ERIC Number: ED236537
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov-13
Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Reading Education (2nd, Mangilao, Guam, November 13, 1981).
Peryon, Charleen D., Ed.
Drawn from an annual symposium held at the University of Guam to recognize and encourage scholarly activities of graduate students in the reading education department and to promote continued interdepartmental dialogue on the teaching of reading, the nine papers in this compilation deal with various approaches to reading instruction. Topics discussed in the papers are (1) individualized instruction, (2) creative thinking ability and its relationship to the reading comprehension and intelligence of fourth grade students, (3) the basal reader approach to beginning reading instruction, (4) the learning contract as a means of improving students' comprehension in the study of literature, (5) the language experience approach, (6) the effectiveness of the basal reader approach, (7) programed instruction, (8) the relationship of self-concept to individualized reading, and (9) the neurological correlates of reading and learning disabilities. (FL)
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Beginning Reading, Cognitive Processes, Creative Thinking, Elementary Education, Individualized Reading, Language Experience Approach, Learning Disabilities, Programed Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Self Concept, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Guam Univ., Mangilao. Coll. of education.