Accession Number:

AD0730519

Title:

Instructional Strategies: Multivariable Studies of Psychological Processes Related to Instruction

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Sep 1968-30 Jun 1971

Corporate Author:

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV STATE COLLEGE DEPT OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

The report summarizes the activities conducted within a program of research aimed at investigations of instructional conditions that make for optimal learning, so as to improve and advance the efficiency of training. The specific directions of the research were defined in terms of a the characteristics of instruction and their effects on learning efficiency and outcomes b learner behaviors under specified instructional circumstances, and their consequences in learning outcomes and training efficiency and c the influence of individual differences on learning with special emphasis on how these differences are important in instruction, and how aptitudes interact with instructional methods. All studies were conducted within the conceptual framework of psychological principles that are believed to provide the foundation for the teaching learning process.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE