ERIC Number: ED401523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Growing Literacy. Eighteenth Yearbook of the College Reading Association.
Sturtevant, Elizabeth G., Ed.; Linek, Wayne M., Ed.
Focusing on the theme of what literacy is and how it grows, this book presents 25 essays and studies that explore literacy growth in young children, teens, college students, and adults. Essays and studies in the book are (1) "Kindergarten Children's Uses of Oral Language and Social Interaction in Literacy Activities during Unstructured Play" (J.K. Bryan); (2) "Influences on Grade-Five Students' Decision to Read: An Exploratory Study of Leisure Reading Behavior" (P. Whitney); (3) "The Influence of Developmentally Appropriate Spelling Instruction on the Achievement of First Grade Students" (L.B. Hunter); (4) "A Psychologist-Educator's Journey through the Reading World" (J.C. Abrams); (5) "From Metronoscopes to Megabytes" (R.L. Carner); (6) "A Genuine Legacy" (M.J. Weiss); (7)"Constructing Teacher-Generated 'Authentic' Reading Assessments" (E.V. Newton); (8) "Teachers' Personal Comfort with Reading and Writing: Divergent Profiles in Planning Instruction" (D.L. Bailey); (9) "Living in the 'Real World' of Instructional Change in Literacy: One Fourth Grade Teacher and Educational Reform" (A.L. Williams); (10) "Conceptual Changes: Preservice Teachers' Pathways to Providing Literacy Instruction" (V.J. Risko and others); (11) "Using Reflective Portfolios in Preservice Teacher Education Programs" (K. Oropallo and S. Gomez); (12) "The Annotation Exchange System: A Way for Schools and Universities to Connect Using Children's Literature" (S.L. Strode); (13) "The Bibliotherapeutic Effects of Ludic Reading" (M.A. Duchein and others); (14) "The Relationship between Writing Form and Emergent Reading Behavior: Patterns across 3-, 4-, and 5-Year Olds" (J.E. Barnhart); (15) "Reading Workshop: An Early Reading Intervention Approach for At-Risk Students" (B. Zimmerman and others); (16) "Writing Changes and Young Children: A Study of Self-Assessment" (J.C. Miels); (17) "Replaying Their Own Lives: Children's Choices for Dramatic Play in One Head Start Classroom" (C.A. Walker); (18) "Preliminary Validation of the 'Writer Self-Perception Scale'" (W.A. Henk and others); (19) "Finding Books for Adult New Readers" (P.L. Bloem and N.D. Padak); (20) "A Case Study in Reading Using Holistic Intervention with an Undergraduate University Student" (K.E. Mayo); (21) "Analyzing Qualitative Data Using the Trifold" (D.E. Alvermann and others); (22) "Is Fluency Yet a Goal of the Reading Curriculum?" (T.V. Rasinski and J.B. Zutell); (23) "Changing Themes for Preparing Teachers to Use Computers and Multimedia for Literacy Learning" (E. Balajthy); (24) "A Qualitative Study of the Literacy Environment in One Home School Setting" (V.G. Hall); and (25) "Teachers Helping Teachers: Ohio's Even Start Peer Assistance Team Project" (N.D. Padak and others). (RS)
Descriptors: Adults, Bibliotherapy, Computer Uses in Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Holistic Approach, Home Schooling, Literacy, Play, Portfolios (Background Materials), Qualitative Research, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection, Recreational Reading, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Reading Association.