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Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)

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Works: 14,272 works in 16,266 publications in 1 language and 868,873 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Bibliography  Directories  Reference works  Abstracts  Sources  Catalogs  Longitudinal studies  Bibliography of bibliographies  Handbooks and manuals 
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Classifications: Z695.1.E3, 025.4937
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Thesaurus of ERIC descriptors by Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)( Book )

76 editions published between 1968 and 2001 in English and held by 2,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Researchers have come to rely on this thesaurus to locate precise terms from the controlled vocabulary used to index the ERIC database. This, the first print edition in more than 5 years, contains a total of 10,773 vocabulary terms with 206 descriptors and 210 use references that are new to this edition. A popular and widely used reference tool for sets of education-related terms established and updated by ERIC lexicographers to assist searchers in defining, narrowing, and broadening their search strategies
ERIC : [Education Resources Information Center] by Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)( )

49 editions published between 1975 and 1989 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ERIC is a Web-based digital library of free education-related sources of interest to educators, researchers, and the general public, and consists primarily of electronic bibliographic records describing journal and non-journal literature. The collection is to be expanded to include full-texts of articles and other electronic resources such as audio and video materials
Thesaurus of ERIC descriptors( )

in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Current index to journals in education : CIJE( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resources in education( )

in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about ERIC by Lynn Smarte( Book )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catalog of ERIC clearinghouse publications( )

in English and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research in education( )

in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Striving for excellence( Book )

in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ERIC directory of education-related information centers( )

in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directory of ERIC information service providers( )

