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The Production Of Scientists For U.S. Agriculture By Land-Grant Universities: 1920-1980, Wallace E. Huffman Mar 1984

The Production Of Scientists For U.S. Agriculture By Land-Grant Universities: 1920-1980, Wallace E. Huffman

Economic Staff Paper Series

The production of scientists by'U.S.' universities has become a major industry during the second half of Che 20th century.- Furthermore- it'has become clear that well trained and motivated' scientists are the source of most new ideas leading to advances in science.and technology that are the driving force 'behind modern economic -growth (Kuznets). The land—grant . universities are'the primary but not exclusive source of trained scientists for U.S. agriculture.' The production of-agricultural scientists in. these universities is centered in departments -affiliated with the agricultural • experiment stations; Furthermore, the training of scientists is one among several ...


The Evolution Of A Humanistic Teacher, May M. Coryell Jan 1984

The Evolution Of A Humanistic Teacher, May M. Coryell

MA TESOL Collection

This paper traces my growth in becoming a humanistic teacher. It is essentially an introspective study high­ lighting the teaching and learning experiences I have had over the last few years and how those experiences have affected my current teaching.

This paper is divided into six chapters: an Introduction, My Teaching History, The Evolution Intensifies, My Teaching Intensifies, a Conclusion, and lastly, an Addendum.


Naming The World: Writing, Reading, And Culture In A Refugee Esl Class, Nancy Ann Reuschel Jan 1984

Naming The World: Writing, Reading, And Culture In A Refugee Esl Class, Nancy Ann Reuschel

MA TESOL Collection

Techniques for teaching reading and writing to ESL learners "include ones derived from both L1 literacy methods and L2 oral methods. In both categories, some methods, and consequently some techniques, utilize cultural materials from outside the classroom and the learners' culture. Others use materials with no overt cultural content. Still other methods use learner-created materials. These differing methods are explored for their potential in teaching both literacy and culture. The culture- and literacy- learning experience of one Asian-refugee ESL class: multi-level, multi-age, multi-ethnic, and rural, is described. Learners wrote their own reading materials; largely based on pictures from Asian and ...


Developing A Personal Approach To Language Instruction, Ruth Epstein Jan 1984

Developing A Personal Approach To Language Instruction, Ruth Epstein

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This project explores a personal approach to language instruction through the development of an experiential training module for teachers. The project is designed to assist teaching professionals in constructing a framework and defining a starting point for their continued professional growth and depth.

The project is divided into three parts. Part One is the written background to the project. Part Two is a videotape with three language classes and a round-table discussion. The teachers, Claire Stanley, Bonnie Mennell and Jack Millett, are faculty of the Master of Arts in Teaching program at the School for International Training. The classes are ...