ERIC Number: ED369481
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jul
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HIPPY: Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters. Proceedings of the HIPPY International Research Seminar (1st, Jerusalem, Israel, December 16-19, 1991).
Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem (Israel). National Council of Jewish Women Research Inst. for Innovation in Education.
The first international research seminar based on the Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) brought together researchers involved in national studies relating to HIPPY, educators, policy planners, and HIPPY staff. This seminar proceedings begins with the opening remarks of Chaim Adler, Benjamin Amir, Avima Lombard, and Tonny van den Berg. Next, reports by eight HIPPY participants are presented, including: (1) Sevda Bekman, who described longitudinal and follow-up studies of HIPPY in Turkey; (2) Mervyn Skuy, who discussed the effectiveness of HIPPY within two disadvantaged communities in South Africa; (3) Lotty van den Berg-Eldering, who discussed the methodology of research involving Dutch, Surinamese, Turkish, and Moroccan mothers and their 4-year-old children; (4) Pieter Appelhof, who reported on a study to evaluate Holland's Educational Priority Policy, which targets deprived areas; (5) Dan Davis, who detailed an evaluation of HIPPY conducted in Israel in the late 1970's; (6) Chaya Piotrkowski, who described the HIPPY Research Consortium in the United States and evaluated three U.S. HIPPY programs; (7) Raymond Collins, who described the HIPPY computerized Management Information System (MIS); and (8) David Weikart, who reviewed studies of the long-term impact of preschool projects. The next sections summarize group discussions, subjects for further study, and possibilities for shared research. The proceedings concludes with a summary of decisions and list of participants. (AC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem (Israel). National Council of Jewish Women Research Inst. for Innovation in Education.
Identifiers - Location: Israel