ERIC Number: ED269345
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Research on Effective Schools/Classroom Processes. Research Resources Dealing with the "Effective School" Literature. Classroom Processes.
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
This report is intended as a resource for educators on the subject of effective schools literature as it pertains specifically to classroom processes. The first chapter presents some basic notions which underlie the effective schools literature and the classroom process aspects of that literature. A detailed analysis is offered in the second chapter of 11 classroom processes frequently cited in effective schools literature: (1) academic expectations; (2) academic learning time; (3) classroom management; (4) curricular congruence; (5) direct teaching/instruction; (6) monitoring and evaluative feedback; (7) homework; (8) parents' academic involvement with their children; (9) reinforcement of self-concept; (10) rewards for achievement; and (11) teacher questioning practices. Chatper 3 presents abstracts of useful publications pertaining to the effective schools-classroom process literature. In chapter 4, an article by Donald E. Mackenzie, "Research for School Improvement: An Appraisal of Some Recent Trends" is reprinted. Chapter 5 is a comprehensive collection of effective schooling practices materials produced by the Northwest Regional Laboratory. The final chapter offers a list of materials currently available at the Utah State Office of Education pertinent to the effecitve schools literature. An appendix includes a report "Indicators of Quality Schools," produced by the Colorado State Department of Education. (JD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.