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The Annual Review Of Adult Learning And Literacy, John Comings Dec 1998

The Annual Review Of Adult Learning And Literacy, John Comings

John P. Comings

No abstract provided.


Translation: Ubersetzung, Emily Purser, Linda Paul Dec 1998

Translation: Ubersetzung, Emily Purser, Linda Paul

Emily R Purser

This volume was conceived for intermediate and advanced level students of English Studies in German universities, where translation exercises are a compulsory element of the language education programme. It is a practical language coursebook, and can be used both in class and for individual study at home. Exercises are based on a functional grammar, and each chapter deals with one particular type of text.


Use Of Computer Simulation To Develop Mental Simulations For Learning Relative Motion Concepts, John Clement, J.M. Monaghan Dec 1998

Use Of Computer Simulation To Develop Mental Simulations For Learning Relative Motion Concepts, John Clement, J.M. Monaghan

John J. Clement

No abstract provided.


Presenting A Point Of View : Approaches To A Written Argument, Marion Meiers Dec 1998

Presenting A Point Of View : Approaches To A Written Argument, Marion Meiers

Marion Meiers

No abstract provided.


Assessing Principals' Interpersonal Behaviour With Their Teachers, John Cresswell, D Fisher Dec 1998

Assessing Principals' Interpersonal Behaviour With Their Teachers, John Cresswell, D Fisher

Dr John Cresswell

In the past 25 years much attention has been given to the development and use of instruments to assess the qualities of the classroom and school environment from the perspectives of students and teachers. This paper describes the development, validation and application of an instrument, the Principal Interaction Questionnaire, to measure principals' interpersonal behaviour in a school. The new instrument was based on the Questionnaire on Teacher Interaction, first devised in The Netherlands. It contains eight scales to measure various aspects of a principal's interpersonal behaviour such as Directive behaviour, Strict/Inflexible behaviour and Understanding behaviour. The questionnaire was ...


Crisis Management In A Cross-Cultural Setting, Michael Smithee, William Hoffa, Patricia Burak Dec 1998

Crisis Management In A Cross-Cultural Setting, Michael Smithee, William Hoffa, Patricia Burak

Michael B. Smithee

This article reviews the elements of a crisis management plan.


Zoo, Darrell Jones, Fiona Millward Dec 1998

Zoo, Darrell Jones, Fiona Millward

Darrell Jones

Collaboration with Fiona Millward. Venue: Jacksonʼs Lane, UK


Developing Relationships That Build Resiliency: Including Peers In The Wraparound Process, Vernessa Gipson, Lilian Ortiz-Self, Deirdre Cobb-Roberts Dec 1998

Developing Relationships That Build Resiliency: Including Peers In The Wraparound Process, Vernessa Gipson, Lilian Ortiz-Self, Deirdre Cobb-Roberts

Deirdre Cobb-Roberts

Recounts the story of one young man's wraparound team, composed of and organized by his friends, to illustrate the positive influence that peers can have when they are involved in the wraparound process. Provides practical suggestions for recruiting peers and for roles they can play on the team.


The Essential Career Guide To Becoming A Middle And High School Teacher, Robert Maloy, Irving Seidman Dec 1998

The Essential Career Guide To Becoming A Middle And High School Teacher, Robert Maloy, Irving Seidman

Robert W. Maloy

The Essential Career Guide to Becoming a Middle and High School Teacher offers a step-by-step guide to preparation, certification, and employment as a teacher. It provides guidance about issues and choices facing prospective educators, including making the decision to teach, assessing the differences between middle schools and high schools, identifying an excellent teacher education program, understanding alternative pathways to certification, taking state-mandated teacher tests, succeeding as a student teacher, and finding a first job in the profession.


Cognitive Education And The Cognitive Domain, Charles Reigeluth, Julie Moore Dec 1998

Cognitive Education And The Cognitive Domain, Charles Reigeluth, Julie Moore

Julie A. Moore

No abstract provided.


Special Interest Groups And The Political Nature Of Educational Leadership, Abe Feuerstein Dec 1998

Special Interest Groups And The Political Nature Of Educational Leadership, Abe Feuerstein

Abe Feuerstein

No abstract provided.


The Effects Of Student-Generated Diagrams Versus Student-Generated Summaries On Conceptual Understanding Of Spatial, Causal, And Dynamic Knowledge In Plate Tectonics, John Clement, J. Gobert Dec 1998

The Effects Of Student-Generated Diagrams Versus Student-Generated Summaries On Conceptual Understanding Of Spatial, Causal, And Dynamic Knowledge In Plate Tectonics, John Clement, J. Gobert

John J. Clement

No abstract provided.


Fear Of Flying, Darrell Jones Dec 1998

Fear Of Flying, Darrell Jones

Darrell Jones

Solo, accompanied by the music of Jimi Hendrix, explores blues music and masculinity. Venue: DAAD (Dancers of African Descent Downtown), Judson Memorial Church, New York City


Advances In Measurement In Educational Research And Assessment, Geoff Masters, John Keeves Dec 1998

Advances In Measurement In Educational Research And Assessment, Geoff Masters, John Keeves

Prof Geoff Masters AO

Over the last three decades, there have been marked developments in the field of measurement in education and psychology. "Advances in Measurement in Educational Research and Assessment" presents the developments that have occurred and puts them into perspective. It discusses the continuing challenge to improve measurement both for research and for the assessment of student performance and learning in schools, and looks at the substantial advances that are likely to continue to occur in the future. The volume specifies procedures that have been developed to cover a wide range of situations in both research and the assessment of student learning ...


Football, Meatpies, Kangaroos And Toyotas. Book 1. Social Change And The Australian People, A Study Book For Literacy And Numeracy., J Kindler, Dave Tout Dec 1998

Football, Meatpies, Kangaroos And Toyotas. Book 1. Social Change And The Australian People, A Study Book For Literacy And Numeracy., J Kindler, Dave Tout

David (Dave) Tout

A textbook for adult learners in the area of literacy and numeracy skills. This textbook looks at the social changes in Australia over the last fifty years, specifically the Australian population with topics on the increase in the population, migration, ageing population, and population density. The textbook includes integrated reading, writing and maths tasks.


If You Build It, Will They Come? [Invited], Neil Kestner, Randall W. Hall, Patrick Limbach, Leslie Butler Dec 1998

If You Build It, Will They Come? [Invited], Neil Kestner, Randall W. Hall, Patrick Limbach, Leslie Butler

Randall W. Hall

Describes how a core group of faculty built the Lucid Chemistry Web Site over four years and how students in large first and second year chemistry courses have started to use it (slowly at first, and now to near 100 percent participation in some classes). The facility has been developed for use by key administrative units (Testing and Evaluation, Computer Services). Now coming to the Lucid Chemistry Web Site are roughly one‐half of the chemistry department instructors and tenure‐track faculty. Asks whether the task of teaching needs more “builders”. Argues that more administrative involvement is needed with material ...


Meeting Minnesota Graduation Standards Using Dacta Logo As The Vehicle Of Instruction, Vivian Johnson Dec 1998

Meeting Minnesota Graduation Standards Using Dacta Logo As The Vehicle Of Instruction, Vivian Johnson

Vivian Johnson

Three-session workshop sponsored by Fond du Lac Tribal College, Rural High Plains Initiative, Cloquet, Minnesota.


Improving Literacy : What Works?, Geoff Masters Dec 1998

Improving Literacy : What Works?, Geoff Masters

Prof Geoff Masters AO

Provides an overview of the key observations that emerge from reviews of international research into literacy learning. Discusses alphabetics, fluency and comprehension.