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ERIC Number: ED543633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 126
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Teaching for Success: Literacy, Diversity, and Technology. Proceedings of the PEPNet English Think Tank (5th, Washington, DC, June 14-15, 2007)
PEPNet 2
The 2007 meeting of the English Think Tank published here represents a sample of the English Think Tank V presentations. In reading these papers one is struck by the imagination and expertise possessed by so many members in the field. The paper topics fall roughly into four categories--assessment, diversity, literacy, and technology. This publication contains the following papers: (1) Predicting Student Success in a Developmental English Program: Can it be Done? (Stephen Aldersley); (2) The Writing Processes of College Students with and without Learning Disabilities: A Protocol Analysis (Cynthia Edwards); (3) Reading Comprehension in Deaf Children: The Impact of the Mode of Acquisition of Word Meanings (Loes Wauters); (4) Can Reading Stories in ASL Help Students Learn to Read and Write English? You Betcha! (Michael J. Burton); (5) The Gullah Project: Experiential Learning through Cross-Cultural Journaling (Barbara Hardaway); (6) The Portrayals and Perceptions of Deaf Characters in Adolescent Literature (Sharon Pajka-West); (7) Our Stories: Using Deaf Writers to Inspire Student Writing (Tonya Stremlau); (8) Back to Basics: Writing Strategies that Work (Marcia B. Bordman, Cynthia Edwards, J. Douglas Miller, Diane O'Connor); (9) Engaged Curriculum Enhances Learning (Paige Franklin, Jane Nickerson, and Leslie Rach); (10) Enticing the Reluctant Writer (Andrea Galvin); (11) Perspectives on Errors in Deaf College Students' Texts: Correction at the Roots (Susan K. Keenan and Kathryn L. Schmitz); (12) Visual Journals (Sharon Pajka-West); (13) Using Blogs and Tech Tools to Teach Writing to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students (Mollie Kropp and Eileen McCartin); (14) Computers and the Writing Process: Students' Comfort Level with Computer-Assisted Writing--Shortcomings of the Grammar Checker (John Panara); and (15) Blackboard[C] in College Writing Classrooms with Deaf Students (Kathleen M. Wood). Individual papers contain tables, figures, appendices and references.
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: PEPNet 2