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ERIC Number: ED015504
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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LEARNING BY DISCOVERY, A CRITICAL APPRAISAL. RAND MCNALLY EDUCATION SERIES.
KEISLAR, EVAN R.; SHULMAN, LEE S.
THIS VOLUME IS DIVIDED INTO FIVE MAJOR SECTIONS. IN THE FIRST SECTION, HAWKINS STATES THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN THINGS WHICH CAN ONLY BE LEARNED BY DISCOVERY. GLASER IMPLIES THAT WHEN AN OBJECT IS DESCRIBED IN BEHAVIORAL TERMS, THE BEHAVIOR IS TEACHABLE. IN THE SECOND SECTION, WITTROCK REVIEWS THE LITERATURE OF RESEARCH. CRONBACH PRESENTS A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH ON LEARNING BY DISCOVERY AND ON EDUCATION. IN THE THIRD SECTION, BRUNER DESCRIBES THE ACTIVITIES OF CLASSES ENGAGED IN SOME UNIQUE APPROACHES TO THE SOCIAL SCIENCES. DAVIS DISCUSSES THE WAYS IN WHICH LEARNING BY DISCOVERY HAS INFLUENCED THE MADISON PROJECT. A HIERARCHICAL MODEL OF KINDS OF LEARNING IS USED BY GAGNE AS A TOOL FOR ANALYZING THE RELEVANCE OF DISCOVERY IN LEARNING. KAGAN ANALYZES PARAPSYCHOLOGICAL VARIABLES. IN THE FINAL SECTION, KENDLER AND MORRISETT REVIEW AND ANALYZE THE PRECEDING PAPERS. KEISLAR AND SHULMAN PRESENT A RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF THE CONFERENCE AND A PROSPECTUS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH. A COMMON BIBLIOGRAPHY IS APPENDED. THIS BOOK IS THE PROCEEDINGS OF A CONFERENCE ON LEARNING BY DISCOVERY (NEW YORK CITY, JANUARY 28-29, 1965). IT IS AVAILABLE AS 66/19455 FOR $5.00 FROM RAND MCNALLY AND CO., BOX 7600, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60680. (PR)
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