ERIC Number: ED313664
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Cognitive and Social Perspectives for Literacy Research and Instruction. Thirty-Eighth Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.
McCormick, Sandra, Ed.; Zutell, Jerry, Ed.
This yearbook contains 59 selected articles from the National Reading Conference for 1988 which represent a diversity of topics explored through a variety of research paradigms designed to increase understanding of the critical issues of language and literacy. Included in the collection are "Political and Economic Dimensions of Literacy: Challenges for the 1990s" (M. T. Smith-Burke); "The Social Organization of Literacy Instruction" (R. Barr); "Designing Invitations to Thinking: Some Initial Thoughts" (J. Bransford and others); "Awareness of Text Structure: The Question of Transfer from L1 to L2 (Student Research Award)" (S. A. Hague); "Preschoolers' Use of Metacognitive Knowledge and Strategies in Self-Selected Literacy Events" (D. W. Rowe); "Preschoolers' Conceptions of Literacy as Reflected in Their Spontaneous Play" (S. B. Neuman and K. Roskos); "Factors Associated with Long-Term Reading Achievement of Early Readers" (J. J. Pikulski and A. W. Tobin); "A Structural Approach to Decoding and Spelling" (M. K. Henry and others); "Defining Is an Unnatural Act: A Study of Written Definitions" (C. L. Z. Blachowicz and P. J. L. Fisher); "Task Variations and Prior Knowledge in Learning Word Meanings from Context" (S. A. Stahl); "The Vocabulary of Cultural Literacy in Newspaper of Substance" (J. Willinsky); "When Prior Knowledge Doesn't Facilitate Text Comprehension: An Examination of Some of the Issues" (A. J. Pace and others); "Language as Resource for Mediating Comprehension" (E. I. Reyes and others); "A Critical Review of Reading in Mathematics Instruction: The Need for A New Synthesis" (M. Siegel and others); "Transfer Effects of Instructing Poor Readers to Recognize Expository Text Structure" (R. Weisberg and E. Balajthy); "Strategies for Reading Expository Prose" (T. A. Caron); "Prior Knowledge and Learning from Science Text: An Instructional Study" (J. A. Dole and E.L. Smith); "Considerate Text: Do We Practice What We Preach?" (J. S. Schumm and others); "The Qualitative Reading Inventory: Issues in the Development of a Reading Diagnostic Test" (L. Leslie and J. Caldwell); "What Does Maximum Oral Reading Rate Measure?" (R. P. Carver); "The Contribution of Silent Reading within the Social Context of Instruction" (I. Wilkinson); "The Evolution of Preservice Teachers' Knowledge Structures" (B. A. Hermann); "An Exploration of Text Reading and Reading Group Placement in Third-Grade Students" (D. E. DeFord); "Literature-Selection Strategies and Amount of Reading in Two Literacy Approaches" (K. Mervar and E. Hiebert); and "NRC and the Politics of Literacy" (R. Horowitz and others). (RS)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Elementary Secondary Education, Emergent Literacy, Literacy, Reading Achievement, Reading Comprehension, Reading Research, Reading Writing Relationship, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: National Reading Conference, Inc.