ERIC Number: ED340002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy: International, National, State, and Local. Yearbook of the American Reading Forum, Volume XI.
Hayes, Bernard L., Ed.; Camperell, Kay, Ed.
This book contains papers which consider literacy issues at all levels from preschool to reading and the aging. The book includes discussions of cultural literacy, computer literacy, the reading/writing connection, adult basic literacy, measurement of reading and writing, special reading programs, and reading research. The following papers are included: "Second-Language Literacy: Functional Competence for the Future (Susan Jenkins); "Assessing Teachers' Knowledge of Multi-Ethnic Literature" (Deborah L. Thompson and Jane Meeks Hager); "Hispanic Background and Linguistic Factors: Social Contexts for Reading Comprehension and Instruction" (Marino C. Alvarez); "Do or Die: School Violence, Teenage Suicide, and Educational Pressure in Japan" (Linda L. Arthur); "Expanding Literacy by the Use of Imaginative Literature in the Teacher-Education Classroom" (Marilyn G. Eanet); "Literacy through Literature: International Award Winning Children's Books" (Ira E. Aaron and Sylvia M. Hutchinson); "Memories and Written Remembrances: Creating a Link between Prior Knowledge and Children's Literature" (Kathy S. Neal and Barbara Everson); "How RIPE Promotes Change in Literacy Learning in Rural Schools" (Lawrence Erickson); "Examining Transmitters of Literacy: Factors Related to Performance on the NTE Test of Professional Knowledge" (Thomas Cloer, Jr. and Thomas McNeely); "Research on Teacher Effectiveness: Some Assertions for Teacher Educators" (James R. Olson); "Videodisc-Based Case Methodology: A Design for Enhancing Preserve Teachers' Problem-Solving Abilities" (Victoria J. Risko); "Literacy: The Impact of Technology on Early Reading" (Judy C. Shaver and Beth S. Wise); "A Survey of Teachers' Attitudes toward and Utilization of Computers in K-8 Classrooms" (Judith L. Long and Susan B. Steffey); "Activities and Adaptations for At-Risk Students: Students' and Teachers' Perceptions" (Richard J. Telfer and others); "An Analysis of the Themes in Students' International Peer Correspondence while Studying a Social Studies Unit about South America: A Pilot Study" (Shirley M. Pauler); "Short-Term Memory Demands of Initial Reading Curricula: Impact on Progress in Elementary School Reading" (Richard H. Bloomer and others); "Workplace Literacy Instruction and Evaluation: R.O.A.D. to Success" (Eunice N. Askov and Emory J. Brown); "Literacy: An International Perspective" (Sondra Rebottini); "Oral History as a Critical Pedagogy: Some Cautionary Issues" (James R. King and Norman A. Stahl); "Literacy and Programs for Culturally Diverse Students: Challenges for the Future" (Mary S. Benedetti and others); and "Defining 'Literacy': An Examination of Literate Communities" (Wayne Otto and others). The American Reading Forum bylaws are attached. (PRA)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Cross Cultural Studies, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Instructional Improvement, Literacy, Reading Programs, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Reading Writing Relationship
American Reading Forum Yearbook, Department of Elementary Education, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322 ($20.00 per year; back issues: $5.00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Utah State Univ., Logan. Coll. of Education.
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.