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Travers, Robert Morris William 1913-2004

Overview
Works: 58 works in 385 publications in 4 languages and 8,032 library holdings
Genres: Examinations  History  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: LB1028, 370.72
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert Morris William Travers
An introduction to educational research by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

80 editions published between 1958 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of learning : the new cognitive learning for students of education by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

49 editions published between 1963 and 1982 in 5 languages and held by 1,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of learning; an overview for students of education by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

27 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second handbook of research on teaching; a project of the American Educational Research Association by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

36 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational psychology; a scientific foundation for educational practice by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

14 editions published between 1963 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human affairs by Raymond B Cattell( Book )

16 editions published between 1937 and 1970 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to make achievement tests by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1977 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The making of a teacher : a plan for professional self-development by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Educational measurement by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

9 editions published between 1955 and 1959 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man's information system; a primer for media specialists and educational technologists by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

8 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How research has changed American schools : a history from 1840 to the present by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

8 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern educational research has its foundation in the fact finding techniques of the great educational organizers and administrators of the last century. Those individuals brought about the change from education administered in terms of tradition, to education administered in terms of knowledge. They created an atmosphere in education, accepting new ideas and encouraging innovation based on knowledge. That transition had to take place before the emerging new sciences, related to learning and development, could have their impact. This volume traces that transition through the following chapters: (1) American Builders of the Foundation for Educational Research; (2) New Lines of Scientific Discovery and Their Implications for Education; (3) Assessment and Evaluation; (4) Intelligence Tests and Their Impact on American Schools; (5) The Thorndike Sphere of Influence; (6) Judd and His Dream of a Psychology of School Subjects; (7) The Psychology of School Subjects; (8) Behaviorism and the Shadow of the Vienna Circle; (9) Child Development as a Basis for Education; (10) Economic Research and Education for Economic Change; (11) Research on Events in the Classroom; and (12) Recent Trends and Future Promises. (Jd)
Educating for democracy by John Cohen( Book )

13 editions published between 1939 and 1970 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Training human intelligence : developing exploratory and aesthetic skills by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1989 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New methods vs. old in American education, an analysis and summary of recent comparative studies by Progressive Education Association (U.S.)( Book )

4 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research and theory related to audiovisual information transmission by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

15 editions published between 1964 and 1967 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychological and physiological concepts about information transmission are reviewed with a view toward uncovering principles useful to the design of audiovisual teaching materials. Audiovisual materials which transmit information via the visual or auditory channels are considered, including sound motion pictures, film strips, and audio recordings. Since the focus is limited to teaching and learning situations involving information transmission, audiovisual devices used to provide aesthetic and affective experiences are excluded. Nine chapters deal with: 1) current conceptions of the role of audiovisual devices in learning; 2) the implications of research on audiovisual devices for the design of learning situations; 3) the relative efficiency of auditory and visual transmissions of information and studies of multi-modality transmission; 4) the mechanics of the transmission of information in the central nervous system; 5) the perceptual system as a single channel system; 6) channel switching; 7) concept learning; 8) attention; and 9) a model for information transmission by means of audiovisual materials. An appendix reviews some major concepts of information theory. (Pb)
The measurement of student adjustment and achievement by University of Michigan) Guidance Conference on the Measurement of Student Adjustment and Achievement (1947( )

7 editions published between 1949 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The purpose of the Guidance Conference on the Measurement of Student Adjustment and Achievement, and hence of this volume, was to call the attention of guidance workers to the trends in student personnel work and to review the research and theory upon which the guidance process is based. Past accomplishments and future research needs were emphasized. Guidance in the schools can be accomplished through the appropriate distribution of students in the curriculum, through special curricular offerings, and through individual case work. In the modern school, guidance may be carried on through the method of the homeroom teacher and also through the specialist counselor. The objectives of the program are the same, however, without regard to the method employed. Some of the aims of the guidance program are to bring about personal adjustment of the student, to assist in the achievement of academic proficiency, and to predict the level of probable future success. How successfully these objectives are achieved can be determined through measurement and other evaluation techniques. During the past decade great stress has been placed on the nondirective method of counseling. The use of this highly individualized technique in case work has led counselors to lose sight of the implications of group tendencies, basic theories, and the importance of prediction. It has, therefore, seemed important to call attention again to the more objective approaches to the evaluation of guidance and achievement and to the need for basic research on these problems"--Foreword. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Measured needs of teachers and their behavior in the classroom by University of Utah( Book )

5 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The study attempted to determine the relationship between the need structure of the teacher with respect to achievement, affiliation, recognition and control, and the teacher's performance in the classroom. There were three separate phases to this research--(1) instruments were designed to measure the needs of teachers in the categories mentioned above, (2) the methods of measuring teacher performance in the classroom were selected and applied, and (3) the relationships between the performance of the teachers in the classroom and the characteristics of the teachers were measured by the various testing devices. The subjects were two groups of utah teachers--77 from metropolitan school districts, grades k-6, and 41 from small town and rural areas, grades 1-5. the instruments designed were--(1) utah study of behavior, (2) test of personal preferences for educational objectives, (3) test of reactions to educational situations, (4) teacher preference schedule, (5) van pit series wishes test, (6) self-rating scale, and (7) individual background questionnaire. In addition, withall's technique of sampling verbal statements of teachers in the classroom and rating scale for recording the observers' assessment of 35 characteristics of the teacher classroom behaviors were used. Cooperation of the school district officials and teachers, observations of scientists in classrooms, and kits of tests for teachers were the methods used. Negative correlation between control and affiliation and achievement ratings by observers were found. Scores of teachers statements were substantially high. Recommendations were made for further study of teacher attitudes and training. (Gc)
Children's interests by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Einführung in die erziehungswissenschaftliche Forschung : mit 3 Tabellen by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study in judging the opinions of groups by Robert Morris William Travers( Book )

9 editions published between 1941 and 1975 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Travers, R.M.W.

Travers, R. M. W. 1913-2004

Travers, R. M. W. 1913- (Robert Morris William)

Travers, Robert M.

Travers, Robert M. 1913-2004

Travers, Robert M. W.

Travers, Robert M. W. 1913-

Travers, Robert M. W. 1913- (Robert Morris William)

Travers, Robert M. W. (Robert Morris William), 1913-

Travers, Robert M. W. (Robert Morris William), 1913-2004

Travers, Robert Morris

Travers, Robert Morris William 1913-

Travers, Robert Morris William 1913-2004

Languages
English (295)

Spanish (18)

German (7)

French (1)