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ERIC Number: ED013372
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug-31
Pages: 260
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Reference Count: 0
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EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS OF MANAGEMENT GAMES. FINAL REPORT.
STROTHER, G.B.; AND OTHERS
THE USES OF MANAGEMENT GAMES FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES WERE STUDIED, AND THE METHODS USED AND RESULTS OBTAINED WERE PRESENTED. SEVERAL INVESTIGATIONS WERE UNDERTAKEN AND RESULTS REPORTED--(1) A QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY AND PERSONAL INTERVIEWS INDICATED THAT MANAGEMENT GAMES WERE GENERALLY USED TO SYNTHESIZE THE STUDENT'S PREVIOUSLY ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, (2) AN ATTITUDE TEST AND A FACT AND CONCEPT TEST WERE ADMINISTERED BEFORE AND AFTER THE MANAGEMENT GAMES WERE PLAYED, AND THE RESULTS FAILED TO SHOW ANY STATISTICALLY SIGNIFICANT BENEFITS FROM THE GAME EXPERIENCE AT EITHER THE UNDERGRADUATE OR GRADUATE LEVEL, AND (3) OBSERVATIONS OF THE SUBJECT'S BEHAVIOR IN MANAGEMENT GAME SITUATIONS INDICATED TO THE AUTHOR THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS TO THE STUDENT'S ABILITY TO LEARN FROM THE GAME. THE REPORT ALSO CONTAINS A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF A SIMPLE MANAGEMENT GAME INCLUDING STRUCTURAL EQUATIONS COMPUTING PROCEDURE. (LB)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
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