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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Perhaps the most important finding from the present investigation was the result of the paragraph segmentation task in Experiment 2. The large difference found between the groups points out a profound comprehension failure .
A critical feature of the internal mental context is that the memory system permits the person to be psychologically only partially locked into the present . Additionally , the person can live in the past and the future through ...
To facilitate understanding , Figure 5.1 presents schematically the major concepts from FCT that are used in modeling the development of literacy in the typical case of a child growing up in our literate society ( see Sticht ...
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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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