ERIC Number: ED253864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Selected Symposium Summaries, Annual Conference of the Florida Reading Association (21st, Hollywood, Florida, October 1983).
Bohning, Gerry; Read, Donna
Florida Educational Research and Development Council Bulletin, v17 n4 Spr 1984
The eight papers summarized in this collection were drawn from a 1983 conference symposium designed to expand and disseminate increased understanding about reading and its instruction. The selected papers, each of which includes an abstract, discuss the following topics: (1) the determination of Florida's kindergarten reading curricula, (2) classroom implications of grapho-syntactic research for improving reading comprehension; (3) emergent reading levels, (4) a computer-assisted reading comprehension experiment, (5) improving reading instruction in fourth and fifth grades, (6) the relationship of psychological type with reading comprehension in college students, (7) what research says to the reading teacher about left brain/right brain modality preference, and (8) the quantity of time classroom teachers are using for reading instruction in Florida schools. (HTH)
Descriptors: Cerebral Dominance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Policy Formation, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Teacher Effectiveness
Florida Educational Research and Development Council, P.O. Box 506, Sanibel, FL 33957 ($3.00; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida Educational Research and Development Council, Inc., Sanibel.
Identifiers: Emergent Reading Levels; Florida; Theory Practice Relationship
Note: Selected summaries of the Florida Research in Reading Symposium proceedings.