ERIC Number: ED176245
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: N/A
The Philosophical and Sociological Bases of Reading; Yearbook of the Annual Meeting of the National Reading Conference (14th, Dallas, Texas, December 3-5, 1964).
Thurston, Eric L., Ed.; Hafner, Lawrence E., Ed.
Focusing on the philosophical and sociological bases of reading, the papers in this volume were drawn from the fourteenth annual meeting of the National Reading Conference held in 1964. Among the topics covered in the 27 papers are the following: the philosophy and sociology of reading; reading reform; adult literacy; paperback books; factors in critical reading; ego strength and reading disability; contributions of college reading specialists to precollege reading programs; public school development of reading programs; the reading needs of college preparatory students; attitudes of parents of superior and inferior readers toward certain child rearing practices; reading tests; college reading programs in Louisiana and Mississippi; the cloze procedure; the evolution of the Purdue University, Western Reserve University, and Minnesota reading programs; motility training; eye movements and reading; research on adult reading; and behavior analysis. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Cloze Procedure, College Students, Conference Reports, Educational Philosophy, Educational Sociology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Parent Attitudes, Program Content, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulty, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Tests
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.