ERIC Number: ED258148
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Perspectives on Reading: A Symposium on the Theory and Teaching of Reading.
Swan, Desmond, Ed.
The articles included in this publication, while dealing with several aspects of reading, all share a common concern for the better understanding and improved teaching of reading. Articles include the following titles: "Reading in the Secondary School--Taught or Caught?""Developing Reading Skills in the Post-infant Years,""A Remedial Programme Based on a Diagnostic Test for Irish Pupils,""The Fernald Technique in Remedial Reading,""Assessment of Teacher Competence in Reading Instruction,""Comprehending Comprehension: Classroom Implications,""On the Differential Transfer of Abilities to Reading,""Incidence and Correlates of Illiteracy in Irish Primary Schools,""An Experimental Investigation of the Psycholinguistic Model of the Reading Process,""A Study of Reading Errors Using Goodman's Miscue Analysis and Cloze Procedure,""Sentence Length and Sentence Complexity,""Testing Reading Tests,""Research on the Assessment of Pre-reading Skills--An American Perspective,""Aspects of Adult Literacy Teaching in Ireland,""Problems Encountered in the Education of Adult Illiterates in Third World Countries,""A Poet's View of Reading,""When the Theories and Practice Fail: the Search for the Beginning Reading Teacher in Revolutionary America," and "Developments in English Reading in the Irish National Schools, l937-77." (EL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Reading Tests, Remedial Reading
The Glendale Press, 18 Sharavogue, Glenageary Rd. Upr., Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland (6.95 pounds).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Selected papers from the Annual Conference of the Reading Association of Ireland (2nd, Dublin, Ireland).