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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Science of reading.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2005
(DLC) 2005001421
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: 60570270
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: pt. I. Word recognition processes in reading. Modeling reading : the dual-route approach / Max Coltheart --
Connectionist approaches to reading / David C. Plaut --
Visual word recognition : theories and findings / Stephen J. Lupker --
The question of phonology and reading / Guy C. Van Orden and Heidi Kloos --
Eye movements during reading / Keith Rayner, Barbara J. Juhasz, and Alexander Pollatsek --
pt. II. Learning to read and spell. Theories of learning to read / Brian Byrne --
Writing systems and spelling development / Rebecca Treiman and Brett Kessler --
Development of sight word reading : phases and findings / Linnea C. Ehri --
Predicting individual differences in learning to read / Judith A. Bowey --
Social correlates of emergent literacy / Beth M. Phillips and Christopher J. Lonigan --
Literacy and cognitive change / José Morais and Régine Kolinsky --
pt. III. Reading comprehension. Comprehension / Walter Kintsch and Katherine A. Rawson --
The acquisition of reading comprehension skill / Charles A. Perfetti, Nicole Landi and Jane Oakhill --
Children's reading comprehension difficulties / Kate Nation. pt. IV. Reading in different languages. Orthographic systems and skilled word recognition processes in reading / Ram Frost --
Early reading development in European orthographies / Philip H.K. Seymour --
Learning to read in Chinese / J. Richard Hanley --
The nature and causes of dyslexia in different languages / Markéta Caravolas --
pt. V. Disorders of reading and spelling. Developmental dyslexia / Frank R. Vellutino and Jack M. Fletcher --
Learning to read with a hearing impairment / Jacqueline Leybaert --
Learning to read with a language impairment / Margaret J. Snowling and Charles Hulme --
Acquired disorders of reading / Matthew A. Lambon Ralph and Karalyn Patterson --
Spelling disorders / Cristina Romani, Andrew Olson, and Anna Maria DiBetta --
pt. VI. Biological bases of reading. Genetics of dyslexia / Bruce F. Pennington and Richard K. Olson --
Functional brain imaging studies of skilled reading and developmental dyslexia / Cathy J. Price and Eamon McCrory --
pt. VII. Teaching reading. Teaching children to read : what do we know about how to do it? / Catherine E. Snow and Connie Juel --
Recent discoveries on remedial interventions for children with dyslexia / Joseph K. Torgesen.
Series Title: Blackwell handbooks of developmental psychology.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret J. Snowling and Charles Hulme.
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