James Dunn Papers,1966-1990

Collection Number: 27-2-3170

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
James Dunn papers, 1966-1990.
Collection Number:
27-2-3170.
Creator:
James A. Dunn.
Quantity:
7 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, articles, manuscripts, manuals, photographs, film reels, reports, educational materials, notes, theses.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
Abstract:
Materials concerning the American Institutes for Research, education norms, vocational education, educational psychology and Dunn's career in the Education Department at Cornell University.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of Education, Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, articles, manuals, guides, course material, photographs and movies concerning the American Institutes for Research, education norms, vocational education, educational psychology and Dunn's career in the Education Department at Cornell University.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Dunn, James A.
American Institutes for Research.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University--Faculty.

Subjects:
Education--Study and teaching.
Educational psychology--study and teaching.
Vocational education--United States.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
James Dunn papers, #27-2-3170. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. American Institutes for Research (AIR), 1968-1977)
Boxes 1-2
Series II. OST, 1966-1979
Boxes 3-4
Series III. YETP: Basic Skills, 1980-1990
Box 3 Folder 8
Box 4 Folders 32-36
Boxes 5-7

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Project Plan
Box 1 Folder 1
AIR - Occupations
Box 1 Folder 2
AIR- Guidance program in the plan system of individualized education
Box 1 Folder 3
AIR- Contacts
1982
AIR- Evaluation project
Box 1 Folder 4
Project Plan
Box 1 Folder 5
Plan Guidance Flow Chart
AIR- VECS and CCEM
Box 1 Folder 6
AIR VECS II
1977
Box 1 Folder 7
CCEM- Monograph notebook
Box 1 Folder 8
CCEM- Publisher contacts
AIR- DS Project Descriptions
Box 1 Folder 9
CE curriculum materials guide
Box 1 Folder 10
Monograph III
Box 1 Folder 11
CCEM Monograph
Box 1 Folder 12
Project Descriptions
AIR- Salary Chronology
Box 1 Folder 13
Old AIR salary schedules
Box 1 Folder 14, 16
Salary chronology
Box 1 Folder 15
Recent AIR correspondence
AIR- Benefits
Box 1 Folder 16
Personnel Reviews- JAD
AIR- Other Files
Box 1 Folder 17
AIR- Employees' Handbook
Box 1 Folder 18
Annual Report
1980
Box 1 Folder 19
AIR Corporate
Box 1 Folder 20
AIR Phone Directory
1977
AIR- Greenbriar 71
Box 1 Folder 21
AIR Directors' Meeting- Greenbriar
Jan. 1971
AIR- La Costa 74
Box 1 Folder 22
Report to the Board of Directors- American Institutes for Research
Aug. 17-19, 1974
Box 1 Folder 23
La Costa
1975
Box 1 Folder 24
Report to the Board of Directors, American Institutes for Research
Feb. 14-16, 1975
Box 1 Folder 25
Report to the Board of Directors, American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences
Feb. 5-8, 1976
Box 1 Folder 26
Project Record - American Institutes of Research Developmental Systems Group
Box 2 Folder 1-2
Report to the Board of Directors, American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences
Aug. 20-23, 1976
Box 2 Folder 3
JAD/WVS Memos: Personnel Policies
Box 2 Folder 4
Chronological File
Nov. 1976
Box 2 Folder 5
WVC Chronological file
Box 2 Folder 6
Summary of Problems with WVC
Box 2 Folder 7
Personal Problems with WVC
Box 2 Folder 8
"For discussion with Bill Clemans"
Box 2 Folder 9
Contracts
Box 2 Folder 10
Copyright Agreement
Box 2 Folder 11
Suggested Agreement Formats
Box 2 Folder 12
Preliminary Drafts- publishing agreement
Box 2 Folder 13
Draft Revisions- Plan Guidance Modules
Box 2 Folder 14
Plan Guidance Modules
DS Brochures and Promo Materials
Box 2 Folder 15
DS Brochures
Box 2 Folder 16
DS Promo Materials
Box 2 Folder 18
DS Promo Materials
AIR Promotion Materials
Box 2 Folder 17
AIR Promotion Materials
Box 2 Folder 19
Program Promotion Plan
Box 2 Folder 20
Sponsor Contact Form
Box 2 Folder 21
DS Administrative Guide
Box 2 Folder 22
Cost of Living- AIR growth
Manuals
Box 3 Folder 1
The OST: Theory, Instrument and Norms, by James Dunn
1969
Box 3 Folder 2
On Science and Theory
1985
Box 3 Folder 3
Psychology and Assumptions Regarding the Nature of Man
1985
Box 3 Folder 4
Matrix Theory of Cognitive Structure
1985-1986
Box 3 Folder 5
III. Early Cognitive Theory: The Associationists
Mar. 17, 1986
Box 3 Folder 6
IV. Guilford and the Structuralists
Mar. 17, 1986
Box 3 Folder 7
V. Kelly and the Constructionists
June 1985
Box 3 Folder 8
OST Instrumentation
Manuscripts
Box 3 Folder 9
Sample Materials to Practice OST Scoring
Box 3 Folder 10
VII. "Cognitive Style & Its Impact on Cognitive Performance"
1985
Box 3 Folder 11
"Concept Formation, Cognitive Structures & Technology Transfer"
1985
Box 3 Folder 12
OST Literature
Box 3 Folder 37
OST Manuscript
1967
Box 4 Folder 1
"Characteristic Patterns of High and Low Performance Rated Counselor-Candidates," thesis by Robert Innis Havens
1966
Box 4 Folder 2
Exemplary Student Papers
Box 4 Folder 3
"The Object-Sorting Task Project Type: Structured Divergent Versus Normal Divergent" by Karoline A. Fuata'l
Spring 1988
Box 4 Folder 4
"A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Performance . . ." - by J.A. Dunn, Zhang Xiao-yan, & R.E. Ripple
Nov. 1988
Box 4 Folder 5
"A Comparative Study of Chinese and American Thinking Styles in Divergent and Convergent Thinking Tasks"- a thesis by Zhang Xiao-Yan
1987
Box 4 Folder 6
"On Concept Formation, Recognition and Utilization: A Method for the Study of Cognitive Operations" by James Dunn
Box 4 Folder 7
Three theses by Ronald Curcio, Philip Lane Safford & Barbara Lorraine Fisher Landau
Box 3 Folder 41
"Concept Formation, Recognition & Utilization"
1986
Box 3 Folder 42
Papers
Box 3 Folder 43
Lazarus Khabanyane, Education 711
July 1986
Box 3 Folder 44
Laura Bloomberg, Education 711
May 5, 1986
Box 3 Folder 45
Hansen, Zona Scheiner
1970
Concept Formation
Box 3 Folder 13
Livonia Study
Box 3 Folder 14
Progress Reports
Box 3 Folder 15
OST Graphs
Box 3 Folder 16
Miscellaneous Charts and Graphs
Box 3 Folder 17
Block Specifications
Box 3 Folder 18
Chapter IV Instrumentation
Box 3 Folder 19
OST Descriptors
Box 3 Folder 20
OST Intro
Box 3 Folder 21
Miscellaneous Materials
Box 3 Folder 22
"Patterns of Intellectual Development"
Box 3 Folder 23
"Request for Macintosh Programming Assistance"
Box 3 Folder 24
Concept Formation, Cognitive Structures and Technology Transfer"
OST Photographs
Box 3 Folder 25
Null Left
Box 3 Folder 26
Null Right
Box 3 Folder 27
Angular
Box 3 Folder 28
Short
Box 3 Folder 29
Tall
Box 3 Folder 30
OST Photos to do
Box 3 Folder 31
Test Strips
Box 3 Folder 32
Miscellaneous photographs for testing purposes
Box 3 Folder 33
Miscellaneous photograph materials
Box 3 Folder 34
Negatives
Box 3 Folder 35
OST photo book
Box 3 Folder 36
OST- master photo set
Other OST
Box 3 Folder 38
OST Results
Box 3 Folder 40
OST Monograph Part II- Results (original)
Data Coding and Analysis
Box 3 Folder 9
Instrumentation
Box 3 Folder 10
"School Management"
Box 4 Folder 13
Miscellaneous Charts and Graphs
Basic Skills Problem
Box 4 Folder 11, 14
Introduction to the Basic Skills Problem (clear overheads)
Box 4 Folder 12
Sample Letters, State and Local Norms: Basic Skills in Vocational Education
Box 4 Folder 15
Basic Skills through Vocational Education- overview and development
Box 4 Folder 16
Basic Skills Project
Box 4 Folder 17
Basic Skills Materials Development (overheads)
Box 4 Folder 18
Basic Skills Materials Revision and Final Product Production
Box 4 Folder 19
Miscellaneous Basic Skills Materials
Box 4 Folder 20
New York State Norms
1981
Box 4 Folder 21
New York State Norms
1983
Box 4 Folder 22
Utah Norms
1983
Box 4 Folder 23
Maryland Norms
1983
Box 4 Folder 24
Program Difference
1981
CIOE
Box 4 Folder 25
Reporting Student Progress
1979
Box 4 Folder 26
Managing Student Progress
1980-1981
Box 4 Folder 27
Student Program Planning Information
Box 4 Folder 28
Prescriptive Teaching
Box 4 Folder 29
Washington D.C. Basic Competency
1981
Box 4 Folder 30
AVEA attitudes survey
1982
Box 4 Folder 31
AVEA-CIOE
Box 4 Folder 32
Test Results
Box 3 Folder 8
YETP Curriculum Guide
Box 4 Folder 33
Basic Skills- annual report
1980-1981
Box 4 Folder 34
Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education (introductory guide)
Sept. 1980
Box 5 Folder 2
Business Proposals
1979
Box 5 Folder 3
Basic Skills Technical Assistance Requests
Box 4 Folder 35
Teaching Oral Communication Skills in Vocational Education
Sept. 1980
Box 4 Folder 36
Resource Guide, Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Sept. 1980
Talks and Workshops
Box 5 Folder 4
Cincinnati Consultation
1981
Box 5 Folder 5
New Jersey Talk
1982
Box 5 Folder 6
Maryland Workshop
1981
Box 5 Folder 7
Ohio State Conference
Feb. 1981
Box 5 Folder 8
Ohio State-CVTE visit
Box 5 Folder 9
Career Education National Forum held in Columbus, Ohio
Mar. 19-21, 1975
Box 5 Folder 10
University of Nevada in Las Vegas Conference
May 1982
Box 5 Folder 11
Utah State Conference
1982
Box 5 Folder 12
Speech notes from Sandy, Utah
1982
Box 5 Folder 13
Basic Skills Workshop in Sacramento, California
Mar. 1982
Box 5 Folder 14
Basic Skills Symposium
1981
Box 5 Folder 15
Basic Skills Workshop held in Cheverly, Maryland
Apr. 1982
Box 5 Folder 16
Basic Skills Workshop held in Seattle, Washington
Mar. 22, 1982
Box 5 Folder 17
Basic Skills Workshop held in Chicago, Illinois
Jan. 1982
Box 5 Folder 18
Basic Skills Workshop held in Atlanta, Georgia
Dec. 1981
Box 5 Folder 19
"A Vocational Education Mathematics Curriculum"- Cincinnati Public Schools
Dec. 12, 1981
Box 5 Folder 20
Basic Skills Workshop held in Chicopee, Massachusetts
Nov. 23-24, 1981
Box 5 Folder 21
Conference in theWestern Curriculum Coordination Center in Koror, Palau
Sept. 27- Oct. 1, 1981
Box 5 Folder 22
Arithmetic Norms for Vermont and New York States
1983 & 1986
Box 5 Folder 23
Example Survey of Basic Skills
Box 5 Folder 24
Essex Junction Pre/Post Arithmetic
Box 5 Folder 25
Cornell Test of Basic Skills: Basic Skills Overhead Presentation
New York State Norms
Box 5 Folder 26
Keys- Math
Box 5 Folder 27
Keys-Reading
Box 5 Folder 28
Test Key
Box 5 Folder 29
Keys- Arithmetic
Box 5 Folder 30
Guide to Vocational Education Materials and Practices
Box 5 Folder 31
New York State Norms
Vermont Norms
Box 5 Folder 32
Vermont Test Scores
Box 5 Folder 33
Outcomes of Occupational Education- Instrumentation Report (draft)
1984
Box 5 Folder 34
Outcomes of Occupational Education- Instrumentation Report
1984
Box 5 Folder 35
"Systematic Error Analysis as an Empirical Basis for Analytic Teaching"
Dec. 13, 1991
Box 5 Folder 36
Basic Skills Report
Basic Skills Guides
Box 5 Folder 37
Teacher Guide- Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Box 5 Folder 38
"Basic Skill Development Through Vocational Education" - Business Proposal
