ERIC Number: ED247535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Challenge Reassessment Affirmation. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association (14th, Dallas, Texas, April 9-12, 1981). Volume XIV.
Enright, Gwyn, Ed.
The articles in this collection focus on reading, learning assistance, developmental education, and tutorial services at the college level. Topics of the 28 articles include the following: (1) a reassessment of the state of learning assistance; (2) a reaffirmation of the role of developmental instructors; (3) human brain research, cognitive development, and adult learning; (4) mapping learning styles in the classroom; (5) reducing student writing anxiety; (6) notetaking techniques for deaf college students; (7) improving student performance through questioning techniques; (8) sharing in the learning lab; (9) perceptions of the reading process and levels of reading achievement; (10) the effects of computer assisted instruction in a community college; (11) schema instantiation and its effect on comprehension and recall of adult proficient and nonproficient readers; (12) choosing appropriate parameters of tutor intervention in student writing; (13) a solution to the problem of student athletes and literacy; (14) integrating study skills into content courses; (15) a paradigm for content mastery; (16) specific vocabulary needs of the disciplines; (17) survival skills in a community college; (18) training students to use the SQ3R method; (19) learning center courses in reading, writing, and time management for faculty and staff; (20) suggestions for evaluation of learning assistance; and (21) the need for volunteers in the learning assistance program. (HTH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Area Reading, Developmental Programs, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Learning Laboratories, Reading Comprehension, Remedial Instruction, Retention (Psychology), Schemata (Cognition), Study Skills, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Volunteers, Writing Instruction
Western College Reading and Learning Association, P.O. Box 4576, Whittier, CA 90607 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading Association.