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Ackerman, Amy S. – 1977
Adjunct questions are test-like items interspersed at regular intervals, preceding or following prose passages, with the intention of increasing subsequent learning. In this state-of-the-art review, studies which include three major variables--age, ability, and question complexity level--are examined to determine whether a particular combination…
Descriptors: Ability, Advance Organizers, Age, Difficulty Level
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Kaplan, Robert – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1974
The primary finding of this study was that performance increments found with whole presentations of instructional objectives could be achieved with part presentation of objectives and text. In fact, the part presentations resulted in ever greater intentional learning than whole presentations. (Author/BJG)
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, High Schools, Incidental Learning, Instruction
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Shavelson, Richard J.; And Others – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1974
Descriptors: Aptitude, Incidental Learning, Individual Differences, Instructional Materials