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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Berg-Cross, Linda; Green, Rodney – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2010
This article had three goals: (a) to provide a brief economic review of the relationship between recessionary times, institutional reactions, and the life trajectory of recession-era college students; (b) to discuss the recession-related psychosocial stressors facing today's college students; and (c) to discuss how counseling centers can help…
Descriptors: College Students, Economic Factors, Economic Climate, Financial Exigency
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Elias, Damian M. G.; Berg-Cross, Linda – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2009
College art students are an overlooked minority population whose culture, career motivations, and mental health risks have not been studied, and there has been little to no specialized outreach to this population. This article describes the stereotypes associated with fine art students and the data available that confirms or refutes those…
Descriptors: Art Education, Physical Health, Minority Groups, Student Motivation
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Kooijman, Jaap; Davies, Jude; Berg-Cross, Linda; Copier, Laura; Asby, Aisha – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2004
The current project linked students in three universities in a guided discussion of the movie, "Three Kings." The goals were to assess the viability of having students from three different courses, in three different universities, in three different countries find common ground to have intellectual discussions via the Internet and to assess how…
Descriptors: Race, International Education, Student Attitudes, Racial Relations
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Berg-Cross, Linda Gail – Child Development, 1975
Piagetian moral judgment problems were simplified and tested on first grade children to ascertain whether the simplification would affect the subjects' perceptions of intentionality and punishment. (JMB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Moral Development, Primary Education, Research Methodology
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Berg-Cross, Linda; And Others – Psychology of Women Quarterly, 1979
Studies the relationship between different feeding modes and the mother's enjoyment of feeding and her attitude toward and style of weaning the child. Results indicate breast-feeding mothers are higher sensation seekers, more satisfied with the feeding experience, and more ambivalent about weaning than the artifically feeding mothers. (Author)
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Rearing, Individual Differences, Infants
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Jackson, Jacqueline; Berg-Cross, Linda – Family Relations, 1988
Investigated mother-in-law/daughter-in-law relationship among 75 Black middle-income women. Found telephone contact, interpersonal behavior "wanted inclusion," and complaint problem solving strategy with mother-in-law significantly predicted mother-in-law adjustment. Found women more likely to use assertive problem solving strategy, and to be more…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Black Family, Black Mothers, Daughters
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Berg-Cross, Linda; Berg-Cross, Gary – College Student Journal, 1979
Assesses how similar same-sex friends are in their level of moral development. Results indicate significant relationships only for male-female dyads. The functions of different dyadic friendships are discussed, including Piaget's and Kohlberg's ideas that peers have a role in promoting cognitive growth. (Author/BEF)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Females, Friendship, Males
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Berg-Cross, Gary; Berg-Cross, Linda – Reading Teacher, 1978
Children who listened to "William's Doll,""Giving Tree,""Bread and Jam for Frances," and "My Grandson Lew," changed their attitudes in the respective areas of sex role stereotyping, friendship, death, and risk taking. (MKM)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Books, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education
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Meyer, Mary E.; Berg-Cross, Linda – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Effective teaching strategies are outlined for helping the shy and withdrawn child to become an involved participant in the classroom. (JD)
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Problems, Behavioral Objectives, Child Psychology