ERIC Number: ED247539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Personalizing Learning Systems: Ecologies and Strategies. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association (10th, Denver, Colorado, March 31-April 2, 1977). Volume X.
Enright, Gwyn, Ed.
Drawn from papers accepted for presentation at a conference focusing on personalizing college-level learning skills programs, the 35 articles in this collection are arranged into five categories: investigations, program descriptions, program prescriptions, applications, and reactions and interactions. Specific topics discussed in the articles include the following: (1) mastery learning and politics, (2) meeting the individual needs of students, (3) the use and effectiveness of systematic desensitization and study skills methods in a test anxiety reduction program, (4) vocabulary instruction at the college and adult levels, (5) reading ability and readability, (6) the attitudes of community college instructors toward reading, (7) the restructuring of a reading program, (8) management of a learning assistance sector, (9) using program analysis to aid accountability and planning, (10) developing an individualized college reading program, (11) academic improvement groups, (12) teaching students to formulate questions, (13) teaching reading and study skills to law students, (14) predicting reading ability through language experience, and (15) cognitive learning style and the brain. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Content Area Reading, Developmental Programs, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Learning Disabilities, Learning Laboratories, Mastery Learning, Program Content, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Remedial Reading, Spelling Instruction, Student Needs, Study Skills, Teacher Attitudes, Two Year Colleges, Vocabulary Development
Western College Reading and Learning Association, P.O. Box 4576, Whittier, CA 90607 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading Association.