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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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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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...
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,...
The first volume of the 31st annual proceedings of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education conference presents plenary lectures; research forums; discussion groups; working sessions; short oral communications; and posters from the meeting. Plenary lecture papers include: (1) On Humanistic Mathematics Education: A Personal Coming of Age? (Chris Breen); (2) Certainty, Explanation and Creativity in Mathematics (Michael Otte); (3) I Need the Teacher to Tell Me If I Am...
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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 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...
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The role of the Hudson Institute in the policy research center program was to build on and adapt current studies of the future for the purpose of assisting the Office of Education and its five pilot centers. Part 1 of this report comments briefly on some methodological and substantive issues that arose during the pilot phase and suggests how portions of the work might be continued. Parts 2-9 are papers that summarize some of the background studies. The authors and their papers are (1) Raymond...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Education, Demography, Economic Progress, Educational Planning,...
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";...
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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...
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This graded reader is intended to supplement a beginning course in Hungarian after the student has "developed control of about 700 lexical items and can manipulate with fluency much of the basic structure of Hungarian." (It may also be used in an intermediate course.) The 56 reading selections are varied in content and sequenced to develop reading proficiency. Selections are followed by questions designed to "develop facility in conversing and in using vocabulary and structure...
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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...
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This series of 24 magazines offers readings in Spanish on literacy, education problems, psycholinguistics, expository writing, and reading behavior. The magazine's editorial committee includes representatives from Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, the United States, Uruguay, Mexico, Venezuela, and Spain. Articles concern literacy issues of both children and adults. Articles appearing in these issues include: "Whole Language" (Kenneth Goodman); "Vocabulary in Elementary...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Writing, Elementary School Students, Elementary...
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 text, intended for Peace Corps volunteers, aims to train them in the Spanish linguistic and communicative skills they will need to perform their specialized tasks effectively and expeditiously. The text contains two sections. The first is a series of units to be used by all students and is designed to teach basic grammatical structures and vocabulary. The units contain the following features: (1) practical conversations, drills, and linguistic situations; (2) pattern drills; (3) cultural...
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This guide is designed for Ilonggo (Hiligaynon) language training of Peace Corps workers in the Philippines, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of: phrase lists for a wide range of daily activities and needs; a list of targeted core language competencies, at three proficiency levels, for those daily activities; an Ilonggo-to-English glossary; a workbook with illustrated exercises for language practice and skill reinforcement; and extensive grammar notes. (MSE)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Competency Based Education, Conversational Language Courses, Daily...
These proceedings contain 90 papers that address important human factors in distance education from several perspectives, provide insights into how those factors contribute to successful outcomes, and describe practical methods for implementing similar approaches in other settings. They include "Is Your E-Everything Accessible to Everyone?" (Anderson et al.); "Social Dynamics of Online Learning" (Baker, Woods); "Self-Directed Executive Education Courses" (Beatty et...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in...
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...
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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 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...
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...
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A school-associated violent death is any homicide, suicide, or weapons-related violent death in the United States in which the fatal injury occurred: (1) on the property of a functioning public, private or parochial elementary or secondary school, Kindergarten through grade 12, (including alternative schools); (2) on the way to or from regular sessions at such a school; (3) while person was attending or was on the way to or from an official school-sponsored event; and (4) as an obvious direct...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Secondary Education, School Safety, Violence, School Security, Crime,...
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)
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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,...
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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...
As part of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, testimony was heard over 3 days on the integrity of the federal student financial assistance programs. In the course of addressing this issue witnesses testified the first day about public confidence in the programs, accreditation of schools and their eligibility for participation in federal programs, the cost of student loan defaults, for-profit trade schools, minority participation in higher education,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Access to Education, Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), College Athletics,...
The four 1996 issues of the journal, written entirely in Spanish and intended for reading teachers, include articles on these topics: design of the school and classroom environment for reading; a university experiment in cooperative learning and learning strategies; use of portfolios for evaluation of student work; evaluation of reading comprehension; first encounters with literature; improvement of literature instruction; a literacy education study in an indigenous population; assessment of...
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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)
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This is the fifth edition of a list of postsecondary educational institutions and programs that are accredited by, or that have preaccredited status awarded by, the regional and national accrediting agencies formally recognized by the Secretary of Education. In addition to the lists of postsecondary specialized and vocational institutions and institutions of higher education accredited as of September 1, 1980, this publication includes those having preaccredited status with the recognized...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Agency Role, Federal Legislation,...
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,...
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,...
This book is intended to guide the nonformal educator in organizing and implementing workshops, conferences, demonstrations, and other short-duration educational activities at the community level. The book is divided into three sections: (1) an events sampler, which presents 15 case studies of successful solar and energy conservation activities; (2) an organizing primer, which delineates the essentials of organizing community solar programs; and (3) an annotated guide to selected films, slides,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Community Education, Community Information Services, Community Involvement, Energy,...
