ERIC Number: ED247538
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Assistance: Charting Our Course. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association (11th, Long Beach, California, March 16-19, 1978). Volume XI.
Enright, Gwyn, Ed.
The articles in this collection focus on learning assistance and other components of college reading instruction. The topics of the 35 articles include the following: (1) charting a realistic course for learning assistance, (2) modern measurement technology, (3) a national survey of learning assistance evaluation, (4) students' cognitive functioning as an important factor in readiness to learn, (5) reading programs and materials in college content areas, (6) writing apprehension, (7) the implications of Piaget's theory of formal operations in college reading programs, (8) innovative reading strategies for the deaf, (9) psycholinguistic implications regarding the development of reading rate, (10) a mastery learning approach to college reading and study skills, (11) using a portfolio to personalize a course in academic reading, (12) readability's usefulness for developmental composition, (13) a self-paced college developmental reading program using the Personalized System of Instruction (PSI), (14) using subject area paraprofessionals, (15) teaching reading for survival, (16) a workable college reading diagnostic service, (17) a basic skills program for nontraditional college students, (18) learning assistance for inmates in a federal correctional institution, (19) the selection and training of student paraprofessionals in a learning assistance center, and (20) an adjunct course to integrate reading and study skills in a college classroom. (HTH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Content Area Reading, Developmental Programs, Higher Education, Learning Laboratories, Nontraditional Students, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Skills, Remedial Instruction, Remedial Reading, Skill Development, Study Skills, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
Western College Reading and Learning Association, P.O. Box 4576, Whittier, CA 90607 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading Association.