A-V Instruction: Materials and Methods


reviewed by Ernest F. Tiemann - 1965

coverTitle: A-V Instruction: Materials and Methods
Author(s): J. W. Brown, R. B. Lewis, F. F. Harcleroad
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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It was Jerome Bruner who made the observation that "a theory of instruction would probably have three aspects. The first would be concerned with the optimum experiences that predispose the learner to learn. The second would deal with the kinds of structures in terms of which information or knowledge is optimally organized by a learner. The third would inquire into the sequences of encounter with materials to be learned that would be optimal." It is within the structure of this mediating theory of instruction that one finds support for the significance and importance of this revised text. The authors state in the preface that "the ultimate responsibility for creating a favorable learning environment and for achieving desired educational goals continues, as always, to rest squarely with the classroom teacher. There is as yet no adequate substitute for the teacher's unique ability to plan and organize learning experiences and to select, adapt,... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 8, 1965, p. 771-771
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2497, Date Accessed: 2/20/2020 5:54:05 AM

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