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Ripple, Richard E. – 1973
In response to renewed interest in undergraduate instruction and to the undergraduate's participation in a humanistic revolt against depersonalization and "scientism," a new educational psychology course has been instituted at Cornell. The 100 to 150 students of varying purposes and interests who enroll in the course are not a coherent group…
Descriptors: College Students, Course Descriptions, Educational Psychology, Higher Education
Ripple, Richard E.
A summary position statement of the Eastern Regional Institute for Education presents its mission of changing elementary education toward the direction of process education. The first of three basic parts reviews the three completed chapters of a monograph, "What is Process Education? An Emerging Rational Position," in terms of a definition of…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
Treffinger, Donald; Ripple, Richard E. – J Creative Behav, 1969
Research supported by the U.S. Office of Education, Project No. 8-B-002, Grant OEG-0-8-080002-0220-010
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Creative Development, Creative Thinking, Creativity
Ripple, Richard E.; and others – J Educ Psychol, 1969
Investigation supported by U.S. Office of Education Contract, OEC-5-10-005.
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Analysis of Variance, Anxiety, Conventional Instruction
RIPPLE, RICHARD E.; AND OTHERS – 1967
GOALS OF THIS STUDY WERE TO DETERMINE THE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN EACH OF FOUR PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS (ANXIETY, COMPULSIVITY, CREATIVITY, AND EXHIBITIONISM), SEX, INTELLIGENCE, AND ACHIEVEMENT (BASED ON COMBINED TEST SCORES OF RECALL, TRANSFER, AND GENERATION OF HYPOTHESES) FROM PROGRAMED INSTRUCTION AND CONVENTIONAL INSTRUCTION. A YEAR OF…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Analysis of Variance, Anxiety, Conventional Instruction
Ronchi, Don; Ripple, Richard E. – 1972
The literature on the behavior effects of videotaped playback reveals that little theoretical formulation has been offered to explain the positive results which have been reported. Two theoretical models are considered in regard to these results. The first, a reinforcement model, suggests that some behaviors are reinforced positively and some…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Patterns, Behavioral Science Research, Feedback
RIPPLE, RICHARD E.; ROCKCASTLE, VERNE N. – 1964
SELECTED PAPERS FROM TWO 1964 CONFERENCES ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF COGNITIVE STUDIES AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT ARE INCLUDED IN THIS JOURNAL. SUBJECTS CONSIDERED ARE (1) DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING, (2) AMERICAN COGNITIVE STUDIES, (3) THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COGNITIVE STRUCTURE AND EXPERIENCE, (4) THE USE OF LEARNING RESEARCH IN CURRICULUM…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Cognitive Development, Conferences, Curriculum Development
RIPPLE, RICHARD E.; ROCKCASTLE, VERNE N. – 1964
THE PROCEEDINGS OF TWO RELATED CONFERENCES WHICH BROUGHT TOGETHER EDUCATORS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, AND SUBJECT-MATTER SPECIALISTS TO DELIBERATE ON THE RELATIONSHIP OF COGNITIVE STUDIES AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT ARE REPORTED. PROFESSOR JEAN PIAGET, (A GREAT SWISS SCIENTIST AND EDUCATOR) SERVED AS CHIEF CONSULTANT AT THE CONFERENCES. THE FIRST PART…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Conferences, Consultants
Treffinger, Donald J.; Ripple, Richard E. – 1968
The effectiveness of the Productive Thinking Program in developing creative thinking and problem solving abilities among 370 pupils in grades four through seven was examined. An exploratory investigation of the program's instructional content was also undertaken. At all four grade levels studied, instructed pupils' scores on Covington's Childhood…
Descriptors: Creativity, Elementary School Students, Elementary Schools, Instructional Innovation
Nickse, Ruth S.; Ripple, Richard E. – 1972
This study was an attempt fo document aspects of small group work in classrooms engaged in the process education curricula called "Materials and Activities for Teachers and Children" (MATCH). Data on student-student interaction was related to small group work and gathered by paper-and-pencil sociometric questionnaires and measures of group…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Group Behavior, Group Dynamics, Group Experience
O'REILLY, ROBERT P.; RIPPLE, RICHARD E. – 1966
SUCH CHARACTERISTICS AS ANXIETY, CREATIVITY, AND INTELLIGENCE WERE RELATED TO SUCCESS IN LEARNING FROM A REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM OF THE LINEAR, CONSTRUCTED RESPONSE TYPE. A SAMPLE OF SIXTH GRADERS WAS ADMINISTERED TESTS PRIOR TO AND UPON COMPLETION OF A PROGRAMED UNIT ENTITLED "LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE." AN ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Comparative Analysis, Conventional Instruction, Creativity
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Ripple, Richard E.; Ayabe, Harold I. – Educational Perspectives, 1975
Colleges of Education need to be viewed as more than a job training institution. Authors suggested the viability of a non-teaching major specialization in the undergraduate study of education. (Editor/RK)
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Majors (Students), Program Descriptions, Schools of Education
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Constas, Mark A.; Ripple, Richard E. – Contemporary Educational Psychology, 1987
This paper discusses some of the basic distinctions between the activities of inquiry and application and reviews the origins of the inquiry-application dichotomy. The parallel dependence model, designed to serve as a heuristic device, stresses the complementary potential of the inquiry and application functions. (LMO)
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Heuristics, Inquiry, Models
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Jaquish, Gail A.; Ripple, Richard E. – Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 1984
Results of a cross-cultural replication study to assess divergent thinking in preadolescents and adolescents in Hong Kong showed adolescents scoring significantly higher on the measures used--fluency, flexibility, and originality of thought. No significant sex differences are shown. Results are compared with results of a similar study of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, Cross Cultural Studies, Divergent Thinking
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Nickse, Ruth S.; Ripple, Richard E. – Child Study Journal, 1971
Creativity training materials were used with a group of elementary school children who exhibited academic, social or emotional problems. Study recommends increased use of such materials, with more time and attention allowed for group discussions and role-playing during these periods. (MK)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Creative Activities, Creative Development, Elementary Education
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