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Appe, Susan; Rubaii, Nadia; Líppez-De Castro, Sebastian; Capobianco, Stephen – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2017
Engagement is widely recognized by higher education institutions, nation-states, and international organizations as the third pillar in the mission of university education. Despite the global reach of this concept, published research is disproportionately based on examples from the United States. This article brings to light the rich and extensive…
Descriptors: Universities, Institutional Mission, Social Justice, Social Responsibility
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Kessler, James W. – American Biology Teacher, 1999
Describes a method of presenting Greek and Latin root words in order to teach biological terminology. Presents a sample root word list and related activity. (WRM)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Higher Education, Science Instruction
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Sebesta, Judith Lynn – Classical Outlook, 1979
Provides a list of textbooks which may be used in courses building general English or technical vocabulary through the study of Greek and Latin roots. (AM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Classical Languages, English, English Instruction
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Bellomo, Tom S. – TESL-EJ, 1999
Demonstrates that etymology as a word attack strategy for second language students does not offer an unfair advantage to students whose first languages are Latin-based. Much of the English language makes use of Latin roots and affixes. Students whose original language is derived from Latin will initially have an advantage in word recognition due…
Descriptors: College Students, Etymology, Higher Education, Latin
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Ashley, Leonard R. N. – Classical Outlook, 1980
Suggests that classical eponyms and toponyms can be profitably studied as revealing much about the origin, formation and development of words. Also demonstrates through numerous examples how this material is as relevant to the study of English as traditionally taught Greek and Latin roots. (MES)
Descriptors: Classical Languages, English Instruction, Etymology, Greek
LaFleur, Richard A. – 1983
This study guide was specifically designed for individuals preparing to take the Georgia Teacher Certification Test (TCT) in Latin. Minimal competency is tested in four broad subareas: (1) grammatical structure; (2) usage; (3) mythology and culture; and (4) translation, prosody, and Latin roots of English. The guide lists all of the content…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Language Teachers, Latin
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Scanlan, Richard T. – Foreign Language Annals, 1976
A course in the enlargement of students' English vocabulary through the study of Latin and Greek roots and their derivatives was developed by the Department of Classics at the University of Illinois. The class makes use of computer assisted instruction on the PLATO IV system. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Classical Languages, Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Descriptions, English Instruction
Leki, Ilona, Ed. – 2001
This edited volume explores the international role of written English in the academic context and clearly demonstrates how writing is integrated in all aspects of academic communication in English. The 12 programs described in this book differ in context but share basic assumptions about how best to teach second language (L2) writing. In addition…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Curriculum Development, English for Academic Purposes, English (Second Language)
Einbecker, Pauline Godwin – 1973
The purpose of this practicum was to determine if the teaching of Latin root words would result in an increase in English vocabulary for college students. The subjects in this study were 86 junior college business education freshmen. The subjects were divided into three groups, each of which was assigned a different method of study: group A was…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, College Students, Higher Education, Latin
Williford, Miriam, Ed.; Casteel, J. Doyle, Ed. – 1977
This publication is a collection of the presentations made at the 1977 National Seminar of the Latin American Studies Association. Each article or presentation can stand alone; together they provide a sweeping view of the complexities of Latin America and suggestions for more effective secondary and college teaching about the area. There are three…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Economics, Filmographies, Higher Education
Attewell, Paul, Ed.; Newman, Katherine S., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2010
The last half century has seen a dramatic expansion in access to primary, secondary, and higher education in many nations around the world. Educational expansion is desirable for a country's economy, beneficial for educated individuals themselves, and is also a strategy for greater social harmony. But has greater access to education reduced or…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Access to Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
Scanlan, Richard – Studies in Language Learning, 1981
Computer assisted instruction in Latin and in English vocabulary development, which is used at the University of Illinois-Urbana, is described. The computer portion of the beginning Latin course consists of 40 lessons which provide drill and practice in vocabulary, morphology, and syntax. The program can be used either as a classroom supplement or…
Descriptors: College English, College Second Language Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Diagnosis
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Knudson, Jerry W. – Journalism Educator, 1987
Discusses a document recently discovered in Bolivia that has cast new light on the background of journalism education in Latin America. Indicates that the movement toward the licensing of journalists was present from the beginning. Describes early journalism education in Argentina, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, and Central America. (JD)
Descriptors: Certification, Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
Christiansen, Pauline – 1979
A west coast community college English department used the following three approaches to seek more effective cross discipline writing awareness: in-house techniques--including topics from various disciplines in classroom assignments; meeting-them-halfway techniques--providing resource people and materials for all instructors and students who…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Program Development
Smith, Carl B. – 2002
This second edition presents 12 strategies (focusing on one strategy a week) for students to increase vocabulary and boost communication skills, suggesting that these techniques can easily double the average person's vocabulary. After an introduction, the book presents the following 12 techniques: (1) Expand on What You Know: Synonyms, Antonyms,…
Descriptors: Affixes, Context Clues, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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