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The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is an internet-based digital library of education research and information sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) of the U.S. Department of Education. ERIC provides access to bibliographic records of journal and non-journal literature from 1966 to the present. ERIC also contains a growing collection of materials in Adobe PDF format. ERIC's mission is to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-use, searchable Internet-based bibliographic ...



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The proceedings of the first International Conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAEE), which was also the 13th annual conference of the National Association of Environmental Education as the NAEE was formerly known, provides as complete a record as possible of the conference activities. Papers and reports are listed alphabetically by presenters in 10 general sections. Keynote speeches are given full length while abstracts of 1500 words or less are given for...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conferences, Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations,...
The statement presented by Jean Chretien, Minister of Indian Affairs of Canada, to the Twenty-eighth Parliament declares that government policies must lead to full, free, and nondiscriminatory participation of the Indians in Canadian society. It is noted that, in the past, Indians in isolated communities and in the cities have suffered from poverty. As reported, the discrimination which affects the Indians is compounded with a legal status which sets them apart from the main society; therefore,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Administration, American Indians, Community Role, Culture, Demography, Economically...
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The Indian Chiefs of Alberta prepared this document in response to the Canadian government's "White Paper on Indians." Basically the White Paper was an attempt to transfer ownership of the land to individual Indians and the management of Indian Affairs from the federal to the provincial governments. In the present paper, the Indian Chiefs of Alberta, representing the Treaty Indians, set forth their case for the treaty rights granted them and ask that the federal government continue to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acculturation, American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Cultural Awareness,...
The purpose of this handbook is to provide information on the fundamental requirements, as set down in the Federal law and policy, that are necessary in planning Title I, Elementary Secondary Education Act proposals. Also, this handbook is meant to clarify Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and its amendments. It provides a further elaboration of Health Education Welfare Department Program Guides 44 and 45A for Title I. The handbook is organized to reflect in sequence...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Compensatory Education, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Program...
This report lists in tabular form the typical tuition and required fees and room and board charges for academic year 1991-92 at nearly 4,900 4-year, 2-year, and public less-than-2-year postsecondary institutions (collegiate and non-collegiate) in the United States and its outlying areas. Separate figures are given for tuition and fee charges to in-state and out-of-state students at the undergraduate and graduate levels, along with the costs for room and board, and the number of meals per week...
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MARANAO, OF THE MALAYO-POLYNESIAN LANGUAGE GROUP, IS ONE OF THE EIGHT MAJOR LANGUAGES IN THE PHILIPPINES AND IS SPOKEN BY 400,000 MOSLEMS ON THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO. THIS DICTIONARY, BASED PRIMARILY ON THE SPOKEN FORM OF THE LANGUAGE, CONTAINS 18,000 MARANAO ENTRIES IN PART I AND THEIR ALPHABETIZED ENGLISH GLOSSES CROSS-REFERENCED IN PART II. THE INTRODUCTION INCLUDES A SKETCH OF MARANAO GRAMMAR TO AID THE READER IN IDENTIFYING BASE FORMS (USED FOR THE ENTRIES) AND A RATHER EXTENSIVE...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Botany, Computer Programs, Cultural Context, Dictionaries, Grammar, Lexicography,...
This collection presents papers pertaining to the wide area of educational multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications. The conference serves as a forum for the dissemination of information on the research, development, and applications in all areas of multimedia/hypermedia and telecommunications in education across all disciplines and levels. The papers cover a range of topics, including: instructional design; distance education; authoring; media in education; interactive learning...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Authoring Aids (Programming), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in...
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A Tagalog reader designed for adult students beyond the intermediate level contains 30 lessons in agriculture, art, economics, education, history, language, literature, medicine, music, political science, religion, and sociology. Each unit contains four sections: (1) a reading passage with numbered paragraphs and underlined vocabulary words, for later reference; (2) two word lists containing general and specialized or technical vocabulary, defined as used in the text, with parts of speech,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Advanced Courses, Creative Writing, Cultural Education, Foreign...
This quarterly annotated bibliography lists periodicals, scholarly journals, and institutions that may be of interest to modern language teachers, and provides bibliographic information for modern language reference, research, and teaching materials. In each issue, an introductory section provides background information on sources and details the bibliography's structure. Major sections include listings of articles and instructional materials, alphabetically by author, followed by separate...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Foreign Countries, Information Sources, Instructional...
The four issues of the 1998 bibliography, published in German, contain annotated listings of materials of interest to modern foreign language teachers. Introductory sections give instructions in the design and use of the bibliography, and a list of relevant periodicals, publishers, and institutions is provided. Subsequent sections include: annotated citations of research reports, articles, and books, with subject and author indexes; annotated citations of instructional materials, with subject...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Language...
Daily news reports portray Latinos--especially immigrant families--as suffering from a variety of problems. Latino men increasingly fill the prisons. Teenagers dropping from high schools. Young children entering kindergarten already behind. But newborns of Latino immigrants are remarkably healthy, and children display robust levels of social development in their early years, often achieving high grades in school--despite growing-up in poor communities. Most Latino children are raised in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Immigrants, Hispanic Americans, Social Development, Scaffolding...
Beginning Pashto is part of a set of materials for teaching oral and written Afghan Pashto. The Pashto writing system is taught in the first unit of the book and is used in the presentation of the material from then on. In the first three units, material is provided also in a romanized transcription. After that, the transcription of a word or phrase is given only when the word or phrase is introduced, or when pronunciation is the focus. Dialogues and readings on various topics (e.g. food,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Pashto,...
This text is designed to enable a student who knows English to gain reading proficiency in Albanian. Part One, which is presented here, includes the first 30 of the 100 units in the complete course. The units include texts from various periods of Albanian writing and include a variety of contents and styles: folklore, biography, news articles, literary works, art, history, archeology, humor, and allegory. Each unit has been provided with glosses for the lexical items that appear in the reader...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Albanian, Grammar, Independent Study, Postsecondary Education, Reading Instruction,...
This index to journals in communication studies published through 1979 is divided into three sections. The first section lists the major articles appearing in 14 journals: (1) "The Quarterly Journal of Speech," (2) "Communication Monographs," (3) "Communication Education," (4) "Southern Speech Communication Journal," (5) "Western Journal of Speech Communication," (6) "Central States Speech Journal," (7) "Communication...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Communication Research, Communication (Thought Transfer), Debate, Indexes, Mass...
This revised English curriculum guide contains descriptions of the numerous courses offered in eight South Bend high schools. A separate set of electives is presented for students in the 9th grade, and a nongraded phase program is presented for students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grades. Course descriptions, course objectives, course content, instructional materials, and class activities are suggested for each course. All courses are presented on a 9 or 18 week elective basis. The educational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development,...
The four 1994 issues of this serialized bibliography on modern second language teaching are included. Each contains citations of recently-published literature on a variety of aspects of language teaching. An introductory section describes the contents and format and lists the periodicals, publishers, and organizations that are the citations' sources. The main sections of the bibliography include: an alphabetical listing of resource materials and instructional materials, listed separately;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Language...
This instructor's edition of a vocabulary textbook for college students, who read at the fifth to eighth grade level, features 25 chapters and teaches 250 basic words. The first and third chapters in each unit contain word-part practices. The second and fourth chapters in each unit contain synonym-antonym practices. The book's last chapter in each unit contains an analogy practice, review, and test. Also included is an answer key, a section on dictionary use, and a word list. The student...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Critical Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education,...
