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Apffel, James – Educational Perspectives, 1974
Discussed Hawaii's efforts to provide for handicapped students through stimulation by the President's Committee on Mental Retardation. (RK)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Educational Trends, Handicapped Children
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Early, Margaret J. – Educational Perspectives, 1978
Discusses the level of reading achievement in our schools and the report of the advisory board commissioned by the College Entrance Examination Board to study the steady decline of SAT scores from 1963 through 1977. Evaluates the role of the teacher in the development of critical reading and examines six aspects of the process of comprehension.…
Descriptors: Aptitude Tests, Educational Trends, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension
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Martinez, Rodolfo; Youssef, Anga A. – Educational Perspectives, 1983
Describes field experience, integrative, collaborative, systems approach, and institute bilingual teacher training models. Also provides a description and evaluation of a teacher training model at Wayne State University. The study shows that "facility stretching" will strengthen teacher training programs and train teachers who have a greater…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Educational Research, Educational Trends
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Freundlich, August L. – Educational Perspectives, 1984
Providing a rationale for continued research into the importance of art and creativity, the author decries the lack of national encouragement for the arts and urges identification and support for young artists. Indicates that continued research may lead to more positive attitudes toward art, artists, and art education in schools. (JN)
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Attitude Change, Creativity Research
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Kaminsky, James S. – Educational Perspectives, 1982
Briefly traces the development of the Australian educational system, focusing on the diffuse and pervasive influence of the United States on the system. Specific effects at the levels of ideology and structure are noted. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Casambre, Napoleon J. – Educational Perspectives, 1982
Provides a brief history of the American educational system in the Philippines and discussions of the impact of American education in that country during its colonial period and in the years following World War II. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Nishi, Toshio – Educational Perspectives, 1982
Discusses various factors in the relationship between postwar Japan and the United States which may have influenced Japan's phenomenal rise in the world economy. The role of General Douglas MacArthur is considered. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Influences
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Kunstadter, Peter – Educational Perspectives, 1982
Discusses the early history of United States-Thailand contacts, American educational impacts in Thailand after World War II and Thai students in the United States. Also discusses direct United States education efforts in Thailand related to teaching, institution building, and in scholarly research by Americans in that country. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Kim, Hyung-chan – Educational Perspectives, 1982
Discusses American influences on Korean education, considering the influence of American Protestant missionaries (1886-1945), relationship between American military government and Korean education, and educational cooperation between Korea and America since 1948. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Educational Development, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Markusen, Eric – Educational Perspectives, 1982
Discusses the role of education in preventing nuclear war. Includes information on projects and organizations involved in educating children and youth about nuclear war and profiles of organizations that have been promoting nuclear war education at colleges and universities. (JN)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Educational Strategies, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Pottenger, Francis M. – Educational Perspectives, 1982
Issues related to problems in developing and disseminating science curricula are discussed, focusing on experiences in the Pacific region. These include frequent curriculum changes, lack of articulation among disciplines, and curriculum change without adequate pre-/in-service teacher education. Recommendations to improve the situation are also…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Curriculum Development, Educational Trends, Elementary School Science
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Stueber, Ralph K. – Educational Perspectives, 1981
Traces the history of 20th-century educational reform in Hawaii focusing on, among others, how forces of industrialism (particularly corporate development) and Americanization influenced educational reform during the Island's territorial period (1900-1959), impact of US Bureau of Education Survey, and aspects of the American Progressive Education…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Neubauer, Deane – Educational Perspectives, 2002
In one of the author's academic homes at the University of Hawai'i, the "Globalization Research Center", educators are trying to gain a better understanding of the ways in which new technologies and ways of organizing learning across the globe have been transformed in the last five to eight years and, more importantly, they are seeking…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Global Approach, Educational Technology, College Instruction
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Kobayashi, Victor – Educational Perspectives, 2002
Higher education is undergoing radical shifts that are part of the larger wave of changes taking place in the society. The transformation affects all sectors of higher education, especially distance learning and how it relates to the University's regular offerings. In this article, the author begins with clarifying the terms commonly associated…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Distance Education, Definitions, Models
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Southworth, John H.; Knezek, Gerald; Flanigan, John – Educational Perspectives, 2003
This article was composed collaboratively using Nicenet, a computer electronic bulletin board. The three co-authors collaboratively edited the file and exchanged drafts via e-mail while simultaneously gathering reflections from colleagues online. Their collaboration on authoring this article in some sense closes the circle of similar activities…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Distance Education, Discussion Groups, Online Courses
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