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Oxman, Wendy G.; Michelli, Nicholas M. – 1984
Project THISTLE (Thinking Skills in Teaching and Learning) was developed by Montclair State College (New Jersey) faculty in collaboration with the Newark, New Jersey, public schools. The project is designed to improve the basic skills of urban college-bound high school students by working with their teachers in an integrated process of curriculum…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, College School Cooperation, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development
Hofmeister, Alan M.; And Others – 1986
A series of videodisc-based mathematics products have been developed by the cooperative effort of the University of Oregon, Utah State University, and various school districts. The products were designed to: (1) achieve educationally significant changes in student achievement and attitudes; (2) be consistent with group and individual classroom…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Tests, Formative Evaluation
Levine, Harold G. – 1988
The Apple Classroom of Tomorrow (ACOT) project is an attempt to alter the instructional premises of a selected group of seven experimental classrooms in the United States by saturating them with computer technology. A recent proposal submitted to Apple Computer described STAR (Sensible Technology Assessment/Research), which includes both…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Research
Hagin, Rosa A. – 1983
The program entitled Prevention of Learning Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Model, developed and operated by the Learning Disorders Unit of New York University Medical Center, has three elements: scanning, diagnosis, and intervention. Educational intervention is done primarily by Board of Education teachers and educational assistants under the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Grade 2
Daresh, John C. – 1987
This paper reports on the current status of the practicum as an element in programs for training educational administrators. The paper notes first that the value of individuals learning their craft by spending time in the field is generally accepted. A review of the literature found relatively little material describing the nature of the…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Educational Administration, Educational Research, Higher Education
Achilles, C. M.; DuVall, Lloyd – 1983
Pupils at three elementary schools and one junior high school among Area 1 inner-city schools of St. Louis Missouri, were identified as scoring well below norms on standardized tests. An effort to change the educational programs at these schools netted financial support and the creation of Project SHAL (named for the schools involved). Inservice…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Testing, Educational Change
Duignan, P. A.; Macpherson, R. J. S. – 1986
This paper reports on the objectives and specifications of an "educative leadership" project that aims to synthesize experience, research, and theory and to develop complementary inservice and postgraduate learning materials. Researchers and theorists are now addressing the lack of philosophical machinery in educational administration.…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Educational Administration, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries
Crist-Whitzel, Janet L.; And Others – 1984
This evaluative report describes a demonstration project undertaken by the Center for Research on Equitable Access to Technology in Education (CREATE) at the Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development; the project involved the design and implementation of computer literacy training of minority high school students in San…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Educationally Disadvantaged
Tasker, Ross; Osborne, Roger – 1980
The Learning in Science Project identified the learner as the key perspective for in-depth study into problems and difficulties in the teaching and learning of science at the 10- to 14-year-old level. Two complementary research foci were established to explore this viewpoint: (1) interviewing children using strategies designed to establish various…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension
Ellett, Chad D.; Wang, Margaret C. – 1985
This paper reports the results from an investigation of a method for systematic development of a procedure for assessing the administrator and instructional leader roles in implementation of an innovative school program. The purpose of the study was to design and field-test a feasible and useful approach to examining the degree of…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Early Childhood Education
Woodward, Arthur – 1984
The content and quality of the documentation and teachers guides that accompanied 55 educational microcomputer software programs were examined, to determine whether the technical and pedagogical information provided by such guides enabled teachers to fully exploit the instructional potential of the programs. The courseware covered basic elementary…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Design Requirements, Elementary Secondary Education
Dilling, H. J. – 1986
This paper describes an evaluation model developed by the Ontario Ministry of Education and illustrates how it was adapted to meet local and provincial needs of the Scarborough School System for accountability data and direction for change. The basic Cooperative Evaluation and Development of School Systems (CEDSS) model includes five stages of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Boards of Education, Cooperative Programs, Educational Assessment
Winkler, John D.; And Others – 1983
Along with cost, and hence availability of hardware and quality educational courseware, the major barrier to full implementation of microcomputers is the lack of knowledge possessed by researchers and educational practitioners alike regarding the nature of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes a teacher must have to successfully use microcomputers…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Decision Making, Learning Activities, Microcomputers
Saunders, Nancy G.; Malm, Loren D.; Malone, Bobby G.; Nay, Fred W.; Oliver, Brad E.; Thompson, Jay C., Jr. – 1997
This study examined student attitudes toward interactions with class members on an Internet site supplementing a multimedia graduate-level distance learning course at Ball State University (Indiana). The course, "Elementary School Curriculum" was taught in a studio classroom (of 13 students) and transmitted to five distant sites…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning, Course Evaluation
Romans, Bevin A. – 1993
To affirm Sojourner Truth as a powerful rhetor who advanced the equality and empowerment of women, a study examined several of her speeches on women's suffrage. Although the value of using such role models as Sojourner Truth has been demonstrated in various grade levels, and in the study of history and English, the approach is too seldom employed…
Descriptors: Blacks, Discourse Analysis, Females, Higher Education
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