ISU PSY 231 - Public Policy Continued (2 pages)

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A discussion of public policy and how it effects our everyday lives and why knowing research is important to understand public policy.


Lecture number:
25
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Psy 231 - Research Methods in Psychology
Edition:
1
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PSY 231 1st Edition Lecture 25 Outline of Last Lecture I How is Public Policy Made II Research Influence III Other Influences Outline of Current Lecture II Public Policy III RCT Project Follow Through 1970s IV Direct Institution and Public Policies V Be the One Person Who Current Lecture Public Policy There is harm in false beliefs decision makers do not always make smart decisions US reading 70 of 8th graders cannot read at an 8th grade level 40 of 4th graders are functionally illiterate RCT Project Follow Through 1970s IV 8 experimental learn to read curricula each in 100 schools nationwide DV standardized test results Direct Instruction worked structed curriculum phonemic awareness noticing sounds phonics how letters sound fluency lots of practice lots of feedback Direct Instruction and Public Policies Teacher unions objected to direct instruction DI Report not released by congress Today DI is in less than 60 of 15 000 school districts What didn t work Whole Language opposite of DI it was the worst option out of Project Follow through but it is one of the most popular methods used to teach reading Be the One Person Who Recognizes the importance of research informed policy self educates on important science topics


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