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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 and full-text database of education research and information for educators, researchers, and the general public. Activities that fulfill the ERIC mission are broadly categorized as collection development, content authorizations and agreements, acquisitions and processing, database and website operations, and communications.

ERIC users include education researchers, teachers, librarians, administrators, education policymakers, instructors and students in teacher-preparation programs, parents, the media and business communities, and the general public. The user community conducts more than six million searches each month through the ERIC website and commercial and non-commercial sites.

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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...
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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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 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,...
The purpose of this publication, as in the case of the other "World Education Series", is to provide a guide for the use of admissions officers and others in the admission and placement of the students of a particular country for study in educational institutions in the United States. Specifically it is hoped that this volume will furnish the basis of sounder assessment of the quantity and the quality aspects of Indian educational institutions, and the Indian student and his academic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, Administrator Guides, Admission (School), Comparative Education,...
In the traditional African society (TAS), the child is allowed to interact with learning materials and situations. Consequently, learning becomes relevant, meaningful, and purposeful in relation to the individual and the society. In the modern African society (MAS), education has been at best an experiment that is marked with inconsistencies in education systems. As a result, the youth are left confused as they are swept from one system to another without the benefit of counseling. In the TAS,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Development, Child Rearing, Counseling, Foreign Countries, Individual Needs,...
This study examined which curricularists have been most influential in the formulation of curriculum theory in America since the beginning of this century. In addition the study sought to uncover the extent of theorists' reliance on the Cartesian-Newtonian model. Using a Delphi technique, the project mailed two successive questionnaires to 169 members of the Society for the Professors of Curriculum. The initial mailing asked respondents to identify those curriculum theorists they considered...
Topics: ERIC Archive, College Faculty, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Research,...
This paper presents an overview of educational policymaking in several developing countries in Africa by (1) examining the nature of various educational policies in these countries; (2) drawing comparative generalizations from the outcomes of the objectives of these policies; and (3) recommending ways to avoid the failure of educational reforms. Major educational policies in developing African nations have included the following: (1) primary education policies (increased coverage, quality...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Change, Educational Policy,...
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...
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 collection of articles from Indian newspapers is designed for use in the secondary classroom to assist with the study of India. There are 12 categories of articles: (1) Women: Like Avis, #2 But Trying Harder; (2) Calcutta: City of Joy; (3) India: Feeling Its Curry; (4) Us & Them: Misunderstandings; (5) Those Monsoon Showers May Come Your Way; (6) Religious (In)tolerance: The Babri Dispute; (7) Caste and Outcast; (8) Problems Aplenty; (9) Election Year Politics; (10) Isms; Terror,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Anthologies, Cultural Education, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Foreign...
A discussion of the situation of Idoma, a Nigerian language, begins with different accounts of the language's origin, referring to both local legend and cosmology. It then proceeds to a review of modern linguists' efforts, since 1927, to classify the language. A statistical overview contains information on the number of speakers of Idoma as a first language, bilingual and multilingual speakers, varieties within the language, and structural and functional relationships between varieties. The...
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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 report presents a compilation of bibliographic material gathered during an evaluation undertaken by the Human Resources Research Organization for the U.S. Department of Labor. The evaluation concerned a special USTES Counselor Training Program designed to provide the equivalent of one year of full-time education in vocational counseling with special emphasis on the disadvantaged client. The references cited in this report were collected from 23 Counselor Training Programs being conducted...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bibliographies, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Counselor...
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 research paper reports on testing the hypothesis that music and spatial task performance are causally related. Two complementary studies are presented that replicate and explore previous findings. One study of college students showed that listening to a Mozart sonata induces subsequent short-term spatial reasoning facilitation and tested the effects of highly repetitive music on spatial reasoning. The second study extends the findings of a preliminary pilot study of 1993 which suggested...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cognitive Ability, Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Fine Arts,...
This manual was designed to help Wisconsin librarians plan their 1994 summer library program based on the theme: "Rock 'n' Read." The ideas in the manual were contributed by Wisconsin librarians and were culled from recent program manuals in other states. Part 1, "Planning and Promoting Programs," examines the planning aspects of programming, including fundamentals, program participants, elements of planning, elements of promoting, and evaluating programs. Part 2,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescent Literature, Childrens Libraries, Childrens Literature, Elementary...
This bibliography lists materials that are available in large print format from the South Dakota State Library. The annotated entries are printed in large print and include the title of the material and its author, call number, publication date, and type of story or subject area covered. Some recorded items are included in the list. The entries are arranged alphabetically by title. Author, title, and subject indexes are provided. The subject categories include adventure, animal stories,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Fiction, Indexes, Large Type Materials, Library...
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 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 document, consisting of 7 chapters, 31 figures, and 360 tables, provides statistical data on most aspects of United States education, both public and private, from kindergarten through graduate school. The chapters cover the following topics: (1) all levels of education; (2) elementary and secondary education; (3) postsecondary, college, university, technical, and adult education; (4) federal programs for education and related activities; (5) outcomes of education; (6) international...
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This book presents a broad survey of the Library of Congress's holdings concerning the history and culture of black Americans in the United States. It provides titles of bibliographies, other guides, aids to finding materials, and individual items. This guide, which is arranged chronologically, discusses Library of Congress collections in three main parts: Part 1, "African-Americans in the Antebellum Period," includes materials about: slavery; free blacks; and abolitionists'...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bibliographic Records, Black Culture, Black History, Civil Rights, Civil War (United...
This annotated bibliography is an annual volume devoted to maintaining a record of graduate work in speech communication, providing abstracts of doctoral dissertations, and making subject area bibliographies available. The contents of this volume include "Studies in Mass Communication: A Selected Bibliography, 1973" by Roland C. Johnson and Kenneth J. Ksobiech; "Behavioral Studies in Communication, 1973: A Selected Bibliography" by Thomas M. Steinfatt; "A Selected...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Communication (Thought Transfer), Doctoral...
The two parts of this book consider two main facets of nonformal curriculum development: theory and practice. Part I on nonformal curriculum theory has four chapters. Chapter 1 addresses the origins, meaning, purpose, and scope of nonformal education. Chapter 2 examines three major themes in discussions on nonformal education: nonformal education as an instrument of positive change, as a social control mechanism, and the context. Chapter 3 explores the rationale. Chapter 4 examines the rational...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Curriculum Development, Economic Development, Foreign...
This quarterly publication announces the availability of documents acquired and processed by the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse on Vocational and Technical Education. It contains abstracts of research and other materials which are useful to researchers, supervisors, teacher educators, education specialists, administrators, teachers, and others who have an interest in vocational and technical education. The abstracts are organized by topical groupings: (1)...
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A catalog prepared by the Resource Center, Texas Educational Agency, provides information about audio and video tapes available for duplication and also about films, filmstrips, and slide-tape presentations available for free loan to Texas educational institutions. Programs cover all areas of the school curriculum from kindergarten through college as well as professional development and subjects appropriate for in-service education study groups. The major section lists audio tapes arranged by...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Audiotape Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, Catalogs,...
This volume of a 1991 conference proceedings contains the conference's addresses and awards, a listing of the panels and workshops, and abstracts of those papers which were withdrawn from the proceedings to be published elsewhere. Among the papers in this document are: "Reading and Literacy: a Lifetime Work" (N. Bagnall); "The Image of the Child in the Picture Books of Ezra Jack Keats" (W. Nikola-Lisa); "Contemporary Childhood: Terror, Containment, Community" (A....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Authors, Childhood Interests, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Fiction,...
Documents announced with VT numbers only in the Volume 6 Number 1 issue (VT 017 802) of "Abstracts of Research and Related Materials in Vocational and Technical Education" (ARM) are included in this microfiche set. Microfiche availability for these documents is shown on the ARM resume as MF AVAILABLE IN VT-ERIC SET. The microfiche set is arranged in the following sequence: (1) a Vocational Technical (VT) number index to documents in the microfiche collection, (2) the subject and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Clearinghouses, Documentation, Educational Research, Indexes, Information...
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...
The Differential Aptitude Test (DAT) is a multiple aptitude battery designed to measure junior and senior high school students' and adults' ability to learn or succeed in certain areas. The test is suitable for group administration and is primarily for use in educational and vocational counseling, although it may be used in employee selection. The DAT contains two levels, with two equivalent alternate forms for each level. Eight subtests measure abilities. A score is provided for each subtest...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Ability, Adults, Aptitude Tests, Career Counseling, Educational Counseling, High...
In comparing the personality characteristics of late adolescent and young adult children of alcoholics with those of their peers, it was found that individuals with grandparents who were alcoholics in the absence of parental alcoholism were very similar to children of alcoholics. Grandparents may exert a social influence by passing on dysfunctional family patterns and through negative role modeling. The purpose of this paper is to examine existing literature on the effects of grandparental...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Children, Alcoholism, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Counselor Role,...
This comprehensive sourcebook and bibliography lists Ohio genealogical materials available at the State Library of Ohio for each county in the state. It serves as a guide to Ohio genealogical resources, including 14,000 volumes and 15,000 microforms in the non-circulating genealogy collection. The library's genealogy collection consists of a broad spectrum of resources including census microfilms and indexes; cemetery, death, and marriage records; family, church and Bible records; and county...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Census Figures, Death, Family History, Genealogy, Information Sources, Library...
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,...
A study of the impact of independent colleges and universities on Connecticut's economy, workforce, quality of life, and future found a state economy in the 1990s very different from that of the past, one requiring increased educational attainment among the citizenry. Both higher high school graduation rates and increased college attendance and completion are seen as crucial. Better strategies for using the resources and strengths of the higher education system are needed, and the role of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, College Role, Degrees (Academic), Economic Impact, Educational Planning, Employment...
In presenting this fifth annual compilation of research studies in education, the United States Office of Education continues its service of furnishing graduate students and others engaged in educational research an annual list of studies undertaken by universities and colleges, State and city school systems, and organizations known to be engaged in the study of special phases of education. The present bibliography covers the period from September 1930 to August 1931, including studies...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Graduate Students, Educational Research, Bibliographies, Colleges, Universities,...
This dictionary of collocations was compiled by an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teacher in Saudi Arabia who teaches adult, native speakers of Arabic. The dictionary is practical in teaching English because it helps to focus on everyday events and situations. The dictionary works as follows: the teacher looks up a word, such as "talk"; next to the word is a list of words associated with that word, such as "peace, pep, pillow, shop, trash, heart-to-heart, man-to-man, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Dictionaries, Elementary Secondary Education,...
This Aklanon-English dictionary consists of a list of basic root words or word bases of Aklanon. The dictionary is designed to be used both by native speakers of Aklanon and by foreign learners. For the former, it can serve to: (1) establish a uniform system of spelling, (2) broaden or intensify the use and understanding of idiomatic standard American English, (3) serve as a reference book for the standard speech of Kalibo, (4) broaden the vocabulary of those interested in studying their native...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Dialect Studies, Dictionaries, Etymology, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar, Idioms,...
These instructor materials (curriculum outline, lesson plans) and student guide for a high school-postsecondary level course in miniature/microminiature electronic repair are one of a number of military-developed curriculum packages selected for adaptation to vocational instruction and curriculum development in a civilian setting. The course consists of four units containing fifteen lessons covering 118 hours of instruction: (1) Introduction to the School and Course (Introduction to the Course,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Behavioral Objectives, Curriculum Guides, Electric Circuits, Electrical Occupations,...
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,...
Instructional radio is a relatively low cost technology which can deliver effective educational programs to any school capable of receiving broadcasts, however remote the school might be. This paper explores the Radio Language Arts Project (RLAP), an application of instructional radio technology to the teaching of English as a foreign language. The advantages and disadvantages of the use of radio in education are noted, and successful realizations of radio's potential in Kenya and Nicaragua are...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developing Nations, Educational Radio, Elementary Education, English (Second...
