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The science of reading : a handbook

Author: Margaret J Snowling; Charles Hulme
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub, 2005.
Series: Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology
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The Science of Reading: A Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews of reading research from leading names in the field, to create a multidisciplinary overview of contemporary knowledge about reading and related skills. The volume is divided into seven sections: Word Recognition Processes in Reading outlines models of word recognition that have shaped the direction of reading research during the past two  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret J Snowling; Charles Hulme
ISBN: 1405141506 9781405141505 9781405114882 1405114886 9780470757635 0470757639
OCLC Number: 1039150883
Description: Online Ressource (1 v.).
Contents: List of Contributors.Preface.Acknowledgments.Part I: Word Recognition Processes in Reading:.Editorial Part I.1. Modelling Reading: The Dual-Route Approach: Max Coltheart(Macquarie University, Australia).2. Connectionist Approaches to Reading: David C. Plaut (CarnegieMellon University).3. Visual Word Recognition: Theories and Findings: Stephen J.Lupker (University of Western Ontario).4. The Question of Phonology and Reading: Guy C. Van Orden andHeidi Kloos (Arizona State University).5. Eye Movements During Reading: Keith Rayner, Barbara J.Juhasz, and Alexander Pollatsek (University of Massachusetts).Part II: Learning to Read and Spell:.Editorial Part II.6. Theories of Learning to Read: Brian Byrne (University of NewEngland, Australia).7. Writing Systems and Spelling Development: Rebecca Treiman andBrett Kessler (Washington University in St Louis).8. Development of Sight Word Reading: Phases and Findings:Linnea C. Ehri (Graduate Center of the City University of NewYork).9. Predicting Individual Differences in Learning to Read: JudithA. Bowey (University of Queensland).10. Social Correlates of Emergent Literacy: Beth M. Phillips andChristopher J. Lonigan (Florida Center for Reading Research,Florida State University).11. Literacy and Cognitive Change: Jose Morais andRegine Kolinsk (Universite Libre de Bruxelles,Belgium).Part III: Reading Comprehension:.Editorial Part III.12. Comprehension: Walter Kintsch and Katherine A. Rawson(University of Colorado).13. The Acquisition of Reading Comprehension Skill: Charles A.Perfetti, Nicole Landi and Jane Oakhill (University ofPittsburgh).14. Children's Reading Comprehension Difficulties: Kate A.Nation (University of Oxford).Part IV: Reading in Different Languages:.Editorial Part IV.15. Orthographic Systems and Skilled Word Recognition Processesin Reading: Ram Frost (The Hebrew University, Israel).16. Early Reading Development in European Orthographies: PhilipH. K. Seymour (University of Dundee, UK).17. Learning to Read in Chinese: J. Richard Hanley (Universityof Essex, UK).18. The Nature and Causes of Dyslexia in Different Languages:Marketa Caravolas (University of Liverpool).Part V: Disorders of Reading and Spelling:.Editorial Part V.19. Developmental Dyslexia: Frank R. Vellutino and Jack M.Fletcher (State University of New York, at Albany).20. Learning to Read with a Hearing Impairment: JacquelineLeybaert (Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium).21. Learning to Read with a Language Impairment: Margaret J.Snowling and Charles Hulme (University of York, UK).22. Acquired Disorders of Reading: Matthew A. Lambon Ralph(University of Manchester) and Karalyn Patterson (University ofCambridge).23. Spelling Disorders: Cristina Romani (University of Aston,UK), Andrew Olson (University of Birmingham, UK), and Anna MariaDiBetta (University of Aston).Part VI: Biological Bases of Reading:.Editorial Part VI.24. Genetics of Dyslexia: Bruce F. Pennington (University ofDenver) and Richard K. Olson (University of Colorado).25. Functional Brain Imaging Studies of Skilled Reading andDevelopmental Dyslexia: Cathy J. Price (University College London)and Eamon McCrory (Institute of Psychiatry, UK).Part VII: Teaching Reading:.Editorial Part VII.26. Teaching Children to Read: What Do We Know About How To DoIt?: Catherine E. Snow (Harvard Graduate School of Education) andConnie Juel (Stanford University).27. Recent Discoveries from Research on Remedial Interventionsfor Children with Dyslexia: Joseph K. Torgesen (Florida Center forReading Research at Florida State University).Glossary of Terms.References.Author Index.Subject Index
Series Title: Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology
Responsibility: edited by Margaret J. Snowling and Charles Hulme.


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