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Message Subject Were You Part Of The "Mentally Gifted Minds" Program In California Scools back in the 70's?
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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.

Don Bushnell - 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:
[link to oai.dtic.mil]

System Development Corporation Wiki:
[link to en.wikipedia.org]
(Look up significant contributions)

Article on Outcome Based Systems - referencing D. Bushnell:
[link to www.ourcivilisation.com]

A list of books and articles by D. Bushnell:
[link to catalog.hathitrust.org]

The Effects of Electronic Data Processing in Future Instructional Systems:
[link to www.dtic.mil]
(look for Attitude Changing Machines, page 3)

Link to info on D.Bushnell w/Fielding:
[link to giving.fielding.edu]

Technology and Education:
[link to books.google.com]

Computer Assisted Learning:
[link to rer.sagepub.com]
(look for Psychological Experimentation)

Annotated Bibliography on the Design of Instructional Systems:
[link to www.dtic.mil]
(report for the Chief of Research and Development, Dept. of the Army - Harold Barko mentioned)

Computer Based Simulation - in Education:
[link to www.springerlink.com]
(can't read entire article)

Appreciation of C.West Churchman:
[link to projects.isss.org]
(look at About the Author, references Bushnell)

Educational Data Processing:
[link to oai.dtic.mil]

I'm going to do this in chunks. Next up Joseph P. Rice.
 
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