ERIC Number: ED029898
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Squire, James R.
This review of research summarizes major studies in the teaching of literature in the following areas: the history of literary instruction and attitudes toward teaching literature in the United States, the objectives of English literature instruction, curriculum experimentation and innovation, instructional procedures, juvenile and adolescent reading interests, response to literature, student evaluation and testing instruments, and teacher preparation. An extensive bibliography on teaching literature is provided. (LH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Research, English Curriculum, English Instruction, English Literature, Experimental Curriculum, Literary Criticism, Literature, Literature Appreciation, Literature Programs, Reading Interests, Research Reviews (Publications), Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Student Reaction, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, United States Literature
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Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Note: In "Encyclopedia of Educational Research," 4th ed. (London: The Macmillan Company, Collier-Macmillan Ltd., 1969), pp. 461-73.