Designed to help teachers, librarians, and parents introduce books of exceptional literary and artistic merit, accuracy, and appeal to preschool through sixth grade children, this annotated bibliography presents nearly 1,800 annotations of approximately 2,000 books (2 or more books in a series appear in a single review) published between 1988 and 1992. Annotations are grouped under 13 headings: Biography; Books for Young Children; Celebrations; Classics; Contemporary Realistic Fiction; Fantasy;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Fantasy,...
This paper argues that the ancient people of Kemet (Egypt), "the black land," built and operated the first major libraries and institutions of higher education in the world. Topics of discussion include the Ancient Egyptians as an African people; a chronology of Ancient Kemet; literature in Kemet; a history of Egyptian Librarianship; the temple-library-university; the Kemetic library as the prototype for all libraries; the first librarians and library directors; library architecture;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Literature, Classification, Development, Dewey Decimal Classification,...
This 14th annual ED-MEDIA conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education. ED-MEDIA, the premiere international conference in the field, spans all disciplines and levels of education and attracts more than 1,000 attendees from over 50 countries. This document contains papers from attendees representing researchers...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Programs,...
The four 1993 issues of this serialized bibliography, entirely in German except for titles in other languages, contain citations of journal articles, essays, studies, and instructional materials on aspects of modern language teaching. In each issue, an introductory section describes the bibliography's organization and lists related periodicals and organizations (the latter with addresses). Subsequent sections contain listings, alphabetically by author, of resource literature and instructional...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Foreign Countries, Information Sources, Instructional...
These four issues of the bibliography, entirely in German, contain 860 citations of journal articles, books, monographs, and reports of research on all aspects of second language teaching and learning. Many of the works cited are in English, French, and Spanish. An introductory section describes the citation format and contains lists of journals, publishers, institutions, and organizations commonly cited as sources. An alphabetical listing of works, by author, follows. Each listing contains...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Information...
This module is the second in a series of 12 learning modules designed to teach occupational mathematics. Blocks of informative material and rules are followed by examples and practice problems. The solutions to the practice problems are found at the end of the module. Specific topics covered include rounding off, precision of measurement, and the concept of least precise measurement. (YLB)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Arithmetic, Community Colleges, Decimal Fractions, Individualized Instruction,...
This document is intended as a data file user's manual for the dataset resulting from the High School and Beyond Postsecondary Education Transcript Study. The purpose of this study, conducted during 1984-85, was to provide reliable and objective information about the types and patterns of postsecondary courses taken by all members of the High School and Beyond (HS&B) 1980 senior cohort. Transcripts were requested from each school reported by sample members in their responses to the first...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, Course Selection (Students), Data Collection, Data Processing,...
The codebook for the Postsecondary Education Transcript File of the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 (NLS-72), which is a machine-readable data file containing information on transcripts from NLS-72 senior cohort members who reported attending a postsecondary institution after high school, is presented. Records were obtained from all types of educational institutions and programs. A total of 19,033 transcripts reflecting the educational activities of 14,759 sample...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, College Credits, College Students, Courses, Databases, Degrees...
The document contains 75 representative addresses from the American Industrial Arts Association's 36th annual conference. The number of addresses by each group are: three general sessions addresses; six by the American Council of Elementary School Industrial Arts; one by the American Council of Industrial Arts Supervisors; fifteen by the American Council of Industrial Arts Teacher Educators; and four by the American Industrial Arts College Student Association. These concerned issues pertaining...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Education, College Curriculum, Communications, Conference Reports, Curriculum,...
A comprehensive listing of food service equipment including--(1) companies authorized to use the National Sanitation Foundation seal of approval, and (2) equipment listed as meeting NSF standards including soda fountains, spray-type dishwashers, dishwashing equipment, cooking equipment, commerical cooking and warming equipment, freezers, refrigerators, food preparation equipment, ice-making equipment, food vending machines, special equipment, cloth towel dispensers. A final section presents an...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Equipment, Equipment Standards, Food Service, Food Standards, Public Health,...
