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Theberge, Mariette – McGill Journal of Education, 1998
Explores feelings and referents contained in cultural-identity definitions of student teachers at the University of Montreal. Reveals that developing a sense of belonging to a cultural identity requires that individuals experience opportunities to identify with the cultural group. Notes importance of this research for teacher education in…
Descriptors: Culture, Foreign Countries, Group Membership, Higher Education
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Babalola, Joel B.; Lungwangwa, Geoffrey; Adeyinka, Augustus A. – McGill Journal of Education, 1999
Investigates the effects of the Structural Adjustment Program (SAP) on the educational systems in Nigeria and Zambia. Reports that SAP impacted the public expenditure on education, the purchasing power of the incomes earned by both learning institutions and their staff, and on access, equity, and quality indicators in education at all levels. (CMK)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Educational Quality
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Mai, Uli; Burpee, Peter – McGill Journal of Education, 1996
Considers the difficulties experienced by the East German School system adjusting to a more progressive educational philosophy. Specifically, contrasts the traditional East German geography instruction (focused solely on physical geography) with the West German emphasis on social issues and problem solving. Many East German instructors distrust…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Decentralization, Democratic Values, Educational Change
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Cook, Sharon Anne; McClean, Brian – McGill Journal of Education, 1995
Describes a cooperative effort between a university school of education faculty and a local high school in Canada. The professor agreed to teach two units of a social studies class and share her impressions, thoughts, and suggestions with the teaching staff. Discusses her findings, interactions with the staff, and subsequent developments. (MJP)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students
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Gillett, Margaret – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
Hard, soft, or medium? The issue involved here is not, as you might have hoped, "How do you like your eggs?" but it has to do with the equipment, content, and form of education technology. Hardware is the name in the trade for the mechanical or electronic tools and equipment; software is the material or the programs that are fed into, or…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Communications, Educational Development, Educational Media
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Cartwright, Glenn F. – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
Educational technology is not new. Between the years 1809 and 1936 the United States Patent Office issued over six hundred patents for machines which could teach. It would appear that many people felt that machines could do much of the routine job of instruction and it was this feeling which contributed much to the development of a systematic…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Shore, Bruce M. – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
The purpose of this paper is to suggest some of the implications for teachers' roles that might result from the growth of computer technology in education. In the past, technological innovations in education have affected the roles of teachers as much as those of students. An important historical example is the invention of mechanical printing,…
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science, Educational Media
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Saettler, Paul – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
A general aim of this paper is to clarify the heritage of instructional technology and to put it in its proper context vis-à-vis the audiovisual movement. A specific aim is to show the relationship between diverse theories and the kinds of technologies of instruction which have evolved out of these conceptions. Finally, a redefinition of the…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Communications, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Vary, Jean-Marc – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
One evening not too long ago, a well-known American TV news analyst just back from his summer holiday travels was giving wry consolation to less fortunate stay-at-home viewers by sharing his opinions on a few of the risks today's vacationer might encounter upon venturing beyond his own computer-free back yard. To support some pithy comments on the…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Centers, Communications, Educational Media, Educational Technology
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Boyd, G. M. – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
It is often said that if educational technology is to be of real service it must be an integral part of the learning and research system which is a university, not merely an afterthought. In the case of the British Open University a successful attempt bas been made to design the institution using educational technology as a basic approach. It is…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Media, Educational Technology, External Degree Programs
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Pollard, Alwynn – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
Most young people feel at home working with media equipment and materials. And it's not surprising really - today's children were born into the midst of the technological age. T.V. receivers, complex kitchen apparatus, power tools, instamatic cameras and phonographs are all part of the average suburban home. Today many home environments include…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Communications, Educational Media, Educational Technology
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Weber, M. E.; Fuller, O. M. – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
The Personalized System of Instruction, devised by Keller and Sherman in the 1960's, is a course format that has been winning wide acceptance among university teachers in the past few years. In this article we indicate the main advantages that we see in the format, the modifications that we have made to adapt it to our needs, and some of the…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Engineering Education
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Brown, Danielle – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
In 1962, the first broadcasts of Quebec educational television and radio programs were made by Radio-Canada. Since then, the Quebec Department of Education has increased its involvement in the field of educational media. This brief report focuses on the main agency using mass media, films and other audio-visual means to produce educational…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Communications, Educational Media, Educational Radio
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Sheehan, Bernard S. – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
One of the most interesting aspects of the application of systems science to university administration is the use of simulation models in institutional research. This paper treats the benefits, implementation and prognosis of computer-assisted university administration with particular emphasis on university planning and cost simulation models. The…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Planning
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Ferrabee, Lydia – McGill Journal of Education, 1973
We are all designers. Designing is a part of life. It is the way we make and assemble the things we need for the way we like to live, or have to live. It is a way of organizing both the tangible and intangible structures of our lives, the structures which we form and which then in turn form us. In designing these structures we balance an inward…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Design Crafts, Design Preferences, Educational Media
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