ERIC Number: ED364855
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Reading: Strategies, Practices, and Research for the 21st Century.
Hayes, Bernard L., Ed.; Camperell, Kay, Ed.
American Reading Forum Yearbook, v13 1993
Paying particular attention to the far reaching impact and policies of the goals and ideas identified in the report "America 2000: An Educational Strategy," the papers in this book focus on the strategies, practices, and research that may guide the future of literacy instruction for persons of all ages. Papers in the book are: "America 2000: An Author's Dream, An Astronaut's Vision, an Educator's Nightmare" (Cindy Gillespie); "Response to America 2000" (Eunice N. Askov); "Reaction to America 2000: Operation Desert Drought" (Thomas Cloer, Jr.); "A Case against National Testing as Proposed by America 2000: Japan since 1979" (Linda L. Arthur); "Functional Literacy in the 21st Century: Employer, Teacher, and Student Perspectives" (Richart Telfer and others); "Five Strategies for Literacy and Lifelong Learning" (Lorri A. Forlizzi and others); "Hurdles in Evaluating Adult Literacy Programs...A Few Answers" (Barbara Van Horn and Emory J. Brown); "Comparison of a Skills-Based and Natural Text-Based College Developmental Reading Program" (Carolsue Clery and others); "Common Aspects of Recommended Young Adult Literature: An Historical Perspective" (Margaret A. Johnson); "Seventy-One Years of Distinguished Books: An Analysis of the Newbery Award Winners 1922-1992" (Ira E. Aaron and others); "Gender Roles in the Newbery Medal Winners" (Janet L. Powell and others); "The Relationship of Gender to Attitudes about Academic and Recreational Reading" (Thomas Cloer, Jr. and Beverly Pearman); "Using Literature to Learn about Math and Science in Primary Classrooms" (Marino C. Alvarez and others); "Reaction to Alvarez, Stewart, and Vaughn" (Don Lumpkin); "Integrating the Curriculum: Re-Examination of a Near Truism" (Marv Klein); "An Exploration of the Impact of Personality Factors on Comprehension" (Nancy Boraks and others); and "Teacher Reflection: Researching Our Own Practice" (James R. Olson and Marti Singer). (RS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adult Literacy, Awards, Elementary Secondary Education, Functional Literacy, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Lifelong Learning, Mathematics Education, Personality Traits, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Science Education, Sex Role, Teacher Researchers
American Reading Forum Yearbook, Department of Elementary Education, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322-2805 ($20 per copy; $5 each for back issues).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Utah State Univ., Logan. Coll. of Education.
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.