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The TRIO Programs: A Primer

Description: This report is an introduction to the TRIO programs: the primary federal programs providing support services to disadvantaged students to promote achievement in postsecondary education. The TRIO programs were so named by the 1968 Higher Education Act (HEA) amendments, which consolidated a trio of programs under one title. The report provides an overview the programs, summarizes recent evaluations and performance reports, and reviews the Department of Education's progress in implementing HEOA.
Date: January 11, 2016
Creator: Dortch, Cassandria
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Career and Technical Education (CTE): A Primer

Description: This report discusses Career and Technical Education (CTE), often referred to as vocational education, that provides occupational and non-occupational preparation at the secondary, post-secondary, and adult education levels.
Date: February 10, 2014
Creator: Dortch, Cassandria
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Comprehensive Review of Definitions of Adult Education

Description: This study identified definitions of adult education appearing in three major adult education journals (Journal of Adult Education, Adult Education Journal, Adult Education) and three handbooks of adult education (1948, 1960, and 1970) over a period of 40 years, 1939 to 1979, and concluded there is no one universally accepted definition of adult education.
Date: August 1992
Creator: Anderson, Margaret M. (Margaret Moore)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Role of Art Education in Promoting Peace in Saudi Arabia

Description: This critical qualitative study explores the art education curriculum's role in promoting peace in Saudi Arabia. The purpose of this research was to make possible a deeper understanding of the elements of peace in the curriculum through a critical content analysis of art textbooks for teachers and students and semi-structured interviews with art education teachers. The theoretical framework is based on the principles of critical pedagogy advocated by Paulo Freire. The results uncovered ways in … more
Date: May 2024
Creator: Alsufayran, Nouf Abdulaziz A.
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Role of Library Science Departments of Teachers Colleges and Universities in Continuing Professional Education for Librarians in Thailand

Description: This study was designed to investigate the current practice of continuing professional education in the library science departments of teachers colleges and universities in Thailand and the role of the library science department in continuing professional education for librarians. In order to accomplish this task, two questionnaires were developed and administered to 236 chairpersons and library school faculty of 31 tecahers colleges and 9 government universities. Of the returned questionnaires… more
Date: August 1992
Creator: Loipha, Smarn
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Bilingual Career Education Module

Description: This study was designed to determine if a bilingual career education module could be developed for predominately Spanish-speaking students. Data to justify the need for this type of career education module were gathered after a review of existing materials and literature in the areas of bilingual education, career education, and vocational education.
Date: May 1981
Creator: Weiss, Tanis Ellyn Cooper
Partner: UNT Libraries

Collection Evaluation for Enhancements: Languages and Literatures

Description: Presentation used to report the evaluation of UNT Libraries’ holdings supporting the curriculum and research in the area of languages and literatures. This collection analysis was focused on the four languages which undergraduates and graduate degrees are offered, including literatures and cultures.
Date: December 4, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen; Byrne, Sephra & Irhamni, Irhamni
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education: A Primer

Description: The term "STEM education" refers to teaching and learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including educational activities across all grade levels—from pre-school to post-doctorate—in both formal and informal settings. This report is intended to serve as a primer for outlining existing STEM education policy issues and programs. It includes assessments of the federal STEM education effort and the condition of STEM education in the United States, as well as an … more
Date: August 1, 2012
Creator: Gonzalez, Heather B. & Kuenzi, Jeffrey J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Voices from the Field: What Special Education Teachers Want Their Principals to Know

Description: Special education in the public-school setting is designed to support students with disabilities by providing them specially designed instruction to meet their unique needs. This cannot be achieved without special education teachers who undergo specialized training to enable students with a disability to reach their maximum potential. Special education teachers' job duties differ greatly from that of a general education teacher, and they require specialized supports from their administrators. T… more
Date: August 2022
Creator: Stephens, Jennifer Elaine
Partner: UNT Libraries

National Assessment of Vocational Education

Description: The National Assessment of Vocational Education (NAVE) is a congressionally-mandated evaluation of the 1998 Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act and of the implementation and outcomes of vocational education in the United States. This page provides access to various NAVE reports and related resources.
Date: 2005
Creator: National Assessment of Vocational Education
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Follow-Up Study of the Subsequent Educational Placement and Categorical Classification of Preschool Early Childhood Special Education Students in Selected Rural and Urban Settings

Description: Proponents of special education early childhood interventions programs have promoted the assumptions that these programs: (a) will have a positive effect on the long-term outcomes of preschool children with disabilities; (b) will result in some children no longer requiring special education services throughout their elementary school years; and (c) will facilitate the need for fewer services for those students who do remain in special education programs throughout their education. The purpose o… more
Date: December 1996
Creator: Lechtenberger, DeAnn
Partner: UNT Libraries
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K-12 Education: Special Forms of Flexibility in the Administration of Federal Aid Programs

Description: This report begins with a review of the general nature of federal K-12 education program requirements, including their sources, purposes, and the concerns expressed by some grantees about them. This is followed by a description of the current special flexibility authorities under which many of these requirements may be waived or otherwise made inapplicable, along with an analysis of issues specific to individual authorities. This section is divided between authorities initially adopted before t… more
Date: January 10, 2008
Creator: Riddle, Wayne C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Books in Religious Adult Education Valued by Professional Religious Adult Educators

Description: This research focused on discovering the most valued books in adult religious education through a survey of professors of adult religious education and in bibliographies of recent dissertations in adult religious education. Three groups of adult religious educators participated in the survey: the religious adult educators who are members of the adult sections of the Association of Professors and Researchers of Religious Education and North American Professors of Christian Education, and profess… more
Date: August 1996
Creator: Walter, Woodrow James
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Legal Issues Related to Funding for Religious Schools in P.L. 111-5, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Description: This report will provide a brief overview of the prohibition on the use of funds by institutions of higher education, including proposals considered by the House and Senate before the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA, P.L. 111-5) was enacted. It will also analyze the constitutionality of the distribution of federal money to religious schools in the context of common questions raised by these provisions.
Date: March 5, 2009
Creator: Brougher, Cynthia
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Comparison of Special Education Service Delivery in the Public School Districts in the State of Texas: Meeting the Requirement for Least Restrictive Environment

Description: This study examined the rates of regular class placement for Texas public school students with learning disabilities, mental retardation, and emotional disturbance and possible reasons for a high rate of placement. A questionnaire regarding methods used to assist students with handicaps in regular education classes was mailed to the directors of all special education programs in the state. The directors were also asked to submit a copy of the district's June 1, 1989 Superintendent's Annual Repo… more
Date: May 1991
Creator: Stewart, Dewanda K.(Dewanda Kay)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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The Educational Policy-Making Process in the Republic of Korea: A Systems Analysis

Description: This study was concerned with examining the process of educational policy-making at the central government level in the Republic of Korea through an application of systems analysis. The purposes of this study were (1) to examine the relationship existing between politics and education; (2) to construct a systems analysis for examining the process of educational policy-making; and (3) to identify problems and limitations in the educational policy-making process in the Republic of Korea. To accom… more
Date: May 1974
Creator: Kim, Myung Han
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Examination of Business Professors' Experiences with Remote Teaching under COVID-19: Lessons Learned for the Future

Description: During the COVID-19 pandemic in the spring of 2020, universities throughout the United States closed their campuses and transitioned their face-to-face courses to remote learning. The unprecedented transition created a unique learning and teaching environment. This case-based qualitative study investigates the experiences of business professors from a prestigious school of business that taught during the transition. Findings derived from the digital Likert survey instrument completed by all th… more
Date: December 2020
Creator: Churchill, Christina
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Education: Federal Concerns

Description: This issue brief analyzes six areas in which Federal policies to address the educational system's current needs are being fashioned (1) services for disadvantaged youth, (2) the financing of post-secondary education, ( 3 ) the level of Federal appropriations for education, ( 4 ) responses to adult illiteracy, (5) international economic competitiveness, and (6) the role of vocational education.
Date: April 12, 1988
Creator: Evans, Angela
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Education for the Disadvantaged: Overview of ESEA Title I-A Amendments Under the No Child Left Behind Act

Description: This report provides an overview of aspects of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title I-A which were substantially amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLBA); elements of the program which are important but which were not substantially revised by the NCLBA (such as parental involvement requirements) are not discussed in this report.
Date: April 6, 2004
Creator: Riddle, Wayne
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Transforming Art Education in Saudi Arabia: Inclusion of Social Issues in Art Education

Description: The purpose of this study was to describe in-service Saudi Arabian art education teachers' (a) philosophies of education before and after an issues-based art education (IBAE) workshop, (b) perceptions of the IBAE workshop and its products, (c) perception of the importance of IBAE approach, reasons, topics, and challenges after the workshop, and (d) perception of IBAE within the Saudi Arabian context. A mixed-methods approach was followed. The qualitative portion of the study utilized a post-wor… more
Date: August 2020
Creator: Albakri, Ghadah Shukri H. Shukri
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Ideas About Adult Learning in Fifth and Fourth Century B.C. Athens

Description: The problem of this study was to determine to what extent contemporary adult education theory has similarities to and origins in ancient Athenian ideas about education. The methodology used in the study combined hermeneutics and the critical theory of Jurgen Habermas. Primary sources incuded Aristotle, Plato, Aristophanes, and Diogenes Laertius; secondary sources included Jaeger, Marrou, Dover, and Kennedy. In the analysis of Athenian adult education, three groups of adult educators were identi… more
Date: December 1986
Creator: Hancock, Donald H. (Donald Hugh)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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A Programmatic Review of Bilingual Bicultural Teacher Education at Selected Universities and Colleges in the State of Texas

Description: The purpose of this study was to review Bilingual Bicultural teacher education in Texas and to collect opinions about present certification requirements and institutional guidelines. Narrative descriptions of the history and present status of programs at thirty-seven institutions were compiled. A questionnaire was completed with program directors and members of the Texas Association for Bilingual Education. Data from the questionnaires were reported in frequencies and percentages and cross-tabu… more
Date: August 1981
Creator: Maloney, Letty Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries

"Teach Me, Toward Me": Returning the SISTAH to the SISTAH: Exploring the Use of Afrocentric Pedagogy and Andragogy for Black Women in the Higher Education Classroom

Description: The purpose of the study was two-fold. First, the study explored how self-identified Afrocentrist professors in higher education utilized Afrocentric pedagogy and andragogy to address the learning needs of students, specifically Black women students. Second, the study explored the ways in which Black women students experienced that learning in the higher education classroom. The purpose was advanced through an in-depth analysis of Afrocentric teaching and learning in the higher education. A sam… more
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Date: May 2019
Creator: Hazelwood, Ashley Marie
Partner: UNT Libraries
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