ERIC Number: ED326562
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association (19th, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 14-16, 1990).
Petry, John R., Ed.; And Others
The proceedings of the 1990 Mid-South Educational Research Association (MSERA) are presented. This document includes a list of MSERA association officers and directors; lists of standing and special committees; the constitution and bylaws of the MSERA; and abstracts of discussion sessions, display sessions, symposia, and training sessions. Symposia topics include: developing a curriculum-based assessment instrument for screening at-risk students; women in educational administration; the effect of a year-long internship on first-year teaching performance; education environment assessment and data-based school improvement--a progress report of a statewide project; applications of qualitative methods with low incidence populations; factors that influence the teaching performance of preservice elementary school mathematics teachers; scientific methodology and the compatibility of qualitative and quantitative procedures; school-business partnerships--uneasy alliance or educational reform; program evaluation and development of writing across the curriculum; whole language approaches to learning; the positive impact of mathematics consortium training on student achievement and perceptions in math and science; the development of Louisiana's school stratification model; reflecting on reform--whether meaningful change in schools is really possible; school-based decision making--implementation efforts, decision-making styles, school and classroom climate data, and teacher empowerment studies; videotaping a semester-long graduate course for a distance education project--procedures, problems, and pitfalls; four lessons for teaching undergraduates to think in educational psychology; grant winning strategies; the nature of the thought behind reflective practice; models for assessing the impact of student financial aid; promoting reflective practice in education; and science and mathematics instruction in rural public schools. An index of meeting participants is appended. (TJH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mid-South Educational Research Association, MS.