ERIC Number: ED247534
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Focus on You. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association, (15th, San Diego, California, April 1-4, 1982). Volume XV.
Fleming, Delryn R., Ed.
The articles in this publication focus on various concerns of college reading instructors. The topics of the twenty-four articles include (1) study strategies, (2) a fundamental skills initiative of the Navy, (3) special methods of teaching cursive handwriting to alleviate the writing problems of older beginners, (4) motivational techniques for the improvement of college reading scores, (5) holistic evaluation of international teaching assistants' oral English skills, (6) an experiential approach to evaluating tutors, (7) identification of problem readers in the regular classroom, (8) improving learning from texts through faculty and student development, (9) developing essay organization through helping students visualize the structure of the essay, (10) including vocational/technical students in the learning assistance center, (11) developing editing skills in ESL student writers, (12) using Bloom's taxonomy for precision planning and creative teaching in the developmental math class, (13) using a program model for structured, individualized composition instruction, (14) using peer paraprofessionals to diagnose and teach reading and study skills, and (15) teaching study skills to the whole person. (CRH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Cursive Writing, Higher Education, Reading Centers, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Strategies, Remedial Reading, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Western College Reading and Learning Association, P.O. Box 4576, Whittier, CA 90607 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading Association.