ERIC Number: EJ406698
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
An Analysis of Reading Rates in College Students.
O'Reilly, Robert P.; Walker, James E.
Reading Research and Instruction, v29 n2 p1-11 Win 1990
Examines selected research showing how the components of human information processing limit reading rates. Suggests that speed reading is impossible when the intent is to understand the message communicated by the text. Discusses limiting factors in processes of word recognition, working memory, and comprehension. Discusses evaluative and instructional implications. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A