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Barnett, Lynn, Ed.; San Felice, Faith, Ed. – American Association of Community Colleges (NJ3), 2006
This report is the result of a national conference convened in December 2005 by the American Association of Community Colleges in partnership with the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC) and supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF). This event, the Teaching by Choice Leadership Summit on Community College…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Science Education, Technology Education
Hanson, Marjorie – 1986
Reviews of relevant research on the application of operations research and statistics that appeared prior to 1980 are compared with those appearing in the early 1980s. In summary, both explicit and implicit users of mathematics in educational administration see it as a tool that essentially brings order and generalizability to administrative data.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Creative Thinking, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education
Borasi, Raffaella – 1988
Teachers' perceptions about the nature of their discipline are important factors in their curricular decisions, behavior in the classroom, and interpretations and reactions to classroom events. It is not an easy task to access one's beliefs nor stimulate genuine dialogue about them. Errors can provide both the motivations and the means for…
Descriptors: College Science, Educational Improvement, Educational Practices, Higher Education
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Yankwich, Peter E.; And Others – Journal of Chemical Education, 1984
Presents selected recommendations from the American Chemical Society Chemistry Education Task Force's list of 39 principal and 52 supplementary recommendations. Those listed focus on all levels of education, elementary school science, high school chemistry and science, two-year college chemistry, college/university chemistry and science, chemistry…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs
Watt, Michael G. – 1997
Between 1986 and 1993 Australia developed a national curriculum framework of statements and profiles in eight learning areas. These areas were (1) English, (2) mathematics, (3) science, (4) studies of society and the environment, (5) arts, (6) health and physical education, (7) technology, and (8) languages other than English. This development…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Hepler, Charles D. – Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1987
Research needs for pharmacy administration and clinical pharmacy include study of the relationship of pharmacists and society, management methods for providing health care services, pharmacist training and socialization, competence evaluation, formative and summative research on drug use control, and organizational decision making. (MSE)
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Higher Education, Pharmaceutical Education, Pharmacy
Petersdorf, Robert G. – Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1987
An expert in medical education discusses the need for change in aspects of that field, including curriculum content, training sites, faculty roles, and collaborative research and teaching, and notes trends and issues in general health occupations education that may have implications for pharmaceutical education as well. (MSE)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Clinical Experience, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends
Anderson, Lorin W. – 1985
This paper argues that schools need to help students acquire knowledge and skills for two purposes: (1) to function effectively in a variety of contexts (including work) as they presently exist, and (2) to adapt to changing situations in the future. Effective functioning in the present requires a common body of knowledge, including mathematics,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
Campbell, William H. – Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1987
The new president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy outlines the agenda for the organization, focusing on enhancement of pharmaceutical education, committee responsibilities, and strategic planning within the organization. (MSE)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Committees, Educational Planning, Futures (of Society)
Broudy, H. S. – 1985
A review of the history of changes in emphasis in the educational system covers the period from the 1930's to the present. After World War II the returning veterans attending college as a result of the GI Bill had a lasting effect on higher education. It forced a rethinking of teacher education, and the emerging schools of education and teachers…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Civil Rights, Colleges, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Ebert, Robert H. – American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 1991
Economic, demographic, technological, and practice factors outside the health professions that will influence education and practice in the future are outlined, and critical educational components (sciences, epidemiology, public health, quantitative skills, literacy, information retrieval and use) and elements in the academic and clinical…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Change Strategies, Clinical Experience, Demography
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Whitehead, Edwin C. – Journal of the Society of Research Administrators, 1988
The founder of the Whitehead Institute (Massachusetts) describes the issues and challenges encountered in establishing a private research institute, focusing on the evolution of the institute's affiliation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Autonomy, taxes, the differences between academic and industrial organizations, and defining…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Higher Education, Institutional Autonomy, Medical Research
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Earthman, Glen I. – CEFP Journal, 1987
Selected comments on Hathaway and Fiedler's paper by a sociologist, an economist, a political scientist, a K-12 facility planner, a campus facility planner, and a school architect precede a discussion of how the paper can serve as a planning guide for school facilities. (MLF)
Descriptors: Conferences, Educational Change, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Trends
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Hathaway, Warren E.; Fiedler, D. Robert – CEFP Journal, 1987
Trends in communications, travel, computers and technology, competition, accountability demands, transformation of knowledge, economic instability, integration, and cultural pluralism exert pressures for educational change. Possible scenarios (superindustrial, authoritarian, ecological, crisis, and composite), with the accompanying implications…
Descriptors: Conferences, Educational Change, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Trends
Mecca, Thomas V.; Adams, Charles F. – 1985
Policy Analysis and Simulation System (PASS) is an interactive microcomputer model that can be used by educational administrators, policy-makers, and planners to simulate and forecast, under conditions of environmental uncertainty, the impact of strategic policies on the projected trends and goals of educational performance. PASS generates…
Descriptors: Agencies, Decision Making, Educational Environment, Educational Planning