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Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA. Center for Cooperative Education. – 1981
The Second World Conference on Cooperative Education, held in April 1981, in conjunction with the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Cooperative Education Association in Boston, emphasized that the need to relate education and work is a worldwide concern. Summaries of the Conference's major presentations and selections from the rest are reproduced…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Philosophy, Educational Planning
Gentry, Larry, Ed. – 1982
Stressing the importance of teaching the writing skills students will need in the adult workplace, the conference papers in this booklet present some of the significant research in practical writing and show how this research applies to classroom instruction. Following the introduction, the five essays discuss the following topics: (1) youth,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Higher Education, Job Skills, Learning Theories
Smith, Michael F.; Levin, Shirlee; Weintraub, Sara Chudnovsky – 2001
At its essence, service-learning is a pedagogical practice that links meaningful community service with course objectives. Service-learning is a credit-bearing, educational experience in which students participate in organized service activities that meet identified community needs and reflect on the service activity in such a way as to gain…
Descriptors: Citizenship Responsibility, Communication Skills, Educational Objectives, Higher Education
American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC. – 1981
Perspectives on cooperative programs between higher education and business and professional associations are presented in three papers. In "New Frontiers for Higher Education: Business and Professions," K. Patricia Cross traces three alternatives for higher education in its relationships with other adult education providers: parallel…
Descriptors: College Role, Cooperative Education, Higher Education, Industrial Training
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Education Policy Center. – 2000
Determining the value of school-choice programs depends on an assessment of consequences on the differing elements of the school system. The International Conference on School Choice and Educational Change at Michigan State University explored the themes of governance, equity and access, innovation, student outcomes, and accountability from the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Democratic Values, Educational Change, Educational Innovation
Smith, Ian D., Comp. – 1980
This second of the two-part proceedings of an Australian conference on youth schooling and unemployment contains 25 research reports and texts from two symposia on alienation from school to work, and youth in transition. Focus of the papers is on educational practices and specific problems in the area of educational research. Topics covered in…
Descriptors: Career Education, Case Studies, Cost Effectiveness, Disabilities
Adey, David, Comp.; And Others – 1987
Fifteen papers from the University of South Africa's Conference on Distance Education are presented on professional education and practical training. They include: "Essential and Professional Education of Physics Teachers in Poland" (Kazimierz A. Badziag); "Vocational Teaching at a Distance: The New Zealand Perspective" (Dave…
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Administration Education, Correspondence Study, Distance Education
Tompkins, Philip, Ed. – 1981
This document presents the proceedings of a conference organized to review the cooperative collection development features of the Missouri State Network Plan and to outline specific goals, methods, and materials for facilitating cooperative collection development projects in the state's multitype library networks. An introduction provides…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Check Lists, Library Acquisition, Library Associations
Miller, Maryrita G., Ed. – 1989
This symposium was designed to promote the formation of an instructional system that would incorporate the best instructional methodologies. Four papers were presented, each dealing with an acknowledged approach to teaching. The first paper emphasizes the importance of effective curriculum design, a facet of direct instruction that assists…
Descriptors: Brain Hemisphere Functions, Cognitive Style, Concept Formation, Cooperative Learning
Whittier, Sally, Ed; Miguel, Richard J., Ed. – 1985
This audioconference report consists of nine sessions, each featuring a panel of experts who discussed a variety of issues related to collaboration in education and employment. The focus is on practitioners and employers and how they can collaborate to improve the quality of schooling and employment opportunities for secondary- and…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Guidance, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1983
At a UNESCO meeting of representatives of international nongovernmental workers and cooperative organizations, the delegates laid particular emphasis on the correlation between political, economic, and social problems on the one hand, and educational, cultural, and training activities on the other. The participants especially stressed the need for…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Cooperative Planning, Cooperatives
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Minneapolis, MN. – 2002
This document provides the proceedings of a July 2002, one-day capacity building institute on access and participation of students with disabilities in the general K-12 curriculum. Introductory material provides background information on the institute, the relevance of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to increased curriculum access, an overview…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accessibility (for Disabled), Curriculum Development, Disabilities
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). – 1995
Knowledge and learning are becoming increasingly central to work and everyday life at the close of the 20th century. This document examines the potential for creating a new match between the demand for and the supply of new forms of learning. It draws on a range of recent Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) work and summarizes…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Distance Education, Educational Change, Educational Demand
Jones, Alan H., Ed. – 1985
This seminar discussed the civic preparation that educators themselves need to enable them to better prepare elementary and secondary students to become more effective and responsible citizens. The proceedings began with a paper on "Civil Learning for Teachers: Capstone for Educational Reform," by R. Freeman Butts. Following this, the five general…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility
Kern, Evan J., Ed. – 1986
Eighteen scholars, representing classroom teachers, museum educators, and higher education faculty were invited to prepare papers on the topic of aesthetics and art criticism in the classroom. The papers included are: "Signs Visual and Verbal" (Mary Wiseman); "Role-playing the Aesthetician in Art Education" (Robert Russell); "Is Teaching…
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Aesthetic Values, Art Activities, Art Appreciation
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