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Bellows, Elizabeth; Bauml, Michele; Field, Sherry; Ledbetter, Mary – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2012
On September 17, 2011 (Constitution Day), Occupy Wall Street began as a protest movement when approximately 2,000 supporters assembled in lower Manhattan's Zuccotti Park. The group's concerns focused on the corporate role in the current financial crisis and economic inequality. Rhetoric both in support of and against the protest began to flood the…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Teaching Methods, Laboratory Schools, Cartoons
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Wall, Patricia S.; Sarver, Lee – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2014
According to a "Wall Street Journal"/NBC News poll, 59 percent of all adults consider education essential to getting ahead in life. At the same time, an increasing number of adults have begun to blame educators for their failure in life, claiming educational malpractice. Historically, education has been more of an issue at the state and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Administrators, College Administration, Educational Malpractice
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Bourquin, Eugene A.; Emerson, Robert Wall; Sauerburger, Dona; Barlow, Janet – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
Introduction: A new market trend offers long canes for individuals with visual impairments in a variety of colors; however, the impact of these colors is unknown to orientation and mobility (O&M) specialists and individuals who are blind or who have low vision. The authors examined the impact of cane color on drivers' yielding behaviors; also,…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Color, Pedestrian Traffic, Assistive Technology
Fain, Paul – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
This article reports that a pair of university presidents is among the people feeling the heat from the collapse of the investment bank Bear Stearns. Henry S. Bienen, president of Northwestern University, and the Rev. Donald J. Harrington, president of St. John's University, in New York, were among the 12 members of the Bear Stearns Companies'…
Descriptors: Organizational Change, Court Litigation, College Presidents, Governing Boards
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Kohlmeyer, James M., III – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2008
While it is important for accounting information systems (AIS) students to understand computer technology, internal controls and business processes, such knowledge is of little use without reference to appropriate contexts. Integrating Wall Street Journal (WSJ) readings and discussions into AIS classes can enrich learning by stimulating…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Context Effect, Curriculum Enrichment, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Soffer, Michal; Rimmerman, Arie – International Journal of Rehabilitation Research, 2012
This feasibility study examines the coverage of employment-related issues related to people with disabilities in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The study is a first in a series of future studies focusing on disability issues in the international economic media. A survey of 39 newspaper articles published in the "Wall Street…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Employment, Newspapers
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Blackerby, Christine – Social Education, 2009
Early in 1933, shortly after the election of President Franklin Roosevelt, the U.S. Senate Banking and Currency Committee began receiving hundreds of letters from concerned Americans. They were closely watching the committee's efforts to find and fix the causes of the Great Depression that had consumed the nation for more than three years. This…
Descriptors: Banking, United States History, Teaching Methods, Letters (Correspondence)
Catalano, Theresa – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In this dissertation, the denaturalization of migrants in the US and Italy as represented in newspaper crime reports was identified and compared to the opposing naturalization of Italian crime organizations in Italy and Wall Street/corporate criminals in the US. This was accomplished through careful, multidisciplinary, scientific analysis of over…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Figurative Language, Ideology, Immigrants
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Crawford, Constance J.; Stellenwerf, Anita L. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2009
A recent survey of undergraduate business students indicated that an overwhelming majority, over 75%, of the participants admitted to cheating. When graduate school majors were surveyed, research indicates that the biggest cheaters, 56% overall, were business majors. Are students behaving in response to societal rewards of corporate malfeasance…
Descriptors: Cheating, Finance Occupations, Undergraduate Students, Correlation
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Aguilar, Miguel – Art Education, 2013
In this article, Miguel Aguilar describes the process of mental preparation he performs before beginning a new graffiti mural. This may include reviewing recent sketches and his lists of color palettes. Aguilar mind maps ideas he wants to connect, thinking about intentions or the goal he wants to accomplish. Aguilar further states "this…
Descriptors: Artists, Art Activities, Popular Culture, Subcultures
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Khurshid, Ayesha; Pitts, Brittany – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2019
In this article, we analyze the coverage of Malala in "The New York Times" and "The Wall Street Journal" to explore how these influential media sources characterize Islam and Pakistan to tell Malala's story. Our discourse analysis reveals how these newspapers construct Malala's status as a global icon as an embodiment of her…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Females, Newspapers
Kuzyk, Raya – Library Journal, 2007
To the individual, garden areas link to the natural world, offering solace, refuge, inspiration, and purpose. To a low-income neighborhood, where often the only greenery sprouts from between cracks in concrete, their impact can be monumental, signaling sustainability, beautifying, attesting to value and worth--even prompting civic change. A 2000…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Gardening, Horticulture, Environmental Influences
Cobb, Brian T.; Hanna, John P. – Business Officer, 1998
In the process of restructuring its debt and taking on additional debt, Franklin Pierce College (New Hampshire) accepted the consequences of a downgrade in its investment-grade rating. This resulted in a successful bond sale, with bonds carrying an insured single-A rating. Events leading up to the restructuring and credit issues considered by the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, College Administration, Credit (Finance)
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Head, James Christopher; Pryiomka, Karyna – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
In this paper, we report on our investigation of news coverage of accountability reform in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal during the implementation and assessment of New York's Race to the Top-inspired teacher evaluation system. In systemically analyzing how these prominent media outlets narrated this contentious moment in…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Change, Teacher Evaluation, News Reporting
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Nocera, Amato – Teachers College Record, 2020
Background/Context: Spurred on by the mass migration of African Americans from the South and blacks from the Caribbean, Harlem by the 1920s was defined by its association with New Negro culture and was widely known as the "mecca" of black life. The New Negro movement, as the period was called by contemporaries, has become a focus of…
Descriptors: African American History, African American Education, Informal Education, Educational Practices
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