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Learning Exercise

Material: Learning to Read in the Computer Age
Submitted by: Tamarah Ashton on Aug 26, 2000
Date Last Modified: Aug 26, 2000
Title: Summarizing "Learning to Read in the Computer Age"
Description: This assignment requires students to critically analyze the Meyer and Rose text.
Type of Task: Core activity, Individual, Student-centered, Unsupervised
Time Required 4 to 5 hours
Topics: Reading instruction
Technology use in the teaching of reading
Course: Special Education Teaching Methods
Audience: College Upper Div Major
Prerequisites Skills: Basic understanding of instruction principles
Basic understanding of available instructional technology
Learning Objectives: To summarize the text
To explore ways to further examine the students' own knowledge of incorporating technology into their teaching
Text of Learning Exercise:
1. Read the book presented at the following website:

2. Summarize in essay format the key points you feel Meyer and Rose were trying
to convey in their writing.

3. Describe at least two ways in which you need to further your own
understanding of how to incorporate technology into the teaching of reading.
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