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Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
This version of "Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," written in Portuguese, is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
This version of "Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," written in Spanish, is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity,…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
Pinto, Teresa Almeida; Marreel, Iris; Hatton-Yeo, Alan – Online Submission, 2009
"Guide of Ideas for Planning and Implementing Intergenerational Projects," is for all professionals that are or wish to be enrolled in the development of intergenerational activities. This "Guide" is the main product of the Project MATES--Mainstreaming Intergenerational Solidarity, co-financed by the Lifelong Learning…
Descriptors: Program Development, Guides, Employment Potential, Housing
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Edgert, Penny – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1994
It is proposed that a better understanding of campus climate may be a critical element in enhancing college and university diversity. Methodological issues associated with this form of institutional research are examined, and studies undertaken at Stanford University (California), the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of…
Descriptors: College Environment, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Environment
Tasker, Ross – 1982
This workshop is based upon work and findings of the Learning in Science Project, a research project which investigated problems and difficulties in the teaching and learning of science. The workshop program, including activities which have been shown to impact on teacher thinking, is designed to focus attention on learning problems in classrooms,…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science
Hoge, Robert D.; Wichmann, Cherami – 1994
Noting that reliable and valid measures of competence are essential for preschool screening, diagnostic, and research purposes, this review for practitioners and researchers presents an inventory and evaluation of standardized measuring instruments designed for assessing social and emotional competence in preschool children. A total of 39…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Emotional Development, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Hall, William C. – 1990
This manual discusses major differences between academic and commercial educational research (CER) and provides suggestions to help researchers who want to conduct CER. The paper is based on the experiences of the TAFE National Center for Research and Development Ltd in Leabrook (Australia). Focus is on describing how to apply for grants and how…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Proposal Writing
Ligon, Glynn; Wilkinson, David – 1984
Inspired by four recent decisions to change achievement tests used in the Austin Independent School District, the separate forms used and procedures followed have been combined into a systematic approach intended for use in future achievement test selections. A rating scale (Attachment 1) was developed to expedite a systematic comparison among…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Cost Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria
Hunt, Pam; Goetz, Lori – 1987
The handbook describes a method of teaching communication skills to students with severe disabilities (severely and profoundly retarded, trainable mentally retarded, autistic, deaf blind, and severely multihandicapped). In the interrupted behavior chain procedure, a routinized activity in a natural setting is interrupted and the child is taught to…
Descriptors: Behavior Chaining, Behavior Patterns, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills
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Evans, Larry D. – Journal of Special Education, 1992
The Regression Discrepancy Model, intended to increase accuracy in assessing severe discrepancy between IQ and achievement scores in students with learning disabilities, is examined. The model's initial equation is shown to produce results which bias the detection of severe discrepancy at lower IQ levels. Methods to minimize or remove this bias…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification, Intelligence Quotient
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Haworth, Jennifer Grant; Conrad, Clifton F. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1996
A theory of program quality based on a new definition of quality is offered. Constructed on the basis of interviews with nearly 800 stakeholders in master's-level education, the engagement theory" advances a conceptual framework and a set of criteria, with indicators, for assessing graduate and professional program quality. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Graduate Study
Wilkerson, Joyce A.; Elkins, Susan A. – 2000
This qualitative case study assessed web-based instruction in a computer-aided design/computer-assisted manufacturing (CAD/CAM) course designed for workforce development. The study examined students' and instructors' experience in a CAD/CAM course delivered exclusively on the Internet, evaluating course content and delivery, clarity of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content
Hounsell, Dai, Ed.; McCulloch, Mary, Ed.; Scott, Mary, Ed. – 1996
This inventory, is based on the database derived from Assessment Strategies in Scottish Higher Education (ASSHE) project, a survey of information about changing assessment practices in all 22 Scottish higher educational institutions. Its aims are to spotlight the diversity of assessment strategies and practices, identify core themes and…
Descriptors: Change, Computer Assisted Testing, Cooperative Learning, Educational Assessment
Pine, Patricia – 1985
Nationwide questionniare responses from hundreds of administrators constitute the data for this report. Schools must promote health, not only by teaching, but by being advocates of health, demonstrating that health is desirable and possible for all. After a prelude and background, the first chapter examines issues of health education, including…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Administration, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
BCATA Journal for Art Teachers, 1990
These journal articles examine the issues of evaluation and art education. In (1) "Self Evaluation for Secondary Art Students, Why Bother?" (Margaret Scarr), the article recommends that involving students in assessing their work contributes to learning. (2) "Evaluating for Success" (Arlene Smith) gives practical suggestions for…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods