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Additional Evidence On The Cognitive Effects Of College Racial Composition: A Research Note., Ernest T. Pascarella, Marcia Edison, Amaury Nora, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patrick Terenzini Aug 1996

Additional Evidence On The Cognitive Effects Of College Racial Composition: A Research Note., Ernest T. Pascarella, Marcia Edison, Amaury Nora, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Patrick Terenzini

Linda Serra Hagedorn

The relative cognitive impacts on Black students' attendance at historically Black versus predominantly White colleges were investigated. Controlling for individual precollege ability, average precollege ability of the students attending each institution, gender, socio-economic origins, academic motivation, age, credit hours taken, work responsibilities, place of residence, and types of coursework taken, Black students attending the 2 Black colleges did as well or better than their counterparts at the 16 predominantly White institutions on standardized measures of writing skills and science reasoning administered at the end of the second year of college.


Preoccupational Segregation Among First-Year College Students: An Application Of The Duncan Dissimilarity Index., Linda Serra Hagedorn, Amaury Nora, Ernest T. Pascarella Jun 1996

Preoccupational Segregation Among First-Year College Students: An Application Of The Duncan Dissimilarity Index., Linda Serra Hagedorn, Amaury Nora, Ernest T. Pascarella

Linda Serra Hagedorn

Annual earnings continue to be unequal across gender and racial lines. One reason for this disparity is occupational segregation, the overrepresentation of women and minorities in lower-paying jobs and occupations. This study involved an investigation of what could be considered the roots of subsequent occupational segregation among male and female minority and male and female non-minority first-year college students in relation to college major. A measure of preoccupational segregation was quantified through the use of the Duncan Dissimilarity Index. Findings indicated that preoccupational levels of segregation in the form of selection of college majors are not as prevalent as those ...


Eerstekaart, Oefening In Sakeafrikaans, Michele Van Der Merwe Jan 1996

Eerstekaart, Oefening In Sakeafrikaans, Michele Van Der Merwe

Michele Van Der Merwe

Brief comprehension test and exercise in Business Afrikaans.


The Canonical Debate: Implementing Multicultural Literature And Perspectives, Heriberto Godina Phd Jan 1996

The Canonical Debate: Implementing Multicultural Literature And Perspectives, Heriberto Godina Phd

Heriberto Godina PhD

No abstract provided.


Race, Suburban Resentment And The Representation Of The Inner City In Contemporary Film And Television, C. Mccarthy, A. Rodriguez, S. Meacham, S. David, C. Wilson-Brown, Heriberto Godina Phd, K. E. Supriya, E. Buendia Jan 1996

Race, Suburban Resentment And The Representation Of The Inner City In Contemporary Film And Television, C. Mccarthy, A. Rodriguez, S. Meacham, S. David, C. Wilson-Brown, Heriberto Godina Phd, K. E. Supriya, E. Buendia

Heriberto Godina PhD

No abstract provided.


The Professionalization Of Community Interpreting, Holly Mikkelson Jan 1996

The Professionalization Of Community Interpreting, Holly Mikkelson

Holly Mikkelson

Community interpreting, which includes court and medical interpreting, is following the typical pattern of a profession in its infancy. In the beginning it is characterized by a lack of standards for training and practice, disorganization and disunity among practitioners, a lack of recognition of the profession among clients and the public, and poor working conditions. These circumstances improve as practitioners unite and form professional associations to impose discipline and standardization and to achieve recognition through education, legislation and public relations. This paper will define the terms "community interpreting" and "profession," present a comparative analysis of community interpreting and other professions ...


'Negotiating Resources: Language, Knowledge And The Search For 'Secret English' In Northeast Arnhem Land, Michael Christie, Bill Perrett Dec 1995

'Negotiating Resources: Language, Knowledge And The Search For 'Secret English' In Northeast Arnhem Land, Michael Christie, Bill Perrett

Dr Bill Perrett

No abstract provided.


Specific-Purpose Language Performance Tests : Task And Interaction, Tom Lumley, Annie Brown Dec 1995

Specific-Purpose Language Performance Tests : Task And Interaction, Tom Lumley, Annie Brown

Dr Tom Lumley

Oral performance tests designed to assess candidates' ability to function in a particular professional role typically involve role plays which simulate aspects of professional interaction between a candidate, in his/her professional role, and an interlocutor, in the role of client or consumer of the professional services. This paper reports on an investigation into the role which expert professional informants can play in providing post hoc content validation of tasks used in this kind of occupation-specific test, focusing on both the content of the tasks and the behaviour of the interlocutors. The study draws on data from the oral interaction ...


Learning Needs And Adaption Problems Of Foreign Graduate Students, Gulbahar Huxur, Earl Mansfield, Reginald Nnazor, Hans Schuetze, Megumi Segawa Dec 1995

Learning Needs And Adaption Problems Of Foreign Graduate Students, Gulbahar Huxur, Earl Mansfield, Reginald Nnazor, Hans Schuetze, Megumi Segawa

Gulbahar Beckett

The number of students, including graduate students, who study abroad is on the rise. Although many studies have addressed the political, financial, and organizational dimensions of studying abroad, the learning needs and
adaptation problems of individuals have received little attention. In this article, the five co-authors present their
views, based on their own experiences as foreign graduate students. Along with the findings of other research
studies, they offer recommendations for policy and practice related to graduate study by foreign students.