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



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The purpose of this handbook is to provide information on the fundamental requirements, as set down in the Federal law and policy, that are necessary in planning Title I, Elementary Secondary Education Act proposals. Also, this handbook is meant to clarify Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 and its amendments. It provides a further elaboration of Health Education Welfare Department Program Guides 44 and 45A for Title I. The handbook is organized to reflect in sequence...
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MARANAO, OF THE MALAYO-POLYNESIAN LANGUAGE GROUP, IS ONE OF THE EIGHT MAJOR LANGUAGES IN THE PHILIPPINES AND IS SPOKEN BY 400,000 MOSLEMS ON THE ISLAND OF MINDANAO. THIS DICTIONARY, BASED PRIMARILY ON THE SPOKEN FORM OF THE LANGUAGE, CONTAINS 18,000 MARANAO ENTRIES IN PART I AND THEIR ALPHABETIZED ENGLISH GLOSSES CROSS-REFERENCED IN PART II. THE INTRODUCTION INCLUDES A SKETCH OF MARANAO GRAMMAR TO AID THE READER IN IDENTIFYING BASE FORMS (USED FOR THE ENTRIES) AND A RATHER EXTENSIVE...
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 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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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 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 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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Papers in this proceedings explore the theme of rethinking teaching and learning through technology. Along with general session papers that address asynchronous learning networks and the World Wide Web as a classroom without walls, the document contains papers in the following eight tracks: (1) Assessing the Effectiveness of Technology in Teaching and Learning, including evaluation of a notebook computing project, evaluation of three educational online delivery approaches, and return on...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Case Studies, College School Cooperation, Computer Uses in Education, Distance...
The 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,...
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,...
The third and latest (2022) edition of this dictionary and thesaurus of contemporary figurative language and metaphor has been updated to better reflect the language of groups, social media, and social change. The work seeks to identify language used figuratively in everyday contemporary English, along with its distinguishing collocates. The first entry is "ablaze," and the last entry is "Zuckerberg (the Russian Mark Zuckerberg, etc.)." Each entry is tagged by what cognitive...
Topics: ERIC Archive, ERIC, Stockdale, Joseph Gagen, III, Dictionaries, Resource Materials, Second Language...
These 12 journal issues include articles on the following topics: cultural effects on learning and teaching English in Vietnam; a student guide to plagiarism; getting a master's degree in TEST at Temple University Japan; getting organized in Japan; conference reports; a discourse pattern for teaching the reminiscence story; student controlled learning; contagious storytelling; fairy tales and language learning; resources about storytelling; a study of attitudes and apathy in university students...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biculturalism, Bullying, Computer Assisted Instruction, Culturally Relevant...
Using feature films to teach undergraduate psychology courses can promote active learning for several reasons. Films can reach students with a variety of learning styles, including those with a visual approach to learning. Also, students seem to enjoy commercial films and their use can help decrease levels of monotony from daily lectures. Feature films also provide a context that relates psychological concepts and theories to students' real life experience and illustrate different viewpoints in...
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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 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,...
This document is intended as a data file user's manual for the dataset resulting from the High School and Beyond Postsecondary Education Transcript Study. The purpose of this study, conducted during 1984-85, was to provide reliable and objective information about the types and patterns of postsecondary courses taken by all members of the High School and Beyond (HS&B) 1980 senior cohort. Transcripts were requested from each school reported by sample members in their responses to the first...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Records, Course Selection (Students), Data Collection, Data Processing,...
The 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 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,...
Documents announced with VT numbers only in the Volume 6 Number 2 issue (VT 020 046) of "Abstracts of Research 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 author indexes...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Clearinghouses, Documentation, Educational Research, Indexes, Information...
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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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...
This teacher's manual for a preschool second-year program in English as a second language contains daily lesson plans--objectives, activities, exercises, and subject material--for 22 weeks of class. The program is designed for two English instructional periods per day. English should also be used as the medium of instruction in one other subject. The first four weeks are spent in review of the first year's work. The subjectives and subject material for each week's work are listed at the...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bilingual Education, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives, English (Second...
This 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 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,...
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This document, consisting of 7 chapters, 35 figures, and 380 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, vocational, and adult education; (4) federal programs for education and related activities; (5) outcomes of education; (6) international...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Degrees (Academic), Dropout Rate, Educational...
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,...
The items in this extensive compilation of resources for early childhood educators are presented in seven sections: (1) sources of information on early childhood education, (2) a collection of various materials produced by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, (3) information on associations and organizations, (4) information on publications and suppliers, (5) information about state activities and publications, (6) articles and special reports, and (7) materials...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Development, Child Welfare, Early Childhood...
This primary education curriculum guide was developed jointly by the Iowa and Nebraska Departments of Education to provide educators with a coherent framework to guide local planning for reform of educational programs for children at the kindergarten and primary level. In the belief that the field has moved beyond separate areas of service or curriculum, this second edition of the guide presents content related both to differences among learners and to emergent areas of curriculum throughout...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Change, Educational Objectives,...
This curriculum guide contains materials written for teachers or group leaders of graduate students in educational psychology, psychology, sociology, and child and family studies and is designed to reflect the basic assumptions of educational equity, i.e., sex-fair and sex-affirmative facilitator attitudes, and counseling and teaching techniques. Each of the five units--New Techniques for Counseling Women, Sex-Bias in Interest Measures, Women in Higher Education, Sex Affirmative Action in...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Learning, Assertiveness, Counseling Techniques, Equal Education, Females,...
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 Federal School Code List is intended as a resource for anyone who is completing a: 2000-2001 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), 2000-2001 Renewal FAFSA, 2000-2001 FAFSA Express, 2000-2001 FAFSA on the Web, or 2000-2001 Renewal FAFSA on the Web application. The list is arranged alphabetically by state and then institution, and includes schools in all 50 states and U.S. possessions, as well as foreign schools, that were participating in the program at the time the guide was...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Educational Finance, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Financial Aid Applicants, Higher...
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 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 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,...
Intended for use by food service personnel and management, dietitians, college teachers, students, and researchers, this catalog lists a wide variety of instructional resource materials in the areas of nutrition, health education, cooking, and food services management. The main sections of the catalog are: (1) bibliography--a complete citation of the author, title, source, date of release, descriptor terms, and informative synopsis of the contents; (2) subject index--a listing according to...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abstracts, Breakfast Programs, Catalogs, Consumer Education, Cooking Instruction,...
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...
Beginning Pashto is part of a set of materials for teaching oral and written Afghan Pashto. The Pashto writing system is taught in the first unit of the book and is used in the presentation of the material from then on. In the first three units, material is provided also in a romanized transcription. After that, the transcription of a word or phrase is given only when the word or phrase is introduced, or when pronunciation is the focus. Dialogues and readings on various topics (e.g. food,...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Dialogs (Language), Foreign Countries, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Pashto,...
This curriculum guide contains a 4-week course designed to address the problems students face in making career or job choices and selecting the appropriate high school courses to give them the necessary skills to achieve their career goal. It contains materials for teachers to use in doing the following: assist students in self-assessment, expand the student's knowledge of actual careers available and real job opportunities, help them understand the educational curriculum choices they have and...
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This course in energy audits is one of 16 courses in the Energy Technology Series developed for an Energy Conservation-and-Use Technology curriculum. Intended for use in two-year postsecondary technical institutions to prepare technicians for employment, the courses are also useful in industry for updating employees in company-sponsored training programs. Comprised of 11 modules, the course overviews the purpose, objectives, and mechanics of the energy audit process. Full background and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Education, Air Conditioning, Behavioral Objectives, Building Design, Course...
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 book consists of four sections: (1) "Supplemental Materials"; (2) "Supplemental Investigations"; (3) "Test Item Bank"; and (4) "Blackline Masters." The first section provides additional background material related to selected chapters and investigations in the student book. Included are a periodic table of the elements, genetics problems and solutions, and background information on acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). The second section...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biological Sciences, Courseware, Educational Resources, Instructional Materials,...
This teacher's guide and student guide are designed to accompany a consumer mathematics textbook that contains supplemental readings, activities, and methods adapted for secondary students who have disabilities and other students with diverse learning needs. The materials are designed to help these students succeed in regular education content courses and include simplified text and smaller units of study. The curriculum correlates to Florida's Sunshine State Standards and is divided into the...
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This study sought to analyze phoneme/grapheme correspondences in a 17,310-entry word list drawn from the Thorndike-Lorge word list and Merriam-Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary. Phase one of the research, which has also been reported separately, also sought to determine how closely American-English orthography approximates the alphabetic principle. Correspondences were analyzed irrespective of context, in relation to syllable position, and in relation to position in stressed and unstressed...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Elementary Education, Graphemes, Letters (Alphabet), North American English,...
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 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...
The Enterprise Zone-Preschool Inclusion Project (EZ-PIP) was a four-year demonstration project funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. The purpose of the project was to expand, implement, evaluate and disseminate a model program designed to promote the inclusion of young children with disabilities into early childcare programs in economically depressed areas of a major metropolitan city. The model included three components, which are detailed in this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Consultants, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Inclusive...
Designed for individual study and nonformal classroom instruction, this Navy training manual provides subject matter that relates to the occupational standards of the construction mechanic rating. Each chapter includes line drawings, diagrams, and photos illustrating the subject matter. Subjects covered include the following: preparation for advancement, principles and construction of internal combustion engines, fuel systems, cooling and lubricating systems, automotive electricity, automotive...
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This guide is designed for Russian language training of Peace Corps workers in Russia, and reflects daily communication needs in that context. It consists of seven instructional units. An introductory section gives an overview of the Russian language, Cyrillic alphabet, phonology, and morphology. The first instructional unit is intended as a 1-week introductory course, presented as a game with mnemonic aids, many immediately useful phrases and expressions, and pronunciation aids. This unit is...
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The conference aims for primary school social studies teaching are: 1) to create an awareness and an understanding of the evolving social and physical environment as a whole, together with the rational use and conservation of these resources for development; 2) to develop a capacity to learn and to acquire basic skills together with the skills of observation, analysis, inference, and critical thinking; 3) to insure the acquisition of relevant knowledge essential for personal and value...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Citizenship, Community Study, Critical Thinking, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum...
This is the first national directory of public and nonpublic secondary schools which offered vocational curriculums during the 1971-72 school year. Information for the directory was compiled from data provided through cooperative arrangements with the 50 states and the District of Columbia, Canal Zone, Guam, Puerto Rico, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands and the Virgin Islands. Data were submitted for all schools with one or more vocational curriculums in Grades 9, 10, 11, and 12....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Education, Curriculum, Directories, Private Schools, Public Schools, Secondary...
Opinions abound on what students should wear to class. Some see student dress as a safety issue; others see it as a student-rights issue. The issue of dress codes and uniform policies has been tackled in the classroom, the boardroom, and the courtroom. This Policy Report examines the whole fabric of the debate on dress codes and uniform policies through a collection of short reports; policy recommendations; and opinions by administrators, teachers, students, and civil libertarians. Topics of...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Civil Liberties, Clothing, Dress Codes, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary...
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...
A 3-year developmental program in career education for grades kindergarten through 14 (K-14) conducted by the South Portland, Maine schools is described in this report which also contains curriculum materials produced by the project. Goals are outlined for career awareness (K-6), career orientation and exploration (7-9), career preparation (10-12), and post high school program recycling (13-14). Revising curricula at the elementary and secondary levels and restructuring and revising guidance...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career...
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,...
This document contains both a final report and a curriculum guide for the Homestudy Option, a program geared to the 1988 General Educational Development (GED) test. The final report describes two program objectives: (1) providing an adult basic education home study curriculum to rural adults to take the first steps toward educational independence; and (2) reaching many rural students who find educational programs inaccessible. The following project activities are discussed: (1) development of a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Curriculum Guides, Equivalency...
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This guide is designed for Ivatan (Ibatan) 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 Ivatan-to-English glossary; a workbook with illustrated exercises for language practice and skill reinforcement; and extensive grammar notes. (MSE)
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This is the second of two training courses designed to develop the capability of practitioners in the home building industry to design solar heating and cooling systems. The course is organized in 23 modules to separate selected topics and to facilitate learning. Although a compact schedule of one week is shown, a variety of formats can be arranged. In general, the course progresses from simple sizing procedures for making preliminary estimates of collector area requirements, to a...
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This Rate Training Manual and Nonresident Career Course (RTM/NRCC) form a self-study package that will enable aviation support equipment personnel to help themselves fulfill the requirements for advancement. Designed for individual study and not formal classroom instruction, the RTM provides subject matter that relates directly to the occupational standards of the Aviation Support (AS) Equipment Technician. The NRCC provides a way of satisfying the requirements for completing the RTM....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Aviation Mechanics, Aviation Technology, Aviation Vocabulary, Behavioral Objectives,...
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 guide is designed to provide ideas on how to integrate biodiversity into teaching at many levels in both formal and informal settings. These curriculum materials are part of the World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) environmental education program called Windows on the Wild (WOW). WOW incorporates current data from projects around the world and draws on information from many organizations, agencies, businesses, and individuals whose work is directed at maintaining and enhancing Earth's biodiversity....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Biodiversity, Biology, Botany, Conservation Education, Ecology, Elementary Secondary...
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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...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Context, Grammar, Indonesian, Instructional Materials,...
This selective annotated bibliography is designed for French teachers seeking new materials to help increase students' language fluency and cultural awareness. Materials are listed alphabetically under the following headings: (1) Art; (2) Language Arts; (3) Literature; (4) Music; (5) Science and Mathematics; (6) Social Sciences; (7) Other Materials; and (8) Basic Programs. The materials include textbooks, but also filmstrips, grammars, maps, pictures, readers, slides, tapes, and transparencies....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Art Materials, Audiodisc Recordings, Audiovisual Aids,...
This updated home economics core curriculum was developed following extensive research conducted by Colorado home economics teachers. The guide, designed to be used in grades 10-12, contains five units to be used as a 1-semester course. The guide includes a scope and sequence outline that lists the topics, lessons, and process skills, in addition to eight Future Homemakers of America/Home Economics Related Occupations of America purposes that correlate with each section. Each unit contains a...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Core Curriculum, Course Content, Daily Living Skills, Family Life Education, Family...
This bibliography presents a retrospective index of 6,050 doctoral dissertations, accepted by Western European universities, on Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian languages and literatures, part of a larger, world study of that field. The bibliography's scope is limited to doctoral dissertations on the Romance languages and dialects of Portugal, Spain, and Ibero-America and on the literatures written in these languages. Also included are dissertations on the relationships between these literatures and...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, Language Research, Literature, Luso...
With the goal of enhancing cooperation and interaction among youth, youth organizations, and other service providers to the youth sector, this directory aims to give youth, as well as people and organizations involved and interested in youth-related issues, a comprehensive source of information on South African youth organizations and related relevant issues. The directory is divided into three main parts. The first part, which is the background, is introductory comments by President Nelson...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Developing Nations, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries, Schools, Service...
THIS SURVEY RELATES ESTIMATES ON (1) AMOUNT AND SOURCE OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY EXPENDITURES FOR COMPUTERS IN RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES, (2) AVAILABILITY OF COMPUTERS AND DISTRIBUTION OF RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTIONAL USAGE IN GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC AREAS, AND (3) DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED IN COMPUTER SCIENCE. A STRATIFIED RANDOM SAMPLE OF APPROXIMATELY 700 OF THE 2,200 INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION WAS EMPLOYED TO OBTAIN ESTIMATES FOR THE ENTIRE POPULATION....
Topics: ERIC Archive, Bachelors Degrees, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Computers, Doctoral...
Intended for use by food service personnel and management, dietitians, college teachers, students, and researchers, this catalog lists a wide variety of instructional resource materials in the areas of nutrition, health education, cooking, and food service management. The main sections of the catalog are: (1) bibliography--a complete citation of the title, author, source, data of publication, descriptor words, and an informative synopsis of the contents; (2) subject index--a listing according...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Abstracts, Breakfast Programs, Catalogs, Consumer Education, Cooking Instruction,...
This set of instructional materials is designed to provide beginning and intermediate learners of Haitian Creole with a foundation in the phonology, grammar, and vocabulary of the language. It is intended for use by individuals wanting to communicate with monolingual Haitians. A revision of earlier materials, this set emphasizes authentic representation of Haitian language and culture, focuses on interpersonal communication needs, and uses an officialized spelling, which is explained in the...
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Topics: ERIC Archive, Class Activities, Communicative Competence (Languages), Daily Living Skills, Dialogs...
This grammar of Pashto was designed to accompany a set of beginning- and intermediate-level instructional materials for teaching the Pashto language to English speakers, but can be used separately as a reference by readers who are not learning the language. Introductory sections in English and Pashto describe the content and organization. The first chapter gives background information on the people who speak it and on the language (history, social status, dialects, standardization, and history...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adjectives, Alphabets, Diachronic Linguistics, Form Classes (Languages), Grammar,...
This 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...
No work in social studies has been consistently referred to over the past 75 years as much as has "The Social Studies in Secondary Education," Bulletin No. 28 (1916) of the U.S. Bureau of Education. This volume, the "Report of the Committee on Social Studies of the Commission on the Reorganization of Secondary Education of the National Education Association," has developed a mystique of its own and inspired tones of reverence when the work is mentioned; yet, few social...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Course Content, Course Organization, Courses, Curriculum Design, Educational History,...
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,...
This military intelligence unit refresher course in Japanese is designed for 210 hours of audiolingual instruction. The materials, prepared by the Defense Language Institute, are intended for students with considerable intensive training in spoken and written Japanese who are preparing for a military language assignment. [Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original documents.] (AMM)
Topics: ERIC Archive, Audiolingual Methods, Cultural Context, Instructional Materials, Japanese, Language...
This revised selected bibliography offers descriptive annotations of literature, films, records, tapes, and other teaching aids related to marriage, parenthood, family relationships, and kindered topics. The material is divided into the following general areas: (1) theoretical, historical, and cross cultural perspectives on the family; (2) sexuality, sex roles, and sex education; (3) human reproduction and family planning; (4) adolescence and youth, including materials for teenagers and adults;...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Adolescents, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Child Development, Family...
This question book was developed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for testing applicants who are preparing for certification as airline transport pilots, aircraft dispatchers, or flight navigators. The publication contains several innovative features that are a departure from previous FAA publications related to air carrier personnel certification written tests: (1) testing materials related to the pilot who seeks to advance to the airline transport pilot level are contained in this...
Topics: ERIC Archive, Air Traffic Control, Air Transportation, Aircraft Pilots, Aviation Education,...