ERIC Number: ED307016
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Home School Researcher. Volumes 1-4 (through Number 2), March 1985-June 1988.
Ray, Brian D., Ed.
Home School Researcher, v1-4 Mar 1985-Jun 1988
This document consists of a collection of the first 14 issues of the "Home School Researcher," an interacative newsletter dedicated solely to Home Centered Learning Research. Purposes of the newsletter are to: (1) profile researchers of home schooling; (2) provide information on resources for research activities; (3) discuss problematic aspects of schools; (4) summarize published articles on home schooling and related topics; (5) list addresses of home school researchers; and (6) announce events and publications. Substantive discussions concern: (1) the philosophy of education; (2) schools as a cause of behavior disorders; (3) reasons teachers fail; (4) the culture of American schooling; (5) home study in Alaska; (6) school entrance age; (7) the Parent as Tutor experimental program in Washington state; (8) homes as schools; (9) self-concept in home-schooled children; (10) Alaska's centralized correspondence study program; (11) the home schooling movement; (12) adults' cognitive demands at home and nursery school; (13) a qualitative study of the characteristics of home schooling families in South Carolina and the perceptions of school district personnel toward home schooling; (14) the 1986 report from Washington state on home school testing and other descriptive information case studies of four families engaged in home education; (15) home schooling as the frontier of educational reform; (16) an overview of home instruction; (17) a comparative study of home educated children's social and emotional adjustment and academic achievement; (18) statutes and case law related to home education; (19) the home schooling movement in central Kentucky; (20) a review of the literature on home schooling; (21) university admission requirements for home schooled applicants; (22) the 1987-88 Oregon Home School Survey; (23) means of understanding parents who teach children at home; (24) the relationship of selected input variables to academic achievement among Washington's home schoolers; and (25) home schooling parents' motivation and goals. (RH)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Home Schooling, Newsletters, Nontraditional Education, Outcomes of Education, State Programs
"Home School Researcher," School of Education, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA 98119 (reprints are $3.00 for the first copy of each issue; $1.00 for each additional copy of that issue. Annual subscription rate, for four issues, is $12.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Seattle Pacific Univ., WA.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Kentucky; Oregon; South Carolina; Washington