ERIC Number: ED451473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook of Reading Research. Volume III.
Kamil, Michael L., Ed.; Mosenthal, Peter B., Ed.; Pearson, P. David, Ed.; Barr, Rebecca, Ed.
A comprehensive overview of important contemporary issues in the field of reading research, this book presents 47 essays that examine literacy through a variety of lenses--some permitting microscopic views and others panoramic views. Essays in the book cover current methodology as well as cumulative research-based knowledge. Essays in Part I (Literacy Research Around the World) are: (1) "Reading Research in Australia and Aotearoa/New Zealand" (Ian A.G. Wilkinson, Peter Freebody, and John Elkins); (2) "Reading Research in the United Kingdom" (Colin Harrison); (3) "Education in Transition: Trends in Central and Eastern Europe" (Kurtis S. Meredith and Jeannie L. Steele); (4) "Literacy Research in Latin America" (Ileana Seda Santana); (5) "Trends in Reading Research in the United States: Changing Intellectual Currents Over Three Decades" (Janet S. Gaffney and Richard C. Anderson). Essays in Part II (Methods of Literacy Research) are: (6) "Making Sense of Classroom Worlds: Methodology in Teacher Research" (James F. Baumann and Ann M. Duffy-Hester); (7) "Designing Programmatic Interventions" (Therese D. Pigott and Rebecca Barr); (8) "Undertaking Historical Research in Literacy" (E. Jennifer Monaghan and Douglas K. Hartman); (9) "Narrative Approaches" (Donna E. Alvermann); (10) "Critical Approaches" (Marjorie Siegel and Susana Laura Fernandez); (11) "Ethnographic Approaches to Literacy Research" (Susan Florio-Ruane and Mary McVee); (12) "Verbal Reports and Protocol Analysis" (Peter Afflerbach); (13) "A Case for Single-Subject Experiments in Literacy Research" (Susan B. Neuman and Sandra McCormick); (14) "Discourse and Sociocultural Studies in Reading" (James Paul Gee); (15) "Research Syntheses: Making Sense of the Accumulation of Knowledge in Reading" (Timothy Shanahan). Essays in Part III (Literacy Processes) are: (16) "The Neurobiology of Reading and Reading Disability (Dyslexia)" (Bennett A. Shaywitz, Kenneth R. Pugh, Annette R. Jenner, Robert K. Fulbright, Jack M. Fletcher, John C. Gore, and Sally E. Shaywitz); (17) "Phonological and Lexical Processes" (Usha Goswami); (18) "Vocabulary Processes" (William E. Nagy and Judith A. Scott); (19) "Learning From Text: A Multidimensional and Developmental Perspective" (Patricia A. Alexander and Tamara L. Jetton); (20) "Structural Aspects of Constructing Meaning From Text" (Susan R. Goldman and John A. Rakestraw, Jr.); (21) "Classroom Language and Literacy Learning" (Louise C. Wilkinson and Elaine R. Silliman); (22) "Children's Literature" (Lee Galda, Gwynne Ellen Ash, and Bernice E. Cullinan); (23) "Research on Response to Literature" (James Marshall); (24) "Engagement and Motivation in Reading" (John T. Guthrie and Allan Wigfield). Essays in Part IV (Literacy Practices) are: (25) "Emergent Literacy: A Matter (Polyphony) of Perspectives" (David B. Yaden, Jr., Deborah W. Rowe, and Laurie MacGillivray); (26) "Beginning Reading Instruction: Research on Early Interventions" (Elfrieda H. Hiebert and Barbara M. Taylor); (27) "Phonological Awareness" (Benita A. Blachman); (28) "Vocabulary Instruction" (Camille L. Z. Blachowicz and Peter Fisher); (29) "Spelling" (Shane Templeton and Darrell Morris); (30) "What Should Comprehension Instruction Be the Instruction Of?" (Michael Pressley); (31) "Literature-Based Reading Instruction" (Lesley Mandel Morrow and Linda B. Gambrell); (32) "Integrated Literacy Instruction" (James R. Gavelek, Taffy E. Raphael, Sandra M. Biondo, and Danhua Wang); (33) "The Role of Text in Classroom Learning" (Suzanne E. Wade and Elizabeth B. Moje); (34) "Reading in the Content Areas: Social Constructivist Dimensions" (Thomas W. Bean); (35) "College Studying" (Sherrie L. Nist and Michele L. Simpson); (36) "Re-Mediating Reading Difficulties: Appraising the Past, Reconciling the Present, Constructing the Future" (Laura Klenk and Michael W. Kibby); (37) "Teacher Research in the Contact Zone" (Susan L. Lytle); (38) "Teaching Teachers to Teach Reading: Paradigm Shifts, Persistent Problems, and Challenges" (Patricia L. Anders, James V. Hoffman, and Gerald G. Duffy); (39) "Literacy and Technology: Deictic Consequences for Literacy Education in an Information Age" (Donald J. Leu, Jr.); (40) "The Effects of Other Technologies on Literacy and Literacy Learning" (Michael L. Kamil, Sam M. Intrator, and Helen S. Kim). Essays in Part V (Literacy Policies) are: (41) "Second-Language Reading as a Case Study of Reading Scholarship in the 20th Century" (Elizabeth B. Bernhardt); (42) "Bilingual Children's Reading" (Georgia Earnest Garcia); (43) "A Multicultural Perspective on Policies for Improving Literacy Achievement: Equity and Excellence" (Kathryn H. Au); (44) "Family Literacy" (Victoria Purcell-Gates); (45) "Intergenerational Literacy Within Families" (Vivian L. Gadsden); (46) "Policy and Instruction: What Is the Relationship?" (Anne McGill-Franzen); (47) "Policy-Oriented Research on Literacy Standards and Assessment" (Sheila W. Valencia and Karen K. Wixson). (RS)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Childrens Literature, Dyslexia, Educational Policy, Elementary Education, Emergent Literacy, Ethnography, Family Literacy, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Literature Reviews, Protocol Analysis, Reader Response, Reading Instruction, Reading Motivation, Reading Processes, Reading Research, Remedial Reading, Research Methodology, Spelling, Teacher Researchers
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand; United Kingdom
IES Cited: ED497258