ERIC Number: ED414007
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Childhood in a Changing Society: Power, Autonomy, Early Years Education. Abstracts (Keynote Lectures, Symposia, Posters) European Conference on the Quality of Early Childhood Education (7th, Munich, Germany, September 3-6, 1997).
European Early Childhood Education Research Association.; State Inst. of Early Childhood Education and Research (IFP), Munich (Germany).
This compendium contains the abstracts of the keynote lectures, symposia, and posters for the 7th European Conference on the Quality of Early Childhood Education. The topic of the conference was Childhood in a Changing Society--Power, Autonomy, and Early Years Education. The first section of the collection consists of abstracts of keynote lectures. Topics addressed included autonomy and competence in child development, day care and child development, issues in early childhood education in Europe, modernization, family transitions and quality, and psychosocial adversity. The second section consists of 177 symposia abstracts. Topics addressed include social interaction, global learning, quality, special needs students, parental involvement, behavioral issues, academic achievement, preschool teacher education, developmental education, foreign language instruction, sex education, family role, dramatic play, and gender issues. The third section consists of abstracts to 39 posters. Topics addressed include transition to school, early childhood study degrees, visual motor skills, quality standards, reading to children, linguistic skills, early childhood curriculum, creative achievement, and intellectual development. The fourth section contains listings of 13 early childhood education and research organizations in Germany and Austria, including a short description of their aims and activities. (Author/SD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Child Behavior, Child Development, Children, Conferences, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Educational Research, Effective Schools Research, Foreign Countries, Gender Issues, Parent Participation, Research, Research Reports
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: European Early Childhood Education Research Association.; State Inst. of Early Childhood Education and Research (IFP), Munich (Germany).
Identifiers - Location: Austria; Germany