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Wiliam, Dylan – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2013
In "How Is Testing Supposed to Improve Schooling?" Edward Haertel has proposed a framework for thinking about the mechanisms by which testing might improve the various educational processes undertaken in schools. The framework seems to the author to be quite general (he uses the word "general" here in its mathematical sense of including all cases)…
Descriptors: Educational Testing, Educational Improvement, Test Results, Test Use
American Libraries, 1978
To help librarians better understand the library acquisitions market-place, Scott Bullard defines 16 terms that publishers and booksellers frequently use. C. Edward Wall discusses the factors that make remainder books profitable for librarians with stretched budgets; gives names, addresses, and specialties of five remainder book firms; and…
Descriptors: Books, Costs, Glossaries, Library Acquisition
Hollander, T. Edward – Education and the Professions Newsletter, 1992
This article by T. Edward Hollander, offers an overview of the current condition of state funding for higher education, noting that unlike secondary and elementary education, higher education may appear to be a discretionary appropriation which state leaders can expand or reduce depending on the state's fiscal circumstances. Suggesting that…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Economic Factors, Educational Finance
Holbrook, Hilary Taylor, Comp. – 1986
One of a series of 20 literary magazine profiles written to help faculty advisors wishing to start or improve their publication, this profile provides information on staffing and production of "Flight," the magazine published by St. Edward High School, Cleveland, Ohio. The introduction describes the literary magazine contest (and…
Descriptors: Competition, Creative Writing, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Advisers
Marshall, Patricia – 1980
This survey of 239 colleges and universities identified as minority institutions was designed to determine both the current status and the desired status of instructional computing in each school. Needs of the minority institutions were assessed by means of a questionnaire survey, in-depth campus interviews, and an analysis of data from FICHE…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Science Education, Costs
Provost, Paul Jean – 1981
Carnival, which falls within the category of events described by Edward Norbeck as rites of reversal, functions as a catharsis for modern Indian groups of northern Veracruz; it is a socially non-threatening mechanism whereby an oppressed minority identifies and deals with inter-ethnic group discrimination and oppression. Subcultures of the area…
Descriptors: American Indians, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Discrimination, Ethnic Groups
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1991
Senator Edward M. Kennedy, chairman of the committee, opened the hearing by commending President Bush and U.S. Department of Education Secretary Lamar Alexander for putting forward an education reform plan. Kennedy then stated his reservations: the plan does not devote enough attention to school readiness; the administration emphasizes choice as a…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Committees, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
Advances in Education Research, 1997
"Advances in Education Research" reprints previously published journal articles reporting on research supported in whole or in part by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI). The articles are selected from peer-reviewed/referred journals; the journals used are described briefy at the end of the volume. The articles in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Government Role, Higher Education
Abood, Nancy V.; And Others – 1990
A narrative account of the achievements of the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) during the 1989-90 academic year is presented in this annual report, along with historical and current data on enrollments, programs, staff, and finances. Following an essay by the college president, Edward J. Liston, on the highlights of the past year, a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, College Graduates, College Programs, Community Colleges
Ilgen, Daniel R., Ed.; Pulakos, Elaine D., Ed. – 1999
This volume provides a discussion of the relationship between the changing nature of work and the understanding, measurement, and influence of human performance. Chapter 1, Employee Performance in Today's Organizations (Daniel R. Ilgen, Elaine D. Pulakos), introduces seven key changes in the nature of work--changes in technology, job design, type…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change, Employee Attitudes, Job Development