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ERIC Number: ED512604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 496
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-8836-0432-X
Celebrating the Power of Literacy. The Twenty-Sixth Yearbook: A Peer Reviewed Publication of The College Reading Association [Papers from the College Reading Association Conference, 2004]
Dugan, Jo Ann R., Ed.; Linder, Patricia E., Ed.; Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed.; Brancato, Barrie A., Ed.
College Reading Association
This Yearbook begins with Robert J. Rickelman's presidential speech, "Predicting the Whether: Lessons Learned from the Past," which focused on looking at the "History of the College Reading Association" in order to predict some possible (the "whether") courses for the future of the organization. The author relied extensively on the "History of the College Reading Association: 1958-1998" (Alexander & Strode, 1999) as well as his own personal experiences from the past 25 years as a member and leader within the organization. The papers comprising this Yearbook that follow Rickelman's presidential address are: (1) Fast Start: Successful Literacy Instruction That Connects Schools and Homes (Nancy Padak and Tim Rasinski); (2) Preparing Elementary Teachers in Reading: Will University-Based Programs Move Forward or be "Left Behind" (James V. Hoffman); (3) Latino Children's Literature Is Mainstream (Becky Chavarria-Chairez); (4) Reflections, Remembrances and Resonances (Albert J. Mazurkiewicz); (5) Sharing Storybooks: A Study with Families from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds (Jacqueline Lynch); (6) The Effects of Visualization Instruction on First Graders' Story Retelling (Tracy Zimmerman); (7) Tuning into the Sounds of Language: Teaching Phonemic Awareness through Rhymes, Songs, Poetry and Children's Literature (JoAnn R. Dugan, Barrie A. Brancato, and Jocelynn L. Smrekar); (8) Teaching Fluently: Exploring Teaching Practices in Divergent Certification Programs (Catherine Zeek and Carole Walker); (9) Reading and Auditory Processing: A Collaborative Project (Daniel H. Sisterhen, Martha J. Larkin, Cathleen Doheny, and Donna M. Harkins); (10) Learner-Centered Teachers' Approaches to Literacy Instruction: Are They "Best Practice?" (Barbara Combs); (11) Author Study Inquiry Promotes "Theory into Practice" for Teaching Literacies (Linda S. Wold); (12) The Value of Interactive Writing as an Intervention for the Literacy Acquisition of Struggling First-Grade Students (Barbara K. O'Connor); (13) Engaging Preservice Teachers in Reading, "Sticky Note" Style: An Analysis and Practical Implications (Christene A. McKeon, Michelle L. Lenarz, and Linda C. Burkey); (14) Impacting Literacy Politics, Policies, and Legislation: Moving from Inactive Idlers and Reactive Regretters to Proactive Professionals (Francine Falk-Ross, Mona W. Matthews, Mary Beth Sampson, Barbara J. Fox, Jill Lewis, Maryann Mraz, Jill Reddish, D. Ray Reutzel, and Loraine T. Pace); (15) An Intervention Program for Helping Pre-Certified Teachers Succeed on the Teacher Licensing Exams (Agnes Marie Imburgin Stryker); (16) Preparing Preservice Teachers to Show Evidence of P-12 Pupil Learning (Jane F. Rudden and Lillie S. West); (17) How Preservice Teachers Score an Informal Reading Inventory: Strengths and Weaknesses (Jerry L. Johns and Susan K. L'Allier); (18) Becoming Teachers of Writing: A Model of Professional Development for Primary Teachers (Ruth A. Oswald and Kristine Lynn Still); (19) Early Childhood Teachers' Beliefs and Practices Toward Children's Subvocalizations During Reading (Carla Baker Deniz); (20) Someplace Special: Images of the Library Experience in Children's Literature (Suzanne S. Monroe); (21) SOLVE: An Innovative Assessment Tool for Facilitating Mathematics and Reading Literacy Among Diverse Learners (Rosalind Duplechain, Jill Reddish, and Elaine Roberts); (22) Student Led Literature Discussion Groups With High School ESL Students in Korea: The Journey (Donald D. Pottorff); (23) Dialogue with Caregivers: Perceptions of a Reading Clinic (Donna M. Harkins, Ronald S. Reigner, John M. Ponder, and Gary O. Gregg); (24) Follow the Reader: What Happens to Students Who Have Been Tutored in a University Reading Clinic? (Nancy G. Kennedy and Rita M. Bean); (25) Reading Between the Lines: Middle School Readers Uncover Messages in Magazine Advertisements (Roberta Linder and Francine Falk-Ross); (26) Recommended Procedures for Reading Mathematics in Current and Past Content/Secondary Reading Textbooks (Daniel L. Pearce and Nancy G. Reynolds); (27) Struggling Adolescent Readers: Just Because They're in a Developmental Reading Class Doesn't Mean They Need Phonics (Carol D. Wickstrom); (28) Summer Reading Programs: Perceptions of a University Freshman Reading Experience (Staci Stone, Bonnie Higginson, and Laura Liljequist); (29) Reading Professionals Learn On-Line: Using Threaded Discussions to Learn about Threaded Discussions (Judy S. Richardson, Charlene Fleener, and Linda Thistlewaite); and (30) Using Assistive Technology to Teach Content Area Literacy Strategies to Students with Disabilities (Kathleen Puckett and William Brozo). (Individual papers contain tables, figures, references, and appendices.)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Reading Association