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An Investigation Of Nontraditional Credit For Experiential Learning Offered To Adults In Post-Secondary Institutions , Daniel Wayne Brobst Jan 1986

An Investigation Of Nontraditional Credit For Experiential Learning Offered To Adults In Post-Secondary Institutions , Daniel Wayne Brobst

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

Central to the purpose of this study was the investigation and expansion of the concept and practice of experimental learning in the state of Iowa. As defined in the content of this study, experimental learning infers college-level learning that takes place outside the direct sponsorship of a credit awarding institution;This study was designed to investigate and compare post-secondary students that had requested credit for their life experiences as well as public and private institutions in Iowa that provide post-secondary education. From information and data gathered, this study has identified the institutions in Iowa that award credit for experiential learning ...


Measurement Of Curiosity In Junior High School Students , Eloise Olson Jan 1986

Measurement Of Curiosity In Junior High School Students , Eloise Olson

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The problem of this study was to investigate and develop a reliable and valid instrumentation for measuring both the trait and state curiosity of junior high school students. In an effort to evaluate as many curiosity types as possible, the Trait-State Curiosity Inventory for Junior High School Students was developed to measure four types of curiosity--manipulatory curiosity, perceptual curiosity, conceptual curiosity, and curiosity about the complex or ambiguous;The sample for this study consisted of 509 seventh and eighth grade students who were enrolled at Neveln Junior High School, Ankeny, Iowa, in May of 1985. The Trait-State Curiosity Inventory for ...