ERIC Number: EJ428634
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Whole Language: A Viable Alternative for Special and Remedial Education?
Smith-Burke, M. Trika; And Others
Topics in Language Disorders, v11 n3 p58-68 May 1991
This article explores the assumptions of traditional remedial and learning disabilities education and summarizes empirical evidence challenging this approach; examines the assumptions underlying whole language and the teacher's role in a whole language context; presents data on the efficacy of whole language instructional programs; and discusses the potential benefits of whole language for special populations. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Whole Language Theory and Practice: Implications for the Language Impaired.