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Kamhi-Stein, Lía D., Ed.; Maggioli, Gabriel Díaz, Ed.; de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book investigates new English language policies and initiatives which have been introduced and implemented across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Chapters are organized around three themes. Chapters in the first section critically examine newly-implemented English language policies, as well as factors that…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Qian, Kan, Ed.; Bax, Stephen, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2017
With the rise of the internet and new communication technologies, language learning has moved beyond the classroom walls. This volume presents a range of important studies on innovative ways for learning languages outside the classroom. Chapters discuss MOOCs in the UK, Belgium, China, and Italy for studying a range of languages, research on new…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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
Roane, Warren – 1999
In Latin America private universities are a recent phenomenon; Uruguay began its experiment with privatization only 15 years ago. This study explores several factors which have impeded formation of private universities by analyzing the "failures" of three institutions. The theoretical framework of the study is based on work by D.C. Levy…
Descriptors: Developing Institutions, Foreign Countries, Government School Relationship, Higher Education
Barbara, Leila, Ed.; Scott, Mike, Ed. – 1994
The collection of papers, dedicated to Maria Antonieta Alba Celani, a celebrated English professor in Brazil, consists of writings by colleagues on four themes: developments stemming from Dr. Celani's Brazilian national project for the teaching of English for special purposes; language teacher training; language processing; and analysis of…
Descriptors: Applied Linguistics, Business Communication, Change Strategies, Code Switching (Language)
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Glass, Gene V., Ed. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2000
This document consists of the 2000 edition of the "Education Policy Analysis Archives." The papers include: (1) "Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: A Review of State Policy Evidence" (Linda Darling-Hammond); (2) "America Y2K: The Obsolescence of Educational Reforms" (Sherman Dorn); (3) "Forces for Change in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Court Litigation, Educational Change
Cohen, Arthur M., Ed.; Brawer, Florence B., Ed. – 1994
This collection of essays focuses on the administration of contemporary community colleges, including chapters describing the staffing and functioning of major offices and pertinent issues affecting each area of work. The 25 chapters of the book are: (1) "The Challenging Environment: Context, Concepts, and Crises," by Arthur M. Cohen and Florence…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Articulation (Education), Budgeting, College Administration
Kelley, Jerry D., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This document presents the proceedings of a conference which brought together delegates and First Ladies representing western hemisphere nations to address needs and issues affecting people with disabilities in the Americas. It presents the texts of two keynote addresses: "Small Triumphs, Big Victories: A Global View of Persons with…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Attitudes, Developing Nations, Disabilities
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. – 1993
It is estimated that the typical American child will watch 8,000 murders and 100,000 acts of violence before finishing elementary school. Concern for the impact television violence may have on American society prompted this Senate hearing. As stated by Senator Hollings, the goals of the hearing were the following: (1) to determine the compelling…
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Rearing, Children, Childrens Television
Thornton, Julie, Ed. – 1994
The Language Aptitude Symposium papers include: "Prognostication and Language Aptitude Testing, 1925-62" (Bernard Spolsky); "You, the Government, and Language Aptitude" (Government Roundtable; abstract only); "Styles of Thinking and Learning" (Robert Sternberg); "Current Research in Measuring Listening"…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Affective Objectives, Age Differences, Attitude Change
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 1996
The mass communication and society section of the Proceedings contains the following 17 papers: "Deviance in News Coverage of On-Line Communications: A Print Media Comparison" (Lisa M. Weidman); "Political Tolerance of Environmental Protest: The Roles of Generalized and Specialized Information" (Catherine A. Steele and Carol M.…
Descriptors: Agenda Setting, Crime, Headlines, Mass Media Role
Novotna, Jarmila, Ed.; Moraova, Hana, Ed.; Kratka, Magdalena, Ed.; Stehlikova, Nad'a, Ed. – International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2006
This document contains the fourth volume of the proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Mathematics at the Centre." This volume features 59 research reports by presenters with last names beginning between Kun and…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Psychology