Accession Number:

ADA018299

Title:

An Investigation of the Relative Effectiveness of the Personalized System of Instruction at the Naval Postgraduate School.

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis,

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

110.0

Abstract:

An extensive and scientifically controlled experiment was designed and conducted over a three month period. The analysis of the results are accomplished with modern, advanced statistical procedures. The effort leads to the conclusion that the Personalized System of Instruction PSI is demonstrably superior to the conventional lecturerecitation CLR technique for teaching graduate level students at NPS in a certain class of subjects. This paper describes in detail the nature of the experiment, the analysis and the benefits to be derived through utilization of PSI. the findings of this experiment are directly applicable to the costly and imperative educational and training missions conducted by the Department of Defense DOD. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE