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Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. – 1972
This manual is aimed at the water and wastewater technician who has the responsibility for monitoring the water environment. The televised programmed training stresses the interaction of three components: the program production and operation; group leaders; and operators, including distribution and collection system personnel. The academic…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Educational Television, Environment, Instructional Materials
Barrios, Lisa C., Comp. – 2000
Many federal agencies actively address the problem of violence in schools by acquiring and disseminating information about school violence and supporting strategies that work to reduce violence. This document provides an inventory of federal activities addressing violence in schools. It was designed to facilitate coordination of federal school…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergency Programs, Federal Programs
Lasky, Sue; Moore, Shawn – 2000
This paper explores the ways in which the culture and organization of teaching influences the experiences and emotions secondary teachers report in their interactions with parents. Hargreaves' (1998) framework, based on the emotional politics of teaching, is modified and applied to the analysis of 68 secondary teacher interview responses from 2…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parents
Villas, Paul – 1992
This paper looks at the feasibility of investigating how health risk behaviors established during youth contribute to the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in a young workforce. The population of interest consists of Mexican women living and working on the Mexican side of the United States-Mexico border. Proposed goals would (1) establish…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Epidemiology, Feasibility Studies, Females
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Morgan, George B.; And Others – Science, 1970
Describes atmospheric data monitoring as part of total airpollution control effort. Summarizes types of gaseous, liquid and solid pollutants and their sources; contrast between urban and rural environmental air quality; instrumentation to identify pollutants; and anticipated new non-wet chemical physical and physiochemical techniques tor cetection…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Climate, Earth Science, Environment
American School and University, 1974
Describes a new system incorporating blend of intrusion detectors, proper installation of detectors, proper training of security personnel, and cooperation with local police and newspapers. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Electronic Equipment, Safety, School Districts, School Security
Renner, Patricia; Eagly, Alice H. – 1984
Whether or not there are sex differences in helping behavior is a question that has attracted interest from both theoretical and applied perspectives. A meta-analysis was conducted of 172 studies of helping behavior, coded for publication date, source, sex of author, sample size, setting, type of appeal for help, availability of other helpers, sex…
Descriptors: College Students, Helping Relationship, Higher Education, Meta Analysis
Raven, Bertram H. – 1974
This paper explores the concept of social power as defined by the author and John R.P. French fifteen years ago. Social power is the potential influence which an agent could exert over some person. The means for exercising that power could be in the form of any of six bases falling into the following categories: informational power, which is…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Decision Making, Educational Sociology, Family Relationship
Betsinger, Alicia M.; King, Christoper T. – 1999
This project report presents findings on the implementation and progress of the On the Right Track program during the second year of a four-year grant period. The project, which began in July of 1997, is designed to assess and document the magnitude, severity, and secondary conditions of disabilities for persons with disabilities in Texas, to…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Health Promotion, Incidence
Salwen, Michael B.; Anderson, Ronald B. – 1984
A study employed a uses and gratifications approach to determine why people in different demographic groups read supermarket tabloids. One hundred thirty-three readers of the "National Enquirer," the "Star," or the "Globe" returned mail questionnaires distributed in three different demographic locations. The…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Demography, Mass Media Effects, Media Research
Towers, Wayne M. – 1984
Fourteen statements relating to the surveillance, diversion, and social interaction uses of media were drawn from a review of uses and gratification research and applied to the viewing of local and national early evening news and nighttime local news television programs. A telephone survey of 543 adults elicited information concerning demographics…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audiences, Need Gratification, News Reporting
McDonald, Daniel G. – 1982
A study was conducted to clarify some of the ambiguous findings reported in the media dependency literature. Specifically, it sought to establish whether relationships between use of the media and surveillance gratifications obtained from that use were affected by an individual's medium of primary reliance or whether these relationships might be…
Descriptors: Adults, Information Sources, Mass Media, Measurement Techniques
Towers, Wayne M. – 1987
A study tested the applicability of gratifications research to magazines. Telephone surveys with 543 adults in a large western urban area ascertained their media usages and their agreement with 14 gratifications statements drawn from morphostatic research into the surveillance-diversion-personal identity triad in relation to newspaper and radio.…
Descriptors: Adults, Mass Media Effects, Media Research, Need Gratification
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education. – 1978
This subcourse containg lesson assignments, lesson texts, and programmed reviews covers the most frequently used equipment for transporting and storing petroleum products from the time they are purchased until they are consumed by the user. The course is one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to…
Descriptors: Course Content, Equipment, Fuels, Individualized Instruction
Bracken, Marilyn C. – 1976
In an effort to help make products safer and to reduce product-related injuries, the Consumer Product Safety Commission relies heavily on consumer participation. To establish regulations, it utilizes the following: (1) an "Offeror" regulation whereby groups can offer to manage the safety standards development process; (2) a consumer…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Consumer Protection, Data Collection, Federal Programs
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