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...
A study of S. R. Ranganathan's theory of reference service is undertaken by using an historical methodology. It was evident from the literature review that Ranganathan had established that reference service was the most important work and served as the hub of all library practices. There were six factors that were repeatedly considered by Ranganathan to form the theoretical base upon which the practical reference service was built: (1) Ranganathan's colon classification system; (2) classified...
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This document consists of the first two years (20 issues) of a newsletter intended for K-12 networking teachers. It provides a forum for the exchange of information for and by the K-12 community about digital networks and networking resources, applications to education, significant events, and major international, national, regional, and state programs and policies relevant to K-12 networking. The following are regular publication features: Infobytes; Edulists; Project Corner; The Digital...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Methods, Educational Resources, Educational...
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...
Assessing credits that transfer students bring to an institution may require a significant amount of institutional resources. The increased mobility of students among post-secondary institutions in British Columbia (BC), and the need to ensure efficient admission processes for both the student and the institution, makes transfer credit assessment an important subject for the province's post-secondary system. The purpose of this project is to review institutional policies and practices of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Foreign Countries, College Transfer Students, College Credits, Transfer Policy,...
Very little research has been done on first or second language acquisition in the Philippines. Most second language learning studies cited in the literature concern acquisition of English in English-speaking communities, and most American studies of Filipino language acquisition are superficial, consisting primarily of morpheme analysis. The Philippines are an excellent laboratory for language acquisition studies because of the multilingual context. Within the country, research on the nature of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Children, Code Switching (Language), Discourse Analysis, Educational Policy,...
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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The possible usefulness of computer poetry is concerned with what the programmer can learn about language, about poetry, and about poets. The problems in designing computer programs to construct poetry include considerations in generating well-formed sentences which have the added restrictions that poetry requires: meter, rhyme, logic, diction, subject matter, and imagery. These restrictions are phonological and semantic. At the present stage of development of semantic theory, such linguistic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Classification, Computer Programs, Computers, Form Classes (Languages), Generative...
Part I of this document analyzes the field of comparative adult education, and Part II contains annotations on selected resources considered most relevant to the field. The first part identifies and discusses major areas of weakness in the field. It covers the essence of social science research, the evolution of comparative adult education methods, and selected events and activities in comparative adult education. The section concludes by acknowledging strong evidence of growing new...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Comparative Education, Educational...
This quarterly publication announces the availability of documents acquired and processed by the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse on Vocational and Technical Education. It contains abstracts of research and other materials which are useful to researchers, supervisors, teacher educators, education specialists, administrators, teachers, and others who have an interest in vocational and technical education. The abstracts are organized by topical groupings: (1)...
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This handbook is designed by teachers for teachers to share ideas and activities for celebrating the Martin Luther King holiday, as well as to teach students about other famous black leaders throughout the school year. The lesson plans and activities are presented for use in K-12 classrooms. Each lesson plan has a designated subject area, goals, behavioral objectives, materials and resources, suggested activities, and an evaluation. Many plans include student-related materials such as puzzles,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Art Activities, Black Achievement, Black Leadership, Class Activities, Curriculum...
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) has been credited as one of Franklin D. Roosevelt's most successful efforts to conserve both the natural and human resources of the nation. This publication provides a review of the program and its impact on resource conservation, environmental management, and education. Chapters give accounts of: (1) the history of the CCC (tracing its origins, establishment, and termination); (2) the National Park Service role (explaining national and state park programs...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conservation (Environment), Employment Programs, Environmental Education, Federal...
This book is the teacher's edition to the 1987 edition of the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study Green Version textbook. It contains directions for teaching with this version, a description of the accompanying materials, teaching strategies by chapters, lists of useful software, safety guidelines, a materials list, chemical safety information, and the complete student edition of the textbook with answers to the exercises. Annotations in the margins of the text provide objectives, directions...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biological Sciences, Hazardous Materials, Instructional Materials, Laboratory...
