ERIC Number: EJ237870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Schemata, Cognitive Structure, and Advance Organizers: A Reply to Anderson, Spiro, and Anderson.
Ausubel, David P.
American Educational Research Journal, v17 n3 p400-04 Fall 1980
Anderson, Spiro, and Anderson (EJ 189 658) assert that the author's assimilation theory of meaningful learning and retention is "hopelessly vague." Documented examination of these assertions indicates that they are unspecified, unsubstantiated, undocumented, and based on indisputable misrepresentation of published material and on logical non sequiturs. (Author/RL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
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