ERIC Number: ED143621
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Learning By Example.
One of the most typical ways in which people learn is by inferring general rules from examples. In recent years, significant progress has been made toward understanding how learning from examples can occur, determining when it does occur, and identifying conditions that promote it. This paper reviews these results and then suggests a program of research and application that exploits improved understanding of this powerful basis for learning. (Author)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Cognitive Processes, Comprehension, Concept Formation, Educational Research, Learning Processes, Learning Theories, Psychological Patterns, Serial Learning
Publications Department, The Rand Corporation, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica, California 90406 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rand Corp., Santa Monica, CA.
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