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Peterson, Paul E., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
In the 2003 Grutter v. Bollinger University of Michigan Law School affirmative action case, Sandra Day O'Connor declared on behalf of the majority of justices that, "We expect that 25 years from now, the use of racial preferences will no longer be necessary." As this amounts to no less than a mandate that affirmative action for college…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Affirmative Action, Equal Education, Educational Policy
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Hammermeister, Jon; Peterson, Margaret – American Journal of Health Education, 2001
Examined relationships among college students' differing levels of spiritual well-being and 11 psycho-social and health-related characteristics. Results revealed that students scoring higher on the spiritual health measure displayed better outcomes on psycho-social measures (e.g., loneliness, self-esteem and hopelessness). Alcohol and drug use…
Descriptors: College Students, Drinking, Drug Use, Health Behavior
Pfeiffer, Steven I., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
This handbook incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education. It consists of six sections: (1) History and global perspectives on the gifted field and talent development; (2)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Theories, Talent Identification
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Klesges, Robert C.; DeBon, Margaret; Vander Weg, Mark W.; Haddock, C. Keith; Lando, Harry A.; Relyea, George E.; Peterson, Alan L.; Talcott, G. Wayne – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2006
The authors evaluated the effect of a brief tailored smoking control intervention delivered during basic military training on tobacco use in a population of military personnel (N = 33,215). Participants were randomized to either a tobacco use intervention (smoking cessation, smokeless tobacco use cessation, or prevention depending on tobacco…
Descriptors: Smoking, Military Personnel, Intervention, Military Training
PETERSON, JUNE – 1967
THIS ISSUE INCLUDES PROFESSIONAL NEWS, CONVENTION AND WORKSHOP PROGRAMS, AND SIX REVIEWS OF RECENTLY PUBLISHED MATERIAL. ARTICLES DESCRIBING PROGRAMS IN A VARIETY OF SETTINGS IN AND OUT OF THE U.S.A. FOR CHILDREN WITH BEHAVIOR DISORDERS ARE--(1) "AN APPROACH TO THE THERAPEUTIC EDUCATION OF EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED ADOLESCENTS," BY STEPHEN…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Church Programs, Emotional Disturbances
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Vilardi, Teresa, Ed.; Chang, Mary, Ed. – SUNY Press, 2009
Written by the team at Bard College's Institute for Writing and Thinking, this book is designed to provide practical guidance regarding the challenges and potential of writing-based teaching, and suggestions for how to adapt the practices to particular classroom situations. The contributors share candid, first-hand accounts of what it is like to…
Descriptors: Process Approach (Writing), Writing Instruction, Praxis, Classroom Environment
Au, Wayne, Ed.; Bigelow, Bill, Ed.; Karp, Stan, Ed. – Rethinking Schools, Ltd, 2007
Since the first edition was published in 1994, Rethinking Our Classrooms has sold over 180,000 copies. This revised and expanded edition includes new essays on: (1) science and environmental education; (2) immigration and language; (3) military recruitment; (4) teaching about the world through mathematics; and (5) gay and lesbian issues. Creative…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Justice, Standard Spoken Usage, Childrens Literature
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; And Others – 1995
This second edition presents 15 papers intended to summarize the well-confirmed knowledge in the field of special education. The handbook is divided into three sections: the first on students with mild disabilities, those at risk for school failure, and those needing remedial help; the second on distinct disabilities; and the third on general…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Freeouf, Barbara C., Ed. – 1994
This collection of papers describes efforts of the Westchester Teacher Education Group (WTEG) to incorporate technology into preservice teacher education curricula. Part I gives an overview of the WTEG and the activities of its task force on technology, in the following three papers: "The Westchester Teacher Education Group: History and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Course Descriptions
Hannaway, Jane, Ed.; Lockheed, Marlaine E., Ed. – 1986
An examination of social scientists' views on educational policy and practice over the last two decades may be useful to current reform efforts. Part one of this book reviews major social changes that have affected education during the past 20 years and that remain critically important today. Part two consists of papers by scholars who assess the…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
Mertz, Robert J., Ed. – 1983
Conference papers outlining strategies for implementing change through inservice education are presented. Three opening papers deal with the general theme of the conference: "Effective Inservice Education" (Gordon Lawrence); "A Panel Discussion on Staff Development" (Margaret L. Trent, Robert W. Evans, and Frederick R.…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Robertson, Piedad F., Ed.; Chapman, Brian G., Ed.; Gaskin, Fred, Ed. – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2001
The spring 2001 issue of "New Directions for Community Colleges" discusses concurrent enrollment programs and the challenges and issues associated with developing and maintaining such programs. Chapters include: (1) "State Policy and Postsecondary Enrollment Options: Creating Seamless Systems" (Katherine Boswell); (2) "A…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Colleges, Dual Enrollment, Educational Policy
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This document contains three papers presented at a symposium on human resource development (HRD) academic programs moderated by Gene Audette at the 1996 conference of the Academy of Human Resource Development. "Revisiting Perceptions of HRD Roles: Implications for HRD Curricula" (Danilo M. Baylen, Margaret L. Bailey, Mary Samardzija)…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development
Montemayor, Raymond, Ed.; Adams, Gerald R., Ed; Gullotta, Thomas P., Ed. – 2000
This book is designed to summarize, integrate, and evaluate current research on adolescent development. It contains the following chapters: (1) "Paths to Adulthood: Adolescent Diversity in Contemporary America" (Ramond Montemayor); (2) "Competence among Urban Adolescents in Poverty: Multiple Forms, Contexts, and Developmental…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adolescent Development, Adolescents, American Indians
Charles, Cheryl, Ed.; Samples, Bob, Ed. – 1978
The document presents 12 essays dealing with social implications of science-related issues. Intended for use by social studies/social science educators, the book focuses on curriculum, instruction, and learning environments as well as on intellectual issues related to science and society. The essays are organized into four sections. Section I…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Culture, Educational Environment, Educational Objectives
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