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Title Contemporary special education research : syntheses of the knowledge base on critical instructional issues / edited by Russell Gersten, Ellen P. Schiller, and Sharon Vaughn
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 302 pages)
Series LEA series on special education and disability
LEA series on special education and disability.
Contents 1. What instruction works for students with learning disabilities? Summarizing the results from a meta-anaylsis of intervention studies / H. Lee Swanson -- 2. The professional knowledge base on instructional practices that support cognitive growth for English-language learners / Russell Gersten and Scott Baker -- 3. Reading differences between low-achieving students with and without learning disabilities : a meta-analysis / Doug Fuchs. [et al.] -- 4. How reading outcomes of students with disabilities are related to instructional grouping formats : a meta-analytic review / Batya Elbaum. [et al.] -- 5. A meta-analysis of positive behavior support / Janet G. Marquis. [et al.] -- 6. Technology, literacy, and disabilities : a review of the research / Cynthia M. Okolo. [et al.] -- 7. Research syntheses : implications for research and practice / Ellen P. Schiller and David B. Malouf -- 8. The methodology of meta-analysis / Harris Cooper, Jeffery C. Valentine, and Kelly Charlton -- 9. Policy decisions in special education : the role of meta-analysis / Kenneth A. Kavale and Steven R. Forness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Meta-analysis
People with disabilities -- Education -- Research -- United States -- Methodology
Special education -- Research -- United States -- Methodology
People with disabilities -- Education -- Research -- Methodology.
Special education -- Research -- Methodology.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Gersten, Russell Monroe, 1947-
Schiller, Ellen P.
Vaughn, Sharon, 1952-
ISBN 1135680582