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Katz, Bill – Library Trends, 2001
Reference service technology has passed its first stage of insuring more accurate, rapid delivery of information. The second revolution underway will improve on both acquisition and retrieval of data. New technologies must fit into traditional reference service goals. The human should be given first priority. (Contains 46 references.) (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Information Services, Information Technology, Library Development
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Brymer, Eric; Gray, Tonia – Journal of Adventure Education and Outdoor Learning, 2009
Research on extreme sports has downplayed the importance of the athletes' connection to the natural world. This neglect stems, in part, from the assumption that these activities derive their meaning primarily from risk. The authors' long-term research reveals that the interplay between adventure athletes and the natural world is, in fact, crucial…
Descriptors: Environment, Athletes, Hermeneutics, Risk
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
McGahee, Marcy; Mason, Christine; Wallace, Teri; Jones, Bonnie – 2001
This guide is designed to help individual teachers as they plan for and implement student-led Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students with disabilities. It presents activities for helping secondary students develop and participate in their IEPs. The first part of the guide is organized around the following five stages for involving…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Group Instruction, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction
Robertson, Elizabeth B.; David, Susan L.; Rao, Suman A. – National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), 2003
In 1997, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) published the first edition of "Preventing Drug Use among Children and Adolescents: A Research-Based Guide" to share the latest NIDA-funded prevention research findings with parents, educators, and community leaders. The guide introduced the concept of "research-based prevention" with questions…
Descriptors: Community Leaders, Community Planning, Prevention, Community Action
McBeath, Ron J. – 1984
The definition of educational technology has shifted from a focus on the organization and use of hardware and software items as a delivery system to recognizing that the introduction of technology into educational systems demands a systematic approach to enhance learning and human development. In the first definition, curriculum is the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Definitions, Design Requirements, Distance Education
Dallas County Community Coll. District, TX. – 1979
This report chronicles the six-year growth (1972-1978) of Dallas County Community College District's (DCCCD) Instructional Television program (ITV), explaining the design, production, implementation, components, and evaluation of the telecourses within the program. It also includes discussions of local and national distribution of courses,…
Descriptors: Broadcast Television, Closed Circuit Television, Communications, Community Colleges
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
Children's Defense Fund, Washington, DC. – 1976
This booklet is a guide for those wishing to route Title XX money into the community programs for children. Part I discusses ways for child advocates to participate in four key stages of the Title XX planning process in their state: planning proposals, raising the 25% non-federal share of the funds required by Title XX, and publishing proposed and…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Community Action, Community Programs, Day Care
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
Bozzo, Robert; And Others – 1981
An assessment is presented of the structure of fitness promotion policy and the function of fitness promotion delivery systems in the United States. The focus is upon: (1) how fitness initiatives first arose; (2) how these initiatives were formalized into broad goals, directives, or mandates; (3) to whom and how these mandates were entrusted; (4)…
Descriptors: Athletics, Community Programs, Delivery Systems, Exercise
Hawaii Medication Association, Honolulu. – 1996
Hawaii's Health and Education Collaboration Project (HEC) is intended to develop a personnel preparation model that promotes working relationships among trained collaborative providers and keeps families pivotal to the process. This monograph reports on the progress of this family-professional partnership initiative. Following the preface, the…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons, Child Health, Community Health Services
Bailey, Gerald D.; Lumley, Dan – 1994
This sourcebook, designed for school administrators who want to create, implement, and evaluate a technology staff development program, combines technological skills development with strategies and ideas. Two themes are reflected throughout the manual: (1) creating a comprehensive technology staff development program; and (2) the leadership role…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Douds, M. Jay – 1982
This summary describes the development of the Appalachian Community Service Network (ACSN), an educational cable television network that was originally launched as an experimental demonstration in the use of the latest telecommunications for the delivery of educational services. In describing how the stage was set for the eventual development of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Continuing Education
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