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ERIC Number: ED147777
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Pages: 176
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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)
The Claremont Reading Conference, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California 91711 ($6.50 plus $0.75 postage and handling)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: Claremont Graduate School, CA.