ERIC Number: ED361665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Inquiries in Literacy Learning and Instruction: The Fifteenth Yearbook of the College Reading Association.
Rasinski, Timothy V., Ed.; Padak, Nancy D., Ed.
This 1993 yearbook presents 20 papers and summaries of the dissertation award winner "Content Literacy in High School Social Studies: A Focus on One Teacher's Beliefs and Decisions about Classroom Discussions" (E. G. Sturtevant) and the thesis award winner "Effects of Direct Instruction of Story Grammar on Story Writing and Reading Comprehension of Elementary School Learning Disabled Students" (R. E. Leaman). Papers in the Inquiries in College and Adult Literacy Instruction section are: "Fads or Substantive Changes in the Field of Adult Literacy" (J. S. Richardson); "School Experiences of Adults Participating in Volunteer Literacy Programs" (M. D. Siedow and B. J. Fox); "Effects of a Precollege Reading Course on the Academic Self-Esteem of Urban College Students" (J. Lewis);"Evaluating Reader-Response Journals: A Coding System" (C. Clery and A. Smith); and "Predicting Nelson-Denny Scores from the SAT" (C. Gillespie). Papers in the Inquiries in Literacy Instruction in Clinics and Classrooms section are: "University Reading Clinics: Changing Focus for Changing Needs" (D. D. Allen and others); "Expanding the Use of Picture Storybooks with Older Readers" (D. G. McAllister); "Impact of Purpose-Setting Questions on Children's Book Discussions" (M. W. Matthews and E. W. Paille); "'...So Write It Out': Seizing the Power of Personal Journal Writing in Affirming African-American Student Identities" (N. B. Cothern and B. G. Lyman); "Affective Concerns and Reading" (J. Shapiro); "Are Content Area Reading Practices Keeping Pace with Research?" (M. K. Gillis and others);"Relationships among Field Dependence-Independence, Reading Instruction, and Reading Achievement" (J. W. McCutcheon and W. E. Smith); and "Action Research: Classroom Teachers' Perceptions of Its Impact on the Teaching of Reading" (M. A. Gray-Schlegel and J. Brady Matanzo). Papers in the Inquiries in Teacher Education section are: "The Process and Promise of Portfolio Assessment in Teacher Education Programs: Impact on Students' Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices" (M. P. Ford); "Activities for Restructuring Reading Education Courses for Preservice Teachers" (D. Reinking and others); "Utilizing Literature as a Vehicle for Teaching about Multicultural Education in a Reading Methods Course" (L. C. Smith and others); "Reflective Practice Confronts the Complexities of Teaching Reading" (B. J. Walker and C. Ramseth); "Value-Added Benefits for Reforming a Remedial Reading Methodology Course with Videodisc and Hypercard Technology" (V. J. Risko and others); "First Steps in Teaching Reading: A Descriptive Study" (A. M. Frager); and "The Impact of Coursework in Tests and Measurements on Assessment Literacy" (J. L. Johns and P. VanLeirsburg). (RS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Reading Association.