ERIC Number: ED405572
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy: The Information Superhighway to Success.
Camperell, Kay, Ed.; And Others
Yearbook of the American Reading Forum, v16 1996
Several of the papers in this collection describe university programs or provide practical suggestions for using technology to enhance literacy instruction; other papers focus on a diverse range of issues, instructional strategies, and research findings related to different aspects of literacy. Papers in the collection are: "A Community of Thinkers: Creating Multimedia Literacy Environments Overview" (Victoria J. Risko and others); "Creating a Community of Thinkers within a Preservice Literacy Education Methods Course" (Victoria J. Risko); "A Community of Thinkers: Literacy Environments with Interactive Technology" (Marino C. Alvarez); "Technology and Literacy: Challenges of the Twenty-First Century" (Michael C. McKenna); "Integrating Technology and Reading/Language Arts at the Undergraduate Level" (Jo Ann F. Bass and others); "Building Critical Reading Skills and Countering Biases: Using Tradebooks with the 'Oregon Trail'" (Deborah L. Thompson); "Linking Reading to Math and Technology: Adventures on the 'Oregon Trail'" (Lynn H. Fox); "Learning from a Distance: Triumphs and Challenges" (Jane Meeks-Hager and Marilyn Eanet); "'Black Milk of Daybreak': The Literacy of Testimony and Witness" (Ray Simmers-Wolpow); "Reaction Paper: "'Black Milk of Daybreak': The Literacy of Testimony and Witness" (Eunice N. Askov); "Response Paper: 'Black Milk of Daybreak': The Literacy of Testimony and Witness" (Noemi Ban); "A Survey of Teachers' Reading Habits" Jerry L. Johns and Peggy Marciniec); "Factor Analysis of Teachers' Responses to Why They Don't Use Published Reading-Teaching Methods and What Would Cause Them to Do So" (Anthony V. Manzo and Ula C. Manzo); "Student Readiness to Learn: Judgments of Prospective Teachers about Background Based on Language Usage" (Richard Telfer and others); "A Content Analysis of Current Content Area Reading Textbooks" (Alexandra Ruschko and others); "Undergraduate Reading Metaphors: Traversing the Information Superhighway or Weaving the Web?" (Alice Randlett and Bobbie Stokes); "An Analysis of Story Content and Discussion through the Lens of Banks' Stage Theory of Ethnic Identity Development" (Louise M. Tomlinson); "Children's Book Awards and 1995 Shortlists from Five English-Speaking Countries" (Ira E. Aaron and Sylvia M. Hutchinson); and "Alternate Routes to Understanding: Reading and Writing in a Second Language" (Mary S. Benedetti and others). The collection concludes with a "problem court" article and a reaction paper in which various presenters take a humorous, but critical, look at issues related to implementing technology and "surfing" the information superhighway. (RS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Collected Works - General; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.