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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 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...
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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...
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THE MATERIALS FOR A BASIC COURSE IN SPOKEN BENGALI PRESENTED IN THIS BOOK WERE PREPARED BY REVISION OF AN EARLIER WORK DATED 1959. THE REVISION WAS BASED ON EXPERIENCE GAINED FROM 2 YEARS OF CLASSROOM WORK WITH THE INITIAL COURSE MATERIALS AND ON ADVICE AND COMMENTS RECEIVED FROM THOSE TO WHOM THE FIRST DRAFT WAS SENT FOR CRITICISM. THE AUTHORS OF THIS COURSE ACKNOWLEDGE THE BENEFITS THIS REVISION HAS GAINED FROM ANOTHER COURSE, "SPOKEN BENGALI," ALSO WRITTEN IN 1959, BY FERGUSON AND...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiotape Recordings, Bengali, Grammar, Language Aids, Language Instruction, Pattern...
This is the first national directory of public and nonpublic secondary schools which offered vocational curriculums during the 1971-72 school year. Information for the directory was compiled from data provided through cooperative arrangements with the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canal Zone, Guam, Puerto Rico, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and the Virgin Islands. Data were submitted for all schools with one or more vocational curriculums in Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Education, Curriculum, Directories, Private Schools, Public Schools, Secondary...
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 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 supplement to the Peace Corps Course in Tunisian Arabic is intended primarily for Peace Corps volunteers, but is also useful to other English speakers who wish to acquire systematically a knowledge of Tunisian Arabic. The dictionary consists of two parts. The lexicon, which begins with a chart of all the phonetic symbols used in the dictionary, explains the main points of Tunisian Arabic grammar. The main body of the work follows, with separate English-Tunisian Arabic and Tunisian...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Arabic, Dictionaries, English, Grammar, Language Instruction, Multilingual Materials,...
This book explores the career transition journey that a typical person undertakes when resolving difficulties with his or her worklife. It is written from the viewpoint of a counselor who has counseled more than 1,700 persons individually and more than 2,000 people in workshops, incorporating their experiences. The book is organized in three parts. Part 1 explores worklife events and career hazards, including the following: a day of work, the meaning of work, career journeys, expected and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Career Change, Career Development, Career Guidance, Career Planning,...
Opinions abound on what students should wear to class. Some see student dress as a safety issue; others see it as a student-rights issue. The issue of dress codes and uniform policies has been tackled in the classroom, the boardroom, and the courtroom. This Policy Report examines the whole fabric of the debate on dress codes and uniform policies through a collection of short reports; policy recommendations; and opinions by administrators, teachers, students, and civil libertarians. Topics of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Civil Liberties, Clothing, Dress Codes, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary...
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...
These 12 journal issues include articles on the following topics: cultural effects on learning and teaching English in Vietnam; a student guide to plagiarism; getting a master's degree in TEST at Temple University Japan; getting organized in Japan; conference reports; a discourse pattern for teaching the reminiscence story; student controlled learning; contagious storytelling; fairy tales and language learning; resources about storytelling; a study of attitudes and apathy in university students...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biculturalism, Bullying, Computer Assisted Instruction, Culturally Relevant...
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...
A compilation of BASIC computer programs developed by teachers and students involved in the Huntington Computer Project is presented. The programs are grouped by subject area. The six subject areas are biology, earth science, chemistry mathematics, physics, social studies, and teacher assistance. For each program, the following information is given: (1) description; (2) objectives; (3) preliminary preparation for the student and for materials needed; (4) discussion; (5) sample output; and (6)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Programs, Computers, Curriculum, Earth Science,...
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,...
The WebNet 2001 conference addressed research, new developments, and experience related to the Internet, intranets, and extranets. The 452 contributions of WebNet 2001 presented in this volume consist of the full and short papers accepted for presentation at the conference. Major topics covered include: commercial, business, professional, and community applications; e-learning/educational applications; electronic publishing and digital libraries; ergonomic, interface, and cognitive issues;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Distance Education, Educational Technology,...
