ERIC Number: ED329329
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Home School Researcher. Volumes 4-5, September 1988-September 1989.
Ray, Brian D., Ed.
Home School Researcher, v4 n3-4 Sep-Dec 1988 v5 n1-3 Mar-Sep 1989
This document consists of five issues of the "Home School Researcher," a quarterly newsletter dedicated to research on instruction in the home. Volume 4, number 3 reports findings of a comparative study of the reasoning abilities of home-educated children. Also included are profiles of four categories of home schoolers: new age, religious, socio-relational, and academic. Volume 4, number 4, provides an overview of home schooling in Alabama and investigates the extent to which state statutes regulate home school curricula. Volume 5, number 1, reports findings on the effect of home schooling on the leadership skills of home-schooled students. Volume 5, number 2 covers a study of the suitability of South Carolina's education entrance examination for use with home schooling instructors. Also discussed is a study of reasons for selecting home schooling in the Chattanooga, Tennessee vicinity. Volume 5, number 3 reports findings of studies on new age families who educate their families at home. The relations of public, private, and home school students' attitudes concerning science learning are also considered. An index to the first four volumes of the newsletter and references to related research and bibliographic citations are included. (RH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Community Characteristics, Family Characteristics, Home Schooling, Leadership, Newsletters, Nontraditional Education, Outcomes of Education, Science Education, State Legislation, Teacher Qualifications, Test Use
"Home School Researcher," School of Education, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 98119 (reprints are $3.00 for the first copy of each issue; $1.50 for each additional copy of that issue. Individual subscription rate $15.00; institutional rate $25.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Seattle Pacific Univ., WA.
Identifiers: Alabama; New Age Thought; Research Results; Social Philosophy; South Carolina; State Regulation; Tennessee (Chattanooga)
Note: For volume 1, number 1 through volume 4, number 2, see ED 307 016.