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Gordon, Edmund W. – Children, 1971
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1970
This paper examines the conflicts between and the inequities inherent in practically all present day social systems and suggests strategies for building a socially supportive environment. The study focuses on the practical implications of the nature-nurture controversy and contends that greater attention must be given to extrinsic factors in…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cultural Pluralism, Culture Conflict, Democracy
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. – 1970
This issue of the IRCD Bulletin comprises Part I of the Report of the Commission on Tests of the College Entrance Examination Board, and a review of the recommendations made by the Commission. The Commission addressed itself to the question, "What can schools do to increase the readiness of students for further education, and what can colleges do…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Comparative Testing, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
Gordon, Edmund W. – 1972
The advanced technology of modern communications has created a condition in which the contradictions of complex social orders, the atrocities of interpersonal, intertribal, and international conflicts, the inequities inherent in practically all of our social systems, as well as the richness of our cultural and technical accomplishments constantly…
Descriptors: Career Education, Communications, Cultural Influences, Educational Development
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
Bennett, Albert; Bridglall, Beatrice L.; Cauce, Ana Mari; Everson, Howard T.; Gordon, Edmund W.; Lee, Carol D.; Mendoza-Denton, Rodolfo; Renzulli, Joseph S.; Stewart, Judy K. – North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 2004
A mission of public schools is to produce students who are intellectually competent and prepared for postsecondary education and the increasingly competitive workforce. An urgent concern among education takeholders today is the underrepresentation of African Americans, Hispanics, and Native Americans among high-achieving students. Despite…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Academic Ability, Postsecondary Education, Public Schools
Gordon, Edmund W.; Fahrer, Kimberly – IRCD Bulletin, 1976
Policy changes in the structure of higher education have occurred in three broad areas: admissions recruitment, financial aid, and curriculum. The practical responses to the necessity for change in these areas are discussed here as well as are the theoretical issues involved. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Compensatory Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1974
The major responsibilities of the committee whose background and activities are reported here were: (1) to examine and review data on Title 1, Elementary Secondary Education Act programs in the school district and on the basis of this review and evaluation to advise the school district, Title 1 Parent Advisory Council, the State Department of…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Court Litigation, Educational Objectives, Federal Courts
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Gordon, Edmund W.; Bhattacharyya, Maitrayee – Journal of Negro Education, 1992
Examines questions arising from concern for Africentric and multicultural education, including the nature of diversity and the relationships among cultural hegemony, cultural diversity, and cultural pluralism. Changing conceptions of intelligence, knowledge, and education are considered in relation to the treatment of cultural and ethnic…
Descriptors: Afrocentrism, Concept Formation, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences