana, families with newly identified deaf and hard of hearing children may have varying experiences in discovering the support systems available to them. Indiana has a Part C early intervention (EI) program, known as First Steps, that serves all children at risk or identified with a disability. This program, however, is not yet seamless in…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Early Intervention, Partial Hearing, Deafness
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Holmes, Barbara D.; Seay, Angela D.; Wilson, Kimberly N. – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2009
The National Center for Educational Statistics (2004) asserts that enrollments in graduate education will grow by 19% during the first decade of the new millennium and that most of this growth will be minorities and women. These students are already here in higher education and in For Profit, universities are attracting a disproportionate share of…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Graduate Study, Females, Doctoral Programs
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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Saunders, J. A. – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2010
Music teachers may feel most comfortable teaching the music they know, in the way that they were taught and in the way that they were taught to teach it. Music and the teaching of music is a strong part of their professional musical identity. Adolescents have a passionate attachment to music but insist that this must be on their terms, which may…
Descriptors: Creativity, Music Education, Music, Adolescents
Marcus, Bess H.; Lewis, Beth A. – President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Research Digest, 2003
Only 25 percent of Americans participate in recommended levels of physical activity, despite the health benefits associated with physical activity. Physical activity promotion is an important public health issue. Several research studies indicate that physical activity interventions using theoretical frameworks such as the Stages of Motivational…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Health Promotion, Intervention, Life Style
Collins, Sandra; Hiebert, Bryan; Magnusson, Kris; Bernes, Kerry – 2001
The need for trained counselors/counseling psychologists, and for counselor education, training, and accreditation, are topics of continued discussion within professional organizations, accrediting bodies, universities, and other training institutions. Following an exploratory meeting in 1998 to discuss the need for additional graduate counselor…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Counseling, Counselor Certification, Counselor Training
Clarenbach, Jane – School Administrator, 2007
In this article, the author states that gifted student population is itself diverse, with variability in intensity, maturity, risk-taking, creativity and degree of giftedness, among other traits. Appropriate services are equivalent to a life preserver; the opportunity to spend time with others who are sufficiently similar in ability, interests and…
Descriptors: Maturity (Individuals), Interests, Academically Gifted, Student Diversity
Van Kollenburg, Susan E., Ed. – 2003
Papers in this collection were prepared for the annual meeting of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. This volume contains papers related to organizational effectiveness and future directions. Chapter 1, "Mission, Planning, and Organizational Change," contains: (1) "Revitalizing Mission: A Collaborative Model" (Stephany…
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational Change, Educational Planning, Educational Quality