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ERIC Number: EJ361790
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Effects of a Best Example and Critical Attributes on Prototype Formation in the Acquisition of a Concept.
McKinney, C. Warren; And Others
Theory and Research in Social Education, v15 n3 p189-201 Sum 1987
Compares the effects of concept instruction using either critical attributes or best examples on the acquisition of a concept. Inconsistent with previous research, findings reveal no statistically significant differences on the immediate or delayed achievement posttests. Statistical and procedural data are presented as well as possible explanations for the study's contrary conclusions. (Author/GEA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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