Journal of Research in Education

Fall 2000

An International Journal Published by the Eastern Educational Research Association

Contents

 

Contributed Articles

 

Black High School Student Activism in the 1960s: N Urban Phenomenon?

V.P. Franklin

 

The Importance of Role-Taking Opportunities for Self-Sustaining Moral Development

Georg Lind

 

This isn’t DressRehearsal: A Study of the Beliefs of Nontraditional Candidates as Career Changers

Jane Neapolitan

 

A Comprehensive School Violence Response Plan

Hope Fuhs, Marge Coleman, Barry; Croll, and Bernard R. Brogan

 

Using ILS to Help Students At-Risk School Failure

Thomas Brush

 

A Special Theme Section: Action Research and Character Education

Introduction

Matthew L. Davidson

 

Concept Mapping and Character Education: New Directions in Character Education Planning and Evaluation

Matthew Al. Davidson

 

Action Research: Empowering School Change through Dialogue and Collaboration

Phyllis Smith-Hansen

 

Action Research as a Method for Reflective Planning and Practice: Character Education in a Middle School Classroom

Tammy M. Ziser

 

Facilitating Character Education and Professional Development through Evaluation and Action Research

Jennifer S. Johns

 

Feature Section: Teacher Research

 

Introduction

Barbara Beyerbach

 

Teacher Educators Foster Whole Teaching

Christine Walsh and Sharon Kane

 

Empowerment in Action: Action Research as Professional Development

Susanne Chandler, Jill Pompi, Ellen Barber, and Elaine Collins

 

Feature Section: Methodology Issues

 

Introduction to Methodological Issues Section

Isadore Newman and David Shannon

 

“Piece of Cake”: Choosing Univariate Analysis Using a Decision Tree

Abbot L. Packard

 

A Conceptualizing of Mixed Methods: A Need for an Inductive/Deductive Approach to Conducting Research

Isadore Newman and Carole Newman

 

A Step-Three Adjustment Procedure for Type I Error Rates

Isadore Newman, John Fraas, and John M. Laux