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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
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Glenn, Justin – Classical Outlook, 1977
Latin terms and phrases are frequently used in genealogical writing; Latin comprises 45.9 percent of the entries. The types of Latin terms encountered and their frequencies are listed. (SW)
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Language Usage, Latin, Vocabulary
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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Kallaway, Peter – History of Education, 2009
Mission schools in Africa in the first half of the twentieth century were in many ways microcosms of the great educational debates of the times. The objectives of policies regarding access, governance and curriculum were part of a historical evolution of mission education but they were also increasingly a reflection of significant new trends that…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Community Development, Educational Research, Democracy
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Deihl, E. Roderick – Communication Quarterly, 1977
Examines the "Americanization" process dominating world electronic systems by surveying research observations and studying the roots of America's first international broadcast which was the shortwave programing of CBS and NBC to Latin America. (MH)
Descriptors: American Culture, Broadcast Industry, International Programs, Latin American Culture
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Edison, Thomas Wayne – Hispania, 2017
Carmen Montañez's novel "Pelo bueno, pelo malo" acknowledges the struggle that some Caribbean individuals face in accepting their blackness. The novel integrates the union of ancestors with the living, thus reflecting the Bantu concept known as "Muntu". This Puerto Rican novel presents a deep social problem of internalized…
Descriptors: Novels, Blacks, African Culture, Self Concept
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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
Arnold, Steven; Reineke, Kelly Rae – Grassroots Development, 1996
As local pressures mount and state resources dwindle, intermediary organizations are emerging throughout Latin America. Although theoretically enabling people at the grass roots to participate in their own development and reap the benefits of their labor, the costs and tensions are often not worth the burden. Explores the quandaries that new…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrators, Burnout, Community Action
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1985
This curriculum guide has been prepared for use by music specialists in the junior high and intermediate schools in New York City. It also can be used in high schools as a supplement to the required music curriculum. Each unit begins with a teacher's guide which outlines the material to be covered, a summary of unit content, the characteristics of…
Descriptors: Choral Music, Classical Music, Grade 7, Grade 8
Bollinger, Lucille; Sweeney, Dee – 1993
This learning module is intended to improve the spelling, reading, and writing skills of health care industry employees by enhancing their word usage skills. The module, which is designed to be presented in a 32-hour course of eight 2-hour biweekly sessions, is divided into two parts. The initial part emphasizes the development of new learning…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Health Occupations
Boone, Eleanor C., Comp.; And Others – 1978
This resource guide for teachers of English to speakers of other languages contains two sections, one dealing with resources and the second dealing with the language itself. The first section contains teaching ideas, techniques, and suggestions on how to present, develop, and reinforce pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, reading, writing, and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Communicative Competence (Languages), English (Second Language), Grammar
McCulloch, Myrna – 1995
This teacher's edition presents a chronological adaptation and extension of the classic text, "The Writing Road to Reading" by Romalda and Walter Spalding, to teach a practical, step-by-step language arts instruction which integrates all of the language strands. The method described in the book uses non-consumable teacher materials,…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Language Arts, Primary Education, Reading Instruction
Covner, Thelma Crockin – 1981
To test the hypothesis that aspects of one's personality are associated with expansion of his or her vocabulary, a study focused on thirteen students of various ages who constituted a vocabulary development class. Students were taught techniques for discovering meaning through context or extracting meaning through word structure. Considerable time…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, College Students, Higher Education, Personality Measures
Yore, Larry; Quorn, Kerry – 1977
Two instructional strategies stress effective reading during science instruction at the middle grade level. One uses print material for enrichment, while the second uses print as the primary instructional medium. Teachers can help students get ready to read in content areas by stimulating their interest in a variety of ways: capitalizing on chance…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades, Reading Comprehension
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