ERIC Number: ED114839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
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Spelling: Task and Learner.
Wade, Barrie, Ed.; Wedell, Klaus, Ed.
This volume contains the papers which were presented and a summary of the discussions which took place at a conference sponsored by the Study Group on Spelling Disability in Children at the School of Education, University of Birmingham (England). The papers discuss such topics as spelling in context, the nature of the writing system and its relation to speech, some cognitive and perceptual correlates of spelling ability, the relevance of auditory discrimination and articulatory skills for spelling achievement in children, the aetiology of specific spelling disabilities, teacher variables in spelling, a study of spelling errors, a remedial approach to a spelling disability, and the significance of spelling miscues. The summary reviews points raised in discussion. Contributors were Barrie Wade, Ken Albrow, David Moseley, Roger Lanyon, Hazel Nelson, Margaret Peters, Alec Williams, Gill Cotterell, and Klaus Wedell. (TS)
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Cognitive Processes, Conference Reports, Elementary Secondary Education, Miscue Analysis, Remedial Instruction, Spelling, Spelling Instruction, Writing (Composition)
Educational Review, School of Education, The University, P.O. Box 363, Birmingham B15 2TT, England (85p post free)
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