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ERIC Number: ED080942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Pages: 214
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Success and Failure in Learning to Read.
Morris, Ronald
This book discusses the nature of individual differences, eye movements, readiness to read, problems of testing and measurement, and remedial reading teaching techniques. This 1973 revised edition contains two new papers by the author and an extensive introduction by David Mackay. The contents include: (1) "The Contemporary Challenge: Reading in a changing world"; (2) "Understanding the Early Stages: Methods, standpoints, and experiments"; (3) "The Foundations of Comprehension: The nature of responsive reading"; (4) "Towards Reading Maturity: Higher levels of accomplishment"; (5) "Touchstones and Tests: Some problems of measurement"; (6) "Dealing with Backwardness: Remedies and their application"; (7) "What Children Learn in Learning to Read"; and (8) "The Language-Experience Approach Today: Reappraisal and development." A list of references and an index of authors are included. (WR)
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Note: Published by Penguin Books Ltd., Middlesex, England