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Chambers, Aidan – Horn Book Magazine, 1982
Reviews the third edition of F. J. H. Darton's "Children's Books in England" and discusses in particular one of the books included in that publication, "A Humument: A Treated Victorian Novel" by Tom Phillips. (AEA)
Descriptors: Authors, Childrens Literature, Fiction, Foreign Countries
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McPherson, R. Bruce – Administrator's Notebook, 1980
The author asserts that an important portion of an administrator's work is that of "problem finding." A case study and discussion of the relevant literature provide a definition of problem finding and its importance in understanding the work behavior of school administrators. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Administrator Role, Board Administrator Relationship, Case Studies
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Smith, James P. – Economics of Education Review, 1981
Reviews the book "Who Gets Ahead?", by Christopher Jencks and 11 associates, which discusses the main themes preoccupying research on status attainment, earnings, intergenerational mobility, and the effects of family background, cognitive skills, noncognitive traits, and years of schooling. Compares this book with Jencks' earlier work,…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Employment Level, Family Characteristics, Family Influence
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Kimbrough, Ralph B. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 1982
Reviews existing research on the influence of political ideologies on education, examines the effects of left-of-center and right-of-center ideologies on education, and recommends further research on how political ideologies affect education. (Author/RW)
Descriptors: Educational Attitudes, Educational Philosophy, Educational Principles, Educational Research
Warrick, D. D. – Journal of Experiential Learning and Simulation, 1981
Discusses leadership style theories and offers an integration of the theories by describing typical characteristics, skills, philosophies, and consequences associated with each major style. An experiential exercise is described which portrays the major styles and the productivity and satisfaction each is likely to produce. Nine figures accompany…
Descriptors: Administrators, Contingency Management, Employee Attitudes, Experiential Learning
Bullock, Donald H. – Performance and Instruction, 1982
Examines the influences of behaviorist psychology on performance and instruction technologies. The basic assumptions of behaviorism are outlined, reinforcing contingencies are reviewed, conditioning is described, and such specific topics as stimulus control, behavior chaining, and successive approximation are discussed. (Author/JL)
Descriptors: Behavior Chaining, Behavior Theories, Behavioral Science Research, Discrimination Learning
Keenan, Stella – Library Journal, 1982
This description of experiments with the use of videotex systems in British public libraries includes activities and undertakings sponsored by the British Library Research and Development Department, commercial and public videotex services in the U.K., and videotex projects initiated by library associations such as ASLIB. (JL)
Descriptors: Community Information Services, Information Services, Library Personnel, Library Research
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Bonzi, Susan – Journal of the American Society for Information Science, 1982
Briefly reviews research on citation indexing and citation analysis as techniques for determining relationships between documents and presents the results of a citation analysis of 31 library/information science articles in which source of cited work and source of citing work were considered as predictors of relatedness. Included are 24…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Coupling, Citation Indexes, Citations (References), Evaluation Methods
Cassidy, Michael F. – Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development, 1982
Advances a theoretical perspective for analyzing education and instructional technology as disciplines using the science of semiotics as a framework for identifying the components, relationships among components, and meanings of components in educational systems. A 30-item reference list accompanies the text. (Author/JL)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Educational Technology, Educational Theories, Instructional Systems
Sheppard, Margaret A.; Goodstadt, Michael S. – Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development, 1982
Examines the reviews of 421 drug education films prepared over the last decade by the Audiovisual Assessment Group of the Addiction Research Foundation of Ontario. Also outlines the criteria that good drug education films meet and mentions areas for which high quality drug education films have not yet been produced. (Author/JL)
Descriptors: Drug Abuse, Drug Education, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria
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Rinehart, Constance – Library Resources and Technical Services, 1982
Reviews the major publications and developments related to descriptive cataloging for 1981, with specific discussions devoted to the continued controversy over the implementation of Anglo American Cataloging Rules 2nd Edition (AACR2), new cataloging tools, technological developments, use studies, and the current state of cataloging. A 63-item…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Input Output Devices, Library Catalogs, Library Technical Processes
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Weber, Benita M. – Library Resources and Technical Services, 1982
Reviews publications for 1981 pertaining to cataloging and bibliographic control of serials, standardization and automation developments in the bibliographic control of serials, serial union list development, serials delivery systems (including electronic publishing), and library serials departments. A 52-item bibliography is included. (JL)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Costs, Delivery Systems, Library Administration
Potter, William Gray – Library Research, 1982
Reviews studies of the duplication of holdings and acquisitions among libraries, concentrating on four types of research: (1) studies undertaken in connection with union catalogs, (2) studies of centralized processing, (3) studies of cooperative collection development, and (4) research studies on the phenomenon of collection overlap. A…
Descriptors: Libraries, Library Acquisition, Library Collections, Library Cooperation
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Rubin, Alan M. – Journal of Broadcasting, 1982
Summarizes past and present television and aging research, identifies several methodological concerns or problems of this research, and considers future directions for mass communication and aging investigations. Television portrayals of the elderly, television viewing behaviors, and the role of television are among the research areas discussed.…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Literature Reviews, Mass Media, Older Adults
Emmens, Carol A. – School Library Journal, 1982
Discusses the nature of videotex and teletext systems, describes a number of currently operational videotex and teletext systems, reviews the importance of standardization in videotex/teletext information transmission, and outlines the important role played by AT&T and the ANTIOPE system in developing the commercial potential of videotex. (JL)
Descriptors: Information Networks, Information Services, Online Systems, Standards
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