Title

A Reaction to Educational Reform: Implications for Educational Psychologists

Authors

JO Schnur

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-1990

Department

Psychology

Abstract

Issue is taken with Benton and Hoyt's (1990) study of three groups as to their agreement or disagreement with the Holmes Group report Tomorrow's Teachers (1986), and the Carnegie Forum on Education and the Economy's Report, A Nation Prepared: Teachers for the 21st Century (1986). The three groups studied were volunteer respondents from the initial Holmes Group, Division 15 of the American Psychological Association, and the Teacher Education Council for State Colleges and Universities. Questions are raised regarding the Benton and Hoyt study's general assumptions, selection of documents for study, selection of and generalization about group responses, and general implications for all educationists as well as educational psychologists.

Publication Title

EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW

Volume

2

Issue

3

First Page

303

Last Page

309

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