ERIC Number: ED176254
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Multidisciplinary Aspects of College-Adult Reading; Seventeenth Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.
Schick, George B., Ed.; May, Merrill M., Ed.
Focusing on multidisciplinary aspects of college and adult reading, the 27 articles in this volume were drawn from the seventeenth annual meeting of the National Reading Conference held in 1967. Among the topics discussed in the articles are the following: psychological embarrassments of reading, rapid reading, reading rate, tutoring in a college reading laboratory, phonics skills, word association among adults at divergent levels of reading ability, reading tests, reading research, psychotherapy and learning problems, contributions of vision sciences, reading disability, ethics and the college/adult reading specialist, the cloze procedure, critical reading skills, adult reading improvement, reading improvement programs, relationships between values and reading gains, attitudes of high school content area teachers toward the teaching of reading, attitudes of adult illiterates toward reading materials and educational programs, reading comprehension, and readability formulas. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Reading Programs, College Students, Conference Reports, Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Program Descriptions, Reading Ability, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulty, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Tests, Speed Reading
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.
Identifiers: National Reading Conference (Organization)
Note: Proceedings of the National Reading Conference (17th, Tampa, Florida, November 30-December 2, 1967)