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Amidon, Leslie E. – Journal of Interactive Instruction Development, 2001
Addresses key strategies for the design and development of Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI) programs for adult learners, focusing on the removal of learning barriers and the incorporation of information literacy principles. Barriers include financial constraints, socio-economic and social class, communication skills, time constraints,…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Educational Development, Information Literacy
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Walton, Nina – Economics of Education Review, 2010
I analyze how elementary and secondary private schools decide which students to admit from their applicant pool using mechanism design theory. The problem for an individual private school of who to admit and how much to charge in tuition, is complicated by the existence of peer-effects: the value students place on attending school is increasing…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Economics, Economic Factors, Educational Finance
McCombs, Jennifer Sloan; Bodilly, Susan J.; Orr, Nate; Scherer, Ethan; Constant, Louay; Gershwin, Daniel – RAND Corporation, 2010
High-quality out-of-school-time (OST) programs have a positive effect on youth development, but many cities have found it difficult to address the challenges of expanding and improving the quality of programs offered to underserved and high-need students. In response, The Wallace Foundation sponsored an initiative to help five cities increase…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, After School Programs, Grants, Data
Brown, Ronald E. L. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study investigates presidential leadership in decision-making at three private Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and compares understandings of presidential power within and among the three colleges given their unique institutional contexts. The research questions guiding this study include. How do the presidents of 3…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Institutional Mission, Governance, Values
Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance, 2013
There is growing interest in leveraging Title IV student aid to improve college completion. Advocates have proposed linking funding in the Pell and Campus-Based Programs to measures of college performance. However, to do so in an equitable and efficient manner, raw measures of college output, such as rates of graduation and academic progress, must…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Student Financial Aid, School Effectiveness, Achievement Rating
Lunday, Elizabeth – APPA: Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (NJ3), 2006
This report was issued from a 2006 meeting of individuals representing a variety of higher education institutions. The purpose of the meeting was to consider the future of higher education with particular attention to its built environment. The report provides a contextual overview of the changing landscape of higher education by identifying the…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities, Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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Ryan, Edward Francis – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2003
Faced with significant budget constraints, state governments and local municipalities have been reducing the financial support they provide to public colleges and universities. To deal with these funding shortfalls, community colleges have begun searching for alternate sources of funding. Rather than raise tuition, which would limit access for…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Fund Raising, Financial Support, Institutional Advancement
OECD Publishing (NJ1), 2009
Across OECD countries, governments are seeking policies to make education more effective while searching for additional resources to meet the increasing demand for education. The 2009 edition of "Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries' performance. It provides a rich,…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Teacher Salaries, Expenditure per Student, Part Time Employment
Setter, Gerald – Minnesota Higher Education Services Office, 2004
This report to the Minnesota Legislature outlines the estimated impact of recent changes made to the Minnesota State Grant Program on students. The Minnesota Higher Education Services Office is a cabinet-level state agency that provides prospective and current post-secondary students with financial aid programs, services and information. The…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Grants
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Lassibille, Gerard; Tan, Jee-Peng – Journal of Education Finance, 2007
The standard benefit incidence algebra generally produces biased estimates of the distribution of public spending on education when students from poor and rich families are enrolled in schools that receive different levels of public spending per student. Except in very rare instances, removing these biases entails combining several sources of…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Expenditure per Student
Cargill, Jennifer – Wilson Library Bulletin, 1988
Discusses the importance of educating library patrons about the library's finances and the impact of budget constraints and the escalating cost of serials on materials acquisition. Steps that can be taken in educating patrons by interpreting and publicizing financial information are suggested. (MES)
Descriptors: Budgets, Library Acquisition, Library Administration, Library Expenditures
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Goins, R. Turner; Williams, Kimberly A.; Carter, Mary W.; Spencer, S. Melinda; Solovieva, Tatiana – Journal of Rural Health, 2005
Context: Many rural elders experience limited access to health care. The majority of what we know about this issue has been based upon quantitative studies, yet qualitative studies might offer additional insight into individual perceptions of health care access. Purpose: To examine what barriers rural elders report when accessing needed health…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Access to Health Care, Older Adults, Rural Areas
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Goins, R. Turner; Williams, Kimberly A.; Carter, Mary W.; Spencer, S. Melinda; Solovieva, Tatiana – Journal of Rural Health, 2005
Context: Many rural elders experience limited access to health care. The majority of what we know about this issue has been based upon quantitative studies, yet qualitative studies might offer additional insight into individual perceptions of health care access. Purpose: To examine what barriers rural elders report when accessing needed health…
Descriptors: Access to Health Care, Delivery Systems, Social Isolation, Focus Groups
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Richards, R.; Reeder, A. I.; Bulliard, J.-L. – Health Education Research, 2004
Melanoma and skin cancer are largely attributable to over-exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR). Reports of UVR levels within media weather forecasts appear to be well received by the public and have good potential to communicate the need for appropriate sun protection to a broad audience. This study describes provision of UVR messages by…
Descriptors: Cancer, Audiences, Radiation, Foreign Countries
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Davenport, Lizzie; Cronin, Blaise – Education for Information, 1988
Describes the reduced employment opportunities for library and information science professionals in the United Kingdom as a result of financial constraints and restructuring in the public and private sectors. The need to train students in skills required by employers to meet employment demands is discussed. (40 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Economic Factors, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections
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