Activities and accomplishments are described for a 3-year project which (1) developed and field tested a Career Education Curriculum Resource Guide (K-14), containing materials which can be adapted for use in the classroom setting. (2) compiled and printed a Career Education Consulting Package for statewide dissemination (specific instruction on the process of initiating career education activities), and (3) established career education resource centers in region V secondary schools. The body...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Administrative Principles, Administrator Guides, Career Education, Career Guidance,...
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This packet contains complaints, memoranda, exhibits, orders, regulations, and stipulations in court cases dealing with expulsion or suspension of students from school or assignment of students to selected tracks. The report presents material from cases in which students were excluded from school or classes based on retardation, race, "medical reasons," pregnancy, citizenship, or other reasons. The report also contains material relating to classification practices based on race or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ability Grouping, Bilingual Students, Classification, Compensatory Education, Court...
Papers in this proceedings explore the theme of rethinking teaching and learning through technology. Along with general session papers that address asynchronous learning networks and the World Wide Web as a classroom without walls, the document contains papers in the following eight tracks: (1) Assessing the Effectiveness of Technology in Teaching and Learning, including evaluation of a notebook computing project, evaluation of three educational online delivery approaches, and return on...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Computer Uses in Education, Distance...
The items in this extensive compilation of resources for early childhood educators are presented in seven sections: (1) sources of information on early childhood education, (2) a collection of various materials produced by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, (3) information on associations and organizations, (4) information on publications and suppliers, (5) information about state activities and publications, (6) articles and special reports, and (7) materials...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Development, Child Welfare, Early Childhood...
This basic dictionary, consisting of two sections, Amharic-English and English-Amharic, is the first such dictionary written since 1920. Since there is a considerable lack of consistency in Amharic spelling, the Amharic orthography used here has been standardized through etymological studies. Whenever necessary, English expressions are given in parentheses to restrict or clarify the meaning of an entry. (PMP)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Amharic, Dictionaries, English, Etymology, Letters (Alphabet), Orthographic Symbols,...
This directory lists, alphabetically by state and city, the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the organizations and individuals who are able to reach minority groups to tell them about job training and job opportunities. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Urban League, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the National Newspaper Publishers Association, the American GI Forum, and the national offices for the black fraternities and sororities made their...
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This volume of the 30th annual proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education conference presents: plenary panel papers; research forum papers; short oral communication papers; and poster presentation papers from the meeting. Information relating to discussion groups and working sessions is also provided. Plenary lecture papers include: (1) Mathematics, didactical engineering and observation (G. Brousseau); (2) A Semiotic View of the Role of Imagery and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Mathematics...
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...
With the goal of enhancing cooperation and interaction among youth, youth organizations, and other service providers to the youth sector, this directory aims to give youth, as well as people and organizations involved and interested in youth-related issues, a comprehensive source of information on South African youth organizations and related relevant issues. The directory is divided into three main parts. The first part, which is the background, is introductory comments by President Nelson...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developing Nations, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Schools, Service...
This teacher's manual for a preschool second-year program in English as a second language contains daily lesson plans--objectives, activities, exercises, and subject material--for 22 weeks of class. The program is designed for two English instructional periods per day. English should also be used as the medium of instruction in one other subject. The first four weeks are spent in review of the first year's work. The subjectives and subject material for each week's work are listed at the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bilingual Education, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives, English (Second...
This is the third of five volumes comprising a directory of public and nonpublic elementary and secondary day schools in the United States and outlying areas for 1968-69. This volume provides names and addresses of public schools in the Southeast Region. Institutional information includes grade span; number of pupils in prekindergarten and kindergarten, elementary grades, and high school; number of teachers in each of these categories; and number of high school graduates in 1967-68. Indications...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Day Schools, Directories, Educationally...
This handbook is a set of workshop materials that career/lifelong planning professionals, counselors, and human resource development specialists can use as a basis for presenting career planning workshops for adults. A staff guide that describes the Career Redirections for Adults workshop appears first. The remainder of the handbook is divided into eight sections, each of which incorporates activities and discussions and requires a two-and-one-half to three hour session. The eight content units...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Career Change, Career Education, Career Exploration,...
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,...
These lessons in Chichewa are a continuation of the first volume. As in the first volume, two types of lessons are presented. The "A" lessons present basic grammatical patterns through explicit discussions of the patterns involved. The "B" lessons present language in use. They contain dialogs, monologs, narratives, proverbs, riddles, and exercises based on these forms of communication. A section of supplementary materials provides readings on various topics of a cultural...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Culture, African Languages, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural...
In 1985 the Agency for Instructional Technology conducted its second national contest to search out the best promotion and utilization ideas that instructional television (ITV) agencies use to increase use of instructional video materials; and this 1986 compilation of the award-winning ideas is intended to serve as a reference for instructional technologists. The utilizations projects and activities described were entered in the competition under six major categories: (1) Recognition, which...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advertising, Awards, Class Activities, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Television,...
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 military intelligence unit refresher course in Japanese is designed for 210 hours of audiolingual instruction. The materials, prepared by the Defense Language Institute, are intended for students with considerable intensive training in spoken and written Japanese who are preparing for a military language assignment. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original documents.] (AMM)
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This English-Mandinka dictionary is part of the Peace Corps language training instructional materials series. Many of the entries include sample sentences illustrating the use of a given item. (CLK)
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This extensive list of supplementary books selected by a committee of teachers and supervisors of the Cincinnati public schools includes books for the pre-kindergarten through grade 6 level, grades 4 through 12, special education, and elementary teacher reference. Books are organized by subject area within broad age ranges, and by disability area within special education. Usually provided are the order number, author, title and date of publication, reading level, grade or appropriate use, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped...
The bibliography lists almost 4,000 books, articles, pamphlets, and research papers about women and feminism. All items in this third volume were published or in progress in 1973-1974. The items are classified by the topics of abortion, arts and media, contemporary women's movement, cultural studies, education, employment, family organization, government and politics, history, legal status, literary criticism, mental and physical health, rape, religion, sex roles and sex differences, sexuality,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abortions, Bibliographies, Cross Cultural Studies, Employed Women, Employment, Family...
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...
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This audiolingual text is designed to serve as supplementary material for a beginning course in Finnish, to be introduced "when the student has mastered much of the basic structure of Finnish and about 700 lexical items." The authors suggest that it may also be used as an intermediate course. The text comprises 57 graded reading selections representative of various types of Finnish literature and writing. Each reading is followed by comprehension questions intended to develop facility...
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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 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;...
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This document consists of the first 16 issues of a serial providing learning activities for intermediate and advanced students of Spanish. Each issue is organized around a separate theme, with the first 9 issues devoted to celebration of the fifth centenary of the discovery of America by Christopher Columbus: (1) "Cultural Contact"; (2) "Expeditions"; (3) "The Age of Discoveries"; (4) "The Hispanic Presence in the United States"; (5) "Expo '92";...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Athletics, Content Area Reading, Cultural Activities, Culture Contact,...
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...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biological Sciences, Courseware, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials,...
This booklet presents a variety of materials concerning the first part of Tony Kushner's play "Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes." After a brief introduction to the play, the booklet presents a description of the principal characters in the play, a profile of the playwright, information on funding of the play, an interview with the playwright, descriptions of some of the motifs in the play (including AIDS, Angels, Roy Cohn, and Mormons), a quiz about plays,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Acting, Cultural Enrichment, Drama, Higher...
The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the organizations and individuals who are able to reach minority groups to tell them about job training and job opportunities are listed in this directory, alphabetically by State and city. This edition of the directory covers black universities and colleges, and black fraternities and sororities. Comprehensiveness in coverage was attained by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the National Urban League, the Bureau of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Apprenticeships, Black Colleges, Black Organizations, Check Lists, Directories,...
