ERIC Number: EJ587458
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Balancing Change and Understanding in Literacy Research through Formative Experiments.
Reinking, David; Watkins, Janet
National Reading Conference Yearbook, v47 p461-71 1998
Discusses formative experiments in literacy research. Outlines six components of a formative experiment. Offers an example of a formative experiment and describes establishing a pedagogical goal, specifying and justifying an intervention, collecting data, adapting the intervention in light of data, unanticipated effects, and changes in the educational environment. Discusses strengths and limitations of formative experiments in literacy research. (SR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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