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The Resource Reading and comprehension in the african context : a cognitive enquiry, Agnes Wanja Kibui

Reading and comprehension in the african context : a cognitive enquiry, Agnes Wanja Kibui

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Reading and comprehension in the african context : a cognitive enquiry
Title
Reading and comprehension in the african context
Title remainder
a cognitive enquiry
Statement of responsibility
Agnes Wanja Kibui
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book makes an important contribution to existing knowledge on the processes of reading and comprehension by identifying the various approaches and corresponding theories. The book is organized in various chapters that cumulatively lead to our entry into the three key areas. Chapter One provides important background to reading as a skill, explaining the hidden dynamics that avoid the process and outcome of reading. Chapter Two deals with comprehension and vocabulary, both very important aspects of the reading process, while Chapter Three focuses on the relationship between reading, remembe
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Kibui, Agnes Wanja
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reading (Secondary)
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • Reading comprehension
  • Reading (Secondary)
  • Africa
  • EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading & Phonics
Label
Reading and comprehension in the african context : a cognitive enquiry, Agnes Wanja Kibui
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Title page ; Copyright page ; Foreword ; Preface ; Contents ; CHAPTER ONE -- Introduction; Background; A Kenyan Historical Perspective; Rationale for a Cognitive Study of Reading and Comprehension; An Overview of the Book; CHAPTER TWO -- Reading and Comprehension: An Overview; What Happens When We Read; Definitions of Reading; Approaches Taken by Readers in Reading; A Basic Theoretical Framework about Reading; Conclusion; CHAPTER THREE -- Reading and Comprehension: A Theoretical Framework; Comprehension and Vocabulary; Models of the Reading Process
  • The Bottom-Up and Top-Down (Interactive) Processes of ReadingThe Cognitive Implications of Reading-Theories; Conclusion; CHAPTER FOUR -- Reading and Comprehension: Cognitive Components; Reading; Memory; Memory and Perception; Memory and Words; Memory and Comprehension; Schema and Perception; Vocabulary and Reading Performance; Relationship between Knowledge of Word Meanings and Comprehension; Word Meanings, Schema, and Reading Comprehension ; Strategies for Reading; Learning English as a Second Language; Conclusion; CHAPTER FIVE -- Reading and Comprehension: Techniques of Assessment
  • Approaches of Reading AssessmentThe Informal Reading Inventory (IRI); The Oral Reading Miscue Analysis (ORMA); The Cloze Test; Conclusion; CHAPTER SIX -- Reading and Comprehension: Some Practical Applications; Extensive Reading; Some Possible Approaches for Teachers and Curriculum Developers; The Teaching Process; Teaching Learners Vocabulary; Proposals for Teachers as Examiners; CHAPTER SEVEN -- Concluding Remarks; Appendix One -- A Reading and Comprehension Exercise (Level One); Appendix Two -- A Reading and Comprehension Exercise (Level Two)
  • Appendix Three -- A Reading and Comprehension Exercise (Level Three) References; Index of Personal Names; Back cover
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ocn847753323
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Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789966040534
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvg96sck
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not applicable
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847753323
Label
Reading and comprehension in the african context : a cognitive enquiry, Agnes Wanja Kibui
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover ; Title page ; Copyright page ; Foreword ; Preface ; Contents ; CHAPTER ONE -- Introduction; Background; A Kenyan Historical Perspective; Rationale for a Cognitive Study of Reading and Comprehension; An Overview of the Book; CHAPTER TWO -- Reading and Comprehension: An Overview; What Happens When We Read; Definitions of Reading; Approaches Taken by Readers in Reading; A Basic Theoretical Framework about Reading; Conclusion; CHAPTER THREE -- Reading and Comprehension: A Theoretical Framework; Comprehension and Vocabulary; Models of the Reading Process
  • The Bottom-Up and Top-Down (Interactive) Processes of ReadingThe Cognitive Implications of Reading-Theories; Conclusion; CHAPTER FOUR -- Reading and Comprehension: Cognitive Components; Reading; Memory; Memory and Perception; Memory and Words; Memory and Comprehension; Schema and Perception; Vocabulary and Reading Performance; Relationship between Knowledge of Word Meanings and Comprehension; Word Meanings, Schema, and Reading Comprehension ; Strategies for Reading; Learning English as a Second Language; Conclusion; CHAPTER FIVE -- Reading and Comprehension: Techniques of Assessment
  • Approaches of Reading AssessmentThe Informal Reading Inventory (IRI); The Oral Reading Miscue Analysis (ORMA); The Cloze Test; Conclusion; CHAPTER SIX -- Reading and Comprehension: Some Practical Applications; Extensive Reading; Some Possible Approaches for Teachers and Curriculum Developers; The Teaching Process; Teaching Learners Vocabulary; Proposals for Teachers as Examiners; CHAPTER SEVEN -- Concluding Remarks; Appendix One -- A Reading and Comprehension Exercise (Level One); Appendix Two -- A Reading and Comprehension Exercise (Level Two)
  • Appendix Three -- A Reading and Comprehension Exercise (Level Three) References; Index of Personal Names; Back cover
Control code
ocn847753323
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789966040534
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvg96sck
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)847753323

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