June 21, 1979
Box 5 Folder 39
"Literature Search,"Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Apr. 1989
Box 5 Folder 40
"Field Test Plan and Site Selection,"Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Apr. 1980
Box 5 Folder 41
Teaching Oral Communications Skills in Vocational Education
Oct. 1980
Box 5 Folder 42
Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Oct. 1980
Box 5 Folder 43
Teaching Reading Skills in Vocational Education
Oct. 1980
Box 5 Folder 44
Teaching Writing Skills in Vocational Education
Oct. 1980
Box 5 Folder 45
Teaching Mathematical Skills in Vocational Equation
Oct. 1980
Box 5 Folder 46
Teaching Basic Skills through Home Economics
Sept. 1981
Box 5 Folder 47
"Sample Lesson Ideas for Basic Skill Instruction in Selected Vocational Programs," Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Apr. 1982
Box 5 Folder 48
"Selected Instructional Materials for Teaching Basic Skills in Vocational Education," Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Apr. 1982
Box 5 Folder 49
"Readability Analyses of Selected Vocational Texts," Teaching Basic Skills through Vocational Education
Apr. 1982
Box 5 Folder 50
Basic Skills Miscellaneous Materials
Box 6 Folder 1
Proposal for an external degree program leading to the Degree of Master of Arts with a major in Vocational Education
May 1975
Box 6 Folder 2
Evaluation Report, External Degree Programs
1976-77
Box 6 Folder 3
CCEM Interim Reports
Dec. 1975
Box 6 Folder 4
Field Test and Revision of 88 Career Education Curriculum Units
May 9, 1974
Box 6 Folder 5-6
Design and Packaging of Impact Evaluation Models for Peace Corps Programs- Part I
Sept. 20, 1976
Box 6 Folder 7
Basic Skills Development through Vocational Education- annual report
1980-81
Box 6 Folder 8
State Dissemination Plan for Vocational Education Instructional Materials- Business Proposal
July 16, 1981
Box 6 Folder 9
State Dissemination Plan for Vocational Education Instructional Materials- Technical Proposal
July 16, 1981
Box 6 Folder 10-11
TV-CAP Career Awareness Programs for Children- Part I
Jan. 30, 1976
Box 6 Folder 12
Miscellaneous Basic Skills materials
Box 6 Folder 13
Request for Proposal- Field Testing Vocational Education Curriculum Specialist Materials
Aug. 21, 1978
Box 6 Folder 14
Request for Proposal- Basic Skill Development Through Vocational Education
June 21, 1979
Box 6 Folder 15
"Freestyle Follow-up" found in American Education
Dec. 1980
Box 6 Folder 16
Basic Skill Development through Vocational Education - Technical Proposal
June 21, 1979
Box 6 Folder 17
Basic Skill Development through Vocational Education - Technical Proposal with best and final addendum
Sept. 18, 1979
Box 6 Folder 18
Identification of Evaluated, Exemplary Activities in Career Education (K-12)
May 12, 1977
Box 6 Folder 19
Building Your Tomorrows- Module P-7-1-G
Box 6 Folder 20
Building Your Tomorrows- Module E-6-1-G
Box 6 Folder 21
Building Your Tomorrows- Module E-7-1-G
Box 6 Folder 22
Building Your Tomorrows- Module E-7-2-G
Box 6 Folder 23
Building Your Tomorrows- Module E-7-3-G
Box 6 Folder 24
Building Your Tomorrows- Module E-8-1-G
Box 6 Folder 25
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-3-1-G
Box 6 Folder 26
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-6-1-G
Box 6 Folder 27
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-6-3-G
Box 6 Folder 28
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-7-1-G
Box 6 Folder 29
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-7-2-G
Box 6 Folder 30
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-7-3-G
Box 6 Folder 31
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-8-1-G
