ERIC Number: ED150137
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Conference Proceedings: Schooling and the Acquisition of Knowledge.
Anderson, R. C.; And Others
This document presents a summary of proceedings at a conference on schooling and the acquisition of knowledge, and contains twelve formal papers, formal comments by discussants, and informal discussion by conference attendees. Topics covered in the twelve papers are: (1) types of knowledge and purposes of education; (2) schooling and the facilitation of knowledge; (3) the languages of instruction (the literate bias of schooling); (4) the representation of knowledge in memory; (5) remembering information from text; (6) the structure of prose (its effects on learning and memory and implications for educational practice); (7) cognitive development and the acquisition of concepts; (8) attitudes, beliefs, and information acquisition; (9) variations in information presentation and their effects on information use in the immediate, near, and distant future; (10) processes in acquiring knowledge; (11) acquisition of knowledge in the classroom; and (12) schooling and the relevance of research. Detailed author and subject indexes aid in access to topics under discussion in the speeches. (MJB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, CA.
Note: Summary of activities of a conference held in November 1975 in San Diego, California