ERIC Number: ED447463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy Conversations: Family, School, Community. Yearbook of the American Reading Forum, 1999. [Papers from the American Reading Forum Annual Conference, 1998].
Telfer, Richard J., Ed.
Yearbook of the American Reading Forum, v19 1999
The theme of the 1998 conference of the American Reading Forum was "Literacy Conversations: Family, School, and Community." Many papers in this proceedings address this theme directly, emphasizing different types of literacy conversation. Responses to the theme are diverse, encompassing the use of personal histories, therapeutic conversations, official languages, and the rights of readers. Papers in the proceedings are: Keynote Session--"Reading versus Reading 'Something': A Critique of the National Academy of Sciences' Report on Reading" (James Paul Gee); Keynote Session--"Getting to the Heart of the Matter: Literacy as Value Commitments" (Carolyn P. Panofsky); "The Literacy Recollections Project: Building Reading Courses on Oral Literacy Narratives in Teacher Education" (Woodrow Trathen and Michael Dale); "Oral History Interviews as Instructional Learning 'Texts'" (Constance J. Ulmer); "Literacy Recollections Website" (Gary Moorman); "Lit-L. Reflections" (Susan Dean Gilbert); "The Official Language of Literacy" (Rick Erickson; Tom Cloer; Alice Randlett); "Reaction: A Critical Look at 'The Official Language of Literacy'" (Eunice N. Askov); "An Exploration of the Reader's Bill of Rights" (Laurie Elish-Piper; Mona W. Matthews; Jerry L. Johns; Victoria Risko); "Using Our Own Literacy Histories to Inform Practice" (Steve Trowbridge and John C. Stansell); "Using Literacy Conversations for Healing: The Significant Conversationalists" (Cindy Gillespie Hendricks; James E. Hendricks; Lessie L. Cochran); "Wirklichkeitswund und Wirklichkeit Suchend (Stricken By and Seeking Reality): Literacy Conversations Which Restore Families, Schools, and Communities" (Ray Wolpow); "Workplace Literacy Programs: Evaluation Research" (Eunice N. Askov); "Prospective English Teachers: Initial Experiences in Urban Classrooms" (Chester H. Laine; Michaeline E. Laine; Elizabeth A. Peavy); "Intramural Teaching: A Team Approach to Mentoring" (Tara Rosselot-Durbin); "Teacher Education and the Internet: Preparing for the Technology Revolution" (Jane F. Rudden and Anne L. Mallery); and "Gender and Grade Differences in Motivation to Read" (Thomas Cloer, Jr. and Shana Ross Dalton). Individual papers contain references. (NKA)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Internet, Literacy, Mentors, Oral History, Teacher Education, Thematic Approach, Yearbooks
American Reading Forum Yearbook, University of Wisconsin--Whitewater, Whitewater, WI 53190 ($20).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Univ., Whitewater.
Authoring Institution: American Reading Forum.