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ERIC Number: ED214118
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Nov
Pages: 63
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
An Investigation of the Trends in Vocabulary Research and the Effects of Prior Knowledge on Instructional Strategies for Vocabulary Acquisition.
Johnson, Dale D.; And Others
In presenting a historical overview of trends in vocabulary research, this paper emphasizes the importance of word knowledge as a critical component in reading comprehension. It describes research examining current psychological and pedagogical models as they relate to vocabulary knowledge, and explores vocabulary research in the area of specific teaching strategies as it has grown out of previous vocabulary research findings. It then presents several teaching strategies that reflect an information processing orientation and describes semantic mapping and semantic feature analysis procedures, as well as other, more conventional vocabulary instructional strategies. (Author/FL)
analysis procedures, as well as other, more conventional,
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Madison.