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Miyamoto, Robin E. S.; Burke, Katherine; Fox, Kealoha – Educational Perspectives, 2019
Over the past forty years, considerable attention and funding has been spent to improve the health status of Kanaka ?Oiwi. While gains have been made, Kanaka 'Oiwi continue to experience an average life span ten years shorter than that of the general population (Wu et al. 2017). This is caused in part by non-communicable diseases such as diabetes,…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Labor Force Development, Indigenous Populations, Hawaiians
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Menton, Linda K. – Educational Perspectives, 2007
The Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) is a research unit of the College of Education at the University of Hawai'i. Part of its mission is to develop curriculum materials for students in grades K-12. The social studies section of CRDG has been developing curriculum materials on Asia since the early 1990s. As part of a project…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Area Studies, Curriculum Research, Instructional Materials
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Nishimoto, Warren – Educational Perspectives, 2007
Laurence J. Capellas, teacher, principal, and administrator in the Hawai'i Department of Education from 1935 to 1977. Laurence J. Capellas was born in 1913 in Hakalau to two Hawai'i island school-teachers. After attending Hakalau School, St. Mary's School in Hilo, and St. Louis College in Honolulu, he went on to the University of Hawai'i Teachers…
Descriptors: Schools of Education, Agriculture, Economic Opportunities, School Personnel
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Haleck, Peggy A. – Educational Perspectives, 2006
For the past thirty-one years, the University of Hawai'i (UH) has worked in collaboration with the American Samoa Department of Education (ASDOE) and the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) to upgrade the professional level of American Samoa's elementary teachers. During these early years of the partnership, several UH professors served as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Inservice Teacher Education
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Gurr, Donna – Educational Perspectives, 2006
In this article, the author proposes to describe some of the developments that have taken place in public education in American Samoa in the past few years. This has really been a period of rapid change and although many challenges remain, there has been considerable progress on several fronts. One of the fundamental organizational reforms that…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Leadership, Public Education, Organizational Change
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Gajdamaschko, Natalia – Educational Perspectives, 2006
Lev Vygotsky (1986-1934) was an educational theorist and psychologist of extraordinarily wide knowledge whose major writings deal with the entire learning-teaching-development experience. Despite a wide-ranging interest in Vygotskian theory, the issue of imagination remains outside of the main line of general inquiries into his work. Thus, there…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Imagination, Cognitive Development, Teaching Methods
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Amioka, Shiro – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Author described a joint project to be undertaken by the United States and Japan to promote international understanding. This understanding, through the development of improved methods and curriculum materials, will involve the elementary and secondary schools of both countries. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Cross Cultural Studies, Curriculum Development, Elementary Schools
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Mitchell, Donald D. – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Article described the efforts of the Kamehameha Schools to teach a program of Hawaiian subjects to help the young citizens of Hawaii in their quest for knowledge and skills in this culture. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Educational History, Educational Needs
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Ward, Jack H. – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Author intended that academicians and residents of Hawaii learn about the development, design, and possible future of the Hawaiian Studies Program in order that its effectiveness might be maximized. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Cultural Background, Curriculum Development, Guidelines
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Sisson, Lee Hansen; And Others – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Discussed an educational program designed to meet the needs of children with specific learning disabilities. (RK)
Descriptors: Charts, Community Involvement, Curriculum Development, Educational Opportunities
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Halberg, Herbert P. – Educational Perspectives, 1974
The main point of this discussion is that both vocational and liberal arts education ought to have the same fundamental curriculum referents. Curriculum developers in vocational education must have concerns about society, about individuals, and about knowledge (ideational and praxiological). (Author)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Theories, Liberal Arts, Perception
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Peterson, Barbara Bennett; Baker, John H. – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Article surveyed Hawaii's community colleges on Oahu, Maui, Kauai, and Hawaii in their efforts to develop imaginative workable curricula for the disadvantaged student. (RK)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Educationally Disadvantaged, Minority Groups
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Burton, Leon – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Discussed a large-scale curriculum development project in music; how it was innovative, why it was undertaken, and what the known deficiencies were in music programs that necessitated curriculum reform in music. (Author/RK)
Descriptors: Charts, Curriculum Development, Educational Innovation, Educational Objectives
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Rhodes, Lewis A. – Educational Perspectives, 1968
American Samoa provides our country's educators with the opportunity of observing an educational system that effectively employs many of the principles of comprehensive reassessment and change that are only being talked about in the United States. Of particular interest to the group of educators whose visit is described in this article were the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Developing Nations, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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Everly, Hubert V. – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Article discussed the responsibilities the College of Education in Hawaii toward its new and practicing teachers. (RK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Problems, Inservice Teacher Education, School Responsibility
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