This proceedings contains papers from the 2002 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Papers are organized in the following sections: (1) Invited Papers and Invited Panels; (2) Concepts & Procedures; (3) Corporate & Distance Education; (4) Diversity/Equity; (5) Educational Computing Course; (6) Educational Leadership; (7) Electronic Portfolios; (8) Faculty Development; (9) Fine Arts; (10) Graduate and Inservice Education; (11) Instructional Design;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education,...
This set of instructional materials is designed to provide beginning and intermediate learners of Haitian Creole with a foundation in the phonology, grammar, and vocabulary of the language. It is intended for use by individuals wanting to communicate with monolingual Haitians. A revision of earlier materials, this set emphasizes authentic representation of Haitian language and culture, focuses on interpersonal communication needs, and uses an officialized spelling, which is explained in the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Communicative Competence (Languages), Daily Living Skills, Dialogs...
This document consists of all 25 issues of Volume 12 of "The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education," a biweekly journal that addresses issues in higher education for Hispanic Americans. Each issue contains several feature articles, a policy update column called "Outlook on Washington," a description of an exemplary program, and a sample student success story. Among topics addressed in feature articles in each issue are: (1) public education and Hispanic Americans; (2)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Aspiration, Academic Persistence, Access to Education, College Admission,...
This description of the research, the development of state laws, and the origins of practices attempting to restore safe schools suggests that there was a relationship among research, policy, and practice. The Congress of the United States enacted the Safe School Study Act in 1974 to ensure a safe environment for education. In response to this legislatuion the National Institute of Education (NIE) in 1978 designed a study to acquire information on the current status of safety in public schools....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Administrator Role, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal...
This eight-part book contains 69 articles which address topics related to helping students become effective thinkers. The articles are organized under these categories: (1) the need to teach students to think; (2) creating school conditions for thinking; (3) what is thinking? deciding on definitions; (4) a curriculum for thinking; (5) thinking pervades the curriculum; (6) teaching for thinking; (7) teaching strategies; and (8) assessing growth in thinking abilities. The book lists other...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Concept Formation, Creative Thinking, Critical...
Discipline-based art education (DBAE) is an approach to art education that draws upon four art disciplines: art production, art history, art criticism, and aesthetics. This handbook is designed to help art specialists and supervisors, classroom teachers, teacher educators, museum educators, and school administrators to understand and implement DBAE. The handbook is organized into nine sections, beginning with an introduction. Section 2 offers a general definition and rationale for the inclusion...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Art Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Resources, Educational Theories,...
One of a series of three resource guides concerned with communication, control, and computer access for disabled and elderly individuals, the directory focuses on communication aids. The book's six chapters each cover products with the same primary function. Cross reference indexes allow access to listings of products by function, input/output features, and by computer model. Switches are listed separately by input/output features. Provided for each product is usually an illustration, the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accessibility (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Computers,...
This curriculum guide outlines the language arts skills, levels of instruction, and suggested classroom activities for instruction from kindergarten through grade six. The first section of the guide contains course content outlines for each grade level, listing learner objectives, the skills associated with these objectives, and the page numbers of related instructional activities that appear in the guide. The second section of the guide is a language arts skills continuum that notes the page...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Design, Educational...
The 1997 WebNet conference addressed research, new developments, and experiences related to the Internet and intranets. The 257 contributions of WebNet 97 contained in this proceedings comprise the full and short papers accepted for presentation at the conference. Included are positions papers by leading experts in the field; descriptions of ideas that are on the borderline between an idea, a prototype, and products; and reports on concrete applications of the World Wide Web, its impact on...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Interfaces, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer System Design,...
This set of five separately-published annual bibliographies present annotations of children's and youth literature chosen for literary and/or graphic qualities to be part of the Bologna Children's Book Fair. The 1994 bibliography contains over 200 titles in 28 languages from 40 countries; the 1995 issue contains over 170 titles in 25 languages from 38 countries; the 1996 issue contains nearly 250 titles in 27 languages from 43 counties; the 1997 issue contains 275 titles in 23 languages from 43...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary...
