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Audio- Visual Methods in Teaching

reviewed by M. R. Brunstetter 1954

coverTitle: Audio- Visual Methods in Teaching
Author(s): Edgar Dale
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The first edition of this book, published in 1946, was an important contribution to the audio-visual field. The revision promises to be even more useful because of the addition of much new material and the thorough reworking of the original text. Part I, consisting of seven chapters, deals with the theory of audio-visual instruction. Here Mr. Dale presents concepts of teaching and of learning, and shows how audiovisual materials can contribute to these processes. The thirteen chapters of Part II discuss each type of audio-visual materials, arranged in the order of the now-familiar "cone of experience." In Part III, the ten chapters deal with classroom applications in various subject-matter fields at the elementary and junior-senior high school levels. The treatment is comprehensive, thorough, and highly interesting. The author draws upon an unusually wide range of literary sources to point up many of his comments. In fact, the plentiful verbal illustrations are fully... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 56 Number 3, 1954, p. 173-173
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 4742, Date Accessed: 7/19/2018 5:19:46 AM

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