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California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento. – 1987
Issues concerning telecommunications courses offered by California universities and colleges are reviewed with a focus on the progress made over the past 6 years regarding the lack of incentives for faculty to use instructional technology in their teaching, lack of coordination among interested institutions and agencies, and high initial costs for…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Communications, Communications Satellites, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Radio
Demmon-Berger, Debbie; Hill, T. Susan – Updating School Board Policies, 1985
School systems, by and large, are hesitating in integrating new technology into the educational process. The new technology includes computers, telecommunications, electronic blackboards, interactive video for simulations, editing devices, and the new optical storage disk, the CD/ROM. Many believe the new technology can help to address such…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science, Educational Trends
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Calvert, Sandra L. – Future of Children, 2008
Marketing and advertising support the U.S. economy by promoting the sale of goods and services to consumers, both adults and children. Sandra Calvert addresses product marketing to children and shows that although marketers have targeted children for decades, two recent trends have increased their interest in child consumers. First, both the…
Descriptors: Advertising, Video Games, Audiences, Marketing
Harless, James D.; Collins, Erik L. – 1974
In the Spring of 1973, American television news editors were surveyed for data on staff size, operating budgets, work roles, camera equipment, portable VTR equipment, wire services, mobile equipment, and number of newscasts. The data obtained are reported in five levels of operating budgets with a summary of the statistics for each area of news…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Journalism, National Surveys, News Media
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Lawal, Ibironke O. – Acquisitions Librarian, 2007
The number of electronic resources has climbed up steadily in recent times. Some of these e-resources are reference sources, mostly in Science, Technology and Medicine (STM), which publishers convert to electronic for obvious reasons. The library budgets for materials usually have two main lines, budget for one time purchase (monographs) and…
Descriptors: Libraries, Reference Materials, Reference Services, Electronic Libraries
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Kreamer, Jean T. – Top of the News, 1985
Compares specific aspects of 16mm film and the videocassette that should be considered in making media software and hardware purchase decisions for library media collections: aesthetics and intended audience size, compatibility and format, costs, copyright, market trends, and major advantages and disadvantages. A four-item bibliography is…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Copyrights, Costs, Evaluation Criteria
Griffiths, Jose-Marie; Kertis, Kimberly – Library Journal, 1994
Reports results of the 1994 Automated System Marketplace survey based on responses from 60 vendors. Highlights include changes in the library automation marketplace; estimated library systems revenues; minicomputer and microcomputer-based systems; marketplace trends; global markets and mergers; research needs; new purchase processes; and profiles…
Descriptors: Change, Income, Integrated Library Systems, Library Automation
Tenopir, Carol – Library Journal, 2004
Librarians must get the most for their money and look to technology for new solutions. Several respondents think poor budgets mean more reliance on online databases and electronic full texts with less purchase of print. Companies that produce both media are likely to continue as long as there is a market for both, but they are gearing up for the…
Descriptors: Databases, Access to Information, Libraries, Electronic Journals
Serletis, William S. – 1987
For farmers with high debt/asset ratios, leasing is an attractive option for securing the use of farm machinery. Under the current tax laws, financial leasing carries lower after-tax costs than loan purchasing. By size, farms with more than $500,000 in sales had the highest proportion of U.S. expenditures for farm equipment leasing. By region, the…
Descriptors: Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Capital
Schmidt, Aaron – School Library Journal, 2005
Everybody wants to turn teens into regular library users, and a new report by the Pew Internet & American Life Project is chock-full of information that can help. If librarians better understand kids' online needs, and create libraries and services that respond to these needs, then teens will be much more likely to visit their libraries--either in…
Descriptors: Libraries, Internet, Technology Integration, Computer Uses in Education
Bernstein, Blanche; Bondarin, Arley – 1974
The purchase and preparation of data from the March 1973 Current Population Survey for New York City has been in the nature of an experiment. The U.S. Bureau of the Census in conducting its Current Population Surveys (CPS) includes a sample of approximately 2,100 households in New York City, chosen in such a way as to be representative of the city…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Educational Background, Ethnic Groups, Family Characteristics
Modern Language Association, 2007
In 2004 the Executive Council of the Modern Language Association of America (MLA) created a task force to examine current standards and emerging trends in publication requirements for tenure and promotion in English and foreign language departments in the United States. To fulfill its charge, the task force reviewed numerous studies, reports, and…
Descriptors: Tenure, Humanities, College Faculty, Department Heads
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Krieger, James – Chemical and Engineering News, 1983
Evaluates influence of computer assisted instruction on engineering education, considering use of computers to remove burden of doing calculations and to provide interactive self-study programs of a tutorial/remedial nature. Cites universities requiring personal computer purchase, pointing out possibility for individualized design assignments.…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
MOODY, NANCY L.; POWERS, JAMES R. – 1967
A SUMMARY IS GIVEN OF REPORTS SUBMITTED TO THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION BY 46 STATES PARTICIPATING IN THE NDEA TITLE III PROGRAM OF INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE EDUCATION. ACTIVITIES AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR THE 1965-66 SCHOOL YEAR ARE SUMMARIZED FOR EACH STATE UNDER THE THREE HEADINGS OF EVIDENCE OF IMPROVED INSTRUCTION, EVIDENCE…
Descriptors: FLES, Inservice Education, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Materials
Northup, Lindell C. – 1986
This leader training kit is designed to help leaders teach their audience about a major consumer purchase--health care coverage. It is organized so that the participants should be better able to (1) assess their individual/family health care needs; (2) use appropriate guidelines to select and purchase health care coverage in order to get the most…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Continuing Education
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