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Between March 1, 1999 and July 15, 1999, we received 2,339 total responses, of which 88% were English language surveys and 12% were all other languages.
A strategic 10 Year Plan for literature development will be presented to the fellowship in the 2000 Conference Agenda Report as part of the "Motion 21" Project approved by the 1999 World Service Conference.
The question about changing the appearance of our literature was intended to be specific to changing the IPs only, not any of our other literature, but the question wasn’t specific about this intention.
www.na.org /lit/litsur-final.htm   (3388 words)

 Medicine and Literature Books 1995-1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Bashshar ibn Burd; criticism and interpretation; love and death in literature; Arabic poetry; 750-1258; history and criticism; MA thesis.
Grote, K. Der Tod in der Literatur der Jahrhundertwende : der Wandel der Todesthematik in den Werken Arthur Schnitzlers, Thomas Manns und Rainer Maria Rilkes.
Verleiblichungen : literatur- und kulturgeschichtliche Studien èuber Strategien, Formen und Funktionen der Verleiblichung in Texten von der Frèuhzeit bis zum Cyberspace.
www.medlina.com /medicine_and_literature_books_1995-1999.htm   (7567 words)

 Instructional Strategies Online - Literature Circles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Modified Literature Circles - this method can be highly effective with students who are not able to handle weekly assignments since the circle meets each day.
Literature Circles.com - this site provides a clear, easy-to-read and concise definition of Literature Circles, a summary of recent research showing how Literature Circles can help to improve student achievement, classroom management ideas, articles about Literature Circles and links to reviews of recommended books.
Literature Circles Resource Center - School of Education, Seattle University - aimed at Elementary and Middle Years teachers, this useful site provides background information on the use and structure of Literature Circles and practical advice on classroom implementation.
olc.spsd.sk.ca /DE/PD/instr/strats/literaturecircles   (923 words)

 Literature Circle
The literature circle is a student centered cooperative learning reading activity for a group of four to six students at any grade level or subject area.
Literature circles provide a constructive educational opportunity for students to control their own learning as they share thoughts, concerns and their understanding of the concepts, events, and material presented in the material being read.
Literature circles can be known by many different names including: literature studies, literacy circles, book clubs, literature discussion groups, book clubs, and cooperative book discussion groups.
www.unf.edu /~tcavanau/presentations/SITE/2005/literature_circle.htm   (329 words)

 Literature Review 1999 - Part II
Most therapists are acutely aware of the damage that a family can do to client's therapeutic progress if the family is not supportive of the treatment goals or are unaware of their impact on the client.
Ary, Duncan, Duncan, & Hops (1999) found direct paths from parental supervisions and peer deviance to problem behaviors, suggesting not all family risk processes are mediated by deviant peer involvement.
This approach includes a wide variety of ways to get busy or distrustful parents to become more involved with their child through the child's participation in a preschool, school, church, or children's agency group or activity.
www.strengtheningfamilies.org /html/lit_review_1999_II.html   (7103 words)

 1999 in literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
See also: 1998 in literature, other events of 1999, 2000 in literature, list of years in literature.
Finlandia Prize: * 1999 Kristina Carlson, Maan ääreen
See 1999 Governor General's Awards for a complete list of winners and finalists for those awards.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /1999_in_literature.html   (396 words)

 SunSITE India : 1999 Nobel Literature prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Günter Grass, one of the most significant authors to emerge from Germany after World War II, on Thursday was named the winner of the 1999 Nobel Literature Prize.
Grass, born in 1927, is the fifth European winner in a row, and Germany's seventh Nobel literature laureate.
He is a heralded social critic, admired by his literary contemporaries but also controversial because of his political views.
sunsite.iisc.ernet.in /nobel99/lit99_rep.html   (267 words)

 American Literature I: Fall 1999 Syllabus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This course will be a survey of American literature and literary history, from the early colonial period to the eve of the Civil War.
Our goal will be to acquire a grasp of the expanding canon of American literature by reading both established, canonical masterpieces and texts that have been traditionally considered to be marginal.
The American Enlightenment: "Early American Literature, 1620—1820" (158—61); Francis Scott Key, "The Defense of Fort McHenry" (reader); Thomas Jefferson, Introduction and "The Declaration of Independence" from the Autobiography (712—19); Benjamin Franklin, Introduction (491—92), The Autobiography, parts one and two (523—85); Joel Barlow, "Advice to a Raven in Russia" (reader).
www.nyu.edu /classes/amlit/fall99/amsyl.htm   (961 words)

 World Literature - Winter 1999
LTWL 118 Diasporas: Literature of the Asian Diaspora
Course Description: Study of Asian diasporic literature, attempting to discover and define a growing body of contemporary writing under this rubric, including immigrant/migrant histories, memories of exile and refuge as well as the fiction of imagined homelands.
They will be studied as challenges to conventional relationships of self and literature on the one hand, and of fiction and non fiction, on the other.
reg.ucsc.edu /soc/aci/winter1999/ltwl.html   (432 words)

