Instruction: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives
Ronna F. Dillon, James W. Pellegrino
Praeger, 1991 - Education - 190 pages
Researchers from major military personnel research organizations and universities contributed to this volume. The essays study: student cognitive attributes and performance in a computer-based instructional setting; factors in retention of procedural tasks; experimental investigation of text comprehension in bilinguals; functional context theory; literary and electronics training; problem solving in technical domains; motivation, learning, and prescriptions for change; teaching interpretive skills; training analysis and design for complex aircrew tasks; and implementation of instructional system development in the U.S. Army. This book will be invaluable to educators in the academic and military worlds.
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The cognitive characteristics and their measurement instruments are presented in Table 2.1 . Relationships among all cognitive attributes and between sets of styles and abilities as well as between styles and aptitudes were examined by ...
Groups of students who varied in their cognitive characteristics did not attain the same level of achievement throughout all elementary modules of the computermanaged course . Contrary to what was proposed by advocates of mastery ...
contributed to the tendency to think of people as fixed types with unchanging characteristics . That tendency has , in turn , resulted in the development of unaccommodating instructional systems and treatments .
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Student Cognitive Attributes and Performance in a Computer
Cognitive Factors in Learning and Retention of Procedural Tasks
Functional Context Theory Literacy and Electronics Training
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