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Sanentz, Shahe – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this research is to understand the information seeking and information utilization behaviors of Armenian-English adult bilinguals, while paying particular attention to the contextual and experiential as well as to the affective and motivational aspects involved. At a meta-theoretical level, the study is rooted primarily in the…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Bilingualism, Indo European Languages, English (Second Language)
Perin, Dolores, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
This handbook presents a wide range of research on adults who have low literacy skills. It looks at the cognitive, affective, and motivational factors underlying adult literacy; adult literacy in different countries; and the educational approaches being taken to help improve adults' literacy skills. It includes not only adults enrolled in adult…
Descriptors: Guides, Adult Literacy, Reading Difficulties, Literacy Education
Kamerman, Sylvia E., Ed. – 1975
The one-act, royalty-free plays in this book dramatize notable events in United States history. Historical selections include dramatizations of the Declaration of Independence, the Boston Tea Party, the Continental Army at Valley Forge, the birth of the Constitution, and George Washington crossing the Delaware and feature such historic figures as…
Descriptors: Comedy, Drama, Dramatics, History Instruction
Griggs, Richard A., Ed.; Jackson, Sherri L., Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This book follows in the footsteps of the first three volumes in the "Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology" series. In the prefaces to these volumes, the various editors all stressed two major points relevant to the development of this series. These comments also apply to this book. First, introductory psychology is one of the most…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Introductory Courses, College Instruction
Sheeley, Vernon Lee – 1997
This booklet provides educational, professional, and biographical information on 52 presidents of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. A photo of each president is included. All presidents from 1940-1997 are covered. The presidents are: Samuel T. Gladding, Loretta J. Bradley, James V. Wigtil, Barbara Griffin, Joan T. England,…
Descriptors: Counselors, Organizations (Groups), Presidents
McMahon, Walter, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This series addresses the relation of education to knowledge-based growth and broader measures of development beyond growth, central features of the modern world in which education has a central role. This role includes the effects of education on pure economic growth including its effects on the creation, adaptation, and dissemination of new…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Expenditure per Student, Higher Education, Human Capital
Hostrop, Richard W. – 1995
This book presents simulation activities for the eight profiles of U.S. Senators presented in John F. Kennedy's "Profiles in Courage." Intended for student involvement, the simulations require student research and practice in order to carry out the designated roles. The simulations and role play are designed to actively involve the…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Educational Games, History Instruction, Learning Strategies
Grimes, Jeff, Ed. – 1982
This document, intended as a resource for school psychologists, contains articles addressing a variety of psychological and behavioral problems of children and adolescents. Each chapter includes the following content: background information concerning the specific topic, approaches for assessing the behavior of concern, intervention possibilities,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Child Psychology
Academic Library Association of Ohio. – 1994
Abstracts of 14 papers presented at the conference are provided here. Titles are: "Electronic Information Terraforming: Designing and Implementing a Front-end System Using World-Wide Web Technology" (Abbie Basile; And Others); "Characteristics of Generation X and Implications for Reference and Instructional Services" (Catherine…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Accreditation (Institutions), Cataloging, College Students
Breen, Michael J., Ed.; Fiedler, Craig R., Ed. – 1996
This text presents 13 chapters on the assessment of students with emotional and/or behavioral disorders for the purpose of making educational placement and programming decisions consistent with federal and state diagnostic guidelines. Chapters are grouped into four sections focusing on: basic considerations for assessment of youth in this…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Anxiety, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders
Harman, Grant, Ed.; And Others – 1991
This book provides an account of the major administrative restructuring and organization that has occurred in Australian public school systems over the past decade. Section 1 provides a discussion of the Australian restructuring efforts in an international context. Chapters in this section include the following: (1) "The Restructuring of…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Case Studies, Educational Administration, Educational Change
Harris, Laurie Lanzen, Ed. – Biography Today, 1992
This publication presents biographical profiles of people of interest to young readers. The concept is unique in that the subjects profiled are not necessarily people of great or lasting stature. Many are noted writers or public figures who have made important contributions to the current world, but a goodly number of entries are biographies of…
Descriptors: Biographies, Childrens Literature, Current Events, Elementary Secondary Education
Rubba, Peter A., Ed.; Rye, James A., Ed.; DiBiase, Warren J., Ed.; Crawford, Barbara A., Ed. – 2001
This document contains the proceedings of the 2001 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science which was held in Costa Mesa, California, January 18-21, 2001. Papers include: (1) "An Elementary Preservice Teacher's Search for Solutions about the Evolution-Divine Creation Question: The Story of Tracy"…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Block Scheduling, Conference Papers, Elementary Secondary Education