THIS VOLUME OF THE LANGUAGE HANDBOOK SERIES IS INTENDED TO SERVE AS AN OUTLINE OF THE SALIENT FEATURES OF THE BENGALI LANGUAGE SPOKEN BY OVER 80 MILLION PEOPLE IN EAST PAKISTAN AND INDIA. IT WAS WRITTEN WITH SEVERAL READERS IN MIND--(1) A LINGUIST INTERESTED IN BENGALI BUT NOT HIMSELF A SPECIALIST IN THE LANGUAGE, (2) AN INTERMEDIATE OR ADVANCED STUDENT WHO WANTS A CONCISE GENERAL PICTURE OF THE LANGUAGE AND ITS SETTING, AND (3) AN AREA SPECIALIST WHO NEEDS BASIC LINGUISTIC OR SOCIOLINGUISTIC...
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This document consists of three books in one. The first book is a reproducible book for students titled "Tiggy and Me and Butterfly, Too!" about traveling around the world. The second book, for the teacher, includes a guide to teaching the student's book and a comprehensive whole language, multicultural, multidisciplinary resource book. The third book contains over 55 cross-curriculum activity blacklines and 40 Spanish and Japanese student's poetry translations. In the student's book,...
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Educational, medical, and other services in rural areas have been undergoing a consolidation and centralization process to bring about more efficient operation. A research project sponsored by the United Methodist Church was designed to assess the position of the church as a decentralized unit in a small community relative to its leadership responsibility and its assumption of that responsibility within its community. This two-volume document contains 14 research studies designed to measure the...
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Higher education in Nigeria has experienced a phenomenal rate of growth since independence in 1960. The number of students enrolled in Nigerian universities grew from 1,396 in 1960, to approximately 25,000 in 1974, and the Nigerian universities commission has projected that the number will double by 1979-80. The quantum jump in student enrollment and the evolution and growth of Nigeria's six universities are discussed in relation to a historical background and the emergence of the British...
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Described in the practicum report is the design, implementation, and evaluation of the first comprehensive high school program for five hearing impaired adolescents in Southeastern Massachusetts. Sections focus on the following topics: the Southeastern region's need for a high school hearing impaired program, the impact of the state invitation to develop such a program, the follow through of local and regional acceptance and program design, the Taunton High School program, program evaluation,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cost Effectiveness, Exceptional Child Education, Hearing Impairments, Mainstreaming,...
The Central Florida Film Production Technology Training program provided training to prepare persons for employment in the motion picture industry. Students were trained in stagecraft, sound, set construction, camera/editing, and post production. The project also developed a curriculum model that could be used for establishing an Associate in Science degree in film production technology, unique in the nation. The project was conducted by a partnership of Universal Studios Florida and Valencia...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Associate Degrees, College Programs, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs,...
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,...
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 quarterly publication announces the availability of instructional materials acquired and processed by the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) Clearinghouse on Vocational and Technical Education. It should be of particular interest to teachers, curriculum specialists, supervisors, and administrators involved in curriculum development or the use of instructional materials in the teaching-learning setting. Each abstract, a condensation of the report in about 200 words, usually...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Annotated...
Digests prepared by clearinghouses of the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) began to emerge seriously in 1984 as one of the most desirable and popular products of the various clearinghouses. Although ERIC Digests were not initially listed in the ERIC database because of their brevity, today they are entered routinely. This bibliography contains resumes for all digests entered into the database through March 1993, a total of 1,321 digests. Resumes as presented in the database are...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abstracts, Annotated Bibliographies, Databases, Documentation, Early Childhood...
The Proceedings of PME-XI has been published in three separate volumes because of the large total of 161 individual conference papers reported. Volume I contains four plenary papers, all on the subject of "constructivism," and 44 commented papers arranged under 4 themes. Volume II contains 56 papers (39 commented; 17 uncommented) arranged under 9 themes. Volume III contains 53 papers arranged under 17 themes, and 4 Research Agenda Project papers. Due to space limitations, the subject...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Addition, Affective Behavior, Algebra, Arithmetic, Computer Uses in Education,...
Seven computer programs were written for use with the semantic differential and two additional programs were modified or expanded. The nine programs can compute the following: means, standard deviations, and standard errors on nine subscales and on evaluation, potency, and activity factors (EPA); Osgood D values for all concepts; correlations between EPA scores and D values; tests of significance within and between data samples; and data matrices for construction of a three-dimensional model...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adjectives, Attitude Measures, Computer Programs, Models, Semantic Differential,...
An overview of the National Program for Selected Population Segments (NPSPS), a group of eighty-two projects funded during fiscal year 1977 by the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, Title III, is presented in this report. Chapter I provides an introduction to NPSPS. Chapter II reviews the administrative models used by the eighty-two projects and examines a common theme among them (affiliating with other service groups to maximize the impact of the project). The role of advisory councils...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advisory Committees, Criminals, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Disadvantaged,...
This directory brings together basic information about a variety of programs and organizations concerned with disability in 173 countries. The main body of the directory lists the countries alphabetically. Each country listing begins with a summary page which provides a map and basic demographic and statistical information about the country. Programs and organizations are listed alphabetically within their respective country listing. Information provided generally includes program or...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International...
The document contains information on adult education in India, consisting mainly of a collection of previously published articles from professional journals and other related communications focusing on: input factors, nonformal education, voluntary organizations, literacy, community development, urban education, worker education, Satellite Instructional Television Experiment, and adult education organizations. (EA)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Anthologies, Communications Satellites, Community...
A teaching guide containing 24 lessons in intermediate- and advanced-level Hausa contains materials developed in a U.S. Department of Education sponsored Advanced Hausa Institute. The lessons contain teacher notes, a dialogue, and notes on related grammar and vocabulary. (MSE)
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Languages, Class Activities, Cultural Education, Curriculum Guides, Grammar,...
The model as currently developed consists of three major aspects: contexting, operation, and memory. The contexting aspects of the model are concerned with the higher level cognitive behavior associated with selection of appropriate behavior, maintenance of goals-directedness, and evaluation of completed behaviors. The operational aspects of the model are those behaviors which are performed during the execution of a concept-attainment strategy. Such behavior as creating a search criterion,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cognitive Processes, Computer Oriented Programs, Concept Formation, Information...
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...
Over 5800 books pertaining to higher education are included in this bibliography. Its 16 sections deal with the following areas: 1) historical, philosophical, sociological, and general development; 2) organization and administration; 3) finance, budget, and business administration; 4) faculty personnel; 5) directories; 6) admissions and registration; 7) student personnel; 8) teaching methods and media; 9) learning and psychological factors; 10) graduate curricular; 11) adult and university...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accreditation (Institutions), Administration, Admission (School), Bibliographies,...
The selection of reading texts for second language learners of Indonesian for this volume were based on the desire to provide level-appropriate material, to reflect the diversity of contemporary Indonesian society, and to pique the interest of university students. Included materials are from government publications, Jakarta newspapers, provincial newspapers, news magazines, sensational magazines, women's magazines, popular and serious literature as well as personal letters, postcards, memos,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Charts, Foreign Countries, Illustrations, Indonesian, Instructional Materials,...
This collection of papers on the intercultural communication between the United States and Japan is divided into three sections. The first section, "Introduction to Intercultural Communication," describes the background of the relationship between Japan and the United States, the history of the study of intercultural communication, and some of the problems related to it--barriers that make communication between Americans and Japanese more difficult. The second section,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries,...
This document consists of all 14 issues of a bimonthly serial, from its inception in May 1991 through November 1993. "Da Que Hablar" provides numerous authentic materials from magazines and newspapers to stimulate discussion in Spanish in the foreign language classroom. The articles cover topics such as current events, cultural issues, sports, celebrity profiles, and cities to visit. Comprehension questions follow each section, and activities such as crossword puzzles are also...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Content Area Reading, Higher Education, Illustrations, Instructional Materials,...