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Stevenson, Carolyn N., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The rising cost of tuition, increasing competition, and mounting student loan debt has caused educational leaders to rethink degree programs and resources for learners. As such, open educational resources, prior learning assessment, open degree plans, and competency-based learning have gained popularity in the field of higher education.…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Prior Learning, Open Educational Resources, Student Evaluation
Trombley, William H., Ed.; Sallo, Todd, Ed. – National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education, 2012
In the first decade of the 21st century, the nation, the states, and colleges and universities began to grapple with the challenges of globalization, changing demography, the implications of the digital era, and of a less expansive public sector. Although not a transformative period for higher education, the decade saw significant innovations in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Public Colleges, Private Colleges, Community Colleges
O'Mahony, Catherine, Ed.; Buchanan, Avril, Ed.; O'Rourke, Mary, Ed.; Higgs, Bettie, Ed. – National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning, 2014
The 6th Annual Conference of the National Academy for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) and the 4th Biennial Threshold Concepts Conference was held at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, on June 27-29, 2012. The NAIRTL is a collaborative initiative between University College Cork, Cork Institute of Technology, National…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Higher Education, College Instruction, Learner Engagement
Hemmings, Brian, Ed.; Boylan, Colin, Ed. – 2001
This proceedings of the 17th annual conference of the Society for the Provision of Education in Rural Australia (SPERA) contains 28 keynote addresses and conference papers. Major conference themes were vocational education and training (VET) in rural schools, small schools, flexible rural delivery systems, and the community as a resource and…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Lapchick, Richard E., Ed. – Praeger, 2006
The same general challenges, in varying forms, have confronted those responsible for intercollegiate sport from 1980 to the present day. Now the time has come to reexamine these problems in the light of new research (such as the Knight Foundation Commission on Intercollegiate Athletes) and new analyses; and to review old solutions to see where…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Ethics, Race
Smith, Chris Selby, Ed. – 1998
This document contains the speaking notes, spoken comments, and prepared papers of the participants in a 1997 symposium on utilization of vocational education and training (VET) research in VET decision making in Australia. The document begins with the "Introduction" (Chris Selby Smith). The next six sections contain the speaking notes…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Education, Conferences, Decision Making
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Glass, Gene V., Ed. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 1999
This document consists of articles 21-31 published in the electronic journal "Education Policy Analysis Archives" for the year 1999: (21) "Facing the Consequences: Identifying Limitations of How We Categorize People in Research and Policy" (Cynthia Wallat and Carolyn Steele); (22) "Teachers in Charter Schools and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Childrens Rights, Educational Policy, Educational Research
Hawkridge, David, Ed. – 1995
This program for the 1995 Association for Learning Technology Conference summarizes the presentations of the discussions, demonstrations, workshops, and poster sessions. Abstracts of the following papers presented at the conference are included: "New Structures for Learning" (Patrick Allen & Kate Sankey); "Multiple System…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Gilbert, Howard; Prew, Helen – 2001
This document presents a series of reflections on the development, mission, and accomplishments of the National Institute for Adult Continuing Education (NIACE), which has worked to influence policy concerning adult education and other areas of social and cultural life in the United Kingdom since its founding in 1921 as the British Institute of…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administrators, Adult Learning, Basic Skills
Newman, Judith M., Ed. – 1990
Intended for teachers, the articles in this book examine some of the uncertainties and problems that practicing teachers encountered when moving from a traditional to a holistic perspective in their teaching. The book shares the questions, the conflicts the teachers have undergone, and the change in beliefs that are part of becoming a…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Holistic Approach
McBride, Lawrence, Ed. – 1994
This program presents units of instruction by inter-disciplinary teams of preservice teacher education students showcasing student developed curriculum integration ideas. Lessons integrate the areas of social studies, language arts, business, science, industrial technology, and health. Presented in four sessions, Session 1 includes the following:…
Descriptors: Business Education, Curriculum Development, English Curriculum, Higher Education
Kim, Henny H., Ed. – 1999
This book focuses on gun violence and gun control, presenting both sides of arguments about firearms ownership and gun control. Each of five chapters poses a question about gun control and provides answers for both sides of the question. The following essays are included: (1) "Gun Violence Is Becoming an Epidemic" (Bob Herbert); (2) "Gun Violence…
Descriptors: Crime, Elementary Secondary Education, Gun Control, Guns
Philips, David, Ed.; And Others – 1989
This collection of papers on the impact of U.S. ideas on New Zealand education range from the personal recollections of New Zealand Fulbright scholars recounting their experiences in the United States to academic papers that explore how innovative approaches towards educational issues in the United States have had an impact on the New Zealand…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Exchange Programs, Foreign Countries