ERIC Number: ED100833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Parental and Community Involvement in Education and Teacher Education.
Dobson, Russell; Dobson, Judith Shelton
This examination of parent and community involvement in elementary and secondary education is in two parts. The brief first section considers the historical aspects, identifies the various possible kinds of involvement and the benefits that result, as well as some of the obstacles that may be encountered. The second section is an extensive review of the literature, including the following topics: community involvement, with subsections on the principles of community involvement, school constituency organizations, approaches to community involvement, and community education; higher education involvement, with subsections on community colleges, universities, teacher centers, and the preparation for and professionalization of community education; and parent involvement, with subsections on the levels of such involvement, a model, parental participation and attitudes, cultural identity and self-concept, academic gains, desegregation, and guides for implementation. (MBM)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Teacher Education, Washington, DC.