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ERIC Number: ED174979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 337
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Effective Use of Reading.
Lunzer, Eric, Ed.; Gardner, Keith, Ed.
This report provides a detailed account of a three-year project that sought to determine how average and above average ten- and fifteen-year-old readers in Great Britain actually used reading in school. The 11 chapters cover the following topics: the origins, background, and development of the project; the differences between spoken and written language; comprehension and comprehension tests; assessing the readability of school textbooks; the incidence and context of reading in the classroom; reading for homework; topic work with first-year secondary pupils; reading laboratories; improving reading through group discussion activities; current school practices; a summary and conclusions of the project; and a note on statistics. A bibliography and lists of tables and figures are appended. (FL)
Heinemann Educational Books Limited, 22 Bedford Square, London WC1B 3HH, England (8.50 pounds cloth, 4.50 pounds paper)
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)