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Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Network Development Office. – 1982
Three papers set the framework for a 1982 program session on document delivery organized by the Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee. Following a list of committee members, the first paper, by James L. Wood describes: (1) dimensions of document delivery activity in the United States including statistics on borrowing and lending…
Descriptors: Communications, Costs, Information Networks, Information Services
Gordon, Lyn, Ed.; Bradley, Jennifer, Ed.; Aue, Nicole, Ed.; Holman, Ariel, Ed. – Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health, 2006
The 12th Annual Building on Family Strengths Conference was held from June 23rd through June 25th 2005 in Portland, Oregon. Highlights included: (1) An information-packed keynote address by Dr. Richard M. Lerner on promoting positive youth development through enhancing the assets of communities; (2) An exciting research plenary panel session that…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Health Needs, Health Services, Evidence
Abernathy, Rob; Reardon, Mark – 2002
From managing stage fright to keeping the audience hanging on their every word, experienced public speakers have the techniques to make every presentation memorable. This book contains a collection of 25 strategies for public speaking that have already worked for many people. Each "HotTip" (strategy) has been tested and used with…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Communication Apprehension, Communication Skills, Communication Strategies
Toussaint, Dorothy – 1990
After fleximode was introduced into the Western Australian TAFE system, its cost and effectiveness compared with traditional delivery systems were evaluated. Fleximode, as practiced in Australia, was adapted from a mode of study pioneered in England. It offered students the independence of off-campus study in combination with access to college…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Correspondence Schools, Cost Effectiveness
Harford Community Coll., Bel Air, MD. – 1978
To assure the continued and successful contribution by Harford Community College to the greatest number of citizens in its service area, a marketing plan for the college's educational services was developed. The first stage in the plan, service, includes: support services at off-campus locations, services for evening and Saturday classes, liaison…
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Community Colleges, Community Services, Delivery Systems
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
Morgan, Lynn Angel – 1981
This report details the progress and findings of the first stage of research on Hispanic female heads-of-households and their access to social services. The report begins with a statistical portrait of Hispanic female heads-of-households, particularly those who live in New York City. The discussion follows and reviews the debate over welfare…
Descriptors: Community Services, Females, Heads of Households, Hispanic Americans
Holtzman, Wayne H., Jr.; Mendoza, Patricia – 1984
The reasons for overrepresentation of Hispanic children in the learning disability service category are examined, and two assessment models designed to accommodate the needs of limited English proficient (LEP) and bilingual exceptional children are analyzed. The first model, a modification of J. Tucker's model, proposes parent consultation at…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
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
Nilsen, Sigurd R. – 2001
An evaluation was conducted to assess progress in implementing the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 (which sought to streamline the delivery of employment and training services) during its first full year ending in June 2001. Data were gathered through contact with 12 national associations representing state and local implementers, visits to…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Career Centers, Compliance (Legal)
Burke, Peter J.; And Others – 1987
This study flows from a theoretical model that views teachers' careers in the context of a social systems approach. This paper reports an effort to utilize model building to generate research. A discussion is first presented on the process of model building, and a working model of teacher career stages is presented. The model is based on the…
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Incentives
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
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
Dutson-Mallory, Cate; Bernhardt, Stephen – 1991
This coursebook contains materials for a course to help participants in a workplace literacy project put together a solid presentation that they can deliver with confidence. The course's stated goals are as follows: to enable participants to prepare interesting and informative presentations, use visual aids to enhance presentation, deliver…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Allied Health Occupations, Basic Skills
Advanced Technology, Inc., McLean, VA. – 1982
The research methodology of a study to assess 1980-1981 award accuracy of the Basic Educational Opportunity Grants (BEOG), or Pell grants, is described. The study is the first stage of a three-stage quality control project. During the spring of 1981 a nationally representative sample of 305 public, private, and proprietary institutions was…
Descriptors: Accountability, College Students, Confidential Records, Data Collection
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