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This article describes the results of a questionnaire sent to 28 universities and colleges with range science programs in the western 17 states. Information requested pertained to job placement, undergraduate student numbers, course requirements, program goals, and obstacles to undergraduate education in range science. Most range science programs have low student numbers with fewer than 10 graduates ... Full description.
Grade level: Graduate / Professional
Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This article describes the results of an evaluation of a career orientation course at Texas A&M University. The evaluation was based on 5 years of entry and exit surveys and on student performance. Some of the findings of the evaluation: 1) Students strongly preferred peers to introduce outside speakers and gain experience in communication, compared with having a faculty member lead the class; ... Full description.
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Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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Undergraduate science instructors are concerned that the traditional lecture centered approach may not be the most effective. This article describes an effort to integrate alternative teaching methods into a small, upper-division course that had previously been taught as a lecture course, and thus impart a current understanding of biogeography to the students. A course on biogeography with a focus ... Full description.
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Resource type: Journal article
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This article describes the use of the mastery learning approach for two large enrollment introductory level courses. Students were required to complete a minimum number of assignments, and were then given the option to complete additional work that could be substituted for other completed assignments. In general, student perception of these grading systems was favorable; however, students did not ... Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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The purposes of this Toolkit are to introduce the concept of performance measurement, provide information on performance measurement as it applies to AmeriCorps programs, and in particular to help potential applicants for AmeriCorps funding satisfy the performance measurement requirements of the application process. This toolkit describes: performance measurement, outputs, intermediate outcomes, and ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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The purposes of this toolkit are to introduce the concept of performance measurement, provide information on performance measurement as it applies to Learn and Serve America programs, and in particular to help potential applicants for Learn and Serve America funding satisfy the performance measurement requirements of the application process. This toolkit describes: performance measurement, outputs, ... Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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This toolkit is designed to help users learn about, prepare for, and implement the new directions in performance measurement for Senior Corps as set forth in the Senior Corps Field Guidance from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). This toolkit describes: performance measurement requirements and criteria for selecting work plans to measure performance; what to consider when choosing ... Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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The performance measurement requirements and recommendations introduced within this toolkit were designed to: empower organizations to determine their own priorities and how to measure their achievement; increase the capacity of community-based organizations to better analyze the impact of their work and use the results of these analyses for project improvement purposes; generate new and better information ... Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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Action research consists of a family of research methodologies which pursue action and research outcomes at the same time. This is a resource file which supports the regular public program "areol" (action research and evaluation on line), in which action research is briefly described, and the simultaneous achievement of action (that is, change) and research (that is, understanding) is discussed. Full description.
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Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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Action research consists of a family of research methodologies which pursue action and research outcomes at the same time. Areol, action research and evaluation on line, is a 14-week public course offered each semester as a public service by Southern Cross University and the Southern Cross Institute of Action Research. There are four orientation sessions. The first will give students some idea of ... Full description.
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Resource type: Course
Subject: Educational theory and practice
 
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