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Katula, Richard A.; Threnhauser, Elizabeth – Communication Education, 1999
Reviews the movement toward an expanded classroom through experientially based curricular innovations such as cooperative education, internships, study abroad, and service learning, which are intended to bring concrete experience into the learning model, allowing students to apply classroom concepts and complete the learning process. Provides an…
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Curriculum, Educational Principles, Experiential Learning
Boyer, Ernest L., Ed. – 1984
The Panel on the Preparation of Beginning Teachers was convened by the New Jersey Department of Education to help define two critical elements of teacher preparation: (1) What is essential for beginning teachers to know professionally? and (2) What teaching skills and abilities are most effective? This document is the report of that panel.…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Higher Education, Knowledge Level, Preservice Teacher Education
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Ginzberg, Eli – Career Development Quarterly, 1988
Presents reprint of article which first appeared in 1952 which has made lasting contribution to field of vocational guidance. Presents theory of occupational choice and discusses three basic elements of the theory: occupational choice is a process, the process is largely irreversible, and compromise is an essential aspect of every choice. (NB)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Decision Making, Theories
Valero, Paola – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2004
This paper comments on Arthur Powell's plenary paper "The Diversity Backlash and the Mathematical Agency of Students of Color". A highlight of some of the main arguments in Arthur's paper is offered, and questions are raised concerning elements of importance in setting a research agenda committed to equity in mathematics education. [For "The…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Mathematics Education, Student Diversity, Race
Costley, Kevin C. – Online Submission, 2006
The prevailing expectation in education today is, "All children can learn." This expectation includes all children, including disadvantaged children and those who come from poverty. Our actions are guided by our expectations. If we believe that all children can learn, then children can learn. If we believe that children cannot learn, then our self…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Poverty, Children, Teacher Role
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Jules, Vena – Contemporary Education, 1992
Presents secondary students' perceptions of cooperative learning (CL) in an attempt to understand how and why CL benefits students affectively and cognitively. After describing the structure of learning and schooling, the article discusses how CL promotes positive interdependence, social skills, work skills, and individual accountability. (SM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperative Learning, Group Activities, High School Students
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Drayton, Brian; Falk, Joni – Science Educator, 2002
Explains the inquiry teaching strategy and how the learning process occurs with inquiry-based instruction. Discusses how teachers can facilitate the development of science understanding and maintain inquiry-oriented classrooms. (Contains 31 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Inquiry, Middle Schools, School Districts
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Driver, Rosalind; And Others – Educational Researcher, 1994
Presents a view of the interplay among the various factors of personal experience, language, and socialization in the process of learning science in classrooms. Discusses the problematic relations among scientific knowledge, the learning of science, and pedagogy. (GLR)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Constructivism (Learning)
Brown, Sylvia J.; Wilson, James W. – New Directions for Experiential Learning, 1978
The growth of and potential for cooperative education for graduate students is addressed. It is suggested that the majority of such programs in the future will have few participants, will not be closely tied to the curriculum designed, will be largely student-instigated, and will be flexible and informal. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Experiential Learning, Futures (of Society), Graduate Students
Derryberry, Bob R. – 1995
Forensic program alumni returning for reunions or speech tournaments sometimes find difficulty in keeping pace with changing forensics practices and procedures. Elements influencing the evolutionary process in forensics include: a growing number of debate philosophy formats, bringing diversity in competitive options; expansion of standard…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Change Strategies, Debate, Higher Education
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Williams, Bronwyn T. – Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 2005
In exploring her uneasiness in dealing with issues of religion in her classroom, the author asks, "Should I guide students away from writing about issues that explicitly dealt with their faith? Should I impose an outright prohibition on such writing? Or should I find ways to engage with the issues and the perspectives that were so clearly…
Descriptors: State Church Separation, Beliefs, Religion, Religious Factors
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Bjorklund, Ulf – International Social Science Journal, 1987
Examines the effects of the welfare state on ethnicity in western societies. Maintains that group formation and action based on ethnic identity is aided by essential aspects of the welfare society. (JDH)
Descriptors: Democracy, Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity, Minority Groups
Costley, Kevin C. – Online Submission, 2006
University professors teaching pre-service teachers base much of their philosophies on theories. Students often ask "Why do we have theories?" "What is the purpose of theories?" "If we like a theory, do we have to use all of the theory?" The most frequent controversial issue is how to use a particular theory in a practical way. In the quest for…
Descriptors: Values, Beliefs, Teacher Attitudes, Cultural Influences
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Gavin, M. Katherine; Reis, Sally M. – Gifted Child Today, 2003
Specific teaching strategies for helping talented girls in mathematics are discussed. These include: creating a supportive learning environment; providing single-sex learning opportunities in mathematics and appealing to the strengths of females as motivators; using activities that are relevant to girls; creating a challenging curriculum; and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Females
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Jiggins, Janice – Community Development Journal, 1985
The author points out the multifaceted aspects of the problems associated with rural women's need for money and financial services and outlines innovative schemes in this area such as the bank for the landless in Bangladesh, a savings and loan cooperative for market women in Nicaragua, and a savings development movement in Zimbabwe. (CT)
Descriptors: Banking, Cooperatives, Credit (Finance), Developing Nations
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