This textbook is designed to teach the French used in West African nations. Thus, pronunciation and topics reflect standard usage in those countries. Chapters generally consist of several dialogues, grammar and cultural notes, and numerous pattern drills and other exercises. English translations for the dialogues are provided in the back of the volume. (AM)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Cultural Education, Dialogs (Language), French,...
Two experimental language-learning textbooks were developed in collaboration with Apache-speaking scholars from the San Carlos and White Mountain Reservations. One was written in the grammar-translation tradition and modeled after successful textbooks for Navajo and Papago. While the text's main purpose is to teach elementary conversational Western Apache with some emphasis on reading and writing, it also teaches some of the linguistics of Western Apache to Apache students and speakers....
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, Apache, Elementary Secondary...
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...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Communication Skills, Disabilities, English,...
This report focuses on the proposals, materials, programs produced, and the results that occur when new teachers and their students become involved with exemplary science materials and with teachers judged to be exemplary. This project enrolled exceptional teachers who could work together in class groups with some common purpose as to science approach or with some purpose peculiar to specific K-12 grade levels. The teachers conducted inservice workshops, wrote articles, prepared curricula, made...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Curriculum Development, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education,...
This primary education curriculum guide was developed jointly by the Iowa and Nebraska Departments of Education to provide educators with a coherent framework to guide local planning for reform of educational programs for children at the kindergarten and primary level. In the belief that the field has moved beyond separate areas of service or curriculum, this second edition of the guide presents content related both to differences among learners and to emergent areas of curriculum throughout...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Change, Educational Objectives,...
This proceeding of the third WebNet conference--WebNet 98--addresses research, new developments, and experiences related to the Internet, intranets, and extranets. The 265 contributions of WebNet 98 presented in this volume consist of the full and short papers accepted for presentation at the conference from a collection of more than 600 submitted from 40 countries. Included are position papers by leading experts in the field; descriptions of ideas and products; reports on concrete applications...
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This volume is intended as a supplement to Nepali language instruction. It contains songs, numerals, dialogues in Devanagari script, a Nepali-English, English-Nepali glossary, and an English-Nepali surveyor technical glossary. (AM)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Glossaries, Indo European Languages, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction,...
This sourcebook provides information for the practical implementation of independent living technology in the everyday rehabilitation process. "Information Services and Resources" lists databases, clearinghouses, networks, research and development programs, toll-free telephone numbers, consumer protection caveats, selected publications, and technology resources related to specific disabilities or age groups. "The Equipment Selection Process" addresses the importance of...
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Intended for practitioners, this report, along with curriculum materials and instructional recommendations, provides a framework for language, genuine literacy, and learning across the curriculum. The report draws on teachers' collective and individual experiences, ERIC reports, National Council of Teachers of English guidelines and commission reports, national studies, research from numerous sources, and survey results. The report suggests that what is needed is an integrative framework which...
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The resource guide lists information on 1341 references (1960-1975) on barrier-free environments for elderly and/or handicapped persons. Each citation contains bibliographic information (author, title, ordering information and source), descriptors, and a brief abstract. Resources are arranged according to the following categories (sample subtopics in parentheses): architecture (housing, general, public buildings, and schools); architecture-barrier elements (kitchens, changes in level, safety,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Architectural Barriers, Architecture, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Building Design,...
The sources of the idioms included here, and of the notations about their grammatical and stylistic properties, were two Russian lexicons: "Tolkovyj Slovar' russkogo jazyka," published in Moscow in 1935, and "Slovar' russkogo jazyka," published in 1957 by the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R. in Moscow. Each entry contains the headword from the source lexicon, printed in capital Cyrillic letters, followed by a two-digit evaluation code that precedes each idiom and refers...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computational Linguistics, Cyrillic Alphabet, Dictionaries, Grammar, Idioms, Language...
