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Griffin, Tabatha, Ed.; Beddie, Francesca, Ed. – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
One of the challenges facing Australia is the ageing of the population. Of major concern, especially to government, is that the dependency ratio--a measure of the burden that economically active persons carry by supporting dependent persons--will increase significantly unless older people keep working or immigration is used to change the…
Descriptors: Employment Services, Employment Potential, Maturity (Individuals), Age Discrimination
Karmel, Tom, Ed.; Beddie, Francesca, Ed.; Dawe, Susan, Ed. – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2009
The National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) commissioned six leading thinkers to offer insights into what is meant by a training market, constraints upon that market and the areas for improvement in the system which would allow consumers greater choice. These papers, along with responses and an introduction by NCVER's Managing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Job Training, Labor Force Development
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Anthony, Sarah G.; Keating, Michael S. – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2013
Online learning and new technologies are driving a trend in worldwide education that is not only gaining momentum, it is becoming a juggernaut. While the positives for online learning are clear and are often being touted by Universities and Vocational Education and Training providers as a panacea for educational access, what is not clear is the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Keating, Xiaofen; Liu, Xiaolu; Stephenson, Rachyl; Guan, Jianmin; Hodges, Michael – European Physical Education Review, 2020
If used appropriately in schools, youth fitness testing can play a significant role in promoting a physically active lifestyle among school-age children. Unfortunately, many issues exist when testing students' health-related fitness (HRF) components, such as privacy concerns, misuse of testing results, and time-consuming test procedures. This…
Descriptors: Health Related Fitness, Physical Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Testing Problems
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Solomonson, Jay K.; Korte, Debra S.; Thieman, Erica B.; Retallick, Michael S.; Keating, Kari H. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Teacher attrition is a significant problem nationally and a special challenge for school-based agriculture education programs. The purpose of this study was to investigate contributing variables associated with former Illinois school-based agriculture teachers and their decision to leave the profession. A four-factor conceptual model is proposed…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Labor Turnover, Agricultural Education, Faculty Mobility
Tuttle, Christina; McCullough, Moira; Richman, Scott; Booker, Kevin; Burnett, Alyson; Keating, Betsy; Cavanaugh, Michael – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2016
In November 2012, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation invested in seven innovative district-charter partnerships with "the potential capacity and commitment to accelerate student college ready rates through deep collaboration and sharing of best practices" (District-Charter Collaboration Grant Request for Proposal [RFP]). These…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Partnerships in Education, Grants, College Readiness
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Keating, Michael – Special Libraries, 1978
This paper provides librarians and business people with names, descriptions, and ordering information on books, periodicals, newsletters, and other publications (both government and nongovernment) that provide guidance for marketing products and services to the federal government. Organizations that can provide guidance are also listed. (Author)
Descriptors: Business, Federal Government, Information Sources, Marketing
Keating, Michael – School and College, 1989
This article reviews some of the topics relevant to education that librarians covered at the 1989 Special Libraries Association (SLA) conference: (1) space problems and space-saving solutions; (2) automation in media centers and academic libraries; (3) skyrocketing subscription prices; (4) collective bargaining by academic librarians; (5) growing…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Conferences, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Foorman, Barbara; Beyler, Nicholas; Borradaile, Kelley; Coyne, Michael; Denton, Carolyn A.; Dimino, Joseph; Furgeson, Joshua; Hayes, Lynda; Henke, Juliette; Justice, Laura; Keating, Betsy; Lewis, Warnick; Sattar, Samina; Streke, Andrei; Wagner, Richard; Wissel, Sarah – What Works Clearinghouse, 2016
The goal of this practice guide is to offer educators specific, evidence-based recommendations for teaching foundational reading skills to students in kindergarten through 3rd grade. This guide is a companion to the existing practice guide, "Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade", and as a set, these guides…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Beginning Reading, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Berger, Andrea; Turk-Bicakci, Lori; Garet, Michael; Song, Mengli; Knudson, Joel; Haxton, Clarisse; Zeiser, Kristina; Hoshen, Gur; Ford, Jennifer; Stephan, Jennifer; Keating, Kaeli; Cassidy, Lauren – American Institutes for Research, 2013
In 2002, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Early College High School Initiative (ECHSI) with the primary goal of increasing the opportunity for underserved students to earn a postsecondary credential. To achieve this goal, Early Colleges provide underserved students with exposure to, and support in, college while they are in…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Disadvantaged Youth, High School Students, Postsecondary Education
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Keating, Michael P. – American Journal of Physics, 1980
Discusses the lateral magnification-angular magnification relationship in the case of a simple magnifying lens. This discussion intends to show how the relationship can be treated in undergraduate optics courses as well as in many general physics courses. (HM)
Descriptors: College Science, Higher Education, Optics, Physics
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Keating, Michael P. – American Journal of Physics, 1975
Provides a definition of vergence in terms of the curvature of the wave fronts, and gives examples to illustrate the advantages of this approach. The vergence treatment of geometrical optics provides both conceptual and algebraic advantages, particularly for the life science student, over the traditional object distance-image distance-focal length…
Descriptors: College Science, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Optics
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Castro-Pinero, Jose; Gonzalez-Montesinos, Jose Luis; Keating, Xiaofen D.; Mora, Jesus; Sjostrom, Michael; Ruiz, Jonatan R. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2010
The aim of this study was to provide percentile values for six different sprint tests in 2,708 Spanish children (1,234 girls) ages 6-17.9 years. We also examined the influence of weight status on sprint performance across age groups, with a focus on underweight and obese groups. We used the 20-m, 30-m, and 50-m running sprint standing start and…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Scientific Concepts, Field Tests, Obesity
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Keating, J. Michael, Jr. – Journal of Intergroup Relations, 1982
In 1972, the Center for Community Justice undertook a program designed to apply concepts underlying the handling of conflict in industrial relations to conflict resolution in correctional institutions. In subsequent years, the Center expanded the development and testing of inmate grievance procedures to correctional systems in a number of states.…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Correctional Institutions, Grievance Procedures, Prisoners
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Adams, Gerald R.; Berzonsky, Michael D.; Keating, Leo – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2006
The investigation involved the assessment of a model predicting that family and university relationship environments are linked with identity processes and identity states (statuses) that predict psychosocial resources among first-year university students. A sample of 351 university students, between the ages of 18 and 21 years, completed measures…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Interpersonal Relationship, Investigations, Family School Relationship
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