ERIC Number: ED341999
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Literature Instruction: A Focus on Student Response.
Langer, Judith A., Ed.
Intended to provide an overview of current thinking on response-oriented literature instruction and meant to stimulate dialogue leading to reform, this book reports research findings and ideas from teacher conferences of the Center for the Learning and Teaching of Literature at the State University of New York at Albany. The book contains the following articles: (1) "The Background for Reform" (Arthur N. Applebee); (2) "Testing Literature" (Alan C. Purves); (3) "Rethinking Literature Instruction" (Judith A. Langer); (4) "Five Kinds of Literary Knowing" (Robert A. Probst); (5) "Challenging Questions in the Teaching of Literature" (Susan Hynds); (6) "Teaching Literature: From Clerk to Explorer" (Jayne DeLawter); (7) "Literary Reading and Classroom Constraints: Aligning Practice with Theory" (Patrick X. Dias); and (8) "To Teach (Literature)?" (Anthony Petrosky). (NKA)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Literature Appreciation, Reader Response, Student Reaction, Teacher Student Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 33185-0015; $10.95 members, $14.95 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, DC.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Aesthetic Reading; Center for the Learning and Teaching of Literature; Educational Issues