Journal of Research in Education

Fall 1999

An international Journal Published by the Eastern Educational Research Association

Contents

 

Contributed Articles:

 

The Crisis in Pre-Collegiate Urban Education: Selected Aspects

Kofi Lomotey

 

Early Lessons from the Annenberg Challenge

Barbara Cervone

 

Demographic Opportunities and School Achievement

Jesse L. M. Wilkins

 

“I said that on purpose”: Using Paranoid Validity to Examine the Researcher and Researcher Effects

Jenifer Jasinski Schneider

 

Democratizing Professional Development

Pat Russo, Barbara Beyerbach, and Suzanne Weber

 

Special Theme Section:

 

Ralph Mosher: An Introduction and Tribute

Norman A. Sprinthall

 

Character Education: The Mission of Every School

Thomas Lickona

 

Educating for Democracy: The Vision and Legacy of Ralph Mosher

F. Clark Power

 

Beginning Teacher Development: A Cognitive-Development Approach

Alan J. Reiman

 

Challenges in Evaluating Character Education Programs

Leslie Laud and Marvin W. Berkowitz

 

Ralph Mosher: A Personal Note

Tatyana Tsyrlina

 

Brief Research Reports:

 

Child Abuse and Neglect: The Effects of Knowledge on Reporting Behavior

Debra C. Cobia, Jamie S. Carney, and Elizabeth K. Ullery

Should Educational Researchers use Web-Based Surveys to Collect Sensitive Data?

Jay Tarby, Robert A. Dubick, and Isadore Newman

 

Gender, Ethnicity, Ability, and what Type of Item Response Mathematics Proficiency of Fifth-Graders

Dimitri M. Dimitrov

 

Factors Influencing Student Choice of Distance or Face-to-Face Courses

M.D. Roblyer and A.J. Guarino

Preservice Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Persons with HIV Disease

David M. Shannon

 

A Technique for Assessing Effective Instructional Sequences

Catharine C. Knight and Walter J. Kuleck