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Scully, Maureen A. – Aspen Institute, 2005
The purpose of this guide is to provide students with tools for incorporating social impact management into their business school environments. Providing ideas, resources, and "how to" steps for shaping the business school experience, this guide helps students collaborate with faculty and administrators to meet particular objectives. The body of…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational Experience
World Resources Inst., Washington, DC. – 1984
The relationships between earth's resources and the human future and the challenges of maintaining a sustainable environment were probed at an international conference sponsored by the World Resources Institute. A synthesis of the conference's reports, perspectives, and plans for action are presented in this document. The position supported by the…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Depleted Resources, Ecology, Energy
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Sisk, Dorothy A. – Gifted Child Today, 2022
The emotional intensities of gifted students affect not only their learning, but the way they live and see the world. This article examines the Theory of Positive Disintegration of Dabrowski (1964, 1972) to explore the inner world of the gifted. The five levels of development and five overexcitabilities of Dabrowski represent an abundance of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Emotional Response
World Resources Inst., Washington, DC. – 1994
This 50 slide set of presentation graphs and maps illustrates some of the major conditions and trends in population, agriculture, biodiversity, forests, water resources, energy, climate, and social and economic development that determine the state of the world's environment. Graphs and maps can be used by those in academic, professional, and…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environment, Environmental Education
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Sartor, Valerie – English Teaching Forum, 2020
Today, more than ever before, English-language educators recognize the importance of using digital resources to teach students in a variety of modalities. Current circumstances have caused schools, universities, institutes, and colleges all over the world to rethink the way they teach and learn. Teaching with technology has suddenly evolved from a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Young, Davey – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2020
Despite the ubiquitous presence of students with disabilities (SWDs) enrolled in institutes of higher education around the world, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs are often underequipped to provide them with appropriate and effective disability services and inclusive instruction. Given the general uncertainty among EFL professionals of…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Goria, Cecilia, Ed.; Guetta, Lea, Ed.; Hughes, Neil, Ed.; Reisenleutner, Sandra, Ed.; Speicher, Oranna, Ed. –, 2019
This volume examines many of the complex issues regarding the language skills and professional competencies acquired by students studying Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at universities in the United Kingdom and across Europe. It also outlines the innovative pedagogical strategies, methods, and resources employed by language academics to help…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Language Teachers
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Bättig-Frey, Petra; Jäger, Monica Ursina; Treichler Bratschi, Regula – Journal of Museum Education, 2018
Overlooking the Lake of Zurich, Switzerland, the team of "Sustainability Communication" at the Institute of Natural Resource Sciences, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, is exploring new possibilities of comprehensive and sustainable communication and teaching methods. Using narrative environments as working tools to promote…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Outdoor Education, Nonschool Educational Programs
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Pell, Hannah – Science Teacher, 2020
For many high school students, physics is an abstract subject with complex mathematical statements explaining the world around them. The mathematics can feel intimidating and the introduction of difficult vocabulary, such as "force," "kinetic energy," or "spectroscopy," can give students the impression that physics is…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Scientists, Females, Minority Groups
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Stavre, Ion; Ilie-Prica, Monica – European Journal of Education (EJE), 2020
The competition of civilizations forced the European universities to adapt to the competition with the Chinese and American universities. European integration cannot advance without the collaboration between European universities. An answer to these challenges is the CIVICA project, the European University of Social Sciences, a consortium of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Powell, John; Underwood, Gary – Design and Technology Education, 2018
In recent years Bournemouth University (BU) has witnessed a growth in undergraduate projects aimed at resolving problems in low-resource communities, with an emphasis on sustainability through the use of locally-available resources and production methods. BU academics have also been involved in helping the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI)…
Descriptors: Design, Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Wheeler, Kathryn A.; Hall, Georgia – Afterschool Matters, 2021
More and more jobs involve STEM, yet women are still underrepresented in many STEM fields, particularly engineering and computer science (National Science Foundation, 2019). Rural students in particular have historically faced numerous obstacles to entering STEM fields, including low educational aspirations, lack of STEM role models, and lack of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, After School Programs, Advanced Courses, Access to Education
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Dutta, Indrajeet – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2016
Creation of knowledge workers holds key for success of a country. Unfortunately, many of the countries though having chain of human resources yet are unable to transform human resources to their advantage as they face multiple challenges like poverty, poor economy, poor infrastructure, limited access to education and inadequate technological…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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Uhomoibhi, James; Hooper, Linda Odhiambo; Ghallab, Soheir; Ross, Margaret; Staples, Geoff – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2022
Purpose: This paper seeks to assess the level of impact of COVID-19 pandemic on professional practice for members of professional organisations and the general public in the conduct of business. Investigations into practice using events, attendance records and registered views are carried out. The aim is to identify the challenges and actions…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Educational Practices, Attendance, Futures (of Society)
Liu, Qiang; Turner, David A. – Educational Considerations, 2016
The Institute of International and Comparative Education, Beijing Normal University has offered a Masters Program in Educational Leadership and Policy (Comparative Education) for the last four years and it attracts students from around the world, with substantial support in terms of scholarships, from the Chinese government. Beijing Normal…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Educational Administration, International Education, Comparative Education
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