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Alves, Mariana Gaio; Korhonen, Vesa – European Educational Research Journal, 2016
There is growing evidence that transitions from education to work (and from work to education) can take place several times and occur at different points in an individual's life cycle. This paper's overall intention is to contribute to a deeper understanding of higher education graduates' transitions between education and work shortly after…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies
Doucet, Fabienne – William T. Grant Foundation, 2019
The William T. Grant Foundation has sought to support new research on ways to promote the use and usefulness of research evidence to improve youth outcomes for over a decade. They have funded numerous studies aimed at identifying and testing strategies to improve the use of research evidence (URE) in policy and practice decisions that affect young…
Descriptors: Evidence, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Research Utilization
Oesterle, Susan, Ed.; Allan, Darien, Ed. – Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group, 2015
This submission contains the Proceedings of the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group (CMESG), held at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. The CMESG is a group of mathematicians and mathematics educators who meet annually to discuss mathematics education issues at all levels of learning. The aims of the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Time Management, Mathematics Instruction, Industry
National Science Teachers Association (NJ1), 2010
The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) strongly promotes the education of a citizenry that is scientifically and technologically literate as defined in the National Science Education Standards (NRC 1996). This requires that individuals not only know, understand, and value scientific and technological concepts, processes, and outcomes,…
Descriptors: Evidence, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Science Education
Lopez-Varela, Asuncion, Ed. – InTech, 2012
This is a unique and groundbreaking collection of questions and answers coming from higher education institutions on diverse fields and across a wide spectrum of countries and cultures. It creates routes for further innovation, collaboration amidst the Sciences (both Natural and Social), the Humanities, and the private and public sectors of…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Knowledge Management, Research Methodology, Higher Education
Parker, Laurence, Ed. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2007
Passed by the U.S. Congress in the spring of 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was one of the most significant and expansive education policy initiatives ever undertaken by the federal government. The main component of the act, Title I, allocated significant resources to…
Descriptors: Poverty, Elementary Education, Federal Legislation, Ideology
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC. – 1999
Since 1992, AACTE and the DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund have worked in partnership to advance the knowledge base of comprehensive teacher education. The AACTE/DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund's Comprehensive Teacher Education National Demonstration Project is grounded in the mutual belief that preparation of classroom teachers must…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Armstrong, Raymond; Drake, Thomas; Cunningham, Judith; Arevalo, Cheryl L. – 1996
This paper evaluates the mathematics program of the Des Moines (Iowa) Independent Community School district. The mathematics curricula in the Des Moines schools is in a state of transition to meet national standards in mathematics. The national standards are completely in agreement with the district's mission statement, which is to provide a…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives, Educational Policy
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). – 1970
This volume is the result of a study, initiated by United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), to report on the main trends of social sciences research, not on the results achieved. Part I contains an examination of the present state and perspectives for development of the disciplines of sociology (Lazarsfeld),…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematical Models, Research
Chenery, Mary Faeth, Ed. – 1988
These papers examine societal forces and demographic trends that will affect private camping in the next decade. Each paper begins with an executive summary. The body of each paper then documents the conclusions and speculates on the implications for camping. Reference lists also are provided. "American Values and Organized Camping" by F. M.…
Descriptors: Camping, Children, College Students, Educational Trends
Katzenmeyer, Conrad G., Ed.; Rivkin, Mary S., Ed. – 1978
Contained in this publication is the final report of a panel of experts, convened by the Assistant Director for Science Education of the National Science Foundation, interested in science education for early adolescence. The document also contains three appendices. Appendix A lists members of the panel and their professional affiliation. Appendix…
Descriptors: Achievement, Adolescents, Attitudes, Educational Research
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Parker, Laurence – Review of Research in Education, 2005
Passed by the U.S. Congress in the spring of 1965 as part of President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) was one of the most significant and expansive education policy initiatives ever undertaken by the federal government. The main component of the act, Title I, allocated significant resources to…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change, Public Education
Benischek, Donna; Vejr, Mary Jean; Wetzel, Susan – 2001
This report describes a program for advancing written expression skills in the primary grades. Extensive research over the past years has shown that an emphasis on mechanics and conventions inhibits the process of writing in primary students. The targeted population consisted of first and second grade students in a middle class community, located…
Descriptors: Action Research, Classroom Techniques, Instructional Effectiveness, Primary Education
Nemeth, Balazs, Ed.; Poggeler, Franz, Ed. – 2002
This book, which focuses on how personality, societal values and politics have influenced the mission of adult education, contains 34 papers originally presented at a 2000 conference on the history of adult education. Following a Foreword (Poggeler) and Preface (Nemeth) the papers are: "The Globalization of Adult Education and the One World…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Agricultural Education, Andragogy