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ERIC Number: ED248838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Pages: 215
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Readability: An Issue in Distance Learning. The Proceedings of a Conference Held at Massey University (Palmerston North, New Zealand, June 19-20, 1980).
Tremaine, M. G., Ed.; Wagner, G. A., Ed.
Readability in distance learning, the cloze procedure as a means of assessing readability, and the preparation of distance learning materials are addressed in the following 14 conference papers: "Some Suggestions for Improving the Reading/Comprehension Skills of Students at a Distance" (Jean Anderson); "Student Response to the Presentation of Advanced Studies for Teachers' Unit Study Guide Material" (John McLellan); "Summarising the Literature on Readability" (Marianne Tremaine); "Readability Formulas and When to Use Them" (Graham Wagner); "Measuring the Readability of School Textbooks" (Lois Templer); "Applying the Cloze Procedure in Practice" (Diana McRae and Felicity O'Connor); "Ways of Varying the Blanks When Using the Cloze Procedure" (Graham Wagner); "Creating a Context for Understanding and Interpreting Cloze Results" (Marianne Tremaine); "Using the Results from Cloze Testing to Improve Technical Correspondence Institute Assignments" (Nola Holmes); "Correspondence School Courses: A Personal View" (Gilbert Hadfield); "Preparing Courses for the WEA Trade Union Postal Education Service" (Dorothy McGray and Heather Mulholland); "The Production Process for Study Guides at Massey University" (Terry Povey); "Course Development at the Technical Correspondence Institute" (Peter Wilkinson); and "Layout and Legibility of Printed Materials" (Terry Povey). A conference review by Donald Bewley is included. (LMM)
Centre for University Extramural Studies, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand (Gree).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massey Univ. (New Zealand). Centre for Univ. Extramural Studies.
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand