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ERIC Number: ED013741
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Mar
Pages: 1
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VISUAL TRAINING AND READING PERFORMANCE.
ANAPOLLE, LOUIS
VISUAL TRAINING IS DEFINED AS THE FIELD OF OCULAR REEDUCATION AND REHABILITATION OF THE VARIOUS VISUAL SKILLS THAT ARE OF PARAMOUNT IMPORTANCE TO SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT, AUTOMOBILE DRIVING, OUTDOOR SPORTS ACTIVITIES, AND OCCUPATIONAL PURSUITS. A HISTORY OF ORTHOPTICS, THE SUGGESTED NAME FOR THE ENTIRE FIELD OF OCULAR REEDUCATION, IS GIVEN. READING AS A VISUAL ACT IS DISCUSSED, AND THE FOLLOWING SEVEN GOALS OF VISUAL TRAINING ARE EXPLAINED--TO DEVELOP SMOOTH, RHYTHMIC OCULO-MOTOR CONTROL, TO ELIMINATE ANY TENDENCY FOR SUPPRESSION OF VISION, TO BUILD FUSION TO ITS HIGHEST DEGREE--STEREOPSIS, TO TRAIN ACCOMMODATION FACILITY FOR CLEAR FOCUSING, TO IMPROVE CONVERGENCE FLEXIBILITY FOR ACCURATE FIXATION, TO TRAIN EFFICIENT HAND AND EYE COORDINATION SKILLS, AND TO ENHANCE SPEED AND ACCURACY OF VISUAL PERCEPTION. REFERENCES ARE GIVEN. THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN "JOURNAL OF READING," VOLUME 10, MARCH 1967. (RH)
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Identifiers: Fryeburg Academy ME; MAINE; Maine (Fryeburg); READING RESEARCH INSTITUTE