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ERIC Number: ED003404
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 17
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RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON LEARNING AND THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY, JUNE 22-JULY 31, 1964.
ATKINSON, RICHARD C.; CRONBACH, LEE J.
FROM AMONG APPROXIMATELY 175 APPLICANTS, 40 PERSONS WERE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS CURRENT RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL LEARNING, INCLUDING BOTH CLASSROOM AND LABORATORY STUDIES. THE CONFERENCE WAS ORGANIZED INTO FOUR GROUPS--(1) IN GROUP A, THE EMPHASIS WAS ON LEARNING, INSTRUCTION, AND PUPIL CHARACTERISTICS, WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO THE LANGUAGE ARTS, (2) IN GROUP B, THE BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS OF CONCEPT FORMATION AND TRANSFER WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION AND COMPUTERS IN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH WERE STRESSED, (3) IN GROUP C, THE FOCUS WAS ON SOCIOCULTURAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL DETERMINANTS OF STUDENT MOTIVATION, (4) IN GROUP D, THE MOTIVATIONAL DETERMINANTS OF ACHIEVEMENT-ORIENTED BEHAVIOR WERE HIGHLIGHTED. PARTICIPANTS WERE SPECIALISTS IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, OR SOCIOLOGY, PLUS A FEW FROM OTHER FIELDS. THE REPORT PRESENTS THE SELECTION OF PARTICIPANT PROCEDURES, PRECONFERENCE AND CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES, A LOG OF CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES, AND A LIST OF PARTICIPANTS. (JC)
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Authoring Institution: Stanford Univ., CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Stanford)