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ERIC Number: ED388947
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
The Science of Reading, 1994.
Ikeda, Shinichi, Ed.; And Others
Science of Reading, v38 n1-4 Apr-Dec 1994
This collection of the 1994 issues of the Japanese-language journal "The Science of Reading" presents 21 articles on a variety of questions dealing with reading. Most articles in the collection have summaries in English. Articles in the April issue are: "Efforts to Enliven the School Library" (M. Takeda); "A Mistake in Comprehending a Literary Work and an Attempt to Correct It" (K. Magara); "The Effect of Information about Seeing-Eye Dogs Disseminated to Local Citizens" (K. Tokuda and T. Mochizuki); "'Point of View' in the Story 'Gongitsune': A Refutation of the Theory of View-Point Change" (Y. Mochizuki); "The Effect of Different Classroom Learning Activities on Students' Reading Comprehension" (M. Tanaka); "One Teacher's Experience Reading Literature Aloud in High School Classes" (K. Takahashi); and "Adverse Effects of Lower Cognitive Processing Capacity on Achievement: What Can We Do?" (J. M. Furukawa). Articles in the July issue are "Creating an Attractive School Library" (M. Hori); "The Effects of Expertise on Understanding Cartoon Signs" (N. Murata); "Interpreting "Vacancies" in Fictional Texts" (H. Tandoh); and "The Construction of Temporal and Causal Relationships in Story Comprehension" (H. Yamamoto). Articles in the October issue are: "Using the School Library as a Reading Center Fostering the Love of Reading in Children" (N. Ogiwara and A. Nakayama); "Film Forms in the Comprehension of Films" (M. Aoyama); "The Concept of 'Stylistic Interference'" (T. Asada); "To Use or Not to Use Romaji--A Psycholinguistic Evaluation of the Arguments against the Use of Romaji for Teaching Japanese with Learners of Alphabetic Mother Tongues" (K. Tamaoka and M. Barbara); and "The Effect of a Teacher's Commentary on Students' Understanding of a Story Read Aloud" (M. Tanaka). Articles in the December issue are: "Thoughts on a School Library Conducive to Studying" (K. Takahashi); "An Alternative Method for the Teaching of Reading of Japanese Classical Literature--Using Weird Stories from the Edo Period" (H. Masuda and Y. Kudo); "Working Memory and Reading Difficulties in Children" (N. Kitao); "Effects of Pre-Reading Activities on Schema Activation" (H. Iijima); and "Effects on Children's Understanding of the Handicapped from Listening to a Story" (K. Tokuda). (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Japan Reading Association, Tokyo.
Note: For the 1993 journals, see ED 375 390.