NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20190
Since 20180
Since 2015 (last 5 years)0
Since 2010 (last 10 years)7
Since 2000 (last 20 years)10
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 14 results Save | Export
Batie, Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This dissertation was undertaken to examine the effect(s) of charter school marketing on the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) education landscape with respect to the stratification of charter schools. Information from four sources: school websites, a survey of charter school parents, existing online statistics and data, and various…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Student Recruitment, Mixed Methods Research, Citizenship
Simon, Jason – CURRENTS, 2013
The logo controversy was sparked by an article on the "San Jose Mercury News"' website that was promptly picked up by other news outlets and shared across social networks. Under the headline "University of California introduces a modern logo" sat a blurry, low-quality image of the new monogram next to the 145-year-old UC seal.…
Descriptors: Organizational Communication, Higher Education, Public Relations, Communication Strategies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sugerman, Sharon; Backman, Desiree; Foerster, Susan B.; Ghirardelli, Alyssa; Linares, Amanda; Fong, Amy – Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2011
Objective: To gain opinions from low-income, limited-English-speaking Hispanic and Asian immigrants for formative research in a social marketing campaign. Design: Nineteen questions on obesity prevention-related topics were embedded into a larger random digit-dial survey investigating the effects of language and cultural barriers on health care…
Descriptors: Obesity, Physical Activities, Opinions, Health Insurance
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kolko, Jed; Neumark, David – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2010
We study how the employment effects of enterprise zones vary with their location, implementation, and administration, based on evidence from California. We use new establishment-level data and geographic mapping methods, coupled with a survey of enterprise zone administrators. Overall, the evidence indicates that enterprise zones do not increase…
Descriptors: Zoning, Job Development, Geographic Location, Program Implementation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Trevino, Roberto P.; Pham, Trang; Mobley, Connie; Hartstein, Jill; El Ghormli, Laure; Songer, Thomas – Journal of School Health, 2012
Background: Food service directors have a concern that federal reimbursement is not meeting the demands of increasing costs of healthier meals. The purpose of this article is to report the food option changes and the annual revenues and expenses of the school food service environment. Methods: The HEALTHY study was a 3-year (2006 to 2009)…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Nutrition, Dining Facilities, Costs
Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention, 2011
A central feature of the U.S. Department of Education's Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention is the promotion of multiple prevention strategies that affect campus and surrounding community environments as a whole and can, thereby, have a large-scale effect on the entire campus community. In outlining the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Prevention, Politics of Education, Public Policy
Leininger, Lisa Janzen – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The worksite can be an effective arena to elicit health behavior change. Worksite health promotion programs now exist in 90% of all companies with more than 50 employees. These programs have become prevalent due to the high rates of obesity and lifestyle related diseases that are present in the United States. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Campuses, Obesity, Employees, Physical Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Warner, Keith Douglass – Journal of Rural Studies, 2007
Quality and sustainability are both socially constructed, ambiguous terms, but they have not been heretofore linked in the rural studies literature. The "quality turn" has received particular attention from researchers for its potential to organize linkages among various forces in agrofood systems, providing more income to producers by…
Descriptors: Rural Development, Sustainable Development, Industry, Agriculture
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. – 1972
On January 12, 1972, the Subcommittee resumed its hearings on the impact of agribusiness and agrigovernment on the welfare of the family farmer, the farm worker, and the rural community. Witnesses testified on such topics as: (1) problems of rural poverty; (2l some of the court litigation taking place in Fresno County; (3) the syndication of…
Descriptors: Agribusiness, Change Strategies, Court Litigation, Economic Factors
Cifone, Rocco John – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine what effect the perception of an institution's prestige has on strategic planning undertaken by American Catholic colleges and universities and whether these schools engage in purposeful and effective positioning of themselves in the market. The study considered efforts to achieve preeminence amongst…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Universities, Catholics, Reputation
Mills, Stephen R. – 1990
The California Department of Education commissioned a study to help guide ongoing information dissemination practices to the educational community. A pilot study, department of education staff interviews, and field interviews preceded document tracking. Phone interviews were conducted with district administrators, principals, and teachers…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Information Dissemination, Information Needs, Information Transfer
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Kishi, Donna – Business Education Forum, 1977
So much effort has been expended in identifying competencies needed for entry-level jobs, developing career ladders, and conducting task analyses that distributive educators, as other educators, have addressed consumer skills only slightly. Educators must help students develop those consumer survival skills, knowledges, and attitudes that will…
Descriptors: Consumer Education, Distributive Education, Educational Responsibility, Graduation Requirements
HAMILTON, PHYLLIS D.; KINCAID, HARRY V. – 1965
THE OBJECTIVES OF THIS STUDY WERE (1) TO DETERMINE THE AVAILABILITY, NATURE, AND RELIABILITY OF DATA ON THE RAPID CHANGE IN THE WAREHOUSING FUNCTION IN INDUSTRY AND (2) TO PROVIDE A BASIS FOR DECISIONS CONCERNING THE DESIRABILITY AND FEASIBILITY OF CONDUCTING SUBSEQUENT STUDIES. THREE MAJOR SOURCES OF INFORMATION ON CALIFORNIA, OREGON, WASHINGTON,…
Descriptors: Automation, Employment Problems, Feasibility Studies, Marketing
Seiter, Ellen – Peter Lang New York, 2007
Based on four years of experience teaching computers to 8-12 year olds, media scholar Ellen Seiter offers parents and educators practical advice on what children need to know about the Internet and when they need to know it. "The Internet Playground" argues that, contrary to the promises of technology boosters, teaching with computers is…
Descriptors: Internet, Popular Culture, Teaching Methods, Media Literacy