ERIC Number: ED076976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
The Learning Process. What Research Says to the Teacher, No. 6.
Trow, William Clark
This pamphlet, one in a series entitled "What Research Says to the Teacher," discusses some aspects of the learning process and provides suggestions that may be helpful to classroom teachers and prospective teachers. The contents include: (1) "What Do We Learn," which deals with words and their meanings, skills, attitudes, and conduct; (2) "When Are Children Ready to Learn," which discusses the aspects of health, adjustment, maturation, and interest; (3) "What is the Right Answer," which covers agreement with known facts, social class sanctions, goal attainment, and reward and punishment; (4) "What Do Children See," which looks at perception of things in patterns, cues for words and meanings, cues for motor skills, cues for attitudes, and cues for enjoyment; (5) "Why is Practice Necessary," which discusses repetition for retention, and repetition for improvement; (6) "How Do Children Learn to Think," which deals with locating the problem, holding on to the problem, suggesting answers, predicting outcomes, getting the facts, and sticking to logic; and (7) "Can Children Use What They Have Learned," which discusses the conditions that might stimulate a child to use what he has learned. Selected research references and general references are included. (WR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Information Seeking, Learning, Learning Processes, Learning Readiness, Lifelong Learning, Perception, Reading, Reading Processes, Young Children
National Education Association, 1201 Sixteenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.25)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Association of Classroom Teachers.