Problems and Interventions in Literacy Development

From August 19-23 1996 an international expert meeting on problems and interventions in literacy development took place in Amsterdam. The meeting was organized by Pieter Reitsma (Paedologisch Instituut - Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Ludo Verhoeven (University of Nijmegen), and funded by the Dut...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Reitsma, P. (Editor), Verhoeven, L. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1998, 1998
Edition:1st ed. 1998
Series:Neuropsychology and Cognition
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Problems in literacy acquisition and interventions
  • Two basic questions about reading and learning to read
  • General and specific abilities as predictors of reading achievement
  • Preschool oral language competence and literacy development
  • Phonemically aware in a hop, skip, and a jump
  • The Simple View of Reading: A developmental perspective
  • Language processing and schooling in European Portugese
  • Reading-listening discrepancy definitions of dyslexia
  • Phonological skills and literacy acquisition in German
  • Methods to establish subtypes of developmental dyslexia
  • Problems in text comprehension: Current perspectives and recent research
  • Reading comprehension problems in second language learners
  • Fostering metalinguistic awareness during storybook reading
  • Training of phonological awareness and letter knowledge in children-at-risk
  • Training of phonological awareness vs inductive reasoning in kindergarten
  • The effects of a Flash Card training program on normal and poor readers’ phonological decoding skills
  • Teaching morphological awareness to dyslexic students
  • Reading disabilities and cognitive competence
  • The ecology of spelling instruction: Effective training in first grade
  • Effects of reading and spelling practices on reading skill
  • Promoting reading skills in a computer-based training program
  • Helping students become constructively responsive readers
  • Author Index