ERIC Number: ED443108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Advancing the World of Literacy: Moving into the 21st Century. The Twenty-First Yearbook: A Peer Reviewed Publication of the College Reading Association, 1999. [Papers from the College Reading Association Conference, 1998].
Dugan, JoAnn R., Ed.; Linder, Patricia E., Ed.; Linek, Wayne M., Ed.; Sturtevant, Elizabeth G., Ed.
This 21st Yearbook of the College Reading Association reflects the ongoing efforts of a group of scholars who have dedicated their professional lives to the advancement of literacy through inquiry that is linked with actual teaching and learning. Following the Presidential Address by Timothy V. Rasinski, "Outside of a Dog, a Book Is Man's Best Friend: Inside of a Dog, It's Too Dark to Read (with Apologies to Groucho Marx)," and the Keynote Address by Donna E. Alvermann, "Are We Trend Spotters or Tale Spinners? A Report from the Field," papers in the yearbook are: "How the SQ3R Came to Be" (W. Pauk); "A Case Study of a Last-to-Emerge-into-Literacy First-Grade Reader and the Interplay of Reader and Contexts" (L.S. Wold); "Emergent Readers and Literature Circle Discussions" (B.G. Williams); "Preservice Teachers Constructing Their Meanings of Literacy in a Field-Based Program" (M.A. Martin; S.H. Martin; C.E. Martin); "Collaborative Research, Reflection and Refinement: The Evolution of Literacy Coursework in a Professional Development Center" (M.B. Sampson; C. Walker; M.Fazio); "The Impact of School-University Partnerships on Reading Teacher Educators: Important Conversations We Must Have" (D.L. Wiseman); "Professional Development to Promote Early Literacy Achievement" (R.M. Bean; R.T. Eichelberger; A. Swan; R. Tucker); "'I Just Loved Those Projects!' Choice and Voice in Students' Computer-Based Language Arts Activities: A Case Study" (S. Nixon-Ponder); "Using Literacy Play Centers to Engage Middle Grade Students in Content Area Learning" (L. Romeo and S.A. Young);"'No Somali! Only English!' A Case Study of an Adult Refugee's Use of Appropriate Materials When Learning English and Reading Skills" (J.S. Richardson); "Teaching Effective Research Strategies to Elementary School Students" (J.K. Kidd); "New Directions for Developmental Reading Programs: Meeting Diverse Student Needs" (J.L. Higbee); "Learning from Experience: Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of Literature Discussions" (J.R. Dugan); "Encouraging Metacognitive Awareness in Preservice Literacy Courses" (J.B. Matanzo and D.L. Harris); "Preservice Teachers Constructing Personal Understandings about Culture" (J.B. Mathis); "Traditional and Response-Based Writing Tasks in the Literature Classroom: A Comparison of Meaning-Making" (E. Newton); "Movement and Motif Writing: Relationships to Language Development" (H. Allen; T.G. Morrison; P. Debenham; P.S. Musil; M. Baudin); and "Improving Preservice Teachers' Attitudes toward Writing" (S.D. Lenski and S. Pardieck). Individual papers contain references. (NKA)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Literacy, Literature, Professional Development, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Teacher Education, Writing (Composition), Yearbooks
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Authoring Institution: College Reading Association.