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ERIC Number: ED002345
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Jun
Pages: 127
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NEW MEDIA STUDIES FOR IMPROVEMENT OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS INSTRUCTION.
TWYFORD, LORAN C., JR.; AND OTHERS
STUDIES ON NINTH GRADE GENERAL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS ARE INCLUDED--(1) "A COMPARISON OF THE RELATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OF FOUR METHODS OF TEACHING NINTH GRADE GENERAL SCIENCE," BY RALPH SMITH AND HILDRETH H. MCASHAN. METHODS EMPLOYED ARE NORMAL INSTRUCTION TEACHER LECTURE, INDEPENDENT DIRECTED STUDY, AND INDEPENDENT DIRECTED STUDY PLUS TEACHER LECTURE. THE THREE EXPERIMENTAL METHODS WERE AS EFFECTIVE AS THE NORMAL METHOD, WITH THE LECTURE METHOD CONSIDERED BEST. (2) "STUDY OF NEW MEDIA SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVING TELEVISED SCIENCE INSTRUCTION," BY CATHERINE M. BAILEY AND HILDRETH H. MCASHAN. DATA REVEALED NO SIGNIFICANT LEARNING INCREASES IN EXPERIMENTAL GROUPS INVOLVING IMPROVED INSTRUCTION, CLOSED CIRCUIT INSTRUCTION PLUS CLASSWORK, AND CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION FOR ENTIRE CLASS PERIODS, (3) "STUDY OF TRANSFERABILITY OF SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT OF SCIENCE INSTRUCTION," BY SHARON W. MILLER AND ROBERT M. BROWN. TEACHER INTERVIEWS REVEALED GENERAL APPROVAL OF THE SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVING INSTRUCTION. (4) "DEVELOPMENT OF A METHOD FOR MEASURING SOURCES OF LEARNING," BY SHARON W. MILLER AND ROBERT M. BROWN. MOST OF THE LEARNING WAS DERIVED FROM THE TEACHER'S PRESENTATION. (5) "METHOD FOR INCREASING LEARNING, UTILIZING LEARNING PROFILE FINDINGS," BY JOHN G. CHURCH, SHARON W. MILLER, AND ROBERT M. BROWN. THE NEW MEDIA ARE MORE USEFUL IN TEACHING A GREATER AMOUNT OF MATERIAL THAN IN TEACHING A SPECIFIED AMOUNT BETTER.
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Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: New York (Albany)