ERIC Number: ED119133
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Improving Reading Research.
Farr, Roger, Ed.; And Others
This book includes papers related to reading research from the International Reading Association's 1974 preconvention institute on research held in New Orleans. The introduction by Samuel Weintraub and Roger Farr discusses such questions as: Where does reading research need to be improved? What is research? What areas of reading research demand emphasis? Some of the other articles include "Identifying and Planning Reading Research" by Helen Robinson, "Design Problems in Reading Research" by James Wardrop, "Measurement Issues in Reading Research" by Harold Bligh, "Conducting Longitudinal Research in Reading" by Kathryn Blake and Jerry Allen, "Interpreting the Findings: Some Cautions" by Albert Harris, "Linguistics in Reading Research" by Ronald Wardhaugh, "Linguistically Sound Research in Reading" by Kenneth Goodman, "Social Aspects of Working with the Schools" by Nicholas Anastasiow, and "Reporting: The Last Major Step in the Research Act" by Bruce Tone. (TS)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Improvement, Linguistics, Measurement Instruments, Reading Research, Research Criteria, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Needs, Research Problems
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, Newark, Delaware 19711 (Order No. 484, $3.50 member, $5.00 non-member)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Note: Papers presented at the Preconvention Institute on Research of the Annual Meeting of the International Reading Assn. (19th, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 1-4, 1974); Some pages may have marginal reproducibility due to type size