ERIC Number: ED038241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
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1969 Review of Research on College-Adult Reading.
Bliesmer, Emery P.
A total of 180 reports found relevant fo r the annual review of research on college-adult reading was treated under five major headings. Studies that dealt with trends, origin and development of programs, descriptions of specific programs, and the evaluation of the improvement of program participants were classified under the heading of programs. The second major heading included reviews of reports dealing with reading, study and related habits, traits, and skills. Studies that yielded indications of the influence of reading, study, and related habits and skills comprised the third category. Reports concerned with factors influencing reading and other habits and skills were grouped in a fourth category. Included under a fifth heading were miscellaneous reports that dealt with tests and/or testing, readability, followup studies, evaluation of materials, teacher attitude, and the human subject in psychological research. A bibliography is included. (WB)
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Students, Readability, Reading Habits, Reading Improvement, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Tests, Research Reviews (Publications)
Nineteenth National Reading Conference Yearbook
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Note: Paper presented at the National Reading Conference, Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 4-6, 1969