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Sample, Pat; And Others – 1996
Colorado rural special educators are experiencing tremendous challenges in providing mandated transition services to students with special needs. The School of Education and the Department of Occupational Therapy at Colorado State University have developed a program to create rural transition specialists through preservice and inservice training…
Descriptors: College Programs, College School Cooperation, Distance Education, Higher Education
Nweke, Winifred; Noland, Juanie – 1996
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of using performance and portfolio assessment techniques to diversify assessment in a minority teacher education program at Tuskegee University (Alabama). Both performance and portfolio assessments served as the exit examination. These techniques were used for three reasons: a state…
Descriptors: Black Colleges, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Brownell, Mary T.; And Others – 1995
Telephone interviews concerning special education teacher attrition were conducted with 96 former special education teachers in Florida. Both qualitative and quantitative techniques were used to analyze the interview data. Participants had not returned to their special education teaching positions after the 1992-93 school year. The majority of…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Mobility
Smith, Terry B., Ed. – 1992
This proceedings of a conference presents papers that examine residential colleges and living-learning programs, how to develop and implement them, and issues surrounding their use including increasing faculty and student involvement. Papers and their authors are as follows: "Residential Colleges: An Historical Context" (Mark B. Ryan); "How To…
Descriptors: College Housing, Conferences, Higher Education, Living Learning Centers
Yellis, Ken, Ed. – Journal of Museum Education: Roundtable Reports, 1985
This issue focuses on the interpretation of built environments, from Washington Irving's 19th century home in Tarrytown, New York, to structures in contemporary Chicago. Barbara Carson, Margaret Piatt, and Renee Friedman discuss the interpretation of interior and exterior spaces and explain how to teach history with objects instead of teaching the…
Descriptors: Architectural Education, Architecture, Built Environment, Educational Facilities
Rice, Robert; Coll, Kenneth – 1991
While America's two-year colleges are diverse in function, mission, clientele, and organizational structure, they share a common identity in their commitment to a developmental philosophy. A rarely used, but nonetheless tenable and cost-saving path to development involves exploring strategies which simultaneously contribute to faculty, student,…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Role, Community Colleges, Educational Philosophy
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. Small/Rural Community Colleges Commission. – 1991
Compiled by the Small/Rural Community Colleges Commission of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, this collection of one-page program descriptions provides information on 121 exemplary programs and/or services at small and/or rural two-year institutions nationwide. Each program description provides the following information:…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Community Colleges, Community Services, Instructional Improvement
Franklin, Hugh; And Others – 1991
In fall of 1988, the William Jasper Kerr Library at Oregon State University combined its separate science/technology and social science/humanities reference areas. One year later, the Reference Arrangement Task Force was appointed to evaluate the effectiveness of the new configuration. The Task Force modelled the area with drawings and balsa…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Facility Planning, Facility Utilization Research, Higher Education
Gilmour, Margy; McGregor, Cathy, Ed. – 1987
One of the basic principles of the Language Development Approach is that students must learn the language necessary to understand, talk, and write about all subject areas in order to succeed in school. This book contains information about teaching primary school science in the Northwest Territories with lessons that emphasize language. The goals…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Concept Formation, Curriculum Guides, Dinosaurs
Intersegmental Coordinating Council, Sacramento, CA. – 1992
In the fall of 1989, the Intersegmental Coordinating Council organized the Data Needs Task Force (DNTF) to determine the feasibility of establishing a transfer rate definition. Specifically, the DNTF was charged with defining the information needed to strengthen intersegmental transfer programs, establishing common definitions (including…
Descriptors: College Credits, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Data Collection
Kim, Young Yun, Ed.; Gudykunst, William B., Ed. – International and Intercultural Communication Annual, 1988
Reflecting multidisciplinary and multisocietal approaches, this collection presents 14 theoretical or research-based essays dealing with cross-cultural adaptation of individuals who are born and raised in one culture and find themselves in need of modifying their customary life patterns in a foreign culture. Papers in the collection are:…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences
Weaver, Constance – 1991
The prevailing concept of Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a medical one: those exhibiting significant problems in maintaining attention and restraining impulses are said to have a "disorder," which implies some sort of malfunction within the individual. What is needed is a "both/and" perspective: a perspective that…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Disorders, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
Koopmans, Matthijs – 1993
This paper presents results of a study of how family dysfunction contributes to adjustment of adolescents. The question is considered from two disciplinary vantage points: (1) structural anthropology, which considers dysfunction in terms of the affirmation of kinship relations; and (2) a family systems approach which emphasizes the role of factors…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Behavioral Science Research, Emotional Adjustment
Johnson County Community Coll., Overland Park, KS. Office of Institutional Research. – 1992
In 1992, a study was conducted to determine the number and characteristics of Kansas students transferring from the state's community colleges to one of the state universities; the comparative academic performance, graduation, and persistence rates of community college transfers and their native university counterparts; and the relationship of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
Lang, Edward, Ed.; White, Caryn, Ed. – 1993
This document is the second curriculum development project of the Connecticut Geographic Alliance. The Alliance focuses on equipping teachers for more effective geographic instruction by providing leadership training so teachers can conduct workshops in local districts, and offering institutes for teachers that focus on important geographic…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
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