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GORDON, EDMUND W. – 1967
AS NOTED IN THE PREFACE TO THE BIBLIOGRAPHY WHICH MAKES UP THE BULK OF THIS BULLETIN, NEGROES RECEIVE THE GREATEST SHARE OF ATTENTION IN THE EXTENSIVE LITERATURE ON DISADVANTAGED POPULATIONS. THE LITERATURE IS PRIMARILY DESCRIPTIVE AND POLEMICAL AND LACKS INTENSIVE ANALYSIS AND ATTENTION TO SPECIFIC SUBGROUPS. DISADVANTAGED GROUPS ARE SEEN AS AN…
Descriptors: American Indians, Bibliographies, Blacks, Book Reviews
GORDON, EDMUND W. – 1963
INSTEAD OF A STRICTLY QUANTITATIVE DESCRIPTION OF THE SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED LEARNER'S INTELLECT AND APTITUDE, GUIDANCE PERSONNEL SHOULD EMPHASIZE A QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE "TOTAL LIFE EXPERIENCES" WHICH INTERACT WITH, AND SOMETIMES IMPEDE, THE LEARNER'S INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT. AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL AND PERSONAL-SOCIAL…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Counselor Role, Counselors, Disadvantaged Youth
GORDON, EDMUND W. – 1967
THE LITERATURE ON HIGHER EDUCATION WAS SURVEYED TO EVALUATE (1) THE ACCESS OF DISADVANTAGED YOUTH TO HIGHER EDUCATION, AND (2) THE ACHIEVEMENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN MEETING THE NEEDS OF DISADVANTAGED YOUTH. THE FINDINGS FROM THE LITERATURE HAVE BEEN DISCUSSED UNDER FIVE HEADINGS--(1) CIVIL RIGHTS AND ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION, (2) PROGRAMS AND…
Descriptors: Black Students, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Desegregation Effects
GORDON, EDMUND W. – 1967
THIS REVIEW OF RESEARCH NOTES THAT THE EDUCATIONAL HANDICAPS OF THE DISADVANTAGED HAVE NOT BEEN CONCEPTUALIZED ADEQUATELY, IN PART BECAUSE THE DISADVANTAGED MISTAKENLY HAVE BEEN CONSIDERED A HOMOGENEOUS GROUP. SO FAR, THERE HAS BEEN NO STUDY OF THE DIALECTICAL RELATIONSHIP OF THE DISADVANTAGED LEARNER'S COGNITIVE PROCESSES, AFFECTIVE MECHANISMS,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement, Aspiration, Cognitive Processes
GORDON, EDMUND W.
STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE WOLFE REPORT (SIX MONTHS LATER. STUDY I. PS 000 281) ARE NOTED. WEAKNESSES ARE JUDGED TO BE THAT WOLFF DID NOT CONTROL VARIATIONS IN TEACHER EFFECTIVENESS, CURRICULUM, OR STUDENT CHARACTERISTICS. STRENGTHS ARE (1) PARENT INTERVIEWS, (2) ASSESSMENT OF HEAD START-KINDERGARTEN TRANSITION, (3) RECOGNITION OF THREE…
Descriptors: Achievement, Curriculum Evaluation, Enrichment Activities, Followup Studies
GORDON, EDMUND W. – 1963
THE CHOICE OF GOALS AND PRACTICES TO BE UTILIZED IN APPROACHES TO EFFECTING BEHAVIORAL CHANGE IS USUALLY DETERMINED BY THE PRACTITIONER'S VIEW OF THE MECHANISMS UNDERLYING BEHAVIORAL ORGANIZATION. TWO BEHAVIOR THEORIES ARE THE PROJECTIVE VIEW AND THE REFLECTIONAL VIEW OF THE MECHANISMS UNDERLYING BEHAVIORAL ORGANIZATION. IN THE PROJECTIVE VIEW,…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Theories, Disadvantaged Youth
GORDON, EDMUND W.
IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND YOUTH HANDICAPPED BY SOCIAL STATUS DIFFERENCES, IT WAS NECESSARY TO REALIZE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ASPECTS WERE CONTRADICTORY ATTITUDES TOWARD SELF AND OTHERS, MATERIALISTIC ATTITUDES, LOW-LEVEL ASPIRATION AND MOTIVATION, AND DIFFERENT SOCIOCULTURAL PATTERNS. THE POSITIVE ASPECTS INCLUDED SELECTIVE MOTIVATION AND CREATIVITY,…
Descriptors: Culture Lag, Disadvantaged, Disadvantaged Youth, Negative Attitudes
GORDON, EDMUND W.; JABLONSKY, ADELAIDE – 1967
IN THIS REPORT TO THE COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS, THE NATURE AND IMPACT OF EXISTING COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE EVALUATED, GENERAL CRITERIA FOR THE SUCCESS OF SUCH PROGRAMS ARE DETERMINED, AND THE COST FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS IS ESTIMATED. AFTER A REVIEW OF NINE CURRENT COMPENSATORY PROGRAMS THE REPORT CONCLUDES THAT…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Camping, Compensatory Education, Comprehensive Programs
GORDON, EDMUND W.; WILKERSON, DOXEY A. – 1966
THE DISADVANTAGED POPULATION IS IDENTIFIED AND SPECIFIC COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS COMPENDIUM, ANALYSIS, AND CRITICAL EVALUATION OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. SUBJECTS SPECIFICALLY DISCUSSED ARE--(1) THE STATUS OF COMPENSATORY EDUCATION, (2) INNOVATIONS IN SCHOOL PROGRAMS AND STAFFING PATTERNS, (3)…
Descriptors: Colleges, Community Involvement, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged