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Bruininks, Robert H.; Keeney, Brianne; Thorp, Jim – Innovative Higher Education, 2010
The challenges faced today by U.S. colleges and universities have been accelerated by the current economic downturn, but they are not the result of it. Consequently, we should not expect a sudden reversal of fortune when the economy rebounds. Changing demographics and spending priorities coupled with increasing competition and demands for…
Descriptors: Colleges, Higher Education, Economics, Accountability
Bruininks, Robert H. – J Learning Disabilities, 1970
This article is a partial summary of a doctoral dissertation completed under the direction of Professor Lloyd M. Dunn at George Peabody College for Teachers. (RD)
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Disadvantaged Youth, Exceptional Child Research, Perceptual Development
Bruininks, Robert H. – Percept Mot Skills, 1969
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Black Students, Disadvantaged, Early Reading
Bruininks, Robert H. – 1970
This study presents results from an experiment designed to assess whether the employment of teaching approaches consistent with the auditory or visual perceptual strengths of disadvantaged boys would facilitate their ability to learn and retain a list of unknown words. Two groups of 20 pupils were identified from a sample of 105 subjects. One…
Descriptors: Auditory Perception, Elementary Education, Reading Development, Reading Instruction
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Bruininks, Robert H. – Mental Retardation, 1991
This presidential address discusses realities that may alter political, social, and economic priorities in the future; examines how these realities will affect the lives of people with mental retardation and their families; and addresses ideas for responding to these realities and promoting greater opportunities and quality of life for citizens…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Economic Factors, Futures (of Society), Intervention
Bruininks, Robert H. – American Journal on Mental Retardation, 1990
This article comments on a paper (EC 231 901) calling for reduced preoccupation with the physical settings used for interventions with mentally retarded individuals. It recommends the application of normalization to both: (1) the social-psychological dimensions of environments and (2) the physical characteristics and strategies of service…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled), Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education
Bruininks, Robert H. – 1987
The project sought to clarify the nature and structure of adaptive functioning and to address methodological issues in its assessment, in order to improve placement, evaluation, and instructional decision-making related to adaptive functioning. Project components included: (1) exploration of the structure of adaptive behavior; (2) comparison of…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences
Bruininks, Robert H.; And Others – 1991
This report provides a synthesis of information currently available on the development of educational outcomes and a system of indicators for students with disabilities. An overview summarizes activities of the National Center on Educational Outcomes in the areas of model development, survey of state practice, information exchange, solutions to…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Definitions, Disabilities, Educational Change
Bruininks, Robert H.; And Others – 1979
The document reports results of a survey involving 4,427 community residential facilities (CRFs) for mentally retarded individuals. The report is divided into four major sections: Part I includes a review of the status of CRFs prior to the 1977 survey; Part II describes the methods and procedures used in conducting the survey; Part III presents…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Demography, Exceptional Child Research, Group Homes
Bruininks, Robert H.; Clark, Charlotte – 1970
To determine the efficacy of auditory, visual and combined auditory-visual modes of presenting verbal material, 12 first-grade, 12 third-grade and 12 fifth-grade children were tested on paired associates lists presented under visual, auditory and combined auditory-visual conditions. Pictures rather than printed words were used as visual stimuli to…
Descriptors: Auditory Stimuli, Aural Learning, Elementary Education, Learning Modalities
Bruininks, Robert H.; And Others – 1971
The authors discussed common approaches used to identify school children with learning difficulties, examined past studies on the prevalence of learning disabled school children, surveyed methodological and conceptual problems in identifying children with learning problems, and presented recommendations for future prevalence studies. Prevalence…
Descriptors: Exceptional Child Research, Identification, Incidence, Learning Disabilities
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And Others; Bruininks, Robert H. – American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 1980
Demographic information on facility size, location, ownership, and reimbursement rates is presented, as well as general characteristics about the mentally retarded residents and their movement trends. (Author/DLS)
Descriptors: Community, Demography, Group Homes, Mental Retardation
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Bruininks, Robert H.; And Others – Mental Retardation, 1980
The article summarizes the problems reported by more than 2,000 administrators of community residential facilities for the retarded into five basic areas: (1) personnel management, (2) funding, (3) services, (4) interagency relations, and (5) administrative problems. (Author/PHR)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Community Services, Financial Support, Mental Retardation
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Bruininks, Robert H.; And Others – Research in Developmental Disabilities, 1992
Factor analysis of 65 variables relating to personal competence and community adjustment in 336 persons with mental retardation, living in residential facilities of 6 or fewer residents, yielded 8 principal components that accounted for approximately half the total variance. Components included such skill areas as self-care skills, problem…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior Problems, Daily Living Skills
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Bruininks, Robert H.; And Others – Remedial and Special Education (RASE), 1990
This paper examines considerations for designing a postschool follow-up system in secondary special education, focusing on survey research techniques and special applications of survey methodologies, including data collection techniques, questionnaire construction, sample design and contact, response rates, and tracking procedures. Design and…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Disabilities, Followup Studies, Graduate Surveys
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