ERIC Number: EJ309420
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Application of Theories of Reading to Instruction.
Beck, Isabel L.; McKeown, Margaret G.
American Journal of Education, v93 n1 p61-81 Nov 1984
Describes two aspects of reading theory: a reader's background knowledge and the organization of text events and ideas. Illustrates how these aspects were applied to instructional design and discusses the results of this application. Includes recommendations on how to apply background knowledge and to create more comprehensible texts. (RDN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue with title "The Development of Literacy in the American Schools."