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McElroy, Karen B. – Pointer, 1989
The process of implementing cooperative learning techniques in an elementary school in Montgomery County, Maryland, is described. Discussed are: learning techniques used, such as Student Teams Achievement Divisions, Round Table, Think-Pair-Share, and the Trading Game; student and teacher reactions to cooperative learning; teacher recommendations;…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Education, Group Instruction, Heterogeneous Grouping
Hale, Peter – Visual Education, 1971
The first of a two-part paper by Unesco's Director of the Division of Educational Methods, Materials and Techniques. This part is an indictment of current methods being used in education and a look at the need for technological innovations in education. (AA)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Technology, Instructional Innovation
Hale, Peter – Visual Education, 1971
The second of a two-part paper by Unesco's Director of the Division of Educational Methods, Materials and Techniques. This part looks at the field of educational technology and makes some suggestions for the policy which should be adopted in the future development of education. (AA)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Educational Development, Educational Technology, Instructional Innovation
Prophet, Wallace W. – 1972
For almost 15 years, HumRRO Division No. 6 has conducted an active research program on techniques for measuring the flight performance of helicopter trainees and pilots. This program addressed both the elemental aspects of flying (i.e., maneuvers) and the mission- or goal-oriented aspects. A variety of approaches has been investigated, with the…
Descriptors: Aircraft Pilots, Automation, Flight Training, Measurement Techniques
Lebkisher, Helen E., Comp. – 1975
The annotated bibliography presents technical reports and other publications on research conducted by the Advanced Systems Division. The materials cover the period March 1973-December 1974. Also included are reports published prior to March 1973 which were approved for public release during this period. The bibliography supplements the Annotated…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Human Resources, Military Training, Professional Training
Seymour, W. Douglas – 1968
Written primarily for British industrial managers, supervisors, and instructors, this guide to the use of skills analysis training is based on what an experienced worker does and precisely how he does it. The principles, scope, and benefits of skills analysis training are explained, followed by a discussion of practice, feedback, transfer of…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Educational Legislation, Guides, Industrial Training
Wiedman, Wilbur A., Jr. – 1977
A team of external consultants utilized short term intervention techniques with a community college division chairperson in order to enhance the chairperson's managerial effectiveness, reflected in terms of improved listening, group facilitation, issue or decision-making focus in group settings, and statements of his personal position on issues. A…
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Behavior Change, Change Agents, Change Strategies
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Merx-Chermin, Mireille; Nijhof, Wim, J. – Journal of European Industrial Training, 2005
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of the factors that influence the innovative power of organisations. The concept of innovation and innovative power was examined by analysing the relationship between the construct of the learning organisation, knowledge organisation and innovative organisation, and has resulted…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Innovation, Foreign Countries, Performance Factors
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Homemaking Education. – 1977
This curriculum guide on the hospitality occupations was developed to help secondary and postsecondary home economics teachers prepare individuals for entry-level jobs in the hospitality industry. The content is in seven sections. The first section presents organizational charts of a medium-size hotel, food and beverage division, housekeeping and…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Food Service, Home Economics, Hotels
Kondwros, Jerry M. – 1977
Twenty-seven (77.1%) of the thirty-five 1977 graduates of the South Georgia Colleges' Division of Nursing responded to a follow-up survey, producing the following information: (1) 17 were employed full-time, two were employed part-time, and eight were unemployed; (2) 88.9% agreed they were prepared adequately for the state board examination; (3)…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Community Colleges, Followup Studies, Institutional Research
Given, Jane A. – 1999
The purpose of this paper is to engender a healthy respect for Gestalt theory and techniques and the use of the techniques in the client's best interest and in the interest of positive professional and self-development in the practitioner. An overview of Gestalt techniques is provided, concentrating on the two category divisions of experiments and…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Counselor Training, Credentials, Ethical Instruction
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Occupational and Career Curriculum Development. – 1975
Each of the seven curriculum modules in this packet for leadership training of agricultural education students contains a brief description of the module content, a list of the major division or units, the overall objectives, objectives by units, content outline and suggested teaching methods, student application activities, and evaluation…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Instructional Materials, Leadership Training, Learning Modules
Foyle, Harvey C.; And Others – 1989
The focus of this paper is the benefits and successes accruing from using cooperative learning in the classroom. The background of small group instruction as an effective learning strategy is discussed. Descriptions are given of several cooperative learning techniques--Student Teams-Achievement Divisions, Teams-Games-Tournaments, Jigsaw, and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Learning, Educational Games
Byrn, Darcie – 1968
The outline has been used to classify the content of the Review of Extension Research, Bibliography on Extension Research, Bibliography on Foreign Based Extension, Recent Extension Research Reports, and additions to the Division File of Extension Research Materials. Major classification headings include administrative organization and management;…
Descriptors: Classification, Extension Education, Research, Rural Extension
Simpson, Bickley – 1969
Included in the training kit for teachers in the area of learning disabilities are materials developed by Project Lighthouse for experimental field usage to test the materials. The problem of educating children with learning disabilities is summarized, as is Piaget's model of logical activity. The major divisions of the text then deal with the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Educational Methods, Exceptional Child Education, Language Skills
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