ERIC Number: ED223540
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
The Scottish Council for Research in Education: Fifty-Fourth Annual Report 1981-82.
Scottish Council for Research in Education.
Reports are given on the current status of research projects sponsored by the Scottish Council for Research in Education: (1) teaching strategies in the primary school; (2) awareness of career opportunity; (3) Second International Mathematics Survey; (4) diagnostic assessment in secondary schools; (5) social construction of teachers' careers; (6) writing instruction; (7) teaching writing for learning; (8) student choice in higher national diploma courses; (9) corporal punishment and alternative sanctions in schools; (10) open-plan and other areas in secondary schools; (11) perceptions of the content and function of school-based assessment; (12) Pakistan primary education project; (13) evaluation of the Craigroyston curriculum project; (14) community schools in the Lothian region; (15) a study of young adults in Scotland; (16) further education for the handicapped; (17) evaluation of a local authority assessment initiative; (18) replication of a 1970 study on achievement in science and reading comprehension; (19) replication of a 1978 primary school survey of achievement in mathematics and reading; (20) an evaluation of the links established between primary schools and nonformal education agencies; (21) commentary on the primary teaching practice project; (22) further education colleges and changing student needs; (23) St. Andrew's College: a study of amalgamation; (24) l983 mathematics assessment; (25) Scottish museums of education; and (26) research service unit. A paper included in this report presents an overview of observed beneficial side-effects resulting from research projects over a five-decade period. A list of research studies relating to education presented for postgraduate degrees and diplomas in Scottish universities in l981 is also included along with accounts of committee meetings, financial status, and the council's work with other organizations. (JD)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Curriculum Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Persons, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Mathematics Instruction, Primary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Reading Comprehension, Research Projects, School Community Relationship, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Scottish Council for Research in Education, 15 St. John Street, Edinburgh, EH8 8JR (free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Scottish Council for Research in Education.