Accession Number:

ADA034770

Title:

Research on Aptitudes: A Progress Report

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

STANFORD UNIV CA SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

A review of current literature on the relation of aptitudes to learning outcomes under different instructional methods or conditions. Included are aptitude-instructional treatment interaction studies, notes on new methodological problems, and studies of individual differences in laboratory learning arrangements. Aptitudes emphasized include abilities general, fluid- analytic, crystallized and personality traits anxiety, achievement via independence and achievement via conformity. Complex interactions among ability, personality, and instructional treatment variables are demonstrated. Implications for further research are discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE