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Sisk, Dorothy – Gifted Child Quarterly, 1982
Followup and tie in between regular classrooms and gifted programs are essential for quality programing. "Ownership" of the program by the entire school community, including counselors, librarians, and administrators, is also important. (CL)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Program Development
Boylan, Hunter R., Ed.; Kerstiens, Gene, Ed. – Research in Developmental Education, 1988
These five issues of "Research in Developmental Education," examine the theoretical models and foundations of developmental education. Included are the following: (1) "Theoretical Foundations of Developmental Education," by Hunter R. Boylan, which examines the behaviorist, humanist, and developmental theories underpinning developmental education;…
Descriptors: Behavior Theories, Cooperative Learning, Developmental Stages, Developmental Studies Programs
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Heermann, Barry; And Others – New Directions for Community Colleges, 1980
A variety of responses to lifelong learning issues are contained in these essays by 12 practitioners directly involved in non-traditional educational alternatives. Sheila Gordon and Augusta Souza Kappner analyze the demographics, motivation, and environment of returning adult students. Peter Smith looks at the educator as facilitator rather than…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Adult Counseling, Adult Education, Adult Students
Crow, Cal – Cooperative Education Experience, 1997
Colleges and universities are being challenged to examine their mission, structure, and delivery of services for two reasons with far-reaching implications for cooperative education. The first is the move from an industrial to a postindustrial economy. The second deals with incorrect assumptions about learning based on outmoded information and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Educational Development, Educational Research, Experiential Learning
Fern, Veronica; And Others – Directions in Language and Education, 1995
This report offers a synthesis of a Special Issues Analysis Center report based on a focus group that studied active learning and its implications for limited English proficient (LEP) students. Active learning is defined as the level of engagement by the student in the instructional process; it implies the development of a community of learners…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Community Involvement, Cultural Influences, English (Second Language)
Knapp, Clifford E., Ed. – The International Association for the Study of Cooperation in Education, 1986
This newsletter contains 14 items on cooperative learning and outdoor education, with a particular focus on environmental education and ecology. "Cooperative Teaching/Learning Strategies and Objectives in Outdoor/Environmental Education" by Clifford E. Knapp is about cooperative teaching and learning strategies in outdoor education and…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Cooperative Learning, Ecology, Educational Games
Connections: A Journal of Adult Literacy, 1997
This issue contains 12 articles written by teachers who have investigated various aspects of the multilevel question in their own classrooms. "The Multilevel Question" (Lenore Balliro) provides an introduction. "Deconstructing the Great Wall of Print" (Richard Goldberg) investigates reading strategies that allow students with a wide range of…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning
de Nys, Mary; Wolfe, Leslie R. – 1985
During the past twenty years, important efforts to ensure educational equity for girls have brought about major changes in our schools; yet subtle sex discrimination still pervades many of our classrooms. In the elementary schools girls still are perceived more favorably than boys, disciplined less harshly, and graded more generously than boys;…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Females
Stetson, Nancy E. – Leadership Abstracts, 1993
Studies suggest that the traditional technique of one-way lectures used most often by teachers results in about 42% retention after class, and 17% a week later. To improve both student learning and institutional effectiveness, colleges should support faculty development programs that expose teachers to two-way teaching and learning processes.…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Community Colleges, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods
Suhor, Charles – 1984
One of a series dealing with current issues affecting language arts instruction, this paper focuses on thinking skills. The paper begins by raising two issues: whether thinking skills should be taught as part of each subject area, as a separate skill, or both, and whether English and language arts teachers have a special role in the teaching of…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Critical Thinking
Ramirez, Jennifer, Ed. – Academic Leadership, 2002
Volume 9.1.1 [v9 n1 Winter 2002, Commemorative Anniversary issue] of "Academic Leadership" includes the following articles: (1) "Growing our Own Leaders" by Gary Filan; (2) "Facilitating Change: Leadership's Major Challenge" by Paul Elsner and Larry Christiansen; (3) "Servant Leadership: Robert K. Greenleaf's Legacy and the Community College" by…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Community Colleges, Instructional Leadership, Leadership
Journal of Research for School Executives, 1993
This document consists of all six issues of the "Journal of Research for School Executives" published before it was discontinued. The spring 1991 issue includes four research articles and one essay on employee discipline, school reform, experiences of state departments of education in school/college collaboration, legal aspects of disciplining…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Effectiveness, Boards of Education, Censorship
Lake, Pat, Ed. – Southern Association of Community, Junior, and Technical Colleges (SACJTC) Newsletter, 2001
This document argues that the availability of developmental education is essential to the well being of the American economy and social structure. By the year 2050, U.S. citizens will be older and nearly 50% will belong to a minority group. The fastest growing population is Hispanic American, resulting from immigration and higher birth rates. This…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Basic Skills, Community Colleges, Compensatory Education
Poliakoff, Anne Rogers, Ed. – Basic Education, 2003
Civic education, not so long ago, was regarded as a core purpose of grade school preparation for adulthood, a mandate to educate young people about U.S. history, freedom and values, and citizenship's responsibilities. The landmark 1999 Civic Education Study, conducted by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement,…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Citizenship Education, Citizenship Responsibility, Foreign Countries
Communicator, 1992
This document consists of the five issues of the journal issued during 1992. Articles focus on the following major topics in gifted and talented education (GATE): (1) grouping and tracking; (2) cultural diversity; (3) educational reform and cooperative learning; (4) gifted girls; and (5) young gifted children. Major articles include the following:…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Cooperative Learning
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