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Watson, Nancy Ralph, Ed. – 1982
The 30 conference papers in this collection are presented in 6 categories. Five overviews discuss innovative uses of computers in education (Dorothy K. Deringer); microcomputers in instructional research (Alan M. Lesgold); microcomputers in the schools (Mitchell Batoff, Gary G. Bitter); and the courseware crisis (Barbara R. Sadowski). Research and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Programs, Educational Administration
Berube, Michael, Ed.; Nelson, Cary, Ed. – 1995
This collection of papers, based on an April 1993 conference at the University of Illinois, mixes theoretical reflection with practical advice concerning academic life in the 1990s. "A Report from the Front," by Cary Nelson and Michael Berube, introduces the collection. Part 1, "Professors and Politics," includes these papers:…
Descriptors: College Administration, College Instruction, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism
Deem, Rosemary; And Others – 1984
The five papers presented in this monograph deal with the implications of the criticisms of education and the calls for excellence now evident in a number of industrialized nations. While the issues discussed vary, there is a common concern to understand how current changes in educational policy may affect educational practice. "Women, Educational…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Economic Factors, Educational Change
ERIC Clearinghouse on Educational Management, Eugene, OR. – 1990
Annotations of ERIC literature on the role of business in the schools are presented in this document. The following 10 items are reviewed: "What Reform Talk Does: Creating New Inequalities in Education," by Michael W. Apple; "Guidelines for Business Involvement in the Schools," by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development;…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Cooperative Education, Corporate Support, Elementary Secondary Education
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Apple, Michael W. – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 1992
Discusses the ideological and social grounding and effects of the NCTM's "Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics" and "Professional Standards for Teaching Mathematics." Includes issues regarding the financial crisis in education, inequality in schools, the possibilities and limitations of a mathematics…
Descriptors: Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Opportunities
Cookson, Peter W., Jr., Ed.; Schneider, Barbara, Ed. – 1995
The authors in this book address the issues that relate to the crisis in American education and review some of the proposed solutions. To transform education, schools must be examined as social systems that are interrelated with families, communities, and the world of work. Following the introduction, section 1, "Conditions for Educational…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Strategies, Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment
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Apple, Michael W. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1992
Author argues that education has increasingly become dominated by economic interest that can lead not to enhancing equality but to its opposite. Important ideological shifts are occurring in what education is for and in the content and control of curriculum, with an increased emphasis on making education an economic product. Author predicts a…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Economic Factors
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Apple, Michael W. – Educational Theory, 1988
School curricula are not politically neutral grounds of knowledge. Rather, each takes certain social forms and embodies certain interests. The article discusses how the power of class, race, and gender dynamics determines curriculum structure. It also discusses the role of the school in capitalist countries. (JL)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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