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Gusack, Nancy, Ed.; And Others – Library Hi Tech, 1995
Contains 11 articles that describe different university access systems designed and built to provide access to journals via The University Licensing Program (TULIP), a science journal access project, involving Elsevier Science Publishing and major universities. The project produced insights to help with future electronic information delivery…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Online Systems
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Wilson, David B.; Shadish, William R. – Psychological Bulletin, 2006
The H. Bosch, F. Steinkamp, and E. Boller (see record 2006-08436-001) meta-analysis reaches mixed and cautious conclusions about the possibility of psychokinesis. The authors argue that, for both methodological and philosophical reasons, it is nearly impossible to draw any conclusions from this body of research. The authors do not agree that any…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Meta Analysis, Psychological Studies, Effect Size
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Science and Children, 1974
Descriptors: Biology, Botany, Elementary School Science, General Science
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Taylor, Neil; Tulip, David – Australian Science Teachers Journal, 1997
Outlines three activities for different areas of biology that can serve as motivators for students or as demonstrations. Each activity is easy to organize and uses available materials. Topics include evolution, anaerobic respiration, and heat loss. (DDR)
Descriptors: Biology, Concept Formation, Demonstrations (Science), Elementary Secondary Education
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Dolbear, Anne L. – Reading Teacher, 1989
Describes how students enjoy poetry by writing cinquain poems. Provides an example lesson leading to a completed cinquain poem about tulips. (MM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Creative Writing, Elementary Education, Poetry
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Oster, John – English Quarterly, 1979
Provides the author's impressions of the 1979 Canadian Council of Teachers of English Conference at Ottawa, noting the three prominent areas of concern: the assessment of writing at all educational levels, the teaching of writing to non-matriculation students, and continuing education for the writing teacher. (RL)
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Problems, English Education, English Instruction
Lucas, Keith B.; Tulip, David F. – 1980
This investigation was undertaken in order to establish the status of scientific literacy among three groups of secondary school students in four Brisbane, Australia high schools, and to reduce the apparent reticence of science teachers to evaluate students' achievement in the various dimensions of scientific literacy by demonstrating appropriate…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Grade 10, Grade 12
Ballantyne, Roy; Witney, Eve; Tulip, David – International Journal of Environmental Education and Information, 1998
Environmental education is often characterized by a concern with developing attitudes and behavior rather than developing environmental knowledge and concepts. Students may thus unknowingly hold and later teach environmental misconceptions. Discusses the use of interactive worksheets to provide a time-effective means of developing students'…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Critical Thinking, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries
Reifenrath, Gloria; Rowch, Nancy – 1983
Written to assist the classroom teacher of limited or non-English speaking students, this manual suggests ways to teach the four components of language--listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Each component is handled in a separate section that provides theoretical background followed by suggestions for instruction that can be adapted for…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Bilingual Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Education
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Paulston, Christina Bratt; Selekman, Howard R. – Foreign Language Annals, 1976
A report is made on the use of foreign language for spontaneous communication in an elementary language class. Four correction-free, peer communicative/interaction activities are outlined according to procedures, objectives, and evaluations. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Communication Skills, Hebrew, Interaction
Oliver, Phillip – Library Journal, 2004
Exotic, captivating, and seductive, orchids have long fascinated plant lovers. They first attracted the attention of Westerners in the 17th century, when explorers brought back samples from South America and Asia. By the mid-1800s, orchid collecting had reached a fever pitch, not unlike that of the Dutch tulip craze of the 1630s, with rich (and…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Public Libraries, Library Materials, Plants (Botany)
Caldwell, Jean; Clark, James; Herscher, Walter – 1996
This book opens with an exploration of the first economic revolution, which set the stage for the dramatic unfolding of the role economics has played in world history. The lessons focus on two topics: (1) why some economies grew and prospered while others remained stagnant or declined; and (2) what causes people to make choices that help or hinder…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizen Role, Citizenship, Consumer Education
O'Farrell, Brigid – 1970
The Holland Day Care Center in Michigan serves a diverse community of Anglo children of Dutch ancestry and children of former migrant workers of Chicano, Black, Puerto Rican and Cuban origins who have settled in the area. Located in two churches which are about three blocks apart, the program divides children by ability and age into five…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bus Transportation, Career Opportunities, Community Involvement
Poland, Jean – 2000
In a university environment, the library can benefit from interest in the digital future on the part of other concerned groups. Computer science departments are natural partners in the development of digital libraries. Professional societies, for-profit companies, and foundations are also potential sources of support. Cornell University Library…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Electronic Libraries, Higher Education
Steinberg, Danny D. – 1969
The findings reported in this paper are the result of an experiment to determine the empirical validity of such semantic concepts as analytic, synthetic, and contradictory. Twenty-eight university students were presented with 156 sentences to assign to one of four semantic categories: (1) synthetic ("The dog is a poodle"), (2) analytic…
Descriptors: Distinctive Features (Language), Logic, Semantics, Structural Analysis
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