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    Appalachian State University
  Jan 19, 2018
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

R E 5120 - Psychological Bases of Reading (3)

When Offered: On Demand
The thrust of this course is toward providing advanced reading majors with a comprehensive over-view of contemporary theories of psychology and instruction as they can be applied to explicating the complex processes underlying reading behavior. Basically, the course deals with the following areas: (1) definitions of reading; (2) reading as verbal behavior; (3) perception and sensation in reading; (4) reading and cognition; (5) learning and reading; (6) growth and development and reading; (7) attention, motivation, and reading; (8) personality and reading; (9) learning from written materials; and, (10) individual differences and reading.