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The purpose of this study was to evaluate a six-weeks college reading improvement course at Kansas State College of Pittsburg, Pittsburg, Kansas. Two methods of instruction (workbook vs. machines) were investigated in this study. Gains made in vocabulary, speed of comprehension, level of comprehension, and total reading for both methods of instruction were compared. The experimental method was used for this study. The Cooperative Reading Comprehension Section of the Cooperative English Test, Form 1A and 1B, Cooperative Test Division, Education Testing Service, Princeton, N.J. was used as a pre and post test.


iv, 98 leaves ; 28 cm



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