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ERIC Number: ED010605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 114
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEARNING CONCEPTS AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT.
TAGATZ, GLENN E.; AND OTHERS
THIS RESEARCH CONCERNING CONCEPTUAL BEHAVIOR INVESTIGATED BOTH THE DEVELOPMENTAL ASPECTS OF CONCEPTUAL BEHAVIOR IN A CONTROLLED LABORATORY SITUATION AND THE RELATIONSHIP OF CONCEPT LEARNING IN THIS LABORATORY SETTING TO ACHIEVEMENT IN CURRICULAR AREAS OF JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL. THE GENERAL PLAN FOR THIS STUDY INVOLVED STRATIFIED RANDOM SELECTION AND ASSIGNMENT OF 120 SUBJECTS INTO FACTORIAL, REPEATED MEASURES DESIGNS AND SUBSEQUENT USE OF THE DATA IN A FACTOR ANALYSIS STUDY. SCORES ON AN INFORMATION PROCESSING TEST, TIME-TO-CRITERION SCORES FOR CONCEPT ATTAINMENT PROBLEMS, AND ACHIEVEMENT TEST SCORES REPRESENTATIVE OF THE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL CURRICULUM WERE GATHERED FOR ANALYSIS. A RELATIONSHIP WAS FOUND BETWEEN MORE TRADITIONAL CONCEPT ATTAINMENT FACTORS AND CURRICULAR FACTORS, RESULTING IN THE CONCLUSION THAT THERE IS A HIGH RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MODEL CONCEPT LEARNING AND THE CURRICULAR FACTORS GENERALLY. FINDINGS FROM THE FACTOR ANALYSIS LED TO THE CONCLUSION THAT SUCCESS IN CONCEPT ATTAINMENT TASKS IS RELATED TO SUCCESS IN CURRICULAR AREAS. (GD)
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Authoring Institution: Indiana State Univ., Terre Haute.
Identifiers: INDIANA; Indiana (Terre Haute)