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Griffin, Rosarii, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2012
In the drive to achieve universal primary education as one of the Millennium Development Goals, there is an increasing recognition of the urgency of focusing on teacher education to both meet the demand for more than one million qualified teachers required to achieve this goal within sub-Saharan Africa, as well as to combat the sometimes poor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Capacity Building, Educational Research
Parisi, Paul A.; Terrill-Oldham, Jan – School Library Journal, 1986
Contains a glossary of 33 terms for book preservation intended for use with the text of the eighth edition of "Library Binding Institute Standard for Library Binding." It defines words not easily understood by laypersons that actually appear in the standards and should be used along with the illustrations. (EM)
Descriptors: Books, Glossaries, Library Materials, Preservation
Banks, Paul N., Ed.; Pilette, Roberta, Ed. – 2000
A reference guide from leading experts in the field, this book covers the repair, maintenance, and preservation of library or archive collections, providing a definitive and authoritative analysis of how to plan for and ensure the long-term health of an institution's collection in this digital age. Chapters include: (1) "Defining the Library…
Descriptors: Archives, Library Administration, Library Collections, Library Planning
Latrobe, Kathy Howard, Comp.; Laughlin, Mildred Knight, Comp. – 1992
Designed to help library media specialists, as well as administrators, teachers, and parents, develop a greater sensitivity to the multicultural problems and issues that young people face in schools, this collection of essays offers diverse perspectives on multicultural issues in the media program. The four main sections of the book and the essays…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
Griggs, Richard A., Ed.; Jackson, Sherri L., Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This book follows in the footsteps of the first three volumes in the "Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology" series. In the prefaces to these volumes, the various editors all stressed two major points relevant to the development of this series. These comments also apply to this book. First, introductory psychology is one of the most…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Introductory Courses, College Instruction