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ERIC Number: ED231794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-May
Pages: 36
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Reference Count: 0
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Component Building: A Strategy for Research-Based Instructional Improvement. Report Number 337.
Slavin, Robert E.
Component-building research on practical issues of instructional design can make a substantial contribution to research-based school improvement. Component-building research consists of rigorous within-school experiments that test various components of instruction for effects on student achievement. Research would address practical issues that teachers and principals face each year--for example, should homework be given every day, should films be used more or less often, should a school use a reward-for-effort or continuous progress grading system, should students be regrouped for mathematics instruction, and so on. A large number of such rigorous studies conducted by teachers, principals, and researchers could produce a science of instructional design. Complete programs of effective instruction could be developed by combining components that are proved to increase student achievement. (Author/JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD. Center for Social Organization of Schools.
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