ERIC Number: ED389438
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Early Years--Research. Papers from New Zealand Council for Educational Research Seminars on Early Childhood (December 13, 1993 and April 27, 1995).
Podmore, Valerie N., Ed.; Swann, Fay, Ed.
This report contains six papers presented at 1993 and 1995 seminars conducted by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research. It also includes the schedules of the two seminars and a summary of a general discussion on future directions in research in early childhood education and care conducted at the 1995 seminar. They include: (1) "Working with Children before They Start School: Some Findings from Swedish Early Childhood Centres" (Ingrid Pramling); (2) "Creating Learners Who Want To Know: An Action Research Project Following a College-Based Teaching Experience" (Anne Meade and Lynne Bruce); (3) "Meeting Their Needs: Educational/Training Implications of a Collaborative Study of Playcentre Children Aged Under 2 1/2 Years" (Valerie Podmore and Liz Depree); (4) "Fitting, Not Flitting: Schema Development Seen in Some Children in the Competent Children Project" (Anne Meade); (5) "Early Childhood Teacher Education: Findings from a Longitudinal Study" (Margery Renwick and Sally Boyd); and (6) "Families, Work, and Early Childhood Education: Experiencing Change and Diversity" (Valerie N. Podmore). Each paper contains a reference list. (MDM)
Descriptors: Action Research, Case Studies, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Play, Preschool Children, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington.
Identifiers: New Zealand; Schema Theory; Sweden