ERIC Number: ED068880
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Project Care Phase II: A Case Study in the Evaluation of Communication and Learning Materials.
Williams, Frederick; And Others
Phase II was a field evaluation of a communication and learning system package of films, simulation games, discussion questions, and posters designed to promote career awareness in junior high school children. It was proposed that this evaluation serves as a prototype for the assessment of the effects of learning systems on the affective and cognitive domains of the target audiences. In the experimental testing design, 1460 children in selected fifth, seventh, and ninth grade classes in three Texas cities of varying sizes underwent training with the use of the system. Experimental and control classes were tested before and after the former classes were exposed to the materials. Results indicated that the materials had a significant effect upon increases in knowledge about different careers, knowledge on where to get training for those careers, and upon increased positive attitudes about job importance and job favorability. These effects had generality across pupil grade levels, and teachers' attitudes about the materials. (Author)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Center for Communication Research.
Note: Paper presented at the International Communication Association Meeting April 19-22, 1972, Atlanta, Georgia