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Tracey, Diane H
Lenses on reading : an introduction to theories and models / Diane H. Tracey, Lesley Mandel Morrow
2nd ed
New York : Guilford Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1050 .T69 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject Reading philosophy -- History
Subject(s) Reading -- Research -- Methodology -- History
Reading, Psychology of -- History
Physical Description xx, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-232) and indexes
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
NOTE Gift from an anonymous donor, 2013
Alternate Author Morrow, Lesley Mandel

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