National Library of Australia

Enjoy a CovidSafe visit to the National Library. Read more...

You must be logged in to Tag Records
Integrating Content Instruction in the College Classroom [microform] : Integrated Language Arts Instruction in the Elementary School / Patricia O. Richards
Bib ID 5603023
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Richards, Patricia O
 
Online Versions
Description [S.l.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1996 
10 p. 
Summary

This paper describes the development of a course that would improve instruction for preservice teachers and for elementary school students through "real world" integration of reading and the related processes of listening, speaking, and writing. "Integrated Language Arts Instruction in the Elementary School" is presented as a model for field-based methods courses seeking a balance between traditional approaches and a whole language philosophy. The preservice teachers were placed in the elementary school classroom in groups, allowing them to collaborate and share observations, insights, concerns, and teaching responsibilities; university faculty met with the preservice teachers and the K-6 faculty at the elementary school. University classes covered the knowledge base relative to language and literacy acquisition, making connections between the field experiences and the knowledge base. At the end of the course, preservice teachers demonstrated greater understanding in their planning and teaching by observation, by their performance on several evaluation instruments, and in their student teaching the following semester. In the first year, the elementary school experienced significantly improved scores on the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program instrument compared to prior years. The success of the program encouraged other collaborative efforts between methods courses and elementary schools and prompted program revisions to make methods courses more interdisciplinary. (Contains 18 references.) (ND)

Notes

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (51st, New Orleans, LA, March 16-19, 1996).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Classroom Techniques.  |  College School Cooperation.  |  Elementary Education.  |  Field Experience Programs.  |  Higher Education.  |  Interdisciplinary Approach.  |  Knowledge Base for Teaching.  |  Language Arts.  |  Methods Courses.  |  Partnerships in Education.  |  Preservice Teacher Education.  |  Reading Instruction.  |  Teaching Methods.  |  Theory Practice Relationship.  |  Whole Language Approach.
Form/genre Reports, Research.  |  Speeches/Meeting Papers.
Available From ERIC 

Online

In the Library

Request this item to view in the Library's reading rooms using your library card. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video Help Video.

Details Collect From
mc 2253 ED404323 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
This item may be online. Please search the ERIC website prior to requesting this microfiche item.

Order a copy

- Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. We will contact you if necessary.

Help Video To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video Help Video.
close Can I borrow items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close What can I get online?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

close Can I get copies of items from the Library?

You need Flash player 8+ and JavaScript enabled to view this video embedded.

You can view this on the NLA website.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags
Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other First Nations people are advised that this catalogue contains names, recordings and images of deceased people and other content that may be culturally sensitive. Please also be aware that you may see certain words or descriptions in this catalogue which reflect the author’s attitude or that of the period in which the item was created and may now be considered offensive.