ERIC Number: EJ308660
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Two Experiments on the Effects of Mnemonic Strategies: Is It Mode or Cognitive Function that Influences Learning?
Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development, v32 n2 p89-100 Sum 1984
Discusses two experiments designed to clarify the cognitive functions of mnemonics in fact learning. One presents subjects with a single attribute mnemonic, providing only the perceptual link, while the other presents subjects with a two-stage model serving the cognitive functions of providing a perceptual link followed by a meaningful link. (MBR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: This paper won the 1983 Young Researcher Award competition sponsored by the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology.