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Research on Educational Innovations

4th Edition

By Arthur K. Ellis


240 pages

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The fourth edition of this highly praised book includes coverage of evidence-based education and No Child Left Behind. Like the previous editions, it offers authoritative and balanced overviews to help you make distinctions between innovative programs backed up by sound research support and “faddish” ideas which lack a research base.

Table of Contents

-What Research Is of Most Worth?

-Nature of Educational Innovation

-The Structure of Educational Innovation

-“The Research Says…”

-Setting Standards

-Innovations From Brain Research

-Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy

-Thinking Skills Programs

-Direct Instruction


-Mastery Learning

-Curriculum Integration

-Cooperative Learning

-Literacy: Whole Language and Its Discontents




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