ERIC Number: ED264595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Research in the Teaching of the English Language Arts.
Bergdahl, David, Ed.
FOCUS: Teaching English Language Arts, v9 n2 Win 1983
The 28 essays in this journal issue focus on methodology, interpretation, and classroom application of research in the language arts. Following a preface on the role of research in English instruction, the topics discussed include the following: (1) a research base for a large-scale evaluation of writing; (2) implications of teaching writing as communication; (3) practical applications of language learning theory in the middle school and junior high; (4) a comparison of the direct method and the context method of teaching vocabulary; (5) how research can affect curriculum decisions; (6) the speaking writing relationship; (7) research on gender and writing; (8) sentence combining exercises; (9) a model to overcome writer's block in the composing process; (10) research-based English teacher skills for classroom interaction; (11) a research-based rationale for using drama in the classroom; (12) the divided self in the classics and popular literature as a topic for composition classes; (13) research on revision; (14) hemispheric integration and composition; and (15) audience in composition. (HTH)
Descriptors: Cerebral Dominance, Comparative Analysis, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Language Arts, Revision (Written Composition), Sentence Combining, Sex Differences, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Vocabulary Development, Writing Evaluation, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Ohio Council of Teachers of English.; Ohio Univ., Athens. Dept. of English Language and Literature.