ERIC Number: ED205647
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
The Quality Of School Life.
Epstein, Joyce Levy, Ed.
This is a collection of articles about student attitudes toward schools. Articles include: (1) a foreward by Philip W. Jackson; (2) "Patterns of Classroom Participation, Student Attitudes, and Achievements," and "Developing a Research Agenda on the Quality of School Life(QSL)," by Joyce L. Epstein; (3) "QSL School Problem Behavior, and Juvenile Delinquency," by William Wright and Carl F. Jesness; (4) "Attitudes, Values, and Motives of Classroom Facilitators and Inhibitors," by William J. Gnagey; (5) "Evaluating and Changing Classroom Settings," by Rudolf H. Moos and Thomas G. David; (6) "Choice Schemes and the QSL in West German Comprehensive Schools," by Hansjorg Scheerer; (7) "Home and School Factors and QSL in Canadian High Schools," by Geoffrey B. Isherwood and Clement K. Hammah; (8) "School Life: A Student Perspective" and "School Life: A Conceptual Model," by Geoffrey B. Isherwood and Janice A. Ahola; (9) "Development and Validation of the Israeli QSL Scale" and "Pupils' Perceptions of the Quality of Life in Advantaged and Disadvantaged Israeli Schools," by Efraim Darom and Uisrael Rich; (10) "Project PASS: Pupils' Alternative Secondary Strategies," by Douglas A. Penfield; (11) "Strategy for Improving School Programs: Affective Measures," by Jo Ann Krueger; and (12) "System-wide Educational Evaluation," by Robert W. Cross. (APM)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Quality of Life, School Activities, School Organization, Statistical Analysis, Student Attitudes, Student Participation, Student School Relationship
Lexington Books, D.C. Heath and Co., 125 Spring Street, Lexington, MA 02173 ($27.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Heath (D.C.) and Co., Lexington, MA.
Identifiers: Canada; Israel; Quality of School Life Scale; West Germany
Note: For a related document, see ED 194 537.