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A Method and a Model for Describing Competence and Adjustment [microform] : A Preschool Version of the Classroom Behavior Inventory / Earl S. Schaefer and Marianna D. Edgerton
Bib ID 5378799
Format MicroformMicroform, BookBook
Author
Schaefer, Earl S
 
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1978 
28 p. 
Summary

A preschool version of the Classroom Behavior Inventory which provides a method for collecting valid data on a child's classroom behavior from day care and preschool teachers, was developed to complement the earlier form which was developed and validated for elementary school populations. The new version was tested with a pilot group of twenty-two teachers who rated 100 day care children, ranging in age from two to six years. Internal consistency of scales, inter-rater reliabilities and factor analysis support the usefulness of this method for research on preschool children. The Inventory includes scales of verbal intelligence, considerateness, hostility, extraversion, introversion, creative/curiosity, apathy, independence, dependence, task orientation and distractibility. These data replicate hierarchical configurational models for adaptive behavior that have been developed from a number of empirical studies of elementary school children. The method appears to have validity for cross sectional and longitudinal research and may contribute to screening and evaluation of child academic competence and social adjustment. (Author/MP)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: 300-77-0309.

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association (86th, Toronto, Canada, August 28-September 1, 1978); Paper contains "Classroom Behavior Inventory--Preschool Form".

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Behavior Rating Scales.  |  Classroom Observation Techniques.  |  Competence.  |  Day Care.  |  Early Childhood Education.  |  Measurement Techniques.  |  Preschool Children.  |  Preschool Education.  |  Student Adjustment.  |  Student Behavior.  |  Student Evaluation.
Form/genre Reports, Research.  |  Speeches/Meeting Papers.
Other authors/contributors Edgerton, Marianna D., author
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