Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)


Educational Leadership


In the last decade, public school systems across the nation have been made accountable for the student academic success (Block, 1977). Due to this public demand for higher student achievement, districts have had to look at their instructional models. What model can meet the needs of all students which the public schools must serve on a daily basis? What model can identify what the learner is to accomplish, present the material, check to be sure that he or she has learned it, and offer more instruction if he or she hasn't?


Presented to the Graduate Faculty University of Nebraska at Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Specialist in Education University of Nebraska at Omaha. Copyright Robert Earle VandenBosch April, 1988