ERIC Number: ED193622
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
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The Psychology of Learning to Read.
Layton, James R.
Providing information about the interrelationships among learning, teaching, and the act of reading, this book serves as a guide for gaining an understanding of the psychological bases of the reading process. The 11 chapters discuss the following topics: (1) language and intellectual development during the formative years; (2) the aspects of child growth and development that influence beginning reading success; (3) the relationships among learning, memory, and conceptual reading processes; (4) the processes involved in reading skills development; (5) the efficacy of developmental reading programs; (6) reading and study in the subject matter areas; (7) reading processes in a total language arts program; (8) good and poor readers; (9) materials used in learning to read; (10) the relationships among language processes, intellectual processes, and reading processes; and (11) effective teaching and learning procedures. (FL)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Cognitive Processes, Developmental Stages, Language Acquisition, Primary Education, Psychology, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Processes, Teaching Methods
Academic Press Inc., Publishers, 111 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003 ($21.60 cloth)
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
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