ERIC Number: ED350597
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Reading across the Curriculum: A Research Report for Teachers.
Dupuis, Mary M., Ed.; Merchant, Linda H., Ed.
Focusing on grades 4-12, this book supplies content area teachers with the information they need to function as reading and writing teachers within their subject/academic discipline. Chapters in the book usually begin with a summary or overview, showing the major concerns and unique features of language use in that area. Some of the chapters in the book have extensive bibliographies of research and/or teaching techniques germane to the subject. The 11 chapters in the book are: (1) "Reading in English" (Linda H. Merchant and Carol T. Fishel); (2) "Reading in Foreign Language Study" (Michele M. Tellep and John E. Carlson); (3) "Reading in Math" (Linda A. Hoover and James F. Nolan); (4) "Reading in the Arts" (Darla K. Wilshire and Bernard J. Badiali); (5) "Reading in Health Education" (Gail Alberini-Emmett and Maria Plischke); (6) "Reading in Physical Education" (Elizabeth A. Martin and others); (7) "Reading in Science" (Brian E. Maguire and Sarah D. Weidler); (8) "Reading in Social Studies" (Darla K. Wilshire and Philip Berryhill); (9) "Reading in Business Education" (Linda H. Merchant); (10) "Reading in Home Economics" (Michele L. Irvin); and (11) "Reading in Vocational Education" (Sonja Brobeck). (RS)
Descriptors: Business Education, Content Area Reading, Critical Reading, English Instruction, Health Education, Home Economics Education, Intermediate Grades, Literature Reviews, Mathematics Instruction, Music Education, Reading Research, Research Utilization, Science Education, Second Language Learning, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Vocational Education
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Indiana University, 2805 E. 10th St., Suite 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698 ($21.95 plus $3 postage/handling).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.
Identifiers: Reading Uses
Note: Also published by EDINFO Press. Revised and enlarged version of "Reading in the Content Areas: Research for Teachers."