Lenses on reading : an introduction to theories and models (Book, 2012) [Kutztown University]
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Lenses on reading : an introduction to theories and models

Author: Diane H Tracey; Lesley Mandel Morrow
Publisher: New York : The Guilford Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Subject Areas/Keywords: behaviorism, cognitive processing, constructivism, educational psychology, literacy development, literacy instruction, models, reading, research methods, social learning, teaching, theories, theorists, theory. Description: This widely adopted text explores key theories and models that frame reading instruction and research. Readers learn why theory matters in designing and implementing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane H Tracey; Lesley Mandel Morrow
ISBN: 9781462504701 1462504701 9781462504732 1462504736
OCLC Number: 757477480
Description: xx, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to theories and models --
Early roots: early theories and models applicable to reading (400 B.C.E.-1899) --
Behaviorism: the dominant educational perspectives for 50 years (1900-1950s) --
Constructivism (1920s-present) --
Theories of literacy development (1930s-present) --
Social learning perspectives (1960s-present) --
Cognitive-processing perspectives --
Putting it all together --
Appendix A. Summary chart: onset of presented theoretical perspectives affecting literacy education --
Appendix B. Summary of theories presented and sample representative instructional practices.
Responsibility: Diane H. Tracey, Lesley Mandel Morrow.

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"Subject Areas/Keywords: behaviorism, cognitive processing, constructivism, educational psychology, literacy development, literacy instruction, models, reading, research methods, social learning, teaching, theories, theorists, theory. Description: This widely adopted text explores key theories and models that frame reading instruction and research. Readers learn why theory matters in designing and implementing high-quality instruction and research; how to critically evaluate the assumptions and beliefs that guide their own work; and what can be gained by looking at reading through multiple theoretical lenses. For each theoretical model, classroom applications are brought to life with engaging vignettes and teacher reflections. Research applications are discussed and illustrated with descriptions of exemplary studies"--
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"Lenses on Reading is a unique text for our field. It introduces important theoretical perspectives and helps readers learn to apply them to real classroom situations. I have used the first edition Read more...

 
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