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ERIC Number: EJ637228
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1092-4388
Directiveness in Teachers' Language Input to Toddlers and Preschoolers in Day Care.
Girolametto, Luigi; Weitzman, Elaine; van Lieshout, Riet; Duff, Dawna
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, v43 n5 p1101-14 Oct 2000
Five subtypes of directiveness were examined in the interactions of day care teachers with toddler and preschooler groups. Results confirmed that instructional context is an important mediator of teachers' directiveness and suggest that subtypes of directiveness have different effects on child language output. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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