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Terrill, Robert E. – Executive Educator, 1983
Working with teachers, parents, and the school board, the East Hampton (Connecticut) Public Schools developed a program that improved students' paragraph writing within one year. The program involved setting objectives on paragraph construction and use of supporting information, giving teachers inservice training, specifying students' problems,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Paragraph Composition, Paragraphs
Terrill, Marilyn J. – 1972
The design of this study closely follows one by Broverman in order to test the applicability of results to graduate students in counseling and counselor education programs. Subjects were administered the Sex-Role Questionnaire; masculinity, femininity, and adult agreement and health scores were computed and compared by t-tests. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Counselor Attitudes, Counselor Educators, Counselor Training, Graduate Students
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Terrill, Jerry L. – NASSP Bulletin, 1987
Outlines the effective counseling programs developed by the Jefferson County Schools (Colorado) that meet the needs of students and adults through a focus on the positive. (MD)
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Services, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
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Holland, Terrill R. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1978
Drug abuse scores from prisoners resulted in two factors describing lifetime use of cannabis versus opiates. Analysis of Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI) profiles versus drug abuse patterns indicated moderate, unidimensional relationship between variables. MMPI profiles of opiate users were similar to those identified in research…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Rating Scales, Correlation, Drug Abuse
Schaetzel, Kirsten; Young, Sarah – Center for Adult English Language Acquisition, 2010
Adult English language learners comprise a substantial proportion of the adult education population in the United States. In program year 2006-2007, 46% of participants enrolled in state-administered adult education programs were in English as a second language (ESL) classes. This percentage does not include English language learners enrolled in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, English Language Learners, Adult Learning
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Holland, Terrill R.; Holt, Norman – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1978
Presentence evaluations conducted by psychologists and psychiatrists (clinicians) and correctional counselors (caseworkers) were subjected to multiple regression analyses in order to specify the relative contribution of inmate characteristics (offense severity and recidivism probability) and decision-maker response biases to sentencing…
Descriptors: Bias, Caseworkers, Clinical Psychology, Correctional Institutions
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Saxon, Terrill F.; And Others – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 1997
Examined interactional and attentional relationships in 65 mother-infant dyads (infants at ages 6 and 8 months), focusing on attention following (AF), attention switching (AS), and joint attention. Found that AF and AS were unrelated at 6 months but inversely related at 8 months. AF and AS were unrelated to joint attention. (MDM)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attention, Eye Fixations, Infants
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Terrill, Anne F.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1973
The concept of mastery is examined and its application to an Educational Psychology course at the University of Pittsburgh is carefully detailed. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Evaluation, Grading, Graduate Students
Terrill, Jerry L.; Connell, Karen – 1996
During the 1995-96 school year, the Colorado Department of Education supported Comprehensive Health Education Programs as authorized by the Comprehensive Health Education Act of 1990. This report summarizes the projects funded under that grant along with additional observations and recommendations regarding the operation of such grants. Grant…
Descriptors: Child Health, Comprehensive School Health Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Mast, Terrill A.; And Others – 1981
The way that medical students used objectives throughout the curriculum and factors that influenced their level of use was studied at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, a three-year medical school with an entirely objectives-based curriculum. A questionnaire mailed to 75 students yielded a 75 percent return. The predominant modes for…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Clinical Experience, Competency Based Education, Educational Objectives
Mast, Terrill A.; And Others – 1980
Two related studies were undertaken at Southern Illinois University on how students in the School of Medicine use the instructional objectives faculty prepare for them. Students in the classes of 1978 and 1979 were surveyed in their final month of training. The second survey was modified, based on responses from the first. The five research…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Clinical Experience, Competency Based Education, Course Evaluation
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Holland, Terrill R.; McGarvey, Bill – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1984
Subjected sequences of violent and nonviolent offenses to log-linear analyses of the stabilities and magnitudes of their transition probabilities. Results were seen to support previous research in which nonviolent criminality emerged as more fundamental than violence in potential for pattern development. (LLL)
Descriptors: Crime, Criminals, Discriminant Analysis, Males
Mast, Terrill A.; And Others – 1974
Forty-four education and 44 dental students were administered a 30-item syllogism test containing five syllogic forms six times repeated in three different content forms--technical dental terms, common dental terms, and content-free (letters). Data were analyzed using a two-factor with repeated measures on one factor design. It was found that…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Comprehension, Dentistry, Education
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And Others; Mast, Terrill A. – Journal of Medical Education, 1980
A study that investigated the long-term use of instructional objectives by medical students taking basic science and clinical courses is reported. Focus is on the extent and manner in which the objectives were used and factors that influenced their use. Students reported heavier usage earlier in the curriculum. (Author/JMD)
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Medical Education
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Holland, Terrill R.; And Others – Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1976
The MMPI profiles of 359 correctional officer applicants were cluster analyzed, which resulted in the identification of five relatively homogeneous subgroups. The implications of the findings for occupationally adaptive and maladaptive correctional officer behavior were discussed. (Editor)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Correctional Institutions, Personality Assessment, Personnel Evaluation
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