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ERIC Number: ED263653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 85
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Administration and the Language Arts Curriculum (A Collection of Essays).
Ediger, Marlow
Eleven essays concerning the teaching of the language arts, ranging in length from 3 to 16 pages, are collected in this document. "Oral Communication and the Learner" considers students' needs as learners and effective methods for teaching oral communication. "The Teacher and the Psychology of Learning" draws on behaviorism, humanism, and the structure of knowledge for guidance in curriculum-building. Learning psychology, textbook use, and progress assessment are the focuses of "The Handwriting Curriculum.""Developing the Reading Curriculum" reviews objectives, learning activities, and appraisal methods. The objectives of writing programs are related to the teaching methods used in "Issues in the Writing Curriculum.""Organizing the Language Arts Curriculum" explores the continuum from the separate subjects curriculum to the integrated curriculum and considers pupil grouping. Principles underlying various theories of learning are identified in "Theories of Learning and the Language Arts.""Objectives and Learning Activities in the Language Arts" lists numerous possible language arts objectives and describes language arts centers in open space education. "The Writing Curriculum: Creative Versus Practical" considers the purposes of writing programs. "Evaluation of Teachers" reviews factors affecting teacher certification and teacher education. "Reading and the Philosophical Arena" examines the impact that educational philosophies on reading have on curriculum decisions. (PGD)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A