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ERIC Number: ED001221
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Apr
Pages: 38
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THE RELATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF IMMEDIATE AND DELAYED REINFORCEMENT ON LEARNING ACADEMIC MATERIAL.
CRAWFORD, JACK J.; STURGES, PERSIST
THE EXPERIMENTATION EXPLORES THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN IMMEDIATE AND DELAYED REINFORCEMENT. IT IS STATED THAT THE RELATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF EITHER REINFORCEMENT DEPENDS ON THE TYPE OF RESPONSE LEARNED AND THE FUNCTION OF THE REINFORCEMENT. THESE EXPERIMENTS EXPLORE THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THE TIME INTERVAL SEPARATING RESPONSE AND REINFORCEMENT, THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF LEARNING MATERIAL, AND THE DIFFERENT REINFORCEMENT FUNCTIONS. THE FOUR EXPERIMENTS USED ARE (1) FACTUAL MATERIAL, (2) NONSENSE MATERIAL, (3) MATERIAL REQUIRING INDUCTIVE GENERALIZATION WITH REINFORCEMENT IN THE FORM OF THE CORRECT ANSWER, (4) MATERIAL REQUIRING INDUCTIVE GENERALIZATION WITH REINFORCEMENT IN THE FORM OF A CUE DIRECTING THE SUBJECT TO THE CORRECT ANSWER. THE SUBJECTS USED ARE UNDERGRADUATE PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS.
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Authoring Institution: Central Washington State Coll., Ellensburg.; Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia.
Identifiers: WASHINGTON; Washington (Ellensburg)