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Study of Training Equipment and Individual Differences: Research on Interactive Relationships Among Learner Characteristics, Types of Learning, Instructional Methods, and Subject Matter Variables
AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCH IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES PALO ALTO CA
The document is the fourth in a series of research projects aimed at determining whether learning might be enhanced by employing instructional methods which differ in design and use as a function of learner characteristics. Based on inference drawn from studies in this series and other research literature, a model was developed enabling the simultaneous examination of the effects of learner characteristics, types of learning, instructional methods, and subject matter variables on achievement. Each of six experimental courses was administered to Navy enlisted men who were previously tested with instruments which yielded a total of 39 measures of aptitude, interest, and personality characteristics. Correlation and regression analyses were made to find any meaningful interactive relationships existing between learner characteristics and types of learning or types of subject matter.
Technical rept. 28 Jun 1968-28 Feb 1970
See also report dated Aug 1968, AD674428. DOI: 10.21236/AD0871612
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