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Were You Part Of The "Mentally Gifted Minds" Program In California Scools back in the 70's?
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 17927000:MV85NjMyNjNfMzQwOTI0NTdfRTg3MThBNzg=] Ok - here is the information I'm piecing together. Granted, this doesn't explain anything specific on what was done or how the program was put together, but it does lay out what these people were thinking/what their philosophies were. I'll reference 'sage docs' and you can do a look-up there to find the articles or I'll post a direct link, when possible. [b]Don Bushnell[/b] - worked for System Development Corporation in Santa Monica, CA. Don Bushnell/SDC was one of the Contracting Agencies involved with developing the MGM program. System Development Corporation is in the sage docs: System Development Corporation Gowan/Bushnell - Educational and Psychological Measurement-1965-Coleman-943-4 (1).pdf (Harold Borko of SDC did a book review for Gifted Child Quarterly, GCQ) Links Harold Borko and Don Bushnell: http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=AD0285535 System Development Corporation Wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/System_Development_Corporation (Look up significant contributions) Article on Outcome Based Systems - referencing D. Bushnell: http://www.ourcivilisation.com/dumb/dumb3.htm A list of books and articles by D. Bushnell: http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Search/Home?lookfor=%22Bushnell,%20Donald%20D.%22&type=author&inst=all The Effects of Electronic Data Processing in Future Instructional Systems: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=AD0402646 (look for Attitude Changing Machines, page 3) Link to info on D.Bushnell w/Fielding: http://giving.fielding.edu/why-i-give/don-bushnell-joins-founders-circle-with-a-bequest-to-fielding/ Technology and Education: http://books.google.com/books?id=f_kxVhGxQTcC&pg=PA99&lpg=PA99&dq=don+bushnell+system+development+corporation&source=bl&ots=x0h0hj2III&sig=KD2oxzKgn6E0J90cSSP2ixPwkVI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=fG6JUMWkEMmTiAK8mYGgDQ&ved=0CCgQ6AEwAjgK#v=onepage&q=don%20bushnell%20system%20development%20corporation&f=false Computer Assisted Learning: http://rer.sagepub.com/content/36/5/588.full.pdf+html (look for Psychological Experimentation) Annotated Bibliography on the Design of Instructional Systems: http://www.dtic.mil/cgi-bin/GetTRDoc?AD=AD0653128 (report for the Chief of Research and Development, Dept. of the Army - Harold Barko mentioned) Computer Based Simulation - in Education: http://www.springerlink.com/content/l145127485082j00/ (can't read entire article) Appreciation of C.West Churchman: http://projects.isss.org/C_West_Churchman (look at About the Author, references Bushnell) Educational Data Processing: http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=AD0425018 I'm going to do this in chunks. Next up Joseph P. Rice. [/quote]
Were you ever removed, many times, from your regular class for "testing"?
Were you shown a series of high speed images on a television, not once, but many times?
Was the school psychologist selectively interested in you?
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