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Kistler, Barbara C. – 1997
This paper suggests that faculty at two-year institutions need to become partners with colleges of education and K-12 teachers of mathematics in preparing future mathematics teachers. The paper presents the following: a summary of recommendations on programs for prospective teachers; a summary of recommendations about mathematics courses for…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Higher Education, Mathematics Education
Kistler, K.; And Others – 1989
The curriculum development process explained in this booklet was first implemented at College of the Redwoods in May 1986 and then revised in June 1989. First, information on the college's Curriculum Committee is provided, indicating that the committee was formed to plan credit/non-credit courses; evaluate and approve additions, modifications, or…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Curriculum, College Planning, Committees
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Kistler, Suzanne F. – College Composition and Communication, 1978
Describes the evolution of a "scrambled paragraph" exercise to show how to bridge the gap between laboratory exercise and students' criticism of their own writing. (DD)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Writing (Composition), Writing Exercises
Kistler, Joy W. – J Health Phys Educ Recreation, 1969
Complete Proceedings ofthe congress may be ordered from NEA Publications-Sales, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Health Education, International Programs, Physical Education
Kistler, Kathleen M. – 1982
A study was conducted at the College of the Redwoods to analyze the fiscal, institutional, and instructional impact of the Redwood Employees Protection Plan (REPP) program, a federally funded retraining program for timber workers displaced by redwood park expansion. The study involved telephone interviews with 37 former and current students, 16…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Counselor Attitudes, Federal Programs, Job Layoff
Kistler, Kathleen M. – 1979
This paper examines the extent to which women have attained administrative positions in California community colleges, highlights barriers to women's advancement and methods of overcoming them, and profiles the female college administrator. After citing the low incidence of female community college administrators and the increasing visibility of…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Qualifications, Administrators, Affirmative Action
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Kistler, Robert A. – American Biology Teacher, 1995
Descriptors: Biology, Computer Uses in Education, Data Collection, Educational Technology
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Baumeister, Alfred A.; Kistler, Doris – Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1975
This study attempted to determine if white noise (an arousing stimulus), when presented at the time of recall, facilitates performance of second and fifth grade students, and if this effect generalizes across different kinds of learning tasks. Findings indicate that white noise produces improvements in performance in both age groups. (GO)
Descriptors: Arousal Patterns, Auditory Stimuli, Elementary School Students, Memory
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Chapman, Robin S.; Hesketh, Linda J.; Kistler, Doris J. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2002
Longitudinal change in syntax comprehension and production skill, measured over six years, was modeled in 31 individuals (ages 5-20) with Down syndrome. The best fitting Hierarchical Linear Modeling model of comprehension uses age and visual and auditory short-term memory as predictors of initial status, and age for growth trajectory. (Contains…
Descriptors: Adults, Age Differences, Children, Comprehension
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Cimolin, Veronica; Galli, Manuela; Vismara, Luca; Grugni, Graziano; Priano, Lorenzo; Capodaglio, Paolo – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2011
The aim of this study was to quantify the role of visual contribution in patients with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) on balance maintenance using a force platform. We enrolled 14 individuals with PWS free from conditions associated with impaired balance, 44 obese (OG) and 20 healthy controls (CG). Postural sway was measured for 60 s while standing…
Descriptors: Vision, Patients, Genetic Disorders, Perceptual Motor Coordination
King, Jean A.; Schleisman, Jane; Kistler, Susan – 1998
The Bush Foundation's leadership-development programs are an important source of inservice leadership training in Minnesota. The extent to which these programs influence pre-collegiate education is explored. The paper draws on a longitudinal study that asked two basic questions: what are the long-term effects of the Bush Leadership Programs on…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership
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Bogart, Quentin J.; Kistler, Kathleen M. – Community/Junior College Quarterly of Research and Practice, 1987
Discusses a study of the extent to which the use of 21 grading criteria was comparable among community college and university English faculty. Reports no differences in criteria selected for normal grading situations. Indicates that university faculty gave more importance to "adherence to due dates" in borderline situations. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis, English Instruction
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Chapman, Robin S. – Down Syndrome Research and Practice, 2006
Children and adolescents with Down syndrome show an emerging profile of speech and language characteristics that is typical of the syndrome (Chapman & Hesketh, 2000; Chapman, 2003; Abbeduto & Chapman, 2005) and different from typically developing children matched for nonverbal mental age, including expressive language deficits relative to…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Adolescents, Comparative Analysis, Matched Groups
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Journalism Educator, 1976
Includes "Cable, Commercial TV Enable Students to Do News in Color" (Dennis A. Harp and Clay Kistler), "Separate Courses, Sequences Not Needed for Cable Television" (Peter B. Orlik), and "Cable Television Professionals Help Students Gain Perspective" (David Eshelman). (KS)
Descriptors: Cable Television, Commercial Television, Higher Education, Journalism Education
Marschall, Daniel, Ed. – 1992
A consensus that unions must develop coherent and comprehensive policies on new work systems and continuous learning in order to guide local activities, was the central theme of this conference on the interrelated issues of the high performance work organization. These proceedings include the following presentations: "Labor's Stake in High…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Change Strategies, Consumer Economics, Economic Factors
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