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Unformatted text preview: ess. Consider the different instructional techniques used by the
• Manny Garcia pauses after he asks a thought-provoking question to
give his students time to think. 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.
An instructional strategy combines several principles and techniques
together to create an overall approach for teaching a lesson, or in some cases, a
way to organize and structure classrooms for learning. Very often, an instructional
strategy is associated with a particular theory, but the same strategy can be
connected to more than on...
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This document was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course EPS 324 at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08