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Crane, Stephen – 1973
The objective of this analysis is to outline in broad fashion the current trends and issues in the licensure of health manpower and to contrast two proposed alternative systems of credentialing that focus on licensure of health care institutions instead of individual health care providers. The argument of the analysis is that the current system of…
Descriptors: Certification, Court Litigation, Credentials, Health Occupations
Fuller, Bruce; Wright, Joseph – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE (NJ1), 2007
Gaps in early learning are starkly apparent among differing children even before they enter kindergarten. So, a rising number of states are trying to narrow initial achievement disparities by expanding access to quality preschool. At the same time, recent findings show that preschool is not a lasting inoculation: its benefits fade if children move…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, State Courts, Finance Reform, Equal Education
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2007
The purpose of this document is to present, in summary fashion, statistical information on the status of public education in Miami-Dade County. Information is provided in the areas of organization, educational programs and services, achievement, and other outcomes of schooling. Also included are multi-year statistics on student population,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Profiles, Public Schools, Public Education
Lewis, Barbara A.; Espeland, Pamela, Ed. – 1998
This book focuses on encouraging children to see the value in developing values, not because of any current fashion or political trend, but because honesty, empathy, integrity, and other core values are necessary to form the confident and capable good neighbors, teachers, businesspeople, politicians, and clergy of tomorrow. The book assumes that…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Citizenship Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Participation
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Torrens, Kathleen M. – Argumentation and Advocacy, 1999
Examines the place of the body in the dress-reform movement, a social movement that focused on fashion as a vehicle for achieving social and political equality. Discusses how fashion became one arena in which definitions of gender were contested. Suggests the dress-reform movement's failure in redefining femininity indicates the depth of…
Descriptors: Body Image, Clothing, Sex Role, Sociocultural Patterns
Tolan, Patrick; Henry, David; Schoeny, Michael; Bass, Arin; Lovegrove, Peter; Nichols, Emily – Campbell Collaboration, 2013
Background: Mentoring has drawn substantial interest from policymakers, intervention theorists, and those interested in identifying promising and useful evidence-based approaches to interventions for criminal justice and child welfare outcomes (Grossman & Tierney, 1998; Jekliek et al., 2002). Mentoring is one of the most commonly-used…
Descriptors: Mentors, Delinquency, Juvenile Justice, Power Structure
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Tanner, Laurel N. – Educational Leadership, 1983
The author reviews trends in the curriculum field, pointing out how it suffers from "ahistoricism." Schools must be responsible for countering cycles and fashions. Curriculum reform efforts should be an attempt to solve problems based on knowledge from previous experience. (MD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Boice, Robert – Journal of Higher Education, 1993
A review of the literature on writing block looks at two kinds: inability to write in a timely, fluent fashion, and reluctance by academicians to assist others in writing. Obstacles to fluent writing are outlined, four historical trends in treating blocks are discussed, and implications are examined. (MSE)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Emotional Problems, Helping Relationship, Higher Education
Ploetz, Richard – Training and Development Journal, 1976
Color video can be utilized by department stores involved in fashion retailing, such as Dayton's, to train employees while maintaining the store's reputation for quality. Its uses include product knowledge, store policies and procedures, management communication market, trip reports, trend shows, role-playing, modular courses, and executive…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Color, Merchandising, Retailing
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Land, Ray – E-Learning, 2006
Using Milton's "Paradise Lost" as metaphor, this article examines shifting positions of authority, and the role of technology, in higher education practice. As higher education becomes caught up in the performative agendas of globalised market rationalism, technology is mobilised in a specific way which sits uncomfortably with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Figurative Language, Power Structure, College Faculty
Research Services, Miami-Dade County Public Schools, 2006
The purpose of this document is to present, in summary fashion, statistical information on the status of public education in Miami-Dade County. Information is provided in the areas of organization, educational programs and services, achievement, and other outcomes of schooling. Also included are multi-year statistics on student population,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Profiles, Public Schools, Public Education
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Allen, Walter C. – Library Trends, 1976
Examines a century of library architecture in relation to the changing perceptions of library functions, the development of building techniques and materials, fluctuating esthetic fashions and sometimes wildly erratic economic climates. (Author)
Descriptors: Architectural Character, Building Design, History, Library Facilities
Knapper, Christopher K. – 1978
This paper on instructional development notes the trend toward teaching improvement efforts, classifies instructional development centers in terms of their differing philosophies of operation, and identifies some general problems that have been encountered in institutional efforts to improve teaching and learning. Centers in North America, Europe,…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Consultation Programs, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ney, James W. – Education, 1980
Teachers may be hemmed in by the latest pedagogical fashions or they may be held by strict adherence to the latest research dogmas. Both of these can constitute an iron entrapment, the vice of the sages. (Author)
Descriptors: Conformity, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Influences
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Stephens, Michael D.; Roderick, Gordon W. – British Journal Of Educational Studies, 1973
The aim of this paper is to deal mainly with the fashions in lecture and debating subjects which are to be found nationally in England in the nineteenth century. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Debate, Educational Trends, Electricity, Geology
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