ERIC Number: ED394617
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Settings in Interaction: Research and Implications. Annual Conference of the EECERA on the Quality of Early Childhood Education (4th, Goteborg, Sweden, September 1-3, 1994).
Gothenburg Univ., Molndal (Sweden). Early Childhood Research and Development Centre.; European Early Childhood Education Research Association.
An overview of the fourth conference of the European Early Childhood Education Research Association (EECERA) on the Quality of Early Childhood Education is provided in this document. The conference focused on how interactions among settings at various levels in a micro-macrosystem influence, directly or indirectly, the experience and behaviors of young children in different environments and the educational program designed for these environments. Abstracts for 99 papers presented at 28 symposia and 2 poster sessions are presented. Issues addressed were: cross-cultural and multi-ethnic perspectives on early childhood education; curriculum and teacher practices; parent-teacher relationships; teacher perspectives and training; curriculum and teacher practices; child-teacher interaction; quality of the child's life in Nordic day care centers; promoting cultural learning in early childhood education: settings and strategies; quality in early childhood education: experiences from practice; public policies and early childhood education; setting links and setting transitions; gender perspectives; play and social interaction; "real-life settings" as educational settings; child-parent interaction; quality in early childhood education: programs for practice; the transition of infants from family care to center-based day care; a phenomenographic approach to research about children; and the High/Scope educational approach. Contains a list of delegates, their institute, mailing address, and country. (AA)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Classroom Research, Context Effect, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Family Role, Foreign Countries, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Performance Factors, Public Policy, Research Methodology, School Role, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Swedish Board of Health and Welfare, Stockholm.; Goteborg Univ., Molndal (Sweden). Dept. of Education and Educational Research.
Authoring Institution: Gothenburg Univ., Molndal (Sweden). Early Childhood Research and Development Centre.; European Early Childhood Education Research Association.