ERIC Number: ED144677
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Current Issues in Child Development.
Scott, Myrtle, Ed.; Grimmett, Sadie, Ed.
This book includes papers presented at Indiana University's International Conference on Young Children, which focused on basic research, early education programming and sociopolitical issues, relating all three to policymaking. Among the presenters were Basil Bernstein, Nicholas Anastasiow, Sara Smilansky, Virginia Shipman, Bettye Caldwell and Ira Gordon. The following papers are included: "Social Class and Forms of Educational Transmission" (examines some of the social-class assumptions behind the recontextualization of knowledge in the schools); "Developmental Parameters of Knowledge Transmission" (focuses on language development in young children and examines similarities in childrearing patterns and value orientation among white middle-class and Japanese-American groups);"Educational Programming for 'Disadvantaged' Young Children Across Cultures" (discusses curriculum planning for culturally disadvantaged children); "Research Findings As Related to Educational Programming" (describes a longitudinal study of Head Start children, discusses children's cognitive uses of language, and emphasizes the variability of teacher-child and parent-child interaction); "Child Development and Social Policy" (examines the relationship of child development research to public policy on day care); and "The Application of Infant Research: Policymaking at the Local Level" (discusses postnatal health needs, parent education and the role of infant-care agencies). (BF)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Development Specialists, Conference Reports, Cross Cultural Studies, Day Care, Disadvantaged, Early Childhood Education, Educational Planning, Educational Research, Infants, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intervention, Language Acquisition, Learning Processes, Policy Formation, Preschool Children, Program Development, Public Policy, Social Influences, Socioeconomic Status
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1834 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20009 ($3.50)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.