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ERIC Number: ED001379
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Mar-8
Pages: 36
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TEACHING MACHINES AND PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION.
JOHNSON, HERBERT; AND OTHERS
THE TEACHING MACHINE AND PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION ARE EXPLAINED ANALYTICALLY IN TERMS OF LABORATORY PROCEDURES. AN EXPLANATION IS GIVEN OF THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE STUDENT. TEACHING MACHINES ALLEVIATE SOME PROBLEMS OF STUDENT-TEACHER RELATIONSHIPS, SUCH AS APATHY, STUBBORNNESS, AND RESENTMENT. HIGHER LEVELS OF CONCENTRATION ARE MAINTAINED. SOME LIMITATIONS OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION INCLUDES DANGER OF COMMERCIALIZATION AND INFLEXIBILITY. THE PROGRAM ENGLISH 2600 WAS USED WITH THE TEACHING MACHINE IN A NEW YORK SCHOOL. THE ADVANTAGES OF ENGLISH 2600 SUCH AS PRESENTATION OF GOOD ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND PINPOINTING OF ERRORS, ARE NOTED. PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS AND EXAMPLES ARE GIVEN TO MAKE MACHINE USAGE MORE SIMPLE.
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Authoring Institution: Metropolitan School Study Council, New York, NY.
Identifiers: NEW YORK; New York (New York)