in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists organizations that provide individuals with access to the ERIC database and related resources
Concerns about and effective strategies for inclusion : focus group interview findings from Tennessee teachers by Gordon C Trump( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph describes results of focus group interviews with 28 regular and special education teachers in Virginia concerning their experience with inclusion of students with disabilities in regular education classrooms. An introduction notes the trend toward greater inclusion of these students while providing needed special educational support services. Among teacher concerns were lack of a continuum of services, discipline policies, transition of inclusion services, and increasing teacher workload. Obstacles and barriers that teachers identified concerned teacher and parent resistance; lack of staff, training, funding, and administrative support; and class size and composition. Essential supports identified included administrative support, peer support, parent support, continuum of services, adequate staff, and staff development. Effective strategies were categorized as planning, classroom/behavior management, instruction, and assessment strategies. Participants also shared positive and negative effects of inclusion on both students and teachers and reported that the most common inservice was informal discussion among teachers. Teachers felt that preservice programs should require courses about special education and expose students to a variety of school-based experiences. Ten recommendations are offered, including developing a plan to win teacher and parent support, providing significant training, and celebrating successes. The interview protocol is appended. (Db)
Xavier Senior High School : a case study of the Quest network by Caitlin Howley-Rowe( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As part of its Regional Educational Laboratory contract to develop a framework for continuous school improvement in its four-state region, ael, Inc., Staff designed the Quest project. Formative evaluation had revealed the high level of satisfaction participants had with Quest and the great extent to which the project met its goals at each event. A case-study method was used for summative evaluation of the Quest project. This case study examines the impact Quest made at Bowman Elementary, a k-5 public school. The school has an enrollment of about 530 students, 73 percent of whom are African American. Sixty-three percent qualify for free or reduced lunch. Interviews, a focus group, and means on the Innovation Configuration Checklist revealed that Bowman Elementary had been highly involved in Quest, from attending network events regularly, to implementing continuous improvement strategies learned during project gatherings, to providing technical assistance to other network schools. Among the conclusions drawn was the observation that the school appears to have possessed several advantages prior to involvement in Quest that helped to support and sustain the school's participation. On the individual level, participants reported that they engaged in more reflection about education, change, and their own contributions to the school than they had prior to involvement. Appendixes include the Quest brochure and framework for continuous improvement, Quest team member individual-interview protocol, faculty group-interview protocol, student focus-group protocol, and questionnaires. (Contains 40 references and 6 tables.) (Dfr)
National evaluation of the Even Start Family Literacy Program : 1994-1997 final report by Fumiyo Tao( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This report is a descriptive analysis of the migrant education Even Start Literacy Program and of families served in 1995-96. The 9 migrant Even Start projects funded in 1995-96 are described and compared to 563 reporting projects nationwide (out of 576 total). Nine state educational agencies received grants to help parents of currently migratory children become full partners in their children's education, assist these children in reaching their potential as learners, and provide literacy training to parents. Migrant projects averaged 103 enrolled families and 63 participating families, and provided early childhood education, parenting education, adult basic education, ged preparation, and English as a second language. Families averaged 6.2 members, with at least 1 child aged 0-7 (as required); 55 percent of families had annual incomes below $9,000; 71 percent did not speak English at home; and 87 percent of parents lacked a high school diploma or ged. Chapter 1 introduces the migrant Even Start Program. Chapter 2 describes project characteristics: funding, number of families served, rural/urban location, availability of nonproject services, staffing, staff qualifications, inservice training, agency collaboration, needs for support services, barriers to implementation, project needs for technical assistance, recruitment strategies, and content and intensity of services. Chapter 3 describes participant characteristics: family structure, size, ethnicity, economic status, and length of U.S. residence; parents' education, English language proficiency, and employment status; and nonproject services received. Chapter 4 outlines participation rates by parents and children in various services, prevalence of special needs children, retention rates, and parent educational and employment status at year end. Contains 48 data tables. (Author/SV)
Long-term trends in student writing performance by Alan Vanneman( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creating employment opportunities : self-advocacy( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This training module was developed to educate personnel about the issue of self-advocacy by individuals with disabilities. The module includes workshop content (with side notes to the trainer in italics), overheads, and many handouts. Preliminary information includes module purpose and overall learning objectives, a module outline, materials needed for the workshop, and adaptations for individuals with disabilities. The first section introduces self-advocacy by defining the term and discussing why self-advocacy is important. The next section considers basic human rights of all people. A major section examines the advocacy process, including specific advocacy skills, individual responsibility, understanding oneself, the importance of wanting to change, the importance of identifying the need or problem, the need for self-advocates to educate themselves, the need for developing a plan of action, and the need for willingness to take action. The following section offers suggestions for being an advocate, such as keeping a "Very Important Papers File" which may consist of medical evaluations, rehabilitation plans, and financial information; and tips for advocating by letter and telephone. Sample scenarios are provided for discussion of self-advocacy skill development. A final section gives guidance for developing a personal portfolio that highlights individual strengths while noting disability accommodation needs. Contains 10 references. (Db)
School-based drug prevention programs : a longitudinal study in selected school districts : executive summary : final report by E. Suyapa Silvia( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Establishing school-based drug prevention programs was the aim of the Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act of 1986 (dfsca). A summary of the findings of a longitudinal study of dfsca is presented in this report. Revitalized in 1995 as the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act (sdfsca), the Act's scope was extended to include prevention of violence. Programs in 19 school districts were studied over four years by repeatedly surveying a cohort of students, beginning when the students were in grades five and six. The study's primary purpose was to assess whether drug prevention programs make a difference for youth; and, if so, what strategies were most successful. Findings reported under "Student Behaviors, Beliefs, and Attitudes about Drugs," include comparison of the two groups' responses over time, profiles of users and non-users, and "What Students Say About Drugs." Under "Home School, and Community Risk Indicators" are topics on school environment and violence; under "Drug Prevention Programs and Their Effects on Student Outcomes" are findings on program consistency and effectiveness, student participation, and "Outcomes of Prevention Programs." A summary of study findings, conclusions, data analyses, a discussion of implications, a bibliography, and a "Glossary of Analysis Variables" are provided. (Emk)
An annotated bibliography of ERIC bibliographies, 1966-1980 by Joseph Gerald Drazan( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond reading, writing, and arithmetic : a retrospective look at how schools have responded to changing societal needs( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ERIC : what it can do for you, how to use it by James W Brown( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geared mainly for educational library/media specialists, this publication explains the utility of the Educational Resources Information Center (eric) to educational institutions and practitioners. Included are a directory of eric clearinghouses and other units; an introduction to the eric indexes, "Resources in Education" and "Current Index to Journals in Education"; and instructions for doing a manual search of eric. Methods of obtaining eric materials, the computer search process, and the standards for submitting documents for inclusion in eric are also outlined. Selected lists of related print and audiovisual materials and of associations and agencies involved with educational information handling are attached. (Pf)
 
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An annotated bibliography of ERIC bibliographies, 1966-1980
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An annotated bibliography of ERIC bibliographies, 1966-1980