ERIC Number: ED418942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Studies in Teaching.
McCoy, Leah P., Ed.
The 30 papers presented at Wake Forest University's 1997 Annual Research Forum (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) are as follows: "To Sprint or Crawl: The Effect of Classroom Activities on Student Behavior: (R. Allen); "Generating Good Grammar: Traditional and Whole Language Approaches" (D. Alexander); "Effective Teaching Methodologies for ESL Students Learning Secondary Science: Recommendations from the Field" (B. Bautista); "Problem Solving Abilities of Advanced Mathematics Students" (A. Bloom); "The Effects of Writing to Learn on Student's Test Scores" (C. Bolt); "Ocean Knowledge and Attitudes of North Carolina High School Students: Do Coastal Students Know More?" (B. Burkhalter); "Error Correction in the Foreign Language Classroom" (N. Chremos); "The Effect of Database Use on Secondary Achievement and Attitude" (A. Clifton); "Adding Relevance to Poetic Concepts through Modern Song Lyrics" (S. Cooney); "Political Efficacy: Factors Contributing to Civic Confidence" (J. Craig); "Applying Multiple Intelligences Theory in the Elementary Foreign Language Classroom" (S. Decker); "Individual Response Journals vs. Group Response Journals" (K. Else); "What Motivates Academic Achievement?" (C. Gaskell); "High School Students' Perspectives on Good and Bad Teachers" (C. Goodgame); "Controlled Chaos? Teachers' Questions and Students' Behavior in Large Group Discussions" (K. Greene); "Teacher Control and Release and Student Attention" (P. Gruber); "Teaching as Situational Art: An Exploration of Questioning and Analogy in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom" (C. Gupton); "Do Textbooks Stimulate Students? Student Attitudes toward High School Biology Textbooks" (E. Herrin); "Class Discussion: What Helps. What Hurts" (L. Huntley); "Foreign Language Study in High School: Is Two Years Enough?" (R. Jeremiah); "Enhancing Social Studies Learning: What Students Prefer" (L. Martin); "The Role of Current Events in the Social Studies: An Assessment of Student Attitudes and Lesson Composition" (J. McEnaney); "Prereading: What Works?" (T. Moffitt); "Writing Instruction Approaches in the High School English Classroom and Students' Writing" (K. Osterhaus); "Surveying Students' Opinions about Dissection and the Influence of Animal Rights Groups and/or Marketing of Non-Animal-Tested Products" (A. Searle); "The Effects of Race and Gender on Students' Perceptions of Social Studies" (D. Shabazz); "Facing the Hurdles: Perspectives of First-Year Mathematics Teachers" (L. Tyler); "Testing What You Teach: Speaking Skills in the Foreign Language Classroom" (E. Waters); "Teaching Methodologies for Special Needs Students in the Foreign Language Classroom" (E. West); and "Passive vs. Active Learning: A Qualitative Study" (J. Zeichner). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Beginning Teachers, Biology, Citizenship Responsibility, Computer Assisted Instruction, Current Events, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Error Correction, Grammar, Group Discussion, Journal Writing, Mathematics Education, Multiple Intelligences, Oceanography, Poetry, Prereading Experience, Science Education, Scores, Second Language Instruction, Sex Differences, Speech Skills, Student Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Whole Language Approach, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wake Forest Univ., Winston Salem, NC.
Identifiers: North Carolina; Passive Learning
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Research Forum (Winston-Salem, NC, December 1997).