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ERIC Number: ED512606
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Pages: 271
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-1-8836-0411-7
Building Bridges to Literacy. The Twenty-Seventh Yearbook: A Peer Reviewed Publication of the College Reading Association. [Papers from the College Reading Association Conference, 2004]
Linder, Patricia E., Ed.; Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed.; Dugan, JoAnn R., Ed.; Brancato, Barrie, Ed.
College Reading Association
The theme of the College Reading Association 2004 annual conference in Delray Beach, Florida, was "Building Bridges: Reaching beyond Our Borders." The articles in this yearbook show how reflection and thinking outside the box will make a difference in preservice teacher education. This Yearbook begins with Wayne Linek's presidential address. In his address, Linek showed how mentoring can be two-way leading to growth and learning for both the mentee and the mentor. The papers comprising this Yearbook that follow Linek's presidential address are: (1) Writing from the Heart (Joyce Sweeney); (2) Learning about Learners: Struggling Readers in a Fourth Grade Literature Discussion Group (Susan B. Porter); (3) The Role of the Literacy Professional in the Middle and High School: Historical Perspectives and Current Policy Issues (Elizabeth G. Sturtevant); (4) Making a Difference in the Public and Policy-Making Arena (Francine Falk-Ross, Mary Beth Sampson, Barbara J. Fox, Allen Berger, Judy Embry, Jill Lewis, D. Ray Reutzel, Wayne M. Linek, and Jack Cassidy); (5) Using the Reflections of Preservice Teachers to Help Teacher Educators Improve Their Own Practice (Susan K. L'Allier); (6) Supporting Pre-Service Teachers' Professional Perceptions of Assessment and Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties in a Museum Professional Development School (Claudia J. McVicker); (7) A Preliminary Look at the Effect of a Change in a Pre-Service Literacy Curricula on the Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Literacy and Theoretical Orientation to Reading of Teacher Candidates (Lois K. Haid); (8) The Guided Literature Learning Strategy: The Process and an Analysis of Pre-Service Teachers' Reflections (Mary DeKonty Applegate and Anthony J. Applegate); (9) Book Microscopes: The Effects of Student Completion of Guided Tasks to Promote L2 Writing Expertise as an Outgrowth of L2 Reading (Mayra C. Daniel); (10) Nonlinear Nonfiction Writing and the I-Chart: Scaffolding for Success (Sylvia Read); (11) Reading for Character: Principles of Bibliotherapy Applied to Children's Literature (Karen L. Parker); (12) Alternatives to Sounding Out: The Influence of Explicit Cueing Strategies Instruction on Word Identification in Second Grade Students (Callie L. Fortenberry and Barbara J. Walker); (13) International Literature for U.S. Children and Young Adults: In Search of Difference (Patricia Bloem); (14) Study Skills in the Electronic Age (Joan A. Rhodes, Valerie J. Robnolt, and Judy S. Richardson); (15) "Grappling" with Culturally Relevant Instruction of Content Literacy: A Collaborative Model (Ruth Oswald, Lynn Smolen, Karen Herrington, Denise Stuart, and Susan Turner); and (16) Literacy Practicum Experiences in an Urban Setting: Building Bridges with the School, Home and Community (Joyce V. W. Warner, Nancy B. Masztal, and Ann C. Murphy). (Individual papers contain tables, figures, references, and appendices.) [For "Celebrating the Power of Literacy. The Twenty-Sixth Yearbook," see ED507687.]
College Reading Association. Brigham Young University, Department of Teacher Education, 215 McKay Building, P.O. Box 25099, Provo, UT 84602. Tel: 903-468-6069; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Reading Association