This study compared intensive corrective reading instruction
with less intensive corrective reading instruction at the community
college level: Group 1 students received 50 fifty- minutes of intensive
corrective reading instruction during ten weeks, while Group 2 students
received the same amount of corrective reading instruction
during 20 weeks. Reading instruction...
This study compared two self-instructional methods for
improving spelling in high school and college: a traditional-deductive presentation of spelling rules and lists of words to exemplify
each rule versus a programed-inductive presentation leading
the learner to observe the spelling behavior of words and to make
Both the traditional-deductive and...
This study compared three approaches to the improvement of
vocabulary in ninth grade language arts classes: the direct-teaching
approach, the interest-in-words approach, and the wide-reading
approach. Answers to the following questions were sought: which of
these approaches to vocabulary improvement is more effective than
each other approach used in this...
The purpose of this study was to discover the status and characteristics of reading programs in the public secondary schools of Oregon.
Questionnaires were mailed to all of Oregon's 327 schools, 106
junior high schools and 221 senior high schools. Responses were received
from 84.7 percent of the...