ERIC Number: ED473610
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
Research in the Schools.
McLean, James E., Ed.; Kaufman, Alan S., Ed.
Research in the Schools, v8 n1-2 2001
"Research in the Schools" publishes empirical studies focusing on the results of applied educational research, scholarly reviews of research, descriptions of technology applications and innovative teaching strategies, and other topics of interest to educational researchers. Issue number 1 contains these articles: (1) "Factors Associated with Reading Achievement and Attitude among Elementary School-Aged Students" (Pollyann J. Diamond and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie; (2) "An Initial Investigation into the Effect of Decision-Making and Communication Practices on the Perceived Outcomes of Site-Based Management" (Scott C. Bauer); (3) "An Initial Reintegration Treatment of Children with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL)" (Michelle Lurie and Nadeen Kaufman); (4) "Correlates of School Academic Success: A State Report Card Study" (Jerry G. Mathews); (5) "An Empirical Study of Structural Relations between Science Education and Student Career Aspiration" (Jianjun Wang); (6) "The Role of Cooperative Learning in Research Methodology Courses: A Mixed-Methods Analysis" (Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie and Denise A. DaRos-Voseles); (7) "Likert Survey Primacy Effects in the Absence or Presence of Negatively-Worded Items" (J. Jackson Barnette); and (8) "Basic Cross-Validation: Using the 'Holdout' Method To Assess the Generalizability of Results" (Raquel M. Oxford and Larry G. Daniel). Issue 2 contains: (9) "The Relationship between Eighth-Grade Reading Scores and Achievement on the Georgia High School Graduation Test" (Deborah L. Demps and Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie); (10) "From Texas to Florida: Email Peer Coaching Dialogues among Preservice Teachers" (Suzanne I. Lapp); (11) "East Baton Rouge, School Desegregation, and White Flight" (Stephen J. Caldas and Carl L. Bankston, III); (12) "Science Achievement, Class Size, and Demographics: The Debate Continues" (Marie Miller-Whitehead); (13) "Characteristics of Effective Teachers: Perceptions of Preservice Teachers" (Ann E. Witcher, Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, and Lynn C. Minor); (14) "Teachers; Beliefs about Mathematics Reform: Instructional Implications for Students with Learning Disabilities" (Kathleen M. T. Collins and Michael M. Gerber); (15) "Academic Success as a Function of the Gender, Class, Age, Study Habits, and Employment of College Students" (William J. Lammers, Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie, and John R. Slate); and (16)"The Utility of Statistical Significance Testing in Psychological and Educational Research: A Review of Recent Literature and Proposed Alternatives" (Jeremy R. Sullivan). Each article contains references. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Preservice Teachers, Research Methodology, Scholarly Journals, Statistical Significance, Teacher Education
Mid-South Educational Research Association, Warf-Pickle Hall, Room 418, Eastern Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37614-1709.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mid-South Educational Research Association, MS.; East Tennessee State Univ., Johnson City.
Note: The individual articles are available in the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE); see TM 524 852-867.