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Backwards sequencing theory

Theoretical Models of Learning and Literacy Development

ISBN: 978-1-78350-821-1, eISBN: 978-1-78350-822-8

ISSN: 2048-0458

Publication date: 10 July 2014


Practical implications

The importance of prediction towards comprehension has been recognized for decades. However, using a learning design that features reading a story once, then revisiting the story structure components in backwards order, and finally reading it again, allows for precise and complete learning. This theory has research and pedagogical implications for students of all ages.



(2014), "Backwards sequencing theory", Theoretical Models of Learning and Literacy Development (Literacy Research, Practice and Evaluation, Vol. 4), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 57-84.



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