Accession Number : AD0429459


Title :   AN EVALUATION OF BRANCHING AND MOTIVATIONAL PHRASES IN A SCRAMBLED BOOK.


Descriptive Note : Rept. for Mar-Jul 63,


Corporate Author : CINCINNATI UNIV OHIO


Personal Author(s) : Senter,R J ; Nieberg,A ; Abma,J S ; Morgan,R L


Report Date : Nov 1963


Pagination or Media Count : 15


Abstract : This study evaluated three experimental versions of the scrambled text ''The Arithmetic of Computers'' by Norman A. Crowder. The three versions were: (1) Unmodified, (2) Modified by deletion of motivational phrases, and (3) Straight Line having neither motivational phrases nor branching. Results showed no significant differences in amount learned or in study time. (Author)


Descriptors :   *MOTIVATION , *TEACHING MACHINES , LEARNING , LEARNING , ERRORS , TABLES(DATA) , TIME , COMPUTER LOGIC , TEXTBOOKS , SERIES(MATHEMATICS) , MATHEMATICS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE