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ERIC Number: ED013227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Pages: 76
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Reference Count: 0
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COMPILATION OF RESEARCH RESULTS IN ELEMENTARY ARITHMETIC SINCE 1900. FINAL REPORT.
SUYDAM, MARILYN N.
RESEARCH RELATED TO THE TEACHING OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS PUBLISHED IN THE UNITED STATES BETWEEN 1900 AND 1965 IS REVIEWED. THE 799 REPORTS INCLUDED IN THE STUDY WERE OBTAINED FROM A REVIEW OF REPORTS IN 50 JOURNALS. REPORTS ARE CATEGORIZED ON THE BASIS OF MATHEMATICAL TOPIC AND TYPE OF STUDY. TOPICS INCLUDED ARE EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES, TOPICAL PLACEMENT, BASIC CONCEPTS AND METHODS OF TEACHING THEM, MATERIALS, INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, EVALUATION, AND LEARNING THEORY. CRITERIA USED IN EVALUATION INCLUDED (1) PRACTICAL AND THEORETICAL SIGNIFICANCE, (2) CLARITY OF THE PROBLEM DEFINITION, (3) APPROPRIATENESS OF THE DESIGN TO THE RESEARCH QUESTION, (4) CONTROL OF VARIABLES, (5) SAMPLE SELECTION TECHNIQUES, (6) VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY OF MEASURING DEVICES, (7) ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES, (8) APPROPRIATENESS OF INTERPRETATIONS AND GENERALIZATIONS, AND (9) ADEQUACY OF THE REPORT. SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON STATISTICAL PROCEDURES, VARIABLES CONTROLLED, SAMPLING PROCEDURE AND POPULATION SIZE, TYPE OF TEST, GRADE LEVEL, AND DURATION IS INCLUDED WHERE APPLICABLE FOR EACH REPORT. CONCLUSIONS WHICH APPEAR TO BE CONSISTENT WITH THE DATA IN EACH STUDY ARE REPORTED. APPENDIXES CONTAIN--(1) LISTS OF REVIEWS, TOPICAL SUMMARIES, AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES OF RESEARCH, (2) FREQUENCY TABLES FOR REPORTS ACCORDING TO JOURNAL SOURCE, MATHEMATICAL TOPIC, AND TIME OF PUBLICATION, (3) DETAILS OF OUTLINES AND DEFINITIONS USED IN CLASSIFYING AND RATING STUDIES, AND (4) A COPY OF THE INSTRUMENT USED IN THE EVALUATION OF RESEARCH STUDIES. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.
Identifiers: Office of Education; PENNSYLVANIA; PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY