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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 is comprised of papers focusing on procedures and policies relating to admission to colleges. The first article by Dr. Edmund W. Gordon, "Higher Education and the Challenge of Universal Access to Post-Secondary Education," discusses the democratizing and humanistic functions of colleges in arriving at new admission…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Admission Criteria, College Admission, Compensatory Education
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – IRCD Bulletin, 1969
This issue of the IRCD Bulletin is devoted to commentaries on an article by Arthur R. Jensen on the nature-nurture controversy in a recent number of "Harvard Educational Review." Contents of the Bulletin are comprised of the following: "Education, Ethnicity, Genetics and Intelligence; Jensenism: Another Excuse for Failure to…
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Environmental Influences
Wargo, Michael J., Ed.; Green, Donald Ross, Ed. – 1977
The following papers were delivered: Introductory Remarks, John W. Evans; An Evaluator's Perspective, Michael J. Wargo; Problems of Achievement Tests in Program Evaluation, Donald Ross Green; Diverse Human Populations and Problems in Educational Program Evaluation via Achievement Testing, Edmund W. Gordon; Critical Issues in Achievement Testing of…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Educational Testing
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
Wang, Margaret C., Ed.; Reynolds, Maynard C., Ed. – 1995
Papers in this collection were commissioned for a conference entitled, "Making a Difference for Students at Risk," to serve as springboards for discussion. Discussions and recommendations from conferees were incorporated into the versions presented in this volume. The two topics that dominated discussion at the conference were: basic…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Cultural Awareness, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change
Gordon, Edmund W.; Grannis, Joseph C. – 1977
The first of two papers included in this document addresses two related problems: Problem one: The appropriateness of existing standardized tests of achievement for the assessment of academic function in minority and disadvantaged group member students. Problem two: The appropriateness of such instruments for the assessment of the impact of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Black Colleges, Black Students
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1976
Reactions to the papers read at the Pittsburgh conference on the theory and practice of beginning reading (April 1976) are provided in this document, with particular attention to the way that the content of those papers relates to compensatory education issues. The problem areas under which the discussion is organized are as follows: the search…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Compensatory Education, Conference Reports, Developmental Stages
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1975
Numerous federal, state, and institutional projects have been undertaken in the areas of current educational opportunity programs for the disadvantaged, but there is still a need to bring about significant changes in the areas of administration, curriculum, program evaluation, and financial assistance. The state of compensatory education at the…
Descriptors: Administration, College Students, Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1975
A committee under the chairmanship of Benjamin Bloom met in June 1964 to discuss research findings about disadvantaged populations and the prospects for educating them. Many of the things talked about then have been realized: More money has been spent. Better than half of the colleges and universities train teachers for disadvantaged children.…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Planning
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. – 1970
This paper reviews the wide variety of approaches and issues in research relating to the education of the disadvantaged in the decade of the sixties. Relevant works are designated in two categories: (1) the study of population characteristics and, (2) the description and evaluation of programs and practices. Studies within the former area are…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attitude Change, Classification, Compensatory Education
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1970
One of the series of occasional papers originating from the Study of Collegiate Compensatory Programs for Minority Group Youth project, this annotated bibliography focuses on the following: civil rights and access to higher education; programs and practices in higher education for the disadvantaged; characteristics of disadvantaged students;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission Criteria, Annotated Bibliographies, Black Colleges
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1969
Financial and human resources are required to find pedagogical solutions to problems caused by the academically disabling characteristics of disadvantaged children. Insufficient resources and inappropriate methodology may have been the cause for the failure of compensatory education. Individual behavior styles and the nature of the academic…
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Cognitive Development, Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1970
In this brief discussion of the evaluation of compensatory education, the author analyzes why it has been difficult to discover whether compensatory education has succeeded; in addition, why the causes of success or failure are difficult to assess. In particular, the author points out that the political and economic circumstances of programs make…
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Program Evaluation, Research Design
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