ERIC Number: ED318996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
College and Adult Reading XIII: The Thirteenth Yearbook of the North Central Reading Association.
Fisher, Joseph A., Ed.
Containing selections of the papers presented at the 1984 and 1985 annual meetings of the North Central Reading Association, this yearbook includes sections on research; reviews of research; professional issues; and program descriptions. Papers include: "Twenty-Five Years of Professional Progress" (James E. Walker); "A Study of Student Alienation from the Formal Goals of College" (Marilyn Christian); "Imagery and Study Skills" (David M. Wark); "Do Good Students Have a Reading Speed Limit? Do Poor Students? Do Nursing Students Read Like Ordinary People?" (Donald J. Goodman); "The Wayne State University Study Skills Inventory: A Criterion-Related Validation Study" (Janine M. Mourguet); "Secondary Reading: What Do the Teachers Think?" (Bruce A. Lloyd and Brian M. Opria); "High School Teachers' Awareness of Reading Skills: A Pilot Study" (Bruce A. Lloyd); "What Does the Research Literature Say about Active Readers?" (Mark E. Thompson); "Dimensions of Speed Reading: A Review of Research Literature" (Mark E. Thompson); "The Validity of the Degrees of Reading Power Test: A Response to Carver's Critique" (Earl F. Rankin); "Characteristics of Effective Intervention Strategies for Enhancing Academic Performance" (Joseph A. Fisher); "Developing Self-Supporting Programs to Offset a Declining Budget" (Rowena Wilhelm); "LD Referrals and Then What?" (Steven A. Katz); "Integrating Computer Assisted Instruction into a University Learning Center Program" (Marie E. Byrnes); "The SQ3R: A Classroom Model" (Kay E. Fisher); "Freshman Year of Studies: University of Notre Dame" (Peter P. Grande); "The Freshman Reading Course at Ball State University" (M. Harshbarger); and "An Overview of Ball State University's Reading Programs" (Dorothy Shipman). (RS)
Descriptors: Adults, College Freshmen, College Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, High Schools, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Literature Reviews, Program Descriptions, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Rate, Reading Research, Reading Skills, Study Skills, Teacher Attitudes, Test Validity
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Central Reading Association, St. Paul, Minn.
Note: For yearbooks 7-14 in this series, see CS 010 037-044.