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Jarvis, Phillip S. – Guidance & Counselling, 1995
Argues for intensive and ongoing career planning assistance for all age groups to ensure the development of people resources to meet Canada's economic needs. Points out the economic consequences of inadequate planning. (LKS)
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Exploration, Career Guidance
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Carslon, Burton L.; Goguen, Robert A.; Jarvis, Phillip S.; Lester, Juliette N. – Journal of Employment Counseling, 2000
Describes how career development programs became the focus of an international partnership between the United States and Canada. Traces the history of each country's efforts, beginning in the 1970s, which led to this significant international collaboration. Concludes with a discussion of the lessons learned from these experiences. (Author/JDM)
Descriptors: Career Development, Cooperative Programs, Foreign Countries, History
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Crossley, Scott A.; Salsbury, Tom; McNamara, Danielle S.; Jarvis, Scott – TESOL Quarterly: A Journal for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages and of Standard English as a Second Dialect, 2011
Lexical proficiency, as a cognitive construct, is poorly understood. However, lexical proficiency is an important element of language proficiency and fluency, especially for second language (L2) learners. Lexical proficiency is also an important attribute of L2 academic achievement. Generally speaking, lexical proficiency comprises breadth of…
Descriptors: Semantics, Language Proficiency, Second Language Learning, Language Fluency
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Crossley, Scott A.; Salsbury, Tom; McNamara, Danielle S.; Jarvis, Scott – Language Testing, 2011
The authors present a model of lexical proficiency based on lexical indices related to vocabulary size, depth of lexical knowledge, and accessibility to core lexical items. The lexical indices used in this study come from the computational tool Coh-Metrix and include word length scores, lexical diversity values, word frequency counts, hypernymy…
Descriptors: Semantics, Familiarity, Second Language Learning, Word Frequency
Phillips, Jarvis S.; Chappelle, William D. – 1974
The abstracts in this collection describe selected programs operating in public schools during 1972-73. Locally devised and implemented, these programs for grades kindergarten through twelve were selected for their probable general interest and use. The subject areas included are administrative services, art, business, language arts, general…
Descriptors: Art, Business Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
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Monahan, Jennifer L.; Collins-Jarvis, Lori – Journal of Communication, 1993
Identifies five overarching values central to disciplinary disputes in communication, and how their relative importance changes depending on prevailing social, economic, and intellectual conditions. Explores discipline-level values in the 1980s, and how value structures are likely to shift in the 1990s. Proposes a value hierarchy for the future.…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Media Research
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Butler, Deborah L.; Lauscher, Helen Novak; Jarvis-Selinger, Sandra; Beckingham, Beverly – Teaching & Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2004
This paper describes a professional development model with promise for supporting meaningful shifts in practice. We begin by introducing the theoretical principles underlying our professional development model, with a focus on explicating the interface between collaborative inquiry in a learning community (Lave, 1991, In L.B. Resnick, J.M. Levine,…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Teacher Collaboration, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods
Jarvis, Peter – 2001
This book offers a sociological analysis of what has occurred in the university sector of higher education since globalization expanded in the 1970s. It examines the nature of globalization and considers the emergence of the corporate universities and their roles in higher education in the future. The chapters are: (1) "Universities under…
Descriptors: Corporate Education, Educational History, Global Approach, Higher Education
Brighton, Catherine M.; Moon, Tonya R.; Jarvis, Jane M.; Hockett, Jessica A. – National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, 2007
Despite the ongoing, extensive focus on the more equitable representation of gifted students from diverse populations, poor and minority students remain underserved by gifted education proportional to their representation in the broader student population (Donovan & Cross, 2002; U.S. Department of Education, 1993). One possible factor contributing…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
Jarvis, Phil; Richardt, Joan – 2000
The "Blueprint" is a common framework of career development competencies that students and adults anywhere in Canada or the United States need to master in order to be successful and self-reliant in planning and managing their careers in a rapidly changing, knowledge-age labor market. A practical resource designed for career…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Planning, Education Work Relationship
Jarvis, Peter – 1999
This book examines the role of the professional practitioner-researcher and the relationship between practice, practical knowledge, and theory. It is divided into five parts. The three chapters of Part 1 review the emerging role of the practitioner-researcher, the education of professionals in light of the theory-practice relationship, and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Case Studies, Classroom Research, Epistemology
Johnson, Pierce Jarvis – 1974
The first section of this thesis is a review of previous studies and analyses of physician supply. Then, comparing the present physician shortage with the shortage of engineers and scientists during the 1950's, the author examines the present policies of the American Medical Association which, in effect, restrict the entry of physicians into the…
Descriptors: Educational Demand, Educational Supply, Higher Education, Labor Needs
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Zamboanga, Byron L.; Schwartz, Seth J.; Ham, Lindsay S.; Jarvis, Lorna Hernandez; Olthuis, Janine V. – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2009
Building on the theory of reasoned action (I. Ajzen & M. Fishbein, 1973, 1980; M. Fishbein & I. Ajzen, 1975) and expectancy theory, the authors examined the mediating role of alcohol expectancies in adolescent drinking behaviors by testing whether alcohol expectancy outcomes and valuations (the extent to which these outcomes are perceived…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Drinking, Adolescents, Peer Influence
Jarvis, Mel – CCBC Notebook, the Competency Based Curriculum, 1982
In the case of "Pico v. Island Trees Union Free School District," involving school library censorship by a Long Island (New York) board, the U.S. Supreme Court in 1982 failed to decide whether board discretion or First Amendment rights should prevail, and instead remanded the case to lower courts. The author of this document first…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Censorship, Court Litigation, Elementary Secondary Education
Jarvis, Gilbert A., Ed. – 1974
The relationship of communication to the foreign language profession is addressed in this volume. The following articles are presented: (1) "Communication and the Foreign Language Teacher," by Charles T. Brown; (2) "Rationale for Language Study," by Jane N. Lippman; (3) "Public Awareness: How Can Associations and Institutions Use Public Relations…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Communication Skills
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