This unique text presents a systematic study of a proven method for increasing the memory and reading comprehension of older adults by using a program based on discourse processing. The program facilitates the encoding and retrieval of information through a reading strategy plan utilizing top-level structures in the text. The authors of this volume provide student and teacher training manuals for the program as well as a review of the literature, data tables and graphs; an extensive bibliography; and five 1 1/2 hour sessions to improve memory and reading comprehension.Other studies show positive effects of reading instruction on grades, as well as other measures of academic success, ... to extract the vital information from a passage of text resulted in personnel who were better able to locate and remember ... posttested on verbal language development, word recognition, locus of control, listening comprehension, and reading skills. ... Sixty-two percent of the participants initially reading at the 1st grade level were taught to read at the 4th grade levelanbsp;...
|Author||:||Bonnie J.F. Meyer, Carole J. Young, Brendan J. Bartlett|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2014-02-24|