ERIC Number: ED428886
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Feb-27
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Research & Practice: An Internet Journal on the Development, Care, and Education of Young Children, Spring 1999.
Katz, Lilian G., Ed.; Rothenberg, Dianne, Ed.
Early Childhood Research & Practice, v1 n1 Spr 1999
Early Childhood Research and Practice (ECRP), a peer-reviewed, Internet-only journal sponsored by the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education (ERIC/EECE), covers topics related to the development, care, and education of children from birth to approximately age 8. ECRP emphasizes articles reporting on practice-related research and on issues related to practice, parent participation, and policy. ECRP also includes articles and essays that present opinions and reflections. This inaugural issue of ECRP includes a brief introductory editorial (Katz and Rothenberg). The following major articles: (1) "Children's Social Behavior in Relation to Participation in Mixed-Age or Same-Age Classrooms" (28 pages) (McClellan and Kinsey); (2) "Collaborative Course Development in Early Childhood Special Education through Distance Learning" (21 pages) (Hains, Conceicao-Runlee, Caro, and Marchel); (3) "The Restructuring of an Urban Elementary School: Lessons Learned as a Professional Development School Liaison" (9 pages) (Davis); (4) "A Neophyte Early Childhood Teacher's Developing Relationships with Parents: An Ecological Perspective" (15 pages) (Sumsion); (5) "Editing: Permission to Start Wrong" (9 pages) (Clemens); and (6) "International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education: Lessons from My Travels" (12 pages) (Katz); (7) "Writing for Electronic Journals" (12 pages) (Cesarone); (8) "From Themes to Projects" (15 pages) (Chard); and (9) "ERIC Database Citations on Topics Discussed in This Issue" (48 pages). A description of new products available from ERIC/EECE is included, along with general information and links related to the journal. (EV)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cultural Context, Distance Education, Early Childhood Education, Editing, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Electronic Journals, Internet, Mixed Age Grouping, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Professional Development Schools, Scholarly Journals, Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Writing for Publication
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Champaign, IL.