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Boggs, David L. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Considers the role of older adults as advocates in matters of concern to elderly citizens and in issues of general community interest. Examines the relationship of self-education and learning to advocacy in civic affairs. Offers a cross-cultural perspective on senior advocacy. (DMM)
Descriptors: Activism, Adult Education, Advocacy, Citizen Participation
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Fry, Prem S. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Considers the unique cognitive and intellectual factors that influence the learning and education of older adults. Reviews research on patterns of intellectual and cognitive aging and the implications of patterns in attention, memory, information retrieval, and tolerance for interference in the development of cognitive training programs for older…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes
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Belanger, Paul – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Reviews concepts of aging, and questions models of the relationship between education, work, and leisure in light of profound changes in life cycles. Contrasts the "training-work-retirement" model with the transformation of paid work and new scenarios for leaving the labor market. Discusses the demand for continuing education of aging populations.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Aging (Individuals), Continuing Education, Demography
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Adick, Christel – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Proposes a world systems approach to comparative education to overcome the limitations of mainstream case/country-study approaches and the omission of non-Western perspectives. The approach analyzes the existence worldwide of nation-state controlled education systems, which are structurally similar, yet socially differentiated and ideologically…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Theories
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Kremer-Hayon, Lya; Fessler, Ralph – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Describes a study of the career stages of school principals, which used the "think aloud technique" to obtain 10 principals' reflections on their careers. Reveals two developmental trends--from management to leadership and from idealism to realism--and two topics of references--environmental influences and time perspectives. (DMM)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Adult Development, Career Ladders, Careers
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Bhonla, H. S. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1992
Surveys examples currently used to plan and conduct evaluations, perceiving a shift from rationalistic (logical positivist) to naturalistic (constructionist) evaluation. Presents a model of evaluation planning, implementation, and management incorporating both examples by calling for evaluative data undergirded by descriptive data generated by an…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Management Information Systems
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Dengo de Vargas, M. Eugenia – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Discusses the dynamics of education. Argues that lifelong education on such population topics as family, sexuality, sociodemography, and human rights has great potential, especially in rural and marginal urban areas for promoting human development. Examines planning and instructional considerations, and principles of a human development approach…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Planning, Holistic Approach
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Sikes, O. J.; And Others – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Suggests that population education should promote the ability to think and reason and should focus on (1) respect for others, especially persons of the other sex; (2) developing self-esteem; (3) the possibility and desirability of planning, especially of pregnancies; (4) the consequences of behavior; and (5) the ability to withstand peer pressure.…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Family Planning
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Valerien, Jean – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Underscores the importance of population educators using specially developed instructional materials. Illustrates the evolution of population education teaching materials away from doctrinaire, sex-education-oriented materials toward materials that stimulate the active participation of students. Analyzes lessons from the Regional Programme in…
Descriptors: Demography, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries
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Clarke, John I. – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Examines the emergence and evolution of global concerns in recent decades and the particular interrelationships between population and environmental concerns. Considers the potential for population geography, with its emphasis on a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, cultures, economies, politics, and environments, to link population and…
Descriptors: Demography, Environmental Education, Global Approach, Human Geography
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Samman, Mouna Liliane – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Education about international migration should (1) utilize a framework of historical evolution; (2) stress the growing interdependence of nations; (3) emphasize universal moral values and the role of the individual in human rights; and (4) consider the complementary or competing portraits of international migration presented by the media. (DMM)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Demography, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy
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Levy, Michel Louis – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1993
Raises the issue of objectivity in the dissemination of information, particularly in places where mass media, rather than other political, religious, or educational institutions dominate. Considers the semantic difficulties related to the ways in which numbers and quantitative categories are used. (DMM)
Descriptors: Bias, Demography, Educational Theories, Information Dissemination
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Vedder, Paul – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1994
Addresses the involvement of international interest groups in defining and determining educational quality in developing countries, suggesting that global measures of quality damage the educational systems of developing countries by creating feelings of isolation and inferiority. Suggests alternative measures which meet global standards and may be…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives
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Thomas, R. Murray – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1994
Attempts to clarify issues of ethnicity in educational discourse. Identifies sources of disagreement about the meaning of "ethnic." Suggests a conception of "ethnic" to reduce definitional confusion in specific research contexts. Perceives ethnicity as significant if ethnic status affects people's treatment in educational settings, if educational…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Definitions, Educational Research, Ethnic Bias
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Desai, Uday – International Review of Education/Internationale Zeitschrift fuer Erziehungswissenschaft/Revue Internationale de Pedagogie, 1991
Examines effects of family and pupil characteristics on Indian primary school children's academic learning, studying students who dropped out before completing primary schooling. Finds educational supplies, home sanitary facilities, home locale, distance to drinking water source, father's work and literacy status, and schooling completed related…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Research, Dropouts
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