Foundational Aspects of Family-School Partnership Research

Foundational Aspects of Family-School Partnership Research

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ISBN-13: 9783319375403
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 11/04/2016
Series: Research on Family-School Partnerships , #1
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

Susan M. Sheridan, Ph.D., is a George Holmes University Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, well known for her research on family-school partnerships and family engagement. She has managed numerous significant federal grants investigating the efficacy of a consultation-based partnership model, which have resulted in several publications and professional presentations. She has received several professional awards and has served in many leadership positions in the fields of school and educational psychology.

Elizabeth Moorman Kim, Ph.D., received her doctorate in Developmental Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently co-principal investigator of a federally funded research project examining the effects of interventions targeting parental involvement in children’s learning and family-school partnerships housed at the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research interests include family-school partnerships, parenting, and children’s motivation and achievement in school.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Foundational Aspects of Family-School Connections: Definitions, Conceptual Frameworks, and Research Needs; Elizabeth Moorman Kim, Susan M. Sheridan.- Chapter 2. Core Components of Family-School Connections: Toward a Model of Need Satisfying Partnerships; Wendy S. Grolnick, Jacquelyn N. Raftery-Helmer.- Chapter 3. Diverse Perspectives of Parents, Diverse Concepts of Parent Involvement and Participation: What Can They Suggest to Researchers?; Carolyn Pope Edwards, Traci Shizu Kutaka.- Chapter 4. Capturing Family-School Partnership Constructs Over Time: Creating Developmental Measurement Models; Deborah L. Bandalos, Katherine A. Raczynski.- Chapter 5. Measuring Parents’ Involvement in Children’s Education; Eva M. Pomerantz, Jennifer D. Monti.- Chapter 6. Family-School Partnerships in a Context of Urgent Engagement: Rethinking Models, Measurement, and Meaningfulness; Christine M. McWayne.

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