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Cunningham, William G.; Owens, Ray C. – NASSP Bulletin, 1976
Social promotion is accomplishing what it was intended to do; it is relieving the various grades of over-age, floundering students. If we are to help these potential failures, we must devise new educational systems. (Editor)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Practices, Educational Problems, Educational Research
Cunningham, William G.; Burdick, Glenn R. – American School Board Journal, 1999
Survey responses from 175 public school superintendents blamed school boards for the dwindling supply of qualified applicants for the superintendency. The top problem is micromanagement by the school board. The time and stress of the superintendency ranks second, cited by more than 53 percent of respondents. Diminishing financial resources were…
Descriptors: Board Administrator Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Labor Market, National Surveys
Ruthven, Avis J.; Cunningham, William L. – 1982
In order to determine whether egocentrism can be conceptualized as a unitary construct, 100 children (51 four-year-olds, 37 five-year-olds, and 12 six-year-olds) were administered a visual/spatial perspective task, a cognitive/communicative task, and an affective task. All tasks were designed to measure different facets of egocentrism. The 50…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Age Differences, Egocentrism, Measures (Individuals)
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Deglau, Ericka; Ray, Anasuya; Conway, Fiona; Carre-Lee, Nancy; Waldman, William; Cunningham, Katelyn; Harrison, Talisah; Bales, Heather; Powell, Tedecia – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
This article examines perceptions of the relationship between professional education and workplace training among a select group of public child welfare employees who pursued graduate social work education during a period of major practice change at their agency. Focus groups were conducted with representative members of graduating cohorts as…
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Educational Practices, Educational Change, Caseworker Approach
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Little, Todd D.; Cunningham, William A.; Shahar, Golan; Widaman, Keith F. – Structural Equation Modeling, 2002
Studied the evidence for the practice of using parcels of item as manifest variables in structural equation modeling procedures. Findings suggest that the unconsidered use of parcels is never warranted, but the considered use of parcels cannot be dismissed out of hand. Describes a number of parceling techniques and their strengths and weaknesses.…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Test Items
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Fabiano, Gregory A.; Pelham, William E.; Cunningham, Charles E.; Yu, Jihnhee; Gangloff, Brian; Buck, Melina; Linke, Stuart; Gormley, Matthew; Gera, Shradha – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2012
Fathers, in general, have been underrepresented in studies of parent training outcome for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and the present study aimed to investigate the efficacy of a behavioral parent training program developed expressly for fathers. The present investigation randomly assigned 55 fathers of children…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Control Groups, Fathers
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Tsalik, Ephraim L.; Cunningham, Coleen K.; Cunningham, Hannah M.; Lopez-Marti, Maria G.; Sangvai, Devdutta G.; Purdy, William K.; Anderson, Deverick J.; Thompson, Jessica R.; Brown, Monte; Woods, Christopher W.; Jaggers, L. Brett; Hendershot, Edward F. – Journal of American College Health, 2011
Objectives: Describe two 2009-H1N1 influenza outbreaks in university-based summer camps and the implementation of an infection control program. Participants: 7,906 campers across 73 residential camps from May 21-August 2, 2009. Methods: Influenza-like-illness (ILI) was defined as fever with cough and/or sore throat. Influenza A was identified…
Descriptors: Recreational Activities, Diseases, Summer Programs, Disease Control
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McGrath, Patrick J.; Lingley-Pottie, Patricia; Thurston, Catherine; MacLean, Cathy; Cunningham, Charles; Waschbusch, Daniel A.; Watters, Carolyn; Stewart, Sherry; Bagnell, Alexa; Santor, Darcy; Chaplin, William – Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 2011
Objective: Most children with mental health disorders do not receive timely care because of access barriers. These initial trials aimed to determine whether distance interventions provided by nonprofessionals could significantly decrease the proportion of children diagnosed with disruptive behavior or anxiety disorders compared with usual care.…
Descriptors: Anxiety Disorders, Behavior Disorders, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Mental Health
Barfield, Andrew, Ed.; Betts, Robert, Ed.; Cunningham, Joyce, Ed.; Dunn, Neil, Ed.; Katsura, Haruko, Ed.; Kobayashi, Kunihiko, Ed.; Padden, Nina, Ed.; Parry, Neil, Ed.; Watanabe, Mayumi, Ed. – 1999
This volume includes papers presented at the 1998 Japan Association for Language Teaching Conference. Section 1, "Voices of Experience," includes: "Towards More Use of English in Class by JTEs" (Midori Iwano); "Paperless Portfolios" (Tim Stewart); "Textbook Creation in Reverse Order for Chinese" (Chou Jine…
Descriptors: Action Research, Audiotape Recordings, Career Exploration, Chinese
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Waschbusch, Daniel A.; Cunningham, Charles E.; Pelham, William E., Jr.; Rimas, Heather L.; Greiner, Andrew R.; Gnagy, Elizabeth M.; Waxmonsky, James; Fabiano, Gregory A.; Robb, Jessica A.; Burrows-MacLean, Lisa; Scime, Mindy; Hoffman, Martin T. – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2011
The current study examined treatment preferences of 183 parents of young (average age = 5.8 years, SD = 0.6), medication naive children with ADHD. Preferences were evaluated using a discrete choice experiment in which parents made choices between different combinations of treatment characteristics, outcomes, and costs. Latent class analysis…
Descriptors: Stimulants, Outcomes of Treatment, Behavior Modification, Therapy
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Jones, Jerry D.; Staats, William D.; Bowling, Noel; Bickel, Robert D.; Cunningham, Michael L.; Cadle, Connie – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2005
We were asked by Merit Software to conduct a quasi-experimental research study to evaluate the effects of its reading software on middle school students. Because the No Child Left Behind Act emphasizes the importance of evidence-based interventions and has set improving students reading comprehension as a goal, we agreed to take on this project.…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Achievement Gains, Reading Comprehension, Secondary School Students
Krasny, Marianne E.; Trautmann, Nancy; Carlsen, William; Cunningham, Christine – 2003
This book contains the student edition of the Environmental Inquiry curriculum series developed at Cornell University. It is designed to teach learning skills for investigating the behaviors of non-native and native species and demonstrate how to apply scientific knowledge to solve real-life problems. This book focuses on strange intruders…
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education
Krasny, Marianne E.; Trautmann, Nancy; Carlsen, William; Cunningham, Christine – 2003
This book contains the teacher's guide of the Environmental Inquiry curriculum series developed at Cornell University. It is designed to teach learning skills for investigating the behaviors of non-native and native species and demonstrate how to apply scientific knowledge to solve real-life problems. This book focuses on strange intruders…
Descriptors: Biology, Ecology, Environmental Education, Inquiry
Stringer, William L.; Cunningham, Alisa F. – 1999
This report contains a conceptual framework for analyzing costs and prices by evaluating the higher education production function and the determinants of both prices and costs. The framework can be used to strengthen understanding of costs and prices within individual institutions and to inform macro level investments at state and national levels.…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Higher Education
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Cunningham, George K.; Husk, William L. – Urban Review, 1980
Criticizes current research for equating declining urban school enrollments with White flight. Describes a study conducted in Louisville (Jefferson County), Kentucky, in which birth rate decline and ongoing out-migration variables were considered. Shows that many White families, rather than leaving the community, actually transferred their…
Descriptors: Declining Enrollment, Elementary Secondary Education, Private Schools, Research Problems
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