Linda L. Hestenes

**EDUCATION: 1994 Purdue University (Child Development and Family Studies), Ph.D.--1991 Purdue University (Child Development and Family Studies), M.S.--1988 University of California at Santa Barbara (Developmental Psychology), BA

There are 11 included publications by Linda L. Hestenes :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Classroom Emotional Support Predicts Differences in Preschool Children's Cortisol and Alpha-amylase Levels 2012 1649 Accumulating evidence suggests children enrolled in full-time child care often display afternoon elevations of the hormone cortisol, which is an indicator of stress. Recent advances in immunoassays allow for measurement of activity in the hypothalami...
Education Level and Stability As It Relates to Early Childhood Classroom Quality: A Survey of Early Childhood Program Directors and Teachers 2008 1856 The field of early care and education is continually seeking to determine factors that contribute to the overall quality of the education for young children. Individual characteristics of teachers, including education level, have been associated with...
Measurement of quality in preschool child care classrooms: An exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the early childhood environment rating scale-revised 2005 3452 The purpose of the current study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R) with a large sample (1313 classrooms). We explored both the seven subscales and the possibility of fewer dis...
A Microanalysis of Teachers' Verbalizations in Inclusive Classrooms 2004 1080 The present study examined the verbalizations of 16 teachers from inclusive preschool classrooms. Two hours of audiotaped verbalizations for each teacher were analyzed for one-on-one interactions between teachers and children and also for interaction...
Quality in Inclusive and Noninclusive Infant and Toddler Classrooms 2007 2440 The quality of care in infant and toddler classrooms as compared across inclusive (n=64) and noninclusive classrooms (n=400). Quality was measured using the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ITERS-R). An exploratory and confirmatory fa...
Quality in Inclusive Preschool Classrooms 2008 578 Research Findings: Quality of care for preschool children in inclusive and noninclusive classrooms was examined in two studies. In Study 1, comparisons across a large sample of classrooms (N = 1, 313) showed that inclusive classrooms were higher than...
Revisiting the Two Faces of Child Care Quality: Structure and Process 2005 1393 While child care quality has been examined in numerous studies, the definition of quality and specifically, the concepts of structural and process quality, have not been adequately explored. In this qualitative analysis of the constructs of process a...
Revisiting the Two Faces of Child Care Quality: Structure and Process 2005 1393 While child care quality has been examined in numerous studies, the definition of quality and specifically, the concepts of structural and process quality, have not been adequately explored. In this qualitative analysis of the constructs of process a...
Teacher Ethnicity and Variation in Context: The Implications for Classroom Quality 2009 866 Research Findings: The current study examined the differences in global quality between classrooms with African American teachers and European American teachers. The study included 1,687 classrooms (802 with African American teachers and 885 with Eur...
Teacher Structure and Child Care Quality in Preschool Classrooms 2004 4151 The present study examined the relationships between teacher structure, teacher behaviors, and child care quality. Participants included 72 female teachers from 44 preschool classrooms. Both a global measure of quality and a measure of teacher-child ...
Team Teaching in an Early Childhood Interdisciplinary Program: A Decade of Lessons Learned 2009 3297 Preparing students in the early childhood field to work with children both with and without disabilities and to collaborate with different professionals is an important endeavor for colleges and universities. The purpose of this paper is to articulat...