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Lathrop, Thomas A. – 1982
Guidelines are offered for preparing and publishing textbook materials in Portuguese and other uncommonly taught languages. The available options for publishing Portuguese materials include two textbook publishers, three university presses, self-publication, and the Cabrilho Press, which produces language textbooks. Methods for submitting…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Marketing, Portuguese, Production Techniques
Butcher, Judith – 1975
This handbook is designed as a reference manual for copy editors who prepare typescript for printing. It deals with the following topics: the copy editor's function; the work to be done at each stage in the production process; some difficult points of spelling, capitalization, and other features collectively known as "house style"; the parts of a…
Descriptors: Editing, Guidelines, Guides, Language Styles
Remer, Rory; Sease, William – 1974
A measure of potential performance as a counselor is needed as an adjunct to the information presently employed in selection decisions. This article deals with one possible method of development of such a potential performance criterion and the steps taken, to date, in the attempt to validate it. It includes: the overall effectiveness of the…
Descriptors: Counseling Effectiveness, Counselor Performance, Decision Making, Interpersonal Competence
Grant, Barbara M. – 1972
This descriptive research study had as its major objective the development of a category system through which the teacher's physical motions in relation to his verbal actions could be analyzed with a high degree of reliability. The performances of five elementary teachers at the College Demonstration School were recorded on video tape. Narrative…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Data Analysis, Nonverbal Communication, Teacher Behavior
Eulert, Von E.; Cohn, Doris – National Braille Association Bulletin, 1984
Three articles about mathematics and science braille are provided for braille transcribers and teachers of the visually handicapped. The first article discusses common problems such as setting braille writers incorrectly, duplicating transcribed materials unnecessarily, and incorrectly transcribing from typescript. The second article provides a…
Descriptors: Braille, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Instructional Materials
Millett, Gregg B. – 1969
A study was designed to determine whether different training procedures could change specific behaviors of 39 intern teachers and their pupils in secondary school social studies classes. Interns were randomly assigned to four training groups each of which received typescripts from the 1953 McCarthy investigations which were to be used the next day…
Descriptors: Demonstrations (Educational), Educational Experiments, Lecture Method, Social Studies
Long, John V. – 1971
Persons quantifying classroom verbal interaction may obtain varying results as a consequence of using different media forms in their experiments. A study was done to see if the medium used in the codification process has an effect upon data obtained, and if so, what the nature of the effect is. Codification consists of the translation of observed…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Classroom Observation Techniques, Educational Research, Interaction Process Analysis
Martellock, Helen Anna – 1971
Six highly skilled middle school readers read aloud a story from a basal reader, then orally retold the story in their own words, wrote a version of the story, and finally read their own version aloud. Typescripts made from audio tape were compared with typescripts of the written compositions. The oral and written retellings were analyzed for…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Miscue Analysis, Oral Reading, Psycholinguistics
King, Martha L.; Rentel, Victor M. – 1981
Described in this report is a longitudinal study that examined the transition that children make from oral to written texts in respect to their use of cohesive devices and particular story structure elements in two modes of oral and one mode of written language. The first section provides an overview of the study and discusses literacy…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Coherence, Cohesion (Written Composition), Handwriting
International Extension Coll., Cambridge (England). – 1983
Approaches to the format, design, and layout of printed instructional materials for distance education are illustrated in 36 samples designed to accompany the manual, "Writing for Distance Education." Each sample is presented on a single page with a note pointing out its key features. Features illustrated include use of typescript layout, a comic…
Descriptors: Design Requirements, Distance Education, Instructional Materials, Layout (Publications)
Newton, Fred E. – 1970
This is the leader's guide and training materials for conducting workshops on an instructional system which utilizes the process of inquiry. The guide is designed for leaders of these workshops and lists the leader's activities. It is organized according to the 18 major workshop experiences, referred to as subset. Each subset guide is organized…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Instructional Materials, Leaders Guides, Learning
Charlesworth, Roberta A. – 1969
As an outgrowth of their study of language theory and practice, English and elementary school teachers involved in in-service linguistic workshops are analyzing the verbal usage of a number of Toronto students to identify the language attitudes and characteristics of K-13 students and to become aware of language learning possibilities at grade…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Elementary Education, English Curriculum, Language Learning Levels
Biesta, Gert J. J. – 1997
This paper recounts the influence of two of the great educational philosophers of this century, John Dewey and George Herbert Mead. Both men came to the University of Chicago from teaching at the University of Michigan. The men were life-long personal friends and professional colleagues. Although Mead published little during his life, his…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Educational Theories, Foundations of Education
Pepyne, Edward W. – 1973
This project attempts to develop, evaluate and implement methods and materials for the automated analysis of the stylistic characteristics of counselor verbal behavior and its effects on client verbal behavior within the counseling interview. To achieve this purpose, the project designed a system of computer programs, the DISCOURSE ANALYSIS…
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Science Research, Computer Programs, Counseling Effectiveness
Davenport, M. Ruth – 2002
This practical guide aims to present a miscue analysis workshop in a book, to offer a teacher-friendly account of the "whys and hows" of the topic. The guide demonstrates that the teacher can do miscue analysis every day with every student reading any book through the use of an "Over the Shoulder Procedure." Teachers will not only be able to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods
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