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ERIC Number: ED010921
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Aug
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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THE EFFECTS OF TYPING INSTRUCTION ON CREATIVITY AND ACHIEVEMENT AMONG THE GIFTED.
KARNES, MERLE B.; AND OTHERS
TWO GROUPS OF 31 OR MORE FOURTH-GRADE CHILDREN, WHO SCORED 115 OR HIGHER ON THE 1960 STANFORD-BINET INTELLIGENCE SCALE, RECEIVED ENRICHMENT IN CREATIVE THINKING AND WRITING. ONE GROUP RECEIVED TYPING INSTRUCTION, PRETESTS ADMINISTERED IN THE FOURTH GRADE AND AGAIN TO THE SAME STUDENTS AT THE SIXTH GRADE INCLUDED THE CALIFORNIA ACHIEVEMENT TESTS (READING AND SPELLING), WORK-STUDY SKILLS TESTS OF THE IOWA EVERY PUPIL TESTS OF BASIC SKILLS, GUILFORD UNUSUAL USES AND CONSEQUENCES TESTS, AND A CREATIVE WRITING TESTS. RESULTS SHOWED THAT THE USE OF TYPING BY ACADEMICALLY TALENTED INTERMEDIATE GRADE CHILDREN WAS NOT HARMFUL TO ACHIEVEMENT IN WORK-STUDY SKILLS, READING, AND SPELLING. THE EXPERIMENTAL GROUP USING TYPEWRITERS SHOWED SIGNIFICANTLY GREATER GAINS IN CREATIVE WRITING AND CREATIVE THINKING THAN DID THE CONTROL GROUP. (JA)
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Authoring Institution: Champaign Community Unit School District 4, IL.
Identifiers: Illinois (Champaign)