Box 6 Folder 32
Building Your Tomorrows- Module S-6-2-G
Box 6 Folder 33
Building Your Tomorrows- Module S-7-1-G
Box 6 Folder 34
Building Your Tomorrows- Module S-7-2-G
Box 6 Folder 35
Building Your Tomorrows- Module S-7-4-G
Box 6 Folder 36
Building Your Tomorrows- Module S-8-1-G
Box 6 Folder 37
Building Your Tomorrows- Module S-8-2-G
Box 6 Folder 38
Building Your Tomorrows- Module S-2-1-G
Box 6 Folder 39
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-5-1-G
Box 6 Folder 40
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-5-2-G
Box 6 Folder 41
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-5-4-G
Box 6 Folder 42
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-5-5-G
Box 6 Folder 43
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-5-7-G
Box 6 Folder 44
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-5-8-G
Box 6 Folder 45
Building Your Tomorrows- Module M-5-9-G
Box 6 Folder 46
Building Your Tomorrows- Module P-5-9-G
Box 6 Folder 47
Building Your Tomorrows- Module P-5-10-G
Box 6 Folder 48
Building Your Tomorrows- Module P-5-10-G
Box 6 Folder 49
Building Your Tomorrows- Module P-5-11-G
Box 6 Folder 50
Module List and Descriptions
Box 7 Folder 1
AIR Proposal Writing
Box 7 Folder 2
CCEM Monthly & Quarterly Progress Reports
Box 7 Folder 3
AIR- "Publisher Procurement for Educational Products" by James Dunn
June 1977
Box 7 Folder 4
AIR-"Toward More Natural Field Testing of Classroom Materials" by Dewey Lipe & Jacqueline E. Haveman
June 1977
Box 7 Folder 5
AIR-"Career Education Curriculum Materials Guide" by Carol B. Kaplan
June 1977
Box 7 Folder 6-8
Field Test Report on 130 Career Education Modules- Parts II-IV
Dec. 1976
Box 7 Folder 9
Basic Skills Worksheet
Box 7 Folder 10
Career Education Curriculum Development: Grades K-9
Oct. 1974
Course 311
Box 7 Folder 12
Education 311
Box 7 Folder 13
Education 311 - lecture notes
Box 7 Folder 14
Education 311 - master review
Box 7 Folder 15
Scholar's Soliloquy
Box 7 Folder 28
Education 311 - overhead slides
Jan. 1990
Education Courses
Box 7 Folder 16
Education 610 - Course Syllabus
Fall 1987
Box 7 Folder 17
Education 711 - Course Description
Spring 1988
Box 7 Folder 18
Education 612 - Course Announcement & Topic Outline
Spring 1985
Box 7 Folder 19
Education 612 - Reading List
Spring 1985
Box 7 Folder 11
Education 310 - course description
Fall 1989
Box 7 Folder 20
Current Criticism
Box 7 Folder 21
Education 212 - Readings
Box 7 Folder 22
"On Schools and Schooling: Lessons From a Review of the History of American Education" written by James A. Dunn
Box 7 Folder 23
Psychopathology
Box 7 Folder 24
POW
Box 7 Folder 25
Conflict and Stress
Box 7 Folder 26
Developmental Psychology- Readings
1990
Box 7 Folder 27
Educational Psychology
Summer 1969
Readings for Educational Psychology-Education 311
Box 7 Folder 29
"The Social Psychology of Instruction"
Box 7 Folder 30
"Developmental Psychology"
Jan. 1990
Box 7 Folder 31
"Intelligence and Creativity"
Jan. 1990
Box 7 Folder 32
"Testing and Assessment"
July 1989
Box 7 Folder 33
"Learning"
July 1989
Box 7 Folder 34
"Cognitive Psychology"
July 1, 1989
Box 7 Folder 35
"Instructional Psychology"
Jan. 1990
Box 7 Folder 36
"Research and Research Methods"
July 1, 1989
Box 7 Folder 37
"Thinking and Cognition"
Jan. 1990
Box 7 Folder 38
"Perception"
Jan. 1990
Reels
Reel 1
The Evolution of Clinical Psychology, Molly Harrower
Reel 1
Projective use of the Wechsler, Bellevue
Reel 2
Measurement of Abilities, Ann Anastasi
Reel 3
The Development of Clinical Psychology, Lawrence E. Abt
Reel 3
Clinical and Developmental Aspects of Child Psychology, Charlotte Buhler
Reel 4
Perception and Reading, J. Bergan