ERIC Number: ED199630
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
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Reflections and Investigations on Reading: Twenty-fifth Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.
Miller, Wallace D., Ed.; McNinch, George H., Ed.
Focusing on the broad topic of reading, the articles in this volume are arranged into the following categories: literature reviews, college and adult education, teacher education, reading research, language, and comprehension. The literature reviews cover the areas of the underlining study aid, learning from text, sex roles and reading instruction, syntax and reading comprehension, reading and the aging process, and grammatical usage and reading. Among the topics dealt with in the remaining sections are: (1) prediction of academic success of special groups of university freshman, (2) integrating reading and study skills into college biology, (3) transferring reading and study skills to the content area, (4) the effects of testwiseness training on reading scores on test anxiety, (5) the relationship between performance and interest in adult education, (6) functional literacy of teacher trainees, (7) relationships in teacher proficiency, (8) the reading of secondary school American Indian students, (9) self-concept in reading instruction programs, (10) conceptual difficulty of reading material, (11) the influence of minority groups in the selection of basal reading programs, (12) the child's conception of a spoken word, (13) recognition of word boundaries by adult second-language subjects, (14) identifying sentence meaning skills, (15) a model for the comprehension of poetry, and (16) the effect of reader generated questions on learning from prose. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Language Acquisition, Language Skills, Literature Reviews, Minority Groups, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Teachers, Study Skills, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Word Recognition
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
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Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.