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Stanford Research Inst., Menlo Park, CA. – 1972
This document is a description of Follow Through, a research and development program for disadvantaged children of low-income families that fosters projects around the country emphasizing parental and community involvement. The paper indicates that each project must be comprehensive in scope and directly focus on all aspects of child learning and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged
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Hudson, Tara D.; Serra, Susan; Shappell, Andrea Smith; Gray-Girton, Angela; Brandenberger, Jay – Journal of College and Character, 2017
Summer offers the opportunity for sustained community engagement through immersions in summer service-learning programs. A group of 16 colleges and universities that sponsor domestic and international summer service initiatives have formed a Summer Service Collaborative (SSC) to enhance preparation, immersion, and follow-up in light of the unique…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Poverty, Cultural Differences
Shoger, Suzanne Grassel – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Improving collegiate women's access to and retention in engineering requires a multifaceted approach. Though a majority of existing interventions are aimed at changing women, strengthening their skills, and increasing their networks, little emphasis is directed at addressing the institutional factors that influence women's opportunities for…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Skill Development, Social Justice, Disproportionate Representation
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Scott, Joyce A. – International Journal on E-Learning, 2016
Jones International University (JIU) offers online programs from the associate degree to the doctorate. JIU students are working professionals who seek to improve employability and prospects for advancement. Recognizing that learning in adulthood is social and embedded in the learner's life context, JIU designed instruction to give learners…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Active Learning, Student Projects, Student Evaluation
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Rodriguez, Carolina M. – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2018
In many schools of architecture worldwide, design studios are frequently isolated from everyday life and tend to focus on theory without experience. In countries with complex social problems, such as Colombia, experiential learning can offer valuable opportunities for architectural education to become an agency for social reconstruction and peace…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Architectural Education, Student Projects, Student Centered Learning
Keesling, J. Ward; Smith, Allen G. – 1980
Future research in Follow Through should be eclectic and comprehensive. In particular, the setting for Strand Two of the National Institute of Education's (NIE) research program for Follow Through should provide opportunities for sponsors of innovations to implement programs targeted at many outcomes. There should be a commitment to measuring…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Early Childhood Education, Program Evaluation, Research Design
Breivogel, William F., Ed. – 1970
This bulletin contains the Proceedings of a conference on Follow Through held on December 9-10, 1969, at the University of Florida. The conference was sponsored by the Florida Department of Education, the Institute for Development of Human Resources, and the Florida Educational Research and Development Council. The purpose of this conference was…
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Conference Reports, Educational Innovation, Elementary Education
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Lochmiller, Chad R. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2014
The case positions the reader as a faculty member who must advise a student who is struggling in his administrative internship. The case walks the reader through a set of internship experiences that place the intern in an increasingly uncomfortable position with his internship sponsor. These experiences encourage the reader to reflect on the…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Conflict, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
Aspen Institute, 2018
To support proactive leadership, the Aspen Institute Education & Society Program proposes five potential strategies system leaders can use to implement the ideas proposed in the "Call to Action" and, ultimately, to pursue social, emotional, and academic development (SEAD) through a racial equity lens. The strategies discussed in this…
Descriptors: Leadership Responsibility, Racial Bias, Equal Education, Social Justice
Hodges, Walter L.; Sheehan, Robert – 1978
This paper reviews ten years of evaluation efforts by the sponsors of Follow Through programs, maintaining that sponsors' evaluations provide a different, equally valuable perspective to the one provided by the national evaluations of Follow Through. Sponsors were persons or groups that developed educational models for Follow Through and enacted…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Data Analysis, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
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Flynn, Matthew; Pillay, Hitendra; Watters, James J. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2016
Internationally, there is a growing body of research on industry-school partnership, particularly regarding the principles that contribute to effective and efficient partnership models that facilitate vocational-industrial education. However, there are very few articles in the literature that seek to understand the sustainability of…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Energy, Mineralogy, School Business Relationship
Randall, David – National Association of Scholars, 2016
Hundreds of American colleges and universities continue to assign a summer reading to entering freshmen--typically one book, which the students are asked to read outside their courses. Many institutions embed the common reading in a larger program of campus activities: typically, they invite the common reading author to help open the academic year…
Descriptors: Books, Reading Programs, College Programs, Reading Assignments
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Galbreath, Marcy L. – Community Literacy Journal, 2015
Many of the agricultural literacies engendering twentieth-century farming practices and shaping contemporary concepts of food and nutrition in the United States arose through scientific research at land-grant colleges. This article examines how those literacies reached and interacted with local communities through institutional entities such as…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Rural Farm Residents, Foods Instruction, Extension Education
MacTavish, Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The number of women superintendents of public school systems in Washington State exceeds that of the national average. Of the 285 school districts in Washington State, that have superintendents, 68, or 24%, are run by women superintendents, while the national average is 21.7%. Women lead one third of the districts in the Puget Sound and women run…
Descriptors: Mentors, Females, Women Administrators, Superintendents
Wang, Jianjun – Online Submission, 2014
Scientific discoveries indicated the importance of brain growth during the first 5 years of child life. To support early childhood development, California voter passed Proposition 10 in 1998 to collect a 50 cent per pack tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products. Kern County Children and Families Commission (First 5 Kern) receives funding from…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Counties, Child Health
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