D. Selected References for the ITERS/ITERS-R

The following references are example publications that have used the ITERS/ITERS-R.

Beller, K., Stahnke, M., Butz, P., Stahl, W., & Wessels, H. (1996). Two measures of the quality of group care for infants and toddlers. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 11(2), 151-167.

Broughton, M.L. (1999). Infant caregiver background characteristics and childcare center quality related to literacy beliefs and practices. Dissertation Abstracts International, 60(12A), 4311.

Burchinal, M. R., Cryer, D., Clifford, R. M., & Howes, C. (1999). Caregiver training and classroom quality in child care centers. Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (unpublished manuscript).

Burchinal, M. R., Nabors, L., Bryant, D., & Roberts, J. (1996). Quality of center infant care and infant cognitive, language and social development.  Child Development, 67, 606-620.

Burchinal, M. R., Roberts, J. E., Riggins, R., Zeisel, S. A., Neebe, E., & Bryant, D. (2000). Relating quality of center-based child care to early cognitive and language development longitudinally. Child Development, 71(2), 339-357.

Buysse, V., Wesley, P. W., Bryant, D., & Gardner, D. (1999). Quality of early childhood programs in inclusive and noninclusive settings. Exceptional Children, 65, 301-314.

Cassidy, D. J., Buell, M., Pugh-Hoese, S., & Russell, S. (1995).  The effect of education on child care teachers’ beliefs and classroom quality:  Year one evaluation of the TEACH early childhood associate degree scholarship program. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 10(2), 171-183.

Clifford, R. M., Russell, S., Fleming, J., Peisner, E. S., Harms, T., & Cryer, D. (1989). Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale:  Reliability and validity study-Final Report. Chapel Hill, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Cost, Quality, & Child Outcomes Study Team. (1995). Cost, quality and child outcomes in child care centers: Executive summary. Denver, CO: Economics Department, University of Colorado at Denver.

Cost, Quality, & Child Outcomes Study Team. (1995). Cost, quality and child outcomes in child care centers: Key findings and recommendations. Young Children, 50(4), 40-44.

Cost, Quality, & Child Outcomes Study Team. (1995). Cost, quality and child outcomes in child care centers: Public report. Economics Department, University of Colorado at Denver.

Cryer, D. (1999). Defining and assessing early childhood program quality. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 563.

Cryer, D., & Burchinal M. R. (1997). Parents as child care consumers. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 12, 35-58.

Cryer, D., Clifford, R. M., & Harms, T. (1988). Day care center compliance and evaluation project: Final report. Chapel Hill, NC: Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Darkes, L., Cryer, D., Bailey, D., & Selz, L. (1999). Defining and measuring quality in early intervention programs for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families: Challenges and unresolved issues. Early Education and Development, 10(1).

de Oliveira, M.A., Campos-de-Carvalho, M. (2000). Use of the infant/toddler environment rating scale – ITERS in Brazilian day care centers. International Journal of Psychology, 35(3-4), 83-83.

Division for Early Childhood Task Force on Recommended Practices. (1993). DEC recommended practices: Indicators of quality in programs for infants and young children with special needs and their families. ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. 370 253.

Harms, T. (1994). Humanizing Infant Environments for Group Care. Children’s Environments, 11(2), 155-167.

Harms, T. (1992). Designing settings to support high quality care. in B. Spodek, & O. Saracho (Eds), Yearbook of Early Childhood Education, Issues in Child Care (Vol. 3  pp. 169-186). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Harms, T., & Clifford, R. M. (1993). Studying educational settings. in B. Spodek (Ed), Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children (pp. 477-492). New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Company.

Harms, T., & Cryer, D. (1991). Video guide and training workbook for the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Harms, T., Cryer, D., & Clifford, R. M. (1990). Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Helburn, S. (1995). Cost, quality and child outcomes in child care centers. Technical report. Denver, CO: Department of Economics, Center for Research and Social Policy, University of Colorado at Denver.

Helburn, S., & Howes, C. (1996). Child care cost and quality. The Future of Children:  Financing Child Care, 6(2), 62-82.

Helburn, S. W., Culkin, M. L., Morris, J. R., & Clifford, R. M. (1995). The Cost, Quality, and Child Outcomes Study Theoretical Structure. in S. W. Helburn (Ed), Cost, Quality and Child Outcomes in Child Care Centers, Technical Report. Denver, CO: Economics Department, University of Colorado at Denver.

Howes, C., Phillips, D. A., & Whitebook, M. (1992). Thresholds of quality:  Implications for the social development of children in center-based child care. Child Development, 63, 449-460.

Kotch, J., Loda, F., Harms, T., Clifford, R. M., & McMurray, M. (1993). Parents’ reports of home and out-of-home injuries among children attending child care centers. Early Child Development and Care, 96, 183-193.

Kotch, J. B. (1990). Reduction in transmission of disease in child care settings. Final report. Chapel Hill, NC: Department of Maternal and Child Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Kotch, J. B., Weigle, K. A., Weber, D. J., Clifford, R. M., Harms, T. O., Loda, F. A., Gallagher, Jr. P. N., Edwards, R. W., LaBorde, D., McMurray, M.P., Rolandelli, P. S., & Faircloth, A. H. (1994).  Evaluation of hygienic intervention in child day-care centers. Pediatrics, 94(6), 991-994.

Moore, G. T. (1994). The evaluation of child care centers and the “Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale:” An environmental critique. Milwaukee, WI: School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1996). Characteristics of infant child care: Factors contributing to positive caregiving.  Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 11(3), 269-306.

NICHD Early Child Care Research Network. (1997). Child care in the first year of life. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 43(3), 340-360.

Petrogiannis, K., & Melhuish, E. (1996). Aspects of quality in Greek day care centres. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 11(2), 177-191.

Phillipsen, L. C., Burchinal, M. R., Howes, C., & Cryer, D. (1997). The prediction of process quality from structural features of child care. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 12(3), 281-303.

Ridley, S. M., McWilliam, R. A., & Oates, C. S. (in press). Group engagement as an indicator of child care program quality. Early Education and Development.

Roberts, J. E., Burchinal, M. R., Medley, L. P., Zeisel, S. A., Mundy, M., Roush, J. H. S., Bryant, D., & Henderson, F. W. (1995). Otitis media, hearing sensitivity, and maternal responsiveness in relation to language during infancy. Journal of Pediatrics, 126(3), 481-489.

Roberts, J. E., Burchinal, M. R., Zeisel, S. A., Neebe, E. C., Hooper, S. R., Roush, J. B. D., Mundy, M., & Henderson, F. W. (1998). Otitis media, the caregiving environment, and language and cognitive outcomes at two years. Pediatrics, 102(2), 346-354.

Scarr, S., Eisenberg, M., & Deater-Deckard, K. (1994). Measurement of quality in child care centers. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 9, 131-151.

Tietze, W., & Cryer, D. (1999). Current trends in European early child care and education. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 563.

Van-Ijzendoorn, M. H., Tavecchio, L. W. C., Stams, G. J. J. M., Werhoeven, M. J. E., & Reiling, E. J. (1998). Quality of center day care and attunement between parents and care givers:  Center day care in cross-national perspective.  Journal of Genetic Psychology , 159(4), 437-454.

Whitebook, M., Howes, C., & Phillips, D. (1989). Who cares?  Child care teachers and the quality of care in America:  Final report, National child care staffing study. Oakland, CA: Child Care Employee Project.