 ERIC Bibliography - Adolescent Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
AB: Examines if literature for urban youth can reflect reality and validate the significance of the minority individual as well as give them a vision for a better future and a sense that it is attainable.
Notes that young adult literature provides a context for students to become conscious of their operating world view and to examine critically alternative ways of understanding the world and social relations.
AB: Argues that the number one goal in teaching literature should be to create lifelong, reflective readers, and that the job of a novel at its highest level is to illuminate the human condition.
www.indiana.edu /~reading/ieo/bibs/adol-lit.html   (1873 words)

 Courses in Comparative Literature, Fall 1999
In a deliberately provocative move, I argue first that aging can be "traumatic," and second that women may respond to their special traumas of aging by "performing" age in varied ways.
Bracketing the historiography of compared literatures, we will study responses, reactions, and other "attitudes" discernible in literary art toward conventional notions (philosophies) of history and toward the very notion of history itself.
Students will be encouraged to explore literatures and cultures other than Russian for this Dostoevsky, and to sort out the first from the second.
www.sunysb.edu /complit/fall99.htm   (1060 words)

 CURRICULUM OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE FALL 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This course is designed to familiarize students with great works of literature written during the earlier part of the Western tradition.
Registration under this rubric may be used by undergraduates who have previously taken one or more advanced courses in Comparative Literature and wish to engage in a special project; it may also be used by graduate students engaged in preparation for M.A. Written Examinations.
A study of the Naturalist movement in European and American literature of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
www.unc.edu /depts/complit/Pages/coursearchive/fall99.htm   (886 words)

 1999 US Literature Exchange
(1999) Quantification of stress in lobsters: crustacean hyperglycemic hormone, stress proteins, and gene expression.
Thesis submitted in partial satisfaction of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Endocrinology in the Graduate Division of the University of California, Berkeley.
(1999) Evidence of female heterogametic genetic sex determination in white sturgeon.
www.lib.noaa.gov /japan/aquaculture/exchange/99litexchangeus.htm   (1273 words)

 Kids.net.au - Encyclopedia 1999 -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Years: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 - 1999 - 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Y2K preparation was a major event in 1999 both in actual events and in media over-reporting.
January 1 - An avalanche destroys a school gymnasium during New Years' celebrations in Kangiqsualujjuaq in far northern Quebec, killing 9.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/19/1999   (2221 words)

 Managing Diversity Literature Review 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Literature Review is an extremely valuable resource for those involved in the management of diversity in the training system.
It covers English language literature across the world that had been produced or indexed between 1992 and 1997 and included CD-ROM and internet databases, specialist resource centres and publishers, public sector agencies and authorities, businesses and consultants involved in diversity management and training as well as library catalogues.
According to the Issues Paper, "most of the literature on KPIs is of limited practical value" because it is "highly prescriptive" and consists of "endless ‘checklists’ of what should be in KPI systems and how they should be developed".
www.equityresearch.org.au /md1.htm   (7480 words)

 Winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature
for an epic and psychological narrative art which has introduced a new continent into literature.
in recognition of his significance as the leading representative of a new era in our literature.
The prize money for 1914 was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.
www.almaz.com /nobel/literature   (2097 words)

 Business History: British Business History: A Review of the Periodical Literature for 1999.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
British Business History: A Review of the Periodical Literature for 1999.
The variety of contributions appearing in 1999 is sufficient for the additions to our knowledge of British business to be presented as a matrix, with each article analysed twice according to different categorisations.
Space constraints mean that only a sectoral analysis can be undertaken here, apart from a section devoted to business culture rather than a particular sector.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:75145305&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (189 words)

 Bibliography on CO2 Effects on Vegetation and Ecosystems:1990-1999 Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This database provides complete bibliographic citations (plus abstracts and keywords, when available) for more than 2700 references published between 1990 and 1999 on the direct effects of elevated atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide (CO) on vegetation, ecosystems, their components and interactions.
This bibliography was developed to support the Carbon Dioxide Meta-Analysis Project (CO at The Ohio State University, but was designed to be useful for a wide variety of purposes related to the effects of elevated CO on vegetation and ecosystems.
Enrichment (FACE) studies, in which vegetation from a wide variety of regions is exposed to elevated levels of carbon dioxide without being confined in chambers - the most sophisticated and realistic of such studies to date.
cdiac.esd.ornl.gov /epubs/cdiac/cdiac129/cdiac129.html   (318 words)

 BPL Archives: Arabic Literature Discussion (1999): Multi Cultural Outreach Program at the Boulder Public Library
The life and death of a pioneer teacher who dared to cross the physical borders in a war torn city, as well as the religious and political borders of the mind.
The rise and fall of national and feminist awareness in the Damascus of the 1920s is the focus of this fictionalized memoir of a young girl.
This harrowing book portrays a contemporary woman's life in war-torn Beirut Zahra is haunted by dark memories of deception and abuse and obsessed with the dream of how life could be, should the war ever end.
www.boulder.lib.co.us /special/multicultural/litarabic1999.html   (484 words)

 History of Children's Literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Describes topics to be addressed, including a brief history of children's literature, didactic stories and romantic stories, child development and folklore, illustration, and the political questions of our time; and sex roles, multicultural stories, censorship, and television.
AB: Designed to help teachers open young minds to literature, this book presents criteria for evaluating books in all genres and their suggested classroom uses, an examination of hotly debated topics, and an overview of the significance of young adult literature.
The book is divided into two parts, the first addressing the contexts within which literature for young people is viewed (including a brief historical survey, theories of child development, and instructional methods of sharing literature) and the second examining the principle literary genres and the necessary critical approaches to reach and evaluate literature.
reading.indiana.edu /ieo/bibs/childhis.html   (2403 words)

 English and literature   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In a recent book on the subject, "A Contemplation Upon Flowers: Garden plants in myth and literature," Ward (1999) provides 400 pages (92 different groups of flowers) of examples ranging from Acanthus to Zinnia.
I think it would be equally appropriate for a teacher to focus on plants as a topic of discussion in a Literature course.
The third link (not active yet) is for examples of "case studies" which can connect plants and literature at a deeper level.
www.uwlax.edu /faculty/gerber/CurrEng1.htm   (223 words)

 Günter Grass wins Nobel Prize in literature -- September 30, 1999
It is an honour for Grass and for German literature," Naumann said, praising Grass's efforts to bridge the gap between east and west during the Cold War.
Whatever controversy he has courted at home, he is seen as an admired predecessor for many other great writers around the world, such as Colombia's Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Britain's Salmon Rushdie.
Academy members, former recipients and a select group of literature and language professors and specialists in the field may suggest candidates.
www.cnn.com /books/news/9909/30/nobel   (723 words)

 04-1999 Nebraska Literature Festival Set for September 17-18
The theme of the Festival is "Crossing Borders: Geographical, Ethnic, and Literary Frontiers in Plains Literature." Andrew Elkins (Chadron State College Dept. of Language and Literature) and Deb Carpenter (Oglala Lakota College) will coordinate a program planning committee including representatives from the two colleges, from Pine Ridge SD High School, and Chadron High School.
The previous award-winning Nebraska Literature Festivals were held at various campuses of the University of Nebraska and Wayne State College.
The selection of Chadron as the 1999 site underscores the Nebraska Center for the Book commitment to hosting the Festival across the state and emphasis on thematic programming.
www.nlc.state.ne.us /publications/news_releases/99nelitfestival.html   (564 words)

 M2 Presswire: SALFORD SYSTEMS: Japanese Deming Prize Committee awawards 1999 Nikkei QC Literature Prize to Steinberg.@ ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
SALFORD SYSTEMS: Japanese Deming Prize Committee awawards 1999 Nikkei QC Literature Prize to Steinberg.
The award, announced last week, recognizes literature that contributes to the progress and further development of quality control and quality management.
The above preview is from M2 Presswire, November 2, 1999.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:57099061&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (184 words)

 Literature Lesson Plans
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Web Site - This site is filled with activities for teaching literature especially in the content areas.
Literature and Math Converge in Storyville - Second grade students read books and then make up math problems based on the book.
Using Literature in the Middle School Curriculum by Carol Otis Hurst and Rebecca Otis.
www.sldirectory.com /libsf/resf/bookplans.html#top   (935 words)

 SunSITE India : 1999 Nobel Literature prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
1999 Nobel Prize in literature : Günter Grass
Günter Grass was born 1927 in Danzig-Langfuhr of Polish-German parents.
Engel, Henrik D.K., Die Prosa von Günter Grass in Beziehung zur englischsprachigen Literatur.
sunsite.iisc.ernet.in /nobel99/lit99_bio.html   (463 words)

 Bambooweb: 1999
1999 is a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar), and was designated the International Year of Older Persons.
1996 1997 1998 - 1999 - 2000 2001 2002
The United Nations Population Fund designated October 12 as the approximate date for this event.
www.bambooweb.com /articles/1/9/1999.html   (4105 words)

 Children's Literature Choice List 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Children's Literature Choice List is a national book award that annually recognizes 150 children's books of excellence chosen from over 3000 children's books that our reviewers receive each year.
In addition to exceptional writing, creative story lines (for fiction) and factual accuracy (for nonfiction and historical fiction), the criteria for selection are age-appropriate subject matter, fresh themes, new approaches to known stories and relevance to the lives of today's kids.
Children's Literature founder Marilyn Courtot commented "There were so many really good books for the middle school readers that we had difficulty narrowing our list for 1999, but we are confident that these selections represent many outstanding books that children, parents, teachers, and librarians will want to add to their collections."
www.childrenslit.com /clc99.html   (436 words)

 Middle English Literature , Syllabus -  Fall 1999
This course will introduce you to the literature of late medieval England, specifically the 14th and early 15th centuries.
This is a very rich period for literature in England, and the literature produced during this time poses some fascinating interpretative problems.
There is a lot of material on the Middle Ages, and Medieval literature, on the WorldWide Web, and I will give you a number of assignments from it.
www.chss.montclair.edu /english/furr/mel/melsyl99.html   (1663 words)

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