Educational Research Quarterly

Educational Research Quarterly is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 2, December

Academic Preparation, Effort and Success: A Comparison of Student and Faculty Perceptions
In the spring of 2003, a survey was conducted to examine the differences in perceptions of academic rigor and engagement between faculty and undergraduate students at a small, liberal arts university in the Midwest. Although a sample bias in the student...
A Comparison of Parent and Teacher Ratings of Children's Behaviors
Previous studies have compared the accuracy of parent, teacher, and clinician ratings of children behavior, especially in diagnostic analysis. However, many have questioned the validity of the tests and the value of each rater. While some research has...
Contextual and Psychological Predictors of Instructional Technology Use in Rural Classrooms
Studies have shown that stand-alone technology courses, such as those taught in most teacher education programs, only develop basic computer literacy skills and do not prepare educators to use instructional technology in the classroom. A 14-item questionnaire...
Investigation of Parents' Beliefs about Readiness for Kindergarten: An Examination of National Household Education Survey (NHES: 93)
The purpose of this study was to clarify our understanding of the structure of parents' beliefs about kindergarten readiness, and the relationship between those beliefs and parenting practices. Based upon the results of data analyses using the National...
Teaching Effective Problem Solving Strategies for Interns
This qualitative study investigates what problem solving strategies interns learn from their clinical teachers during their internships. Twenty-four interns who completed their internship in the elementary grades shared what problem solving strategies...