NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED003176
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964-Feb-29
Pages: 372
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
THE DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF A CURRICULUM FOR EDUCABLE MENTAL RETARDATES UTILIZING SELF-INSTRUCTOR DEVICES OR TEACHING MACHINES.
BLACKMAN, LEONARD S.; AND OTHERS
AN EVALUATION OF SELF-INSTRUCTIONAL DEVICES IN THE CLASSROOM AND THE RELATED PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH WERE PRESENTED. PART 1 COVERED PHASES OF MACHINE AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, A REVIEW OF RELEVANT LITERATURE, AND THE MAJOR EXPERIMENT. EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED 14-YEAR-OLDS WERE SELECTED AND DIVIDED INTO TWO GROUPS. THE EXPERIMENTAL GROUP CONSISTED OF 19 PERSONS AND THE CONTROL GROUP, 17 PERSONS. BOTH GROUPS WERE PRE- AND POST-TESTED AT THE BEGINNING AND END OF THE YEAR. THE EXPERIMENTAL GROUP RECEIVED PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION AND THE CONTROL GROUP WAS TAUGHT CONVENTIONALLY. AN ANALYSIS OF THE DATA COLLECTED SHOWED NEGATIVE RESULTS IN THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MACHINE INSTRUCTION SKILL DEVELOPMENT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF ONE ARITHMETIC MEASURE. FURTHER RESEARCH WAS ENCOURAGED TO STUDY THE PSYCHOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF SCHOOL TASKS. PART 2 INCLUDED THEORETICAL STATEMENTS AND LITERATURE SURVEYS. (RS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Edward R. Johnstone Training and Research Center, Bordentown, NJ.
Identifiers: NEW JERSEY; New Jersey (Bordentown)