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American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJ1), 2005
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) believes that prior to the start of each season, all high school head coaches, assistant coaches, and volunteer coaches should be required to participate in a comprehensive orientation to the sport program. This orientation should be planned and conducted by the athletic director or…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletic Coaches, High Schools, Staff Orientation
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Grosshans, Judd; Kiger, Martha – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2004
The purpose of this article is to offer insights into the complex area of learning disabilities, to provide tips on how to recognize children with various types of learning disabilities, and to offer suggestions for teaching students who are learning disabled. The hope is that with some information and "teaching tips" in this area, more and more…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, Teaching Methods
Wilson, Jeni; Shrimpton, Bradley – 2003
This paper examines the educational implications for students with Tourette syndrome (TS) and outlines a multi-dimensional approach for improving their education. It presents data from two qualitative studies in Australia. TS is a debilitating neurological disorder that causes involuntary vocal and motor tics. The first study investigated the…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Family School Relationship
Lopez, Antonio M., Jr. – 1982
In examining microcomputer uses in education, consideration must be given to hardware, software, and most importantly, the people who will use them. The educational software market is being affected by hardware manufacturers, educational publishers, independent software houses, user groups, and classroom teachers. Each of these groups has clearly…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Programs
Lewis, Brian J. – 1984
The importance of defining the college experience in specific terms in publications for prospective students is discussed. The academic area is the most vital to describe, since college work differs greatly from high school in the emphases on academic diversity, self-initiative, and study outside the classroom. Publications should describe…
Descriptors: College Attendance, College Bound Students, Course Descriptions, Graduation Requirements
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Gilbert, Jennie A. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD), 2004
Children's natural play patterns provide opportunity for fitness development. Children typically do not care about the benefits of physical activity or the physiology behind the activities they perform, but they are very interested in participating in fun activities. Often curricula focus on how to feed children values that are important to…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Physical Activities, Physical Fitness
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Green, Kenneth C. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2006
In this article, the author discusses the final report from the Education Secretary's Commission on the Future of Higher Education--officially released on September 19 under the title "A Test of Leadership: Charting the Future of U.S. Higher Education." The report has its fair share of advocates and antagonists. But as with the NCLB…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Access to Education, Educational Assessment, Accountability
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Davila, Daniel – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1985
Outlines the policies and procedures of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Explains the role of the library/learning resources center (LRC) evaluator, and the significance of the LRC in the total evaluation process. (DMM)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, College Libraries, Community Colleges
Bardon, Jack I. – 1985
Recent critiques of education in the United States have all too often been simplistic in their solutions and punitive in tone. American education has historically been concerned with providing equality of opportunity and accomodating individual and group differences, yet calls for excellence often devalue these fundamental elements of democracy.…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Child Welfare, Children, Educational Change
Chandler, John R., Jr. – 1984
The responsibilities and skills of college development officers are discussed. The need for development officers has stemmed from financial problems that could only be solved through additional sources of revenue. In addition to understanding the concept and function of institutional development, the development officer must recognize that…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Fund Raising, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement
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Plummer, Ronald J. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1983
Examines the historic interrelationship between libraries and adult education in light of the major personalities, events and forces affecting the relationship. Reports on interviews conducted at five learning resource centers (LRC's) regarding the development of the LRC and the librarian's role as adult educator. (DMM)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Learning Resources Centers
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Community & Junior College Libraries, 1985
Highlights the importance of professional librarians serving on regional accreditation teams. Identifies issues in measuring the effectiveness of learning resources centers (LRC's), outlines trends in LRC evaluation, considers the benefits of the evaluation process, and lists materials on LRC accreditation and evaluation. (DMM)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, College Libraries, Community Colleges
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Bigelow, Linda – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1985
Outlines appropriate evaluation indicators and measures for community college learning resources centers (LRC's), identifying indicators of whether the needs of the LRC's constituencies are being met; of cost-effectiveness; and of the quality of staff, facilities, equipment, and the collection. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Libraries, Community Colleges, Evaluation Criteria, Information Needs
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Rusk, Mike – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Contends that the interactive authoring of microcomputer software is an appropriate service for community college libraries. Lists steps in the development of such a program. Provides a sample program authored in BASIC for a learning module on the use of figurative language. (DMM)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), College Libraries, Community Colleges, Computer Software
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Collinsworth, Barbara; Wing, Donald L. – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1986
Describes the effects of the rapid growth of Macomb Community College (MCC), erratic financing, and institutional size on the organization, services, and procedures of MCC's library. Focuses on unique characteristics associated with size and positive responses to resource constraints. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Libraries, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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