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Stahl, Robert J. – 1994
In successfully establishing and having students complete group tasks within a cooperative learning framework, 14 essential elements must be present. The elements necessary for cooperative learning are: (1) a clear set of specific student learning outcome objectives; (2) all students in the group accept the targeted outcome; (3) clear and complete…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Activities, Group Discussion
Smith, David C., Ed. – 1983
Professional teacher educators recognize that the body of knowledge about teaching and learning is today more substantive, consistent, and authoritative than ever before. It should also be acknowledged, however, that too little of that knowledge is incorporated into the preservice education of teachers. This volume, containing 12 papers presented…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Educational Improvement
Bempechat, Janine; Wells, Amy Stuart – 1989
This document comprises reviews of recent studies on the influence of classroom environment; curriculum tracking; child, parent and teacher beliefs; and middle school environment on the achievement of high risk students. Chapter 1, "Competitive, Cooperative, and Individualistic Structures of Classroom Learning," reports on the negative effect of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Beliefs, Classroom Environment, Competition
Ascher, Carol; Flaxman, Erwin – 1988
Recent evaluations of Federal compensatory education programs funded by the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Title I, and maintained by the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act of 1981, Chapter 1, point to qualified effectiveness in the targeting of services, program structures, and classroom arrangements for increasing the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Compensatory Education, Delivery Systems, Educationally Disadvantaged
Suydam, Marilyn N., Ed.; Kasten, Margaret L., Ed. – Investigations in Mathematics Education, 1985
This issue of "Investigations in Mathematics Education" contains: (1) 12 abstracts of research studies in mathematics education; (2) a list (by EJ number) of mathematics education research studies reported in the July-to-December 1984 issues of "Current Index to Journals in Education" (CIJE); and (3) a list (by ED number) of…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Educational Games
Ellis, James D., Ed. – 1989
Designed to assist science educators in improving preservice/inservice teacher education, this yearbook contains resources and ideas addressing the integration of recent research into a format suitable for practitioners and students. Topics of the papers included in this volume are: (1) applications of microcomputers in science teaching; (2)…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Continuing Education, Elementary School Science
Disinger, John F. – 1987
This digest addresses cognitive learning with respect to outside-the-classroom instruction at the elementary school level. It notes that affective, not cognitive, learning has traditionally been the primary objective of field instruction at all K-12 levels. Therefore, most educational research in field instruction has been mainly non-cognitive in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Affective Objectives, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed. – 1989
This document contains the abstracts of most of the papers, symposia, and poster sessions presented at the 62nd Annual Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). Subject areas addressed include: teacher preparation; science, technology and society; classroom research, elementary science; process skills;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Biology, Chemistry, Cognitive Processes
Fitzgerald, Louise F. – 1985
An enormous body of literature illuminates various facets of the relationship between education and employment. Views of the proper role of education have ranged from cultural transmission to societal transformation and individual development, to the current belief that it prepares for transition to adulthood, i.e., the movement from school to…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Black Employment, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits
Shymansky, James A., Ed.; Kyle, William C., Jr., Ed. – 1987
This volume represents a compilation and organization of more than 400 research efforts reported in 1986. Its objective was to organize the research in such a way that studies or related topics are easy to access by practitioners or researchers. It is organized around four major sections that reflect the process of teaching, learning, and…
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum, Educational Research, Elementary School Science
Cheren, Mark E., Ed.; And Others – 1987
This collection, which should be of particular interest to adult education teachers, trainers, and researchers, suggests new models for attaining learning management skills to facilitate on-the-job learning. In the introduction, Mark E. Cheren discusses the need for new models and terms and examines the concepts of learning management and…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Corporate Education, Educational Strategies
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Helgeson, Stanley L., Ed. – 1983
Abstracts of most of the papers presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) have been collected in this publication. Papers focus on such areas as cognitive structure, development of scientific literacy in secondary schools, science teaching as a career, improving science teaching,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development
Berlin, Donna F. – 1991
Current reform in mathematics and science education advocates the integration of science and mathematics teaching and learning as a means of improving achievement and attitudes within both disciplines. This bibliography is a collaborative effort involving the ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education; the National…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Blosser, Patricia E., Ed.; Mayer, Victor J., Ed. – Investigations in Science Education, 1983
Presented are abstracts and abstractors' analyses of 10 studies related to science instruction and 3 studies related to science curriculum. Analyses in the first section (instruction) are on studies of: the influence of instructional structure and focus of control on achievement; effects of individualized audio-tutorial and frontal…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Style, Concept Formation
Egbert, Robert L., Ed.; Kluender, Mary M., Ed. – 1984
Although the research base on teaching, learning, and effective schools has expanded, the results of that research have been implemented only to a limited degree, either in the classroom or in the training of teachers. One of the accusations that have frequently been made against teacher education is that it does not use a theoretical,…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Decision Making Skills, Educational Research
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