Bibliography: New Mexico (page 210 of 235)

This annotated bibliography is reformatted and customized by the Center for Positive Practices.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Jack D. Gittinger, Craig Ratchner, Inc. Native American Scholarship Fund, Eliverio Chavez, Rayane Abusabha, Thomas J. Dormody, Paul W. Tweeten, Stanley Pogrow, Douglas Swift, and Paul R. Vaughn.

Moore, Justin R.; Ratchner, Craig (1976). Spanish? Mexican? Chicano? The Influence of Spanish Culture on New Mexico, Integrated Education. This study was designed in an attempt to solve what appeared to be a serious problem–the spanish speaking students confusion about their cultural identity.   [More]  Descriptors: Community Surveys, Cultural Background, Cultural Influences, Ethnic Groups

Alvarez, Lolina; And Others (1993). Calculus Instruction at New Mexico State University through Weekly Themes and Cooperative Learning, Primus. Working in groups on weekly themes, students discover calculus concepts through assigned readings and written reports. Provides an outline of the course content for two courses and how the courses are organized. An appendix contains the complete text of two themes on curve sketching and applications of the definite integral. Descriptors: Calculus, College Mathematics, Cooperative Learning, Course Descriptions

Native American Scholarship Fund, Inc., Albuquerque, NM. (1998). Exemplary Institute. Proceedings of the Annual Conference (3rd, Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 22-24, 1998). This proceedings contains presentations and workshop summaries from the 3rd Annual Exemplary Institute for educators of Native American students. Presentations include: "Quality in Learning: Romancing the Journey" (quality management at Mount Edgecumbe High School, Alaska) (Todd Bergman); "Creating a School-wide Literacy Climate" (Sig Boloz); "How To Write Winning Proposals" (Dean Chavers); "How To Motivate Indians To Achieve Their Highest Potential" (Frank Dukepoo); "Focus on Excellence" (Wellpinit School District, Washington, technology plan) (Gerald Hombel); "Preparing Indian Students for Math and Science Study" (college preparation and financial aid) (Lucille Kelley); "Focus on Math: Designing a Successful Mathematics Program for Alaska Native and American Indian Students"  (Gregory Owens); "Yes, Reading Is Everything" (Jon Reyhner); "Motivation: Increasing Student Motivation & Performance Quality in the Classroom" (Spence Rogers); and "School-Wide Literacy Improvement Project" (Susan Stropko). Other presentations listed but not included in this proceedings are: "National Exemplary Programs" (Dean Chavers); "Exemplary Adult Education Programs" (Lynda Nuttall); and "Parent Involvement and the PTA" (Gayla Stone). (Includes the Exemplary Institute schedule and lists of presenters and advisory committee members.)   [More]  Descriptors: Adult Education, Alaska Natives, American Indian Education, American Indians

Tweeten, Paul W.; Gittinger, Jack D., Jr. (1988). Computers in the Science Classroom: A Teacher Enhancement Project at the University of New Mexico, Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Describes a program to improve computer expertise, encourage science teachers to use computers in science and technology, and to develop computer methods to enhance student achievement and understanding. Discusses participant selection, a summer institute, followup activities, and a network system. Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Networks, Programing

Dormody, Thomas J.; Seevers, Brenda S. (1994). Predicting Youth Leadership Life Skills Development among FFA Members in Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico, Journal of Agricultural Education. From 3 states, 256 usable responses from 400 Future Farmers of America (FFA) members showed that achievement expectancy was positively related to youth leadership life skills development. Females had higher leadership skills development. Leadership skills were not related to self-esteem, years in FFA, age, ethnicity, or place of residence. Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Expectation, Leadership Qualities, Secondary Education

Vaughn, Paul R. (1976). Factors Related to the Success of New Mexico Vocational Agriculture Teachers as FFA Advisors, Journal of the American Association of Teacher Educators in Agriculture. A study to identify characteristics which are related to the degree of success of an FFA advisor, and to identify competencies in which a teacher's perceived proficiency are related to his success as an FFA advisor.   [More]  Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Educational Research, Faculty Advisers, Job Skills

Abusabha, Rayane; Achterberg, Cheryl; McKenzie, Jeannie; Torres, Deanna (1998). Evaluation of Nutrition Education in WIC. Evaluation of Nutrition Education in a Supplemental Food and Nutrition Program in New Mexico, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: From Research to Practice. Data from 1,548 Women, Infants, Children clients showed that 93% found nutrition education valuable. A process-oriented evaluation of 494 clients using a skills inventory, and 513 using self-efficacy measures, identified topics they knew most and least about. Clients in facilitated discussion groups scored highest in self-efficacy compared with those attending lectures or reading brochures. Descriptors: Adult Education, Discussion Groups, Eating Habits, Nutrition Instruction

Deutsch, Sarah (1987). Women and Intercultural Relations: The Case of Hispanic New Mexico and Colorado, Signs. Discusses changes in the balance between women's and men's activities brought about by cross-cultural relations in Colorado and northern Mexico Hispanic communities. Focuses on the sexual division of labor and production, and the organization of household responsibilities. Mexican village women not dependent on the labor of men for their income enjoyed economic and cultural autonomy. Descriptors: Cultural Exchange, Culture Contact, Females, Foreign Countries

