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Gordon, Edmund W.; Yowell, Constance – 1992
This paper addresses the notion that persons at risk of failure to achieve an adequate education are in that position partly because of their social circumstances, i.e., their ethnicity, culture, language, or economic status. It discusses the impact of culture on what one does and how one does it, addresses the manner in which culture frames as…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Acculturation, Cultural Influences, Dropout Prevention
Gordon, Edmund W.; Armour-Thomas, Eleanor – 1985
The impact of the technological revolution on education is examined in this monograph, which focuses primarily on computers. First, the history of the educational uses of a variety of media (film, radio, television, teaching machines, and videodisc systems) is traced and assessed. As instructional aids, it is said, the media economize teachers'…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computers