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Miles, Mamie Rose; Killingsworth, Linda – 1984
This instructor's manual contains activities for teaching students about how to obtain a Social Security card, how to fill out an employment application, how to dress and conduct themselves on job interviews, desirable traits for employees, and getting along with others on the job. It is designed for use during eight periods in classes in…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Employment Interviews, Employment Potential
Beile, Penny M.; Boote, David N.; Killingsworth, Elizabeth K. – 2003
This study had two purposes: to examine the expertise of doctoral students in their use of the scholarly literature and to investigate the use of citation analysis as a tool for collection development. Analysis of 1,842 coded citations gleaned from 30 education dissertations awarded in 2000 from 3 institutions in the United States revealed that…
Descriptors: Citation Analysis, Citations (References), Doctoral Dissertations, Graduate Students
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Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth; Hsu, Ying-Shao – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2000
Examines the effectiveness/efficiency of preservice teachers' use of technology to create instructional materials developed in an undergraduate reading/language arts course. Results showed no significant difference between measures of overall quality of the technology assistance as compared to handmade prompts. Eighty-five percent of the teachers…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education
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Killingsworth, Richard E.; Schmid, Thomas L. – Physician and Sportsmedicine, 2001
Public health, city planning, and transportation officials can work toward reducing the public health burden of physical inactivity by promoting the integration of walking and bicycling into daily routines. The paper discusses urban design challenges, promotion of walking and bicycling, and the importance of physical activity for children.…
Descriptors: Bicycling, Children, Health Promotion, Physical Activities
Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; Sanders, Scott P. – Technical Writing Teacher, 1990
Outlines two rhetorical principles for producing iconic-mosaic texts--the principle of complementarity and the principle of compensation. Shows how these principles can be applied to practical problems in coordinating the writing and design processes in student projects. (RS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Desktop Publishing, Rhetoric, Technical Illustration
Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; Sanders, Scott P. – Technical Writing Teacher, 1987
Suggests general principles for developing assignments where students prepare portfolios that reveal their overall communication skills in addition to the usual job search tools. Emphasizes that students should concentrate on including works in the portfolio with the criteria of quality, variety, professionalism, and maturity in mind. (SKC)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Communication Skills, Content Area Writing, Higher Education
Abowd, John M.; Killingsworth, Mark R. – 1982
This paper has two purposes: (1) to examine whether Puerto Ricans, non-Puerto Rican Hispanics, and Blacks suffer substantial wage discrimination relative to comparable Whites; and (2) to examine the extent to which employers in the Federal and non-Federal sectors discriminate by race or ethnicity in making wage offers. After a discussion of…
Descriptors: Blacks, Comparative Analysis, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Ethnic Discrimination
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Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; Palmer, Jacqueline S. – Quarterly Journal of Speech, 1995
Fleshes out a model of hysterical discourse, and applies it to an analysis of the charges and countercharges of "environmentalist hysteria." Gives special attention to the book that drew the earliest accusations of hysteria, Rachel Carson's "Silent Spring." (SR)
Descriptors: Communication Research, Discourse Analysis, Higher Education, Models
Killingsworth, M. Jimmie; Walter, Preston Lynn – Technical Writing Teacher, 1990
Shows how grammar may be used conceptually to help students cultivate an understanding of the conventions of authorial presence in technical writing. (MM)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Grammar, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth; Jensen, Sharon J.; Hadjiyianni, Eleni – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 1997
Investigates the effectiveness of literature study groups with preservice teachers enrolled in a course on social foundations of American education. Describes introducing and using literature study groups in this class. Shows that 62% most liked "input from others"; 58% valued "gaining a variety of perspectives"; and 75%…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2009
The "International Society for the Social Studies Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. It contains the following papers: (1) Teacher Perceptions of Authentic Pedagogy: A Case Study of Professional Development in an African American High School's…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Attitudes, Case Studies
Bowen, William G., Ed.; Harbison, Frederick H., Ed. – 1965
The papers in this volume deal with the causes, cures, and magnitude of unemployment. Musgrave, Killingsworth, and Okun discuss the opposing structuralist and deficient demand theories of unemployment. Garth Mangum, Curtis Allen, William Caples and Alice Rivlin offer their experience concerning the role of government and industry in curing…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Black Employment, Disadvantaged, Federal Programs
Smith, Wil J., Ed. – 1970
This interdisciplinary conference was intended to make employment service personnel in two Appalachian states more aware of the social and psychological aspects of poverty and the training and employment needs of the poor. Papers are included by Robert J. Lampman, Frank H. Cassell, Louis A. Ferman, Charles C. Killingsworth, Robert C. Couthorn, and…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Opportunities, Employment Problems
Tunon, Johanna; Brydges, Bruce – Online Submission, 2005
University libraries are becoming increasingly aware of the need to assess the quality of students' information literacy and library research skills and to use this assessment data to effectively improve the quality of university library services to graduate programs. However, libraries have had difficulties finding ways to accomplish this both…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Universities, Schools of Education, Citation Analysis
Katz, Irwin, Ed.; Gurin, Patricia, Ed. – 1969
The focus of this collection of essays is on the formulation of research goals and strategies needed for practical solutions to improve race relations. Herbert H. Hyman writes on the effect of Negro social change on white attitudes about the Negro. Thomas F. Pettigrew defines research priorities for desegregation in the public schools. A broad…
Descriptors: Blacks, Disadvantaged, Ethnic Studies, Labor Market
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