ERIC Number: ED176247
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1960
Reference Count: N/A
Research and Evaluation in College Reading; Yearbook of the Annual Meeting of the National Reading Conference for College and Adults (9th, Fort Worth, Texas, December 3-5, 1959).
Causey, Oscar S., Ed.; Bliesmer, Emery P., Ed.
Focusing on research and evaluation in college reading, the papers in this volume were drawn from the ninth annual meeting of the National Reading Conference held in 1959. Among the topics discussed in the 19 papers are the following: a proposed model of reading comprehension, factors affecting reading test performance, student attitudes toward reading, research in reading at the University of Michigan, reading tests and college performance, improving reading in the subject matter areas, vocabulary development for mature students, similarities and differences in college and adult programs, counseling in the reading program, the measurement of reading comprehension, the relationship between reading and intelligence scores, evaluation of eye-movement photography in reading diagnosis and reading training, integrating the reading program into the curriculum, initiating the college or adult reading program, and keeping reading programs in operation at the college level. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Reading Programs, College Students, Conference Reports, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Tests, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.