ERIC Number: ED255864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Journal of College Reading and Learning, Volume XVII, 1984.
Fleming, Delryn R., Ed.; And Others
Papers in this journal issue were drawn from the proceedings of the 1984 conference of the Western College Reading and Learning Association, as well as articles submitted for juried selection, and focus on reading, learning assistance, developmental education, and tutorial services at the college level. Papers are divided into sections for conference addresses, investigations and evaluations, and prescriptions and descriptions. Topics of the papers include the following: (1) the impact of the 1980s on developmental education; (2) the role of essential skills programs in quality education; (3) learning center assessment; (4) assessment, advising, and early warning as strategies for improving retention; (5) microcomputer instruction in developmental education; (6) three major tests for assessment and placement in language arts courses; (7) exploring learning styles of minority students; (8) an interdisciplinary approach to skills strengthening; (9) learning materials, technology, and resources for disabled college students and adults; (10) a five-at-a-time vocabulary method for use with or without computers; (11) enhancing what the reader brings to the page; (12) a Piagetian theory for improving college reading abilities; (13) tips for skills center interviewers; (14) the deep structure of study skills instruction; and (15) journal writing as a metacognitive strategy. (HTH)
Descriptors: Adults, Basic Skills, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Developmental Programs, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Program Evaluation, Reading Centers, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Remedial Instruction, Retention (Psychology), Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
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; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Western Coll. Reading and Learning Association.