ERIC Number: EJ632334
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
E-mail as a Motivating Literacy Event for One Struggling Reader: Donna's Case.
McKeon, Christine A.
Reading Research and Instruction, v40 n3 p185-202 Spr 2001
Synthesizes the case study of one struggling fourth-grade reader who participated in a semester-long, literature-based, e-mail collaborative with a pre-service teacher. Explores the nature of this e-mail partnership. Suggests that the authentic, social nature of e-mail serves as a motivating literacy event for the fourth grader. Discusses implications for literacy teachers and recommendations for further research. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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