ERIC Number: ED247540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
The Spirit of '76: Revolutionizing College Learning Skills. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western College Reading Association (9th, Tucson, Arizona, April 8-10, 1976). Volume IX.
Sugimoto, Roy, Ed.
Drawn from the proceedings of a conference focusing on ways to improve the teaching of college level learning skills, the articles in this collection deal with a variety of topics. Among the topics discussed in the 37 articles are the following: (1) a systems approach to planning, implementing, and evaluating peer counseling programs; (2) modifying the language experience approach for use with adult learners; (3) the uses of videotape recordings in a learning skills center; (4) using linguistics in the adult basic education reading program; (5) a learning center approach to English as a second language instruction; (6) subject area tutoring; (7) suggestopedia, a teaching strategy for the severely disabled reader; (8) comprehension and minority students; (9) teaching concept development through a multicultural literary perspective; (10) instruction in study skills through systematic stimulation of academic experiences; (11) black dialects; (12) integrating adjunct reading and study skills classes with content area classes; (13) self-help packets; (14) modifying inner speech as a cognitive behavior modification technique for learning disabled students; and (15) the use of cloze procedure in the classroom. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Students, Content Area Reading, Developmental Programs, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Language Experience Approach, Learning Activities, Learning Laboratories, Learning Strategies, Minority Groups, Peer Teaching, Program Content, Program Evaluation, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Remedial Reading, Study Skills, Test Anxiety, Two Year Colleges
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.
Note: Several pages may not reproduce due to small print.