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Pluviose, David – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2008
Community colleges have long been the destination of choice for immigrants seeking English-language skills, older nontraditional students seeking flexible class schedules, and students needing remediation to fill the gaps left by substandard K-12 schools. Nevertheless, many community colleges have expanded transfer-focused offerings in recent…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, State Legislation, Bachelors Degrees, College Programs
Au, Wayne, Ed.; Bigelow, Bill, Ed.; Karp, Stan, Ed. – Rethinking Schools, Ltd, 2007
Since the first edition was published in 1994, Rethinking Our Classrooms has sold over 180,000 copies. This revised and expanded edition includes new essays on: (1) science and environmental education; (2) immigration and language; (3) military recruitment; (4) teaching about the world through mathematics; and (5) gay and lesbian issues. Creative…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Justice, Standard Spoken Usage, Childrens Literature
Roupp, Heidi, Ed. – M.E. Sharpe Inc, 2009
This practical handbook is designed to help anyone who is preparing to teach a world history course--or wants to teach it better. It opens with Peter Stearns's essay "Where Did World History Come From?" and closes with Jerry Bentley's annotated bibliographic guide to the essential content knowledge for teaching world history. In between,…
Descriptors: World History, History Instruction, Instructional Materials, Knowledge Base for Teaching
USA Track and Field, Inc., Indianapolis, IN. – 2000
This book presents comprehensive, ready-to-apply information from 33 world-class coaches and experts about major track and field events for high school and college coaches. The volume features proven predictive testing procedures; detailed event-specific technique instruction; carefully crafted training programs; and preparation and performance…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Athletic Coaches, Athletics, Biomechanics
Swierzbin, Bonnie, Ed.; Morris, Frank, Ed.; Anderson, Michael E., Ed.; Klee, Carol A., Ed.; Tarone, Elaine, Ed. – 2000
This edited volume includes the following chapters: "Three Kinds of Sociolinguistics and SLA: A Psycholinguistic Perspective" (Dennis R. Preston); "Getting Serious about Language Play: Language Play, Interlanguage Variation, and Second Language Acquisition" (Elaine Tarone); "Oppositional Talk and the Acquisition of Modality in L2 English" (Tom…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, English (Second Language), Grammar
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Garson, G. David – 1986
Most of what may be construed as political science has always proceeded through induction, which depends heavily on the insight, intuition, and personal brilliance of the particular author. Another approach that is closely associated with the early induction through examples is the expert system. The outcomes of this approach are not measures of…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Decision Making, Expert Systems, Induction
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging. – 1986
This document contains witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the issue of hunger and the elderly. Opening statements are included from Representatives Dennis Hertel, Mickey Leland, Jim Lightfoot, John McCain, Leon Panetta, Thomas Ridge, Marge Roukema, Edward Roybal, and Bill Schuette. William…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Eating Habits, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
Ashburn, Elyse – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
Turtle Mountain Community College was established to serve Chippewa Indians, but, in any given year, roughly 10 percent of its students are not members of any federally recognized tribe. Many of the 34 other public tribal colleges and universities in the United States have similar makeups. In all, such institutions educate about 5,000 non-Indian…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, State Aid, State Legislation, Educational Finance
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 1998
The Newspaper section of the Proceedings contains the following 14 papers: "Caught in the Web: Newspaper Use of the Internet and Other Online Resources" (Bruce Garrison); "'Powerful' Attributive Verbs and 'Body Language' Statements Revisited" (Sherrie L. Wilson); "Community Journalism at Work: Newspapers Putting More…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Content Analysis, Editors
Oakley, Lisa, Ed. – 2002
These teacher developed lessons focus on the impact of the New Deal and World War II on east Tennessee. The forum for developing the lessons included a series of lectures by experts in 20th-century scholarship and interpretation, tours, and experiences at historic sites in the region. During the week long program, teachers traveled throughout east…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Heritage Education, Intermediate Grades, Secondary Education
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Baron, Joan Boykoff, Ed.; Wolf, Dennie Palmer, Ed. – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 1996
These discussions of performance-based student assessment provide a record of a decade-long exploration of unsettled issues in assessment. The first section provides the elements of a basic rationale for performance-based assessment, while the second section contains accounts of efforts to develop new performance-based systems in one city and four…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Accountability, College Entrance Examinations, Elementary Secondary Education
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This July 9, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Learning Communities Can Be Cohesive-And Divisive" (Jaffee, David); (2)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Freshmen, Cooperative Learning, College Presidents
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This April 2, 2004 issue of "Chronicle for Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Black Colleges and the Politics of Race" (Samuels, Albert L.); (2)…
Descriptors: African Americans, Black Colleges, Racial Discrimination, Higher Education
Olivier, Alwyn, Ed.; Newstead, Karen, Ed. – 1998
The second volume of this proceedings contains the first portion of the research reports. Papers include: (1) "Learning Algebraic Strategies Using a Computerized Balance Model" (James Aczel); (2) "Children's Perception of Multiplicative Structure in Diagrams" (Bjornar Alseth); (3) "A Discussion of Different Approaches to Arithmetic Teaching"…
Descriptors: Algebra, Beliefs, Cultural Influences, Data Processing