ISBN-10:
0415808294
ISBN-13:
9780415808293
Pub. Date:
11/11/2011
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Understanding Reading: A Psycholinguistic Analysis of Reading and Learning to Read, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

Understanding Reading: A Psycholinguistic Analysis of Reading and Learning to Read, Sixth Edition / Edition 6

by Frank Smith
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ISBN-13: 9780415808293
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/11/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 390
Sales rank: 950,952
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Frank Smith is recognized, both nationally and internationally, for his contributions to cognitive psychology and linguistics. His research at Harvard University on the nature of the reading process led to new insights in reading theory. He is a key originator of the modern psycholinguistic approach to reading instruction.

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Classic Edition Preface 1. The Essence of Reading 2. Comprehension and Knowledge 3. Spoken and Written Language 4. Information and Experience 5. Between Eye and Brain 6. Bottlenecks of Memory 7. Letter Identification 8. Word Identification 9. Phonics and Mediated Word Identificatgion 10. The Identification of Meaning 11. Reading, Writing, and Thinking 12. Learning About the World 13. Learning About Written Language Notes Glossary References Author Index Subject Index

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