ERIC Number: ED229765
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Reading and Writing: Concepts for Teaching and Learning. Proceedings of the Language Communications Conferences (30th and 31st, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 13-15, 1977 and June 19-21, 1978).
Scales, Alice M., Ed.; Peebles, James D., Ed.
Eight papers addressing a variety of issues in communication skills and language arts instruction are contained in this document. Among the topics covered in the eight papers are the following: (1) language structure in teaching reading, (2) issues of dialect-specific materials, (3) language mismatch in the reading classroom, (4) miscue analysis, (5) language patterns in the classroom, (6) encouraging students to respond to literature, (7) ways of promoting student writing, (8) using cloze procedure, (9) formal standardized tests, (10) technology in the classroom, and (11) encouraging parents to help their children become literate. The document concludes with abstracts of workshops held at the conferences at which the papers were given. (JL)
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Communication Skills, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Language Arts, Language Patterns, Literature Appreciation, Miscue Analysis, Parent Student Relationship, Reading Instruction, Standardized Tests, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Div. of Teacher Development.