ERIC Number: ED137777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
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The Teaching of English: The Seventy-sixth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education. Part I.
Squire, James R., Ed.
This yearbook analyzes present concerns and controversies in the teaching of English and summarizes what has been learned during the three decades of curriculum reform, since the last yearbook that dealt with the teaching of English. Separately authored chapters discuss language and the nature of learning, developing power and expressiveness in the language learning process, language competencies essential for coping in our society, views of nonprint media, values in the English classroom, changing content in the English curriculum, creating learning environments, evaluating growth in English, changing patterns in teacher education, the future direction of English teaching, and societal forces shaping the context for English teaching. (AA)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Evaluation, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Literature, Mass Media, Preschool Education, Teacher Education, Testing, Values, Writing (Composition), Yearbooks
The University of Chicago Press, 5801 Ellis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60637 ($12.00 cloth)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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