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Lepper, Mark R. – 1973
Three experiments were conducted to examine the effects of providing extrinsic rewards for engaging in an activity on children's subsequent intrinsic interest in that activity. In each study, preschool children were asked to engage in an activity of initial intrinsic interest in individual experimental sessions. The children agreed to engage in…
Descriptors: Attention Span, Behavior Change, Classroom Techniques, Experiments
Glaser, Daniel; O'Leary, Vincent – 1968
After a brief discussion of the physiological effects of drugs on the human body, seven distinctive features of drug usage in the United States since the start of World War II are noted, and initiation into drug usage is described. The notion of a distinct personality type of addicts is not favored since terms used to characterize the type are not…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Drug Abuse, Drug Addiction, Drug Legislation
Lively, Edwin L. – 1970
Because of changes in the bases of financial support for graduate education, in supply-demand and placement factors, and in student selection of major fields, increased surveillance and even guidelines and restrictions on the creation, accreditation, and support of new doctoral programs have become justified. Some have proposed to limit Ph.D.…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Doctoral Programs, Educational Quality, Graduate Study
O'Neil, Robert M. – 1971
The experience of New York University after the Cambodia-Kent crisis of May 1970 when court action nullified faculty decisions on the taking of exams, and the continuation of classes is indicative of the intrusive constraints derived from external forces on effective faculty self-government. This paper discusses: (1) the natural and intrinsic…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, College Faculty, Decision Making, Faculty
This directory is intended to help people who want to contact Federal and/or State officials for advice, assistance, information, and action in a variety of fields associated with consumer and environmental protection in any of the fifty states and the District of Columbia. Agencies are listed in eleven categories: food and drugs, meat and poultry…
Descriptors: Agencies, Consumer Education, Directories, Environment
Mamantov, Gleb, Ed.; Shults, W. D., Ed. – 1972
Composed of data submitted by a variety of experts in the field, this book provides an introduction to air pollution control. It contains the proceedings of the American Chemical Society Symposium on Determination of Air Quality held in Los Angeles, California, April 1-2, 1971. Contributions from chemists, physicians, engineers, administrators,…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Chemistry, Componential Analysis, Conference Reports
American Coll. Health Association, Evanston, IL. – 1971
The basic premise of this document is that every community college should have a plan through which the health needs of students, faculty and staff can be met by health services which are available, accessible and of high quality. Services should be available in each of the following program areas: personal medical, mental health, and other direct…
Descriptors: Community Health Services, Health Education, Health Facilities, Health Programs
Blake, Reed H. – 1972
The classification of communication activity into interpersonal and mass communication is inadequate. A third category, "medio" communication, is also needed. Examples of this third type include point-to-point telecommunication (such as the telephone or mobile radio), surveillance telecommunication, and closed-circuit television. Medio…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Conceptual Schemes, Information Theory, Mass Media
National School Safety Center, Malibu, CA. – 1995
With the alarming increase in drugs and weapons on American school campuses, teachers and school officials have stepped up their efforts to search lockers, other school property, and sometimes the students themselves. School officials must remember that any search of a student creates a Fourth Amendment issue. Thus, it is important to know the…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Compliance (Legal), Constitutional Law, Court Litigation
Barra, H. Gensini; And Others – Children of the Tropics, 1996
Recognizing the importance of health care during the perinatal period, the topic for this issue of "Children in the Tropics" is prenatal development; this issue is intended for health educators for use in educating their clients about prenatal development, health care during pregnancy, labor and delivery, and the needs of the mother and…
Descriptors: Birth, Breastfeeding, Foreign Countries, Health Services
Wojtowicz, G. Greg; DesLauriers, Karen – 1995
Students learn to practice safe behavior most effectively when they are actively involved in the process of identifying and controlling hazards. This article focuses on a problem faced by many urban-based schools--pedestrian safety. Hazard identification projects can be used to train students to develop practical, effective hazard controls. The…
Descriptors: Accident Prevention, Data Collection, Higher Education, Pedestrian Traffic
Velasco Mondragon, Hector Eduardo; And Others – 1996
As the economic integration of Mexico and the United States intensifies, so does the cross-migration of labor forces. Subsequently, when migrant workers or their families become ill, health care is often disjointed and suboptimal. Binational health data exchange among providers of health care becomes essential. GUAPA (incorporating the first three…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Data Processing, Demonstration Programs, Disease Control
Ing, Christine Domzal; Tewey, Betsy Phillips – 1994
This monograph provides a compilation of 1985-1993 statistical data on children and youth with disabilities. Data sources included: (1) national surveys that collect economic and social information; (2) national surveys on health status; (3) health surveillance reports; and (4) program and administrative data from federal programs serving…
Descriptors: Child Health, Data Collection, Data Interpretation, Definitions
Nieto, Marcus – 1999
Key findings are presented from a survey conducted by the California Research Bureau showing that most California school districts incorporate violence prevention program curricula with a strong police and security presence. Many schools have installed closed circuit video surveillance cameras, canine searches, and metal detectors. Unfortunately,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Crime Prevention, Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education
Purkey, William Watson – 1999
The National Center for Educational Statistics 1998 Report stated that one in ten schools in their sample reported at least one violent crime over the past year. To promote school safety, educators have used traditional law enforcement methods that rely heavily on surveillance, penalties, and punishment. These methods applied to schools can be…
Descriptors: Crime Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Prevention, School Safety
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