ERIC Number: ED146125
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Instructor's Manual: Development of Higher Level Thinking Abilities.
McCollum, John A.; Davis, Rose Marie
This training manual is designed for use by instructional leaders conducting a workshop on the translation and application of research on "thinking processes" into implemented programs of instruction. The objectives of such a program is to develop teacher skills in relating thinking processes to a structure of knowledge (factual base--concepts--generalizations). Specific objectives for instructional leaders are the development of leadership skills in the areas of (1) open, active learning processes; (2) human relations; (3) conduct of simulation, laboratory, and application activities; (4) curriculum development; and (5) self-evaluation. Content of the manual includes a participant materials list, description of instructional format, preinstructional arrangements, orientation, rationale for chanqe, and overview of the training procedure. All participant materials are also included. Processes discussed are: curriculum development, concept formation, sensitivity to data interpretation, learning experiences, interpretation of information displays, and application of knowledge. A review of materials covered concludes the program: a bibliography and glossary of terms are appended. (MJB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
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