hat are the admissions requirements, and how do they compare, of 210 selected four year public and private universities in the United States with respect to applicants who have been home schooled? Leslie F. Barnebey pursued this question in her Ed.D. dissertation ("American University Admission
Requirements for Home Schooled Applicants, in 1984•) which was completed at Brigham Young University in 1986. She also determined whether any of four characteristics (Carnegie type, size, support, or location) of the institutions affected the admission of home schooled applicants and explored the attitude of admission officers toward these applicants.
Brian D. Ray, Volume 3 Number 4, December 1987
Mary Anne Pitman (1986) has written the most sweeping review of the literature on home education to date. Since most home school researchers will already be familiar with many of the works cited in the article, I will briefly summarize the content of the review to indicate the comprehensiveness and scope of
Pitman's review, and then the implications of this article for future home school research will be suggested.
Jane Van Galen, Volume 3 Number 4, December 1987
The purpose of this study was to determine the philosophical purpose, the curricular activities, the methods of evaluation, and the preference for public school services of the home schoolers of Central Kentucky.
Pauletta Offutt Kutter, Volume 3 Number 4, December 1987
The study begins by historically overviewing the development of American education and then listing some of the objections to public education.
By Mathew D. Staver, Volume 3 Number 3, September 1987
Presenting Russell Doll.
RUSSELL DOLL, HSR Volume 3 Number 3, September 1987
Mona Maarse Delahooke (1986) attempted to determine how home schooled and one group (private) of conventionally schooled children compared in terms of social/emotional adjustment and academic achievement.
by Brian Ray, Volume 3 Number 3, September 1987
Presenting Maralee Mayberry.
MARALEE MAYBERRY, HSR Volume 3 Number 2, June 1987
By its very definition, an overview purports to provide a general survey of the topic in hand. As such, Patricia Lines provides a very credible and seemingly objective view of the home schooling movement.
J. Gary Knowles, HSR Volume 3 Number 2, June 1987
The following will touch briefly on some of the factors that have stimulated the growth of home schooling and which will have abearing on its future.
SAM B. PEAVEY, HSR Volume 3 Number 2, June 1987
Van Galen employed the qualitative research techniques of participant observation, open ended interviewing, and document analysis to study her subjects. Her goal was to describe "the norms, values, beliefs and actions of the various actors and groups who are involved in the home-schooling issue".
Brian D. Ray, HSR Volume 3 Number 2, June 1987