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Morse, J. Mitchell – College English, 1976
Discusses examples of prejudice in the writings of Larbaud, Joyce, Lamb, Dickens, Eliot, Pound, and Shakespeare. (DD)
Descriptors: Anti Semitism, Bias, Literary Criticism, Literature
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Shih, Hui-Ru; Walters, Wilbur L.; Zheng, Wei; Everett, Jessica – Journal of Technology Studies, 2009
Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is an emerging technology that has multiple applications. SHM emerged from the wide field of smart structures, and it also encompasses disciplines such as structural dynamics, materials and structures, nondestructive testing, sensors and actuators, data acquisition, signal processing, and possibly much more. To…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Technology, Technology Education, Learning Modules
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Coquin-Viennot, Daniele; Moreau, Stephanie – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2007
Background: Understanding and solving problems involves different levels of representation. On the one hand, there are logico-mathematical representations, or problem models (PMs), which contain information such as "the size of the flock changed from 31 sheep to 42" while, on the other hand, there are more qualitative representations, or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arithmetic, Problem Solving, Elementary School Students
Jones, Roger; Currie, Lamar; Clayton, Sheila – Research and Curriculum Unit, 2010
As the world economy continues to evolve, businesses and industries must adopt new practices and processes in order to survive. Quality and cost control, work teams and participatory management, and an infusion of technology are transforming the way people work and do business. Employees are now expected to read, write, and communicate…
Descriptors: Food Processing Occupations, Merchandising, Marketing, Postsecondary Education
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Lamb, Roberta – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2004
After reading the book "Musical Identities" (Raymond MacDonald, David Hargreaves, Dorothy Miell, eds.; Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), this author states she finds it difficult to separate "identities in music" from "music in identities." In fact, she cannot conceive of music apart from identity.…
Descriptors: Music, Psychology, Self Concept, Identification
Bornstein, Marc H., Ed.; Lamb, Michael E., Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This new text consists of parts of Bornstein and Lamb's Developmental Science, 6th edition along with new introductory material that as a whole provides a cutting edge and comprehensive overview of cognitive development. Each of the world-renowned contributors masterfully introduces the history and systems, methodologies, and measurement and…
Descriptors: Psychophysiology, Genetics, Journal Articles, Motor Development
Hernandez, Donald J. – Foundation for Child Development, 2011
Americans are struggling through the greatest economic downturn since the Great Depression. In recent years, a significant body of research and analysis has documented the breakdown of the middle class and the impact of the current financial crisis on family income, housing, and jobs. But few reports have examined these impacts through the lens of…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Trend Analysis, Role of Education, National Security
Anderson, Michelle D. – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2008
In a media advisory released earlier this month, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) had an urgent message for the newspaper industry: Diversity should not be treated like a passing fad and it should continue to be a top priority. The advocacy organization, where a majority of its 4,000 members are Black print journalists, warned…
Descriptors: Journalism, African Americans, Cultural Differences, Advocacy
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Brunt, Ardith; Rhee, Yeong; Zhong, Li – Journal of American College Health, 2008
Objective and Participants: The authors surveyed 557 undergraduate students aged 18-56 years to assess weight status, health behaviors, and dietary variety. Methods: They used body mass index (BMI) to divide students into 4 weight categories: underweight (BMI less than 19 kg/m2), healthy weight (19 kg/m2 to 24.99 kg/m2), overweight (25 kg/m2 to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Obesity, Body Composition, Health Promotion
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Christenbury, Leila; Dodd, Anne Westcott – English Journal, 1985
Reviews Kenneth Macrorie's "Twenty Teachers," G.R. Kingdom's "Vocabulary Routes," and Jane Lamb's "The Complete Newspaper Resource Book."(EL)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, English Instruction, Instructional Materials, Journalism
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Latraverse, Francois – Languages, 1974
Uses the stratificational model of the American linguist S. M. Lamb to analyze a Volkswagen advertisement. (Text is in French.) (PMP)
Descriptors: Grammar, Linguistic Theory, Morphology (Languages), Phonology
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2009
Doors to Discovery[TM], an early childhood curriculum, focuses on the development of children's vocabulary and expressive and receptive language through a learning process called "shared literacy," where adults and children work together to develop literacy-related skills. Literacy activities, organized into thematic units, encourage children's…
Descriptors: Preschool Curriculum, Emergent Literacy, Evaluation Research, Receptive Language
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Grotch, Howard – American Journal of Physics, 1981
The bound electron self-energy or Lamb shift is calculated in nonrelativistic quantum electrodynamics. Retardation is retained and also an interaction previously dropped in other nonrelativistic approaches is kept. Results are finite without introducing a cutoff and lead to a Lamb shift in hydrogen of 1030.9 MHz. (Author/JN)
Descriptors: Atomic Structure, College Science, Energy, Higher Education
Rubinson, Laura E. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
More than one third of American children cannot read at a basic level by fourth grade (Lee, Grigg, & Donahue, 2007) and those numbers are even higher for African American, Hispanic and poor White students (Boorman et al., 2007). These are alarming statistics given that the ability to read is the most basic and fundamental skill for academic…
Descriptors: Music, Reading Research, Early Reading, Phonemics
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Cheverton, John – School Science Review, 1997
Describes four techniques for investigating animal behavior in situations where it is relatively easy to obtain meaningful data. Presents investigations for attention responses and habituation of domestic animals to sound stimuli, interaction of lambs and ewes, behavior of lambs in a simple T-maze, and vigilance in birds at a feeder. (JRH)
Descriptors: Animals, Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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