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Westheimer, Miriam, Ed. – 2003
Begun in Israel in 1960, the HIPPY (Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters) program is a family support, parent-focused, early childhood literacy program. This book compiles 17 evaluation studies of the program, from researchers and practitioners in 7 countries. The studies are organized around five themes: exploring theoretical…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Early Intervention, Emergent Literacy, Evaluation Methods
Foster, David, Ed.; Russell, David R., Ed. – 2002
Noting that composition studies in the United States has devoted little attention to cross-national perspectives on student writing and its roles in wider cultural contexts, this book presents research studies from six nations (China, England, France, Germany, Kenya, and South Africa) on academic writing development in the dominant language of…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context