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Diabetic Acidosis—A Programmed Course of Instruction.

Diabetic Acidosis—A Programmed Course of Instruction. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract We are in the midst of a "publishing explosion" in programmed texts that is now involving every field of knowledge. The concept of a handy, portable, self-teaching device that automatically corrects for error and is designed to provide sufficient repetition to entrench significant data firmly in one's mind is most attractive. But all too often the promise is not fulfilled. The problems in such a text are formidable. When one deals with subject material with limited variables, all of which are measurable, the result can be most satisfactory. Indeed, the arithmetic workbooks of elementary school are classic examples of the value of such programs. Several generations of students and teachers have used them with a measurable increase of facility on the part of the student. The recent increase in the use of programmed texts, however, has gone far beyond fields of knowledge with unequivocal yes or no answers into http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Internal Medicine American Medical Association

Diabetic Acidosis—A Programmed Course of Instruction.

Archives of Internal Medicine , Volume 120 (3) – Sep 1, 1967

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1967 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9926
eISSN
1538-3679
DOI
10.1001/archinte.1967.00300030122031
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract We are in the midst of a "publishing explosion" in programmed texts that is now involving every field of knowledge. The concept of a handy, portable, self-teaching device that automatically corrects for error and is designed to provide sufficient repetition to entrench significant data firmly in one's mind is most attractive. But all too often the promise is not fulfilled. The problems in such a text are formidable. When one deals with subject material with limited variables, all of which are measurable, the result can be most satisfactory. Indeed, the arithmetic workbooks of elementary school are classic examples of the value of such programs. Several generations of students and teachers have used them with a measurable increase of facility on the part of the student. The recent increase in the use of programmed texts, however, has gone far beyond fields of knowledge with unequivocal yes or no answers into

Journal

Archives of Internal MedicineAmerican Medical Association

Published: Sep 1, 1967

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