ERIC Number: ED340011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
What Research Has To Say about Reading Instruction. Second Edition.
Samuels, S. Jay, Ed.; Farstrup, Alan E., Ed.
Maintaining the balance between theory and application of the 1978 edition, this book's second edition keeps up with changes in the reading curriculum by adding chapters on text structure, metacognition, and home background not found in the first edition. Chapter titles are: (1) "The Role of Research in Reading Instruction" (Wayne Otto); (2) "Home and School Together: Helping Beginning Readers Succeed" (Lloyd O. Ollila and Margie I. Mayfield); (3) "Whole Language Research: Foundations and Development" (Kenneth S. Goodman); (4) "Assessing Literacy: From Standardized Tests to Portfolios and Performances" (Elfrieda H. Hiebert and Robert C. Calfee); (5) "The Role of Decoding in Learning to Read" (Isabel L. Beck and Connie Juel); (6) "Reading Fluency: Techniques for Making Decoding Automatic" (S. Jay Samuels, Nancy Schermer, and David Reinking); (7) "Developing Expertise in Reading Comprehension" (P. David Pearson, Laura R. Roehler, Janice A. Dole, and Gerard G. Duffy); (8) "Improving Reading Instruction in the Content Areas" (Stephen Simonsen and Harry Singer); (9) "Text Structure, Comprehension, and Recall" (Barbara M. Taylor); (10) "Metacognition and Self-Monitoring Strategies" (Ruth Garner); (11) "Teaching the Disabled or Below-Average Reader" (Jeanne S. Chall and Mary E. Curtis); (12) "Reading and the ESL Student" (Joanne R. Nurss and Ruth A. Hough); and (13) "Teaching Adults to Read" (Thomas G. Sticht and Barbara A. McDonald). (RS)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Content Area Reading, Decoding (Reading), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Family Environment, Metacognition, Portfolios (Background Materials), Reading Fluency, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Remedial Reading, Student Evaluation, Text Structure, Theory Practice Relationship, Whole Language Approach
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Rd., P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 (Book No. 495; $11.00 members, $16.00 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Note: For the first edition, see ED 158 231.