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Emmanouil, Marina – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2015
Perhaps more than any other professional group in modern history, designers have felt compelled to undertake the responsibility of addressing and engaging with societal problems in their practice. Initially, this liability involved concerns of form and production methods during the industrial revolution era, and developed into existential, ethical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Design, Graphic Arts, Social Change
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Evans, Nina; Sawyer, Janet – Education in Rural Australia, 2009
The Internet offers opportunities for electronic trading in the global marketplace and as such it can provide substantial benefits to a business. Despite this, the rate of adoption of e-commerce by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Australia has been slower than anticipated and these benefits are not being realised (Pease & Rowe,…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Small Businesses, Service Learning, Information Science
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Becker, Mark P. – Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2015
Honors programs and colleges are sources of innovation and risk-taking, but they often maintain some roots in the origins of their home institutions. From its founding in 1913, when a small group of businessmen gathered to formally study business, to 2015 when that Evening School of Commerce had grown to a vibrant 32,000-student research…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Educational Innovation, State Universities, Research Universities
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Cummins, Patricia W. – French Review, 1987
Compares the Paris Chamber of Commerce Exams (both certificate and diploma levels) and the ACTFL Guidelines for language proficiency for the benefit of language teachers. Teaching strategies are suggested for preparing students for the Chamber of Commerce exams. (LMO)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Business Education, French, Higher Education
Houtenville, Andrew J. – Institute on Disability, University of New Hampshire, 2013
The "Annual Disability Statistics Compendium" is a publication of statistics about people with disabilities and the government programs which serve them. It is modeled after the U.S. Department of Commerce's annual "Statistical Abstracts of the United States." The "Compendium" is designed to serve as a reference guide…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Disabilities, Statistical Data, Federal Programs
Boethel, Martha – 2000
In many rural areas, both communities and schools are threatened by decreasing population and changing economic conditions. To boost both the local economy and student achievement, a growing number of rural schools are turning to entrepreneurial education. In school entrepreneurship programs, students create small businesses under the guidance of…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Basic Business Education, Community Development, Economic Development
US Department of Commerce, 2009
Summertime winding down and summer vacations coming to an end signal that back-to-school time is near. It's a time that many children eagerly anticipate--catching up with old friends, making new ones and settling into a new daily routine. Parents and children alike scan the newspapers and Web sites looking for sales to shop for a multitude of…
Descriptors: Census Figures, School Readiness, Enrollment Rate, School Statistics
Awan, Mahmood A. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
With the emergence of the Internet and the World Wide Web, economic conditions and business practices have been fundamentally reshaped. The Internet is believed to promote the rapid internationalization of companies, particularly small and medium enterprises (SME). The purpose of this quantitative study was to study the affect of Electronic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Computer Use, Small Businesses
US House of Representatives, 2005
The purpose of this hearing was to examine the Federal Communications Commission's management and oversight of the E-Rate program. This subcommittee has done much to expose for Congress a range of problems in the E-Rate program management--problems that raise questions about the program's effectiveness and whether the Nation's taxpayers can be…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Investigations, Telecommunications, Public Agencies
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Blake-Campbell, Barbara – Community College Enterprise, 2014
Study abroad is rapidly becoming an academic priority for any program in higher education. The need for American students to broaden their perspective of the interdependent and interconnected world is so important that global learning is being introduced at all levels of the academic pipeline. As a result of this urgency, foreign shores steadily…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Higher Education, Cultural Awareness, Competence
GLADMON, WILLIAM T. – 1967
EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION STATIONS WQEX AND WQED, IN PITTSBURGH, HAVE BEEN PROVIDING SPECIALIZED ADULT EDUCATION COURSES FOR MANAGERS AND SUPERVISORS IN BUSINESS AND FOR PHYSICIANS AND NURSES. OTHER EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY ARE ACTIVE, NOT ONLY IN THESE AREAS, BUT ALSO IN FIRE AND POLICE TRAINING, AND IN PROVIDING CREDIT…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Educational Experiments, Educational Television, Inplant Programs
D'Allesandro, Lou – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2012
Today's global economy requires a highly skilled labor force that is prepared to compete on the world stage. Studies from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Census Bureau, the Brookings Institution, and the Conference Board have all identified building and maintaining a highly skilled workforce as a national and local imperative. If America is…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Associate Degrees, Global Approach
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Scanlon, Eileen; McAndrew, Patrick; O'Shea, Tim – Journal of Interactive Media in Education, 2015
The area of learning has a justifiable claim to be a special case in how it can be enhanced or supported by technology. In areas such as commerce and web design the aim is usually to ensure efficiency and support specific actions such as purchasing or accessing information as quickly and easily as possible. Working with technology for the purpose…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Distance Education, Learning Experience, Instructional Design
Gray, Sandra T. – 1983
Introductory material provided in this document states the mission of the National School Volunteer Program (NSVP), lists background trends related to community/school partnerships in education, and offers reasons for increasing the role of volunteers in schools. Subsequent material provides examples of programs based on cooperation and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Qualities, Program Descriptions
Crawford, Clarence C. – 1992
This publication presents the testimony of Clarence C. Crawford, the Associate Director of Education and Employment Issues for the Human Resources Division of the General Accounting Office (GAO). The testimony deals with the finances of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and its member schools, gender profiles in schools' athletic…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Black Colleges, Blacks, College Athletics
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