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Wesley-Tanaskovic, Ines – 1985
This document on the planning and implementation of national information policies is addressed primarily to decision-makers and planners in governments and public institutions, which are increasingly faced with the problem of formulating policies appropriate to the growing importance of information as an essential national resource. Designed to…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Guidelines
Weir, Harold G. – 1980
Expressing the concern of the Parliamentary Libraries Section of International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) about the need of legislators for access to up-to-date, reliable, adequate libraries and dissemination facilities, this paper offers a general review of requirements necessary for the initiation and development of legislative…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Information Dissemination, Information Seeking
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Trimbur, John – Writing Center Journal, 1987
Examines some of the difficulties in peer tutoring and points out the dilemma of whether to emphasize the tutor component (apprentice model) or the peer component (colearner model). Offers a solution that incorporates elements from both stages, one that treats tutors developmentally. (NKA)
Descriptors: Cognitive Dissonance, Higher Education, Peer Teaching, Teacher Student Relationship
Rohlf, Robert H. – American Libraries, 1986
Discussion of problems and mistakes made in library facility planning highlights overemphasis of dramatic architectural elements; communications between architects and librarians; who is in charge of planning process; lighting (effect of library shelving, appropriate location of light switches); setting a schedule; furniture and equipment; and the…
Descriptors: Building Design, Design Requirements, Facility Planning, Interior Design
Armstrong, Thomas – Principal, 1988
Concentrating on linguistic and logical-mathematical intelligence in elementary school classrooms ignores the dominant strengths of most children, who may possess alternative spatial, bodily kinesthetic, interpersonal, or intrapersonal intelligence. Explains how elementary teachers can transform "dysteachea" into learning strategies for…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Intelligence, Learning Disabilities, Learning Modalities
Mahon, F. V. – 1985
The International Bureau of Education (IBE) and Unesco, together with their member states, are faced with the task of implementing a proposed network--the International Network for Educational Information (INED)--for the better use of information resources for educational development. This review of issues that need to be considered in the…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Information Dissemination, Information Networks
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Follett, Richard J. – College English, 1981
An anecdote describing anonymous censorship of classroom materials on gay literature and denotations/connotations of words associated with homosexuality. Contains reprints of the "censored" materials. (RL)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Censorship, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development
Lundberg, R. Donald – 1980
Teachers can improve classroom discipline in a number of ways. An objective grading system that is based on academic performance alone will assure students that they are being fairly graded, whether or not they are liked by the teacher. Discipline and self respect are related and hinge upon the perception in students that they are learning…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Discipline Problems, Educational Games
Calhoun, George – Academic Therapy, 1979
The article discusses several criticisms of the use of drugs in the treatment of hyperactivity, and suggests some nondrug procedures for parents and teachers to use in the home and classroom to minimize and control a child's hyperactive behavior. (DLS)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Drug Therapy, Hyperactivity, Parent Influence
Bloom, Harold – 1995
This book argues against the politicization of literature and presents a guide to the great works and essential writers of the ages, the "Western Canon." The book studies 26 writers and seeks to isolate the qualities that made these authors canonical, that is, authoritative in Western culture. Noting that although originally the…
Descriptors: Authors, Classics (Literature), Cultural Context, Higher Education
Franz, Eckhart G. – 1986
Prepared under contract with the International Council of Archives for Unesco's Records and Archive Management Programme (RAMP), this study explains and documents the variety of ways in which archives can be made an integral part of pre-university education, and illustrates how both teachers and students can increase their understanding and…
Descriptors: Archives, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Elementary Secondary Education
Easley, Jack, Ed. – 1980
This report resulted from work with primary grade children and teachers in Kankakee, Illinois. Essays by four resource persons and two observers are included, each expressing insights and feelings in order to share ideas with resource persons for primary mathematics teaching in other schools. A main objective is to represent the ways elementary…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Computation, Diagnostic Teaching
Communications Workers of America, Washington, DC. Education Dept. – 1988
This kit is designed to help labor union members or others interested in workplace issues to make successful visits to elementary and secondary school classrooms. The slide program lasts approximately 45 minutes and does not require an expert in teaching or labor history background. Suggestions on whom to approach within the school in order to…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Employment
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Tomlinson, Susan – Social Studies, 1987
Stresses importance of making the social studies curriculum challenging for gifted students. Recommends differentiating between content and process, and discusses a variety of approaches and techniques relevant to a variety of classroom situations. Emphasis is placed on developing higher-level thinking skills in the gifted classroom. (BR)
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Curriculum Enrichment, Gifted, Problem Solving
Thomas, D. L. – 1987
Intended to assist developing countries in the essential task of preserving historical records and, therefore, deliberately oriented towards economy and a low level of technology, this study provides an outline of currently accepted standards that archivists in developing countries, especially those in tropical areas, can apply to their own…
Descriptors: Air Pollution, Archives, Building Design, Climate Control
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