ERIC Number: ED246012
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Learning about Instruction: Teacher-Initiated Verbal Directions and Eliciting Questions. A Personal Workshop.
Lowery, Lawrence F.; Marshall, Hermine H.
This set of materials is designed to enhance the effectiveness of teachers' uses of structuring statements and questioning strategies. The material is presented as a series of self-directed workshops focusing on teacher-initiated verbal directions and questioning strategies and how these can be used strategically to enhance students' thinking. Topics of the workshops are: (1) defining types of teacher-initiated structuring statements and questions; (2) identifying types of written statements and questions; (3) making a profile of scored statements and questions; (4) classifying statements and questions from a transcript (2 parts); (5) classifying questions from an audiotape (2 parts); (6) assessing statement or questioning strategies; (7) matching strategies to instructional profiles; (8) matching goals to questions; (9) classifying statements or questions using your own audio- or video-tape; (10) sequencing questions strategically; (11) using statements and questions strategically; (12) matching types of statements and questions to learning processes; (13) practicing statement and questioning strategies; (14) identifying types of student responses to statements and questions; (15) classifying student responses from transcripts; and (16) analyzing the length of student responses to teacher questions. A review of research on the use of questions in instruction is included as well as a bibliography and questioning strategies assessment sheets. (JD)
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Discovery Learning, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Independent Study, Inquiry, Learning Strategies, Programed Instructional Materials, Questioning Techniques, Secondary School Teachers, Student Reaction, Student Teacher Relationship, Teacher Education, Teacher Response, Teaching Methods
Educational Research and Applications Program, 4651 Tolman Hall, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. School of Education.
Note: This document is part of the Learning About....Series.