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Lancioni, Giulio E.; Singh, Nirbhay N.; O'Reilly, Mark F.; Sigafoos, Jeff; Oliva, Doretta; Gatti, Michela; Manfredi, Francesco; Megna, Gianfranco; La Martire, Maria L.; Tota, Alessia; Smaldone, Angela; Groeneweg, Jop – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
A program relying on microswitch clusters (i.e., combinations of microswitches) and preferred stimuli was recently developed to foster adaptive responses and head control in persons with multiple disabilities. In the last version of this program, preferred stimuli (a) are scheduled for adaptive responses occurring in combination with head control…
Descriptors: Stimuli, Multiple Disabilities, Human Body, Program Effectiveness
Cowart, Vinette; And Others – 1988
One of the working papers in the final report of the Arizona Board of Regents' Task Force on Excellence, Efficiency and Competitiveness, this contribution offers an annotated bibliography on minority access and persistence. It cites the following: nine books (e.g., "Student Outcome Questionnaires: An Implementation Handbook" by P. Ewell…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Access to Education, American Indians, Annotated Bibliographies
Lee, Courtland C., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2019
With an emphasis on direct application to practice, this graduate-level text offers strategies for working with diverse client groups in a variety of settings. Introductory chapters build a foundation for cross-cultural counseling with discussions on current theory, the ongoing pursuit of multicultural competence, and the complexities of…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences, Counseling Theories, Cultural Awareness
Olivas, Michael A., Ed. – 1993
This book provides a group of articles concerning the equity and efficiency of prepaid college tuition plans. Chapters: (1) introduce the subject; (2) examine the competing financial theories at play in this field; (3) present a study of the Michigan Education Trust's decision to expand its subscriber base by offering a monthly payment option; (4)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Higher Education
Jennings, Barbara M.; Olivas, Michael A. – 2000
This publication provides an overview and discusses underlying issues of the college savings and prepaid tuition plans that are emerging in the states. Two papers offer different vantage points on college savings and prepaid plans in financing postsecondary education. The first paper, "The Evolution of State Plans" (Barbara M. Jennings),…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Family Financial Resources, Higher Education, In State Students
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Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
The rise of technology within educational settings has allowed for a substantial shift in the way in which educators teach learners of all ages. In order to implement these new learning tools, school administrators and teachers alike must seek new research outlining the latest innovations in the field. "Educational Technology Use and Design…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Adult Learning, Blended Learning
Mermillod, M.; Guyader, N.; Chauvin, A. – Brain and Cognition, 2005
The human perceptual system seems to be driven by a coarse-to-fine integration of visual information. Different results have shown a faster integration of low-spatial frequency compared with high-spatial frequency (HSF) information, starting at early retinal processes. The difference in spatial scale decomposition remains throughout the lateral…
Descriptors: Classification, Cognitive Processes
Soomro, Safeeullah, Ed. – InTech, 2010
Since many decades Education Science and Technology has an achieved tremendous recognition and has been applied to variety of disciplines, mainly Curriculum development, methodology to develop e-learning systems and education management. Many efforts have been taken to improve knowledge of students, researchers, educationists in the field of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Instructional Design, Higher Education
Tate, William F., IV, Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2012
"Research on Schools, Neighborhoods, and Communities: Toward Civic Responsibility" focuses on research and theoretical developments related to the role of geography in education, human development, and health. William F. Tate IV, the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Neighborhoods, Suburban Schools, Educational Research
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Lancioni, Giulio E.; O'Reilly, Mark F.; Singh, Nirbhay N.; Sigafoos, Jeff; Tota, Alessia; Antonucci, Massimo; Oliva, Doretta – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2006
In these two studies, two children with multiple disabilities and minimal motor behavior were assessed to see if they could use chin movements to operate microswitches to obtain environmental stimulation. In Study I, we applied an adapted version of a recently introduced electronic microswitch [Lancioni, G. E., O'Reilly, M. F., Singh, N. N.,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Stimulation, Multiple Disabilities, Children
Khosrowpour, Mehdi; Amoroso, Donald – 1991
With the realization that microcomputers provide an extraordinary value to the organization follows the need to address a variety of issues in order to more effectively manage these resources. Each of the 14 chapters, consisting of papers written by different authors, represents a different perspective existing in organizations with respect to the…
Descriptors: Administration, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science Education, Computer Security
Adolphus, Stephen H., Ed. – 1984
Major barriers to equal access of minority and disadvantaged students to higher education are considered in eight papers and five responses from the 1982 Wingspread Conference on Postsecondary Programs for the Disadvantaged. Included is a policy statement from the conference that covers: quality education for all, the interrelatedness of education…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Access to Education, Articulation (Education), Black Education
Everett, Craig A., Ed. – 1997
This collection addresses child custody decisions and the resultant outcomes for children and their families. The first section of the book examines aspects of the legal decision-making process as well as legislative guidelines affecting custody and post-divorce issues. The second section focuses on post-divorce family patterns for fathers,…
Descriptors: Anger, Child Custody, Child Support, Children
Braswell, Ray, Ed. – 2000
This document contains the following papers on special needs instruction and technology: (1) "Hawaii Special Education Teacher Induction" (Kalena Oliva and Quinn Avery); (2) "The Impact of Group v Individual Use of Hypermedia-Based Instruction" (Lewis R. Johnson, Louis P. Semrau, and Gail E. Fitzgerald); (3) "Assistive…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Altbach, Philip G., Ed.; Berdhal, Robert O., Ed.; Gumport, Patricia J., Ed. – 1999
This book presents 17 papers on higher education, organized into four parts, which address the higher education setting, external forces, the academic community, and central issues for the 21st century. Following an introduction by the editors, the papers are: (1) "Patterns in Higher Education Development" (Philip G. Altbach); (2) "The Ten…
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
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