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RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909-

Born on July 29, 1909, in Jeffersonville, Ind., David Garriott Ryans is the son of John Byron and Carrie Grifliths Ryans. He received the A.B. degree from DePauw University in 1932 and the degrees of A.M. in 1933 and Ph.D. in 1937 from the University of Minnesota. In 1935 he married Rosann Greco and they had two sons, David Garriott, Jr., and Richard Frank.

Ryans was an instructor at Eveleth Junior College ( Minn. ), 1933-37, and dean of faculty and professor of psychology at William Woods College, 1937-39. Affiliating with the American Council on Education in 1939, he was executive secretary of both the Cooperative Test Service and the National Teacher Examinations during 1939-43. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1943-46, and was director of the National Teacher Examinations, 1946-48. He taught at the University of California ( Los Angeles ), 1948-58, and the University of Texas, 1948-61. Ryans worked for the System Development Corporation, 1961-64, and joined the University of page: [532][View Page [532]] Hawaii faculty as director of the education research and development center in 1964. He became educational psychology editor, Chandler Publishing Company, in 1959; educational consultant, CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGY, in 1961; and a member of the editorial board, JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, in 1966.

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  • The First Step in Guidance: Self-Appraisal …. New York, 1941.Search "The First Step in Guidance: Self-Appraisal …" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Measuring the Intellectual and Cultural Backgrounds of Teaching Candidates …. New York, 1941.Search "Measuring the Intellectual and Cultural Backgrounds of Teaching
                                        Candidates …" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Growth, Teaching, and Learning (with others). New York, 1957.Search "Growth, Teaching, and Learning (with others)" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • Characteristics of Teachers, Their Description, Comparison, and Appraisal; a Research Study. Washington, D.C., 1960.Search "Characteristics of Teachers, Their Description, Comparison, and
                                        Appraisal; a Research Study" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • The Application of Programmed Instruction and Audio-Instructional Devices in Colleges and Their Relation to a Theory of Instruction. Santa monica, 1963.Search "The Application of Programmed Instruction and Audio-Instructional
                                        Devices in Colleges and Their Relation to a Theory of Instruction" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Information Systems Approach to Education. Santa Monica, 1963.Search "An Information Systems Approach to Education" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
  • An Information-System Approach to Theory of Instruction with Special Reference to the Teacher. Santa monica, 1963.Search "An Information-System Approach to Theory of Instruction with
                                        Special Reference to the Teacher" by RYANS, DAVID GARRIOTT: 1909- in IUCAT, Google Books, OCLC WorldCat, or HathiTrust
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