Oral history interview with Ralph Tyler [electronic resource], 1983.
|Creator: ||Tyler, Ralph W. 1902-1994||Project: ||Spencer Foundation project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||Sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Intellectual background; recollections of Lyle Spencer through Tyler's position as chair of Science Research Associates' Educational Advisory Board, 1950- ; impressions of several products: Selective Service Qualifying examination, the Reading Laboratory, American College Testing Program; creation of the Spencer Foundation: finding board members, a chair and president; method of finding good research and effective distribution of funds; description of Tyler's own work as Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.