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Makus, Anne L. – 1986
United States President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev have strongly emphasized in several speeches that their ultimate goal is peace between their respective nations. However, this apparent shared goal has not come about, largely because they lack a common understanding of the meaning of peace. Both have stated that they wish…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Communism, Comparative Analysis, Conflict Resolution
Lightcap, Torey L. – 1997
To raise the consciousness of adults regarding their mental and social processing of popular media, specifically movies, a course was implemented through a Colorado Episcopal parish's adult education program. The course was designed to show students how to better understand the ways in which their presuppositions create meaning in what they view…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Consciousness Raising, Course Descriptions, Critical Viewing
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Ramsland, John – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2006
Kinchela Boys' Home on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, was established by the state's Aborigines Protection Board for Aboriginal boys and youths in 1924 and closed in 1970. By the 1930s the place had become known as a notorious carceral, poorly managed and psychologically isolated. An overdue government enquiry in 1940 concluded that it…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Physical Fitness
Albrecht, Andreas; And Others – 1985
This four-part booklet examines various issues related to nuclear weapons and how they will affect an individual working as a scientist or engineer. It provides information about the history of nuclear weapons, about the weapons industry which produces them, and about new weapons programs. Issues are raised so that new or future graduates may make…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Science, Engineering, Engineering Education
Pontiff, Elizabeth – Teaching Music, 2005
Throughout the history of the United States, music educators have played an important role in building national unity by teaching students to sing the songs of their country. Beginning with the entire May-June 1942 issue of "Music Educators Journal" devoted to the nation's war effort following the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, MENC set…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Music Education, Patriotism, Citizenship Education
Holland, Kathleen E., Ed.; And Others – 1993
Based on Louise Rosenblatt's transactional theory of reader response, the studies collected in this book present findings and recommendations that contribute to the understanding of how children create meaning from stories, how they acquire literacy skills to express that meaning, and what role educators play in these literary processes. The book…
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Childrens Literature, Classroom Research, Elementary Education
MacKinnon, Colin – 1981
The idea that the brain may be more complex and varied in the ways that it responds to and interprets information than is generally recognized suggests that both the left and right hemispheres are in need of total development. In discussing the development of curriculum that will bring into harmony the functions of both brain hemispheres, it is…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cerebral Dominance, Cognitive Style, Curriculum Development
Sproule, J. Michael – 1994
Defining propaganda as "efforts by special interests to win over the public covertly by infiltrating messages into various channels of public expression ordinarily viewed as politically neutral," this book argues that propaganda has become pervasive in American life. Pointing out that the 1990s society is inundated with propaganda from…
Descriptors: Business, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government
Dombrowski, Paul – 2000
Arguing that ethics is an important part of technical communication, this book discusses ethics in the broad sense including not only the act of communication but also where technical information came from and how it likely will be used. It is intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate audiences, and assumes some familiarity with technical…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Class Activities, Ethical Instruction, Ethics
Preston, Teresa K. – Teaching Music, 2004
Teachers who have made "The Star-Spangled Banner" a central part of their students' repertoire have found that students can learn it and take pride in staging this familiar song that even their parents consider too difficult. Many teachers recognize that the first obstacle in teaching the anthem is that students do not know the words or understand…
Descriptors: Singing, Music Teachers, United States History, Teaching Methods
Rogers, Jim – 2002
This teacher's guide explores Fort McHenry and the British attack on Baltimore Harbor (Maryland) in 1814. The guide contains 11 lessons: (1) "Where in the World Is Baltimore?" (no handout-use classroom resources); (2) "Why Baltimore?" (Handout-Why Baltimore?); (3) "Now Where Do We Place the Fort?" (Handout-Map of…
Descriptors: Built Environment, Heritage Education, Historic Sites, Middle Schools
Classroom Notes Plus, 2002
This 19th issue of "Notes Plus" contains descriptions of original, unpublished teaching practices, and of adapted ideas. Under the Ideas from the Classroom section, the August 2001 issue contains the following materials: "Imitation: The Sincerest Form of Flattery" (Anna M. Parks); "Stories That Make Us Who We Are"…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education
Barbieri, Kim E. – 2001
For Dwight D. Eisenhower, World War II was not simply a war but a crusade in the high cause of human freedom. This publication, the third in a series of posters and curriculum materials on the life and times of Dwight D. Eisenhower, covers the events leading up to World War II and Eisenhower's rise to the rank of five star General of the U.S. Army…
Descriptors: Biographies, Intermediate Grades, Leadership, Presidents of the United States
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Tobias, Sheila – Educational Record, 1987
For one optical scientist, Harrison Barrett, the decision not to accept funding for research related to the Strategic Defense Initiative has meant giving up a major part of his work in optical computing. (MSE)
Descriptors: Activism, Higher Education, National Defense, Optics
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Cooper, B. Lee – Social Education, 1978
Historical concepts can be taught through analysis of science fiction. Offers a class outline with science fiction resources to examine the boundaries of historical inquiry; six themes for student investigation based on specific resources; and a bibliography of 44 additional anthologies and books. (AV)
Descriptors: Concept Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, History Instruction, Instructional Innovation
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