ERIC Number: EJ630663
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Balancing Theory and Practice: A Study of Preservice Reading Textbooks.
Applegate, Mary D.; Quinn, Kathleen B.; Applegate, Anthony J.
Journal of Reading Education, v26 n3 p7-16 Spr 2001
Articulates the nature of the interactive/constructivist model, describes the role of the teacher in guiding and facilitating student growth, and derives principles of teaching that could serve as the basis for a systematic review of textbooks. Emphasizes the fact that teacher preparation programs must ready candidates to actively analyze, critique and monitor the lessons in light of their theoretical orientation. (SG)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Teacher Education, Teacher Role, Textbook Evaluation, Theory Practice Relationship
Organization of Teacher Educators in Reading, Dewayne Smith, Managing Editor, 2211 N.E. Halsey, No. 11, Portland, OR 97232.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A