Bibliography: New Mexico (page 235 of 235)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Lily Chu, Lincoln Midwest Regional Media Center for the Deaf, Melinda R. Smith, San Francisco Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, Battle Creek Kellogg Foundation, John W. Bennett, Albany. New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, and Philip L. Hosford.

Smith, Melinda R., Ed.; And Others (1983). Law in U.S. History: A Teacher Resource Manual. Revised. Designed for integration into secondary U.S. history courses, the activities provide a format for the examination of law-related themes and issues. Themes explored include the conflict between individual and societal needs, the relationship of the individual to state and federal authority, individual rights, the shifting balance of power among the three branches of government, the influence of social and economic conditions on judicial decision making, and the U.S. constitution as an instrument of governance. The document is organized into four sections roughly corresponding to the chronological periods in most U.S. history courses: Colonial Period through Revolution, Growth of a New Nation, Civil War through Industrialization, and The Modern Era. Activities, which require critical thinking, reasoning, problem solving, and inquiry skills, include opinion polls/surveys, role plays, simulations, case studies, mock trials, appellate court simulations, adversary models, and learning stations. Many of the activities focus on landmark Supreme Court cases and modern cases to elucidate the meaning and judicial interpretation of the guarantees of the Bill of Rights. Topics include the Salem witch trials, lawful inspection, the Alien and Sedition Acts, the Dred Scott case, Plessy v. Ferguson, the impeachment of Andrew Johnson, the McCarthy era, and Watergate. Each activity includes an introduction, objectives, recommended grade level, time and materials needed, instructions, and masters for student handouts.   [More]  Descriptors: Civil War (United States), Colonial History (United States), Constitutional Law, Industrialization

Hosford, Philip L., Ed. (1978). Minority Women in Research in Education. A Report of the Dallas Conference on Expanding the Role of Minority Women in Educational Research (Dallas, Texas, November 9-11, 1977). Reporting on the 1977 Dallas Conference where 14 women representing 6 ethinc backgrounds explored the possibilities of expanding the role of minority women in educational research, this document includes 5 major sections (with individual summaries and recommendations), a bibliography, and an appendix. Major sections of this document present the following: defining the problem of women in research and development (previous conferences and reports are discussed, particularly the National Institute of Education reports and conferences); preparing for the conference (pre-conference study materials and beliefs are assessed as is the division of participants into 3 groups to consider questions related to K-12 educational activities, higher education, and a community based research career ladder); training minority women currently in education (needed skills are identified as communication, interpersonal, research design, quantitative, and project management skills; target audiences are identified as local education agencies, state education agencies, universities, regional laboratories, professional associations, and funding sources); expanding the role of minority women at universities (programs which universities can implement immediately are defined); training minority women via a career ladder approach (a model is presented which involves increasingly complex research skills and formal education and provides for research aides/technicians, research colleagues and interns, research adjuncts, and professional researchers).   [More]  Descriptors: Agency Role, Career Ladders, Conference Reports, Conferences

Midwest Regional Media Center for the Deaf, Lincoln, NE. (1971). Programmed Learning for the Deaf Student. Symposium on Research and Utilization of Educational Media for Teaching the Deaf (Lincoln, Nebraska, March 22-24, 1971). The document consists of keynote speeches and discussion papers from the 1971 Symposium on Research and Utilization of Educational Media for Teaching the Deaf, which had as its general theme programed instruction (PI) for the deaf. The 14 papers cover the impact of PI at the Southwest Regional Media Center for the Deaf, evaluation of PI materials, the role of computer assisted instruction at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the relationship of economic factors to education and employment of the deaf, modification of automated instruction to financially allow its adoption, and PI in the curriculum at the Oregon State School for the Deaf in Salem, the Southwest School for the deaf (Lawndale, California), and Callier Hearing and Speech Center in Dallas. Also discussed are new directions and a new affective dimension in PI, methods for teaching communication skills, PI for young deaf children, research with the strands program in elementary mathematics in a computer-based laboratory for learning at Stanford, a graduate course in educational technology, and a PI course in electronics assembly. A discussion summary and the symposium program are included.   [More]  Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Conference Reports, Educational Technology, Exceptional Child Education

Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA. (1978). Rural Career Guidance: Abstracts of Current Research, Materials, and Practices. The annotated bibliography provides a guide to the latest resource material, research findings, and/or developments in rural career guidance found in the ERIC system. Section I contains 158 citations and abstracts which have appeared in "Resources in Education" (RIE). RIE document resumes include the ERIC accession number, author(s), title, source(s), publication date, ERIC Document Reproduction Service (EDRS) prices or an alternate availability, and the abstract. Section II includes 22 citations of journal articles which have appeared in "Current Index to Journals in Education" (CIJE). CIJE entries include the article title, personal author(s), journal title (sometimes abbreviated), publication date, and information on the volume, number, and pages. Short annotations are given only when the article can not be described adequately by a combination of descriptors, identifiers, and information in the title. In addition to rural career guidance, the citations cover such topics as adult education, career awareness, career choice, career education, career planning, communication satellites, curriculum development, educational television, inservice teacher education, occupational aspiration, occupational information, program effectiveness, rural youth, and vocational education. A combined RIE and CIJE subject index is included as well as ordering information and a list of the 16 ERIC Clearinghouses and their scopes. Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Awareness

Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI. (1980). The Indian Resources Development and Internship Program (IRDI) Covering Activities, Progress, and Accomplishments for the Period, April 1976 to June 1980. Summary Report. From the program's inception in 1975 with Navajo Tribal funds through June 30, 1980, this report covers funding, operation, and progress of the Indian Resources Development and Internship Program (IRDI), which is a university study and practical work experience program available to American Indian students majoring in agriculture, engineering, energy, resources, business, and other sciences involved with natural resources and economic development, operation, and management. The new IRDI brochure is included and presents a general view of the program's activities, objectives, and benefits. Items discussed include recruitment, counseling and advisement, college majors and career opportunities, monitoring of participants' academic progress, work experience assignments, campus representatives, seminars, short courses, and field trips. Also included are reports on the American Indian Leadership Seminar and the American Indian High School Student Orientation, as well as information on congressional interns, career presentations to high school students, the college undergraduate and graduate programs, the Trust and Indian Real Property Management Degree Program, other college majors, other tribal programs, the Indian Resources Development Institutes, the Navajo Higher Education University Consortium, special project needs, program problems and accomplishments, and proposed future program activities. Descriptors: Agriculture, American Indian Education, American Indians, Career Guidance

Bennett, John W., Ed. (1966). Social Research in North American Moisture-Deficient Regions. Five papers presented at the 9th symposium held during the 42nd annual meeting of the Southwestern and Rocky Mountain Division of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are: (1) "Do We Need a Sociology of Arid Regions"?; (2) "Deficit Creating Influences for Role Performance and Status Acquisition in Sparsely Populated Regions of the United States"; (3) "Ecology, Economy and Society in an Agricultural Region of the Northern Great Plains"; (4) "The Problem of Drought Perception"; and (5) "Technological Conservatism in Cattle Ranching as an Adaptive Process". The papers, centering on an ecological viewpoint, aim to suggest possibilities of basic research on sociological adaptations in moisture-deficient regions. Discussions cover modern agrarian and town populations in the Great Plains and neighboring semiarid regions.   [More]  Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Agriculture, Climate, Ecology

New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Albany. (1979). An Instructional Delivery System for Manpower Management: A Report for Water Pollution Control Agencies. Second Edition. This report contains information to assist organizations and personnel responsible for the quality and quantity of operators available for water quality control efforts. The text discusses in detail the current developments in operator instructional programs. Each of the seven sections of this report deals with a specific aspect of manpower planning, including: (1) model planning aids; (2) existing instructional programs; (3) roles and responsibilities of state and national coordinating committees; and (4) examples of delivery philosophies and programs operative in four states.   [More]  Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Certification, Educational Programs, Instruction

Chu, Lily (1980). Education for Rural Women: A Global Perspective. Rural women come from many ethnicities, enjoy diverse social economic statuses, different family circumstances, and various levels of educational attainment. Of the 34-35 million rural women, a large percentage are plagued by poverty and lack of opportunity for education, employment, health care, and various social services. Rural people, who constitute one third of this country's people, also make up half of the nation's impoverished. While a greater number of rural women are now employed outside the family, they tend to be employed in low-paying clerical, service, and seasonal positions. For women who are ethnic minorities, aged, single head of households, or displaced housewives, the isolation of rural life adds an additional burden. This paper recognizes the urgent educational needs of rural women; summarizes research and statistical findings on rural women in the areas of education, income, employment, and values orientation; points out some cultural conflicts and dilemmas that may occur as a result of short-sighted, fragmented, and hastily implemented educational programs; presents a global perspective of the education of rural women which calls for social and policy changes and is multidimensional, grassroots based, and oriented to the culture and people of rural America; and delineates the needs for research, for regional rural centers, and for federal support in rural women's education.   [More]  Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Career Development, Culture Conflict

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