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ERIC Number: ED104863
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Feb
Pages: 271
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Teachers Make a Difference.
Good, Thomas L,; And Others
This 10-chapter book discusses the research process and how it can be used to improve educational practice. The assumption is made that schools can and do make a difference in the educational progress of students, and that research data can be used to improve educational practice. Important current educational topics are also presented. These topics are concerned with demonstrating that teachers are a critical factor in the success of any educational practice, and with illustrating the role and integration of research findings in educational practice. Chapters include the following: (a) "Schools, Teachers, and the Effects of Education;" (b) "Schools and the Critics;" (c) "Problems in Previous Research on Teachers and Schools;" (d) "Teachers Can Make a Difference;" (e) "Goals for Education;" (f) "Accountability;" (g) "Criterion-Referenced Testing;" (h) "Individualization and Open Education;" (i) "Measuring Noncognitive Variables;" and (j) "Toward Effectiveness." An extensive bibliography is included. (JS)
Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 383 Madison Avenue, New York 10017 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Books
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