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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
Wickwire, Pat Nellor – 2002
The U.S. Commissioner of Education introduced career education (CE) as a formal concept in the 1970s. The first formal CE efforts were concentrated on demonstration projects in grades K-12. In the 1980s and beyond, government and private agencies, business and industry, labor, commerce, education, citizenry, nonprofit associations, and others…
Descriptors: Career Education, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Educational Administration