ERIC Number: ED022066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Research and Development: Advances in Education.
Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
This document presents vignettes illustrating improvements in learning resulting from educational innovations developed through research sponsored by the Cooperative Research Act of 1954, the National Defense Education Act of 1958, the Vocational Education Act of 1963, the Higher Education Act of 1965, and the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. Innovations described include a tape recorder technique for developing socially acceptable language in children, Individually -rescribed Instruction (IPI), a soap opera format for televised adult education programs, a new method for teaching history, physics classes designed to attract liberal arts students, a "New English" which uses inductive teaching to develop critical readers, microteaching, an early childhood education reading program, simulation and other techniques for teaching social studies, Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI), a reading-language program for teaching English to Spanish-speaking children, a technique for learning mathematics by doing it, a program which teaches mothers how to work with their children, tests for matching a student's traits with those of a college, experimental vocational education programs for high school dropouts, simulation training for school principals, "Gateway English" for urban disadvantaged children, foreign language tests to facilitate language teacher placement, a computerized manikin used to train anesthesiologists, and a special method for teaching music to children. (SG)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Legislation, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Instructional Improvement, Instructional Innovation, Program Descriptions
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Catalog No. FS 5.212:12034; $1.50).
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Identifiers: Cooperative Research Act 1954; Elementary Secondary Education Act; Higher Education Act 1965; National Defense Education Act; Vocational Education Act 1963