ERIC Number: ED199820
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Middle School Research Studies, 1980.
National Middle School Association, Fairborn, OH.
The 12 papers presented at the Research Symposium of the National Middle School Association's 1980 Annual Conference are reproduced in this document. Topics covered are teachers', principals', and national leaders' perceptions of the middle school; priorities of needs, competencies, and training of middle grade teachers; a case study of the transition of a seventh grade center to a middle school; middle and junior high school students' attitudes toward family influences and generational differences; an observational study of core and departmentalized eighth grade classrooms; problem-solving strategies of transitional early adolescents; development of a scale for measuring teacher time use; development of instrumentation for determining teachers' disciplinary styles; relationships between teacher behavior and student participation in ninth grade algebra classes and middle grade science classes; effects of differentiation of instruction on academic achievement and particularly on reading skill retention; and abuse of drugs and related substances. (PGD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Attitudes, Class Organization, Classroom Techniques, Discipline, Drug Abuse, Educational Change, Family Influence, Generation Gap, Individualized Instruction, Interpersonal Relationship, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Reading Failure, Research Methodology, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Styles
National Middle School Assn., P.O. Box 968, Fairborn, OH 45324 ($5.00; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Middle School Association, Fairborn, OH.
Identifiers: Time Utilization
Note: Graphs may be marginally legible. Papers presented at the Research Symposium at the Annual Conference of the National Middle School Association (Nashville, TN, November 12-15, 1980).