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Fleming, William – Journal of Environmental Education, 2003
Volunteers monitor watershed health in more than 700 programs in the US, involving over 400,000 local stakeholders. New Mexico Watershed Watch is a student-based watershed monitoring program sponsored by the state's Department of Game and Fish which provides high school teachers and students with instruction on methods for water quality…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Public Agencies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Water Quality
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Strom, Robert D.; Johnson, Aileen – Elementary School Journal, 1981
Presents instructional aspects of elementary education classrooms in Mexico. Topics addressed are conditions of instruction, instructional priorities, types of instruction, evaluation of instruction, teacher-pupil relationships, and home-school relationships. Implications are given for teachers in the United States who teach transfer students from…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Elementary Education
Maccani, Robert A. – 1977
This paper is an outline of a course unit for a writing laboratory, specifically designed for use in teaching English composition to Mexican-Americans. The unit utilizes a multi-media approach to elaborate the necessary organization of a paragraph contrasting two topics. Goals and objectives are included in the unit outline as is a slide/tape…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, English Instruction, Language Laboratories, Learning Modules
McNeil, Keith; Steinhauser, Jim; Newman, Isadore – 2002
This paper describes a five-session course entitled "Program Evaluation," which was taught via interactive television in the summer of 2002 to 68 doctoral and master's students in 5 of 6 locations throughout New Mexico. Students received a 4-hour lecture and then participated in off-line activities directed by the instructor. Problems in distance…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Delivery Systems, Distance Education, Higher Education
Chavela Guerra, Rocio del Carmen – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The rapid expansion in higher education in the 1960s and early 1970s brought a reexamination of university teaching and learning, placing significant attention on the role of faculty development. The steady growth of this field has been reflected in the establishment of centers, offices, and divisions at many colleges and universities that are in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Mexicans, Program Descriptions
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Tatto, M. T. – International Journal of Educational Development, 2002
This article discusses the value and feasibility of carrying out evaluation research on teacher development and uses as points of reference the author's experiences in two countries, Sri Lanka and Mexico. In Sri Lanka, an evaluation study was designed to understand the effectiveness and costs of teacher development at the elementary level linking…
Descriptors: Evaluation Research, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Unions
Hussain, K.M.; Leestamper, Robert – 1968
In a questionnaire survey designed at the University of Toledo to determine the ranking of criteria of effective teaching, faculty, students and alumni at New Mexico State University agreed that "being well prepared for class" was the most important criterion. This ranking was upheld by 10 subgroups of faculty (faculty by years of…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Community Responsibility, Evaluation, Faculty
Pascual, Henry W., Ed. – 1972
The three papers in this resource guide are oriented to the needs of Spanish-surnamed and Indian children. The first paper points out three concerns to be examined before selecting reading materials: (1) the population for whom selection is planned, (2) criteria emphasizing children's needs, and (3) apparent trends in reading instructional…
Descriptors: American Indians, Diagnostic Teaching, Formative Evaluation, Individual Differences
Vanderburg, Arne S.; Shainline, Michael – 1987
Workshops for teachers given under the Effective Teaching Training (ETT) program of the Albuquerque (New Mexico) Public Schools were evaluated. Based on the Upland Model of Effective Teaching, ETT will be extended to all teachers and administrators in the district by the end of the 1988-89 school year. Interviews, workshop ratings, and…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Suarez-Iniguez, Enrique – Teaching Political Science, 1989
Discusses three major problems within the field of political science in Mexico: the dearth of classes offered, lack of consensus on the content of courses, and the very limited role of political theory. Provides charts and statistics on the state of political science in the country. (RW)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Developing Nations
Borgrink, Henry, Comp. – 1987
This profile summarizes and analyzes data to provide a broad range of educational indicators of the operation and performance of New Mexico's 88 school districts. The profile looks at the dropout rate and student enrollment, including the number of students receiving public assistance, special education, and bilingual education. Also studied are:…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Bilingual Education, Dropouts, Educational Assessment
Enever, Janet, Ed.; Lindgren, Eva, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This is the first collection of research studies to explore the potential for mixed methods to shed light on foreign or second language learning by young learners in instructed contexts. It brings together recent studies undertaken in Cameroon, China, Croatia, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), French
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New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1992
This Teacher's Guide contains procedures to be followed throughout the year in implementing the New Mexico Portfolio Writing Assessment. The Assessment, required for all students in grades 4 and 6, and optional for grade 8, is conducted each school year, with a call for each student's best piece in March. The optional administration in grade 8…
Descriptors: Cues, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Expository Writing
New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1992
The New Mexico Portfolio Writing Assessment for grades 4 and 6 (optional for grade 8) is conducted each school year with a call for each student's best piece in March. All students in grades 4 and 6 participate, unless assessed as Limited English Proficient. This Teacher's Guide provides instructions for procedures to be followed throughout the…
Descriptors: Cues, Descriptive Writing, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Students
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New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. – 1992
The New Mexico Portfolio Writing Assessment for grades 4 and 6 (optional for grade 8) is conducted each school year, with a call for each student's best piece in March. This Teacher's Guide provides instructions for implementing the portfolio program throughout the year, in order to ensure standardized application of the process. The portfolio…
Descriptors: Cues, Descriptive Writing, Educational Assessment, Elementary School Students
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