ERIC Number: ED155665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Content Area Reading Project: An Inservice Education Program for Junior High School Teachers and Teachers of Adults. Final Report.
Dupuis, Mary M.; Askov, Eunice N.
The Content Area Reading Project was designed to provide teachers in junior high schools and adult basic education classes with inservice workshops and on-site consultant assistance in content area reading methods. Chapter one of this report discusses the need for such a project and outlines the procedures used in developing it. In chapter two, the inservice training model used and evaluated in the project is presented. Chapter three outlines the step-by-step diagnostic teaching model by means of which project participants were taught the administration and uses of informal diagnostic procedures. Chapter four describes the seven content strands that made up the content component of the workshops: diagnosis, linguistic differences, motivation, organization for instruction, reading skills, selection of materials, and evaluation. Chapter five reports the results of the project in terms of changes in attitude and skills in experimental and comparison groups. Chapter six summarizes the project and presents conclusions and recommendations for future work with inservice content area reading programs. Numerous tables are included in the report. (GW)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Class Organization, Content Area Reading, Demonstration Programs, Diagnostic Teaching, Evaluation Methods, Inservice Teacher Education, Junior High Schools, Language Styles, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection, Reading Skills, Student Motivation, Teaching Models
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Coll. of Education.
Note: For related documents, see CS004184-187