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Schale, Florence; Epner, Marcia – 1980
This yearbook on innovative learning strategies in colleges is divided into four parts. "Part I: Description of Program Models" contains descriptions of an alternative learning center at Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona; a program combining technology with humanism at El Camino College, Torrance, California; the developmental studies…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Individualized Instruction
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Mesmer, Heidi Anne E. – Reading Teacher, 1999
Outlines one struggling second-grade reader's abilities and reading strategies, and initial instructional efforts with her. Discusses how the author determined a mismatch existed between her teaching, the teaching materials, and the child. Shows how a change of materials--to the use of decodable text accompanied by reflective, systematic,…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Grade 2, Instructional Effectiveness, Primary Education
Schick, George B., Ed.; May, Merrill M., Ed. – 1967
Focusing on expanding fields in junior college and adult reading programs, the 35 articles in this volume were drawn from the sixteenth annual meeting of the National Reading Conference held in 1966. Among the topics discussed in the articles are the following: an interdisciplinary approach to the identification and remediation of severe reading…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Conference Reports, Educational Technology
Schick, George B., Ed.; May, Merrill M., Ed. – 1970
This is the second of two volumes containing papers focusing on reading processes and pedagogy that were drawn from the nineteenth annual meeting of the National Reading Conference held in 1969. Among the topics covered in the 37 papers are the following: interpersonal dynamics in counseling students with learning problems, developing an effective…
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Content Area Reading, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education
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Millard, E.; Taylor, C.; Watson, S. – Reading, 2000
Describes some findings from the Books for Babies project, a central strand of Derbyshire's county-wide literacy initiative, Read On--Write Away! (ROWA!). Indicates that there are additional benefits for other family group members when a Book Start project includes follow-up activities and is connected to wider ranging community literacy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literacy, Parent Participation, Parent Student Relationship
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Putman, Lynne – Childhood Education, 1986
Focuses on two philosophical views of reading, the traditional ("bottom-up") view and an alternative ("interactive") view, along with the implications they hold for shaping reading instructional programs. The differences these two views make in decisions that shape the reading program are illustrated in a kindergarten and…
Descriptors: Conventional Instruction, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Andersson, Torsten – Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, 1980
The National Center for the Education of the Blind has conducted experiments which involved nine partially sighted adults to assess the use of microfiche as a reading aid for partially sighted students. It was shown that microfiche is a positive complement to other reading aids. (Author/SBH)
Descriptors: Adults, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Research, Large Type Materials
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School Science Review, 1981
Summarizes two research studies on: (1) suitability of science reading materials at CSE and O levels, and (2) effects of single sex and coeducation on science subject (N=1200) preferences and choices at 14+. Discusses spider diagrams, what is science, and problems and solutions in chemistry teaching in post-16 institutions. (DS)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Diagrams, Higher Education
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Harer, John B.; Huber, C. Edward – College and Research Libraries, 1982
Discusses the lack of consensus among library administrators concerning the intent of the Copyright Act of 1976 with respect to photocopying of materials for use by academic library reserve rooms, and reports on the results of a survey of 37 Virginia academic libraries concerning their reserve room photocopying practices. (JL)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Copyrights, Federal Legislation, Guidelines