ERIC Number: ED059007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
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Improving Reading Ability Around the World: Proceedings of the Third International Reading Association World Congress on Reading, Sydney, Australia, August 7-9, 1970.
Bracken, Dorothy Kendall, Ed.; Malmquist, Eve, Ed.
A collection of 28 papers deals with reading in various parts of the world. The following countries are represented: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, India, Iran, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States. The papers are organized under four main headings: (1) Developmental Reading: This section discusses reading readiness, reading instruction, automation, and programing. (2) Reading Problems: Topics included are educational and environmental causes, psycholinguistics, mental capacity, and psychological and motivational problems. (3) Research Contributions: Research reports and research reviews are presented on such topics as teaching methods, comprehension, listening, and children's language, and (4) Challenges for the Future: This part concerns the future of reading education in general and the challenges in specific countries in particular. Tables and references for individual papers are included. (AW)
Descriptors: Automation, Child Language, Developmental Reading, Foreign Countries, International Education, Listening, Literacy, Motivation, Psycholinguistics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulty, Reading Improvement, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Teaching Methods
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.