WWC review of this study

Effects of a generative instructional design strategy on learning mathematics and on attitudes towards achievement.

Baker, J. J. (1997). Dissertation Abstracts International, 58 (7), 2573A. (UMI No. 9800955)

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
     examining 
    70
     Students
    , grade
    8
No statistically significant positive
findings
Meets WWC standards without reservations

Reviewed: March 2007

Mathematics achievement outcomes—Substantively important negative effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
index

Objectives by Strand

Transition Mathematics vs. The Expert Mathematician, V3.0

Posttest

Grade 8;
70 students

40.8

45.1

No

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Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


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No statistically significant positive
findings
Meets WWC standards without reservations

Reviewed: October 2006

Mathematics achievement outcomes—Substantively important positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
index

Objectives by Strand

The Expert Mathematician vs. Transition Mathematics

Posttest

Grade 8;
70 students

45.1

40.8

No

 
 
14

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Female: 54%
    Male: 46%
  • Race
    White
    97%

  • Suburban
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