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Influence on Student Achievement of Redundancy in Self-Instructional Materials

Report Number: AMRL TR 68-75
Author: Valverde, Horace H.
Author: Morgan, Ross L.
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-12
Pages: 24
Contract: Laboratory Research - No Contract
Project: 1710
Task: 171007
AD Number: AD0686737

Abstract:
Five versions of an instructional program on medical terminology were experimentally evaluated to determine the effect of redundancy or repetition on learning. The subjects were assigned to five groups. A different instructional mode was administered to the subjects in each group. The modes contained identical terminal behaviors, and a 79-item multiple-choice test, which exhausted the population of behaviors, served as the achievement criterion.


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RAF Centre of Aviation Medicine
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