ERIC Number: EJ547644
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Raising Expectations for Critical Reading.
New Directions for Higher Education, n96 p45-54 Win 1996
Argues that college graduates need crucial advanced reading skills beyond entry-level skills required for college admission, and summarizes national educational outcomes research on reading competence, including skills of interpretation, analysis, evaluation, inference, and reflection, and attitudes toward reading. Examines implications for institutional and professional policy, curriculum design, teaching and learning, assessment, and future research. (MSE)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, College Curriculum, College Instruction, College Outcomes Assessment, Critical Reading, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Design, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Higher Education, Outcomes of Education, Policy Formation, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Research Needs, Skill Development, Student Evaluation, Testing
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue: "Preparing Competent College Graduates: Setting New and Higher Expectations for Student Learning," Number 96.