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Law School Survey of Student Engagement, 2011
The Law School Survey of Student Engagement (LSSSE) focuses on activities that affect learning in law school. This year's results show how law students spend their time, what they think about their experience in law school, and guide schools in their efforts to improve engagement and learning. The selected results are based on responses from more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learner Engagement, Legal Education (Professions), Law Students
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Riley, Karen L.; Totten, Samuel – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2002
Over the past two decades, interest in Holocaust education has grown substantially as individual states, starting in the 1980s, began to mandate and/or recommend Holocaust studies as part of the social studies curriculum. As a result, these mandates and/or interest in the Holocaust have spawned any number of curriculum products, some of which seek…
Descriptors: Empathy, Social Studies, Death, Curriculum Design
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2007
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
National Survey of Student Engagement, 2006
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
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Brenner, James R. – Chemical Engineering Education, 2007
At Florida Tech, we have incorporated DataFit from Oakdale Engineering throughout the entire curriculum, beginning with ChE 1102, an eight-week, one-day-per-week, two-hour, one-credit-hour, second-semester Introduction to Chemical Engineering course in a hands-on computer classroom. Our experience is that students retain data analysis concepts…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Data Analysis, Curriculum, Introductory Courses
Hirst, Ronald K. – Principal, 2005
You see them every day in middle schools: students who seem to spend more time in the office than they do in class. In Florida, middle school students are more likely than elementary or high school students to be suspended, according to the Florida Department of Education (2001). While many adolescents go through their middle school years…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Developmental Stages, Coping, Adolescent Development
Ricchiuti, Linda M. – 2000
The goal of this lesson plan is for second-grade students to understand the steps in how food is made and delivered to the grocery store. Students create a play where each person plays a part in the production and distribution of food. The lesson suggests that the class perform the play on parents' night. It provides five activities for students…
Descriptors: Drama, Evaluation, Food, Food Processing Occupations
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Poisel, Mark Allen; Stinard, Charlene A. – Journal of Applied Research in the Community College, 2005
Building stronger networks for transfer student success involves both inter-institutional and intra-institutional collaboration. This article explores successful efforts of the Office of Transfer Services at the University of Central Florida to address three critical components of transfer student success: 1) preparation, which involves the…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Planning, Networks
Broussard, Lee Ann; Goldstein, Jeren; Walford, Sylvia B. – 2001
This teacher's guide and student workbook are part of a series of supplementary curriculum packages of alternative methods and activities designed to meet the needs of Florida secondary students with mild disabilities or other special learning needs. Content is based on the Florida Curriculum Frameworks and correlates to the Sunshine State…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Body Composition, Consumer Education, Health Education
Schaap, Eileen, Ed.; Fresen, Sue, Ed. – 2000
This teacher's guide and student guide unit contains supplemental readings, activities, and methods adapted for secondary students who have disabilities and other students with diverse learning needs. The materials differ from standard textbooks and workbooks in several ways: simplified text; smaller units of study; reduced vocabulary level;…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Curriculum, Disabilities
Calhoun, Mary C.; Goldstein, Jeren; Walford, Sylvia B.; Purdum, Betsy – 2001
This teacher's guide and student guides on world geography skills and regions are part of a series of supplementary curriculum packages of alternative methods and activities designed to meet the needs of Florida secondary students with mild disabilities or other special learning needs. Content is based on the Florida Curriculum Frameworks and…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Mild Disabilities, Secondary Education
Schaap, Eileen, Ed.; Fresen, Sue, Ed. – 2000
This teacher's guide and student guide unit contains supplemental readings, activities, and methods adapted for secondary students who have disabilities and other students with diverse learning needs. The unit focuses on world history and correlates to Florida's Sunshine State Standards. It is divided into the following 21 units of study that…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Curriculum, Disabilities
Walker, Linda; Fresen, Sue – 2001
This teacher's guide and student guide are designed to accompany a mathematics textbook that contains supplemental readings, activities, and methods adapted for secondary students who have disabilities and other students with diverse learning needs. The materials are designed to help these students succeed in regular education content courses and…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, Curriculum, Disabilities
Fresen, Sue, Ed.; Wilson, Kelly, Ed. – 2000
This teacher's guide and student workbook are part of a series of content-centered packages of supplemental readings, activities, and methods adapted for secondary students who have disabilities and other students with diverse learning needs. Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS) materials are designed to help those students succeed…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Academic Standards, American Studies, Civics