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Title:Progress Report 3 on the BBN Group of the Center for the Study of Reading
Author(s):Bruce, Bertram C.; Adams, Marilyn J.; Cohen, Philip R.; Collins, Allan; Frederiksen, John; Gentner, Dedre; Rubin, Andee; Smith, Edward E., 1940-; Starr, Brenda J.; Starr, Kathleen S.; Steinberg, Cindy
Subject(s):Reading
Cognitive Science
Discourse structure
Oral conversation
Rhetorical structures
Children's stories
Children's literature
Educational games
Word recognition
Cultural variation
Writing
Communication modality
Comprehension
Abstract:This is a report of work accomplished and planned as part of the Center for the Study of Reading. The Center for the Study of Reading at BBN is currently focusing on a variety of areas including dependencies of discourse structure on modality, developmental studies of oral conversation in relation to written text, story structure, rhetorical structure and the author-reader relationship, background knowledge, comparative analysis of stories for children, educational games and activities, cultural variation and reading comprehension, comprehension of sentence meaning, metacognition, readability, TV captioning for the deaf, teaching strategies, word recognition, interactions between bottom-up and top-down aspects of reading, and writing and its relationship to reading. Each of the following sections briefly describes our past and present work in a particular area, demonstrates its role in reading comprehension, discusses future work needed in the area and considers how the research might affect classroom practice.
Issue Date:1980-07
Publisher:Bolt Beranek and Newman
Citation Info:Bruce, Bertram C.; Adams, Marilyn J.; Cohen, Philip R.; Collins, Allan; Frederiksen, John; Gentner, Dedre; Rubin, Andee; Smith, Edward E.; Starr, Brenda J.; Starr, Kathleen; & Steinberg, Cindy (1980, July). Progress report 3 on the BBN group of the Center for the Study of Reading (Technical Report No. 4461). Cambridge, MA: Bolt Beranek and Newman.
Series/Report:Technical Report No. 4461
Genre:Report (Grant or Annual)
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/17438
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:National Institute of Education under Contract No. US-NIE-C-400-76-0116 to the University of Illinois through a sub-contract to Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Date Available in IDEALS:2010-12-10


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