Bibliography: Surveillance Education (page 59 of 81)

This annotated bibliography is compiled and customized for the Whistleblower Defense website.  Some of the authors featured on this page include Daniel G. McDonald, Barbara G. Levi, Lane C. Ash, Jayne Keogh, Robert N. Stern, Joseph H. Stevens, Bruce Phillips, Carroll J. Glynn, Patricia A. Baird, and James Britton.

Britton, James (1979). Language in the British Primary School, Forum for the Discussion of New Trends in Education. The author defends the progressive teaching methods of the British Primary school against recent calls for "literacy" and "evaluation." He asserts that language and writing develop best from personal exploration and student-teacher trust, not from rote learning and surveillance.   [More]  Descriptors: Accountability, Basic Skills, Classroom Environment, Discussion (Teaching Technique)

Fleishman, Rachel; And Others (1996). Two-Unit Reliability Analysis of Questionnaires Used in a Regulatory System, Evaluation Review. An interjudge reliability test was conducted to evaluate questionnaires used in the surveillance of residential care institutions in Israel. Results from 32 institutions (evaluated by two surveyor teams–one social worker and 1 nurse per team) and the variance in reliability were used to improve the questionnaires and their administration. Descriptors: Evaluators, Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics, Interrater Reliability

Levi, Barbara G. (1983). The Nuclear Arsenals of the US and USSR, Physics Today. Compares United States and Soviet nuclear arsenals, surveying strategic and tactical weapons the two countries have (includes chart detailing strategic nuclear arsenals). Also summarizes trends in nuclear weapons, including use of electronics in surveillance and in command, communication, and control structures.   [More]  Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Relations, Military Air Facilities

Ash, Lane C. (1974). AVA's Continuing Concern With Accreditation, American Vocational Journal. Developments leading to the American Vocational Association's study of accreditation are reviewed; the article describes in detail the work of the project and the new thinking that guided the preparation of the published instruments. Maintaining surveillance of accreditation practices is the purpose of a scheduled convention.   [More]  Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Professional Associations

Guerrero, Laura K.; And Others (1995). Coping with the Green-Eyed Monster: Conceptualizing and Measuring Communicative Responses to Romantic Jealousy, Western Journal of Communication. Examines communicative responses to romantic jealousy. Finds 12 superordinate categories and 67 tactics in communicative responses to jealousy. Develops measures for six types of interactive responses (integrative communication, distributive communication, active distancing, general avoidance/denial, expression of negative affect, and violent communication/threats) and five types of general responses (surveillance/restriction, compensatory restoration, manipulation attempts, rival contact, and violent behavior). Descriptors: Communication Research, Higher Education, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Relationship

McDonald, Daniel G.; Glynn, Carroll J. (1984). The Stability of Media Gratifications, Journalism Quarterly. Examines the stability-reliability of two of the gratification constructs–surveillance and communicatory utility–to provide evidence on the convergence of several of the indicators used in previous research and to examine the interrelationships between the constructs. Descriptors: Media Research, Motivation, News Media, Research Methodology

Stevens, Joseph H., Jr. (1982). Research in Review. The New York City Infant Day Care Study, Young Children. Reviews a 1977 research report on infant day care in New York City. Topics discussed include the sample, physical health and health surveillance, psychological development, and the children's daily experiences in child care. Main findings are summarized, and implications are discussed.   [More]  Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Child Development, Comparative Analysis, Day Care Centers

Lebowitz, Michelle (1997). Smile, Vandals–You're on Candid Camera, School Planning and Management. Describes the Huntsville, Alabama, school district's use of surveillance cameras and other high-tech equipment to ward off arson, theft, and vandalism. Discusses how these efforts reduced repair and replacement costs and helped the district retain its insurance coverage. Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Crime Prevention, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools

Collins, Janet; And Others (1996). Evaluating a National Program of School-Based HIV Prevention, Evaluation and Program Planning. An overview of the evaluation strategies being used by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor and improve a broad national program of HIV prevention among youth in school is presented, emphasizing surveillance of risk behaviors, health outcomes, and school-related policies and programs. Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Adolescents, Evaluation Methods, Health Education

Herbst, Diana S.; Baird, Patricia A. (1983). Nonspecific Mental Retardation in British Columbia as Ascertained through a Registry, American Journal of Mental Deficiency. Findings from the British Columbia Health Surveillance Registry revealed information about the age specific prevalence of mental retardation with no known etiology; association of mild and profound retardation with microcephalus, hydrocephalus, cerebral palsy, or epilepsy; and survival rates. Descriptors: Age Differences, Incidence, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities

Phillips, Bruce (1995). Naked on the Information Highway: The 6th Ian P. Sharp Lecture, Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science. This lecture by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada addresses issues related to information technology and privacy, including privacy law, government role, surveillance techniques, and security measures to protect the privacy of electronic communications. The text of the question and answer period following the lecture is included. Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Security, Federal Legislation, Foreign Countries

Keogh, Jayne (1996). Governmentality in Parent-Teacher Communications, Language and Education. Analyzes examples of parent-teacher talk and printed materials sent to parents of students attending various secondary schools in and around a large city. The article focuses on extracts in which responsibility for student surveillance is negotiated. Findings indicate that parents, teachers, and students regulate themselves and each other through recurring conversational and textual practices. (12 references) Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, Parent Role

Journal of School Health (1997). AIDS among Children–United States, 1996. Summarizes the epidemiology of AIDS in children in the United States reported cumulatively from 1982 through September 1996, presenting rates for 1995, and discussing HIV surveillance and reporting for children. The data show that the incidence of perinatally acquired AIDS has declined, a trend that probably reflects the effect of perinatal ZDV therapy. Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Child Health, Children, Disease Control

Lay, Mary M.; And Others (1996). The Rhetoric of Midwifery: Conflicts and Conversations in the Minnesota Home Birth Community in the 1990s, Quarterly Journal of Speech. Applies and tests Foucault's theories about local centers of power and knowledge by rhetorically analyzing a Minnesota Midwifery Study Advisory Group. Illustrates how knowledge may be produced/suppressed and how a rhetor may become empowered by projecting negative traits upon the "other." Demonstrates how some traditional midwives achieved status within the public sphere, temporarily resisting state authority surveillance. Descriptors: Case Studies, Discourse Analysis, Obstetrics, Power Structure

Stern, Robert N. (1981). Competitive Influences on the Interorganizational Regulation of College Athletics, Administrative Science Quarterly. This study examines the interorganizational coordination exercised through the surveillance and sanctioning activity of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), shows the extent to which private systems of regulation may operate to control organization practices, and suggests the limitations of some public regulatory activity.   [More]  Descriptors: Athletes, Athletics, Competition, Governance

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