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Dadgar, Mina; Trimble, Madeline Joy – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2015
This study provides one of the first estimates of the returns to different types of community college credentials--short-term certificates, long-term certificates, and associate degrees--across different fields of study. We exploit a rich data set that includes matched, longitudinal college transcripts and Unemployment Insurance records for…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education, Credentials, Labor Market
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Sedem, Mina; Ferrer-Wreder, Laura – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2015
Background: Violence committed against young women, and in some cases young men, who are considered to have violated honor-based norms are reported in several countries, making honor-based violence (HBV) a global concern. This article is an overview of research in this area and summarizes key findings from a Swedish program of research dedicated…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Young Adults, Youth
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Mina, Nurawati; Putranti, Sulistini Dwi – Dinamika Ilmu, 2015
Cartoon comes from an Italian word "Cartone" meaning a large paper. It is designed not only as the media to describe daily activities, but also to entertain, criticize, provoke, and even to teach people. A lot of studies have been conducted regarding the implementation of cartoon in classroom or outside classroom context. It is proven…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Min, Mina; Anderson, Jeffrey Alvin; Chen, Minge – School Community Journal, 2017
The full-service community school (FSCS) model is one of the most popular and growing types of community school models, which is widely implemented in under-resourced urban schools. FSCSs offer an alternative to traditional public schools in the U.S. and are designed to coordinate community assets within a school. Given increased attention to this…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Family School Relationship, School Community Relationship, School Community Programs
Villanueva, Victor – 1985
By identifying speculations concerning cognitive abilities and cognition's relation to culture, this paper outlines some of the work surrounding basic writers and speaking-writing relationships. Beginning with a discussion of the differences between speaking and writing popularized by Mina Shaughnessy, the paper goes on to examine studies that…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Learning Strategies
Goswami, Dixie, Ed.; Stillman, Peter R., Ed. – 1987
To address how and why to do research in the classroom as a teacher, this book of essays by teacher researchers prefaces each of its four sections with interviews with Cindy Myers, Ken Jones, Patricia Reed and Betty Bailey respectively. Titles and authors are as follows: "Addressing the Problem of Elsewhereness: A Case for Action Research in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Classroom Research, Dialogs (Literary), Educational Change
Dwyer, David J.; Yankee, Everyl – 1985
A directory of the 82 African languages given high priority for instruction in the United States contains a profile for each language that includes its classification and where it is spoken, the number of speakers, dialect situation, usage, orthography status, and listings of related human and institutional resources for the purpose of…
Descriptors: African Languages, Afro Asiatic Languages, Dialects, Educational Policy
Bruan, Ricardo – 1992
Brazilian environmental education and training experience is recent but has a concrete base of generating awareness among all levels of the population and also aims to train people to protect, control and manage the use of environmental resources. Several visits were made by the author to organizations, enterprises and institutions from federal,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Bannister, Linda – 1990
If feminist values are to penetrate and undermine the masculine systems which contain them, it is essential to believe that any serious writing that women do is literature. Only in the last few years has scholarship in women's studies begun to address women in the history of rhetoric. The contemporary woman rhetorician faces the tendency of the…
Descriptors: Feminism, Higher Education, Rhetorical Criticism, Sex Bias
Milligan, Janice – 1980
Following a literature review on the subjects of the decline in student writing abilities and increased student writing apprehension, this paper offers teachers information on a basic writing program that reduces writing anxiety and improves writing skills through large doses of positive reinforcement. The second section of the paper discusses the…
Descriptors: College English, College Freshmen, Course Organization, Developmental Studies Programs
Wasser, Henry, Ed. – 1978
Proceedings from a conference on the economics of higher education are presented. Following an introduction by Henry Wasser and opening remarks by Mina Rees, a paper by Gareth Williams is presented. In "The Buffer Under Pressure: An Examination of the British System of Financing Higher Education in Periods of Affluence and Stringency,"…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Conference Reports
Herzog, William Adam, Jr. – 1968
The present research was a field experiment exploring the relationship of literacy to certain modernization variables. Data were collected in five rural communities in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in July 1966. The communities were matched as closely as possible on population, literacy rate, distance to an urban center, community institutional…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Behavior Change, Bibliographies, Developing Nations
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House, Elizabeth B.; House, William J. – 1980
The essays composed by 84 remedial and 77 nonremedial college freshmen were analyzed for some features proposed by Mina Shaughnessy as being characteristic of basic writers. The students were enrolled in either a beginning remedial class (098), a class at the next level of remediation (099), or a regular English class (101). The essays were…
Descriptors: College English, College Freshmen, Comparative Analysis, English Instruction
CIHED Newsletter, 1982
This newsletter deals with lifelong learning and adult and continuing education. Included in the issue are the following articles: "The Learning Society," by Solveig M. Turner; "Adult Education at the Beginning of the 1980s," by J. Roby Kidd; "Lifelong Learning in an International Perspective: Selected Case Studies,"…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Continuing Education, Educational Needs
Tate, Gary, Ed. – 1987
Intended for teachers of composition courses, this book provides twelve bibliographic essays covering various aspects of composition studies. The list of essays are as follows: (1) "Recent Developments in Rhetorical Invention" (Richard Young); (2) "Structure and Form in Non-Narrative Prose" (Richard L. Larson); (3)…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Content Area Writing, Discourse Modes, Linguistics
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