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Geiger, Roger L., Ed. – 2000
Chapters in this collection explore the development of U.S. colleges. The contributors consider these institutions in the contexts of the transformation in the experience of college students, regional variations in college development, the revolution in the purposes of U.S. institutions of higher education, and the increasing dominance of…
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational History, Higher Education, Program Development
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Cooperative Extension Service. – 1985
These proceedings consist of the following presentations and discussion papers: "Extension Research Needs in Evalaution" (Michael Patton); "Needed Research in Program Development" (Roger Lawrence); "The Cooperative Extension Service: A National Assessment" (Paul Warner); "National Study of Extension's Research…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Attitudes, Educational Research
Bergen, Doris, Ed. – 1998
The chapters and essays in this book are drawn from the 1988 edition of "Play as a Medium for Learning and Development." The first chapter, "The Challenge of Educational Play," by Bernard Spodek and Olivia N. Saracho, is followed by two essays: (1) "Play and the Origin of Species," (Michael J. Ellis); and (2)…
Descriptors: Child Development, Computer Uses in Education, Dramatic Play, Early Childhood Education
Walz, Garry R., Ed.; Knowdell, Richard, Ed. – 2001
This book contains conference papers from the 2000 International Career Development Conference. The intent is to broaden the dissemination of the ideas presented at the conference, and to provide the authors with an international platform for communicating their ideas. The presentations include the following: (1) "Retaining Knowledge Workers:…
Descriptors: Career Centers, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Planning
Lewis, Karron G., Ed. – Journal of Staff, Program & Organization Development, 1995
This quarterly publication serves as a medium for the exchange of ideas regarding the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of professional development practices at two- and four-year colleges. The four issues in volume 12 feature the following articles: (1) "The Course Syllabus Reexamined," by James O. Hammons and Jackson R. Shock; (2)…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Cooperative Learning, Cultural Awareness, Faculty Development
Knight, Bill, Ed.; McLean, Deckle, Ed. – 1996
Noting that the reporting-to-writing route is sometimes circuitous and rough, although reliable, this essay collection considers the road from writing journalism to writing other literary genres such as fiction and poetry. The collection points out that newspapers have provided a proving ground for many aspiring authors, from Walt Whitman and Mark…
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Authors, Experiential Learning, Journalism
Genshaft, Judy L., Ed.; And Others – 1995
This collection considers the personal and educational needs of the student who is gifted, with emphasis on the roles of support staff. It covers developmental perspectives; assessment, identification, and evaluation issues; educational services; personal, interpersonal, and cultural issues; intervention strategies; and gifted education issues.…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Achievement, Academically Gifted, Advocacy
Brinko, Kathleen T., Ed.; Menges, Robert J., Ed. – 1997
The selections in this sourcebook offer a blend of research-based principles and practical advice to the instructional consultant. The first section, Skills and Techniques of Instructional Consultation, contains: (1) The Interactions of Teaching Improvement (Kathleen T. Brink); (2) Instructional Consulting: A Guide for Developing Professional…
Descriptors: Consultants, Higher Education, Instruction, Professional Development
Wright, Delivee L., Ed.; And Others – 1993
This annual journal issue contains 20 papers on issues of faculty community, the inclusive institution, instruction, and faculty development in higher education. Many of the papers were developed for the annual conference of the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD). The papers are: (1) "The Spirit of…
Descriptors: Career Development, Change Agents, College Faculty, College Instruction
Jennings, John F., Ed. – 1993
Presenting diverse perspectives on current major education issues at the national level, this book addresses issues that have played out and will play out in the legislative process in the U.S. Congress. After the "Preface" (Jack Kosoy and Michael D. Usdan) and "Introduction" (John F. Jennings), the book is divided into four…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Neal, Edward, Ed. – Journal of Staff, Program & Organization Development, 1997
This quarterly publication serves as a medium for the exchange of ideas regarding the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of professional development practices at two- and four-year colleges. The four issues in volume 14 feature the following articles: (1) "A Home-Grown Faculty Development Program," (Jane T. Rauton); (2) "Creating…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Computer Literacy, Diversity (Faculty), Faculty Development
Marsh, David D., Ed.; Codding, Judy B., Ed. – 1999
This book proposes strategies for improving high schools based on high standards, particularly the idea of the Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM), and discusses changes necessary to ensure that all students attain mastery. Part 1, "Where We Are and Where We Ought to Be," contains two chapters. In "Just Passing Through: The Life of…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, High Schools
Gormley, Kathleen A., Ed.; McDermott, Peter C., Ed. – The Language and Literacy Spectrum, 1995
Sharing concerns and interests of New York State educators in the improvement of literacy, this annual journal raises educational issues such as appropriate, effective instruction and assessment for all of New York's children. A central thread found in many of the articles is the importance of authenticity and inclusion. A second strand reflects…
Descriptors: Black Dialects, Childrens Literature, Classroom Communication, Elementary Secondary Education
Vialle, Wilma, Ed.; Geake, John, Ed. – 2002
Twenty-one research articles originally published in the "Australasian Journal of Gifted Education" over the past decade are collected in this book and address aspects of gifted education including pedagogy and curriculum, policy and practice, social and emotional needs, school and family, neuropsychology and cognition, and special…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Educational Methods, Educational Policy
North East Association for Institutional Research. – 1999
This proceedings contains papers from the 1999 annual conference of the North East Association for Institutional Research. The papers are: (1) "A Marketing Research Program for Commuter Colleges" (Michelle S. Appel and Craig A. Clagett); (2) "Where Do I Start? Determining Institutional Information Needs beyond Mandated Reporting" (Michelle S.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Colleges, Conferences
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