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Evidence-based educational methods

Evidence-Based Educational Methods answers the challenge of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 by promoting evidence-based educational methods designed to improve student learning. Behavioral scientists have been refining these instructional methods for decades before the current call for evidence-based education. Precision Teaching, Direct Instruction, Computerized Teaching, Personalized System of Instruction, and other unique applications of behavior analysis are all informed by the scientific principles of learning, have been tested in the laboratory, and are often shown to have significant success in field applications. This book details each of these approaches to education based on the principles of behavior analysis. Individuals and agencies responsible for instruction that leaves no child behind will find this compendium an important resource for meeting that challenge, and young educators will greatly benefit from this text, as they will see a blueprint of the evidence-based education systems being planned for the future. * The education literature is replete with fly-by-night ideas and unresearched opinions about how to teach children. This book has none of that. The reader is given researched educational methods. In fact, some methods draw on 3 or 4 decades of experimental data. The whole book is cohesive, not just a patchwork of different educators' opinions. All of the chapters are built on basic scientific principles of behavior, and all of the methods can be used with one another * This is a book by scientist-practitioners, but not for scientists only. A parent can read many of these chapters, see the merit in the methods, and convey the need and the process for each of the methods * No book stands alone, but is connected to a greater literature base. The reader is shown where other information can be found about these methods. * The only thing better than scientific data is scientific data supported by consumer testimonial
eBook, English, ©2004
Elsevier Academic Press, San Diego, Calif., ©2004
Internet Resources
1 online resource (xxiv, 382 pages) : illustrations
9781417556021, 9781592784868, 9780080491301, 1417556021, 1592784860, 0080491308
Introduction to evidence-based educational methods. The need for evidence-based educational methods / Daniel J. Moran ; Reviewing the outcomes and principles of effective instruction / Laura D. Fredrick and John H. Hummel ; A real science and technology of education / R. Douglas Greer and Dolleen-Day Keohane
Precision teaching. Precision teaching : foundations and classroom applications / Charles Merbitz [and others] ; Precision teaching : applications in education and beyond / Charles Merbitz [and others]
Direct instruction. Direct instruction : the big ideas / Timothy A. Slocum ; Teacher-made scripted lessons / John H. Hummel, Martha L. Venn, and Philip L. Gunter ; The competent learner model : a merging of applied behavior analysis, direct instruction, and precision teaching / Vicci Tucci, Daniel E. Hursh, and Richard E. Laitinen
Computers and teaching machines. Effective use of computers in instruction / Marcie N. Desrochers and G. David Gentry ; Adaptive computerized educational systems : a case study / Roger D. Ray ; Selected for success : how Headsprout Reading Basics teaches beginning reading / T.V. Joe Layng, Janet S. Twyman, and Greg Stikeleather
Personalized System of Instruction. The Personalized System of Instruction : a flexible and effective approach to mastery learning / Eric J. Fox ; Making the most of PSI with computer technology / Joseph J. Pear, Toby L. Martin
Significant developments in evidence-based education. The Morningside Model of Generative Instruction : an integration of research-based practices / Kent Johnson and Elizabeth M. Street ; Learning efficiency goes to college / Guy S. Bruce ; Teaching the generic skills of language and cognition : contributions from Relational Frame Theory / Yvonne Barnes-Holmes, Dermot Barnes-Holmes, and Carol Murphy ; Key instructional components of effective peer tutoring for tutors, tutees, and peer observers / R. Douglas Greer [and others] ; Training professionals using sequential behavior analysis / Tom Sharpe, Daniel Balderson, and Hosung So ; Grammar and writing skills : applying behavioral analysis / Marilyn B. Gilbert