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Porfilio, Bradley, Ed.; Hickman, Heather, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
This volume will be a valuable resource to instructors who teach in the fields of teacher education, social studies, educational leadership, social work, social, cultural and philosophical foundations of education, sociology, political science, and global studies as well as their students. Due to the volume's international focus, the authors also…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Political Science, Global Education, Altruism
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Cornman, Stephen Q.; Zhou, Lei; Nakamoto, Nanae – National Center for Education Statistics, 2012
This documentation is for the revised file (Version 1b) of the National Center for Education Statistics' (NCES) Common Core of Data (CCD) National Public Education Financial Survey (NPEFS) for school year 2008-2009, fiscal year 2009 (FY 09). It contains a brief description of the data collection along with information required to understand and…
Descriptors: Public Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, National Programs
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2012
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students, Learner Engagement
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2010
The National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) documents dimensions of quality in undergraduate education and provides information and assistance to colleges, universities, and other organizations to improve student learning. Its primary activity is annually surveying college students to assess the extent to which they engage in educational…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, National Surveys, Student Surveys, Undergraduate Students
Comeaux, Patricia, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
Students in traditional as well as online classrooms need more than grades from their instructors--they also need meaningful feedback to help bridge their academic knowledge and skills with their daily lives. With the increasing number of online learning classrooms, the question of how to consistently assess online learning has become increasingly…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Writing Skills, Learning Modules, Course Evaluation
Minocha, Shailey; Roberts, Dave – ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 2008
The paper reports the theoretical underpinnings for the pedagogical role and rationale for adopting 3D virtual worlds for socialisation and knowledge creation in distance education. Socialisation or "knowing one another" in remote distributed environments can be achieved through synchronous technologies such as instant messaging, audio and…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Educational Environment, Distance Education, Online Courses
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Tripathi, Manorama; Jeevan, V. K. J. – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2009
Purpose: The paper aims to study how the present distance learning libraries can improve upon their existing services and introduce new ones to enhance quality of services to distance learners. Design/methodology/approach: The paper includes a review of literature on quality assurance in open and distance education in general and student support…
Descriptors: Open Universities, Distance Education, Quality Control, Libraries
Creighton, Peggy Milam – Linworth, 2012
School librarians need a simple action plan for overcoming the barriers to adopting School Library 2.0. This book provides one, and describes how fully integrating technology would dramatically benefit 21st-century schools. Despite the substantial efforts that have been made to bring schools into the 21st century, research indicates that the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Libraries, Librarians, Technology Integration
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Chen, Hsin-liang; Doty, Philip – Library Quarterly, 2005
This article is the first of two that present a six-part conceptual framework for the design and evaluation of digital libraries meant to support mathematics education in K-12 settings (see also pt. 2). This first article concentrates on (1) information organization, (2) information literacy, and (3) integrated learning with multimedia materials.…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Multimedia Materials, Electronic Libraries
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Hill, Janet Swan – Library Resources and Technical Services, 1987
This review of the 1986 literature on cataloging covers seven topics: (1) international aspects of description; (2) Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, 2d Edition; (3) principles of description; (4) cooperative cataloging; (5) authority control; (6) issues in the management of cataloging; and (7) catalogers. Seventy-seven references are listed. (MES)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Librarians, Library Automation, Library Cooperation
Belluscio, Giovanni, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2010
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe--"Arberishtja" of Italy. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support…
Descriptors: Official Languages, Foreign Countries, Dialects, Indo European Languages
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Jarvis, William E.; Dow, Victoria E. – Information Technology and Libraries, 1986
Description of the way in which some essential features of pathfinders have been incorporated in the online library catalog at Lehigh University discusses factors involved in record design, provides examples of records used with a GEAC Integrated Library System, and suggests several ways of implementing pathfinder records online. (CDD)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Guidelines, Guides, Higher Education
Riemersma, Alex; de Jong, Sikko – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2007
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--Fryslan, one of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors,…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Statistical Data, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Bates, Henry E. – 1985
This packet is designed to guide users through the steps that ultimately lead to the assignment of collection responsibilities for individual member libraries of the North Bay Cooperative Library System, Santa Rosa, California. An initial profile of the member libraries examined the subject distribution of books owned, availability of books owned,…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Data Collection, Interlibrary Loans, Library Acquisition
Bielefield, Arlene; Cheeseman, Lawrence – 1997
This book provides librarians, researchers, and teachers with a comprehensive guide to technology and copyright issues, and is written for non-lawyers. Part 1 summarizes the historical and legal background and looks at future trends, including the probable effects of recommendations from the National Information Infrastructure report. Part 2…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Software, Contracts, Copyrights
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