Journal of Research in Education

Fall 2001

An International Journal Published by the Eastern Educational Research Association

 

Contents

 

Challenges of teaching in Under-Resourced Schools

Alysia D. Roehrig, Michael Pressley, and Denise A. Talotta

 

Moral and Values Crisis: Some Possible Educational Remedies

Tatyana Tysrlina

 

Institutional Identity, Pressure for Change, and Executive Leadership at U.S. Catholic Colleges and Universities

Alan B. Henkin, Jay R. Dee, and Fred B. Holman

 

Institutional Identity, Pressure for Change, and Executive Leadership at U.S. Catholic Colleges and Universities: A Response

Kenneth P. Paulli

 

From Crystal Building to Crystal Gazing: The Growth of a Professional Development Project

Barbara Beyerbach, Pat Russo, Ann Keen, Suzanne Weber, Nancy Labbe, and Elaine Suskin

 

Monitoring Peer Conferences in a Multi-Age Writing Classroom: What’s Really Going On?

Kitty Clarke

 

Facilitating Text Learning

Andrew D. Katayama, Daniel H. Robinson, Kenneth A. Kierwa, Nelson Dubois, and David Jonassen

 

Sustaining Innovation in Urban Schools

Steven Jay Gross

Guest Editor

 

Introduction

Steven Jay Gross

 

Education as an Agent of Social Change: The Vision and Legacy of Margaret C. Wang

Judith C. Stull

 

Navigating a Gale: Sustaining Curriculum-Instruction-Assessment Innovation in an Urban High School for Immigrants

Steven Jay Gross

 

Rebuilding the Lives of High School Dropouts: Lessons from a Successful Program

Erin McNamara Horvat and Rosemary Lukens Traore

 

The Urban Context: Continuity and Change

Thomas Reiner

 

The Assumptions of High-Stakes Accountability: A Challenge to Prevailing Wisdom for an Urban High School

Patrick J. McQuillan

 

Teacher Research

Barbara Beyerbach

Editor

 

Introduction

Barbara Beyerbach

 

Supporting Teacher Inquiry through Study Groups

Nancy E. Dubetz

 

Putting Student Work at the Forefront of Professional Development

Donna Groff and Betsy Ann Balzano

 

Study Group in Professional Development School Investigates the State of New York’s Grade 4

English Language Arts Assessment

Tania Ramalho and Kathleen Cullen

 

Methodology

David Shannon

Editor

 

Introduction

David Shannon

 

Using Effect Sizes in Social Science Research: New APA and Journal Mandates for Improved Practices

Frank Baugh and Bruce Thompson

 

Making Sense of Fit Indices in Structural Equation (SEM)

A.J. Guarino, David M. Shannon, and Margaret E. Ross

 

Brief Research Reports

 

Prevalence and Consequences of Students Exposure to Firearms in Traditionally “Safe” High Schools

Caren Caty, A.J. Guarino, Jerry Matthews, Jo-Anne Schick, and Justin J. Ring

 

Educational Myths: Do Teachers believe them?

James A. Reffel, Joseph P. Callahan, and Julia M. Reffel

 

The Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

A.J. Guarino, Jana Echevarria, Deborah Short, Jo-Anne Schick, Sean Forbes, and Robert Rueda