Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
With the criticisms about education that have appeared in recent reports by the National Commission on Education (1983) and Goodlad (1984) there is evidence to indicate clearly that the schools and the things that we do in schools are in need of change. However, almost every major effort to reform American education has met with limited and, at best, only temporary success. Progressive education, programmed instruction, discovery learning, open education, and many other education innovations "lay battered and broken on the battlefield of educational reform" (Renzulli, 1985, p. 5).
Eltiste, Peggy L., "A comparison of the quality of independent studies of students in volved in the gifted education program at selected elementary schools." (1986). Student Work. 2729.