A comparative analysis on alternative approaches to literacy instruction
Author: Shang, H.-F.
Source: International Journal of Lifelong Education, Volume 19, Number 4, 1 July 2000 , pp. 291-299(9)
Abstract:The purpose of this paper is to make a thorough analysis of the comparisons between the alternative approaches: natural approach, whole language approach, learner-centered approach, and participatory approach. The rationale, design, use, and research findings about the effectiveness ineffectiveness of each approach will be compared and presented. Also, conclusions about effective instructional components to include in an adult language programme will be discussed.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 1, 2000