Graduates deficient in `soft' skills
- Description and effects of prosocial instruction in an elementary physical education setting. Sharpe, Tom; Crider, Kim // Education & Treatment of Children (ETC);Nov96, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p435
Describes the developmental effects of an elementary education teacher's proactive teaching of prosocial behavior. Importance of prosocial competence in school; Participants and setting; Experimental design and general procedures; Target behaviors measured; Observation instrument; Data...
- Education for interpersonal life. Saunders, William S. // Liberal Education;Mar/Apr90, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p11
Focuses on the need for an education for interpersonal life. Role of literature in interpersonal education; Need to elevate the level of thinking about love relationships; Need for universities to require courses in human development and direct course work with the populations being studied.
- Applications of a University Course in Human Relations. Burke, Ronald J. // Training & Development Journal;Aug68, Vol. 22 Issue 8, p48
Describes applications of behavioral science material made by students enrolled in a human relations course offered by the Department of Management at the University of Minnesota for those pursuing the MBA degree. Course contents; Outline of the format used; Applications of the group decision...
- Human Relations Training. Parker, Glenn M. // Training & Development Journal;Oct74, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p7
Shows how the relationship between the police and the community can be improved through human relations training. Sources of conflict situations involving model neighborhood residents; Development of communications and human relations skills; Clarification on content and methods of training...
- The Impact of Human Relations Training on Levels of Openness and Trust. Bulach, Cletus R. // Research for Educational Reform;2003, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p43
Examines the impact of human relations training on levels of openness and trust. Interpersonal communications; Experiential human relations curriculum; Conflict management.
- Linking effective counseling and teaching skills. Rice, George E.; Smith, Wanda // School Counselor;Jan93, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p201
Examines the effectivity of school counselors as teachers of interpersonal skills. Possible topics for in-service training; Indication of positive effect on classroom behavior.
- Teaching interpersonal skills to occupational and environmental health professionals. Rabinowitz, Stanley; Feiner, Mabel // Psychological Reports;Jun94 Part 2, Vol. 74 Issue 3, p1299
Examines the effect of a course for teaching communication and interpersonal relationships with clients and colleagues to a group of environmental and occupational health professionals. Positive features of the course for the participants; Few changes in psychological abilities and awareness.
- Chalk talk. Newcomb, Amelia // Christian Science Monitor;8/11/98, Vol. 90 Issue 180, pB1
Focuses on a program at Florida high schools that is aimed at helping teens understand and improve relationships. Advocates of the program argument that kids need such knowledge and too often do not get it at home; The question of whether teachers are qualified to teach relationship-skills;...
- Learning About Love. WEISSBOURD, RICHARD; GIVENS ROLLAND, REBECCA // Education Digest;Oct2013, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p4
The article discusses the study of romantic relationships, adapted from the article "Learning About Love: How Schools Can Better Prepare Students for Romantic Relationships," by Richard Weissbourd and Rebecca Givens Rolland, in the March/April 2013 issue of the journal "Harvard Education Letter."