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Sister Mary Annette Lampl, O.S.B.

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Master of Arts in Education (Reading Specialist)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Marie Colette Roy, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Reading teachers; Reading teachers--In-service training; Reading programs; Reading programs--Elementary school


The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reading programs in the selected elementary schools in North and South Dakota. Considered were three important factors of a reading program: the organizational plan, the materials, and the preparation of teachers. The specific objective of this study was to answer the following questions about reading programs; (1) What is the teacher background in preparation for the teaching of reading? (2) What is the type of reading program in the school? (3) What is the organizational plan within each classroom? (4) What is the time allotment for the teaching of reading? (5) What materials are being used for reading instruction? (6) What is the greatest need of teachers in teaching reading? (7) What type of in-service aid is provided for teachers? (8) What are the attitudes of the teachers in regard to the teaching of reading?


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