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Kalsner, Lydia – Higher Education Extension Service Review, 1992
This review examines the psychological variables that influence academic performance, by exploring the psychosocial development of students and the individual differences that emerge in childhood and impact upon a student's later self-concept. Areas discussed include identity and achievement issues, gender differences in identity achievement, the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Adjustment (to Environment), Higher Education
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Stroot, Sandra A., Ed. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 1993
This issue is devoted to a monograph. Topics are teachers' perspectives; beliefs about teaching during preservice training; research use in practice; induction of physical educators; life histories of physical educators; linking educators, knowledge, and quality; the reciprocal nature of organizational structures and identity; faculty consensus…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
On Campus with Women, 1983
Developments in education, employment, and the courts concerning the status of women are covered in this newsletter issue. Topics include the following: a 1972-1980 study which found that women faculty may not be advancing at the same pace as male faculty members; approval of actions to enhance affirmative action by the Board of Regents of the…
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Blacks, College Faculty, College Students
Park, Chung I. – COINT Reports, 1985
New information technologies have begun to help librarians transfer their routine procedures and tasks to nonprofessional staff and library users, which allows them to begin to be relieved from the boredom of glorified clerical work. Developments in information technology also allow librarians to see their work from new and different perspectives.…
Descriptors: Information Science, Information Scientists, Library Automation, Library Education
Soto, Lourdes Diaz; Smrekar, Jocelynn L.; Nekcovei, Deanna L. – Directions in Language and Education, 1999
Decades of research document the powerful academic and socio-affective benefits of a strong home language base and affirmation of home language and culture as a valuable resource. This article explores the implicit challenges, daily realities, opportunities, and practical implications of incorporating language and culture into classrooms as they…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cultural Maintenance, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education
Beitz, Steffen; Stahl, Klaus, Ed. – Basis-Info, 1995
This paper examines the definition of "young people" and asserts there is no clear-cut social description of this group with societal expectations differing from culture to culture. The article analyzes the changes affecting the lives of "youth" in Germany and assesses their social attitudes and values. The contents include…
Descriptors: Age Groups, Area Studies, Drug Abuse, Early Adolescents