ERIC Number: ED247533
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
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)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cognitive Processes, Computer Software, Content Area Reading, Critical Reading, Developmental Programs, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Learning Laboratories, Learning Strategies, Problem Solving, Program Content, Reading Comprehension, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Remedial Reading, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Skills
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
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading and Learning Association.