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Prediction of Child Academic Competence from Maternal Modernity During Infancy [microform] / Earl S. Schaefer
Bib ID 5444856
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Schaefer, Earl S
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1984 
17 p. 
Summary

To provide a context for a discussion of parental modernity and child development, this paper explores concepts of societal and individual modernity and examines historical evidence of increasing levels of intellectual competence and an active orientation in the conduct of life. Specific attention is given to sociological theories of Bell (1973) and Etzioni (1968). Beliefs, values, and behaviors are discussed that can be interpreted as parental modernity, and the correlation of parental modernity with parent education and child academic competence is examined. Additionally, a summary is offered of cross-sectional and longitudinal research on correlations between parental modernity and child academic competence. Findings reveal that maternal cognitive orientations, cognitive skills, behavior with interviewer, and behavior with child intercorrelate with and predict child competence. Implications of the analysis and findings for influencing academic competence of adults and children are suggested. Vygotsky's (1978) discussion of internalization of higher psychological processes is seen as providing a theoretical basis for interpreting parent variables as influencing children's development of academic competence. (RH)

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Sponsoring Agency: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.

Contract Number: NIMH-MH-35253.

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (68th, New Orleans, LA, April 23-27, 1984).

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Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Academic Achievement.  |  Child Development.  |  Children.  |  Cognitive Development.  |  Competence.  |  Developing Nations.  |  Educational Needs.  |  Individual Characteristics.  |  Infants.  |  Mothers.  |  Parent Child Relationship.  |  Parent Influence.  |  Parent Role.  |  Social Change.  |  Modernity  |  Action Theory Active Learner Post Industrial Society
Form/genre Opinion Papers.  |  Reports, Research.  |  Speeches/Meeting Papers.
Other authors/contributors North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center
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