ERIC Number: EJ517690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Problem vs. Subject: Pupils Learn More in Problem-Centered Units, According to 16-Unit, 1,415-Pupil Experiment.
Kight, Stanford S.; Mickelson, John M.
Clearing House, v69 n2 p110-13 Nov-Dec 1995
Reprints an article originally published in 1949. Determines the relative effects on learning of problem-centered and subject-centered units of instruction. Finds that pupils learned significantly more factual information and made more connections of specific rules of action with their corresponding facts with the problem type. Suggests that teachers organize each instructional unit around pupil problems. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Seventy-fifth anniversary issue which reprints selected articles published before 1961.