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Pillay, Dhanashree; Vieira, Bianca L. – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2020
Background: The vocal demand on teachers may predispose them to vocal difficulties. This concern is exacerbated by unfavourable classroom acoustics and a large number of learners in a classroom in developing countries such as South Africa. There is a dearth of classroom acoustic protocols in South Africa, which intensifies the effect of noise on…
Descriptors: Acoustics, Construction Needs, Urban Schools, Classroom Environment
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2020
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education provides funding and priority recommendations for Nebraska State College, University of Nebraska, and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis (NCTA) capital construction budget requests, as outlined in Nebraska's Constitution and Statutes. The overarching principle used in this…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Maintenance, State Colleges
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2018
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education provides funding and priority recommendations for Nebraska State College, University of Nebraska, and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis (NCTA) capital construction budget requests, as outlined in Nebraska's Constitution and Statutes. The overarching principle used in this…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Maintenance, State Colleges
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2016
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education provides funding and priority recommendations for Nebraska State College, University of Nebraska, and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis (NCTA) capital construction budget requests, as outlined in Nebraska's Constitution and Statutes. The overarching principle used in this…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Maintenance, State Colleges
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Wood, Clinton L.; Clevenger, Caroline M. – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2012
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is in need of several thousand houses to alleviate overcrowding and improve living conditions. The United States government has failed to provide appropriate or sufficient housing and other individuals and organizations that have attempted to build homes for the Lakota have met with widely varying results. This paper…
Descriptors: American Indians, Ownership, American Indian Reservations, Housing
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2014
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education provides funding and priority recommendations for the Nebraska State College's, the University of Nebraska's and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis' capital construction requests, as outlined in Nebraska's Constitution and Statutes. The overarching principle used in this…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Maintenance, State Colleges
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Woods, Bob – Community College Journal, 2012
The two campuses that make up the West Valley-Mission Community College District (WVMCCD) in northern California's Santa Clara County share a history typical of many community colleges across the country. Its buildings were constructed in the 1960s and '70s, and like many public structures of that vintage, today they bear the ravages of time--in…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Community Colleges, Educational Facilities Improvement, Construction Needs
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2012
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education provides funding and priority recommendations for the Nebraska State College's, the University of Nebraska's and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis' capital construction requests, as outlined in Nebraska's Constitution and statutes. The overarching principle used in this…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Maintenance, State Colleges
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2010
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education provides funding and priority recommendations for the Nebraska State College's, the University of Nebraska's and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture at Curtis' capital construction requests, as outlined in Nebraska's Constitution and Statutes. The overarching principle used in this…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Maintenance, State Colleges
Robelen, Erik W. – Education Week, 2010
Efforts to reinvent public education in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina have drawn such interest that it's easy to lose sight of some very concrete changes that will become obvious over time: A generation of brand-new school buildings is rising across the city. New Orleans is in the early stages of a construction spree both to build and…
Descriptors: School Buildings, Public Education, Educational Facilities Improvement, Construction Programs
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Deal, Walter F. – Technology Teacher, 2010
Shelter has been a concern of humans and animals alike for the millennia. Animals, through their natural instincts, build nests and shelters to meet their needs for protection against predators and seasonal changes in the weather. Early humans sought shelter in caves and cliff dwellings and later began to design and build shelters based on the…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Construction (Process), Construction Needs, Structural Elements (Construction)
Casserly, Michael; Lachlan-Hache, Jonathon; Manish Naik – Council of the Great City Schools, 2011
The nation's major city public school districts have substantial construction, renovation, modernization, and deferred maintenance needs because of the age and size of their school buildings, shifting populations, and the need to devote substantial resources to instructional personnel to meet their core academic mission. For instance, the average…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, School Districts, School Maintenance, Educational Facilities
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Griffith, Jack – Tech Directions, 2008
This article presents an activity that gives students a practical understanding of how much energy the average home consumes and wastes, and shows how the construction technologies used in home design affect overall energy usage. In this activity, students will outline the cost of a home's electrical system, give a breakdown of how much power the…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Electronics, Technology Education, Conservation (Environment)
Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2008
The Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education recognizes the importance of safe, functional, well-utilized and well-maintained facilities in supporting institutional efforts to provide exemplary programs. This principle forms the basis for the Commission's capital construction budget recommendations and prioritization for the 2009-2011…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Higher Education, Maintenance, State Colleges
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Johnson, T. R.; Letter, Joe; Livingston, Judith Kemerait – College English, 2009
The authors describe their individual and collective experiences reconstructing their New Orleans-based university composition program in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. They emphasize how the concept of "floating foundations" helps account for changes in their students' interests, and they suggest that this idea is applicable to the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Writing (Composition), Authors, Emotional Response
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