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ERIC Number: ED264595
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 160
Abstractor: 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)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Ohio Council of Teachers of English.; Ohio Univ., Athens. Dept. of English Language and Literature.