ERIC Number: ED027169
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Communicating by Language: The Reading Process.
Kavanagh, James F.
Senior scientists representing a variety of research-oriented disciplines examine the reading process. Among the topics discussed are visual perception, the processing of written information, models for reading and speech, the relationship of spelling to sound, and areas of needed research. Also discussed are the influences of grammatical structures on reading, the nature of writing systems, and the effects of sensory deficits on the reading process. The need for more explicit descriptions and complex models of the reading processes is emphasized. The problems of finding, studying, and doing something for children who don't read are discussed along with the need for matching reading materials as closely as possible to speech. Research with the blind and deaf is seen as a possible source of valuable information regarding the reading process. A bibliography is included. (RT)
Descriptors: Linguistics, Models, Orthographic Symbols, Reading Failure, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Sensory Deprivation, Speech, Visual Perception, Written Language
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 ($1.75)
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.
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Note: Proceedings of a conference held in New Orleans, La., Feb. 11-13, 1968.