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Counelis, James Steve – Educational Studies, 1979
Analyzes the relationship of educational philosophy at any given period of history to educational research. Presents examples of discipline classification schemes by internationally renowned philosophers from different eras and countries. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Education, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Grant, Carl A.; And Others – Educational Studies, 1986
Provides an overview of multicultural education's goals, methods, and content as represented in 68 English language books published since 1961. Offers recommendations for further development of the field. (JDH)
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Multicultural Education, Multicultural Textbooks, State of the Art Reviews
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Denny, Michael; Chennell, Frank – Educational Studies, 1986
Examines views, attitudes and feelings of high school pupils about their school science practicals (labs) via letter-writing and picture-drawing. Concludes that while students generally like practicals, they view them more as a means of confirming theory rather than an open investigation or true experiment. (JDH)
Descriptors: Laboratory Experiments, Science Education, Science Experiments, Science Instruction
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Kniveton, Bromley H. – Educational Studies, 1986
Investigates the extent to which family background (number of siblings and birth order) interacts with a willingness to copy aggressive behavior of others among 36 boys between 60 and 68 months old. Concludes that those from larger families were more willing aggressors and that birth order did not affect imitation. (JDH)
Descriptors: Aggression, Classrooms, Imitation, Modeling (Psychology)
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Doherty, Jim; Obani, Tim – Educational Studies, 1986
Reports the results of quasi-experimental study of 155 Nigerian and 151 British boys' and girls' understanding of handicaps. Presents information regarding the content of the questionnaire, which posed both direct and indirect questions regarding causality, effects, rehabilitation and interaction of handicapped persons. (JDH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination