ERIC Number: ED222877
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Communication Competencies: Together They Grow. Proceedings of the Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Reading and Writing (33rd, Pittsburgh, PA, October 10-11, 1980).
Biggs, Shirley A., Ed.; And Others.
The 26 papers in this compilation focus on integrated communication instruction. The papers are arranged into four categories: the integrated curriculum, theory and practice on integration, implementation of the integrated curriculum, and the integrated curriculum beyond the classroom. Specific topics discussed in the papers include (1) language arts resources for long-range planning of school improvement; (2) the effects of parent-guided language activities on reading achievement of elementary school children; (3) the relationship between written syntactic attainment and reading ability in seventh grade students; (4) prediction of reading achievement in senior high school students from intelligence, listening, and informative writing; (5) syntactic maturity in reading comprehension and writing ability; (6) student competence in listening to appreciate literature; (7) a visual base for communications; (8) analytical listening and analytical reading; (9) reading instruction through writing; (10) enhancement of reading through television; (11) communication skills and content area learning; (12) English instruction for young Japanese children; (13) use of family history for writing projects; and (14) the importance of family involvement in developing communication competence. (FL)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Language Arts, Listening Skills, Program Content, Program Development, Reading Skills, Speech Skills, Writing Skills
Language Communications, School of Education, University of Pittsburgh, 4H01 Forbes Quadrangle, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 ($6.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Div. of Teacher Development.