This document provides a computer-based concordance of the vocabulary used in Friedrich von Schiller's "Aesthetic and Philosophical Writings" as they appear in Volumes 20 and 21 of Schiller's "Werke," 1967 edition, edited by Benno von Wiese. The first section includes the entire text, each sentence numbered for research purposes. The second section presents a frequency list of words, symbols, and digraphs and trigraphs appearing in the text. The third section provides a...
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This document consists of the first 40 issues of a newsletter published "exclusively for members of the Council for Exceptional Children" (CEC). Issues typically include items such as: a message from the executive director, a legislative update, meeting announcements, suggestions to regular and student chapters of the organization, information about activities of each of the organization's 17 divisions, information from the Canadian branch of CEC, convention highlights, suggestions...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, National Organizations,...
This quarterly annotated bibliography lists periodicals, scholarly journals, and institutions that may be of interest to modern language teachers, and provides bibliographic information for modern language reference, research, and teaching materials. In each issue, an introductory section provides background information on sources and details the bibliography's structure. Major sections include listings of articles and instructional materials, alphabetically by author, followed by separate...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Information Sources, Instructional Materials, Modern...
Background reading resource materials and teaching units for elementary and secondary teachers interested in teaching about peace and justice are presented in this resource manual. The units are designed to help students learn that nonviolent conflict resolution is possible and that war is not inevitable; realize that sharing our resources, helping the poor, and living more sparingly and responsibly is a matter of justice and not charity; and appreciate the differences in cultures around the...
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This directory is the tenth edition published by the American Institute of Physics listing colleges and universities which offer degree programs in physics, astronomy and astrophysics, and the staff members who teach the courses. Institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico are indexed separately, both geographically and alphabetically. Also included is an alphabetical index of personnel. The document is available for sale by Department DAPD, the American Institute of Physics, 335 East...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Astronomy, College Faculty, College Science, Curriculum, Directories, Educational...
This document consists of all eight issues of the journal SKOLE published between 1988 and 1992. This journal contains original articles and reprints related to alternatives or innovations in education; critiques of other forms of education; theories of schooling, learning, and teaching; accounts of individual schools; and "how-to" articles. Major articles in these eight issues include: (1) "Traveling with Students" (Sandy Hurst); (2) "Children's Theater as...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Field Trips, Home...
Presentations at the June 9-10, 1976, meeting of the National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works (CONTU) concentrated on computer software protection. There were a panel discussion, a briefing from a General Services Administration spokesman, and a presentation by representatives of the educational community. The testimony and discussions covered definitions of computer software, copyrightability, advantages and disadvantages of copyrights, costs to users, present...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advisory Committees, Computer Programs, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal...
This conference report on the language laboratory in adult education contains summaries of papers on the following topics: (1) the state of laboratory use in West Germany, (2) modern teaching methods in certification courses for English teachers, (3) possibilities for laboratory use in university-level foreign-language instruction, (4) exercise forms designed for adult laboratory use, (5) humanizing work in the laboratory, (6) criteria for evaluation of laboratory programs, and (7) experiences...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiovisual Instruction, Conference Reports, English (Second Language), French,...
This book is a revised publication in the series on Aerospace Education II. It describes the employment of aerospace forces, their methods of operation, and some of the weapons and equipment used in combat and combat support activities. The first chapter describes some of the national objectives and policies served by the Air Force in peace and war. The second and third chapters examine the mission and structure of major Air Force operating commands. The fourth chapter describes the various...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Aerospace Education, Aerospace Technology, Agency Role, Aviation Technology,...
The document presents teaching methods, content, and learning activities for units in multicultural women's studies for secondary students. The major objective is to help students answer the question, "How much control can a person exercise over her/his own life?" Students learn about the ways women have lived their lives and perceived their choices, and relate this information to their own lives and choices. The document is presented in five chapters. Chapter I, an introduction to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Blacks, Chinese Americans, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Economic Status,...
