ERIC Number: ED122934
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Mar-29
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of a Meeting of the Head Start Planning Committee with the Staff of the Child Development Evaluation-Research Center (Southwest) (University of Texas, Austin, March 29, 1967).
Pierce-Jones, John; And Others
This document is a transcript of the proceedings of a one-day meeting held in Austin, Texas on March 29, 1967. Participants included representatives of the national Head Start Planning Committee, the Head Start Research and Evaluation Division in Washington, D. C., and the staff and study directors of the regional Child Development Evaluation and Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Discussions concerned the initiation of Project Head Start research in the Southwest, the scope of Head Start evaluation, evaluation study samples and statistical strategies, and research reports on: (1) the effect of neural conductivity efficiency on cognitive development, (2) the relationship between dialect and socialization, (3) the effect of response style on perceptual skills, (4) the oral language development of Head Start graduates, (5) the development of tests for bilingual children, (6) cognitive style and conceptual conflict in culturally deprived children, (7) predicting learning disorders from early life history, and (8) influencing parent and teacher attitudes by rewarding children. (Author/BRT)
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Dialect Studies, Educationally Disadvantaged, Ethnic Groups, Evaluation Methods, Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, Measurement Instruments, Meetings, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Research Projects, Rewards, Spanish Speaking, Visual Perception
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC. Evaluation Div.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Child Development Evaluation and Research Center.
Identifiers - Location: Texas (Austin)