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ERIC Number: ED340002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 260
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0895-3562
ISSN: ISSN-0895-3562
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Utah State Univ., Logan. Coll. of Education.
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.