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Gruhn, Isebill V. – Social Education, 1985
What is meant by human rights is discussed, and the historical and economic reasons why Western and third world nations embrace different philosophies of international human rights are examined. (RM)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Definitions, Developed Nations, Developing Nations
Barbalich, Andrea – Currents, 1994
Claudio Duran, a philosophy professor at York University (Ontario), was named the 1993 Canadian Professor of the Year. Duran's philosophy of teaching focuses on human relations, the importance of treating his students as individuals, the power of teaching to change lives. (MSE)
Descriptors: Awards, College Administration, College Faculty, College Instruction
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Roholt, Ross VeLure; Hildreth, R. W.; Baizerman, Michael – Child & Youth Services, 2007
We propose civic youth work as a new craft orientation in the family of child and youth care, education, social work, recreation and other relevant semi-to-full professions. We envision this practice as based in the philosophies and practical sciences of pedagogy, politics, and human development. The ideal-type civic youth worker will have a…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Young Adults, Citizen Participation, Youth
von Glasersfeld, Ernst – 1988
This paper analyzes Bogdanov's theory of knowledge as found in philosophical dialogues and essays. The style of Bogdanov's writing and his ideas on philosophy, science, scientific constructs, truth, human knowledge, objectivity and ethics are discussed. These ideas are compared to the constructivist view of knowledge. (CW)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures, College Science, Educational Philosophy
Curd, Martin – Science, Technology, and Society, 1981
Outlined is a philosophy course designed for science and engineering students taught at Purdue University. The course focuses on technology and human values. Includes the rationale, general organization, required books, reading list, evaluation, lecture topics, and suggested essay topics. (DC)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Philosophy
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Dahler, Alfred – Journal of Social Studies Research, 1990
Proposes a social studies curriculum framework based on Ervin Laszlo's life philosophy. Stresses developing appreciation of global human interdependence through religion, community, empathy, and equality, and fusing these values into political realities. Asserts it is the particular responsibility of social studies education to meet this…
Descriptors: Community, Curriculum Development, Educational Principles, Empathy
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Koopman, G. Robert – Journal of Curriculum and Supervision, 1987
Defines humanism as a philosophy based on the worth of human beings. Traces the history of humanistic education from its Renaissance roots in Europe through the rise of progressive education, teacher education, elementary education, vocational education, and curriculum development in the United States. Sees humanism as inextricably related to…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Democracy, Educational History
Ellsworth, J'Anne – 2003
This workbook takes the theories and research from many disciplines and experts and combines them into short, easy-to-assimilate units that facilitate group participation at the high school and college level. Group skills are presented as 26 distinctive lessons. Each lesson begins with an explanation page, then an activity page gives the group an…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Group Experience, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Higher Education
Corthell, David W., Ed. – 1991
The purpose of this book is to aid vocational rehabilitation professionals in maximizing human resource capacities. It is intended to help build a delivery system based on needed skills and attitudes among its work force, through integration of various human resource components. The book proposes that in order for rehabilitation agencies to…
Descriptors: Adults, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Cultural Differences
Tsarides, Paula, Comp. – 1997
Intended as a reference for students, faculty, and field placement supervisors at New Jersey's Hudson County Community College, this manual identifies explicit responsibilities and presents guidelines for field placements. After an introduction to the general principles of service learning, the following materials are provided: (1) descriptions of…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Community Colleges, Course Objectives, Degree Requirements
McCrory, David L. – 1987
This monograph presents a compilation and review of selected technology education research literature published from 1980 through 1986. The paper seeks to reflect the breadth and variety of disciplined inquiry during this important period as the profession changed its name and focus from industrial arts to technology education. The review is…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Norton, William – Journal of Geography, 1992
Suggests that instructors need to develop a clear statement of what human geography is and includes. Attempts to establish a basis for human geography as an academic discipline. Argues that different philosophies are complementary, and each can add to the exploration of the spatial emphasis in human geography. (DK)
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Human Geography, Teaching Methods
Prince George's County Public Schools, Upper Marlboro, MD. – 1984
This resource curriculum outline for grades 9 through 12 contains a content outline; sample teaching strategies; illustrations for making transparencies and dittoes; print, non-print, and film resources for teaching family life and human development. The activities are adaptable to a variety of classroom situations and teaching styles. The…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Curriculum Guides, Developmental Stages, Educational Resources
Matlak, Richard E.; Kerber, Kenneth W. – 1983
To determine whether self-report psychological inventories could be used to better understand characters in literature, a psychology instructor and an English instructor arranged their courses so that they both focused on interpersonal relationships. The psychology course emphasized research on attraction, romantic love, and interpersonal…
Descriptors: Characterization, Higher Education, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach
Prince George's Community Coll., Largo, MD. Dept. of Human Development. – 1983
The computer-assisted management model described in this manual was implemented by the Counseling and Human Development Department at Prince George's Community College for the purposes of Student Testing, Advisement, Retention, and Tracking (START). As introductory material notes, START is an integrated computerized system which tracks student…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Counseling
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