An important goal of the Educational Information Exchange (EIE) of Alberta Education is to provide leadership in promoting school student record automation. This document presents a mechanism for the review, evaluation, and recommendation of school-based student records software for the EIE. The report provides an overview of the initiative to automate and begins with a description of the preparations taken prior to the beginning of the review process. The main topics covered in this section...
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This conference proceedings contains three plenary session reports, 12 working group and 79 research reports, 35 short oral reports, 60 poster session reports, and two discussion group reports. Major papers (excluding "short orals" and "posters") include: (1) "Semantical Obstacles in Mathematics Understanding" (Carlos Arteaga and Manuel Santos); (2) "Mathematical Beliefs and Conceptions of College Algebra Students" (Victor V. Cifarelli and Tracy...
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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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Contained in this directory are: (1) the Constitution and bylaws of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT); (2) the organization's Code of Ethics; (3) the Board of Directors; (4) the staff members of the national office; (5) the regional coordinators; (6) the divisions; (7) national affiliates; and (8) AECT committees and task forces. In addition, there is a complete membership list including names, addresses, phone numbers, job titles and settings, and division...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Codes of Ethics, Committees, Coordinators, Directories, Governing Boards, Group...
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...
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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)
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Written for language educators, this volume about reading and research suggests that the theory-practice and research-teaching gaps are dysfunctional and calls for a collaborative pedagogy between colleges and schools to develop a practical theory of reading instruction. In the opening article, Jerome Harste discusses issues that emerged from sitting in special education classrooms observing reading instruction. The second section, "Classroom Insights," contains the following...
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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 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...
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This dictionary of Fulani (Fulfulde) is designed for Peace Corps volunteers serving in Niger, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. A brief introduction to pronouns and verb endings precedes the dictionary text. The dictionary is presented in two sections. The first lists English words alphabetically and their translations in both French and Fulani, noting the Fulani words that are verbs, and the singular and plural forms of nouns. The second section lists words alphabetically...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Languages, English, Foreign Countries, Form Classes (Languages), French,...
This text provides a one-semester study of analytic geometry for secondary school students. It is designed for use at the 12th grade level. A deliberate effort was made to tie this text to previous SMSG texts; the usual language of sets, ordered pairs, number properties, etc. are included. This flavor is what distinguishes this book from others in the field. Ten chapters included in the book are: (1) Analytic Geometry; (2) Coordinates and the Line; (3) Vectors and their Applications; (4) Proofs...
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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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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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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...
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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...
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The book and accompanying CD-ROM is designed to assist teachers who want to develop their own materials on the World Wide Web, are interested in integrating interesting Web sites and ideas into their curriculum, or are interested in students' perspectives of the Web. It is also for anyone who wishes to refresh a language or get a feel for a new one or who wants to learn more about Web-based language teaching. The book is divided into three parts and several chapters. Part one,...
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These booklets are intended for students in Alberta, Canada, taking the Grade 12 Diploma Examinations in English 30. The readings booklet presents 7 reading selections from fiction and nonfiction literature. After instructions for students, the booklet presents: (1) Lance Morrow's essay "Metaphors of the World, Unite!"; (2) Carl Sandburg's poem "What Is a Judge?"; (3) an excerpt from William Butler Yeats' play "Cathleen Ni Houlihan"; (4) an excerpt from Fredelle...
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This bibliography, conceived as one of the earliest undertakings of the survey, does for the materials published from 1923 to 1931 what the Educational Finance Inquiry's bibliography did for the earlier years. Like the earlier bibliography, this one aims to stimulate school executives and research workers to progress in financing education. In a way each heading in the bibliography represents one or more problems in school finance. Nearly every important heading opens and plainly marks new and...
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The Teaching-Learning Interaction Study tested the separate and interactive effects of teacher and student entry characteristics on their subsequent classroom behavior, and the effect of that behavior on students' regressed gain, over a school year, in achievement, attitudes toward school, self-esteem, and coping skills. Fifty-three tri-ethnic sixth-grade classes, comprising about 1,500 students, were studied the first year, and 43 classes of about 1,200 new students were studied in the next...
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This publication describes what approximately 100 groups around the country are doing with regard to food, housing, energy, and health to beat inflation on the neighborhood level. The book is intended as a resource for citizens wishing to take the kind of consumer action that will save them and their neighbors money. Some of the programs featured are saving families hundreds of dollars annually. For instance, several groups are promoting community and backyard gardening. In 1979, backyard and...
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This journal is a monthly publication of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT), a nonprofit professional organization of language teachers dedicated to the improvement of language learning and teaching in Japan. JALT's publications and events serve as vehicles for the exchange of new ideas and techniques, and a means of keeping abreast of new developments in a rapidly changing field. Each issue of the journal contains several sections and departments: feature articles; opinions and...
