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Problems and Interventions in Literacy Development Neuropsychology and Cognition Volume 15

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Paperback. 377 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.The present volume integrates recent research in the field of literacy problems and interventions into a single academic reference. The book captures the state of the art in this rapidly expanding field, and consists of an introduction and four subsequent parts. Part 1 examines the course of literacy development. Contemporary theoretical accounts are presented of acquisitional processes in learning to read. The second part focuses on the causes of literacy problems. Different neuropsychological and psycholinguistic approaches are proposed to explain the occurrence of literacy problems. The next parts deal with interventions. Part 3 discusses the benefits of training of metalinguistic awareness. In the final part the focus is on interventions at the word level and beyond. The book can be seen as a key reference for graduate students, scholars in the field of literacy acquisition and literacy problems. It is also of interest for practitioners working in the field of assessment and remediation of reading problems. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9789048151646

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Synopsis: 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 Dutch National Science Foundation. Various experts in the field of literacy problems from 12 countries attended the meeting while presenting a paper based on current peESpectives and recent research. A selection of the papers being presented is now integrated into a single academic reference, after being edited and updated. The editors wish to thank all contributors to this volume for redrafting their original papers. The present volume aims to integrate recent research in field of literacy problems and interventions into a single academic reference. The volume will capture the state of the art in the rapidly expanding field of literacy problems and interventions. The target group of readers of this volume includes researchers and graduate students in language and literacy development. Moreover, the book is of interest for practitioners working in the field of literacy problems. Pieter Reitsma and Ludo Verhoeven vii LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS Peter Afflerbach - University of Maryland, 2304C Benjamin Building, College Park MD 20742, USA Jesus Alegria - Universite Libre de Bruxelles, LAPSE CP 191, Avenue F. Roosevelt 50, B-1050 Bruxelles, Belgium Elisabeth Arnbak - Department of General & Applied Linguistics, Njalsgade 80, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark Janwillem Bast - Paedologisch Instituut-VU Amsterdam, Postbus 303, 1115 ZG Duivendrecht, The Netherlands.

Product Description: The present volume integrates recent research in the field of literacy problems and interventions into a single academic reference. The book captures the state of the art in this rapidly expanding field, and consists of an introduction and four subsequent parts. Part 1 examines the course of literacy development. Contemporary theoretical accounts are presented of acquisitional processes in learning to read. The second part focuses on the causes of literacy problems. Different neuropsychological and psycholinguistic approaches are proposed to explain the occurrence of literacy problems. The next parts deal with interventions. Part 3 discusses the benefits of training of metalinguistic awareness. In the final part the focus is on interventions at the word level and beyond. The book can be seen as a key reference for graduate students, scholars in the field of literacy acquisition and literacy problems. It is also of interest for practitioners working in the field of assessment and remediation of reading problems.

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