ERIC Number: ED037386
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Untangling the Tangled Web of Education. Research and Measurement Considerations Related to Assessing Children's Development in Interaction with School, Family, and Community Influences.
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
This booklet contains the seven papers presented at the symposium: (1) "Early Schooling: What Is It All About?" by Marshall P. Smith, Trenton State College, who approaches the subject as "one of the preeminent tools for human survival"; (2) "The Family and Community: What Are Their Roles in the Educational Process?" by Melvin Tumin, Princeton University; (3) "The Child: His Cognitive, Personal-Social and Physical Development--A False Trichotomy?" a discussion of the need for integration of the three in the educational process, by Edmund W. Gordon, Columbia University; (4) "How Are Measurement Strategies Related to Models of Human Development?" in which Walter Emmerich of Educational Testing Service presents candidate models of human development, all calling for longitudinal research; (5) "Can You Do Real Research in the Real World?" a discussion of generalizability and interpretability in choosing research strategies, by Samuel Messick, Educational Testing Service; (6) "The ETS-OEO Longitudinal Study of Disadvantaged Children," a presentation of aims and design for the planned 6-year study of children from age 3 to grade 3, by Scarvia B. Anderson, Educational Testing Service; and (7) "The Scientific and Social Significance of the Longitudinal Study of Disadvantaged Children" by John W. McDavid, University of Miami. (JS)
Descriptors: Community Role, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Educational Research, Family Role, Human Development, Longitudinal Studies, Measurement, Research Design
Educational Testing Service, Princeton, N.J. (free)
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Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Note: A special symposium sponsored by the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York, November 1, 1968