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Edwards, Cherie D.; Lee, Walter C.; Knight, David B.; Fletcher, Trina; Reid, Karl; Lewis, Racheida – Advances in Engineering Education, 2021
Striving to remain a global leader in innovation, the United States continues prioritizing broadening participation in engineering and other STEM fields. For this reason, STEM outreach programs are increasingly popular and vital. However, few programs offer such outreach experiences at a large, national scale and intentionally situate those…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Engineering Education, African American Students, Access to Education
Levinson, Meira, Ed.; Fay, Jacob, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
Teaching in a democracy is challenging and filled with dilemmas that have no easy answers. For example, how do educators meet their responsibilities of teaching civic norms and dispositions while remaining nonpartisan? "Democratic Discord in Schools" features eight normative cases of complex dilemmas drawn from real events designed to…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizenship Education, Problem Solving, Cooperation
Oesterle, Susan, Ed.; Allan, Darien, Ed.; Holm, Jennifer, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2017
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of the Study…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Instructional Design, Inquiry
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Reinke, Wendy M.; Herman, Keith C.; Dong, Nianbo – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2014
A significant number of children in schools have mental health problems (World Health Organization, 2004). If children receive any type of mental health services, the vast majority receive these supports at school (Rones & Hoagwood, 2000). Mental health needs in children often manifest as emotional dysregulation, social incompetence, and…
Descriptors: Randomized Controlled Trials, Classroom Techniques, Mental Health, Teacher Surveys
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Reid, Walter V. – Environment, 1995
Examines the consequences of an historic lack of interaction between conservationists and those in the biomedical community. Focuses on the sound management of the world's biological diversity in order to maintain public health and discusses opportunities for enhanced collaboration. (LZ)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biomedicine, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
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Short, Edmund C. – 1980
The views and attitudes of ten North American educational policy-makers concerning curriculum development and design are presented. The theories and research of Herbert M. Kliebard, Fenwick W. English, Walter Werner, John I. Goodlad, Decker F. Walker, William A. Reid, Norman E. Gleadow, Neil Postman, Elliot W. Eisner, and Michael W. Apple are…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Decision Making
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IGI Global, 2018
The rapid growth in online and virtual learning opportunities has created culturally diverse classes and corporate training sessions. Instruction for these learning opportunities must adjust to meet participant needs. "Online Course Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications" is a comprehensive reference source for the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Educational Trends
Reid, Walter V.; Miller, Kenton R. – 1989
The diversity of life is an irreplaceable asset to humanity and to the biosphere. It provides both immediate and long-term benefits, and its maintenance is essential to sustainable development worldwide. Components of life that vanish in the next decades will be gone forever; those that remain will provide future options for humanity. This…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biological Sciences, College Science, Conservation (Environment)
Halsey, Linda B., Ed.; Sweeley, Charles C., Ed. – 1985
This magazine is designed for teachers and students in junior and senior high schools. It is intended to help students become more aware about what scientists and engineers do, what's new and exciting in the fields of science and engineering, and what satisfactions might be expected from a career in one of the many different areas of science and…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Career Awareness
Ward, Angela; Bouvier, Rita – 2001
This book examines the differential educational experiences of Aboriginal peoples in urban centers--primarily in Canada, but also in Australia and the United States. Major themes of the book are maintenance of individual and collective Aboriginal identity, the impact on that identity of disconnection from the land, spirituality as the key to…
Descriptors: Aboriginal Australians, American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Canada Natives
Smith, Karen Patricia, Ed. – 1994
This book contains a collection of 14 original essays. The purpose of the book is to inform teachers, librarians, and other professionals working with young people about aspects of African-American literature and to stimulate further thinking about this literature. After an introduction, chapters in the book are: (1) "African-American Young…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Black Family, Blacks, Daughters
Bilson, Barbara, Ed.; Woodruff, Bert, Ed. – Inside English, 1986
Designed primarily for English faculty at two-year colleges in California, "Inside English" includes articles on instructional innovations in teaching remedial writing, literature courses, and freshman composition, and on major curricular, administrative, and employment issues in the field. The four issues of volume 13 include the…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College English, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics