Directiveness in Teachers' Language Input to Toddlers and Preschoolers in Day Care

Girolametto, Luigi; Weitzman, Elaine; Lieshout, Riet van; Duff, Dawna
October 2000
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2000, Vol. 43 Issue 5, p1101
Academic Journal
Presents a study which examined five subtypes of directiveness in the interactions of day care teachers with toddler and preschooler groups. Review of related literature; Methodology of the study; Discussion on the results of the study; Summary and conclusion.


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