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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By the mid - 1960s , the military services were rapidly expanding their numbers and , in the process , testing the aptitudes of millions of youth .
Military officers often come into program development for a two- or three - year assignment as a “ rite of passage . ” They learn the process ( if ever ) ...
Instead , implementation rested largely on the shoulders of active duty military personnel and low - grade civilian education specialists .
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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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