Visible Learning: A synthesis of over 800 meta-analyses relating to achievement / Edition 1

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Overview

This unique and ground-breaking book is the result of 15 years' research and synthesises over 800 meta-analyses relating to the influences on achievement in school-aged students. It builds a story about the power of teachers and of feedback, and constructs a model of learning and understanding.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415476171
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/14/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 1,474,356
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

John Hattie has spent the bulk of his educational career as a teacher – in a primary, high and mostly in universities. He still works as a cricket coach, loves supervising thesis students and is proud of his cricket team’s performance and the 177 successful completions so far.

His career has been in 10-year stints. After 10 years in degree work in NZ and Toronto, he spent 10 years in New England, 10 years in Western Australia, slightly less than 10 years in North Carolina, 10 years in Auckland, and so far 1 year into his decade (perhaps) in Melbourne. Indeed he is a mover.

John learnt early that the key words in academia were “Publish or perish” although too often he prefers to mishear this as “Publish or Paris”. So 14 books, 400 papers, 400 conferences, and 1400 grocery lists later he still scribes away.

He is President of the International Test Commission, associate editor of the British Journal of Educational Psychology, on 20 editorial boards, advisor to Ministers of various persuasions, indeed will talk to anyone. This reflects his inordinate compulsivity.

He has been awarded a Gold Medal from Australian Principals, has won awards for leadership, teaching, supervision, and reviewing, awards for contribution to cricket and schools, awards for innovation in technology and public service, and Order of Merit from NZ in the Queens Birthday honours, and most important “best Dad from his three boys and dogs” and still working on earning “best husband award” from Janet. John’s complete 69 page vita, in single space and 10 point font, can be requested. It is really dull reading.

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Table of Contents

List of tables vi

List of figures vii

Preface viii

Acknowledgments x

1 The challenge 1

2 The nature of the evidence: a synthesis of meta-analyses 7

3 The argument: visible teaching and visible learning 22

4 The contributions from the student 39

5 The contributions from the home 61

6 The contributions from the school 72

7 The contributions from the teacher 108

8 The contributions from the curricula 129

9 The contributions from teaching approaches-part I 161

10 The contributions from teaching approaches-part II 200

11 Bringing it all together 237

Appendix A The meta-analyses by topic 263

Appendix B The meta-analyses by rank order 297

Bibliography 301

Index 375

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  • Posted October 3, 2011

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    Worth every cent!

    A book that encompasses studies in student achievement en masse. Allows you to review and reflect on a wide range of researched basef strategies and how they match up against each other. For teachers and administration

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