This textbook of Nepali lessons is a revision of a text originally developed in 1965. Materials are divided into seven units and are organized to follow an audiolingual approach with pattern drills. The numeric system of Nepali is also outlined. A Nepali-English glossary is included, with both romanized and script versions of Nepali words, as well as an English-Nepali glossary and an English-Nepali technical glossary for surveyors. (CLK)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, English, Glossaries, Instructional Materials, Language...
The graduate of the Locksmith apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) apply the principles of Locksmithing; (2) handle orders of locks, safes and allied equipment; (3) operate and service the tools and machinery as used in the Locksmith trade; (4) perform the installation of locks and allied equipment; (5) identify the operation of locks and safes; (6) identify and apply the principles of locking devices; (7) identify and apply the principles of safes and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, Structural Elements (Construction), Building Trades,...
A statistical picture is provided of economic developments in each of 417 manufacturing industries during the years 1958-66. The document consists of: (1) an introduction which describes the source and organization of the data and explains the terminology used, (2) industry descriptions which define each of the industries included, (3) industry profiles and supplementary data for 1963 (Tables 1 and 2), and (4) standard industrial classification rankings of four-digit industries by size and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Classification, Comparative Analysis, Economic Progress, Employment Level, Growth...
This report describes the technologies of programmable automation (PA) in manufacturing, their uses, and future capabilities. Following the summary and introduction, the prospects for PA are examined from several perspectives. Chapter 3 defines PA technologies, describes their developmental trends, and evaluates the potential for the integration of PA equipment into highly-automated systems. Chapter 4 examines the prospects for employment change, including the ways in which PA may influence job...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Automation, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Educational Needs, Employment...
These proceedings contain the papers and posters of the International Conferences on Internet Technologies & Society (ITS 2016), Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2016) and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE 2016), which have been organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and co-organised by the RMIT University, in Melbourne, Australia, December 6-8, 2016. The Internet Technologies & Society conference aims to address the main...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology,...
This curriculum guide is the second (Series II) in a six-volume set that comprises the Sea Week Curriculum Series developed in Alaska. This second book in the series lends itself to the first-grade level but can be adapted to preschool, secondary, and adult education. Nine units contain 30 activities with worksheets that cover the following topics: (1) introduction to marine invertebrates; (2) marine invertebrate species; (3) beach field studies; (4) freshwater invertebrates; (5) fish; (6)...
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This audiolingual course in Indonesian consists of 102 lesson units; Volumes I-XI. (Volume I is in two separately bound sections.) The lessons are designed to train beginning students to Level 3 proficiency in comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing Indonesian. (This scale rates native speakers on Level 5.) Units consist of perception drills with cartoon guides, dialogs with English translation, pattern drills, grammar and cultural notes, and vocabulary listings. Later units provide for...
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This program of instruction is designed to prepare Peace Corps volunteers to communicate in Tunisian Arabic. The book is divided into 30 units with every fifth unit a review. The basic format for each unit includes the following items: (1) introduction consisting of dialogs, texts, and/or pictures; (2) questions on the dialog or text; (3) notes on the dialog or text; (4) useful words and expressions; (5) lexical drills; (6) structural notes/structural drills; (7) communication activities; and...
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This collection of curriculum projects is the result of the participation of 15 teacher/authors in the 1998 Fulbright-Hays seminar in Morocco. Projects in the collection focus on various topics in Moroccan society. The following curriculum projects are outlined in the collection: "Studies in African Cultures: A Course Syllabus" (Dinker I. Patel); "Islam in Morocco" (L. Michael Lewis); "Notes on Seminar Presentations" (Mary Tyler); "The Lands of North Africa:...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Global Education, Higher...
