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Ketcham, Clay A., Ed. – 1970
The proceedings of the thirteenth annual meeting of the College Reading Association consisted of the following papers: (1) "President's Address" (U. Price); (2) "Critical Reading-Critical Thinking and College Reading" (J. Follman); (3) "Cloze Procedure as a Predictor of Comprehension in Secondary Social Studies…
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Higher Education
O'Hair, Mary John, Ed.; Odell, Sandra J., Ed. – 1995
Consistent with education reform, the chapters in this book examine how to better prepare teachers for leadership roles in the profession. Following the introductory material, the volume is organized into four sections. The first section, "Contexts for Leadership and Change," provides an introduction, "Contexts: Overview and…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Elementary School Teachers
Lea, H. Daniel, Ed.; Leibowitz, Zandy B., Ed. – 1992
This book contains 23 chapters organized into seven sections that center around the following themes: (1) theories and concepts; (2) strategies and methods; (3) target populations; (4) settings; (5) training programs; (6) evaluation and accountability; and (7) future trends. The following papers are included: "Adult Development Theories: Ways to…
Descriptors: Adult Development, Adult Education, Career Change, Career Counseling
Rivera, William M., Comp.; Davis, Cynthia, Comp. – 1988
The following 26 papers, with abstracts and references, are included in these proceedings: "Panel: Continuing Professional Education in Cooperative Extension" (Robert L. Bruce, G. L. Carter, Jr., Ronald Jimmerson, Joan S. Thomson); "New Farm Families: Implications for Extension Educators" (Jane W. McGonigal, Robert L. Bruce);…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Students, Andragogy, Cognitive Style
Diez, Mary E., Ed. – 1998
This volume presents a collection of papers on teacher education reform, discussing the impact of standards and assessment on teacher education. Targeting policymakers, researchers, and teacher educators, the volume describes seven teacher education institutions that have used standards and assessment to guide their reform. Part 1, "The Role of…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Change Strategies, College School Cooperation, College Students
Webb, Charles H., Ed. – 1989
A definitive look at the field of alumni administration is presented, noting that the subject has until now received little attention. The 34 chapters are divided into nine sections: an overview of alumni administration; alumni as an essential resource; people management; budget and records; programming; communications; alumni education programs…
Descriptors: Administration, Alumni, Alumni Associations, Budgeting
Tickoo, Makhan L., Ed. – 1989
A collection of articles on dictionaries for advanced second language learners includes essays on the past, present, and future of learners' dictionaries; alternative dictionaries; dictionary construction; and dictionaries and their users. Titles include: "Idle Thoughts of an Idle Fellow; or Vaticinations on the Learners' Dictionary"…
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Difficulty Level, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
Connell, Michael L., Ed.; Lowery, Norene Vail, Ed.; Harnisch, Delwyn L., Ed. – 2002
This document contains the following papers on mathematics from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2002 conference: (1) "Teachers' Learning of Mathematics in the Presence of Technology: Participatory Cognitive Apprenticeship" (Mara Alagic); (2) "A Fractal Is a Pattern in Your Neighborhood" (Craig N. Bach); (3)…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Douglas, Joel M., Ed. – 1985
Issues concerning excellence in education and the 1985 strike at Yale University are considered in 27 conference papers. Topics include: a faculty and chancellor's perspectives on achieving excellence, employment discrimination, collective bargaining in community colleges, retirement issues, and campus bargaining and the law. Titles and authors…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Collective Bargaining, College Administration, College Faculty
Murray, Frank B., Ed. – 1996
In this book, leading scholars address a range of issues, ideas, and research findings in the field of teacher education, examining specific disciplines, social foundations, and program structures, as well as school reform and diversity. Part One: The Need for a Knowledge Base contains five chapters: "Beyond Natural Teaching: The Case for…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Change, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Lagemann, Ellen Condliffe, Ed.; Miller, Lamar P., Ed. – 1996
The 1954 Supreme Court decision in the case of "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas" provided the legal basis for equal educational opportunity. More than 40 years after the decision, equal opportunity, equal access, and affirmative action remain issues of intense debate. This book offers essays by 23 prominent voices in…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights, Court Litigation
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Kirshner, David, Ed. – 1994
This PME-NA proceedings volume contains the full text of 41 research papers. In addition, brief usually one-page reports, are provided for 11 oral presentations and 13 poster sessions. The full research reports are as follows: "Cognitive Analysis of Chinese Students' Mathematical Problem Solving" (J. Cai and E. A. Silver); (2)…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Conference Papers, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching
Fine, Michelle, Ed.; Weis, Lois, Ed.; Powell, Linda C., Ed.; Wong, L. Mun, Ed. – 1997
The contributions in this volume analyze the white racialization process in the context of multiculturalism and examine how racism is established in institutional structures. The chapters are: (1) "The Achievement (K)not: Whiteness and 'Black Underachievement'" (Linda C. Powell); (2) "White Experimenters, White Blood, and Other White Conditions:…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Educational Experience
Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Continuing Education. – 1984
These proceedings consist of 28 presentations. They include, in alphabetical order by author, "Data Collection Methods Used to Determine Training Needs of the Organization and the Adult Learner in Business and Industry" (Bart P. Beaudin), "Sex and the Split Brain: Does the Sex of the Mind Matter?" (Anne A. Bowbeer),…
Descriptors: Adult Dropouts, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Agency Cooperation
Turner, Caroline Sotello Viernes, Ed.; Garcia, Mildred, Ed.; Nora, Amaury, Ed.; Rendon, Laura I., Ed. – 1996
This text is a resource on racial and ethnic diversity for faculty and students in higher education. It is organized in sections related to the history of racial and ethnic diversity in higher education, curriculum and teaching, students, faculty, administration, leadership and governance, and research issues. The chapters are: (1) "History of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Cultural Differences, Curriculum, Diversity (Student)
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