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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
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. – 1971
This report describes the initial planning, participant selection, and participant evaluation of 5 1970 American Personnel and Guidance Association (APGA) Research Training Sessions. All were designed specifically to improve the quality of research skills and competencies of trained counselor educators. The 5 sessions, each 5 days long, were…
Descriptors: Counselor Educators, Counselor Training, Educational Improvement, Guidance Personnel
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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Gordon, Edmund W. – Journal of Negro Education, 1985
Examination of the social science knowledge base relative to Afro-Americans indicates that the social sciences traditionally have attempted to understand the life experiences of socially diverse groups through a narrow cultro/ethnocentric perspective and against an equally narrow standard. (Author/GC)
Descriptors: Blacks, Cultural Differences, Ethnocentrism, Minority Groups
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. – 1968
More carefully controlled research distinguishing more facets which may influence cognitive and social performance in young children is considered necessary before Head Start or any preschool program can be adequately assessed. Shortcomings in evaluation methodology discussed are as follows: evaluation research has not addressed itself to program…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth
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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – Educational Researcher, 1990
Examines several problems posed for empirical and theoretical research by the achievement of hegemony by one culture or system of thought over others. Discusses minority underrepresentation and its impact on knowledge production in education and the social sciences. Questions the universal utility of some highly respected tenets of science. (JS)
Descriptors: Bias, Cultural Differences, Educational Researchers, Experimenter Characteristics
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1976
The purpose of this study is to identify and document processes that are associated with effective desegregation in six school districts enumerated below; to examine the interrelationships of these processes; and to identify commonalities among the six districts which could provide guidelines for models of effective school desegregation. The major…
Descriptors: Black Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Desegregation Effects
Goldberg, Gertrude S.; Gordon, Edmund W. – IRCD Bulletin, 1968
This bulletin on the Puerto Rican migrant consists primarily of (1) a review of research which examines the social science literature dealing with the island background of the Puerto Rican immigrant as well as his life on "La Vida" which questions whether the family described by Lewis is representative of slum dwellers in urban San Juan…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Annotated Bibliographies, Book Reviews, Child Rearing
Miller, LaMar P., Ed.; Gordon, Edmund W., Ed. – 1974
The content of this book is embedded in two historical frameworks. The first is the history of American education in which the basic underlying premise is that education is a means of achieving equality in our society. The other is the development of educational research in the United States which was founded on a deep conviction that one could…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education, Educational Opportunities