Empirical Testing of Programs


by Susan Meyer Markle 1967

This chapter discusses the problems involved in the empirical development of instructional materials. It takes as its point of departure a definition of programed instruction as the application of quality control to the design of instructional materials. Three distinct phases of empirical testing are isolated and discussed: (a) the developmental testing phase, (b) the validation testing phase, and (c) the field testing phase.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 66, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 68 Number 10, 1967, p. 104-138
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19694, Date Accessed: 12/14/2017 4:02:34 PM

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