The successful educator must be cognizant of and accommodate individual learner needs. The mediation of learning between the educator and learner is at the very root of
successful teaching and learning. Recognizing and acknowledging that educators have preferred methods of operation (teaching style preferences) and students have preferred methods of...
Organizations leading education reform of the 1980's
have challenged teacher education programs at colleges and
universities across the nation to improve the subject
matter content preparation of teachers. Past methods of
program development and techniques to assess teacher's
knowledge competence have been one-sided in their
approach. New research studies on...
The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate a nutrition
education program for men on healthy eating when dining out. The
Health Belief Model provided the basic framework to identify factors that
would potentially motivate men over 40 to change their dietary behavior
to reduce heart disease risk....
This investigation identified perceptions of deterrents to participation in adult literacy programs from among a low- literate non-participating adult population residing in the greater Portland, Oregon metropolitan area. While previous investigators have identified deterrents to participation among other subgroups of the population, such investigations have focused on those currently, or...
Summer Youth Employment Programs (SYEPs) provide disadvantaged youth
jobs and employment experiences. These federally funded programs meet a practical
need to help adolescents earn money and have positive summer activities. In addition,
federal administrators have implemented program requirements designed to give youth
relevant training for future employment.
One federal requirement...
This study was undertaken to analyze the opinions of
elementary school teachers in Korea about actual and desired
levels of computer education and the sources of computer
anxiety, with the object of developing guidelines for
a teacher training program. A survey instrument was developed
and tested to provide basic sample...