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ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1981
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 30 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) effects of graphic organizers, textual organization, and reading comprehension level on recall of expository prose; (2) the effect of metaphor on the reading…
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Annotated Bibliographies, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Fenichel, Emily, Ed. – Zero to Three, 1997
This theme issue explores the development of memory and creativity in very young children. The first article, "The Guy Who Went Up the Steep Nicken: The Emergence of Story Telling during the First Three Years" (Susan Engel), describes the developmental stages of children's story telling. The reasons children tell stories and strategies for…
Descriptors: Creative Development, Creativity, Cultural Differences, Developmental Stages
Thomas, Suzanne B. – Florida Educational Research Council Research Bulletin, 1995
Memory and information processing were studied with public school students, aged 10-15, who had educable mental handicaps (n=60), trainable mental handicaps (n=60), and no mental handicaps (n=60). Study participants completed a picture recall and relocation test, in order to determine if differences existed between the groups based on…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Encoding (Psychology), Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools
Training Ideas, 1984
This document contains three issues of "Training Ideas," a bimonthly publication of instructional materials and articles dealing with human resource development. The premiere issue (1984) includes the following articles: "Information Retrieval: Finding That Lost Article" by Patrick Suessmuth; "Increasing Learning in Printed Materials through the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction
Schuster, Donald, Ed. – Journal of Suggestive-Accelerative Learning and Teaching, 1979
This issue of a journal on suggestive learning-teaching-therapy counseling within the procedural confines of Suggestology or Suggestopedia includes the following articles: "Suggestopedia in an American High School Setting" (Carl W. Pullen), a description of the use of Suggestopedia in a German class; "Optimizing the Presentation of…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
Schuster, Don, Ed. – Journal of the Society for Accelerative Learning and Teaching, 1987
The basic focus on this journal, which publishes a wide variety of articles on suggestive and accelerative learning, is Suggestopedia theory, research, and application. Articles in the volume presented here include: "The Effects of Superlearning on Retention/Hypermnesia of Rare English Words in College Students" (Lynn D. Anderson);…
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Administrator Attitudes, Adult Education, Classroom Techniques
Magnesen, Vernon A. – Innovation Abstracts, 1983
Conclusions drawn from learning and memory retention research which are applicable to adult learning are provided in this brief review. Findings indicate that: (1) teaching methods which stimulate the widest variety of senses will generally be the most effective; (2) the greater the degree to which a student participates orally, the greater the…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Educational Research, Learning Theories
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French, Michael P., Ed. – Wisconsin State Reading Association Journal, 1985
Articles in this journal issue focus on reading acquisition and instruction. The titles and authors are as follows: (1) "10 Good Ways to Involve Parents in the Reading Program," by Nickolas Criscuolo; (2) "A Parent Guide for Helping the Child with A Reading Disability," by Frederick Duffelmeyer and Dale Baum; (3)…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Acquisition, Parent Participation
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL. – 1980
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 31 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) teaching strategies for reading comprehension; (2) strategies for assigning meaning to unfamiliar words in context; (3) differential processing of explicit and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cognitive Processes, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education
Schuster, Donald H., Ed. – The Journal of Suggestive-Accelerative Learning and Teaching, 1976
Four articles report on the effectiveness of suggestive methods in foreign language instruction. Ray Benitez-Bordon reports on "Foreign Languaqe Learning via the Lozanov Method: Pilot Studies." Results of the two studies indicate great promise for the suggestive approach, and point to the needs for further research. In "The Sandy…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Course Evaluation, Educational Research
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. of Research. – 1978
This fifth in a series of reports concerning school calendars examines the literature about learning, retention, and forgetting. The emphasis is necessarily on "time," as that is the major variable among calendars. Theories of memory are described: (1) storage and retrieval, and (2) imprint and trace decay. Relative to forgetting, a…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education