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Gordon, Edmund W. – Children, 1971
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities
Gordon, Edmund W. – Liberal Educ, 1970
A radical change in admissions policies must be made to bring more of the weaker students into strong institutions and to make small institutions serve more of the stronger students. (IR)
Descriptors: College Admission, Curriculum Development, Educational Opportunities, Enrollment Rate
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Gordon, Edmund W. – Counseling Psychologist, 1970
There is an increasing need for helping persons" to manipulate the environments in which individuals function as a means of altering behaviors. Since man responds to his environments, a certain amount of tension must exist so that the relationship between man and his world does not become static, thereby preventing change. Presented at APA…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Counseling Objectives, Guidance, Guidance Objectives
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., Ed. – 1966
A bulletin consists of two articles on the language development of disadvantaged children. The opposing positions of language teachers on the "correct" approach to teaching standard English are outlined in one of the articles. On one side are those who favor creativity and freedom of expression while on the other side are the "purists" who are…
Descriptors: Blacks, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Diagnosis, Individualized Instruction
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. – 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. – 1970
This paper describes and categorizes the characteristics of disadvantaged urban children with behavior disorders which may have some deleterious effect on their learning, and discusses the several kinds of activities which a comprehensive program of guidance for such children would entail for a specialist in guidance services. The relevant…
Descriptors: Aspiration, Behavior Problems, Counseling, Counselor Role
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. – 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
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