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Winebrenner, Susan – Understanding Our Gifted, 2000
Discussion of trends and the current status of gifted education in the United States describes components of an effective program for gifted students, notes the lack of understanding of the frustrations experienced by gifted students and their parents, the importance of staff development and cluster grouping, and the parent's role in advocating…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Cluster Grouping, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Ikenberry, Stanley O. – Trusteeship, 2010
With all the trials and tribulations, the job of a university president is one of the most rewarding. Yet, like every other aspect of society, the academic presidency has changed over the last several decades. A surprise turn of events gave the author an opportunity to reflect on the "then and now" question. Having served as president of…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, News Media, College Presidents, Objectives
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Sadoux, Marion – Research-publishing.net, 2015
Marion Saddoux describes the stages of her professional journey that began when she started teaching languages in an Institution Wide Language Programme (IWLP) at the beginning of the 1990s. She chronicles her journey as she describes how the use and knowledge of technology in language learning and teaching has developed over time, how contact…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Personal Narratives, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Borthwick, Kate, Ed.; Corradini, Erika, Ed.; Dickens, Alison, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2015
This e-book is a celebration of and reflection on 10 years of the LLAS elearning symposium, an event which is run by the Centre for Languages, Linguistics and Area Studies (LLAS) based at the University of Southampton, UK. Over the past ten years, the symposium has followed the innovations brought about in the digital realm and has offered a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Languages, Linguistics
Kolvitz, Marcia, Ed. – 1996
These six conference papers from the Biennial Conference on Postsecondary Education for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing focus on serving nontraditional students with deafness or hard of hearing. The first paper, "Helping Minority Individuals Navigate through Successful School and Work Transitions" (Glenn B. Anderson and Susan K. McGee),…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Career Development, College Students, Cultural Differences