ERIC Number: EJ576500
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Learning from Instructional Text: Test of an Individual-Differences Model.
Britton, Bruce K.; Stimson, Mark; Stennett, Barry; Gulgoz, Sami
Journal of Educational Psychology, v90 n3 p476-91 Sep 1998
An individual differences model of learning from instructional text was tested with 211 Air Force recruits. Results strongly supported the model, which suggests that learning from text is determined by making connections among ideas that include the text and prior learning. Making the connections depends on individual differences. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Research supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research and Armstrong Laboratories under Grant AFOSR-89-0515, Grant 442-8041-01 from the Office of Naval Research, award 117A2007 from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, and the University of Georgia.