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Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1986
This report presents the findings of an evaluative study of the current status of engineering education for minority students at the collegiate and pre-collegiate levels in the United States. It is based on a survey of 50 existing programs and a review of the professional and research literature in this field. The major findings of the analysis…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Black Students, College Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1979
The document examines aspects of human diversity and their implications for educational research, design, and management. The objective is to foster and create more effective and equal education by better understanding the relationship between personal attributes and educational environment. The material is presented in 15 chapters. Chapter I…
Descriptors: Achievement, Affective Behavior, Cognitive Style, Culture
Gordon, Edmund W.; Fahrer, Kimberly – IRCD Bulletin, 1976
These two articles focus on opportunity programs in higher education, the first of which notes that the state of the art of designing and delivering these programs is confused, contradictory, and yet encouraging. Positive and negative research findings and program variation contributes to the confused state of the art. Another problem concerns the…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Change Agents, Change Strategies, Compensatory Education
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Gordon, Edmund W.; Green, Derek – American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 1974
Those of us who are committed to the pedagogical enterprise are called upon to re-examine, clarify, and perhaps justify the presuppositions, methods, and goals that provide the framework within which education and development are carried on. Recent publications by several writers have reintroduced notions that demand critical examination,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Bias, Book Reviews
Gordon, Edmund W.; Kourtrelakos, James – 1971
The absence of systematic analyses and syntheses of data from hundreds of documents relating to compensatory education constitutes justification for a study unifying and evaluating already available information. Section One of this document introduces the need for such a study and discusses problems and procedures used in conducting and…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Compensatory Education, Data Analysis, Emotional Development
Gordon, Edmund W.; Fahrer, Kimberly – IRCD Bulletin, 1976
Notes that although the state of the art of designing and delivering opportunity programs is confused, contradictory, and conditional, it is also encouraging. Overall effects have been surprisingly positive, even if limitedly so. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Compensatory Education, Educational Change, Educational Needs, Educational Status Comparison
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
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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
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DeStefano, Lizanne; Gordon, Edmund W. – Special Services in the Schools, 1986
Important and recent developments in cognitive science in the areas of performance components, knowledge structures, metacomponents, and metacognition are reviewed, and a set of guidelines for educators involved in implementation or evaluation of cognitively based instructional programs are offered. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Structures, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education
Gordon, Edmund W.; Yowell, Constance – 1992
This paper addresses the notion that persons at risk of failure to achieve an adequate education are in that position partly because of their social circumstances, i.e., their ethnicity, culture, language, or economic status. It discusses the impact of culture on what one does and how one does it, addresses the manner in which culture frames as…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Acculturation, Cultural Influences, Dropout Prevention
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
GORDON, EDMUND W.; JABLONSKY, ADELAIDE – 1967
IN THIS REPORT TO THE COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS, THE NATURE AND IMPACT OF EXISTING COMPENSATORY EDUCATION PROGRAMS ARE EVALUATED, GENERAL CRITERIA FOR THE SUCCESS OF SUCH PROGRAMS ARE DETERMINED, AND THE COST FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF EFFECTIVE PROGRAMS IS ESTIMATED. AFTER A REVIEW OF NINE CURRENT COMPENSATORY PROGRAMS THE REPORT CONCLUDES THAT…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Camping, Compensatory Education, Comprehensive Programs
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
The Armijo Bilingual Bicultural Demonstration Center has just completed its second year of operation. The program, which offers bilingual and bicultural instruction in an open classroom for 154 first and second graders, is funded chiefly through Elementary Secondary Education Act Title III funds. Students are taught reading skills, mathematical…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Compensatory Education
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Orangeburg, South Carolina implemented a court approved geographical zoning plan and a plan clustering and pairing schools for the 1971-72 school year. All school staffs currently reflect the district's racial population. In the process of unifying the school district, numerous meetings and workshops that involved students, staff and the community…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Case Studies, Community Involvement, Desegregation Effects
Gordon, Edmund W.; And Others – 1972
Desegregation of the schools in the Berkeley Unified School District has taken place in two stages, each stage reflecting years of political struggles and endless meetings. In 1968, the 12 elementary schools were divided into K-3 and 4-6 schools in four residential zones with approximately 3500 elementary children who live beyond walking distance…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Case Studies, Class Organization, Community Involvement
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