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The Dynamics of Instruction Systems [microform] : Feedback Control on Individually-Paced Instruction / William Ammentorp and Others
Bib ID 5240963
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Ammentorp, William
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1973 
25 p. 
Summary

Feedback management in an individually-paced instruction system can be mathematically analyzed by the use of computer simulation models. Because of the student "down time" or waiting time associated with individualized instruction situations, reinforcement activities have been reduced to less than ideal levels. By proper time management the student is insured of making at least average continuous progress through the curriculum while receiving an acceptable level of reinforcement through the successful completion of tasks. This theoretical study used DYNAMO II programing on an IBM 360 computer to run several simulation models. In each case the pacing variable was found to be of primary importance to the success of the overall instructional system. (MC)

Notes

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Convention (New Orleans, Louisiana, February 25-March 1, 1973).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Computer Programs.  |  Curriculum Development.  |  Feedback.  |  Individualized Instruction.  |  Individualized Programs.  |  Management Systems.  |  Pacing.  |  Reinforcement.  |  Simulation.  |  Systems Analysis.  |  Systems Approach.
Other authors/contributors Minnesota Univ., St. Paul. Div. of Educational Administration
Available From ERIC 
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