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Supiano, Beckie – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2011
Education leaders have long worried that many high school students don't get adequate help in choosing a college. Nationwide, there is an average of one full-time guidance counselor per 315 public high school students, according to a 2003 report by the National Center for Education Statistics. And counselors don't necessarily spend much time…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Bound Students, College Graduates, Admissions Counseling
Fischer, Karin – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
This article deals with issues of community-college transfers of students from Alamance Community College to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This article discusses the involvement of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation in the issue of community-college transfer. The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, based in Lansdowne, Va., near Washington,…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, Low Income Groups, Disadvantaged Youth, Grants
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Sakoda, Kent; Tamura, Eileen H. – Educational Perspectives, 2008
For a number of years, Kent Sakoda has been teaching at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in the Department of Second Language Studies. His course, "Pidgin and Creole English in Hawai'i," is popular among students on campus. He has also taught at Hawai'i Pacific University. Because of his expertise on the grammar of Pidgin (Hawai'i…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Pidgins, Creoles, Japanese
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Divoll, Kent; Browning, Sandra – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2013
Students do not always read what is expected in college courses (Berry, Cook, Hill, & Stevens, 2010; Phillips & Phillips, 2007; Sikorski et al., 2002) or they read to cram for an exam or quiz (Clump, Bauer, & Bradley, 2004). The Reading Retention Strategy (RRS) is designed to motivate students to read and assist students in…
Descriptors: Reading Strategies, Retention (Psychology), Mnemonics, Intervention
Klein, Alyson – Education Week, 2008
The National College Advising Corps, which started at University of Virginia, was initially financed in 2004 by a two-year, $623,000 grant from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, a Landsdowne, Virginia-based charity formed with a bequest from the late businessman who was best known as the owner of the Washington Redskins football team. Mr. Cooke died…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Grants, Access to Education, Student Financial Aid
Cubbage, Kent T. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The Great Books hold a special place in scholarly and academic lore in America. Study of the Great Books and liberal education in general were the foundation of a college education since the colonial times, but yielded to electives and other academic trends during the early portion of the twentieth century. By the 1930s, several men sought to…
Descriptors: General Education, Educational Finance, College Curriculum, Educational History
Tucker, Marc S., Ed.; Codding, Judy B., Ed. – 2002
These papers examine causes of the crisis in school leadership, offering an innovative proposal for a new kind of institution that will train school principals to be turn-around artists. The approach involves close collaboration between the new institution and entire school districts, combining face-to-face instruction with Web-based delivery. Ten…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Education, Administrator Qualifications, Business
Hughes, Kent H., Ed.; Byers, Elizabeth A., Ed. – Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 2010
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars was delighted to host a group of current and former Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellows as they celebrated the 20th anniversary of the fellowship program. Outstanding math and science teachers in America's K-12 schools, the Einstein Fellows spend a year (or sometimes two) working on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, National Standards, Educational Change, Science Teachers
Hill, J. K. – Modern Languages, 1972
Describes the first six years of language courses for nonlanguage specialists at the language center of the University of Kent, Canterbury, England. (DS)
Descriptors: College Language Programs, Degree Requirements, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Instruction
Hill, J. K. – Audio-Visual Language Journal, 1978
Describes a program at the University of Kent in which UHF broadcasts on French television are taped on video cassettes for use in a variety of courses, including French language classes. Instructional uses of the video cassettes are discussed. (KM)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Language Programs, French, Higher Education
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Hill, Kent – TESL-EJ, 2015
Simultaneous with a call for standardized assessments to assess developing rather than preexisting or surface knowledge (Sawyer, 2006) has been a growth in awareness of the unavoidable interactive nature of any form of assessment and this awareness has created a social turn towards approaches to language assessment (McNamara & Roever, 2006).…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Tests, Pretests Posttests
IMPACT II--The Teachers Network, New York, NY. – 1994
The Teachers Network created The Teachers Voice Initiative to bring teachers together and empower them to create their vision of the future of education. This book presents the perspectives of participating teachers, who report on their experiences as agents of change and designers of curriculum. Papers include: "Teacher Leadership for Creating…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Dawson, Mildred, Ed.; And Others – 1964
The papers included in this book were presented at a conference in San Francisco, just prior to the National Council of Teachers of English Convention. The speakers included specialists in children's literature, parents, librarians, school administrators, reading consultants, college professors of children's literature, and those informed on…
Descriptors: Administrators, Books, Childrens Literature, Conference Reports
Pattie, Ling-yuh W.; Lach, Michael – 1992
This publication reports results of a survey of 83 ARL (Association of Research Libraries) member libraries that examined the decision making process in migration from one automated library system to another. Data are reported on planning; implementation; workflow redesign; and training, publicity, and evaluation. Supplemental materials include:…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Integrated Library Systems, Library Associations
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Hill, J. K. – English Language Teaching Journal, 1981
Describes experimental program at the Language Center of the University of Kent at Canterbury in which Belgian university students participated in a course designed to increase their English reading speed. Purpose of course was to decrease tendency to concentrate on every word. Results suggest the participating students made significant progress.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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