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ERIC Number: ED019108
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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THE INITIAL TEACHING ALPHABET AND THE WORLD OF ENGLISH. (PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE INITIAL TEACHING ALPHABET, AUGUST 18-20, 1965).
MAZURKIEWICZ, ALBERT J.
COMPLETE TRANSCRIPTIONS OF 60 PAPERS CONCERNED WITH THE INITIAL TEACHING ALPHABET (ITA) ARE PRESENTED IN THIS REPORT, THE INITIAL SECTION OF WHICH IS DEVOTED TO A DESCRIPTION OF ITA AND A SURVEY OF ITS GENESIS AND DEVELOPMENT. SUBSEQUENT SECTIONS DEAL WITH THE ROLE OF ITA IN (1) THE DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH AS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE AND THE TEACHING OF ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE, (2) PRESCHOOL READING PROGRAMS, (3) REMEDIAL READING PROGRAMS, (4) READING PROGRAMS FOR PHYSICALLY AND EMOTIONALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN, AND (5) PROGRAMS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF LITERACY IN ADULT POPULATIONS. THE FINDINGS OF ITA RESEARCH STUDIES ARE PRESENTED AS ARE INTERIM REPORTS OF U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION STUDIES OF FIRST GRADE READING PROGRAMS. NEEDED FUTURE RESEARCH IN ITA IS DISCUSSED. THE USE OF ITA IN CANADA, BRITAIN, AND THE UNITED STATES IS REPORTED, AND SPECIFIC ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO THE PROGRESS OF INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS IN ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. THE DEVELOPMENT OF EFFECTIVE TEACHER USE, THE VIEWS OF AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS REGARDING INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, AND DEVELOPMENTAL USES OF ITA ARE REPORTED. A CONCLUDING SECTION DISCUSSES THE PROBABLE EFFECT OF ITA ON THE ELEMENTARY CURRICULUM. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE INITIAL TEACHING ALPHABET FOUNDATION, HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK. (JS)
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