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Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1965
The first issue of the IRCD Bulletin describes the scope and functions of the Information Retrieval Center on the Disadvantaged. Noted is its focus on the psychoeducational development of socially disadvantaged children and youth. To aid professionals working in this field, IRCD serves as an information clearinghouse and publishes bibliographies…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Clearinghouses, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1969
This issue of the "IRCD Bulletin" contains the transcript of the Declaration of Black Teachers before the Black Ministers-Teachers Conference on April 27, 1968 at Detroit, Michigan, a status statement on "Relevance and Pluralism in Curriculum Development" by Dr. Edmund W. Gordon, an article on moving "Toward Curriculum…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Black Studies, Black Teachers, Cultural Pluralism
GORDON, EDMUND W., ED. – 1967
FEATURED IN THIS BULLETIN IS A DISCUSSION BY EDMUND W. GORDON OF "EQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY" (KNOWN AS THE COLEMAN REPORT AFTER ITS SENIOR AUTHOR), A REPORT OF AN EXTENSIVE SURVEY OF MINORITY GROUP EDUCATION IN THE UNITED STATES. AFTER EXAMINING SOME OF THE DATA AND FINDINGS IN THE REPORT, GORDON CONCLUDES THAT ONE CANNOT ON…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Bibliographies, Black Students, Community Involvement
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1969
The articles in this double issue of the "IRCD Bulletin" deal with the proposed decentralization of the New York City school system. Edmund Gordon argues that decentralization can provide the best organizational structure--(1) to make the schools accountable to the parents and communities they serve, (2) to place the responsibility for…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Black Power, Board of Education Policy, Community Influence
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., Ed. – 1965
Language development in disadvantaged children and the research related to this area are the subjects of this issue of the IRCD Bulletin. The first part discusses the functions of the various components of language and the effects of language deprivation on disadvantaged youngsters. The educational approaches to teaching language fundamentals…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Bilingualism, Dialect Studies, Disadvantaged Youth
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1968
Although there is currently great emphasis placed on high school completion, it should be recognized that the credential value of the diploma has diminished over the past 59 years. The diploma has become the minimum prerequisite for a job but offers no surety of employment. The problem of the dropout is far more complex than whether or not he…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Black Youth, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropout Characteristics
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1965
The major article in this IRCD Bulletin is devoted to preschool educational programs. Following some background discussion about the new concentration in preschool education on cognitive development and the rationale for preschool learning, various techniques and procedures are reported. An extensive bibliography cites works about preschool…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Cognitive Development, Disadvantaged
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1965
This issue of the IRCD Bulletin is devoted to a bibliography on the emotional and social development of socially disadvantaged children. The bibliography should be viewed as a companion to a previous one (UD 007 841) in which the focus was on cognitive development, for both the cognitive and the affective aspects of development should be regarded…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Disadvantaged Youth
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1967
This IRCD Bulletin issue contains two papers. One, by Harold L. Cohen, summarizes two of his previously prepared papers in which he discusses his approach to learning behaviors. He describes the use of reinforcements as motivators for academic and social learning at a Federal correctional institution. Cohen states that "The design and use of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Failure, Behavior Change, Behavior Theories