Flashcards in Chapter 1 Deck (23):
The study of learning and teaching.
The study of teaching and learning with applications to the instructional process.
Doing things for a purpose; teachers who use intentionality plan their actions based on the outcomes they want to achieve.
The degree to which teachers feel that their own efforts determine the success of their students.
Evaluation of conclusions through logical and systematic examination of the problem, the evidence, and the solution.
Explanation of the relationship between factors, such as the effects of alternative grading systems on student motivation.
A set of principles that explains and relates certain phenomena.
A special program that is the subject of an experiment.
Something that can have more than one value.
Procedure used to test the effect of a treatment.
Selection by chance into different treatment groups; intended to ensure equivalence of the groups.
Experiment in which conditions are highly controlled.
The degree to which an experiment's results can be attributed to the treatment in question rather than other factors.
Randomized Field Experiment
Experiment conducted under realistic conditions in which individuals are assigned by chance to receive different practical treatments or programs.
Group that receives treatment during an experiment.
Group that receives no special treatment during an experiment.
Degree to which results of an experiment can be applied to real-life situations.
Experiment that studies a treatment's effect on one person or one group by contrasting behavior before, during, and after application of the treatment.
Research into the relationships between variables as they naturally occur.
Relationship in which high levels of one variable correspond to low levels of another.
Variables for which there is no relationship between levels of one compared to another.
Research study aimed at identifying and gathering detailed information about a topic of interest.