ERIC Number: ED217629
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Reference Count: 0
An Epidemiological Study of Learning Disabled Adolescents in Secondary Schools: Details of the Methodology.
Schumaker, Jean B.; And Others
The first in a series of papers details the methodology of a study on the environmental setting of the learning disabled (LD) adolescent with attention given to interventions applied on behalf of the LD adolescent, conditions under which he/she operates, and support systems available to the student. Sections address the procedures for selecting the LD, low achieving (LA), and normal achieving students in grades 7 through 12 who served as Ss; research setting and design; measurement components including learner characteristics and environmental variables, testing instruments, and other assessment instruments; procedures for tester training, students participating, and school record searches; and methods of data analysis. Tables with statistical data and definitions of exclusionary conditions are offered; and school records sheets, instructions for validation team members, and sample questionnaires are appended. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence, Inst. for Research in Learning Disabilities.
Note: For related documents, see EC 142 715-721.