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ERIC Number: ED167956
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Pages: 15
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Fixations, Memory, and Implications for Classroom Reading Instruction.
Sinatra, Richard
Designed to assist educators in making a more knowledgeable selection of reading methods and techniques, this paper integrates the findings of eye processing research with classroom reading practices. Following a review of eye movement and visual processing research, the paper presents a discussion of research on the process by which a reader acquires information during a fixation pause. Next, research on the influence of grammatical structure upon eye movement, eye/voice span, and sentence-level memory processing is discussed. The paper concludes with a discussion of the implications this research holds for instruction at the grapho-phonemic, syntactic, and semantic levels. (FL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Reading Association of Ireland (3rd, Dublin, Ireland, September 1978)