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ERIC Number: EJ148969
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Wording of Spoken Instructions to Children and its Effect on their Performance of Tasks
Van Der Will, Christine
Educational Studies, 2, 3, 193-9, Oct 76
Describes two experiments which were conducted to investigate the responses of eight-year-old children to differently worded spoken instructions for simple tasks, for which sentence length and complexity were systematically varied. Results indicate that children's accuracy improved with shorter and slower instructions. (Author/DB)
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