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Mulhern, John D. – Roeper Review, 2003
This reprint of a 1978 article considers identification of the academically gifted, common learning characteristics of the academically gifted, and meeting the needs of the academically gifted in the regular classroom. It urges enrichment of regular classroom programs for the benefit of all students. (Contains references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities
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Dever, G. E. Alan; And Others – New Directions for Program Evaluation, 1981
In order for health program evaluation to keep up with the evolution of disease patterns and epidemiology, a systems approach is proposed. Recommendations are made for the essential element in such an approach, namely, an integrated, comprehensive data base. (Author/AL)
Descriptors: Databases, Diseases, Evaluation Methods, Health Programs
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King, Edmund – Comparative Education, 1999
Traces the evolution of the concept of lifelong learning through various historical, social, and technological contexts. Lifelong learning was once an optional extra for older adults seeking self-improvement, but in the present worldwide context of continuous change, formal educational systems must recognize lifelong learning and "education for…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Culture Lag, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change
Friesen, John W.; Friesen, Virginia Lyons – 2002
This book is an appeal to First Nations leaders in Canada to promote educational integration--a mixing of ideas in which non-Aboriginal people are taught those elements of Native culture and philosophy that support a reverence for the Earth and all living things. The benefits of such an undertaking cannot be overemphasized since the very existence…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian History, Boarding Schools, Canada Natives
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Friesen, John W.; Wieler, Edith Elizabeth – Journal of Educational Thought, 1988
Examines the origins and basic tenets of three recent educational movements in Canada (i.e., multicultural education, peace education, and cooperative learning) to identify their philosophical underpinnings. Argues that their fundamental premises are remarkably like those of the Progressive Education movement. Considers approaches for those who…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Innovation, Educational Philosophy
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Oakes, Jill – Canadian Journal of Native Education, 1988
Describes differences between Inuit indigenous cultural education and classroom education. Describes changes in Inuit education from 1930s to present day. Examines differences between school and home education. Examines education as method of meeting Inuit cultural demands and gaining employment. Recommends combining elements of Eskimo education…
Descriptors: American Indian History, Canada Natives, Cultural Differences, Cultural Education
Smart, Karl – 1990
One of the greatest myths or fictions of nonfiction is that it contains no fiction. Ben Franklin's flight from Boston to Philadelphia illustrates how changes occur in the retelling of the "facts" of a life. In his "Autobiography," Franklin writes that his friend, Collins, arranged for a ship's passage for Franklin by telling…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Biographies, Discourse Analysis, Literary Devices
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Voigt, David Q. – Quest, 1978
A study of the mythological elements attendant upon professional baseball reveals the complex social and cultural beliefs contributing to the current American world view. (LH)
Descriptors: Athletics, Baseball, Behavior Patterns, Mythology
Roosa, Mark – 2002
This paper traces the roots of the current library preservation movement and its evolution during the second half of the 20th century. It also looks at some of the contemporary shifts in thinking about preservation and changes in practice that are being explored by libraries. Finally the paper draws some conclusions as to the scope of programs in…
Descriptors: Archives, Futures (of Society), Library Collections, Library Development
Gaillet, Lynee Lewis – 1992
Learning theorist Kenneth Bruffee traces the roots of collaborative learning in American college classrooms back to the early 1970s when changing educational needs necessitated adapting conventional college classroom practices to the needs of new students. Traditional pedagogy had failed because of the growth in the number of nontraditional…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Learning, Educational History
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Inc. – 1989
This document contains the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) statement, A Perspective on Student Affairs, issued in 1987 on the 50th anniversary of The Student Personnel Point of View. The document also provides the Student Personnel Point of View statements from 1949 and from 1937. The 1987 publication provides a…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
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Cahan, Emily D.; White, Sheldon H. – Human Development, 1997
The lineage of developmental psychology has involved three waves of research in the 1890s (Hall), 1930s, and 1960s (Piaget). Over these years, a cooperative knowledge-building process arose, fostered by new journals in the 1930s, in which articles built upon one another and sustained or redirected trains of thought among a community of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Intellectual History, Periodicals
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Kerwin, Larkin – Science, 1981
Reviews the recent history of successful international cooperative scientific projects. Considers the present level of international science, and supports the notion that the best context for all of science is the global community. Promotes participation by scientists in international scientific organizations. (CS)
Descriptors: College Science, Cooperative Programs, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Counts, Stephanie R.; Lavergneau, Beverly – Clearing House, 1992
Recounts some of the history of attempts to establish magnet and other voluntary, choice-oriented policies in urban school districts. Discusses the elements that must be included in programs established in those districts. (SR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Politics of Education, School Choice
Ray, Sally J. – 1987
While the government of South Africa has outwardly promoted democracy since 1983, it nonetheless has placed its press under tight constraint to discourage dissent concerning political issues and enhance the government's credibility. Not only are journalists within the country restricted, but foreign correspondents as well. Moreover, although there…
Descriptors: African Culture, African History, Censorship, Civil Rights
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