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Instruction A Models Approach

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ISBN-10: 0205367755

ISBN-13: 9780205367757

Edition: 4th 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Mary Alice Gunter, Thomas H. Estes, Jan Hasbrouck Schwab

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List price: $91.80
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/23/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 420
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Tom Estesnbsp;holds the distinction of Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia. From 1970 to 2001, he served as professor of Reading Education in the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. During his tenure at the University he was engaged in research related to how children learn to read, focusing on how they acquire the ability to read for the purpose of learning. He was principal investigator on an NIE/NSF research project on the relationship between text structure and comprehension. He is author ofReading and Learning in the Content Classroom, 2nd edition (1985) andReading and Reasoning Beyond the Primary Grades(1986), both published by Allyn & Bacon. nbsp; Susan L. Mintz , associate professor at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, is the program coordinator of Secondary Education.nbsp; She received her Ph.D. in teacher education from Syracuse University.nbsp; Dr. Mintz teaches both pre-service teachers and curriculum and instruction graduate students.nbsp; She is a member of the Secondary CLASS observation team at the Universityrsquo;s Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning.

Preface
Planning for Instruction
Describing Educational Goals: The Learner, Society, and the Subject Matter
Determining Educational and Instructional Objectives
Organizing Content: Course, Unit, and Lesson Design
Summary of Part One
Matching Objectives to Instruction: A Models Approach
The Direct Instruction Model: Teaching Basic Skills, Facts, and Knowledge
The Concept Attainment Model: Defining Concepts Inductively
The Concept Development Model: Analyzing the Relationships between Parts of a Concept
Inquiry Models: Teaching Problem Solving through Discovery and Questioning
Synectics: Developing Creative Thinking and Problem Solving
The Cause and Effect Model: Influencing Events by Analyzing Causality
The Classroom Discussion Model: Conducting Classroom Discussions Based on the Preparation of Factual, Interpretive, and Evaluative Questions
The Vocabulary Acquisition Model: Learning the Spellings and Meanings of Words
The Resolution of Conflict Model: Reaching Solutions through Shared Perspectives
The Values Development Model: Mining the Curriculum for Ethical and Social Values
Cooperative Learning Models: Improving Student Achievement Using Small Groups
Models for Memory: Techniques for Improving the Recall of Information
Summary of Part Two
Putting It All Together: Matching Objectives to Instructional Models
A Kindergarten Case Study
A Middle School Case Study
A High School Case Study
The Wisdom of Practice: Creating a Positive Learning Environment
Summary of Part Three
Index