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Rule, David L. – 1993
Several regression methods were examined within the framework of weighted structural regression (WSR), comparing their regression weight stability and score estimation accuracy in the presence of outlier contamination. The methods compared are: (1) ordinary least squares; (2) WSR ridge regression; (3) minimum risk regression; (4) minimum risk 2;…
Descriptors: Analysis of Covariance, Bayesian Statistics, Comparative Analysis, Computer Simulation
Haile, Penelope J.; Richards, Angela J. – 1984
A study was conducted of the use of a computer teleconferencing system developed by Participation Systems Inc. (nicknamed PARTI) as enhancement for two independent study credit courses in the behavioral sciences, Introduction to Effective Communication and Introductory Psychology. An earlier study in the spring and summer of 1983 had tested the…
Descriptors: College Students, Computers, Delivery Systems, Distance Education
Lewis, Rayford T. – 1976
This report details the research activities conducted by San Antonio College (SAC) as a subcontractor of Project FOLLOW-UP, in the design, development, and implementation of a graduate follow-up system. Numerous information gathering techniques, including personal interviews and follow-up questionnaires, were attempted. Four different groups of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys, Information Dissemination
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LeBaron, John – 1973
The assumptions behind open education, when applied to television, suggest that children should create their own television programs based on their interests and experiences and that these programs should be disseminated widely. The availability of videotape systems and the rapid development of community cable television (CATV) makes these ideas…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Open Education, Production Techniques, Student Developed Materials
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Frost, Joe L. – 1977
In this address, the author speculates upon the current status of teacher education, reflects upon the knowledge currently available from research and theory, and proposes a new system of cooperation between teacher educators and teachers in the role of educating children. Comments are made upon the lessons learned during the 1950's and 1960's…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Innovation
Campbell, A. Bruce – 1988
A strong case can be made that the study of law, properly conceived as a resource to enrich civics as a branch of social science, is the broader study of the role of law in the social order. Study about law provides a unique opportunity for: (1) addressing what has historically been a neglected, pervasive daily influence on us all; (2) analyzing…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Civics, Courts
This publication contains a selection of undergraduate and graduate student research papers offered to the Eta Sigma Gamma Society in the health science disciplines. Articles include: (1) "The Development of Public/Private Partnerships and Their Impact on the Future of Public Health" (James Broadbear); (2) "Cancer Knowledge,…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Blacks, Cancer
Mohring, Popie Marinou – 1989
Themes from the author's research into cultural interfaces and cross-cultural encounters have implications for organization development (OD) and training for internationalizing business and developing competencies for working effectively with people of diverse cultures. These themes are: (1) unawareness in the United States of cultural unawareness…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Cultural Isolation
Kellogg, Ronald T. – 1984
A study was conducted to determine the efficacy of two prewriting strategies--outlines and rough, rather than polished, first drafts--in lessening the writer's workload. Eighteen college students were assigned a persuasive business letter writing task in control, outline, rough first draft, and polished first draft conditions. The letters were…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, College Faculty, Higher Education, Outlining (Discourse)
Hyman, Irwin A.; And Others – 1994
Many politicians, policy makers, and citizens tend to ignore both the value of prevention and the voluminous research disproving the efficacy of punishment. This study offers a review of historical responses to school violence and discipline and offers some suggestions in these areas. After describing the American penchant for punitive correction,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Discipline, Discipline Policy
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento. – 1990
This report responds to the California Legislature's request for an assessment of the impact of intersegmental programs designed to enhance student preparation for college, particularly those students historically underrepresented in postsecondary education. The report focuses on the effectiveness of each program and its components and the extent…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Admission, College Preparation, College School Cooperation
Martinez, Michael E. – 1996
The pursuit of a science of mind has been marked by persistent conceptual tension. At one pole, exemplified by Piaget, the mind is characterized in terms of overarching principles. At the other end of the continuum, theory is more concerned with modeling particulars, as represented by the information processing model. This paper explores the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology
Vinovskis, Maris A. – 1988
Adolescent pregnancy (AP) is explored from historical and policy perspectives. The "epidemic" of AP, with 4 out of every 10 teenage girls becoming pregnant, is typically portrayed as a recent and unprecedented problem that requires massive federal intervention, but the problem is not new. Chapter 1 analyzes adolescent sexuality, AP, and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Contraception, Early Parenthood, Government Role
Merrill, John – 1985
High and low level questions as determined by a panel of evaluators were combined with corrective feedback and attribute isolation feedback to form four versions of a computer-based science lesson. The sample consisted of 154 high school chemistry students in a suburban high school. The primary hypothesis was that students who received high level…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Courseware
Dunbar, Zola, Ed. – 1977
This report summarizes the two statewide staff development workshops that were conducted for faculties of Oregon colleges and universities participating in a consortium project designed to infuse career education into the preparation of teachers, counselors, and administrators. (Three previous workshops are reported in CE 019 416.) Included in…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Career Education, College Faculty, Consortia
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