ERIC Number: ED024548
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Current Practices in College and Adult Developmental Reading Programs.
Geerlofs, Marjorie White; Kling, Martin
Journal of Reading, v11 n7 p517-520, 569-575 Apr 1968
The results of a questionnaire survey of 246 college and adult reading programs are presented. In 190 cases instruction was conducted on a group basis. Completely individualized programs were reported by 16 institutions. Objectives were ranked by 172 institutions in the following order: comprehension, flexibility, rate, study skills, vocabulary, and other. Materials, methods, and course pat"erns were reported in detail. Tables show the frequently used workbooks and machines. The results are compared with other similar surveys in the areas of tests, instruments, and materials. The gap between theory and practice in reading is briefly discussed. References are included. (CM)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.