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Cognitive psychology and reading in the U.S.S.R. / edited by John A. Downing.

Downing, John A., 1922-1987 (Added Author).
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Subject: Reading (Elementary) > Soviet Union.
Reading, Psychology of.
Cognitive psychology > Soviet Union.
Literacy > Soviet Union.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780080867038
  • ISBN: 0080867030
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 471 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: Amsterdam ; North Holland ; 1988.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-462) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Cognitive Psychology and Reading in the U.S.S.R.; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1. Comparative Perspectives on the Developments of the Cognitive Psychology of Reading in the U.S.S.R.; Chapter 2. Notes on Russian Orthography and Pronunciation; Chapter 3. An Outline of the History of Methods of Teaching Literacy in Soviet Russia, 1917 -- 1947; Chapter 4. A Psychological Analysis of the Process of Reading in Beginners and a Method of Teaching Literacy; Chapter 5. The Pathology of Grammatical Operations.
Summary: The ideas of Soviet specialists on the psychology and teaching of reading are here made available in English. The volume gives an overview of psychology and education in the U.S.S.R., and presents translations of the work of major Soviet authors, such as Elkonin and Luria. The contributions offer many valuable proposals for teaching literacy which are quite unique outside of the Soviet Union. A concluding chapter provides a commentary, tracing the links between these specialist contributions and the general cognitive theories of Vygotsky. The result of ten years of research, this book was comple.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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