ERIC Number: ED071066
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Improving Reading Ability Around the World: Proceedings of the International Reading Association World Congress on Reading. (3rd, Sydney, Australia, August 7-9, 1970).
Bracken, Dorothy Kendall, Ed.; Malmquist, Eve, Ed.
A collection of 28 papers deals with reading in various parts of the world. The following countries are represented: Australia, Canada, England, France, Germany, India, Iran, New Zealand, South Africa, Sweden, and the United States. The papers are organized under four main headings: (1) Developmental Reading: This section discusses reading readiness, reading instruction, automation, and programing. (2) Reading Problems: Topics included are educational and environmental causes, psycholinguistics, mental capacity, and psychological and motivational problems. (3) Research Contributions: Research reports and research reviews are presented on such topics as teaching methods, comprehension, listening, and children's language, and (4) Challenges for the Future: This part concerns the future of reading education in general and the challenges in specific countries in particular. Tables and references for individual papers are included. (This document previously announced as ED 059 007.) (AW)
Descriptors: Automation, Child Language, Developmental Reading, Foreign Countries, International Education, Listening, Literacy, Motivation, Psycholinguistics, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulty, Reading Improvement, Reading Readiness, Reading Research, Teaching Methods
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.