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The Improvement of Reading Abilities


by Paul A. Witty 1956

It is possible for almost any adult to improve his reading both in rate and in comprehension. In practice, most of us adopt a congenial pace in rending much below our actual capacity. And some of us read everything in the same waya newspaper, a novel, or a conference report. In many cases, this is a snail's pace; in others it is a relatively slow rate that becomes habitual. There are, of course, large numbers of adults who read various types of material skilfully. Yet many of these people can improve their reading habits.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 55, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 57 Number 10, 1956, p. 251-273
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20039, Date Accessed: 12/16/2017 1:48:51 PM

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