ERIC Number: ED403242
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Creating Learning Experiences: The Role of Instructional Theory and Research.
Joyce, Bruce R.; Calhoun, Emily F.
This is an introduction to some of the teaching models that have been developed and studied through modern educational research. Some models are designed to accomplish specific objectives, such as teaching students to form and attain concepts; some have generic applications that adapt to a range of learning styles and curriculum areas. Information-processing models include inductive thinking, concept attainment, scientific inquiry, inquiry training, cognitive growth, advance organizer, mnemonics, and synectics. Social models include group investigation, social inquiry, jurisprudential inquiry, laboratory method, role-playing, positive interdependence, and structured social inquiry. Personal models include nondirective teaching, awareness training, classroom meeting, self-actualization, and conceptual systems. Behavioral systems models include social learning, mastery learning, programmed learning, simulation, direct teaching, and anxiety reduction. For each model, the underlying theory is discussed, research is examined, and scenarios illustrating its use are provided. (Contains 85 references.) (JLS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Curriculum Design, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Learning Theories, Research and Development, Teacher Role, Teaching Models, Theory Practice Relationship
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 N. Pitt St., Alexandria, VA 22314-1453 (ASCD Stock No. 196229, $11.95 members; $13.95 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.