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This instructor guide and the corresponding student reference contain 12 units, which cover the following topics: (1) opportunities in the landscaping and turfgrass industries; (2) how plants grow; (3) plant identification; (4) hand and power tools (identification and maintenance); (5) pesticides; (6) installation and maintenance of trees and shrubs; (7) installation and maintenance of bedding plants and ground covers; (8) turfgrass; (9) site analysis and evaluation; (10) plant identification...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Agricultural Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based...
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...
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;...
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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...
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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...
This guide is designed for Luganda (Ganda) language training of Peace Corps workers in Uganda, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of an introduction on use of the materials and a series of topical instructional units addressing specific language competencies. Each unit includes the targeted competency and a behavioral objective, text or dialogue, several grammar and vocabulary exercises, and grammar and cultural notes. Unit topics include greetings and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Acculturation, African Languages, Bantu Languages, Community Services, Competency...
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 is one of two volumes that present a comprehensive record of testimony and exhibits presented to a subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. Senate during hearings on the problem of violence and vandalism in American schools. This volume summarizes a hearing conducted on September 17, 1975, that focused specifically on models and strategies for change that might be useful in attacking the problem of school violence and vandalism. Included are testimony and exhibits...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Change Strategies, Crime, Delinquency Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education,...
The purpose of this user's manual is to document the procedures used to collect and process postsecondary school transcripts for members of the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972 who had attended any postsecondary institutions since leaving high school. In addition, this manual will provide researchers with the technical information necessary for using the public release data files containing transcript and other data. The five chapters include: (1) introduction to the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, Cohort Analysis, Data Collection, Databases, Educational Research,...
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,...
The first unit of this eight-volume refresher course in intermediate-advanced level Malay presents a detailed description of the Malay sound system, with phonological examples in both official (Latin) orthography and phonetic transcription. The remaining units in Book I--Part One (Units 2-4) and the five units in the second volume (Book I--Part Two) consist of dialogs for listening, memorization, fluency, and participation; and substitution drills. A test follows each three-lesson unit. The two...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Context, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language...
The materials gathered in this volume are part of a continuing 30 year effort to help the social studies teacher develop understandings in United States history related to contemporary social issues, to stimulate student and teacher thinking, and to relate recent historical scholarship to the classroom. This book contains 25 studies by distinguished historians which reinterpret various periods of United States history and related topics. The first section, along with an introduction, describes...
Topics: ERIC Archive, American Culture, Bibliographies, Civil War (United States), Colonial History (United...
Papers from a conference on information technology and teacher education are presented. The 225 papers address the following topics: diversity and international perspectives; reading and language arts; mathematics; science; preservice teacher education; the educational computing course; graduate and inservice projects; faculty development; methods, concepts, and procedures; hypermedia; simulation; instructional design; preservice use of telecommunications; graduate, inservice, and faculty use...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education,...
The two volumes comprising this text represent the beginning and intermediate levels of a course in the Quechua language for speakers of Spanish. Based on the "Audio Lingual Materials" format, the ten lessons in the the first volume generally contain: (1) a short dialog and a supplementary vocabulary section or adapted dialog which present new structures, (2) explanation of new grammatical structures, presented in non-technical linguistic terminology, and (3) a number of repetition,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Skills, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction, Quechua, Spanish...
Modern linguistic research shows that the language of America is that spoken by all residents of the Americas, with many varieties influenced by other national languages (e.g., Spanish, African, American Indian). In addition, linguistic research has resulted in two competing theories about teaching standard English: that teaching standard English to a dialect speaking child enables him to succeed in activities dominated by the white middle class (bidialectalism), and that such insistence on the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ethnocentrism, Language, Linguistic Theory, Nonstandard Dialects, North American...
THE EXPERIMENTAL OUTLINE IS FOR TEACHER USE IN PLANNING A 2-SEMESTER COURSE TO PREPARE 11TH AND 12TH GRADE STUDENTS FOR ENTRY LEVEL COMMERCIAL CLOTHING JOBS SUCH AS ALTERERS, SEWING MACHINE OPERATORS, AND DRAPERY AND SLIPCOVER SEAMSTRESSES. IT WAS DEVELOPED BY VOCATIONAL HOME ECONOMICS TEACHERS AND STATE SUPERVISORS. STUDENTS LEARN TO PERFORM BASIC CONSTRUCTION PROCESSES USED IN COMMERCIAL SEWING AND ALTERATIONS AND TO SEW BY HAND AND BY MACHINE. SUBJECT MATTER AREAS COVER (1) OCCUPATIONAL...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Art Education, Curriculum Guides, Grade 11, Grade 12, Needle Trades, Occupational...
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,...