ERIC Number: EJ1046759
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
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Ready or Not: Recognizing and Preparing College-Ready Students
Springer, Sheree E.; Wilson, Tonia J.; Dole, Janice A.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v58 n4 p299-307 Dec 2014-Jan 2015
Research shows that many students entering postsecondary education are unprepared for college reading demands. This article highlights college reading readiness according to four essential reading skills. We illustrate these skills by featuring vignettes of high school seniors who are college-ready and not college-ready. Then we contextualize the skills based on current research. Finally, we provide specific instructional strategies and approaches to these essential skills so high school teachers can help their students successfully transition to college literacy demands.
Descriptors: College Readiness, Reading Instruction, College Students, High School Seniors, Secondary School Teachers, Reading Ability, College Preparation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
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