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Adjunct Questions: Help or Hinder? A Critical Review of Theoretical and Empirical Research with Specific Regard for Age and Ability of the Learner, and Level of the Question.
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
Variables in Concept Learning: Task Variables. Report from the Project on Variables and Processes in Cognitive Learning.
Frayer, Dorothy A.; Klausmeier, Herbert J. – 1971
A series of papers will be written to review in a comprehensive fashion the literature related to 3 categories of variables in concept learning: task variables, stimulus variables, and learner variables. This paper, the first of the series, focuses on task variables. Research dealing with instructions, temporal factors, and feedback is critically…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Feedback, Incidental Learning, Intentional Learning