The Technology of Teaching

reviewed by Norman D. Kurland - 1969

coverTitle: The Technology of Teaching
Author(s): B. F. Skinner
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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The name of B. F. Skinner is almost a household word in some circles in America, but Skinner is one of those men whose ideas most people have gotten vicariously, not from his works themselves. Now Appleton-Century-Crofts has made it possible to get many of his major ideas within the covers of a single paperback volume. The book is actually a collection of essays, some previously published, the earliest in 1954, a few written especially for this volume. One's first reaction to a collection of this kind may be dismay at the publication of yet another "non-book." It turns out, however, in this case that there has been such continuity in the development of Mr. Skinner's ideas over the years that the separate essays go together much better than is often the case. There is, moreover, a considerable virtue in being able to read in one place the seminal ideas of... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 70 Number 5, 1969, p. 470-473 ID Number: 1942, Date Accessed: 9/28/2020 9:13:30 PM

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