Perception as Part of the Total Reading Process

Strang, Ruth
May 1955
Education;May1955, Vol. 75 Issue 9, p596
Academic Journal
The article discusses the role of perception in the total reading process. The reading process begins with the perception of printed words in the passage. But the perception of these words is not a simple matter; it depends on many conditions within the individual and in the reading situation. The reader's life experiences as well as his specific experiences with reading; his concept of himself, attitudes, reading skill, general mental alertness, and goals for the future all influence his perception of any new reading situation.


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