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ERIC Number: ED002258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Apr
Pages: 65
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A HANDBOOK OF PROGRAMED LEARNING INFORMATION.
RYAN, WILLIAM F.
A HANDBOOK TO GUIDE AND DIRECT EDUCATORS IN NEW YORK STATE IN UNDERSTANDING, SELECTING, UTILIZING, AND EVALUATING TEACHING MACHINES AND PROGRAMED LEARNING MATERIALS IS PRESENTED. PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION IS DEFINED AS THE UTILIZATION OF PROGRAMED MATERIALS IN ACHIEVING EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES. TEACHING MACHINES ARE DEFINED AS DEVICES THAT HOUSE, DISPLAY, AND PRESENT INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS. A SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY IS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SEVERAL TEXTS, RESEARCH MATERIALS, AND PROGRAMING LITERATURE AVAILABLE. FILMS, FILMSTRIPS, AND RESEARCH AND REVIEW JOURNALS ARE INCLUDED. THE ADMINISTRATION SHOULD GUIDE AND UNIFY THE EFFORTS OF AN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM IN ACHIEVING EFFECTIVE USE OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION. THE ENTIRE SPECTRUM, FROM SELECTION OF MATERIALS THROUGH FINAL EVALUATION, RESTS IN THE DECISIONS, ASSISTANCE, AND GUIDANCE PROVIDED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR. THE GENERAL STEPS TO BE TAKEN IN THE INTRODUCTION OF PROGRAMING INTO A SCHOOL DISTRICT INCLUDE--READING AS MUCH AVAILABLE LITERATURE AS POSSIBLE, UTILIZING QUALIFIED CONSULTANTS, VISITING EDUCATIONAL SITUATIONS WHERE PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION IS IN USE, AND ALLOWING TRAINED PERSONNEL TO EXPERIMENT, INVESTIGATE, AND USE PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE DISTRICT. TEACHING MACHINES AND PROGRAMED TEXTS ARE DISCUSSED AS TO CHARACTERISTICS, EDUCATIONAL STANDARDS, PROGRAM AND FRAME EVALUATION, TECHNICAL STANDARDS, AND TESTING. IN THE UTILIZATION OF TEACHING MACHINES IN THE CLASSROOM, THE TEACHER SHOULD GIVE ATTENTION TO PREPARATORY STEPS, PRINCIPLES OF USE, AND FOLLOWUP ACTIVITIES. THE GLOSSARY IS COMPOSED OF TERMS USED IN THE FIELD OF PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION AND TEACHING MACHINES. A DIRECTORY OF PUBLISHERS AND MANUFACTURERS AND AN INTERIM REPORT ON PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION AND TEACHING MACHINES ARE INCLUDED.
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York (Albany)