These 12 issues of "Exceptional Parent" present a variety of articles and other information relevant to parents of children with disabilities. The January issue provides an annual directory of national organizations, associations, products, and services. Other monthly issues each have several articles relating to a particular theme, including: (1) early intervention, (2) mobility, (3) summer activities, (4) recreational activities and services, (5) telecommunications, (6) teenagers...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescents, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Child Rearing, Children, Disabilities,...
This document contains the first volume of the proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. Conference presentations are centered around the theme "Learning from Learners". In total, 290 presentations were given ranging from the psychology of mathematics in the very early years to discussions on advanced mathematical concepts. This volume features nine plenary papers, papers from four groups of research forums,...
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This final volume in a series of four texts was prepared as an intensive language course in Spanish for Foreign Service Officers and other United States government agencies involved in foreign affairs who need to learn to speak Spanish. This volume differs from the first three primarily in that it is geared to advanced students whose conversational ability is well established. Materials include work on: basic sentences; drills and advanced grammar; pattern, response, translation, substitution,...
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This question book was developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for testing applicants who are preparing for certification as airline transport pilots, aircraft dispatchers, or flight navigators. The publication contains several innovative features that are a departure from previous FAA publications related to air carrier personnel certification written tests: (1) testing materials related to the pilot who seeks to advance to the airline transport pilot level are contained in this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Air Traffic Control, Air Transportation, Aircraft Pilots, Aviation Education,...
The initiative for this two volume study was taken by officials in the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in response to mounting concerns and divided opinions about the use of accreditation to establish the eligibility of postsecondary institutions for federal programs. Conclusions and recommendations include: (1) Accreditation should continue to serve as one means by which postsecondary schools become eligible for federal programs. (2) The functions of reviewing accrediting agencies...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accreditation (Institutions), Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Higher Education,...
This volume of the basic course in Guarani (the indigenous language of Paraguay) contains the core stage, or class-instructional phase, of the ten units presented in Volume One. These units contain explanations, exercises, dialogues, various types of pattern drills, suggestions for games and communication activities, and various types of vocabulary lists and exercises. Most of the exercises are in Guarani and English, with the exception of the last section of the book which is in Guarani and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Indian Languages, Communicative Competence (Languages), Cultural Awareness,...
This publication contains a teaching guide and student instructional materials for conducting a high school or adult vocational education course to train persons to perform duties as an aircraft environmental systems mechanic. Course content has been adapted from a military course. The instructional design for this course is self-paced and/or small group-paced. Instructor materials contained in the course guide include lesson plans detailing training equipment needed, training methods, multiple...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Aviation Mechanics, Aviation Technology, Aviation Vocabulary, High Schools, Learning...
This guide is designed for Russian language training of Peace Corps workers in Russia, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of seven instructional units. An introductory section gives an overview of the Russian language, Cyrillic alphabet, phonology, and morphology. The first instructional unit is intended as a 1-week introductory course, presented as a game with mnemonic aids, many immediately useful phrases and expressions, and pronunciation aids. This unit is...
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This document presents the proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia (MERGA). The theme of this conference is "Navigating Currents and Charting Directions." The theme reminds us that, although we are constantly pushed to account for the quality and impact of our research, we need to assert some control over our work by making our own research futures. The conference was sponsored by the University of Queensland, Teaching and...
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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...
This is a report of hearings held in Washington, D.C., on March 11, 13, 18, 19, and 25, 1980, on five federal youth employment and training bills: H.R. 4465, H.R. 4534, H.R. 5876, H.R. 6208, and H.R. 6711. H.R. 4465 proposes to combine immediate work and training and training opportunities with long-term changes in the institutions and programs that service young people. H.R. 4534 would establish a program of full employment, vocational training, and placement for all young people. Also...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Education Work Relationship, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Job Placement, Job...
