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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation. – 1983
This report is the second to appear in a series of studies carried out by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CERI) during the past 5 years. The first report concerned the integration of handicapped young people into ordinary schools. The present report deals with what happens…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Counseling, Curriculum, Disabilities
Arnberg, Lenore – 1987
A discussion of the development of bilingualism in preschool-age children, intended for parents, focuses on the reasons for encouraging bilingualism and the role of family members and home environment in doing so. An introductory section offers background information on the book and a brief examination of the situation for emigrants coping with a…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingualism, Case Studies, Child Development
Renner, K. Edward – 1995
This book speaks to three challenges that face higher education in its quest to redefine the academic community: (1) beliefs about ourselves, our circumstances, our relationships, and our problems; (2) beliefs about personal and organizational change; and (3) beliefs about academic life, about reform and revolution, competition and cooperation,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Beliefs, Change Agents, Change Strategies
Cummins, Jim – Canadian Journal for Exceptional Children, 1987
The increase in the number of Canadian students whose home language is different from the school language has serious implications in the areas of minority student assessment, possible bias of IQ tests, minority student English-language acquisition, and recommendations to parents regarding home language use. Research and educational considerations…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Wight-Boycott, Noel – 1985
Aspects of the spoken language development of the preschool and primary school child are briefly covered, with specific attention given to receptive and expressive language, semantics, syntax, memory, articulation, pragmatics, and metalanguage. Developmental norms are indicated in the areas of vocabulary development, sentence structure…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Language Acquisition