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ERIC Number: ED285739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jul
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Cognitive Principles for Instructional Design. Final Report (August 1983-February 1987).
Reif, F.
This final report summarizes work done to formulate and test some cognitively-based principles useful for designing instruction in scientific or engineering fields. These principles stress the coherence and interpretability of the knowledge acquired by students. The principles were specifically applied to: (1) analyze the underlying knowledge and thought processes needed to interpret scientific concepts effectively; (2) investigate how actual experts and novice students interpret such concepts; and (3) devise and test instruction designed to teach such concepts more effectively. Attempts were also made to devise computational environments to explore and implement these instructional ideas. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research, Washington, DC. Personnel and Training Branch.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley.
Note: For related documents, see SE 048 323-326.