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Alschuler, Alfred S., Ed.; And Others – 1980
This booklet presents articles that deal with identifying signs of stress and methods of reducing work-related stressors. An introductory article gives a summary of the causes, consequences, and cures of teacher stress and burnout. In articles on recognizing signs of stress, "Type A" and "Type B" personalities are examined, with implications for…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems
Barko, Naomi – Innovation Abstracts, 1983
Researchers are finding that high demands plus low control over how the job is done make a job stressful. According to Professor Robert Karasek of Columbia University, the statistics on heart disease and high blood pressure prove that nonprofessional workers such as typists are under more stress than professional workers such as teachers. Dr.…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Clerical Occupations, Emotional Problems, Females
Wang, Margaret C., Ed. – CEIC Review, 1996
This special serial issue is based on the proceedings of an invitational conference on "Next Steps in Inner-City Education" held in Racine (Wisconsin) in October 1995. The three articles in this publication attempt to offer effective and practical recommendations for educational practitioners and policy makers who seek to transform the country's…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Policy
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McKernan, Jim, Ed. – Irish Educational Studies, 1988
A total of 25 papers are included in the two issues of this series (12 in issue number 1; 13 in issue number 2), as follows: (1) "Recent Trends in Teacher Education in England" (V. McClelland); (2) "American Educational Reform: Is the Cure Worse Than the Disease" (R. Barger); (3) "Professional Attitudes" (G. Gaden);…
Descriptors: Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Andreasen, Sara A., Ed.; Froyen, Gary, Ed.; McCullagh, Cheryl, Ed.; Harrington, Danette, Ed. – Iowa Journal of School Social Work, 1995
This annual serial publication of the Iowa School Social Workers' Association is dedicated to extending knowledge and improving practice of social work in educational settings. Volume six contains the following articles: (1) "A Self-Report Questionnaire For Group Work: Monitoring the Outcome of Group Work Intervention with Special Education…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Pupil Personnel Services, School Counseling, School Counselors
Burnett, Gary – IUME Briefs, 1996
As part of its work for the Citizens' Commission on Planning for Enrollment Growth, the Institute for Urban and Minority Education (IUME) conducted research to assess the impact of overcrowding on the students of New York City schools. All five of the City's boroughs have experienced recent enrollment growth that has been closely linked to…
Descriptors: Class Size, Crowding, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education
News Digest, 1985
Three newsletters focus on disability issues. The first provides an overview of the nature of learning disabilities (LD) and intervention approaches for the condition. Research on effective educational methods for use with LD students is reviewed for such topic areas as the transition from school to work and independent living. Suggestions for…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Preparation, Coping, Disabilities
Wivagg, Daniel E.; Moore, Randy – Curriculum Report, 1987
This newsletter reports on the status of biology education in the United States. It states that biology has entered its "golden age" because of the emergence of biotechnology, ecology, agricultural productivity, and human biology as major societal issues. This report discusses the status of the informal national curriculum of biology, involving…
Descriptors: Biology, Bulletins, Educational Trends, National Programs
Smith, Jean Burr, Ed. – Communitas: Journal of Connecticut Community Colleges, 1982
This issue of "Communitas" contains 12 articles by Connecticut community college professional staff. In "On the Higher Illiteracy in America," Grant Roti analyzes the grammatical and punctuation errors in a standard scholarly work. Edward Bollenbach's "Teaching Stress Management in the Community College Environment"…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Community Colleges, Faculty Development, Honor Societies
Sheffer, Susannah, Ed. – Growing Without Schooling, 1996
These five issues provide news and support to parents who home school their children. Each issue contains news items and a substantial resource section which provides book evaluations, directory additions, resource lists, resource persons in the fields of law, psychology, and school districts, pen-pals, and advertisements. The February/March 1996…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Methods, Home Schooling, Learning Strategies
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Tisher, Richard P., Ed. – Research in Science Education, 1985
This publication contains 24 studies which focus on: the fostering of inquiry in secondary school science laboratories; realistic expectations for traditional laboratory work; a content-based, college-level science course for all students; understanding learning at the classroom level; transitions and student task involvement; a project to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Concept Formation, Concept Mapping, Curriculum Development
Bolding, James T.; Van Patten, James J. – Administrator's Update, 1982
Four areas of college management responsibility are reviewed: the mission of the organization; administrator/faculty relationship; individual stress; and measuring organizational health. According to Argyris (1980) an organization updates its goals (1) as a consequence of detecting and solving routine problems, and (2) through periodical…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, College Role, Conflict Resolution, Faculty College Relationship
Elliott, Alison, Ed. – Every Child, 2000
This document is comprised of the four 2000 issues of a periodical published by the Australian Early Childhood Association focusing on the needs of children from birth to 8 years and on issues related to child care and early childhood education in Australia. Each issue features articles focusing on a particular theme along with editorials and…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, At Risk Persons, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Brain