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Know Thy Impact: Visible Learning in Theory and Practice

Know Thy Impact: Visible Learning in Theory and Practice is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge. To celebrate the launch of the latest Visible Learning book, Visible Learning: Feedback, by John Hattie and Shirley Clarke, this FreeBook contains some highlights of John's previous work and a new original introduction by the man himself!

Know Thy Impact: Visible Learning in Theory and Practice FreeBook

Whether you’ve never heard of John Hattie and Visible Learning or you’ve read everything he’s ever written, odds are you will benefit from learning about or refreshing your knowledge of the Visible Learning concept.

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We are pleased to present this carefully curated selection of chapters from John Hattie’s Visible Learning books. The theme of this FreeBook is “Know Thy Impact” which is the concept of understanding and evaluating the effect teachers have on their students.

Visible Learning Books

  • Visible Learning: Feedback

    1st Edition

    By John Hattie, Shirley Clarke

    Feedback is arguably the most critical and powerful aspect of teaching and learning. Yet, there remains a paradox: why is feedback so powerful and why is it so variable? It is this paradox which Visible Learning: Feedback aims to unravel and resolve. Combining research excellence, theory and vast…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22

  • 10 Mindframes for Visible Learning

    Teaching for Success, 1st Edition

    By John Hattie, Klaus Zierer

    The original Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influencers of student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role. In Ten Mindframes for Visible Learning, John Hattie and Klaus Zierer define the ten behaviors or mindframes that teachers need…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12

  • Visible Learning into Action

    International Case Studies of Impact, 1st Edition

    By John Hattie, Deb Masters, Kate Birch

    Recently at the Visible Learning Conference, Professor John Hattie stood up in his opening address and said, "I’m looking at you all and thinking ‘What if I got this wrong?’" I feel the same way when educators ask to visit and I always end up in the same place – that Keilor Views is a living,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22

  • Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn

    1st Edition

    By John Hattie, Gregory C. R. Yates

    On publication in 2009 John Hattie’s Visible Learning presented the biggest ever collection of research into what actually work in schools to improve children’s learning. Not what was fashionable, not what political and educational vested interests wanted to champion, but what actually produced the…

    Paperback – 2013-09-27

  • International Guide to Student Achievement

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Hattie, Eric M. Anderman

    The International Guide to Student Achievement brings together and critically examines the major influences shaping student achievement today. There are many, often competing, claims about how to enhance student achievement, raising the questions of "What works?" and "What works best?"…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
    Educational Psychology Handbook

  • Visible Learning for Teachers

    Maximizing Impact on Learning, 1st Edition

    By John Hattie

    In November 2008, John Hattie’s ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more than fifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning.…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13

  • Visible Learning

    A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement, 1st Edition

    By John Hattie

    This unique and ground-breaking book is the result of 15 years research and synthesises over 800 meta-analyses on the influences on achievement in school-aged students. It builds a story about the power of teachers, feedback, and a model of learning and understanding. The research involves many…

    Paperback – 2008-11-18

John Hattie

John Hattie is Professor and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia and chair of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership. He is the author of Visible Learning, Visible Learning for Teachers, and Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn, and co-editor of the International Guide to Student Achievement.

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