ERIC Number: ED046146
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Retarded Children: A Study of Educational Strategies.
Pratt, Eugene C.
To evaluate the impact of a specific program on the learning of educable mentally handicapped (EMH) children, to assess the inter and intra-cognitive differences of the EMH, and to measure the relationship of children's learning to home circumstances, students from four Iowa Primary EMH classrooms were tested over a period of one academic year. The study was felt to reveal the inter and intra-child cognitive differences. However, it was felt that anticipated but localized cognitive gains are unlikely to be produced with a population of EMH children through experimental manipulation of a single curriculum variable during one academic year. Results were also felt to suggest that conditions in the home have little to do with the child's learning in the classroom. (CD)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls.