ERIC Number: ED247536
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
The 1980's: New Sources of Energy for Learning. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association (13th, San Francisco, California, March 27-30, 1980). Volume XIII.
Enright, Gwyn, Ed.
The articles in this collection focus on new sources of energy for learning at the college level. The topics of the 25 articles include the following: (1) the emerging role of the learning specialist in higher education, (2) adult learning disabilities, (3) vocabulary development for students of English as a second language, (4) the efficacy of college reading and study programs, (5) test preparation strategies of college freshmen, (6) a program for transfer students with low grade point averages, (7) the effects of peer tutoring on academic achievement and affective adjustment, (8) using testing and self-assessment for better advising and placement, (9) the relationship between oral reading miscues and comprehension, (10) using linguistic principles to improve the reading comprehension of nonstandard dialect speakers, (11) text structure and critical reading, (12) planning and drafting requests for federal and private program funding, (13) neuropsychological screening at the college level, (14) a core reading and spelling vocabulary program for the secondary and college level student, (15) helping students cope with configurational teaching strategies, and (16) teaching writing as process in the writing lab. (HTH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College Freshmen, Developmental Programs, Dialects, English (Second Language), Financial Support, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Laboratories, Peer Teaching, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Remedial Instruction, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Test Wiseness, Testing, Transfer Students, Writing Instruction
Western College Reading and Learning Association, P.O. Box 4576, Whittier, CA 90607 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading Association.