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Killingsworth, Mark R. – 1990
This document concludes that the basic difficulty with comparable worth is that it is an ill-conceived solution to a serious problem and that alternative policies, such as equal employment opportunity legislation or application of antitrust laws, provide means of addressing employment discrimination that are both more effective and less likely to…
Descriptors: Comparable Worth, Employed Women, Employment Practices, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Beile, Penny M.; Boote, David N.; Killingsworth, Elizabeth K. – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2004
Use of dissertation citation analysis for collection evaluation was investigated. Analysis of 1842 education dissertation citations from three institutions suggests the assumption of doctoral student expertise in their use of the scholarly literature may be overstated. For purposes of developing research collections, dependence on dissertation…
Descriptors: Citation Analysis, Periodicals
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Jagannathan, Radha; Camasso, Michael J.; Killingsworth, Mark R. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2004
This paper proposes a blended experimental and quasi-experimental research strategy which we believe will help improve the external validity of evaluations of welfare reform and other social policies. We draw upon data from New Jersey's imposition of a family cap, where welfare benefits instead of increasing remained the same for women who…
Descriptors: Welfare Services, Welfare Recipients, Birth, Public Policy
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Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth; Schmidt, Denise – Reading Horizons, 2002
Describes the outcome of an innovative mentoring program that paired technology faculty and methods faculty in order to form partnerships to facilitate the modeling of technology for preservice teachers. Discusses the creation of useful applications for enhancing poetry writing through technology for elementary school students. (SG)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education, Mentors, Poetry
Killingsworth, Jimmie, Ed.; And Others – 1988
The 27 articles in this 6-part guide provide information on developing and implementing writing instruction as part of content-area courses in two-year vocational-technical colleges. Part One, General Concerns, includes "Making Writing Work for You in the Interactive Classroom" (Killingsworth, Rude); "Evaluating and Responding to Student Writing"…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Content Area Writing, Integrated Curriculum, Two Year Colleges
Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; And Others – ADE Bulletin, 1989
Surveys English department chairs nationwide, examining the status of full-time non-tenure-track teachers in English departments of PhD-granting institutions. Finds that universities commonly hire short-term lecturers to teach when regular faculty members are "too expensive" for the job. Reports a plan adopted by Texas Tech University to deal with…
Descriptors: Educational Research, English Departments, Full Time Faculty, Higher Education
Gilbertsen, Michael; Killingsworth, M. Jimmie – Iowa State Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 1987
Presents a process-oriented method for teachers of stylistic editing workshops that allows them to (1) focus on individual students, (2) start with students basic repertory of responses and build from there, (3) work with freely emitted behavior, (4) ensure frequent and brief responses, and (5) achieve desired behavior through sequential steps.…
Descriptors: Editing, Editors, Higher Education, Process Education
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Ferguson, Earl E.; Killingsworth, Jerry – PTA Today, 1987
The school dropout problem is discussed, with suggestions for parents on ensuring that their children do not become part of the dropout population, including; monitoring children's school attendance patterns; making sure children understand how important school and attendance is; maintaining close contact with teachers; and helping children…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship
Miles, Mamie Rose; Killingsworth, Linda – 1984
This instructor's manual contains activities for teaching students about occupational categories, job requirements versus personal characteristics, the steps to take in making an occupational choice, and the vocational training programs offered by area vocational centers. It is designed for use in six to eight periods in classes in prevocational…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Choice, Career Education, Career Exploration
Miles, Mamie Rose; Killingsworth, Linda – 1984
This instructor's manual contains activities for teaching students about the benefits derived from completing high school, sources of training for occupations, and information on finding job openings and on working part-time and full-time. It is designed for use in five periods in classes in prevocational education in South Carolina. The guide…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Choice, Classroom Techniques, Decision Making Skills
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Tebeaux, Elizabeth; Killingsworth, M. Jimmie – Technical Communication Quarterly, 1992
Suggests an approach for expanding and integrating research to produce a history of technical writing. Defines problems that reside in writing such a history, suggests research premises and questions, and then applies these questions to technical writing as it existed in the English Renaissance, 1475-1640. (SR)
Descriptors: Educational History, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Historiography
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Zachariades, Iacovos; Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 1995
Describes an innovative and collaborative approach to helping teacher educators better prepare preservice teachers to utilize technology for effective instruction. A mentoring program that paired graduate students in instructional technology with interested faculty members is discussed, and attitudes of the mentors and the faculty members are…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Graduate Students, Higher Education
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Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; And Others – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 1989
Examines how amplification (rhetorical techniques by which discourse is extended to enhance its appeal and information value) tends to increase and improve the coverage, rationale, warnings, behavioral alternatives, examples, previews, and general emphasis of technical manuals. Shows how classical and modern rhetorical theories can be applied to…
Descriptors: Communication Research, Discourse Analysis, Guides, Technical Writing
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Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; Steffens, Dean – Written Communication, 1989
Presents a case study of several environmental impact statements (EISs) produced by the Bureau of Land Management. Reveals that to determine a document's effectiveness, its social and cultural context must be considered, along with characteristics of the text's organization and style. Recommends a genre theory approach. (MM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Discourse Analysis, Government Publications, Technical Writing
Corey, Jim; Killingsworth, M. Jimmie – Technical Writing Teacher, 1987
Recommends a four-part structure for retrospective internship reports: (1) introduction, (2) narrative, (3) analysis and evaluation, and (4) appendix. Advises teachers to present the report form to the student before the internship begins to add structure to the internship experience. (SKC)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Layout (Publications)
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