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ERIC Number: ED247533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 125
Abstractor: N/A
New Frontiers in Learning. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading and Learning Association (16th, Portland, Oregon, March 24-27, 1983). Volume XVI.
Fleming, Delryn R., Ed.
Drawn from a conference that focused on the present state and future direction of college reading and learning skills instruction, the articles in this collection are arranged into three categories: reviews, investigations and evaluations, and prescriptions and descriptions. Among the topics discussed in the 19 articles are the following: (1) the influence of cognitive and ethical development in critical reading, (2) the effect of social dialect on reading comprehension at the community college level, (3) evaluating microcomputer software for a community college reading and writing center, (4) the planning and evaluation of college learning, (5) diagnosing reading and reasoning problems of high achieving adults, (6) establishing an environment for problem solving, (7) content area vocabulary, (8) strategies for learning from textbooks, (9) developing computer software for study skills and vocational mathematics, (10) winning support for developmental skills programs, (11) improving rate and recall in reading, (12) problem solving and reading modules for trade students, (13) combining study skills instruction with subject matter teaching and tutoring, and (14) basic skills testing and programing for remedial reading. (FL)
Western College Reading and Learning Association, P.O. Box 4576, Whittier, CA 90607 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading and Learning Association.