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Henderson, Harold H. – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 1976
This article, a revision of a paper presented at the West Virginia Statewide Bicentennial Conference last summer, discusses the problems of youth--in school and at work. These are of the first order in today's America. The author presents a kind of solution and pays his respects to the constraints. (Editor)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Research, Learning Activities, Problem Solving
Henderson, Joan; Friedland, Billie – 1996
Data from the West Virginia Department of Education reveals that from September 1991 to January 1992, school districts reported 18,915 out-of-school suspensions involving 12,997 students. In 1995, the West Virginia State Legislature enacted the Safe Schools Act, which specifically mandates suspension for no less than 12 consecutive months for…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems
Henderson, Denise L. – 1998
This paper examines how the process of soliciting evaluation feedback from nonresident students in the Army Management Staff College (Virginia) program on leadership and management for civilian employees of the Army has evolved since 1995. Course design is briefly described, including the use of video-teleconferences, chat rooms, an electronic…
Descriptors: Administration, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content, Course Evaluation
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Himel, Mabel T.; Hall, Mary Lee; Henderson, Virginia; Floyd, Ruth – Teaching and Change, 2000
Describes the first year of a Professional Development School initiative involving an urban university and local elementary school. The partnership began through the principal's efforts to provide professional development for her teachers and extra hands in the classroom. As interested people became involved, they conveyed the message of the power…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Faculty Development
Young, Virginia G., Ed. – 1995
This book defines the role and obligations of the library trustee in a wide range of situations and also discusses keys to successful communication between the trustee and library director, staff, and patron. Chapters are: (1) "The Trustee in Today's World" (F. William Summers); (2) "Duties and Responsibilities of Trustees"…
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Board Administrator Relationship
Henderson, Cheryl; Kyger, Maggie; Guarino-Murphey, Dana – 1998
Assistive technology is equipment that improves the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities. Using assistive technology, children discover they have control over their environment and develop a sense of competence and independence. As special education enrollments increase, more students are using assistive technology, but many…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Henderson, Tim M.; Fox-Grage, Wendy – 1997
This report identifies issues in state financing of programs to train nurse practitioners and physician assistants and presents findings of a national survey of 51 such training programs. An introductory chapter gives the main arguments for increased use of nonphysician providers of primary health care; this is followed by a chapter on barriers to…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Higher Education
Brockett, E. Anne; Gibbons, Virginia M. – 1993
Applying the philosophy that strategic partnerships are the most effective way to share knowledge, skills, and resources, emerging community corrections adult education programs and existing community adult education service providers have begun to forge critical linkages. In Texas, the law now requires assessment of the educational level of all…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Cooperative Programs
Manna, Anthony L., Ed.; Brodie, Carolyn S., Ed. – 1992
This volume contains keynote and workshop presentations from several Virginia Hamilton Conferences on multicultural literature for children and young people. The papers and speeches are as follows: (1) "A Toiler, A Teller" (Virginia Hamilton); (2) "The Next America" (Arnold Adoff); (3) "The Magic of Imagining: Transaction…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Literature, Black Youth, Books
Henderson, Edmund H.; Long, Barbara H. – 1970
The independent reading behavior of 150 achieving fifth graders was investigated. Attention was directed toward the quality and variety of choice as well as to the number of books read. These variables were intercorrelated with standardized achievement tests, IQ, and a number of noncognitive and demographic variables. Indices of quantity, variety,…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Grade 5, Independent Reading, Individual Reading
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. – 1970
This summer institute emphasizes the establishment of minimum measurable standards of attainment in agricultural engineering phases of teacher education in agriculture. Speeches presented are: (1) "Where We Are in Agricultural Mechanics Education," by Alfred H. Krebs, (2) "Research Offerings for More Effective Teaching in Agricultural Mechanics,"…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Conference Reports, Educational Objectives
Long, Barbara H.; Henderson, Edmund H. – 1970
The major interest of this study is the amount of time children spend reading. Data was gathered unobtrusively by having the 150 5th grade subjects keep time records of all their activities for a 2 week period. These were coded into 7 categories and scores were related to those derived from tests of ability, achievement, self-concept and reading…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Childhood Attitudes, Children, Elementary School Students
Long, Barbara H.; Henderson, Edmund H. – 1970
After six weeks of school, classroom teachers rated 95 Negro and 93 white first graders on 24 behavior scales. Mean total ratings did not differentiate the two groups, but variance was significantly higher for the whites. Total ratings predicted promotion for the Negroes, and for both groups were significantly (a) higher for the girls, (b)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior, Black Students
Ludlow, Barbara L.; Wienke, Wilfred D.; Henderson, Joan; Klein, Holly – 1998
As increasing numbers of students with disabilities are placed in regular classrooms, the shortage of rural special educators means that many rural classroom teachers are the primary providers of individualized programming to meet special needs. Since 1994, West Virginia University has been expanding its existing teacher education programs to…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Extension Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education
Cook, Paddy; Gartner, Constance Grant; Markl, Lise; Henderson, Randi; Brooks, Margaret K.; Wesson, Donald; Dogoloff, Mary Lou; Vitzthum, Virginia; Hayes, Elizabeth – 1997
The major goal of this TIP, on the best practice guidelines to improve the treatment of substance abuse, is to provide clinicians, educators, and paraprofessionals with the latest findings concerning domestic violence. The information is intended to educate providers about the needs and behaviors of batterers and survivors, and how to tailor…
Descriptors: Battered Women, Behavior Modification, Counseling, Counselor Training
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