ERIC Number: ED475288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan-1
Reference Count: N/A
Research in the Schools, 2000.
McLean, James E., Ed.; Kaufman, Alan S., Ed.
Research in the Schools, v7 n1-2 Spr-Fall 2000
This journal publishes articles that focus on the result of applied educational research, scholarly reviews of research,descriptions of classroom techniques, studies of assessments, and other topics of interest to educational researchers. Issue number 1 of Volume 7 contains these articles: (1) "Predicting First Grade Achievement from Kindergarten Screening Measures: A Comparison of Child and Family Predictors" (Ronald K. Bramlett, R. Kevin Rowell, and Kristi Mandenberg); (2) "Academic Achievement and Magnet Schools" (Betty L. Dickson, Carolyn L. Pinchback, and Robert L. Kennedy); (3) "The Effects of Chess Instruction on the Mathematics Achievement of Southern,Rural, Black Secondary Students" (James P. Smith and Bob N.Cage); (4) "Changing Teacher Education Students' Attitudes toward Using Corporal Punishment in the Classroom" (Marlynn M.Griffin, Daniel H. Robinson, and Holli M. Carpenter); (5) "A Comparison of Attitudes and Expectations of Teachers and Peers towards Rural Gifted Female Adolescents" (Deborah Bretz, Neelam Kher, and Lorna J. Lacinda-Gifford); (6) "WISC-III Stability over a Three-Year Period in Students with Learning Disabilities"(Teresa Smith, Billy L. Smith, Ronald K. Bramlett, and Nancy Hicks); (7) "Cooperative Editing: An Effective Strategy for Error Reduction in Remedial Freshman Composition" (Sue S. Minchew and Neil G. Amos); and (8) "Factors Associated with Achievement in Educational Research Courses" (Anthony J.Onwuegbuzie, John R. Slate, Frances R. A. Paterson, Mary H.Watson, and Robert A. Schwartz). Issue number 2 contains, following an introduction, : (1) "Interpreting Statistical Significance Test Results: A Proposed New 'What If" Method" (Bruce Thompson and Kevin M. Kieffer); (2) "'First We Read great Book': Interfacing Literacy Instruction with the Arts in Two Urban Elementary Schools: Preservice Teachers' Case Quandaries and Accomplishments" (Janet C. Richards and Joan P.Gipe); (3) "A Critique of Methods Used To Answer the Question:Does Money Make a Difference?" (Jim C. Fortune and Susan Spofford-Richardson); (4) "An Analysis of Factors Related to School-District Size in Arkansas" (Michael B. Gilbert); (5)"Adolescent Problems and Coping Strategies: Alternative School Versus Non-alternative School Students" (Deborah D. Vaughn, Ellen K. Slicker, and Judith Van Hein); (6) "High-Stakes Accountability and Contextual Effects: An Empirical Study of the Fairness Issue" (Edward B. Reeves); (7) "Developing an Identity of Third Graders" (Sharon L. Newbill and Andrea Clements); and (8) "Measures of Work Culture in High and Low Performance Schools" (Darlene Y. Bruner and Bobbie Jean Greenlee). (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Art Education, Cooperative Learning, Corporal Punishment, Educational Finance, Educational Research, Elementary School Students, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditure per Student, High School Students, Intelligence Tests, Literacy, Magnet Schools, Prediction, Reliability, School Culture, School District Size, Statistical Significance, Teacher Attitudes
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., Birmingham.; Mid-South Educational Research Association, MS.