ERIC Number: ED053793
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Dec
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Learning by Discovery: A Review of the Research Methodology. Report from the Project on Variables and Processes in Cognitive Learning.
Scott, Joseph A.; Frayer, Dorothy A.
Research comparing discovery and expository methods of presentation has yielded conflicting results. A review of the research on discovery learning is provided in this paper, focusing on the methodology of each study. Conclusions are drawn concerning the effects of discovery methods of presentation on initial learning, transfer, and retention. Use of a standardized concept learning task is recommended for future research on discovery methods of presentation. (Author)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning.