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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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Papers from a 1993 conference on linguistics, all in French, include essays on the following: Yoruba morphophonology; literary Arabic morphophonology; grammatical cohesion in Burushaski; phonological and lexical variation in French Canadian dialects, including Acadian; insults in Madrid Spanish; discourse analysis; maintenance of meaning in translation; lexical stratification in specialized language; the nature of language planning; linguistic stereotypes in Berber; semantics of terminology...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Languages, American Indians, Arabic, Berber Languages, Bilingualism,...
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,...
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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...
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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 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 20 resource English units which comprise the guide for grades seven-nine are designed to supplement, rather than replace, regular instructional materials and are intended for use as enrichment materials to use as reinforcement exercises after regular English units have been taught. The purpose of the guide is to give students a chance to explore various business and office occupations while gaining insight into how and why a knowledge of English is important in everyday work life. The units...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Business Education, Business English, Career Education, Career Exploration, Class...
This quarterly annotated bibliography lists periodicals, scholarly journals, and institutions that may be of interest to modern language teachers, and provides bibliographic information for modern language reference, research, and teaching materials. In each issue, an introductory section provides background information on sources and details the bibliography's structure. Major sections include listings of articles and instructional materials, alphabetically by author, followed by separate...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Foreign Countries, Information Sources, Instructional...
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...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Conflict Resolution, Course Content, Cultural Awareness, Elementary...
This 14th annual ED-MEDIA conference serves as a multi-disciplinary forum for the discussion and exchange of information on the research, development, and applications on all topics related to multimedia, hypermedia and telecommunications/distance education. ED-MEDIA, the premiere international conference in the field, spans all disciplines and levels of education and attracts more than 1,000 attendees from over 50 countries. This document contains papers from attendees representing researchers...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Programs,...
The four 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...
This more advanced Dari text was designed for Peace Corps Volunteers in Afghanistan who desired to speak the language on higher levels, but it could also be used during the last part of the training programs in the United States. It follows the author's elementary text, "Farsi Reference Manual Basic Course," which has been used in all the Afghan Peace Corps training programs. This text is divided into eight units which contain presentation, reinforcement. recapitulation, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Educational Programs, Instructional...
The controversial issue of cultural authenticity in children's literature resurfaces continually, always eliciting strong emotions and a wide range of perspectives. This collection explores the complexity of this issue by highlighting important historical events, current debates, and new questions and critiques. Articles in the collection are grouped under five different parts. Under Part I, The Sociopolitical Contexts of Cultural Authenticity, are the following articles: (1) "The...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Childrens Literature, Cultural Context, Elementary Education, Literary Criticism,...
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 paper describes the policies and practices of school inspection in Nigeria. The first section discusses the school inspection system from 1954 to 1967. In 1954, Nigeria was given a new constitution which divided the country into regions, each of which was responsible for education in its own area. School inspection was managed on a regional basis, with a mixed record of idealism, efficiency, and ineffectiveness. The next section considers school inspection after the splitting of Nigeria...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Comparative Education, Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Government...
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...
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This document includes volumes 2-18 (November 1978 through August 1995) of the newsletter of the National Association for Bilingual Education. Individual issues contain news and information about a wide range of issues in bilingual education, including: international, national, and state trends; multicultural education; legislation concerning bilingual education; public policy and policy formation; classroom teaching techniques; program design and administration; program types; parent...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Education Programs, Book Reviews,...
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 volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation," Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The 11th BCES Conference theme is "Education in One World: Perspectives from Different Nations." The Distance Partner Conference...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach,...
This set of five separately-published annual bibliographies present annotations of children's and youth literature chosen for literary and/or graphic qualities to be part of the Bologna Children's Book Fair. The 1994 bibliography contains over 200 titles in 28 languages from 40 countries; the 1995 issue contains over 170 titles in 25 languages from 38 countries; the 1996 issue contains nearly 250 titles in 27 languages from 43 counties; the 1997 issue contains 275 titles in 23 languages from 43...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary...
Volume I of the 1916-18 Biennial Survey of Education includes the following chapters: (1) A survey of higher education (Samuel P. Capen and Walton C. John); (2) Medical education (N. P. Colwell); (3) Engineering education (F. L. Bishop); (4) Commercial education (Frank V. Thompson); (5) Public education in the cities of the United States: The larger cities (J. H. Van Sickle and John Whyte) and The smaller cities (W. S. Deffenbaugh); (6) Rural education (H. W. Foght); (7) Secondary education...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Agricultural Education, Engineering Education, African American Education, Medical...
Arranged in eight sections, this catalog provides elementary and secondary educators with resources on global education. General resources in section 1 are arranged under organizations and projects, language and area studies centers, youth exchange organizations, miscellaneous, and bibliographies of books, journals, and classroom activities. Section 2, Africa, contains separate listings of books, journals, films, and educators' and students' bibliographies, each subdivided by subject area....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Area Studies, Asian Studies, Books, Cultural Awareness, Educational Media,...
This resource book was compiled for the United States Department of Education's Goals 2000 Orientation Conference. Sections present information about the numerous components of successful comprehensive reforms based on high standards, such as the National Education Goals, systemic education reform, standards, student assessment, professional development, governance and accountability, the management of change, the mobilization of community and parental support, technology, and school-to-work...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accountability, Cooperative Education, Educational Change, Educational Improvement,...
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 guide seeks to be a tool for action and a resource for understanding some of the key issues concerning Africa today. Through a series of six sessions, participants focus on a particular theme or issue that links their community with the African context. The six sessions focus on: (1) "Building Connections with Africa"; (2) "Culture Connections"; (3) "Economic Connections"; (4) "Issue Connections" (Children and Youth, Environment, Food and Hunger,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, African Culture, African History, African Studies, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural...
Proceedings from the September 1985 hearing focus on the implementation of P.L. 94-142, The Education for All Handicapped Children Act, as it relates to learning handicapped delinquents in the District of Columbia (D.C.). Statements are presented from officials of the general accounting office, D.C. public school officials, administrators of D.C. social service agencies, D.C. policymakers, a psychologist, an educator, and an attorney. Among issues addressed are lack of communication among...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Compliance (Legal), Correctional Education, Delinquency, Federal Legislation,...
This proceedings contains papers from the 2002 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) conference. Papers are organized in the following sections: (1) Invited Papers and Invited Panels; (2) Concepts & Procedures; (3) Corporate & Distance Education; (4) Diversity/Equity; (5) Educational Computing Course; (6) Educational Leadership; (7) Electronic Portfolios; (8) Faculty Development; (9) Fine Arts; (10) Graduate and Inservice Education; (11) Instructional Design;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education,...
This 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...
The 1969-70 report on California's testing program provides information on the achievement scores of students in grades one, two, three, six, and twelve. The report is divided into three parts: (1) a statewide analysis and summary--an introduction to the report which begins with a summary of the findings; (2) percentile ranks and normalized standard scores for achievement test scores and other school district factors for all districts--the data collected from the program and a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Achievement Tests, Low Achievement, Performance Factors, Predictor Variables, School...
WRITTEN TO SUPPLEMENT THE AUTHORS' SPOKEN QUECHUA MATERIALS, THIS TRIDIALECTAL DICTIONARY PROVIDES THE SPEAKER OF ENGLISH WHO HAS HAD SOME TRAINING IN QUECHUA GRAMMAR WITH A MEANS OF ACCESS TO ADDITIONAL VOCABULARY IN THE CUZCO, AYACUCHO, AND COCHABAMBA DIALECTS. ALL THE QUECHUA WORDS AND PHRASES INCLUDED ARE IN ACTUAL USE AND WERE GATHERED FROM FIELD EXPERIENCE OR WORK WITH NATIVE INFORMANTS. SINCE THE APPROXIMATELY 3,000 ENTRIES ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY THE ENGLISH EQUIVALENT FOR THE...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Dialect Studies, Dictionaries, Languages, Quechua, Translation, PARKER, GARY, AND...
This dictionary contains about 55,000 terms with approximately 150,000 definitions. These terms are of both a technical and local nature and apply to metal mining, coal mining, quarrying, geology, metallurgy, ceramics and clays, glassmaking, minerals and mineralogy, and general terminology. Petroleum, natural gas, and legal mining terminology, unless of a general nature, has been excluded, as has been foreign terminology where there is an English equivalent. Those Spanish-American and Mexican...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Definitions, Dictionaries, Earth Science, Geology, Minerals, Mining, Natural...
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,...
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 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 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 of a consensus conference on pediatric rheumatology deals with the complex nature of rheumatological conditions of children, which require diagnostic, therapeutic, and follow-up services for comprehensive care and demand the cooperation of medical, health, education, mental health, and social service professionals. Conference recommendations are presented in the areas of: networking; research; team care financing; community-based family-centered care; legislative advocacy; data...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Child Advocacy, Child Health, Chronic Illness, Data Collection, Database Design,...
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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Intended to provide teachers with a list of recently published books recommended for children, this annotated booklist cites titles of children's trade books selected for their literary and artistic quality. The annotations in the booklist include a critical statement about each book as well as a brief description of the content, and--where appropriate--information about quality and composition of illustrations. Some 1,800 titles are included in this publication; they were selected from...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Art, Athletics, Biographies, Books, Childrens Literature,...
This monograph is intended to provide a foundation for communication programs for the prevention of alcohol and other drug problems among high-risk American children. The book offers guidelines for program planners at the national, state, and local levels. Chapter 1 provides a comprehensive look at the priority target audience, youth from high-risk environments and their families, and serves as a background for the chapters that follow. Chapter 2 addresses one group of high-risk youth, Black...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Alcohol Abuse, At Risk Persons, Black Youth, Health Programs, Health Promotion,...
The articles collected in this bulletin survey a wide range of topics concerning adolescent literature. Some of the titles included are "Seven Myths about Adolescent Literature" (Paul B. Janeczko), "The Book as Enemy" (Thomas Weaver), "Popular Non-Fiction Titles for Adolescents" (Noma Russell), "Values and Paperback Power" (Nel Ward), "An Approach to Sex Roles in Secondary Literature" (Dianne Bettis), and "An Annotated Bibliography of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies,...
These materials represent the testimony given before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Scientific Planning, Analysis, and Cooperation in February 1978 on the subject of domestic violence, including issues of battered spouses, family problems, and child abuse. Statements from witnesses appearing before the Subcommittee are provided and deal with the following areas of concern: (1) the impact of family violence of children's behavior and development; (2) the relationship of violence...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adults, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Patterns, Behavioral Science Research,...
This module is the second in a series of 12 learning modules designed to teach occupational mathematics. Blocks of informative material and rules are followed by examples and practice problems. The solutions to the practice problems are found at the end of the module. Specific topics covered include rounding off, precision of measurement, and the concept of least precise measurement. (YLB)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Arithmetic, Community Colleges, Decimal Fractions, Individualized Instruction,...
This book is a revised publication in the series on Aerospace Education II. It describes the employment of aerospace forces, their methods of operation, and some of the weapons and equipment used in combat and combat support activities. The first chapter describes some of the national objectives and policies served by the Air Force in peace and war. The second and third chapters examine the mission and structure of major Air Force operating commands. The fourth chapter describes the various...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Aerospace Education, Aerospace Technology, Agency Role, Aviation Technology,...
The Special Studies Subcommittee, conducting an inquiry into proprietary vocational schools, explored ways to limit the misuse of vocational training, to minimize the waste of government funds, and to correct the abuses of misleading advertising, unethical recruiting, and the acceptance of unqualified students. Statements, presented or submitted, covered the fields of education professions development, consumer protection, State administrators and supervisors of private schools, independent...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accountability, Accreditation (Institutions), Educational Quality, Government...
In the evolving world of higher education, both online and in the classroom, the discovery and integration of effective new practices is crucial in preparing today's growing number of adult students for tomorrow's dynamic and evolving workplace and to meet the educational demands of busy adult students. In "Authentic Instruction and Online Delivery: Proven Practices in Higher Education," the three editors have collected and edited the experiences of twenty-six instructors or teams of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Online Courses, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Adult Students, Private...
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,...
This curriculum guide is intended to assist persons teaching a course in repairing two- and four-stroke cycle small engines. Addressed in the individual units of instruction are the following topics: safety, tools, fasteners, and measurement techniques; basic small engine theory (engine identification and inspection, basic engine principles and design, and operation principles of two- and four-stroke engines); electrical systems (basic electricity and ignition, charging, and starting systems);...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Electrical...
This volume contains papers presented at a symposium on public policy and educating handicapped persons. Included are: (1) "Public Policy and the Special Education Task for the 1980s: Report of the Wingspread Conference" (M. C. Reynolds et al.); (2) "The Emerging System for Educating Handicapped Children" (L. E. Lynn, Jr.); (3) "Effectiveness of Special Education" (G. V. Glass); (4) "Public Education: A System to Meet Its Needs" (R. B. Howsam); (5)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation,...
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,...
A guide to instruction in Setswana, the most widely dispersed Bantu language in Southern Africa, includes general material about the language, materials for the teacher, 163 lessons, vocabulary lists, and supplementary materials and exercises. Introductory material about the language discusses its distribution and characteristics, and orthography. Each of the lessons consists of at least two phases: mimicry and communication. The first focuses on pronunciation, manipulation of grammatical...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Skills, Bantu Languages, Cultural Context, Daily Living Skills, Games,...
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,...
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2016, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, 1-3 July, 2016. This conference is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2016, 1-4 July. The e-Learning (EL) 2016 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....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Professional Associations, Conferences (Gatherings), Electronic Learning, Computer...
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 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. The titles of all papers (excluding "short orals", "posters", and brief discussion group reports) are: (1) "On Relationships between Psychological and Sociocultural Perspectives" (Pat Thompson and Paul Cobb); (2) "On Theory and Models: The Case of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Algebra, Calculus, Cultural Influences, Educational Assessment, Educational...
This curriculum guide discusses an English language arts and basic skills program for the junior high school level. The program is designed to reflect the learner's point of view. The authors argue that education is not so much a matter of objectives or subject content as it is a matter of what happens to the student. Accordingly, this guide discusses teaching methods and activities that reflect what happens to students when they use language. The guide begins by discussing assumptions and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Affective Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Creative Writing, Curriculum Guides,...
This directory provides information about various types of Michigan libraries. The directory is divided into 13 sections: (1) "Alphabetical List of Public and Branch Libraries Whose Names Do Not Indicate Their Location"; (2) "Public and Branch Libraries"; (3) "Library Cooperatives; (4) "Academic Libraries"; (5) "Regions of Cooperation"; (6) "Regional Educational Media Centers"; (7) "Regional and Subregional Libraries"; (8)...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Libraries, Branch Libraries, Depository Libraries, Elementary Secondary...
This report presents selected findings from the school principal data files of the 2007-08 Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS). SASS is a nationally representative sample survey of public, private, and Bureau of Indian Education-funded (BIE) K-12 schools, principals, and teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The public school sample was designed so that national-, regional-, and state-level elementary, secondary, and combined public school estimates can be made. Public schools...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Principals, Elementary Secondary Education, Tribally Controlled Education, Private...
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...
This book presents 25 essays and studies that explore the interplay of a variety of factors that provide the fuel for individual and collaborative explorations into the nature of literacy. Essays and studies in the book are "Patterns of Response: Struggling Readers Respond to a Real Book during Transactional Literature Discussion" (JoAnn Rubino Dugan); "Literacy Behaviors in the Spontaneous Play of a Multi-National Group of First Graders in a Small Overseas School" (Karen E....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education, Family...
Presentations at the June 9-10, 1976, meeting of the National Commission on New Technological Uses of Copyrighted Works (CONTU) concentrated on computer software protection. There were a panel discussion, a briefing from a General Services Administration spokesman, and a presentation by representatives of the educational community. The testimony and discussions covered definitions of computer software, copyrightability, advantages and disadvantages of copyrights, costs to users, present...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Advisory Committees, Computer Programs, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Federal...
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference on Mobile Learning 2013, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, in Lisbon, Portugal, March 14-16, 2013. The Mobile Learning 2013 International Conference seeks to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of mobile learning research which illustrate developments in the field. Papers in these proceedings include: (1) Common Mobile Learning Characteristics--An...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Conference Papers, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education, Educational...
This proceedings volume contains 77 papers. Subjects addressed include: image processing; new faculty research methods; preinstructional activities for preservice teacher education; computer "window" presentation styles; interface design; stress management instruction; cooperative learning; graphical user interfaces; student attitudes, interests, and motivation; effects of relevance on mental effort; hypertext computer-based instruction; image maps on the World Wide Web; virtual...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in...
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,...
This implementation guide is intended to support the Grade 4 to Grade 6 portion of the Ukrainian Language and Culture Nine-year Program (the program of studies). It was developed primarily for teachers, yet it includes information that may be useful for administrators and other stakeholders in their efforts to plan for and implement the new Ukrainian program of studies. The program of studies provides a discussion of the value of learning a second language and lays out learning outcomes for...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Curriculum, Second Languages, Program...
Although educational reform for teacher education has been called for in many recent reports, educational reformers typically do not take time to define exactly what is to be changed, why, and how that change can be evaluated. Many of the conceptions for change are narrowly defined and vary among reports. Seven recommendations made by the National Commission on Excellence in Teacher Education report, "A Call for Change in Teacher Education," are delineated and discussed in terms of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Higher Education, Preservice Teacher...
In this 13th edition of "Adventuring with Books," teachers and librarians will find descriptions of more than 850 texts (published between 1999 and 2001) suitable for student use in background research, unit study, or pleasure reading, and children will find books that delight, amuse, and entertain. The texts described in the book are divided into 24 general topics, including Science Nonfiction; Struggle and Survival; Fantasy Literature; Sports; Games and Hobbies; and Mathematics in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Cultural Context, Elementary...
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,...
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...
Nineteen scholarly papers and seventeen abstracts comprise the content of the fifteenth annual Brick and Click Libraries Conference, held annually at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Missouri. The proceedings, authored by academic librarians and presented at the symposium, portray the contemporary and future face of librarianship. The 2015 paper and abstract titles include: (1) Did You See What I Did? Three Steps to Effective Marketing (Corie Dugas); (2) Sustaining Electronic...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Libraries, Library Services, Library Instruction, Information Literacy,...
This proceedings of the 2000 Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference contains 459 papers organized in the following sections: Concepts and Procedures (23 papers); Distance Education (24 papers); Diversity & International (9 papers); Educational Computing Course (13 papers); Educational Leadership (8 papers); Faculty Development (29 papers); Graduate & Inservice (35 papers); Instructional Design (19 papers); International (25 papers);...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Pluralism, Distance Education, Educational...
This document consists of the first 16 volumes (47 issues) of a serial devoted to law-related education (LRE) that offers background information on a wide range of legal issues as well as teaching strategies for LRE. Issues of the magazine focus on the law as it affects schools and young people, with articles on school discipline, juvenile justice, the legal rights of students, youth at risk, and drugs in the schools. Many themes in constitutional law with special emphasis on the First and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Athletics, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights, Constitutional History,...
Based on a 1984 survey of all accredited two-year colleges in the United States and members of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (AACJC) in other countries, this directory provides a comprehensive list of the 1,222 community, junior, and technical colleges as well as statistics on enrollment and staffing for each. Following introductory material on the uses of the directory, information is presented on the AACJC; its mission and goals; and its affiliated councils,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Accreditation (Institutions), Administrators, College Faculty, College Presidents,...
Basic concepts of nuclear structures, radiation, nuclear reactions, and health physics are presented in this text, prepared for naval officers. Applications to the area of nuclear power are described in connection with pressurized water reactors, experimental boiling water reactors, homogeneous reactor experiments, and experimental breeder reactors. Naval nuclear power plants and the propulsion of naval vessels are discussed by using the atomic powered Nautilus (SSN 571) and USS Seawolf (SSN...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Instructional Materials, Military Science, Military Training, Nuclear Physics,...
This revised version of "Mathematics for Horticulture" was developed to meet the needs of educators faced with teaching a mathematics curriculum based on real-life applications. The manual includes a wide range of topics, some remedial in nature, but all very basic to success in the industry. The manual contains seven chapters that cover the following topics: (1) measurement; (2) geometry for the landscape; (3) sales; (4) construction; (5) grass seed mixtures, sod, fertilizers, and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Learning Activities, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics...