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Shah, Nirvi – Education Week, 2012
Location, location, location. This mantra of real estate agents and their clients alike is now the target of a new report from the Brookings Institution linking housing prices and zoning practices to effectively depriving low-income students of high-quality schools. Using test scores from schools in the 100 largest metropolitan areas in the…
Descriptors: Income, Real Estate, Academic Achievement, Zoning
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Galus, Pamela – Science Scope, 2001
Presents an activity in which students act like real-estate agents who market their planets as a great place to live. Evaluates students on their presentations. (YDS)
Descriptors: Creativity, Critical Thinking, Educational Technology, High Schools
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Blaka, Gunnhild; Filstad, Cathrine – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2007
The aim of this article is to develop the foundations of a socio-cultural approach and to determine how this shapes our perception of a newcomer's construction of identity in two different workplaces: a high-technology delivery ward with newly employed midwives and a real estate agency with newly employed real estate agents. We explore how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Real Estate, Obstetrics
McCloy, Robert J. – 1980
This publication is a curriculum and teaching guide for preparing real estate agents in the state of West Virginia. The guide contains 30 units, or lessons. Each lesson is designed to cover three to five hours of instruction time. Competencies provided for each lesson are stated in terms of what the student should be able to do as a result of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advertising, Competence, Competency Based Education
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Pearce, Diana M. – Social Problems, 1979
This paper explores the problem of segregation due to racial patterns in housing by examining the role of real estate agents, acting as a community of gatekeepers, in the perpetration of racial segregation. (Author/EB)
Descriptors: Black Housing, Housing Discrimination, Housing Opportunities, Majority Attitudes
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Peabody, Malcom E., Jr. – Journal of Intergroup Relations, 1973
Discusses the practice of real-estate agents of steering'' minority families to particular neighborhoods when buying homes, and the programs the Department of Housing and Urban Development have undertaken to eliminate that practice. (JM)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Federal Programs, Housing Discrimination, Housing Needs
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Pauwels, Anne; Winter, Joanne – Language and Education, 2006
This paper explores the potential conflict classroom teachers face in their dual roles as "guardians of grammar" and as "agents of social language reform" with reference to third person singular generic pronouns in English. We investigate to what extent teachers (primary, secondary and tertiary) experience tensions between…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Change Agents, Grammar, Teacher Attitudes
Glenn, Ethel C.; Pood, Elliott A. – 1981
The new emphasis on oral communication effectiveness and interpersonal competence in the business world challenges educators to design courses that meet the needs of people who need this kind of training but cannot register for routine college courses due to time constraints. The University of North Carolina (Greensboro) department of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Communication Skills, Consultants, Continuing Education
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Fields, Joyce I. – Early Child Development and Care, 1993
Ascertained seven- and eight-year-olds' understanding of advertising, the role of the buyer and seller, and the role of real estate agents. Interviewed an experimental group of students who had been exposed, and a control group of students who had not been exposed, to classroom presentations concerning these topics. (MDM)
Descriptors: Advertising, Childhood Attitudes, Consumer Economics, Economics Education
Paciancia, David – American School Board Journal, 1995
A majority of American schools are meeting the challenge of educating children. A New York State district gets out the good news by producing school newsletters and videos, by constant and close contact with the local news media, and by forming ties with local real estate agents. (MLF)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Marketing, Media Specialists, Newsletters
Tilton, Wendy A. – Online Submission, 2004
Mandatory real estate education has been intensely debated for many years. New Jersey is the only state in the nation that does not require licensed real estate agents to attend an ongoing educational event after securing a license to practice. A bill was proposed to the legislature to mandate real estate education in June of 2001. (It was…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Control Groups, Compulsory Education, Real Estate
Yendol-Hoppey, Diane; Dana, Nancy Fichtman – Corwin Press, 2006
Effective mentoring requires planned and mindful attention to the ways in which one's knowledge, skills, and experience can be passed on to new teachers. Stressing the importance of deep reflection on one's mentoring practice, the award-winning authors offer eight models/metaphors that mentors can customize to meet the individual needs of their…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Mentors, Models, Elementary Secondary Education
Dyer, Bill – 1999
In this lesson, student teams role-play as real estate agents who have been contacted by an art collector about purchasing a large historic landmark in which to house an art collection. Teams will research an historical site and prepare a creative sales presentation. Students are provided with background information, detailed instructions, on-line…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Architecture, Area Studies, Cooperative Learning
Department of Manpower and Immigration, Ottawa (Ontario). – 1976
This booklet, one of a series on Canadian career opportunities, is designed for those who are interested in a career in sales. The sales occupations described include manufacturers, wholesale, technical and scientific sales representatives, sales managers, purchasing agents and buyers, and retail sales persons and managers. Special sales careers…
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Choice, Career Opportunities, Employment
Dossett, Dennis L.; Luce, Helen E. – 1984
Neither expectancy (VIE) theory nor goal setting alone are effective determinants of individual effort and task performance. To test the combined ability of VIE and goal setting to predict effort and performance, 44 real estate agents and their managers completed questionnaires. Quarterly income goals predicted managers' ratings of agents' effort,…
Descriptors: Expectation, Income, Motivation, Performance
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