ERIC Number: ED050335
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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The Discovery Method in Training.
Belbin, R. M.
In the form of a discussion between faceless people, this booklet concerns discovery learning and its advantages. Subjects covered in the discussions are: Introducing the Discovery Method; An Experiment with British Railways; The OECD Research Projects in U.S.A., Austria, and Sweden; How the Discovery Method Differs from Other Methods; Discovery Parallels in Education; Applying the Discovery Method; How the Type of Training Affects What We Learn; and The Pros and Cons of Discovery. Four Appendixes present Comparisons between the Two Groups of Trainees in the British Railways' Experiments with the Discovery Method; The Start of Three Micrometer Programmes; The Discovery Programme for Reading a Micrometer; Specimen Frames in the Heinemann Programmed Text "The Micrometer." (DB)
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1, England
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Authoring Institution: Department of Employment, London (England).
Note: Based on a more detailed study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Austria, Sweden, the U.S. and the U.K.