ERIC Number: ED398683
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Georgia Psychoeducational Network (GPN) Research Report, 1992.
Swan, William W., Ed.; Brown, Carvin L., Ed.
GPN Research Report, n5 1992
This research report includes articles on students, leadership, and technology related to the Georgia Psychoeducational Network (GPN), which serves students with severe emotional disturbances or behavior disorders. "The Relationship of Locus of Control of Reinforcement to Indicators of Student Growth in Academic, Behavioral, and Social Areas" (Patricia Hinely and Stephen Nowicki, Jr.) reports on a study examining the relationship between locus of control orientation, ego status, achievement, and developmental levels of 108 children in GPN programs. "Descriptive Examination of Students with Autism and the Services Available in the Georgia Psychoeducational Network, 1989-1990" (Robert A. Gordon and others) describes characteristics of 375 students with autism and the services provided to them. "Longitudinal Cost Study of Preschool Children with Severe Emotional Disabilities" (Barbara Ann Brown Geter) reports on a follow-up study of the cost of providing services over 11 years to 15 children with severe emotional disabilities identified as preschoolers. "Why Can't We Stay the Same? Or The Shift is On!: Paradigm Shifts and Proactive Leadership Strategies" (William W. Swan and Carvin L. Brown) discusses 10 proactive educational leadership strategies. "Enhancing Communication Through Computers in the Southwest Psychoeducational Program" (Richard Swenson) examines development of a computer system in a rural Georgia area. In "Converting from Pen and Paper to Computerized Records and Communication--A Challenging Task," Wayne Moffett describes hardware and software, training, and implementation of a regional computer system. (Most papers contain references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Autism, Behavior Development, Behavior Disorders, Computer Oriented Programs, Developmental Stages, Disability Identification, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Followup Studies, Interpersonal Competence, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Locus of Control, Longitudinal Studies, Preschool Education, Program Costs, Reinforcement, Self Concept, Services, Student Characteristics, Student Development
Alpine Psychoeducational Program, P.O. Box 2459, Gainesville, GA 30501 ($5).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.; Georgia Univ., Athens.; Georgia Psychoeducational Network.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia