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Kapraun, E. Daniel; Nienkamp, Roger L. – 1985
An employer follow-up study was conducted to gather information from the employers of 1983-84 graduates of St. Louis Community College at Forest Park regarding the preparation and performance of these graduates. A previous survey of the 1983-84 graduates had identified 221 of their employers, who were mailed a questionnaire asking for ratings of…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Community Colleges, Employer Attitudes, Followup Studies
Ladner, Jana R. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) mandates services from birth through age 21 for children with disabilities and their families (U.S. Department of Education, 2004). Children experience significant transitions between formal parts of special education, including the transition from birth-to-age-three services, to…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Parenting Styles, Disabilities, Parents
California State Dept. of Parks and Recreation, Sacramento. – 1993
This guide is intended to assist teachers in organizing and preparing a field trip to Bodie State Historic Park (California). Although it is intended to assist in the trip to Bodie, it also provides information for organizing group tours or family outings to other areas. Activities include before, during, and after visit exercises focusing on the…
Descriptors: Built Environment, Community Characteristics, Cultural Background, Cultural Education
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Zhang, Qing; Peck, Kyle L.; Hristova, Adelina; Jablokow, Kathryn W.; Hoffman, Vicki; Park, Eunsung; Bayeck, Rebecca Yvonne – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2016
Approximately 10% of learners complete Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs); the absence of peer and professor support contributes to retention issues. MOOC leaders often form groups to supplement in-course forums and Q&A sessions, and students participating in groups find them valuable. Instructors want to assist in the formation of groups,…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Students, Academic Persistence, Computer Mediated Communication
Moore, Robin C., Ed.; Goltsman, Susan M., Ed.; Iacofano, Daniel S., Ed. – 1997
These guidelines assist professional designers, park and recreation managers, and community groups when making decisions about the planning, design, and ongoing management of children's public play environments. The guidelines are updated to meet or exceed the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act Guidelines (July 26, 1991) and the…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Physical Disabilities, Playgrounds
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Park, Nansook – American Psychologist, 2011
Throughout history, military children and families have shown great capacity for adaptation and resilience. However, in recent years, unprecedented lengthy and multiple combat deployments of service members have posed multiple challenges for U.S. military children and families. Despite needs to better understand the impact of deployment on…
Descriptors: Children, Military Personnel, Resilience (Psychology), Family Characteristics
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Parkin, Danny; Morris, Kim – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2005
This article documents the initial evaluation of a trial "interpretive safety sign" at The Cougal's, a popular natural swimming area in Springbrook National Park, Gold Coast Hinterland, Queensland, Australia. The interpretive safety sign details the consequences of risk-taking behavior in and around the cascades and rock pools at The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Signs, Safety, Risk Management
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Needelman, Brian A.; Ruppert, David E. – Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education, 2006
Comprehensive professional development is rarely offered to graduate students, yet would assist students to obtain employment and prosper in their careers. Our objective was to design a course framework to provide professional development training to graduate students that is comprehensive, minimizes faculty workload, and provides enculturation…
Descriptors: Pilot Projects, Graduate Students, Professional Development, Research Methodology
South Carolina State Dept. of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, Columbia. Div. of Engineering and Planning. – 1986
The guide was developed to assist physically handicapped persons in using South Carolina State Parks. It describes some of the accessibility problems identified in a 1986 Inventory of Handicapped Accessibility in South Carolina State Parks and Welcome Centers. It is noted that building construction since 1967 has met handicapped design criteria…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Park Design, Physical Disabilities, Recreational Facilities
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Fink, Ira – Planning for Higher Education, 1983
To assist universities in developing or redeveloping surplus campus or endowment property, these factors in the process are outlined and discussed: development decisions, working with a developer, ground leasing, unrelated taxable income issues, creating a university land management office, some recent experiences, and research and development…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Capital, College Planning, College Role
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Kelly, Eugene W., Jr.; And Others – Personnel and Guidance Journal, 1976
This article describes a system of community-based social counselors whose function is to assist individuals and families living in 11 public housing parks in Norfolk, Virginia. The aim of the program is to reach individuals who, because of location and difficulty with transportation, might never get to a counselor for assistance. (Author/EJT)
Descriptors: Community Services, Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Role, Individual Needs
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Finch, Harold L.; Smith, Joyce – Planning for Higher Education, 1974
Community colleges are in a good position to obtain reliable long-term forecasts of future demand. An approach developed at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas, has enabled the college to assist other community institutions in their parallel planning efforts. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Demography, Educational Planning, Enrollment Projections
Yarwood, John – Adult Education (London), 1974
The background, philosophy, and mechanics of the Leighton Park Neighborhood Centre are explained. Groups are formed on the basis of friendship and/or interest and are supplied with a resource person who can, on request, assist in demonstrating techniques. (Author/AG)
Descriptors: Community Attitudes, Community Involvement, Community Organizations, Disadvantaged Youth
Kentucky Univ., Lexington. – 1982
The resource guide is designed to assist educators, park resource persons, and parents of disabled children in locating and identifying sources of information for developing, implementing, and evaluating outdoor education programs for all disabled children and youth. The guide has two main parts. The first part contains an annotated bibliography…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Children, Disabilities, Environmental Education
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Polansky, Susan G.; Andrianoff, Timothy; Bernard, Jaclyn B.; Flores, Ana; Gardocki, Isabel A.; Handerhan, Ryan J.; Park, Jihea; Young, Lisa – Foreign Language Annals, 2010
This article examines the role of narrative in the learning process of language tutors in a university service-learning course involving collaboration between an institution of higher learning and public high schools in an urban setting. The tutors' personal narrative reflections offer multiple perspectives on interactions of tutors with high…
Descriptors: Tutors, Cooperating Teachers, Personal Narratives, High School Students
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