Oral history with Jerome S. Bruner [electronic resource], 1999.
|Creator: ||Bruner, Jerome S.||Project: ||Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 38 pages sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) video file : digital preservation master, mxf files|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Establishment of Center for Cognitive Studies [Center] at Harvard University through Carnegie Corporation of New York [Carnegie] grant; faculty perception of Center's activities; explanation of Center's research aims; emphasis on pedagogy by research center's leadership; close professional relationships with other researchers receiving Carnegie funding; Center's research topics during first five years: relationship between language and thought, visual perception, cognitive development; publication of Studies in Cognitive Growth; application process for Carnegie grant renewal; Carnegie responsiveness to changes in Center's financial needs; Center's later years: creation of a general education curriculum in cognitive psychology, research on cultural deprivation and early childhood development; implementation of experimental preschool program in Italy; role of Carnegie in fostering community education initiatives
Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1999.