Ortiz, Roxanne Dunbar (1978). Colonialism and the Role of Women: The Pueblos of New Mexico, Southwest Economy and Society.   [More]  Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Colonialism, Economic Development

Chavez, Eliverio (1993). Gender Differentiation in Minority Language Loss Among Hispanic Children in Northern New Mexico, Southwest Journal of Linguistics. This two-stage study measured the bilingual proficiency of Hispanic students using a language dominance/proficiency test to determine rural/urban residence, active language use, socioeconomic stratification, and language attitudes. Results indicated that rural males were more proficient in the minority language, whereas females were the precursors in language shift to English. Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)

Le Doux, Eugene P.; Burlingame, Martin (1973). The Iannaccone-Lutz Model of School Board Change: A Replication in New Mexico, Educational Administration Quarterly. Scholarly growth in the study of politics of education rests in part on replication of theories to explicate recurring political events. Describes a study that sought to replicate and extend scholarly work done in California concerning the predictions of school board election results.   [More]  Descriptors: Boards of Education, Elections, Models, Politics

Pogrow, Stanley; Swift, Douglas (1977). New Mexico School Finance Revised: The Politics of Revising a Weighted-Pupil Formula, Journal of Education Finance.   [More]  Descriptors: Cost Indexes, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Finance Reform

Cone, Kathy (1994). How to Be a Troublemaker: Looking at Some New Mexico Women Activists, Workbook. Examines the special burdens and obstacles women face when they become actively involved in environmental activism. Contains profiles of women activists, their achievements, motivations, and knowledge gained. Descriptors: Activism, Citizen Participation, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education

Lasiloo, Pesancio; And Others (1975). Comment on Reservation-Based Industry: A Case From Zuni, New Mexico, Human Organization.   [More]  Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Case Studies, Conflict Resolution

Rude, Carolyn, Ed. (2000). Science, Technology, and Communication: Program Design in the Past, Present, and Future. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (26th, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 14-16, 1999). Based on the theme of the past, present, and future of science, technology, and communication programs, this proceedings presents 49 papers delivered at the 1999 annual meeting of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). Papers in the proceedings are divided into 12 subsections: The Shape of Programs: Past, Present, and Future; Programs' Changing Emphases; Identity: English Departments, Humanities, and Beyond; Identity: Who Will Technical Communicators Be in the Future?; Programs and Technology; Programs and the World Wide Web; Spanning the Gap between Academia and Industry; Let's Get Real: Programmatic Efforts To Meet Stakeholders' Needs; Assessing Programs, with a Special Eye to Engineering Communication; International Technical Communication; Shifting Ways of Serving Clients; and Attracting, Retaining, and Keeping in Touch with Students. Papers in the proceedings include: "What the Past Can Teach Us about the Future" (Teresa Kynell); "Looking to the Future: From Technical Communication to Information Design" (Karen Rossi Schnakenberg); "Closing Our Eyes To See: Incorporating Visual Thinking into Technical Communication Courses" (Nancy Allen); "How To Get Writing Back into a Technical (Writing) Communication Program" (Mary Coney and Judy Ramey); "My Students or Yours? Escaping the Service-Department Role" (William Macgregor); "Training vs. Education: Technical Writing Programs within the Traditional English Department" (Michael A. McCord); "Moving on Alone: Past, Present, and Future for the Two-Year College Technical Communication Program" (Katherine Staples); "Technical Communication's Added Value in the Distance Learning Environment" (Marian G. Barchilon); "Should Technical Communication Programs Be Offered through Distance Education?" (Suzanne P. Schneider); "Web Design Courses: A Promising Future Role in Our Technical Communication Programs" (Don Payne); "Technical Communicators as Web Designers and Managers: Implications for Academic Program Development in Technical Communication" (Dale L. Sullivan); "Integrating Theory and Practice through Innovative Collaborations between Academicians and Workplace Professionals" (Christine Abbott); "Bridging the Gap between Industry and the Academy through Cross-Disciplinary, Real-World Courses: A Solution for Today's and Tomorrow's TechComm Programs" (Locke Carter); "Designing Technical Communication Modules for an Enterprise-Based Approach to Engineering Education" (Marilyn M. Cooper); "Enhancing the Future of Engineering Communication in Schools of Engineering and Technology: Collaboration in Communication Assessment" (Majorie Rush Hovde); "Developing a Global Technical Communication Program: A Work in Progress" (William O. Coggin); "Professor Becomes Trainer: Clues to an Inevitable Evolution during the 21st Century?" (Ann S. Jennings); "Enlarging Our View of the Future: Claiming a Place for Technical and Scientific Communication in Higher Education" (Jo Allen); "Tracking and Maintaining Communication with Graduates of Technical Writing Programs: What Can Former Students Tell Us?" (Julie Dyke); and "Recruiting for Bachelor's Programs in Technical Communication" (Laura J. Gurak). The proceedings concludes with three special presentations. Appendixes contain announcements of Distinguished Service Awards, the conference program, minutes, treasurer's report, a list of conference participants, and a list of CPTSC members.   [More]  Descriptors: Distance Education, Engineering Education, English Departments, Higher Education

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