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Karich, Abbey C.; Burns, Matthew K.; Maki, Kathrin E. – Review of Educational Research, 2014
Giving a student control over their learning has theoretical and intuitive appeal, but its effects are neither powerful nor consistent in the empirical literature base. This meta-analysis updated previous meta-analytic research by Niemiec, Sikorski, and Walberg by studying the overall effectiveness of providing learner control within educational…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Student Participation
Proffitt, Maris M. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1938
Industrial arts is a phase of general education that concerns itself with the materials, processes, and products of manufacture, and with the contribution of those engaged in industry. The learnings come through the pupil's experiences with tools and materials, and through his study of resultant conditions of life. It is a curriculum area rather…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Industrial Arts, Educational Practices