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Pechar, Hans; Ates, Gülay; Andres, Lesley – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2012
Until recently, both policy direction and public awareness of the Bologna Process has been focused almost unilaterally on the introduction of the Bachelor's degree to European universities. This is understandable, as for most European countries, the Bachelor is a new academic degree. However, commencing with the Berlin Ministerial Conference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Doctoral Programs, Educational Change
Teachers' Opinions about Professional Development Schools=Ögretmenlerin Mesleki Gelisim Okullarina Iliskin Görüsleri
Ulubey, Özgür; Yildirim, Kasim; Alpaslan, Muhammet Mustafa; Aykaç, Necdet – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of the current study is to determine teachers' opinions about professional development schools. In the current study; one of the mixed methods, the convergent design was employed. The sampling of the quantitative dimension of the study is comprised of 256 teachers working in 21 elementary and secondary schools in the city of Mugla. The…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, Faculty Development, College School Cooperation, Teacher Attitudes
Who Likes to Learn New Things: Measuring Adult Motivation to Learn with PIAAC Data from 21 Countries
Gorges, Julia; Maehler, Débora B.; Koch, Tobias; Offerhaus, Judith – Large-scale Assessments in Education, 2016
Background: Despite the importance of lifelong learning as a key to individual and societal prosperity, we know little about adult motivation to engage in learning across the lifespan. Building on educational psychological approaches, this article presents a measure of Motivation-to-Learn using four items from the background questionnaire of the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Learning Motivation, Factor Analysis, Questionnaires
The Family of Object-Related Depictives in English and Spanish: Towards a Usage-Based Constructionist Analysis
Gonzalvez-Garcia, Francisco – Language Sciences, 2009
Drawing on naturally-occurring data extracted from the British National Corpus (BNC) and the Corpus de Referencia del Espanol Actual (CREA) in conjunction with data elicited from native speakers by means of questionnaires, this paper provides a bottom-up, usage-based analysis of instances of depictive secondary predicates involving mainly verba…
Descriptors: English, Spanish, Computational Linguistics, Semantics
Sachsenmeier, Peter – 1978
The report presents background information and proceedings from a conference held in Bonn, Germany, in September 1977 to encourage exchange of ideas between African and German educators and government officials. Specifically, the conference served to document the increasing interest of German educators to interact with educators from the third…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Conference Reports
Teacher Action Research: The Impact of Inquiry on Curriculum Improvement and Professional Development.
Berlin, Donna F. – 1996
The Berlin-White Action Research Model (BWARM) described here was designed to prepare and support teachers in the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovation within their classroom. The year-long program consists of three interrelated phases over four academic quarters: (1) "Pedagogical Awareness," designed to provide knowledge and…
Descriptors: Action Research, College School Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Literacy in Development: The Second Step. Final Report of Second Experts Meeting on the Production of Training Materials in the Field of Functional Literacy, Dizine, Iran, 24-29 May, 1976.
International Inst. for Adult Literacy Methods, Teheran (Iran). – 1976
This report contains two main sections and three appendixes (reports of the working groups and summaries of workshop reports in Zaire and in Sierra Leone). Section one reviews the rationale, design, and intended use of the training monograph series, "Literacy in Development," which focuses on the needs of the middle-level literacy workers and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Reading Programs
Practical Problems in Connection with the Planning and Introduction of Information Systems. Technical Report.
Klose, Traugott – 1972
Major reforms brought about in July 1969 at the Free University of Berlin in its organization, planning, and decision making are reviewed. Specific problems are addressed, such as plans for introducing an information system on technical data and space use, plans for an information system on personnel employed by the university, and plans for an…
Descriptors: College Administration, Conference Reports, Data Analysis, Decision Making
Promotion of Cooperation amongst Research and Development Organizations in the Field of Vocational Training. Working Meeting (Berlin, West Germany, September 13-14, 1988).
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany). – 1988
This document reports the proceedings of a research forum on vocational training. Following an introduction that outlines the course of the meetings, the following 13 papers are included in the proceedings: "Report by the National Employment Office (ONEM)" (Belgium); "Training Research and Development" (National Manpower…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Job Training, Postsecondary Education
Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult, Community, and Continuing Education. Proceedings (Muncie, Indiana, October 3-4, 1986).
Wood, George S., Jr., Ed.; Wood, Danny, Ed. – 1986
The following papers are included: "Schoolhouse in the Factory: The Phenomenology of Literacy" (Berlin); "The Self-Directed Learning Projects of Employed, Married Mothers" (Boyce); "The Forever Plan: Adult Men Who Continue in Postsecondary Education Compared with Those Who Drop Out" (Brown); "Burnout and Associated Factors among…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students
Technological Change, Employment, Qualifications and Training. A Development of Concepts from a Conference Held in Berlin, November 24-26, 1982.
Sorge, Arndt – 1984
A conference examined the socioeconomic challenges of technological and educational change throughout the European community. One hundred fifty representatives from a cross section of countries and agencies involved in education, training, and employment gathered to discuss the following themes: the transition from initial training to employment…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Employer Employee Relationship
Berstecher, D. – 1971
This pilot simulation study examines the important methodological problems involved in costing educational wastage, focusing specifically on the cost implications of educational wastage in primary education. Purpose of the study is to provide a clearer picture of the underlying rationale and interrelated consequences of reducing educational…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Educational Finance, Efficiency, Elementary Secondary Education
The Role of the Two Sides of Industry in Initial and Continuing Training. Documentation of the Conference Organized by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP) in Collaboration with the Commission of the European Communities and the Economic and Social Committee of the EC (Brussels, Belgium, November 8-9, 1988).
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, Berlin (West Germany). – 1989
This document reports the proceedings of a conference held in Brussels to take stock (on the basis of the studies conducted by the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training and the analyses carried out in this field in all the European Community member states) of the work undertaken in the last few years and to present…
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Educational Needs, Employer Employee Relationship, Foreign Countries
Proceedings of the Annual Midwest Research-to-Practice Conference in Adult and Continuing Education (4th, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 10-11, 1985).
Berlin, L. S., Ed. – 1985
This document contains the following papers on practical applications of research on adult and continuing education: "Elderly Criminal Behavior: Linking Research to Practice," by Donald J. Bachand and Carl I. Brahce; "Father? Teacher? Friend? Instructor-Student Relationships in a Refugee Class," by Gary J. Bekker; "The Small Group: Understanding…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Employers' Organizations--Their Involvement in the Development of a European Vocational Training Policy.
Castin, Franz – 1987
This document presents an overview and synthesis of the involvement of employers' and employers' organizations in the development of vocational training policy in Europe. Material was gathered through the personal experience of the author and from interviews with those responsible for vocational training in various employers' professional…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Continuing Education, Educational Policy, Employer Attitudes