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Donham, John O. – Independent School Bulletin, 1973
Author presents a more effective manner for determining specific educational costs - cost analysis, whereby the cost of educating a student is decided grade by grade. Pro and con arguments are considered. (RK)
Descriptors: Budgets, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities, Educational Finance
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Neill, S. D. – Journal of Educational Thought, 1972
Discusses the pros and cons of the open area school and examines independent study as a complement to group instruction as exemplified in the open area school. (Author/MM)
Descriptors: Classrooms, Flexible Facilities, Flexible Scheduling, Group Instruction
Cryder, Ralph S. – Parks and Recreation, 1985
Public agencies can benefit from cost savings in forestry services, park security, and maintenance when park and recreation departments contract out for services. Pros and cons of contracting out and guidelines for this process are offered. (DF)
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Cost Effectiveness, Parks, Private Agencies
Milshtein, Amy – College Planning & Management, 1998
Explains how using window film is a cost-effective way to shield buildings from heat, glare, and ultraviolet rays. The pros and cons of replacement windows and window film are highlighted. (GR)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Comparative Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Facilities Improvement
Godfrey, Ray – School Construction News, 2000
Discusses the advantages of modular classrooms and improvements made in indoor air quality, including the pros and cons of portables, challenges districts face when planning and installing portables, and cost considerations. Concluding comments highlight system costs and maintenance required. (GR)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Indoor Air Pollution, Public Schools
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Sarkaria, Gagan; Schuster, Toni M. – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2008
Undergraduate programs in the United States range from locally funded, two-year community colleges, to state and federally funded universities, as well as private, tuition-based institutions. Assumingly most programs attempt to facilitate a relevant and balanced curriculum that prepares students for the general and perhaps specific obstacles that…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, College Credits, Program Length, Time Factors (Learning)
Doring, Richard; Hicks, Bruce – 1976
A comparison is made of four maxicalculators and two minicomputers with an emphasis on two, the HP 9830 and the Wang 2200. Comparisons are in the form of a table with individual guidelines for analysis followed by the specific characteristics of the particular calculator. Features compared include: manual input facilities, screen, secondary…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computers, Equipment Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria
Grocoff, Paul N. – 1995
This report examines both electric lighting and daylighting, listing criteria to determine the correct equipment for a school renovation or building project. Specific topics examine use of prismatic lenses; parabolic louvers; and indirect lighting, including the cost savings of using indirect lighting. The report indicates there is no clear answer…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Conservation
Hill, Frederick W. – Amer Sch Univ, 1970
Describes some of the new school building innovations presented at a recent AASA exhibit; the work of the Rexmere Center in New York for the enrichment of rural youngsters and gives arguments pro and con for State financial support of non- public schools in a recent New York Regents endorsement. (KJ)
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Educational Opportunities, Educational Problems, Facilities
Green, Lyndsay – 1998
This guide summarizes lessons learned from the author's experience of organizing and moderating five non-pedagogical online conferences that use World Wide Web-based conferencing software, whether synchronous or asynchronous. Seven sections cover the following topics: (1) the pros and cons of online conferencing; (2) setting objectives; (3)…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer System Design, Conferences
McGuire, C. Kent – 1983
School systems have been forced to postpone purchases of new equipment and to defer repair and renovation projects. At present, 39 states provide support for local school district capital expenditures through five primary mechnanisms: full state assumption, state/local sharing, state flat grant, state equalizing grant, and state loans. In response…
Descriptors: Bond Issues, Bulletins, Capital Outlay (for Fixed Assets), Change Strategies
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of School Facilities Planning. – 1999
This report examines single- and multi-track educational programs as found in California's public school system, explores the pros and cons of using year-round education (YRE) programs, and how to implement these programs. Each year-round tracking system is detailed using each of their calendars in a side-by-side comparison along with the…
Descriptors: Codification, Comparative Analysis, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of School Support. – 2000
This report describes new and innovative approaches to school facilities as they relate to their communities by exploring the trends towards smaller schools, presenting the pros and cons of smaller schools, and examining the solutions and strategies in smart growth planning. The report addresses the following questions: if school leaders,…
Descriptors: Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools
Fallek, Max – 1987
This collection of case studies is intended for use in a course in setting up a small business. The first, a case study of the process of setting up a service company, covers analyzing the pros and cons of starting one's own business, assessing the competition and local market, and selecting a site for and financing the business. The principal…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Education, Case Studies, Credit (Finance)
Myler, Patricia A.; Boggs, Richard C. – School Business Affairs, 2002
Describes the advantages and disadvantages of the vertical expansion of school buildings. Considers such factors as fire protection, compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, and cost. Discusses alternatives to vertical expansion. (PKP)
Descriptors: Construction Costs, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Fire Protection
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