ERIC Number: ED112374
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Searching the Professional Literature in Reading. Reading Aids Series.
Curry, Joan F.; Morris, William P.
Practical techniques for keeping abreast of the professional literature on the teaching of reading are contained in this booklet. Topics of the six chapters are: purposes for professional reading, criteria for choosing a wise search plan, how reading information is organized, how to keep up-to-date through browsing, the ERIC system and how to use it, and how to do a topical search in five phases. Also included are a bibliography and five appendixes: sample pages from the ERIC "Thesaurus," a checklist on how to use the "Current Index to Journals in Education," the table of contents of "A Guide to Information Sources in Reading," a checklist for evaluating educational research, and a list of journals containing articles on reading. (JM)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Periodicals, Publications, Reading Instruction, Research Tools, Resource Materials, Scholarly Journals
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, Newark, Delaware 19711 (Order No. 216, $3.00 non-member, $2.00 member)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.