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Szeto, Wai Man; Li, Kenneth Ming; Wu, Vivian Jun; Wong, Isaac Ka Tai; Cheng, Anthony Hoi Wa; Leung, Mei Yee – Journal of Peer Learning, 2022
The General Education Foundation (GEF) Programme, consisting of two seminar courses, namely "In Dialogue with Humanity" and "In Dialogue with Nature," has been a common core requirement of The Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2012. Aided by selected classics, students from all faculties engage in dialogues with their…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Instructional Effectiveness, Core Curriculum, General Education
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Thieme, Alison; Glennie, Erin; Oddo, Perry; McCartney, Sean; Ruid, Madeline; Anand, Anupam – American Journal of Evaluation, 2022
Deforestation is an environmental stressor that dramatically threatens biodiversity while having adverse, deep-rooted, socioeconomic impacts. Interventions to address deforestation require considerable long-term investments; therefore, assessing their impact is crucial. The UN Convention on Biological Diversity encourages establishing protected…
Descriptors: Decision Support Systems, Forestry, Outcome Measures, Conservation (Environment)
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Nursalam – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2020
Glocal vision, a combination of words from globalization and localization "Think Globally, Act Locally, by requires students to have global and broad thinking but are implemented based on local wisdom so without leaving the local culture. This study aims to identify the features do students perceive the implementation of glocal vision…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Carugi, Carlo; Bryant, Heather – American Journal of Evaluation, 2020
The integrated nature of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) calls for greater synergy, harmonization, and complementarity in development work. This is to be reflected in evaluation. Despite a long and diversified history spanning over almost three decades, joint evaluations have fallen out of fashion. Evaluators tend to shy away from joint…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Program Evaluation, Cooperation, International Programs
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Latipova, Liliya A.; Krapotkina, Irene E.; Koudrjavtseva, Ekaterina L. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The problem's relevance stated in the article is determined by the following: forming preschool bilinguals' subject developing environment is connected with their active education and development, as well as with flexible preparation for studying at school. The purpose of this article is to develop methodology of textile developing materials' use…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Bilingualism, Simulation, Material Development
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Muscio, Cara; Flimlin, Gef; Bushnell, Rick – Journal of Extension, 2011
The Barnegat Bay Shellfish Restoration's Clam Trail is an award-winning scavenger hunt that combines science education, public art, and tourism. This family adventure has participants seeking out giant painted fiberglass clams, upweller clam nurseries, and points of interest in search of science facts to record on their forms. Upon returning these…
Descriptors: Food, Marine Biology, Science Education, Tourism
Riggan, Matt; Fink, Ryan; Sam, Cecile; Darfler, Anne – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2013
This report summarizes findings from one component of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education's (CPRE) evaluation of the General Electric Foundation's (GEF) "Developing Futures" ™ in Education program in Erie Public Schools (EPS). As described in the CPRE proposal and research design, the purpose was to closely analyze district…
Descriptors: School Districts, Public Schools, Capacity Building, Instructional Improvement
Sam, Cecile; Riggan, Matt – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2013
This report summarizes findings from one component of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education's (CPRE) evaluation of the General Electric Foundation's (GEF) "Developing Futures"™ in Education program in Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS). The purpose was to closely analyze district capacity to support system-wide instructional…
Descriptors: School Districts, Public Schools, Instructional Improvement, Capacity Building
Fink, Ryan; Riggan, Matt – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2013
This report summarizes findings from one component of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education's (CPRE) evaluation of the General Electric Foundation's (GEF) "Developing Futures"™ in Education program in Stamford Public Schools (SPS). The purpose was to closely analyze district capacity to support system-wide instructional…
Descriptors: School Districts, Public Schools, Instructional Improvement, Capacity Building
Darfler, Anne; Riggan, Matt – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2013
This report summarizes findings from one component of the Consortium for Policy Research in Education's (CPRE) evaluation of the General Electric Foundation's (GEF) "Developing Futures"™ in Education program in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). As described in the CPRE proposal and research design, the purpose was to closely…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, School Districts, Faculty Development, Futures (of Society)
Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, Oklahoma City. – 1998
This report examines the status of general enrollment fee (GEF) waivers and nonresident tuition (NRT) waivers at Oklahoma state institutions of higher education for 1996-97. First, an overview section summarizes the purpose of the waivers, which is to provide assistance to Oklahoma residents with demonstrated financial need and to attract specific…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Graduate Study, Higher Education, In State Students
Buczala, Deanna Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships among bell schedules, GEE 21 science scores, and cumulative GPAs. Factors under consideration included teacher perspective, gender, ethnicity and students' at-risk status. The researcher collected data from the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) targeting seven schools for three…
Descriptors: Research Design, Block Scheduling, Scheduling, Academic Achievement