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Dethmers, Claer – 1968
Compared were the effects of an innovative and a traditional teaching approach on the achievement, self-concept, and sense of control scores of fifth and sixth grade children from lower class family backgrounds. Prior to treatment, the students in the two schools were comparable on economics deprivation, educational deprivation, achievement,…
Descriptors: Achievement, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary School Students, Individualized Instruction
Educational Policies Commission, Washington, DC. – 1960
Generalized views of the role of the elementary school in a democratic society and of the uniqueness of each student have implications for policy in improving elementary education. Owing to the youth of its clientele, the elementary school has an intense impact. No school so greatly affects so many Americans. It is a democratic institution…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Educational Facilities, Educational Needs, Elementary Education
Martin, Robert A. – 1971
This report describes a study that investigated empirically the relationships between selected aspects of the organizational structure of elementary schools and the extent to which students endorsed the norm of universalism. Four aspects of structure were studied: degree of departmentalization, school enrollment, student-teacher ratio, and extent…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administrative Organization, Personality Development, Personality Theories
Buffie, Edward G. – 1976
The Block Program is one of five major options at Indiana University, Bloomington, for students preparing to become elementary teachers. The project emphasizes team approach to instruction; flexibility of program; carefully articulated work with respect to preparation in language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies; carefully…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Departments, Elementary School Teachers, Employment Opportunities
SARTAIN, HARRY W. – 1966
SELECTED RESEARCH ON THE PROBLEM OF INSTRUCTIONAL FLEXIBILITY IS SURVEYED AND DISCUSSED. BROAD TOPICS OF DISCUSSION ARE DEPARTMENTALIZATION, HOMOGENEOUS SECTIONING, INTERCLASS ABILITY SECTIONING, THE EXTENT OF VARIABILITY IN READING DEVELOPMENT, AND PRACTICES THAT MAY INCREASE FLEXIBILITY. AMONG THOSE PRACTICES TO INCREASE FLEXIBILITY ARE TEAM…
Descriptors: Class Organization, Classification, Evaluation Methods, Flexible Scheduling
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Yeo, Richard D. – Educational Forum, 1970
Descriptors: Decentralization, Higher Education, School Organization
Harris, Mary B. – 1996
A study examined whether departmentalization affected the reading achievement of sixth-grade students attending a Chicago public school. A random sample of 30 students was chosen from a group of 53 who received instruction in a departmentalized program. A second random sample of 30 was selected from a total of 54 students who received instruction…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Departments, Educational Strategies
Bolton, John K. – 1987
A review of prevailing patterns of sponsorship of college and university English as a second language (ESL) programs indicates that in community colleges, they tend to be housed in English departments. In four-year institutions they are generally in semi-autonomous units or institutes. The argument for departmental sponsorship is based on data…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, College Faculty, Departments, English (Second Language)
Pearce, Kathryn; And Others – 1992
The New Designs for the Comprehensive High School project should provide for an organization of the school that is aligned with learner outcomes and learning process. Components of the organization must be aligned among themselves. High school models for organizing learners that meet student needs for connectedness and improved interpersonal…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Class Organization, Curriculum, Educational Change
Lee, Valerie E.; Smith, Julia B. – 1992
This study examined the impact of attending restructured schools on the achievement and engagement of young adolescents. The restructuring movement is placed within the conceptual framework that favors the development of more communally organized schools, as opposed to the largely bureaucratic model of most American schools. Using a subsample of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Decentralization, Grade 8, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
Finel-Honigman, Irene – 1989
In the area of business-related language training, the United States lags behind Europe, where graduate business schools require at least one foreign language with business proficiency for graduation. In most United States institutions, the long-standing policy of departmentalization and a perceived dichotomy between the humanities and traditional…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Business Communication, College Second Language Programs, Course Content
Johnson, Betty M.; George, Shirley A. – Administrator's Update, 1987
Characteristics in the college academic setting and the external environment that affect the decision-making structure and that the dean should consider before reorganization are examined. Concepts and theories about governance, decision-making, organizational structure, and characteristics of effective decision makers are also briefly reviewed. A…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Responsibility, College Administration, Deans
Marsee, Stuart – 1979
After reviewing definitions of general education and statements regarding its importance found in the literature, this paper presents observations to be considered in updating or developing general education programs. It is observed that many disciplines have developed excessive departmentalization; that administrators tend to view general…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, General Education
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Dept. of Occupational Education and Technology. – 1975
Greater articulation efforts can increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the educational system. Horizontal articulation is communication among teachers, departments, and schools of similar levels. Within secondary-level schools the greatest horizontal articulation problem area is curriculum development. Use of program specialists,…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Articulation (Education), Cooperative Planning, Counselor Role
Cohen, Arthur M. – 1978
General education is the process of developing a framework on which to place knowledge stemming from various sources, of learning to think critically, develop values, understand traditions, and respect diverse cultures and opinions. Its rationale is the freedom enjoyed by an informed citizen. General education has had an unstable history due to…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design
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