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1 Chapter 7 Instructional Techniques, Strategies, And Technology Your decisions about how to teach will be influenced by many factors including the nature of your students, the requirements of your curricula, and the necessity to prepare students for high-stakes testing. As a result of these influences and others, you are likely to need a variety of instructional techniques and strategies to be successful. The main goal of this chapter, therefore, is to familiarize you with instructional techniques and strategies from different theoretical perspectives. In addition, we sill describe technology applications that can be used to support these different instructional techniques and strategies. Chapter Organization and Objectives Our discussions of instructional techniques, strategies, and educational technology are organized around the theoretical principles presented in chapters 2 through 6. When you have completed this chapter, you should be able to do the following. Identify teaching techniques and a teaching strategy for implementing behavioral learning principles. Identify teaching techniques associated with social cognitive principles.
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2 Identify teaching techniques and a teaching strategy for implementing information-processing learning principles. Identify teaching techniques and a teaching strategy for implementing constructivist learning principles. Explain how principles of motivation theories influence your selection and use of instructional techniques and strategies. Identify technology applications to support the techniques and strategies from each theoretical perspective. Instructional Principles, Techniques, and Strategies As stated previously in Chapter 1, a theoretical principle is a general guideline that evolves out of the beliefs of a particular theory, and that helps connect that theory to classroom practice. For example, behaviorists tend to believe that learning is an incremental process. Consequently, one of their principles is that classroom learning needs to occur gradually and step-by step. An instructional technique is a specific action taken by teachers during the instructional process, and can be thought of as a single component of the teaching process. Consider the different instructional techniques used by the following teachers. Manny Garcia pauses after he asks a thought-provoking question to give his students time to think.
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3 Joanne Marino writes specific feedback on her students’ English compositions. John Woodall writes measurable objectives for his special education students. Instructional techniques are usually associated with learning theories that analyze teaching into its component parts such as behavioral learning theory and information-processing theory. Consequently, the majority of the techniques described in this chapter are typically associated with these two theoretical perspectives, but they are used in one form or another by many different approaches to teaching.
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