" Reciprocal Teaching is an insructional technique in which students and teacher take turns leading a dialogue about strategies for how to study some material. It is a form of apprenticeship and can be used with various curricula. Reciprocal Teaching parallels the new definition of reading that describes the process as a dynamic interaction between the reader and the text in the readers attempt to construct meaning from the text. Reciprocal Teaching is a model of constructivist learning. The main goal is to promote better Reading comprehension Reciprocal Teaching combines different techniques involving the who, what, and where, of learning. Learning groups are formed with a teacher and one or more students. They use a variety of different rading comprehension strategies to study a text passage in different ways. The teacher and students take turns being disuccion leaders. The teacher can provide hints, feedback, and comments as needed.
About Author :
Dr. B. Padma is Lecturer in Education at Department of Education, Mother Teresa Womens University, Kodaikanal, Tamilnadu. She holds M.A.,M.Ed., M.Phil and Ph.D. Degrees and her areas of specialisation are Language Education and Educational Technology, in which she got her Ph.D.from the Department of Educational Technology, Bharathidasan University. She has travelled widely on academic assignments and contributed papers in many National and International conferences. She also contributes to the fields of Education for the Disadvantaged in general and Womens Education in particular through Teaching, Research and Extension activities. As an active Teacher Educator, she has the distinction of having experimented the effectiveness of Reciprocal Teaching Techniques in improving Reading.
Details of Book: Reciprocal Teaching Techniques
BookReciprocal Teaching Techniques
Publisher:Aph Publishing Corporation
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