Writing and testing a programmed text on principles of biosystemics

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dc.contributor.advisor Mertens, Thomas Robert, 1930- en_US
dc.contributor.author Longley, Judy L., 1946- en_US
dc.contributor.other Mertens, Thomas Robert, 1930- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:30:13Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:30:13Z
dc.date.created 1970 en_US
dc.date.issued 1970
dc.identifier LD2489.Z78 1970 .L62 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/179904
dc.description.abstract This thesis describes the procedure employed in writing and testing programed instruction on the subject of biosystematics. It briefly discusses similar studies that have been done with programed and other self-instructional materials. A review of the literature provides evidence that there is a need for such instructional materials in our modern schools.The thesis then describes the procedure that the writers followed in the writing, testing, and revising of the programed text, Principles of Biosystematics. Recorded in the appendices are the testing data which include the students# pre- and posttest scores and the item-analysis of the examinations used to test the first and second drafts of the program. These data were used to determine what parts of the program seemed weak or poorly developed, Such segments of the program were modified before being incorporated in the final draft of the programed textbook which, along with the accompanying teacher's manual, is also located in the appendices.
dc.format.extent 1 v. (various pagings) ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Biology -- Classification -- Programmed instruction. en_US
dc.title Writing and testing a programmed text on principles of biosystemics en_US
dc.title.alternative Principles of biosystematics en_US
dc.description.notes Teacher's manual and programmed text by Judy L. Longley and Thomas R. Mertens.
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.S.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/416272 en_US


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