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ERIC Number: EJ747971
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 23
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0192-6365
Effects of Learning-Style-Based Homework Prescriptions on the Achievement and Attitudes of Middle School Students
Minotti, Jennifer Lauria
NASSP Bulletin, v89 n642 p67-89 2005
This research was designed to examine the effects of the use of individualized, learning-style based homework prescriptions on the achievement and attitudes of middle level students. Sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students from an urban, parochial school in New York City were provided either learning-style-based homework prescriptions or guidelines for traditional study strategies. Each group demonstrated increased levels of achievement in reading, mathematics, science, and social studies and higher attitude-test scores after treatment. However, the students in the experimental group who used individualized learning-style-based homework prescriptions clearly showed larger gains.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 6; Grade 7; Grade 8; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New York