Changing conditions and events in Thailand required that a third edition of this area handbook incorporating current data be published. It is a compilation of basic facts written with military and other personnel in mind. An analytical appraisal of social, economic, and political aspects is provided with emphasis on the interaction of these societal elements in an attempt to convey to the reader an understanding of people and country. A chapter describing the national defense and internal...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Asian History, Communism, Cultural Context, Demography, Developing...
The guide covers the following subjects: Mental health, drug and substance abuse, alcohol, smoking, disease prevention and control, nutrition, consumer health, environmental and community health, and safety and first aid. The contents are divided into 10 areas according to the subject matter listed above. The contents are further divided according to grade. The guide has a spiral-bound paper cover. The objectives is to present effective health education programs to help students make sound...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiovisual Aids, Curriculum Guides, Grade 11, Grade 8, Health Education
This document contains both a final report and a curriculum guide for the Homestudy Option, a program geared to the 1988 General Educational Development (GED) test. The final report describes two program objectives: (1) providing an adult basic education home study curriculum to rural adults to take the first steps toward educational independence; and (2) reaching many rural students who find educational programs inaccessible. The following project activities are discussed: (1) development of a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Curriculum Guides, Equivalency...
This sourcebook presents reading guides for 39 literary works frequently used by scondary school English teachers. The guides contain an overview of the work, a pool of instructional objectives for each work, a variety of activities, a series of discussion options, suggestions for evaluation, and annotated lists of related works. Included are: "Foreword" (T. C. Ley); "Overview of Critical Approaches" (A. Dunlop and D. Clark); "Conrad Aiken's 'Silent Snow, Secret...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Authors, Class Activities, English Curriculum, English Instruction, English...
This bibliography presents a retrospective index of 6,050 doctoral dissertations, accepted by Western European universities, on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian languages and literatures, part of a larger, world study of that field. The bibliography's scope is limited to doctoral dissertations on the Romance languages and dialects of Portugal, Spain, and Ibero-America and on the literatures written in these languages. Also included are dissertations on the relationships between these literatures and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, Language Research, Literature, Luso...
Nineteen scholarly papers and seventeen abstracts comprise the content of the fifteenth annual Brick and Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship. The 2015 paper and abstract titles include: (1) Did You See What I Did? Three Steps to Effective Marketing (Corie Dugas); (2) Sustaining Electronic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Library Instruction, Information Literacy,...
The purpose of the oversight hearing was to hear from administration and tribal witnesses on the implementation of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (Public Law 93-638), which was signed into law on January 4, 1975. The hearing focused on five concerns of the legislation: (1) the new draft regulations pending publication for comment which amend Bureau of Indian Affairs regulations implementing P.L. 93-638; (2) the method for determining the secretarial level of funding...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Education, American Indian Reservations, Community Development,...
This book consists of four sections: (1) "Supplemental Materials"; (2) "Supplemental Investigations"; (3) "Test Item Bank"; and (4) "Blackline Masters." The first section provides additional background material related to selected chapters and investigations in the student book. Included are a periodic table of the elements, genetics problems and solutions, and background information on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The second section...
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Designed for persons involved in teaching the deaf and hard of hearing, the booklet provides training in the fundamentals of speech reading, a bisensory (eye plus ear) approach to communication. Basic principles in teaching speech reading are defined, including the advantages of recognition of sounds as opposed to description, use of audible and inaudible stimuli, advantages of contextual exercises, benefits of group instruction, and teaching easier sounds first. Also provided are 20 voice...
