ERIC Number: ED290135
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Reading Research in 1984: Comprehension, Computers, Communication. Fifth Yearbook of the American Reading Forum.
McNinch, George H., Ed.; And Others
Conference presentations of research on reading comprehension, reading instruction, computer applications in reading instruction, and reading theory are compiled in this yearbook. Titles and authors of some of the articles are as follows: "A Rationale for Teaching Children with Limited English Proficiency" (M. Zintz); "Preliminary Development of a Screening Instrument for Learning Disabilities in Foreign Language Classes" (T. Cloer, Jr.); "Using Word Processing in Composition Instruction" (R. Kurth and L. Stromberg); "Equality of Educational Opportunity" (K. Camperell); "Don't Blame It on Reading" (J. Sherk, Jr.); "What Do Young Children Understand about the Structure of Written Composition?" (P. Duncan); "Research on Computers in Reading" (G. Mason); "Thinking Level and Reading Comprehension" (W. White); "Imagery Level of Text" (P. Terwilliger and B. Kolker); "The Effects of Thematic Organizers on Comprehension and Transfer Learning" (M. Alverez and V. Risko, with a reaction by D. Gustafson); "Meet 'Stephen,' A Computerized Diagnostic Case Study" (B. Herrman and others); "Comprehension and Language Cues" (O. Wielan); "A National Survey on the Use of Basal Readers" (P. Smith and M. Saltz); "Structuring an Environment for Increased Comprehension" (G. Lofton); "Variations in Visual and Auditory Memory Found in a Group of Illiterates" (M. Harshbarger); "The Early Reader Goes to School" (W. Brazell and M. Cooper); "Changes in Preservice Teachers' Conceptions of the Reading Process" (L. Amspaugh and others); "Computer Adventure Games and the Development of Information Processing Skills" (B. Hayes and others); "Influence of Three Concurrent Remedial Practices" (A. Manzo); "Parents' Identification of Children's Life Crises" (L. Gentile and others); "A National Assessment of Undergraduate Secondary Content Area Reading Courses" (B. Hobbs and M. Fairbanks, with a reaction by R. Flippo); "Comprehending Metaphor" (M. Brittain); "Survey and Analyses of Attitudes toward Use of the Computer" (J. Long and S. Benton); "Book-Sharing and Parental Reading Attitude" (G. Miller); "Do Teachers Teach as They Are Taught to Teach?" (C. McMillan); "Two Models of Developmental Reading Instruction" (A. Mallery and T. Bullock); "Computer and Video Game Use and Reading Achievement of High School Students" (R. Telfer); "Communicating in the Classroom" (D. Alvermann and others);"The Use of Cognitive Self-Instruction as an Intervention for Metacognitive Failure" (S. Weidler, with a reaction by E. Askov); "A Qualitative Investigation of Mainstreaming" (L. Tomlinson); "Perceptions of Reading Competencies in Content Areas" (D. Lumpkin); "Microcomputers for Elementary Teachers" (P. Ransom); "Differentiating Reading Practice" (J. Helfeldt and W. Henk); "Schema Theory, Reader/Text Interaction, Text Analysis and Metacognition" (R. Atkinson and others); "Critical Reading" (J. Parson with a reaction by D. Gustafson); "Research in Student Teaching" (T. Lovelace and others); "The Junior Great Books Program" (N. Boraks); and "Punctuation and Intonation" (R. Flippo). (References are included for each article.) (SKC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.
Note: For related documents, see CS 009 027 and CS 009 029.