ERIC Number: ED390036
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Reading: Putting the Pieces Together.
Hayes, Bernard L., Ed.; Camperell, Kay, Ed.
Yearbook of the American Reading Forum, v14 1994
The papers in this yearbook focus on the strategies, practices, and research related to elementary reading, secondary reading, adult reading, literature, philosophy of reading, psychology of reading, affective issues, administration, supervision, research, teacher training, assessment that affect reading and reading instruction. Papers in the book are: "National Standards Movement: Inspiration or Norm?" (Thomas Cloer, Jr.); "The Standards Project for English Language Arts: A Diary, a Warning, an Update" (Lawrence G. Erickson); "The Call to Forum--a Discussion of Ralph Fletcher's 'Walking Trees'" (Samuel S. Myers); "Elementary School Adopts Two Reading Professors: Lessons from a Five Year Partnership" (Lynn C. Smith and Lawrence G. Erickson); "Preservice Teachers' Literacy Dispositions" (Lynn D. Miller and others); "Spur Revisited: Five Years after a State-Funded Reading Improvement Project, What Pieces Remain?" (Glenda Lofton and Martha Head); "Is Resistance Empowerment? Using Critical Literacy with Teachers" (James R. King and others); "Vocabulary Development as Knowledge of Word" (Tom Estes); "Pieces of the Puzzle: Putting Reading and Writing Together" (Jo Ann F. Bass and others); "Literature Study Groups in Reading Education" (Janet A. Miller); "Readin' Bout Huntin' an Fishin' in Appalachian Secondary Schools" (Thomas Cloer, Jr. and Amy D. McMahan); "Students' Perceptions of High School Stratification and Opportunities" (Richard J. Telfer and others); "Assessing Basic Skills in Workplace Literacy Programs" (Eunice N. Askov and Brett Bixler);"Alternative Assessment: Use of Portfolio Assessment in a Workplace Literacy Program" (Barbara H. Van Horn and Regina A. Guaraldi); "Readability and the Newbery Award Winners: How Do They Compare? (Nancy Clements and others); "Resources for Making Educational Decisions Regarding the Selection of Multicultural Materials. A Ready Resource of References Taken from Infotract, 1993" (Kathleen Evans and others); and Problems Court: Now We've Decided To Stop Blaming the Victims for Failure in Reading, How Must We Change Our Conception of Remedial Reading?" (Wayne Otto and others). (RS)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Alternative Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, National Standards, Portfolios (Background Materials), Readability, Reading Attitudes, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Reading Writing Relationship, Remedial Reading, Student Attitudes, Vocabulary Development, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Utah State Univ., Logan. Coll. of Education.
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.
Identifiers: Multicultural Materials; Newbery Award
Note: For volume 13, see ED 364 855. Selected papers presented at the Annual Conference of the American Reading Forum (Sanibel Island, FL, 1993).