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Scigliano, John A. – Community/Junior College Quarterly of Research and Practice, 1983
Presents a research-based marketing model consisting of an environmental scanning process, a series of marketing audits, and an information-processing scheme. Views the essential elements of college marketing as information flow; high-level, long-term commitment; diverse strategies; innovation; and a broad view of marketing. Includes a marketing…
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Management Information Systems, Models, Postsecondary Education
Matulich, Loretta – 1983
At Clackamas Community College, a system of contract learning has been adapted for use in a technical writing class. The course focuses on teaching the essentials of technical writing (i.e., clarity and organization in report writing); the basic employment attitudes that local businesses and industries expect; and the form of writing that the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Content Area Writing, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives
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Postlethwaite, Keith; Maull, Wendy – Educational Review, 2007
As part of the Transforming Learning Cultures in Further Education (TLC) project, questionnaire data were collected from three consecutive cohorts of students in a wide range of learning sites, initially four in each of four Further Education (FE) colleges in England. This paper focuses on changes in perceived learning environment as mapped by…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Adult Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment
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Haycock, Ken – Emergency Librarian, 1991
Discusses evaluation of the teacher-librarian and describes nine areas of competence deemed necessary by the Canadian School Library Association (CSLA): (1) administration; (2) selection of learning resources; (3) acquisition, organization, and circulation of resources; (4) guidance; (5) design and production of resources; (6) information…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Cooperative Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria
Whalon, Constance; Karr-Kidwell, PJ – 1993
A multicultural framework for school curricula directed toward the culturally different was developed for implementation of court ordered multicultural education goals at the H. S. Thompson Learning Center of the Dallas (Texas) Independent School District. The philosophy of multicultural education suggests that ethnic diversity and cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student)
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, Sacramento. – 1995
Multicultural education is an approach to teaching and learning that seeks to empower individuals so that they may function in a diverse, global society. To prepare students for the 21st century, however, community colleges must expand traditional definitions of diversity to include age, religion, culture, sexual orientation, physical or mental…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style
Ebata, Makiko – Online Submission, 2008
Language is a superb invention for the simple reason that it allows us to communicate with each other and thereby broaden our world. But language teaching and acquisition is by no mean simple. Being in a position which enables me to teach students about the preciousness of learning a new language, I have come to question how to go about this…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials
Eastmond, Jefferson N. – 1977
This model is an attempt to create a measure of resources to reflect the value of persons, groups, villages, provinces, or nations in terms of education. It attempts to measure human assets and nonhuman material elements. To measure gross cumulative factors, this measure of wealth considers population, environmental learning, and formal learning.…
Descriptors: Accountability, Achievement, Charts, Developing Nations
Martin, Andrew J. – Online Submission, 2005
A great deal of the variance in student achievement, motivation, and engagement is explained at the student level. This poses a challenge to educators who typically educate at a group level. This article proposes "pastoral pedagogy" as a key means by which educators can facilitate an individual student's personal connection to teaching and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instruction, Academic Achievement, Student Motivation
Groff, Warren H. – 2001
Trends in using computer technology for career development and human resources development in companies in the United States and worldwide were reviewed, and the possibilities of adapting the latest advances in digital technology-based training delivery systems in school-based contexts were explored. A model was proposed that entailed having chief…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Career Choice, Career Development, Career Education
Carter, Judy H. – 1995
While it is generally accepted that people working in groups can accomplish more than people working individually, it is equally accepted that parasites will attempt to feed on the other group members. Group work has been called by several names--group learning, cooperative learning, collaborative learning--all of which carry slightly different…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Grading, Group Behavior, Group Dynamics
Miller, Maurice; Loukellis, Irene – 1982
The basis for socially mainstreaming handicapped children as well as changing attitudes toward the handicapped are discussed; and a list of teaching activities and resources for introducing students to the mentally retarded, the visually impaired, the physically handicapped, the hearing impaired, and the learning disabled is presented. A summary…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Hearing Impairments
Bowles, John C. – Programmed Learning and Educational Technology, 1988
Results of survey of high technology educational delivery systems in nine two-year colleges (five in the United States and four in Canada) emphasize the use of computers to provide alternatives to traditional classroom teaching. Topics discussed include open education, self-paced (fleximode) learning, artificial intelligence, software, and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Conventional Instruction, Courseware, Delivery Systems
Gray, H. L. – 1980
The process of assessment of learners in professional training is discussed. In professional training, students are involved in assessment, since the examining process is overtly linked to the learning practice. Distinctions concerning examinations, assessment, and evaluation are offered. Professional training is concerned with competence in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Individual Development, Interpersonal Competence, Professional Development
Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC. – 1992
Drafted by representatives of the teaching profession along with personnel from 17 state education agencies, the performance-based standards in this document represent a common core of teaching knowledge and skills. The standards were developed to be compatible with the advanced certification standards of the National Board for Professional…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Educational Practices, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education
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