This manual, which includes Volume I and Volume II, was produced to familiarize data users and others with the procedures followed for data collection and processing of the High School and Beyond (HS&B) base year through third follow-up surveys, and to provide necessary documentation for use of the data files. Volume I, chapter 1 begins with the history and background of the study. Chapter 2 contains a description of the survey questionnaires and other forms and procedures used to collect...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Attitude Measures, Biographical Inventories, Data Collection, Data Processing,...
This book on implementing Montessori education in the public sector begins with a historical and social overview that reveals the usefulness of Montessori pedagogy as a means of national public school reform. The second chapter discusses equipment needed for Montessori schools, the scope and sequence of curriculum used, and minimal expectations for what should be included in a Montessori classroom. Chapter Three provides a view of Montessori language arts in light of current trends, including...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Admission (School), Early Childhood Education, Educational Development, Elementary...
Intermediate Pashto is part of a set of materials for teaching oral and written Afghan Pashto. 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, shopping, weather, family, etc.) are used, with accompanying presentations on grammar and vocabulary, and exercises for oral practice and conversation. The Workbook, which is mostly in English, provides background...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language...
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2013, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society and is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Prague, Czech Republic, July 23-26, 2013). The e-Learning 2013 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within e-Learning. This conference covers both technical as well as the non-technical aspects of e-Learning. The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in...
The effects of peer interaction as it relates to equilibration in the development of map drawing activity was studied in 72 fifth graders. The children were pretested and placed into 36 same sex pairs for training on the basis of Piaget and Inhelder's six-stage sequence of map drawing ability. A discrepancy (above, below or at the same stage) between each subject's pretest modal stage and a partner's modal stage was used to define an external disequilibrium condition for each subject. To...
Topics: ERIC Archive, ERIC, Levin, Diane E. Feldman, David Henry, Cooperation, Developmental Stages,...
The Enterprise Zone-Preschool Inclusion Project (EZ-PIP) was a four-year demonstration project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The purpose of the project was to expand, implement, evaluate and disseminate a model program designed to promote the inclusion of young children with disabilities into early childcare programs in economically depressed areas of a major metropolitan city. The model included three components, which are detailed in this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Consultants, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Inclusive...
This is part two of a two-part SMSG geometry text for high school students. One of the goals of the text is the development of analytic geometry hand-in-hand with synthetic geometry. The authors emphasize that both are deductive systems and that it is useful to have more than one mode of attack in solving problems. The text begins the development of geometry synthetically and teaches the method of synthetic proof, then leads quickly to the use of coordinate systems in the remainder of the work....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Analytic Geometry, Curriculum, Geometry, Instructional Materials, Mathematics...
Proceedings of the 1981 Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum and the 1981-82 AIR Directory are presented in a single volume. General session addresses and authors from the forum are as follows: "Some Possible Revolutions by 2001" (Michael Marien); "Information, the Non-Depletive Resource" (John W. Lacey); "What's Higher about Higher Education?" (Harland Cleveland); and "An Assessment of the Past and a Look at the Future" (George Beatty,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Awards, Biology, College Role, Committees, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computers,...
This grammar of Pashto was designed to accompany a set of beginning- and intermediate-level instructional materials for teaching the Pashto language to English speakers, but can be used separately as a reference by readers who are not learning the language. Introductory sections in English and Pashto describe the content and organization. The first chapter gives background information on the people who speak it and on the language (history, social status, dialects, standardization, and history...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adjectives, Alphabets, Diachronic Linguistics, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar,...
This course, designed by the Foreign Service Institute in 1957, was prepared to train officers of the Foreign Service and of the United States government agencies who are involved in foreign affairs and who need to learn to speak Spanish. The course is designed to be taught by a native speaker of Spanish. Normally, the class is limited to six students who receive six hours of class drill daily and are expected to do two hours of preparatory study daily, primarily with the use of tapes....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, Basic Skills, Conversational Language Courses, Cultural...