ERIC Number: ED204705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Readability: A Consumer's Guide. Computerized Analysis: The Holt Basic Reading System, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977.
Britton, Gwyneth; Lumpkin, Margaret
This booklet is comprised primarily of the summaries of computerized readability assessments of sample passages from each story or chapter in a reading textbook series for grades one through eight. Introductory chapters offer discussions of the computerized readability assessment program used, the various uses of readability information about a textbook series, the five readability formulas (Spache, Harris-Jacobson, Fry, Dale-Chall, and Flesch) selected for the computerized analysis program, and directions for reading the computer printouts included. (AEA)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Elementary Education, Measurement Techniques, Readability, Readability Formulas, Reading Materials, Textbook Evaluation, Textbooks
Britton and Associates, Inc., 7549 N.W. Mt. View Dr., Corvallis, OR 97330 ($7.50; 10 copies, 10% discount).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Britton and Associates, Inc., Corvallis, OR.