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 products of training may be mental representations , thinking skills ... Individuals differ in the facility with which they employ the different forms of representation and with which they need to or are able to supplement mental ...
This type of explanatory material , they reasoned , would provide the learner with both a representation of the task and a rationale for each executable step . Further , they assumed that people try to construct a task representation ...
While it gradually introduces the mathematics of Ohm's Law , the lesson introduces the abstract representations of ... In the System Explanation , a pictorial representation is substituted for the actual iron and test instruments ...
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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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