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ERIC Number: ED042672
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Mar
Pages: 54
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Reference Count: 0
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Behaviorally Engineered Environments. Staff Papers.
Morreau, Larry E.; And Others
This collection of papers represents the developmental research as well as the thrust of the Regional Laboratory's (UMREL) program. UMREL has been developing behaviorally engineered educational environments through a cross-disciplinary effort in education and the behavioral sciences. The program began with the establishment of demonstration contingency-managed classrooms for use as training and research sites. These classrooms are complete, self-contained behaviorally engineered units. Instruction is individualized and programmed; the teaching techniques, curriculum materials, and physical-social environment are designed to facilitate maximum academic performance. Based on the data provided by these classrooms, UMREL is developing a multi-faceted education eco-system. This system includes: specific behavioral objectives, preservice and inservice management technique training programs, and an educational resources center. In addition, a mechanical and/or automated computer based instructional management and analysis system contains data on: 1) curriculum material related instructional objectives; 2) the effects of various procedures on behavior for use in formulating specific objectives; and, 3) school administrative activites. (SBE)
Upper Midwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 1640 East 78th Street, Minneapolis, Minn. 55423
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Upper Midwest Regional Educational Lab., Inc., Minneapolis, Minn.
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Note: Papers presented at the Annual Meeting, American Educational Research Association, March 1970