38 relations: Applied psychology, Arthur A. Lumsdaine, B. F. Skinner, Behaviorism, Blue's Clues, Bobby Fischer, Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess, Circulatory system, Computer, Conscription, Critical Incident Technique, Educational technology, Edward Thorndike, Film, Head Start (program), Heart, Knowledge of results, Lisp (programming language), Media (communication), Naval Postgraduate School, Open learning, Open University, Reinforcement, Research and development, Robert F. Mager, Saxon math, Scheme (programming language), Sesame Street, Sesame Workshop, Sidney L. Pressey, Stimulus (psychology), Task analysis, Teaching machine, Textbook, Training, United States Air Force, World War II, Yale University.
Applied psychology is the use of psychological methods and findings of scientific psychology to solve practical problems of human and animal behavior and experience.
Arthur Allen Lumsdaine (1913–1989) was an American applied psychologist who researched the use of media and programmed learning.
Burrhus Frederic Skinner (March 20, 1904 – August 18, 1990), commonly known as B. F. Skinner, was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher.
Behaviorism (or behaviourism) is a systematic approach to understanding the behavior of humans and other animals.
Blue's Clues is an American live-action/animated educational children's television series that premiered on Nickelodeon on Sunday, September 8, 1996.
Robert James Fischer (March 9, 1943January 17, 2008) was an American chess grandmaster and the eleventh World Chess Champion.
Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess is a chess puzzle book written by Bobby Fischer and co-authored by Stuart Margulies and Don Mosenfelder.
The circulatory system, also called the cardiovascular system or the vascular system, is an organ system that permits blood to circulate and transport nutrients (such as amino acids and electrolytes), oxygen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells to and from the cells in the body to provide nourishment and help in fighting diseases, stabilize temperature and pH, and maintain homeostasis.
A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.
Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.
The Critical Incident Technique (or CIT) is a set of procedures used for collecting direct observations of human behavior that have critical significance and meet methodically defined criteria.
Educational technology is "the study and ethical practice of facilitating learning and improving performance by creating, using, and managing appropriate technological processes and resources".
Edward Lee Thorndike (August 31, 1874 – August 9, 1949) was an American psychologist who spent nearly his entire career at Teachers College, Columbia University.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
Head Start is a program of the United States Department of Health and Human Services that provides comprehensive early childhood education, health, nutrition, and parent involvement services to low-income children and their families.
The heart is a muscular organ in most animals, which pumps blood through the blood vessels of the circulatory system.
Knowledge of results is a term in the psychology of learning.
Lisp (historically, LISP) is a family of computer programming languages with a long history and a distinctive, fully parenthesized prefix notation.
Media are the collective communication outlets or tools used to store and deliver information or data.
The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is a graduate school operated by the United States Navy.
Open learning is an innovative movement in education that emerged in the 1970s and evolved into fields of practice and study.
The Open University (OU) is a public distance learning and research university, and one of the biggest universities in the UK for undergraduate education.
In behavioral psychology, reinforcement is a consequence that will strengthen an organism's future behavior whenever that behavior is preceded by a specific antecedent stimulus.
Research and development (R&D, R+D, or R'n'D), also known in Europe as research and technological development (RTD), refers to innovative activities undertaken by corporations or governments in developing new services or products, or improving existing services or products.
Robert (Bob) Frank Mager (born June 10, 1923) is an American psychologist and author.
Saxon math, developed by John Saxon, is a teaching method for incremental learning of mathematics.
Scheme is a programming language that supports multiple paradigms, including functional programming and imperative programming, and is one of the two main dialects of Lisp.
Sesame Street is an American educational children's television series that combines live action, sketch comedy, animation and puppetry.
Sesame Workshop (SW), formerly Children's Television Workshop (CTW), is an American non-profit organization which has been responsible for the production of several educational children's programs—including its first and best-known, Sesame Street—that have been televised internationally.
Sidney Leavitt Pressey (Brooklyn, New York, December 28, 1888 – July 1, 1979) was Professor of Psychology at Ohio State University for many years.
In psychology, a stimulus is any object or event that elicits a sensory or behavioral response in an organism.
Task analysis is the analysis of how a task is accomplished, including a detailed description of both manual and mental activities, task and element durations, task frequency, task allocation, task complexity, environmental conditions, necessary clothing and equipment, and any other unique factors involved in or required for one or more people to perform a given task.
Teaching machines were originally mechanical devices.
A textbook or coursebook (UK English) is a manual of instruction in any branch of study.
Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.