ERIC Number: ED300773
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Dialogues in Literacy Research. Thirty-Seventh Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.
Readence, John E., Ed.; Baldwin, R. Scott, Ed.
Concentrating on theoretical perspectives on reading, writing and language research, this yearbook contains 33 articles which cover the politics of literacy, emergent and early literacy, vocabulary, comprehension, content area reading, writing, and teacher effectiveness. Articles include: (1) "Tomorrow's Readers Today: Becoming a Profession of Collaborative Learners" (Jerome C. Harste); (2) "Storytelling, Reading, and the Micropolitics of Literacy" (Ron Scollon); (3) "Young Children's Explanations of Spaces between Words in Written Text" (Beth R. Spencer and Peter P. Afflerbach); (4) "Transitional Knowledge in Emergent Literacy" (George Kamberelis and Elizabeth Sulzby); (5) "First Graders' Perceptions of Reading and Writing" (Alice Boljonis and Kathleen Hinchman); (6) "Sixth Graders' Use of Mnemonic Imagery in Recalling Content Material" (Nancy L. Williams and Bonnie C. Konopak); (7) "The Effects of an Elaborated Directed Reading Activity on the Metacomprehension Skills of Third Graders" (Maribeth Cassidy Schmitt); (8) "Carl: A Case Study of Executive Control in a Gifted Adolescent Reader" (Elizabeth E. Sparks); (9) "Enhancing Children's Comprehension through Previewing" (Susan B. Neuman); (10) "Extended Wait-Time and Its Effect on the Listening Comprehension of Kindergarten Students" (Marilyn J. McKay); (11) "The Development of Teacher Explanations during Content Reading Lessons" (Mark W. Conley and Scott Warren); (12) "How Ethnographers of Communication Study Writing in School" (Susan Florio-Ruane); (13) "Peer Conferences as Social Contexts for Learning about Revision" (Karen L. Dahl); (14) "An Exploratory Study of Preservice Teachers' Evolving Knowledge Structures" (Beth Ann Herrmann); and (15) "The Relationship between Preservice Teachers' Evolving Instruction of Reading and Their Emerging Conceptions of Reading" (Janet Johnson). The program for the 1987 National Reading Conference is appended. (MM)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergent Literacy, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy, Literacy Education, Politics of Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Research, Teacher Effectiveness, Vocabulary Development, Writing (Composition), Writing Research
National Reading Conference, 11 E. Hubbard St., Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611 ($40.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.
Note: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the National Reading Conference (37th, Clearwater, FL, December 3-7, 1987).