ERIC Number: ED247537
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Multicultural Diversity and Learning. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association (12th, Honolulu, Hawaii, April 7-10, 1979). Volume XII.
Enright, Gwyn, Ed.
The articles in this publication cover a variety of topics related to college reading instruction. The topics of the twenty-two papers include the following: (1) innovation in audio-visual vocabulary programs, (2) a survey of learning centers/laboratories in Hawaii, (3) a summer program for high risk readers, (4) oral reading tests and black students, (5) the use of an English placement test in reading to develop a college reading program at a California state university, (6) instantiation--one difference between adults and children when reading, (7) the important student variable of locus of control in a college learning center, (8) results of a modified personalized system of instruction, (9) guiding comprehension in the learning assistance setting, (10) helping vocational students succeed in technical reading at the community college level, (11) probing skills for tutors, (12) what learning centers can do about math anxiety, (13) a videocassette mastery-learning tutor training course, (14) a systematic program for the transfer of learning skills to the content areas, (15) computers and readability, (16) a gestalt approach to study skills, (17) a search for the structure of meaning in the teaching of communication skills, (18) teaching reading to non-English speaking adults, (19) the "academic seven year itch" and a possible remedy, (20) another look at college developmental reading courses, (21) a model for individualized instruction, and (22) a learning assistance support system for disadvantaged nursing students. (CRH)
Descriptors: Computers, Conference Papers, Higher Education, Learning Laboratories, Reading Centers, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Remedial Instruction, Tutors
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: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading Association.