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Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1983
The text of H.R.2708, the Foreign Language Assistance for National Security Act of 1983, is presented and a transcript of the testimony given at the hearings is provided. The purposes of the bill are to further national security and improve the economy of the United States by providing grants (1) for the improvement of proficiency in critical…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Hearings
Sutton, Rachel S.; Tingle, Mary J.
This report presents the problems and activities of the University of Georgia English Curriculum Study Center in creating a curriculum in written composition for children from kindergarten through grade 6. The design of the curriculum study center is discussed in terms of the rationale behind the study, the necessary basic research, the objectives…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Problems
Girard, Rene, Ed. – 1962
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by Rene Girard, Robert Vigneron, Henri Peyre, Jacques Riviere, Albert Thibaudet, Walter A. Strauss, Germaine Bree, Georges Cattaui, Elliott Coleman, Leo Spitzer, Richard Macksey, Robert Champigny, Charles Du Bos, Ramon…
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, English Instruction, French Literature
Birdsall, Les; And Others – 1992
This report provides 31 charts showing trends in enrollment; transfer students; and ethnic and gender characteristics of students, faculty, and staff at Diablo Valley College (DVC), in California, up to fall 1992. Following a brief introduction highlighting statewide trends, charts are provided for the following areas: (1) DVC fall enrollments…
Descriptors: Attendance Patterns, Community Colleges, Enrollment, Enrollment Trends
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Goings, Ramon B. – Adult Learning, 2017
Institutions of higher education have witnessed an influx of nontraditional Black college students generally, and males specifically. However, there is limited research that investigates the academic and social experiences of nontraditional Black males. As universities seek to improve the academic retention and graduation rates of Black males,…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, African American Students, Undergraduate Students, Males
Ortiz, Ramon, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The twin challenges of aging demographics in the United States and the need for higher levels of education to compete in the new technology-based economy is creating a socioeconomic paradox (Friedman, 2005). As the Baby Boomer generation retires, those replacing them are increasingly a non-White population. This demographic shift is inevitable and…
Descriptors: Males, Hispanic American Students, Postsecondary Education, Access to Education
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Cucarella-Ramon, Vicent – International Journal of English Studies, 2017
The plays "Harlem Duet" (1997) by African Canadian playwright Djanet Sears and "Desdemona" (2012) by Toni Morrison signify upon European texts aiming to carve out a new definition of what it means to be black in North America. Therefore, both texts make for interesting reading in the study of (black) identity construction…
Descriptors: Feminism, Literature, Authors, Drama
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Garcia, Stephan Ramon – PRIMUS, 2017
A second course in linear algebra that goes beyond the traditional lower-level curriculum is increasingly important for students of the mathematical sciences. Although many applications involve only real numbers, a solid understanding of complex arithmetic often sheds significant light. Many instructors are unaware of the opportunities afforded by…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Numbers, College Mathematics
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Flecha, Ramon – Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2014
Over a decade ago, researchers in Roma studies shifted their approach, from an exclusionary stance to a more communicative one. Despite major positive changes since then, researchers still do not adequately reflect the voices of the majority of the world's Roma. In this article, we draw on a communicative mixed methods case study, conducted within…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Mixed Methods Research
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Cid-Vidal, Xabier; Cid, Ramon – Physics Education, 2018
Although for most of the time the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN collides protons, for around one month every year lead ions are collided, to expand the diversity of the LHC research programme. Furthermore, in an effort not originally foreseen, proton-lead collisions are also taking place, with results of high interest to the physics…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Physics, Science Experiments, Computation
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Goings, Ramon B. – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2016
Using Harper's anti-deficit achievement framework as a theoretical guide, the purpose of this phenomenological study was to investigate the academic and social experiences of four nontraditional, high-achieving, Black male undergraduates attending one historically Black university. Findings show that the participants were intrinsically motivated…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Nontraditional Students, Males, African American Students
Frias, Ramon – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)'s emphasis of reading, language arts, and mathematics (RLA&M) and its de-emphasis of science has been a source of great concern among educators. Through an objectivist and constructionist framework, this study explored the unforeseen effects of the NCLB on public science education among Title I (TI) and…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Science Tests, Criterion Referenced Tests, High Stakes Tests
Perreault, George, Ed.; Lunenburg, Fred C., Ed. – 2002
The 26 essays in the volume compose the 10th annual yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. The essays examine the pressing issues facing educational leaders from a variety of philosophical perspectives. The essays are as follows: "President's Message: Professors and Practitioners: Building Bridges…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrative Principles, Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Education
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Cunningham, Phyllis, Ed.; And Others – 1996
This document contains 17 papers, organized in three sections, presented at a conference on Eastern and Western adult and continuing education. The following papers are included in Section I, "Ideas and Tasks of Adult Education: Views of East and West": "Imagineries of 'East and West': Slippery Curricular Signifiers in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Continuing Education, Educational Environment
McCarthy, Joseph M. – 1991
The agenda of 13th and 14th century educational theorists embraced issues that stimulated innovation in educational theory and practice. Christian thinkers of the late middle ages were preoccupied with adapting their educational notions to the changing conditions of their socio-political milieu. The question of the training of Christian rulers…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Christianity, Critical Thinking, Educational Development
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