ERIC Number: ED142995
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Reading & Writing Instruction in the United States: Historical Trends.
Robinson, H. Alan, Ed.
This book examines historical development of reading and writing research and instruction. Chapters discuss the following topics: spelling instruction in the United States; developments in composition research and instruction; reading instruction and research in historical perspective; eye movement and children's reading interests as two trends in reading research; the origin and development of reading diagnosis; and an historical investigation of remedial reading instruction in United States secondary schools since 1900. Authors are Richard E. Hodges, Alvina Treut Burrows, H. Alan Robinson, Samuel Weintraub, Peter W. Pelosi, and William P. Cowan. (RL)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Research, Eye Movements, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Research, Remedial Reading, Spelling Instruction, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, Newark, Delaware 19711 (Order No. 855, $3.00 member, $4.00 non-member)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.; International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
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