Issues in Education
Do rewards and punishments facilitate learning? Does merit pay for teachers improve their students’ performance? Does homework have a positive impact on achievement? Whether you are a teacher, administrator, parent, student or just interested in educational issues, you have probably pondered some of these important questions. This book utilizes a variety of video, audio, and interactive features, along with the author’s commentary, to tackle these questions and separate truth from myth.
This thought provoking book blends academic research and teaching practices in a conversational narrative that brings some clarity to topics that are commonly blurred by heated debates.
Durr, Tony, "Issues in Education" (2016). Teaching, Learning and Leadership Faculty Publications. 12.