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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
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