Now showing items 1-20 of 2002

    • The Condition of Education for Hispanic Americans 

      Brown, George H.; Rosen, Nan L.; Hill, Susan T.; Olivas, Michael (U.S. Department of Education, 1981-05-01)
      This report presents an overview of Hispanics in the United States and their educational profile between 1970-1976.
    • Higher Education in the United States 

      Doucette, Donald S. (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1982)
      A variety of organizational, curricular and philosophical features of the system of higher education in the United States distinguish it from higher education systems in the world, but the system's size, egalitarianism, ...
    • Higher education and the labor market in Asia 

      Sanyal, Bikas C. (UNESCO. IIEP; German Agency for Technical Cooperation, 1982)
      Whatever the political ideology of a government, employment of the educated is increasingly being considered as an essential element of national development, not only because the labor market is at the core of social and ...
    • Who Will Benefit from ESOPs? 

      Rothschild, Joyce (Cornell University ILR School, 1985)
      [Excerpt] In the past decade, the number of worker-owned firms or ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) has been growing geometrically. The national law granting tax incentives to ESOPs was passed in 1975, and since then ...
    • Diversification of Higher Education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1988)
      During the 1980s, most European countries underwent substantial changes in their economic and educational systems. During the period it became clear that the discussions were going to be centered around the rapid changes ...
    • A Visual Text: History of Architecture Catalogue for Hypertext 

      Rodriguez-Camilloni, Humberto L.; Gorin, Abbye A. (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Center for Theory and History of Architecture, 1988)
      "This visual text consists of three models designed as a teaching-learning tool for the history and theory of architecture courses currently offered by the Center for Theory and History of Architecture, College of Architecture ...
    • Multi-ethnicity in higher education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1992)
      The multi-ethnic and pluricultural nature of European societies, indeed of world society, is (or should be) reflected both in the composition of the student cohorts and the staffs of higher education institutions. This ...
    • Higher Education and the Labor Market 

      Shattock, Michael (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1993)
      This book presents an overview of the state of the art in studies of higher education and the world of work, based on papers, some of which were presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the Consortium of Higher Education ...
    • Poor Families and Poor Housing: The Search for Decent Housing in Virginia's Private, Unassisted Market 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Rives, Mary Ellen (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1993-06)
      This report explores the differences in housing conditions between those U.S. families who receive various forms of public assistance and those who do not. The findings of this report show that low-income Virginians who ...
    • Counseling and orientation of students in higher education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1994)
      There is a growing importance of student counselling and orientation in higher education. Although both have always been part of the university environment, particularly in the United Kingdom and the United States, they ...
    • Diversity of structures for higher education 

      UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education (UNESCO European Centre for Higher Education, 1994)
      This book presents many of the papers that were delivered at a workshop on Universities, Colleges, and Others: Diversity of Structures for Higher Education, held at CEPES in 1993 in Bucharest, Romania. Among the compiled ...
    • Collaboratives: Helping Hispanic Students Succeed 

      Owlett Baltimore, Linda (National Education Association, 1995)
      Minority cultures represent an invaluable human resource within American society. To reap the full benefit of cultural diversity, however, some crucial and pervasive problems within the educational system need to be solved. ...
    • Retirement Relocation Among College Graduates: A Survey of Virginia Tech Alumni 

      Unknown author (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1995-01)
      Research on the residential mobility of persons who have fully or partially retired identifies two major purposes of such relocation. Care-related relocation occurs in response to the inevitable increase in physical ...
    • Community College Faculty 

      National Education Association (National Education Association, 1995-06-01)
      In only a generation community colleges grew from a few institutions to a major sector of postsecondary education by providing nearly universal access. Currently 1,024 community colleges hire over a quarter million faculty ...
    • The Educational Progress of Hispanic Students: Findings from the Condition of Education 1995 

      Smith, Thomas M. (U.S. Department of Education, 1995-09-01)
      Education has always been seen as one means of upward mobility, especially for those who are socially and economically disadvantaged. Hispanic children are likely to be at an educational disadvantage relative to whites for ...
    • Tenant Organization in Public Housing Projects: A Report on Senate Resolution No. 347 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Cavell, Marilyn S. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1995-10)
      This report summarizes the history of tenant management in public housing, identifies benefits and weaknesses of tenant organizations and the regulations governing such organizations, describes activities of tenant ...
    • The Educational Progress of Women 

      U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement; National Center For Education Statistics, 1995-11-01)
      Over the past two decades, women have made substantial educational progress. The large gaps between the educational levels of women and men that were evident in the early 1970s have essentially disappeared for the younger ...
    • Urban Redevelopment, Displacement and the Future of the American City 

      Koebel, C. Theodore (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1996-04)
      Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond; examines the record of urban development during the last half of the 20th century and identifies community development corporations and public-private partnerships as the ...
    • Minorities in Higher Education - Findings from the Condition of Education 1996 

      U.S. Department of Education; National Center for Education Statistics (U.S. Department of Education, 1997-01-01)
      Minorities in the United States have long suffered lower economic prosperity and social status compared to the white majority. Higher education often serves as the best means of social mobility available to our nation’s ...
    • Housing Conditions of Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers 

      Koebel, C. Theodore; Daniels, Michael P. (Virginia Center for Housing Research, 1997-05)
      This report determines the level of need for and interest in a housing loan program for migrant farmworker housing in Virginia and documents the housing conditions of migrant farmworkers in Virginia.