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PRESENTED HERE WAS A GUIDE FOR TEACHER USE IN A SEVENTH-GRADE LITERATURE CURRICULUM. ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTIONS WHICH INCLUDED EASY, MEDIUM, AND DIFFICULT QUESTIONS AND ACTIVITIES WERE DISCUSSED. THE GUIDE CONTAINED A BIBLIOGRAPHY, A LIST OF RECORDINGS SUITABLE FOR PRESENTING UNITS COVERING ORIENTATION TO LITERATURE, TRADITIONAL BALLADS, AND LITERARY BALLADS, AND A BALLAD SUPPLEMENT. AN ACCOMPANYING STUDY GUIDE WAS ALSO PREPARED FOR STUDENT USE (ED 010 135). (WN)
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SELECTED READINGS AND SPEECHES ON THE CHANGING UNIVERSITY IN A CHANGING WORLD INCLUDE DISCUSSION OF MAJOR CHANGES IN SOCIETY AND THEIR EFFECTS UPONG THE VALUES, NEEDS, ROLES, AND LIVES OF ADULTS, SOCIETAL AND EDUCATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE MODERN UNIVERSITY TO ADULTS, TO THE NATION, AND THE WORLD, AND LEADERSHIP CONCEPTS, TASKS, AND ROLES REQUIRED IN PROGRAMING UNIVERSITY ADULT EDUCATION. FOUR VOLUMES. (EB)
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The 1985 volume of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) newsletter includes articles on the role of grammar in language teaching; teaching English in Spanish schools; software for English as a second language (ESL); ESL teacher employment overseas; reading in English for special purposes; ESL techniques for hearing-impaired students; internationalization and standardization of English; learner assessment through surveys; using a grid in beginning reading; language use...
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This book makes a case for the mother tongue as the medium of education for the first 12 years of the child's life. It describes Nigeria's 6-Year Primary Project, which taught experimental groups of students in their native Yoruba in varying degrees for their first 6 school years, beginning in 1970. The book shows how the mother-tongue education program was planned, organized, and implemented. Chapter 1 traces the historical background of mother-tongue education, describing educational policy...
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This report of a consensus conference on pediatric rheumatology deals with the complex nature of rheumatological conditions of children, which require diagnostic, therapeutic, and follow-up services for comprehensive care and demand the cooperation of medical, health, education, mental health, and social service professionals. Conference recommendations are presented in the areas of: networking; research; team care financing; community-based family-centered care; legislative advocacy; data...
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This teacher's guide and student workbook are part of a series of content-centered supplementary curriculum packages of alternative methods and activities designed to help secondary students who have disabilities and those with diverse learning needs succeed in regular education content courses. The content of Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (PASS) materials differs from standard textbooks and workbooks in several ways. Simplified text, smaller units of study, reduced vocabulary...
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This document consists of the 2000 edition of the "Education Policy Analysis Archives." The papers include: (1) "Teacher Quality and Student Achievement: A Review of State Policy Evidence" (Linda Darling-Hammond); (2) "America Y2K: The Obsolescence of Educational Reforms" (Sherman Dorn); (3) "Forces for Change in Mathematics Education: The Case of TIMSS" (Donald S. Macnab); (4) "The Influence of Scale on School Performance: A Multi-Level Extension of...
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Student absenteeism is a major concern for elementary and secondary school educators. This paper annotates 59 articles and reports dealing with the causes of, effects of, and solutions to student absenteeism. A brief glossary first defines l4 terms used in the literature. The author then surveys l4 publications on the causes of absenteeism, distinguishing student-level causes, such as personal characteristics or backgrounds, from school- and societal-level causes like school organization,...
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Testimony and prepared statements presented during three days of hearings in January and February, 1979, concern the problems of asbestos in school buildings. Medical research indicates that the inhalation of asbestos dust vastly increases a person's chances of contacting fatal diseases such as lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. Asbestos materials were heavily used in school construction between the years 1946 and 1972. Most of the regulations and safety procedures concerning asbestos...
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This document consists of the four issues of this periodic bibliography published during 1997. All items listed are related to second language instruction and include recently-published resource materials, instructional materials, and literature on instructional methods and techniques, including research. Each citation contains basic bibliographic material (author, title, source, publication data, language targeted, indexing terms, and a description of the content). Citations are entirely in...
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