The research base for Direct Instruction is broad, spanning over 40 years. The National Institute for Direct Instruction maintains an Office of Research and Evaluation that compiles, expands and analyzes research on DI. Find research-related documents in this section, including NIFDI Technical Reports, the DI Bibliography, white papers and more.
NIFDI bibliographies and abstracts of the literature examine the use of DI with students of different ages and demographic characteristics, the results of specific research projects, and summaries of the research literature.
Each of the reports featured here are prepared and published by NIFDI's Research Department. Questions about the reports should be directed to .