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Lenses on reading : an introduction to theories and models

Author: Diane H Tracey; Lesley Mandel Morrow
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Online-Ausg.]View all editions and formats

Provides a survey of the major theories and models that influence reading instruction and research. This book helps readers learn why theory matters in designing and implementing high-quality  Read more...


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diane H Tracey; Lesley Mandel Morrow
ISBN: 1593852975 9781593852979 1593852967 9781593852962
OCLC Number: 704634011
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 238 p.) : ill.
Contents: Introduction to Theories and Models. Early Roots: Early Theories and Models Applicable to Reading (400 B.C.-1899). Behaviorism: The Dominant Educational Theory for 50 Years (1900-1950s). Constructivism (1920s-Present). Theories of Literacy Development (1930s-Present). Social Learning Perspectives (1960s-Present). Information/Cognitive Processing Perspectives (1950s-1970s). Information/Cognitive Processing Perspectives, Continued (1980s). Information/Cognitive Processing Perspectives: State of the Art (1989-Present). Putting It All Together. Appendix A: Summary Chart: Onset of Presented Theoretical Perspectives Affecting Literacy Education. Appendix B: Summary of Theories Presented and Sample, Representative Instructional Practices.
Responsibility: Diane H. Tracey, Lesley Mandel Morrow.
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