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ERIC Number: ED018833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 1
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TEACHING CHILDREN TO DISCOVER--A PROBLEM OF GOAL DEFINITION.
KEISLAR, EVAN R.
BECAUSE OF THE EVER INCREASING EXPANSION OF KNOWLEDGE AND CULTURAL CHANGES, TEACHING CHILDREN TO DISCOVER (DEFINED HERE AS THE ACQUISITION OF AN ABILITY TO FORMULATE AND SOLVE PROBLEMS) SHOULD BE GIVEN CONSIDERABLE SIGNIFICANCE AS AN EDUCATIONAL GOAL. THE PURPOSE OF THIS REPORT IS (1) TO CLARIFY CERTAIN ASPECTS OF TEACHING CHILDREN TO DISCOVER, AND (2) TO OFFER DIRECTIONS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROBLEM-SOLVING TESTS. THE MATERIAL IS DIVIDED AS FOLLOWS--(1) A DEFINITION OF "PROBLEM SOLVING," (2) DIFFERENCES IN SCHOOL PROBLEM-SOLVING EVENTS, (3) THE VALUE OF PROBLEM-SOLVING, (4) DIFFERENT WAYS TO PREPARE CHILDREN FOR DISCOVERING, (5) PROBLEM-SOLVING TESTS, (6) A DEFINITION OF CLASSES OF PROBLEMS, (7) THE ROLE OF INTELLIGENCE AND APTITUDE TESTS, (8) PROBLEM-SOLVING STRATEGIES, (9) PROBLEM-SOLVING GOALS IN TERMS OF PERSONALITY, AND (L0) PROBLEM-SOLVING AND TRANSFER. COPIES OF THIS DOCUMENT ARE AVAILABLE FROM SOUTHWEST REGIONAL LABORATOR FOR EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT, 11300 LA CIENEGA BOULEVARD, INGLEWOOD, CALIFORNIA 90304. (RD)
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Authoring Institution: Southwest Regional Educational Lab., Inglewood, CA.
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