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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
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Stolberg, Tonie L. – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2008
This paper explores what foundational concepts pre-service primary teachers are employing when they teach religious education. The study measured the attitudes to science and its relationship to religion of 92 pre-service primary teachers. Analysis of extended interviews with eight of the pre-service primary teachers illustrated how specific…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers
Moberg, Eric M. – Online Submission, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to argue for the ongoing use of dialogue as a modern pedagogical and andragogical method. The author reviewed 18 scholarly sources from three education databases in this literature review. The use of dialogue as mode of instruction dates from the Socratic Method of 399 B.C.E. to present uses. The literature reveals…
Descriptors: Student Research, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Distance Education