ERIC Number: EJ305020
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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The Shame of American Education.
Skinner, B. F.
American Psychologist, v39 n9 p947-54 Sep 1984
Students could learn more efficiently if educational goals were clarified, each student was permitted to advance at his or her own rate, and instructional materials were designed to encourage motivation, not fear of punishment. The technology and pedagogical knowledge exist to effect these changes, but teacher training is misdirected. (KH)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Revised version of a speech given as the Bode Lecture at Ohio State University (April 8, 1981).