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Dilevko, Juris – Government Information Quarterly, 2002
Discusses the need for a new model for subject access to government information in academic libraries as a result of the growing influence of supranational organizations. Highlights include the World Trade Organization (WT); ruling under transnational economic agreements such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA); private sector…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Government Publications, Higher Education
Hamblin, Jane A., Ed. – 2000
This book was created to honor Jules B. LaPidus, retiring president of the Council of Graduate Education, and to preserve his writings and speeches. The papers and speeches of Part 1 show how the author addressed the topical issues of graduate education, moving from observation to direction on research, funding, and preparation of faculty. Part 2…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Graduate Students
Newton, Priscilla, Ed. – TASH Newsletter, 2000
Nine year 2000 issues of the newsletter of TASH, formerly The Association for Persons with Severe Handicaps, comprise this document. Each issue typically contains news items, a column by the organization's executive director, reports from special interest groups, legislative testimony, conference information, and several major articles relating to…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adolescents, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Autism
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Glass, Gene V., Ed. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2001
This document consists of articles 23-45 published in the electronic journal "Education Policy Analysis Archives" for the year 2001: (23) "La Participacion de las Minorias Nacionales dentro de Sistemas Educativas Pre-Modernos: El Caso de los Garifunas de Guatemala" (Carlos R. Ruano); (24) "'Alexander v. Sandoval': A…
Descriptors: Accountability, Civil Rights, Class Size, Elementary Secondary Education
Descy, Pascaline, Ed.; Tessaring, Manfred, Ed. – 2001
These three volumes comprise the background publication of the second report on vocational education and training (VET) research in Europe. The two parts of Volume 1 contain 10 papers; Volume 2 contains 11 papers in two parts; and there are 10 papers in the two parts and annex of Volume 3. In Volume 1 are the following: "Steering, Networking,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Comparative Education, Cost Effectiveness, Developed Nations
Garth, Phyllis Ham, Ed. – 2001
This symposium publication consists of 26 presentations. Papers are "'How to Eat an Oreo': Using African American Research through Personal Narrative To Analyze Ethnic Dysmorphic Phenomenon" (Ashford); "Authentic Members: Uncovering Adult Children" (Barnes); "What Good Is Government? Assessment of Government Official…
Descriptors: Activism, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, African Studies
Nesbit, Tom, Ed. – 2001
This document contains 29 papers and 7 roundtable presentations from a Canadian conference on the study of adult education. The following papers are among those included: "Cultivating Knowledge" (Mike Ambach); "Subsistence Learning" (Rose Barg); "Non-Governmental Organizations and Popular Education Programs" (Bijoy P.…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, Ed.; Shulman, Lee S., Ed. – 1999
This volume provides an overview of the tensions, dilemmas, issues, and possibilities that characterize educational research. The contributions of more than 20 researchers examine the state of educational research, its future directions, and some of the major trends that have affected the field. The contributions are: (1) "An Auspicious Moment for…
Descriptors: Agenda Setting, Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Theories
Nalder, Glenda – 1999
This paper speaks in terms of "globalism" rather than "globalization," of a "culture of difference" rather than of cultural difference, of an "industry of knowledge" rather than of knowing. The paper first considers the argument that new communications technologies and systems are bringing cultures together…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
Gill, Judy; Howard, Sue – 1999
For Australians the issue of globalization adds a new dimension to the complex of concerns around questions of national identity. This year has seen wide coverage of issues of citizenship and the rules whereby entry of refugees is permitted. Yet another indication of growing concern at the way Australia is understood came through educational…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Discourse Analysis, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
Richardson, John V., Jr. – 2000
The purpose of this study is three-fold: (1) to identify and describe the eminent, as well as, international LIS (Library and Information Science) journals; (2) to compare and contrast the leading and international LIS journals; and (3) to test the hypothesis that there is no significant difference between leading and international journals based…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Information Science, International Programs, Library Science
Edwards, Allen, Ed. – Southern Association of Community, Junior, and Technical Colleges (SACJTC) Newsletter, 2000
This newsletter offers the text of an address by David L. Dodson, President of MDC, Inc., to the presidents and officers of the Southern Association of Community, Junior, and Technical Colleges (SACTJC) on December 6, 1999 in Atlanta, Georgia. The talk focuses on MDC's fall 2000 report, the "State of the South." Research for the report…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Community Colleges, Curriculum, Global Approach
Carr, Marilyn – AWIS Magazine, 2000
Describes the fate of science and technology from an international perspective. Uses the United Nations and several non-governmental organizations as examples of organizations that have changed their policies on science and technology. Compares changes in these policies with changes in policies related to gender. (DDR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Gender Issues, Higher Education, International Organizations
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Hassan, Wail S. – College English, 2000
Addresses the evolution of the most authoritative and widely used textbook in world literature courses in the United States, "The Norton Anthology of World Masterpieces." Questions if the "Norton Anthology" has provided educators who are committed to the teaching of world literature from non-Eurocentric perspectives with a…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Cultural Awareness, Global Approach, Higher Education
Flinders Univ., Adelaide. Inst. of International Education. – 1999
This document contains information about, from, and related to a seminar that was convened to bring together senior members of all sectors of education with representatives of business to examine the "UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization) Report on Education for the 21st Century" (also known as the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Adult Education
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