ERIC Number: ED248007
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Research in Action II National Conference Proceedings (Lubbock, Texas, February 9-11, 1983). Volume II.
Tucker, Jamie, Ed.
This conference program includes explanatory material and reprints 15 of the 43 papers presented in conference sessions. In addition to Rheta De Vries' keynote address--"Can Research Help Teachers Teach?"--research reports are published from four interest session tracks. Papers from the health/handicap track include Patricia Hutinger's "I Didn't Know I Knew So Much to Do What I Am Doing: Competency-Based Teacher Preparation for Early Childhood Handicapped Personnel"; Jeanette Jenkins, David R. Carson, and C. Bondred Stout's "The Development and Assessment of a Child Life Program on the Hospital Pediatric Ward"; and Ralph Hausman and Rubilee Nobel's "Developmental/Educational Assessment of Handicapped Children in Early Childhood (Preschool) Public School Programs." The early childhood track includes Hazel Marsicano's "Expressive Communication Responses of Young Children to Storytelling"; Barbara Gibson, Roy Moxley, and Kathy Blouiarz's "The Development of Math-Graphing and Charting Skills in Young Children"; Janice Strand's "Curriculum for Emphatic Enrichment"; and Mary Seay's "The Impact of Parent Attitudes on Children's Math Abilities." Six papers are published from the management strategies/staff development track: "Self-Assessment of Knowledge and Training Needs for Personnel Serving Preschool-Aged Handicapped Children: A Rural-Urban Comparison," by William Wachtel, Stephen Stile, and Sandra Abernathy; Gloria Galey's "Systems Simplify Service"; James Strickland's "You Gotta 'Catch Fire' before You Can 'Burn Out': Exploratory Research on Motivators for Training of Paraprofessional Preschool Classroom Personnel"; Stuart W. Reynolds'"Short-Term Training and Its Effect on Management Style in human Service"; Rick van den Pol's "Staff Utlization and Support System: A Low-Cost Alternative; and Robert Collier's "The Effects of Training Preschool Teachers in Techniques for Fostering Children's Play." David Shearer's report on the Early Intervention Research Institute is the only paper included from the special interest track. Also provided are names and addresses of the approximately 200 presenters, facilitators and cooperating agencies, and personnel of the Institute for Child and Family Studies. (CB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Response, Empathy, Evaluation, Graphs, Hospitalized Children, Intervention, Mathematics Skills, Motivation, Parent Attitudes, Play, Rural Urban Differences, Sex Differences, Special Education, Staff Development, Staff Utilization, Story Telling, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Inst. for Child and Family Studies.