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Wirszup, Izaak, Ed.; Streit, Robert, Ed. – 1987
Reported in this conference proceedings are educational activities related to mathematics education from several countries. The conference was devoted primarily to two major topics closely connected with the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project (UCSMP): (1) Development of an applications-oriented mathematics curriculum for all…
Descriptors: Computers, Educational Trends, Elementary School Mathematics, Innovation
McAninch, Harold D. – Community, Technical, and Junior College Journal, 1986
Discusses the kind of leadership needed to serve society and higher education in the 21st Century. Applies current theories regarding business leadership and excellence to community college management. Considers the effects of the leadership principles established by the community services movement on the vision and management of the community…
Descriptors: College Administration, Community Colleges, Community Services, Educational Quality
Plisko, Valena White – Principal, 1984
Discusses recent and projected trends in (1) enrollments in elementary and secondary schools and among special student populations, (2) the numbers and configurations of elementary and secondary schools, (3) teacher employment and salary levels, (4) state and federal aid, and (5) student performance on national mathematics and science tests. (PGD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends
Disinger, John F.; And Others – 1988
This digest identifies characteristics of successful higher education programs in environmental studies and trends in environmental studies programs and courses. Characteristics of programs that have continued for the past two decades are listed. Some of the variables associated with programs that have not continued are identified. Recent trends…
Descriptors: College Programs, College Science, Curriculum, Educational Trends
Levin, Henry M. – 1984
A pressing problem in the United States today is that of employment: how to create enough jobs and, especially, what impact high technology will have on present and future jobs as well as educational need. Some policymakers see high technological industries as the basis for revitalizing the economy. The major challenge to education and training,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Continuing Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs
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
Nielsen, Robert; Polishook, Irwin H. – Journal of the College and University Personnel Association, 1985
The future of faculty unions depends on an acceptance of their special role in the academy. Faculty unionization will not follow the industrial model, but a relatively high percentage of faculty are unionized, and academic managers who are hostile to unions will not find faculty to be a docile group. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Agency Role, Collective Bargaining, College Administration
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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
Scheideman, Dale; Dufresne, Ray – American School Board Journal, 2001
Nevada's Clark County, the fastest growing school district in the nation, uses a life-cycle facilities management approach that monitors the individual components of each building on a database. The district's 10-year building program is addressing facilities infrastructure renewal, deferred maintenance, replacement, and new school construction.…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Databases, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Trends
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McInerney, William D. – CEFP Journal, 1987
In the future, schools will become resource networks with teachers functioning as brokers and with peer learning, mentors, parents, and the community playing significant roles. Schools must be sophisticated enough to give the vision of educators a shape and a dwelling. (MLF)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society)
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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
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Keough, Katherine E.; Earthman, Glen I. – CEFP Journal, 1984
The expected rise in enrollment may be just a 10-year window of growth, followed by another period of decline. Changes will occur in the manner that technical and vocational courses are taught. The emphasis on light industry and electronics will require new instructional areas including "clean rooms." (MLF)
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Demography, Educational Facilities Planning, Educational Trends
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Gordon, Virginia – NACADA Journal, 1998
Presents a brief history of the National Academic Advising Association and examines the association's role at the turn of the 21st century, including the characteristics of tomorrow's students, the role of faculty, and the role of information technology as they relate to academic advising. Approaches to meeting these challenges based on recent…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Agency Role, College Faculty, College Students
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Bok, Derek – Journal of College and University Law, 1991
When seeking to maintain autonomy, universities must be aware of three temptations: politicization, through both involvement in external political conflicts and imposing political orthodoxy internally; diversion of faculty energy from teaching and research toward excessive external consulting; and emphasis on commercial activity for its own sake…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Consultants, Educational Change, Educational Trends
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