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ERIC Number: ED046646
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Mar-28
Pages: 9
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What the College Reading Teacher Needs to Know About Reading.
Maxwell, Martha J.
Weaknesses in the reading course background and the high turnover rate of many college reading specialists along with an increased demand for these people to help disadvantaged college youth led the author to develop a course and practicum for graduate students who wished to enter this field. The course included these topics: (1) philosophy and objectives of college reading programs, (2) diagnostic and screening procedures and instruments,(3) instructional methods and techniques, (4) evaluation of materials and equipment, (5) techniques for teaching specific reading skills, (6) problems that affect individual improvement, (7) establishing and administering a college reading program, and (8) assessing individual improvement and evaluating the reading program. The practicum contained training in (1) testing and disgnosis, (2) setting up individualized improvement programs, (3) using materials and equipment, (4) evaluating student progress, (5) preparing case studies, (6) conducting research, (7) conducting followup interviews, and (8) developing new materials. References are given. (DE)
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Note: Paper presented at the Western College Reading Association Meeting, Mar. 28, 1969