Volume 04

Volume 4 (1987)

Issue 1 (Winter 1987)

Preservice Programs for Rural Environments: Survey and Recommendations
B. J. Jones


Teacher Expectations as a Political Issue in Rural Alaska Schools
J. Kleinfeld & W. McDiarmid


Language Comprehension of Rural Chicano and Anglo Kindergarten Children
W. Little & M. Contreras


Role Management, Educational Satisfaction, and Role Dynamics in Post-Secondary, Re-Entry Women
M. E. Edmondson, D. C. Payne, & E. R. Patton


The Potential of Agriculture in Science Teaching
A. Dreyfus


Resisting the Obvious: State Policy Initiatives for Rural School Improvement Should Not Mean Just Another Round of Massive School Reorganization
E. R. Stephens


The Relationship of Instructional Practices to Student Learning in Rural Schools
J. P. Dolly & D. P. Katz


Strategies for Assessing the Unique Strengths, Needs, and Visions of Rural Science Teachers
G. Shroyer & L. Enochs

Issue 2 (Spring 1987)

Evaluating the Performance of a Rural, Field-Based Teacher Training Program
J. M. Booker & R. E. Riedl


Toward a Research Agenda for Rural Education: Discovering the Essence
R. L. Dobson & J. E. Dobson


An Exploratory Analysis of the Structure of Homework Assignments in High Schools
J. Murphy, K. Decker, C. Chaplin, R. Dagenais, J. Heller, R. Jones, & M. Willis


Should Rural Gifted Education Be Different? A Survey of Teacher Educators
K. S. Boll & A. Fishkin


Rural Teachers’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of Various Supervisory Practices
J. Levin, N. Hoffman, & B. J. Badiali


Rural School Superintendents: A National Study of Perspectives of Board Presidents
R. L. Kennedy & B. O. Barker


The Academic Preparation of Idaho Science Teachers Based on School District Size
M. W. Heikkinen


District Size, Teacher Qualifications, and Pupil Performance in Maine School Districts
R. Moreau

Issue 3 (Fall 1987)

Compliance with PL94-142 Mandates: Implications for Rural Teacher Training Programs
S. Silver


Evaluation of the Williamsburg County Direct Instruction Program: Factors Leading to Success in Rural Elementary Programs
C. Darch, R. Gersten, & R. Taylor


School District Size, Student Achievement and High School Course Offerings in Connecticut
S. A. Melnick, M. R. Shibles, & R. K. Gable


Economic Role of School Districts in Rural Communities
C. H. Sederberg


How Clientele With Varying Education Levels View Extension Dissemination Methods
J. O. Obahayujie & J. Hillison


Educational and Occupational Aspirations of Rural Youth: A Review of the Literature
P. S. MacBrayne


Adult Education and Community Development in the West of Ireland
M. S. Cinneide


On Myth and Reality: The Stress of Life in Rural America
T. D. Hansen