ERIC Number: ED176252
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: N/A
New Frontiers in College-Adult Reading; Yearbook of the National Reading Conference (15th, Dallas, Texas, December 2-4, 1965).
Shick, George B., Ed.; May, Merrill M., Ed.
Focusing on new frontiers in college and adult reading, the papers in this volume were drawn from the fifteenth annual meeting of the National Reading Conference held in 1965. Among the topics covered in the 26 papers are the following: reading in the Guatemalan environment, the use of instrumentation in reading, correlates of concentration, the cloze procedure, reactive inhibition and reading achievement, reading/study skills instruction, adult illiterates, the language of the socially disadvantaged, literacy programs throughout the world, reading research, learning theories, conceptualization in learning to read, personality factors and the development of successful readers, content area reading, mental content, classroom social organization, linguistic fallacies, a psycholinguistic view of reading comprehension, reading improvement through vocabulary development, a televised speed-reading experiment, and measuring reading performance. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Conference Reports, Content Area Reading, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Linguistics, Literacy Education, Program Descriptions, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Secondary Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.