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ERIC Number: ED375390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
The Science of Reading, 1993.
Ikeda, Shinichi, Ed.; And Others
Science of Reading, v37 n1-4 Apr-Dec 1993
This collection of the 1993 issues of the Japanese-language journal "The Science of Reading" presents 18 articles (research reports and "classroom reports") on a variety of questions dealing with reading. The articles in the collection all have summaries in English. Articles in the April issue are: "A Comparison of Two Methods of English Language Instruction" (Takeshiro Soda and others); "Methodology on Literary Hermeneutics and Teaching for the Appreciation of Literature" (Mitsukazu Miyake); "The Function of the Japanese Particle 'WA'--from the Point of View of MIKAMI" (Sachiko Yoshida); and "Expository Texts To Rectify Misconceptions in Learners" (Keiichi Magara). Articles in the July issue are: "Measures of Working Memory and Reading Comprehension" (Soji Takayama); "Influence of the Listener's Expectation on the Asymmetrical Property of Irony" (Kenji Nishitani); "The Effect of an Author's Point of View on Story Comprehension" (Naomine Shibata); "The Effects of Readers' Misconception on the Comprehension of Science Text" (Yoshifumi Kudo); and "Reading Guidance in the Japanese-Language Classroom" (Fusako Yasui). Articles in the October issue are: "Performance Effects on the Views of Non-Handicapped Subjects on the Ability of the Blind" (Katsumi Tokuda); "Predictions by Elementary School Children of Partially-Presented Expository Text--The Development of Expository Text Schema among 4th Grade Children" (Masafumi Iwanaga); "Reading of a Character's Mind through Scene Description" (Minoru Umezawa); and "Studies on Book Reports by High School Students" (Hideo Hayatsu). Articles in the December issue are "The Effects of Comic Strips as a Teaching Strategy" (Natsuko Murata); "The Effects of a Pictorial Presentation using Hieroglyphic Characters in Teaching Preschoolers to Read Kanji and Katakana" (Seiya Hirai and Akiko Shimizu); "Writing and Speaking Methods in Recalling a Story" (Noboru Takahashi and Tsukiko Sugioka); "Understanding Classical Japanese Literature--A Comparative Study of High-Ranking and Low-Ranking Students" (Masaru Tanaka); and "Cognition, Emotions and Automation in Reading" (Donald A. Leton). (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Japan Reading Association, Tokyo.