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Concepts, Transfer of training, Learning, Psychology of
The research program described in this report was conducted in conjunction with a research project directed by Dr. John A, Emrick. This project was designed to investigate the validity of a test model for individualized instruction and utilized concept learning tasks and examined acquisition trends across levels of conceptual difficulty. The rationale for this test model followed from a detailed examination of decision rule logic in single skill testing. Furthermore, this testing is considered a necessary and essential f eature of nearly all individualized instruction programs. A more detailed account of the specifics of this test model is described by Emrick and Adams (1969) and also by Emrick (1971).