ERIC Number: EJ490999
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Content Organization and Instructional Design Issues in the Development of History Texts.
Harniss, Mark K.; And Others
Learning Disability Quarterly, v17 n3 p235-48 Sum 1994
This article describes problems with content area textbooks, outlines difficulties for mainstreamed students with learning disabilities, and reviews ways to improve the content organization and instructional strategies of content area texts using examples from a U.S. history text. Strategies include a problem-solution-effect text structure, unifying principles, concept maps, interspersed questions, and review questions. (JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on Academic Instruction.