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ERIC Number: ED013721
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec
Pages: 1
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Reference Count: 0
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TRAINING COLLEGE READING SPECIALISTS.
MAXWELL, MARTHA J.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, AIMING TO DEVELOP A POOL OF TRAINED READING PERSONNEL TO CARRY OUT THE PROGRAM OFFERED IN THE READING AND STUDY SKILLS CENTER, INTRODUCED A SPECIAL GRADUATE READING COURSE, "INTERNSHIP IN COLLEGE READING AND EDUCATIONAL SKILLS." THE PRACTICUM MEETS 2 HOURS WEEKLY, CARRIES 3 HOURS CREDIT, AND IS OPEN TO DOCTORAL STUDENTS WHO ARE MAJORING IN COLLEGE STUDENT PERSONNEL OR PLANNING TO WORK IN DEVELOPMENTAL READING. SUPERVISED EXPERIENCE IN WORKING WITH COLLEGE STUDENTS WHO HAVE EDUCATIONAL SKILLS PROBLEMS IS PROVIDED. ONE SESSION PER WEEK IS A LECTURE ON THE THEORY OF DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF COLLEGE READING, AND THE SECOND IS A DEMONSTRATION AND DISCUSSION OF TECHNIQUES, MATERIALS, AND EQUIPMENT. EXTENSIVE READINGS ARE ASSIGNED WEEKLY, AND TRAINEES ARE REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FOLLOWING ACTIVITIES--TESTING AND DIAGNOSIS OF LEARNING DIFFICULTIES, FAMILIARIZATION WITH MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED IN EDUCATIONAL SKILLS IMPROVEMENT SUPERVISING STUDENTS WORKING IN THE LABORATORY, EVALUATING STUDENT PROGRESS, PREPARING AND DISCUSSING CASE STUDIES, CONDUCTING AND EVALUATING RESEARCH IN COLLEGE READING, CONDUCTING FOLLOWUP INTERVIEWS, DEVELOPING NEW MATERIALS, AND STUDENT EVALUATION. THE 16 LECTURE TOPICS, THE REQUIRED OUTSIDE READINGS, THE RATING SCALE FOR STUDENT EVALUATION, AND REFERENCES ARE GIVEN. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "JOURNAL OF READING," VOLUME 10, DECEMBER 1966. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND