Theories of Reading Development

| Lancaster University
| Florida State University
| University of Alberta
ISBN 9789027218117 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
ISBN 9789027265647 | EUR 105.00 | USD 158.00
The use of printed words to capture language is one of the most remarkable inventions of humankind, and learning to read them is one of the most remarkable achievements of individuals. In recent decades, how we learn to read and understand printed text has been studied intensely in genetics, education, psychology, and cognitive science, and both the volume of research papers and breadth of the topics they examine have increased exponentially.

Theories of Reading Development collects within a single volume state-of-the-art descriptions of important theories of reading development and disabilities. The included chapters focus on multiple aspects of reading development and are written by leading experts in the field. Each chapter is an independent theoretical review of the topic to which the authors have made a significant contribution and can be enjoyed on its own, or in relation to others in the book.

The volume is written for professionals, graduate students, and researchers in education, psychology, and cognitive neuroscience. It can be used either as a core or as a supplementary text in senior undergraduate and graduate education and psychology courses focusing on reading development.
[Studies in Written Language and Literacy, 15]  2017.  vii, 534 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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Subjects & Metadata
BIC Subject: CJCR – Reading skills
BISAC Subject: LAN013000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Reading Skills
ONIX Metadata
ONIX 2.1
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2017007488 | Marc record