Effectiveness of Mastery Learning Programs: A Meta-Analysis

  title={Effectiveness of Mastery Learning Programs: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={C. Kulik and J. Kulik and R. Bangert-Drowns},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={265 - 299}
  • C. Kulik, J. Kulik, R. Bangert-Drowns
  • Published 1990
  • Psychology
  • Review of Educational Research
  • A meta-analysis of findings from 108 controlled evaluations showed that mastery learning programs have positive effects on the examination performance of students in colleges, high schools, and the upper grades in elementary schools. The effects appear to be stronger on the weaker students in a class, and they also vary as a function of mastery procedures used, experimental designs of studies, and course content. Mastery programs have positive effects on student attitudes toward course content… CONTINUE READING

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