ERIC Number: ED243220
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Tri-State Educational Research Conference Proceedings (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, May 15-17, 1983).
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
These proceedings of the 1983 New Jersey-Pennsylvania-Delaware conference are arranged in five sections. Section I, "National Issues," includes summaries of (1) a panel session on the role of educational research and research funding in the new Congress; (2) a paper on "most wanted answers" to questions concerning (a) teacher productivity, methods, and supervision, (b) teaching abstractions to nonintellectual students, and (c) raising standards without eliminating students; and (3) a discussion of the National Commission on Excellence in Education report and its implications for the tri-state region. Section II, on educational technology, contains discussions of BASIC programming on the microcomputer, the impact of computers in the classroom, computer graphics, and software evaluation. Section III's presentations are concerned with school district use of research, cost effectiveness, and the role of the school administrator in school improvement. The fourth section, which focuses on measurement and methodology, addresses questions on measurement and mismeasurement, conducting credible case studies, and researching special education. The document's final section contains summaries of sessions on a variety of topics, from job satisfaction and personal fulfillment in public service to the consequences of youth joblessness. Appendixes provide a sample conference brochure and lists of presenters and participants. (JBM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrator Role, Case Studies, Cost Effectiveness, Declining Enrollment, Educational Improvement, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Microcomputers, Research Methodology, Special Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Supervision, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers: Delaware; New Jersey; Pennsylvania