Use of introductory organizers in television instruction

Gwen C. Nugent, Thomas J. Tipton, David W. Brooks

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Data from 943 undergraduates and 54 teachers show that an advance organizer significantly increased student comprehension but had negative affective consequences. A program title also inhibited the more advanced students' perceptions of the personal value and relevance of the instructional material. (20 ref) (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)445-451
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Educational Psychology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 1980


  • affective consequences, college students &
  • introductory organizers in TV instruction, student comprehension &
  • teachers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Developmental and Educational Psychology


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