Accession Number : AD0689104

Title :   THE RELATIVE EFFICIENCY OF PRETESTING AND TWO TYPES OF PROGRAMMED INSTRUCTION FOR SOLVING MANEUVERING BOARD PROBLEMS.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL PERSONNEL RESEARCH ACTIVITY SAN DIEGO CALIF NAVY TRAINING RESEARCH LAB

Personal Author(s) : Meyer,John K.

Report Date : MAR 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 19

Abstract : Study time for a large frame and a small frame type of programmed explanation in maneuvering solutions was compared using two equated, pretested groups of enlisted men in a basic CIC techniques course, and two equated groups assigned to basic electricity and electronics training. It was found that, by using pretesting, as many as 60 percent of the CIC techniques students could save study time by entering the learning program at an advanced level, and that as much as 42 percent of study time could be saved by using a few large rather than many small frames. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*PROBLEM SOLVING, PROGRAMMED INSTRUCTION), APTITUDE TESTS, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), CLASSIFICATION, TEACHING METHODS, LEARNING, OPTIMIZATION, PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, NAVAL TRAINING, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES, STATISTICAL PROCESSES, NAVAL PERSONNEL

Subject Categories : Humanities and History

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE