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Rupley, William H.; And Others – Reading Psychology, 1982
Argues that an understanding of human motivation is an essential component of effective reading instruction. Proposes that teachers use a balance of intrinsic and extrinsic means of motivation to increase student involvement and learning. (FL)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Learning Activities, Motivation Techniques, Reading Attitudes
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Manzo, Anthony V. – Reading Psychology, 1982
Presents a method and rationale for enhancing verbal learning in a typical reading-language arts lesson through personal and group generated images and associations. (FL)
Descriptors: Child Language, Class Activities, Elementary Education, Language Acquisition
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Martoncik, Kathy O'Brien; Erickson, Lawrence G. – Reading Psychology, 1982
Points out how student understanding of as well as student confusion about reading and word recognition are both functions of teacher behavior. (FL)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Elementary Education, Oral Reading, Reading Instruction
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Readence, John E.; Moore, David – Reading Psychology, 1979
Discusses research that indicates the value of prereading and postreading in content area reading; explains the encoding specificity principle, which is the basis of methods that present similar cues during prereading and postreading. Describes several instructional applications of this principle. (GT)
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Content Area Reading, Directed Reading Activity, Learning Theories