ERIC Number: ED147777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Claremont Reading Conference 39th Yearbook: Reading the Teaching Learning Process; Proceedings of the Claremont Reading Conference (42nd, Claremont, California, February 7-8, 1975).
Douglass, Malcolm P., Ed.
The 21 essays in this collection consider the conditions under which reading is most effectively taught and learned. Topics deal with the ways in which a desire to read can be "caught" by children in their early years; the case for humanistic education; the need for changes in people's attitudes toward learning and teaching; ways of conceptualizing and testing reading readiness; characteristics of effective reading instruction; nurturing the root experiences of reading; the significance of children's choices in literature; the value of introducing children to poetry; bilingual/multicultural education; reading in the bilingual classroom; the problems of illiteracy in West Africa; concepts of learning based on cross-cultural research; the child's conception of the alphabet; the development of accurate instruments for testing in reading; the creation of a community-based reading center; teaching autistic children; and early prediction of reading failure. (GW)
Descriptors: Autism, Beginning Reading, Bilingual Education, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Humanistic Education, Poetry, Prereading Experience, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Readiness, Testing
The Claremont Reading Conference, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California 91711 ($6.50 plus $0.75 postage and handling)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Claremont Graduate School, CA.