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ERIC Number: ED085676
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Nov
Pages: 21
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Reading Research: Notable Findings and Urgent Needs.
Smith, Nila Banton
This paper discusses some of the findings and needs of reading research. The areas of research study mentioned include word boundaries, letter names, preschool reading, teacher questioning, critical reading and Negro dialects. Researchers cited include Dolores Durkin, Frank Guszak, Jay Samuels, Guy Bond, A. Sterl Artley, Edward Fry, and Robert Dykstra. The needs in reading research, as they see them, are: to improve the quality of reading research, to increase the instruction in research in many universities, to cooperate with researchers in other disciplines, to increase the amount of research on methods of reading instruction, to improve the research in evaluating current and new approaches to reading instruction, to increase the research in the area of reading comprehension, to initiate further research in teaching reading to Spanish speaking children, and to increase the research conducted with average and gifted students. (WR)
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Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English (61st, Las Vegas, November 25-27, 1971)