Accession Number:

ADA169014

Title:

Learning Research Laboratory: Proposed Research Issues.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Mar 83-Mar 84,

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSAL ENERGY SYSTEMS INC DAYTON OH

Report Date:

1986-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

95.0

Abstract:

This paper documents the proceedings of a workshop that was convened to formulate the technical program for the establishment of a learning research facility at the Air Force Human Resources Laboratory. Attendees at the workshop included nationally recognized experts in instructional psychology from academia and from laboratories of the other Military Services. These participants were asked to review the needs of the Air Force, compare those needs with relevant technology, and propose approaches for a productive research program. Each paper presents the authors view of contemporary research and theory in instructional psychology and identifies a set of research issues believed to be critical for the refinement of training procedures in the Air Force. Contents General Orientation to Establishment of a LearningTraining Research Laboratory Research on Learning and Retaining Skills Training Expert Apprentices Contributions of Cognitive Psychology to Learning from Instruction in Air Force Training Approaches to the Acquisition of Understanding Relationship of Training Goals to Basic Research Issues in Instruction. Keywords Cognitive theory Comprehension processes Information processing Instructional design Learning theory and Memory processes.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE