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Reed, Marnie – Journal of Education, 2000
Investigated the nature and occurrence of hesitation phenomena in spontaneous speech among native and non-native English speakers, noting whether they posed perception problems for non-native speakers in normal spontaneous speech. Qualitative analysis revealed that they were ubiquitous in native and non-native speech production. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Chinese, College Students, English (Second Language), Higher Education
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Sperber, Robert I. – Journal of Education, 1998
Describes the collaboration between a university and a public school system to reform special education in the Brookline (Massachusetts) school system and the implementation of a new administrative structure, the appointment of a clinical coordinator, and the focus on differential diagnosis. (SLD)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Coordination, Educational Administration, Educational Change
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Feng, Yuan – Journal of Education, 1999
Examines the relationship between National College Entrance Examinations and political centralism in China's higher education, presenting a history of this system and describing its purposes, characteristics, influence on K-12 education, strengths and limitations, and future. Recognizes how this system serves the political needs of commoners and…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Youngman, Deborah J.; Ishengoma, Johnson M. – Journal of Education, 1999
Profiles the recent history of Tanzania's efforts to educate its people. After describing Tanzania's history and educational policies, the paper discusses school reform in its historical context and focuses on sharing the costs and benefits of education. Examines ideological intent, theoretical merits, and practical limitations of applied…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Finance
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Indrisano, Roselmina; Birmingham, Nancy; Garnick, Sheila; Maresco, Denise Keefe – Journal of Education, 1999
Describes a university-school system partnership to provide high quality education to all students. Examines collaborative efforts of university and school faculty that resulted in a co-teaching model to eliminate separation between classroom instruction and Title I services. Experiences of a classroom teacher and a Title I director are presented,…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education
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Lemberg, David; Stoltman, Joseph P. – Journal of Education, 1999
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide powerful technology for geography teachers. With this tool, students can engage in serious inquiry about issues of local and global significance using authentic data. Summarizes current research findings about GIS in schools, describing exemplary GIS projects. Realizing the potential of GIS in…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Robinson, William; Davis, James E. – Journal of Education, 1999
Technology has profoundly altered the economics profession. The use of statistical models and simulations has changed economics curricula and teaching methods in higher education, and these changes are moving into pre-college economics curricula. Recommends a different kind of economics instruction for pre-college economics teachers, including the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Economics Education, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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Scott, Barbara Ann – Journal of Education, 1992
Calls attention to the emphasis on the practical in the curricula of community colleges and its infusion into the liberal arts programs of many four-year schools. Even in the upper tiers of the academic system, the vocational vogue is encroaching on the traditional liberal education. (SLD)
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Students, Community Colleges, Course Selection (Students)
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Zorn, Jeff – Journal of Education, 1992
The writings of Martin Luther King Jr. deserve to be read in undergraduate humanities classes but not in the spirit advocated by former Secretary of Education William Bennett. It is argued that Bennett downplays the struggles against racial discrimination and chooses the most conservative King pieces for the literary canon. (SLD)
Descriptors: Authors, Black Leadership, Black Literature, Civil Rights
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Bensimon, Estela Mara – Journal of Education, 1992
Argues that maintaining a distinction between public and private spheres of behavior can obscure the inequities experienced by lesbian and gay persons in the public sphere of academia. How distorted logic supports the public/private dichotomy is demonstrated through interviews of a lesbian faculty member. (SLD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, College Faculty, Equal Protection, Females
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Olson, Gary A.; Ashton-Jones, Evelyn – Journal of Education, 1992
Cross-gender mentoring in the academic professions is explored, taking into account interactional gender politics and power relations as they are encoded in relationships in society at large. The presentation takes the form of a conversation between the authors to attempt to contextualize the theoretical and abstract within the personal and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Higher Education, Interpersonal Relationship, Life Events
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Harris, Joseph; And Others – Journal of Education, 1990
This series of roundtable papers explores the attempt of writing instructors to empower students by teaching them both to write within the discourse of the academic community and to write critically against it, resisting its accepted forms of thought and discourse. (CJS)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Critical Theory, Critical Thinking, Educational Sociology
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Jones, Libby Falk – Journal of Education, 1990
Presents the study of feminist utopian literature as a means to achieving three goals of feminist education: valuing self-disclosure and personal knowledge; encouraging innovative thinking transcending the traditional world view; and fostering critical awareness and community learning. Provides a selected bibliography of women's utopian fiction.…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development
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Buley-Meissner, Mary Louise – Journal of Education, 1990
Recent composition and literary theory suggests that the "I" of written discourse is illusory and does not represent an autonomous self. Argues for the development of a self-conscious voice in college writers that interprets in addition to merely recording events, a voice enabling students to enter into dialogue with teachers, texts, and…
Descriptors: College English, College Students, Critical Theory, Critical Thinking
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Fox, Tom – Journal of Education, 1990
Describes the deficit theories and skills approaches shaping how teachers, administrators, and students conceive of basic writers. Critiques research on cultural conflict in the classroom and the theory that students must be initiated into academic discourse. Explores John Ogbu's "oppositional culture" theory to better understand basic…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Basic Writing, Blacks, Compensatory Education
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