Degree of Mnemonic Support and Students' Acquisition of Science Facts
ECTAJTRD Volume 35, Number 2, ISSN 0148-5806
Describes study of eighth grade students conducted to test the effectiveness of mnemonic techniques to recall attributes of minerals. Results indicate that mnemonic instruction, when accompanied by experimentor-provided keywords and mnemonic illustrations, produced superior recall on both immediate and delayed performance tests. (Author/LRW)
Morrison, C.R. & Levin, J.R. (1987). Degree of Mnemonic Support and Students' Acquisition of Science Facts. Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development, 35(2), 67-74.