ERIC Number: ED109601
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Interaction: Research and Practice for College-Adult Reading. Twenty-Third Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.
Nacke, Phil L., Ed.
This book includes selected papers and abstracts of papers which were presented on the program of the annual meeting of the National Reading Conference in 1973. The book is divided into sections covering reviews of selected research, research and theory, reading materials, programs and practice, and teacher education. The papers themselves deal with such topics as the influence of advertising techniques on selection of instructional reading materials by prospective teachers, parallel analysis of oral language and reading miscues, convergent and discriminant validity of informal assessment of reading skills, reading problems connected with interpreting imaginative literature, the role of vocabulary knowledge in comprehension, a review of factor analytic research in reading, publicizing the college reading and study skills program, and teaching rapid reading of braille to the blind. (TS)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conference Reports, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Reading Materials, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Teacher Education
The National Reading Conference, Inc., Godfrey Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina 29631 ($5.00 paper)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.