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- UNIVERSITY OF California SANTA BARBARA. Smith, Jamison // Teen Ink;Apr2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p38
The article features the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) in Santa Barbara, California. The UCSB campus is conveniently located near the beach but far from shopping stores. The student acceptance rate, tuition fees and accommodations are also described. Although the UCSB is...
- There Go Those Kids In Nature. Budianto, Ivonne I.; Thorsch, Jennifer A. // Science & Children;Sep2002, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p36
The article presents information on an authentic restoration project that teaches fourth- to sixth-grade students about scientists and their local community. In this project, students emulate the role of real ecologists by restoring nearby habitats to their native state. The project entitled...
- RACISM IN THE UNIVERSITY: THE CASE OF THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM. Leon, David Jess // Humboldt Journal of Social Relations;1980, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p83
The article presents information about the Educational Opportunity Program inaugurated in 1965 at the University of California, Santa Barbara, California. The Sixties saw a dramatic increase in the number of minority students and staff members in the college campuses. Reform organizations like...
- NEWS briefs. // Community College Week;8/16/2004, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p10
Presents news briefs on community colleges in the U.S. as of August 16, 2004. Body of community-college student identified by police in Idaho; Violation allegedly committed by regents of the University and Community College System of Nevada according to Deputy Attorney General Neil Rombardo;...
- School transfers may put students at risk. // Thrust for Educational Leadership;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p4
Cites a University of California Santa Barbara Graduate School of Education study about the impact of school transfers to high school students in the United States. Likelihood of dropping out; Graduation rates; Study recommendation.
- The Attack on William Robinson Academic Freedom Threatened at USCB. Laing, Edwin // Against the Current;Jul/Aug2009, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p7
The article reports on the threat of discipline faced by professor William I. Robinson of the University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) over his action of emailing two items for his course on global affairs. It cites that the move ballooned into a nightmare for everyone who cares about...
- Hoist with Our Own Petar. Barlow, Dudley // Education Digest;Dec2000, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p39
Addresses the disengagement of college students from academic life. Details on the results of a study on the social background of students at the University of California at Santa Barbara; How the notion on education impartation has changed; Recommendations to parents.
- ITP Holds Forum on Black Holes for High School Teachers. Levi, Barbara Goss // Physics Today;Apr99, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p65
Focuses on the educational forum on black holes held on February 6, 1999 at the Institute of Theoretical Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Highlights of the forum; Remarks from high school teachers regarding the forum.
- the paradoxes of collaboration. Chrispeels, Janet H.; Strait, Cheryl C.; Brown, Janet H. // Thrust for Educational Leadership;Nov/Dec99, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p16
The article explores how principals of schools can be effective as team members. The article refers to a study conducted by a team of researchers from the University of California, Santa Barbara, California, who are studying the California School Leadership Academy's School Leadership Team...