ERIC Number: ED225141
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reading in the Disciplines. Second Yearbook of the American Reading Forum.
McNinch, George H., Ed.
Papers delivered at the second American Reading Forum are collected in this yearbook. While all of the essays focus on the theme of reading in the disciplines, many of them respond to a preceding essay. The essays and reactions cover a variety of topics, including the following: (1) a qualitative analysis of reading instruction in low level language arts and reading classes in high school, (2) assessment of middle school content text difficulty, (3) vocabulary instruction in mathematics, (4) glossing for improved comprehension, (5) use of student-generated questioning procedures to stimulate and promote reading comprehension skills of students, (6) mnemonics, (7) cognitive process instruction in science, (8) using sports to stimulate critical thinking, (9) the relationship of writing to aspects of intelligence and reading, (10) reading courses for teachers in the disciplines, (11) literary versus scientific reading in college, (12) developing cognitive relationships in social studies through trade books, (13) post-schooling concerns for reading in the disciplines, (14) training administrators in the supervision of content area reading teachers, (15) reading and the elderly, and (16) critical reading, reasoning, and consumer decision making. (HTH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.
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