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ERIC Number: ED246012
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 75
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. School of Education.
Note: This document is part of the Learning About....Series.