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Fierro, Catriel; Cristina Di Doménico, María; Klappenbach, Hugo Alberto – Teaching of Psychology, 2021
This study is an empirical analysis of the recent past and current state of Argentinian undergraduate psychology education in the context of psychology programs' ongoing evaluation and accreditation processes. We used six bibliometric parameters to retrieve the required listed readings (N = 16,085) of the 452 compulsory undergraduate courses'…
Descriptors: Psychology, Teaching Methods, Program Evaluation, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Kucirkova, Natalia – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2016
Since the early 2010s, there has been a proliferation of new platforms for children's stories (e.g. storybook apps or iBooks), but not necessarily greater diversity of story content or children's greater interest in reading. This article argues for a new approach to address the apparent paradox of a wider availability of children's literature…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Reading Interests, Story Reading
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van Rij, Vivien – Children's Literature in Education, 2016
Between 1961 and 1984 the renowned New Zealand writer, Margaret Mahy, wrote over seventy-five pieces for the "School Journal" (a graded reading book provided free to New Zealand primary schools since its inception in 1907). It was a liberal humanist period in New Zealand education during which the 1940s' and 1950s' rolling reforms…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Authors, Educational History
Wyatt, Flora R.; Coggins, Margaret; Imber, Jane Hunter – 1998
This sourcebook provides brief biographies of 65 popular children's nonfiction authors. Each profile focuses on how authors go about writing information books by giving a firsthand account of the challenges and rewards of nonfiction writing. Each biography provides a selected bibliography of the author's work, a photo, and a message to the student…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Authors, Biographies, Books
Monks, Merri M.; Pistolis, Donna Reidy – 1996
This book presents descriptions of 26 young adult titles that have been frequent targets of censorship attempts. Each entry provides an annotation for the book in question; examples of recent challenges; citations to reviews of the book and background articles; a list of awards garnered by the book or its author; references about the author;…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Book Reviews, Books
Tyson, Edith S. – 1993
This annotated bibliography is intended as a general background guide for volunteer librarians in churches and synagogues. It is assumed that the user has little knowledge of contemporary literature for youth in grades 7 through 12, but is aware that their reading needs are not identical to those of younger children or adults. Rather than listing…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Authors, Books
Matthews, Dorothy, Ed. – Illinois English Bulletin, 1978
The 11 articles in this publication discuss many topics regarding literature for children and adolescents, including the following: the major problems facing teachers and writers alike as they strive to communicate with the young; E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web"; two views of the American Revolution found in "Johnny Tremain" and "My Brother Sam Is…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Authors, Books, Childrens Literature
Haviland, Virginia, Comp.; Coughlan, Margaret N., Comp. – 1977
As the second five-year supplement to "Children's Literature: A Guide to Reference Sources" (1966), this annotated and illustrated bibliography reflects the emphases that have developed in the fields of literature and library service for children. New sections include selected bibliographies and critical works on nonprint materials, citations on…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Authors, Books
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Walsh, Jill Paton – Children's Literature in Education, 1973
Examines varying views of the children's writer's relationship to his readers. (See CS 701 511). (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Childrens Literature, Creative Writing
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Collinson, Roger – Children's Literature in Education, 1973
Discusses whether the children's book is an art form, distinct from other fiction, or just a novel made easy. (See CS 701 510). (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Childrens Literature, Creative Writing
Field, Elinor Whitney, Ed. – 1969
This collection of 52 articles reprinted from the "Horn Book Magazine" (1949-66) is intended to stimulate discussion on all aspects of children's reading and children's books. The articles are collected under seven headings: "Inspiration--How It Comes;""Goals and Guidelines for Writers and Illustrators;""Re-creating Other Times;""The Matter of…
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Childhood Interests, Children
Godshalk, Fred I. – 1969
To indicate what high school students have actually studied during the previous 10 years of changing secondary school curricula, this document reports the findings of a questionnaire survey conducted among 2,247 students who took the 1965-66 College Entrance Examination Board's English Composition Test. The report is divided into three…
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Class Activities, English Curriculum
Painter, Helen W., Ed. – 1971
This book, which contains selected papers given at the 1970 International Reading Association convention, is aimed at people who are looking for challenging material pertaining to literature for children and young people. It is divided into two sections. The first part--Qualities of Literature, Readers, and Writers in Action--contains a…
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Childrens Literature, Conference Reports
Douglass, Malcolm P., Ed. – 1970
This collection of 19 articles included in the 34th Yearbook of the Claremont Reading Conference focuses on the theme "Reading and School Life," with specific emphasis on how the quality of school experiences affects the reader and the development of the reading process. The permanent conference theme is "Reading is the Process of Making…
Descriptors: Authors, Beginning Reading, Books, Childrens Literature
Painter, Helen W., Ed. – 1971
This book, which contains selected papers given at the 1970 International Reading Association convention, is aimed at people who are looking for challenging material pertaining to literature for children and young people. It is divided into two sections. The first part--Qualities of Literature, Readers, and Writers in Action--contains a…
Descriptors: Authors, Books, Childrens Literature, Conference Reports
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