Quick, Otho J.||Gilbert, Harold G., 1921-
M.S. (Master of Science)
Department of Industry and Technology
Mechanical drawing--Programmed instruction; Mechanical drawing--Study and teaching
INTRODUCTION. This study was undertaken to ascertain the effectiveness of programed learning as a teaching device with tenth grade beginning mechanical drawing students at the Harlem High School, Rockford, Illinois during the first semester of the 1965-1966 school year. PURPOSE. The prime purpose of this study was to ascertain the difference, if any, between two groups of students: one taught by the traditional teaching method, and one taught by the programed learning approach to teaching dimensioning. PROCEDURES USED. This study was administered to thirty tenth grade beginning mechanical drawing students who were divided into two equal groups: a control group, taught by a traditional method of lecture, and an experimental group, taught by a programed section on dimensioning. Following the instruction period, the data were compiled from three tests; one given immediately following instruction, one given two weeks after the initial test, and one given six weeks following the initial test. FINDINGS. The statistical data tested in this study proved there was no significant difference between the two groups tested on the basis of learning retention, at the end of a two and a six week period following the initial test.
Brake, Oral Wayne, "A programed learning approach to teaching dimensioning in mechanical drawing as compared to the conventional method of teaching" (1966). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 492.
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