Reading for Understanding: Toward an R&D Program in Reading Comprehension

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Rand Corporation, Apr 18, 2002 - Education - 184 pages
In fall 1999, the Department of Education's Office of Educational Researchand Improvement (OERI) asked RAND to examine how OERI might improve thequality and relevance of the education research it funds. The RAND ReadingStudy Group (RRSG) was charged with developing a research framework toaddress the most pressing issues in literacy. RRSG focused on readingcomprehension wherein the highest priorities for research are: (1)Instruction
 

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Contents

Chapter One INTRODUCTION
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Chapter Two DEFINING COMPREHENSION
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Chapter Three VARIABILITY IN READING COMPREHENSION
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Chapter Four A RESEARCH AGENDA FOR IMPROVING READING COMPREHENSION
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Chapter Five STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING A RESEARCH PROGRAM ON READING COMPREHENSION
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Building on Strengths
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Improving the Status of Educational Research
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METHODS APPROPRIATE TO THE TASK
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ORGANIZING FOR PROGRAMMATIC RESEARCH ON READING COMPREHENSION
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AFTERWORD
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Appendix A AN EXPANDED REVIEW OF THE RESEARCH ON VARIABILITY IN READING COMPREHENSION
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Appendix B OUTLINE OF A SAMPLE REQUEST FOR APPLICATION
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REFERENCES
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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES
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