ERIC Number: EJ571107
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Getting Involved and Having Fun: Dilemmas in Building a Literate Community in One Lower-Track English Class.
Alvermann, Donna E.; Umpleby, Richard; Olson, James R.
International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, v9 n4 p461-75 Oct-Dec 1996
Proposes to discover what "at risk" students and their teacher could do to bring meaning and life to a basic-track English curriculum. Relates findings that support the view that it is the quality of students' literary experiences, not their tracking placement, that influences the efficacy of these experiences. (DSK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, At Risk Persons, Case Studies, Creative Teaching, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, High Risk Students, Instructional Innovation, Junior High School Students, Literacy Education, Literature Appreciation, Student Attitudes, Student Interests, Student Participation, Student Placement, Teacher Student Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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