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Araujo, Juan J., Ed.; Babino, Alexandra, Ed.; Cossa, Nedra, Ed.; Johnson, Robin D., Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2018
For their 61st annual conference, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) met in St. Petersburg, Florida. This year's conference theme was "Engaging All Readers through Explorations of Literacy, Language, and Culture," which was also used as the title for this year's "Yearbook." This "Yearbook"…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Creative Teaching, Economics
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Haas, Leslie, Ed.; Vasinda, Sheri, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2014
For their 57th annual conference, the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) met in Dallas, Texas at Addison Marriott Quorum by the Galleria. This year's conference theme was Exploring the World of Literacy, which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 36. Included are double-peer reviewed papers,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Teachers, Culturally Relevant Education, Self Efficacy
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Martin, Linda, Ed.; Haas, Leslie, Ed.; Garza-Garcia, Lizabeth, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2013
For their 56th annual meeting, the Association of Educators and Researchers (ALER) met in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Amway Grand Hotel. This year's conference theme was Literacy Is Transformative, which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 35. Included are double-peer reviewed papers, the presidential address,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Instruction, Transformative Learning, Mentors
Marin, Linda, Ed.; Boggs, Merry, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Morrision, Timothy, Ed.; Garza-Garcia, Lizabeth, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2012
The Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) Yearbook, Volume 34, includes papers presented at the annual conference, which have gone through a double peer review process. It also includes the Presidential Address and the keynote addresses given at the conference. For ALER's 55th annual meeting, the Association of Literacy…
Descriptors: Literacy, Reading Instruction, Teacher Education, Urban Education
Morrison, Timothy, Ed.; Martin, Linda, Ed.; Boggs, Merry, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Haas, Leslie, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2011
For its 54th annual meeting, the Association of Educators and Researchers met in Omaha, Nebraska at the Hilton Omaha. This year's conference theme was "Literacy Promises", which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 33. This organization has long been the home of some of the nation's most notable literacy experts. At the…
Descriptors: Expertise, Conferences (Gatherings), Undergraduate Study, Reading Comprehension
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Morrison, Timothy, Ed.; Martin, Linda, Ed.; Boggs, Merry, Ed.; Raine, I. LaVerne, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2010
For its 53rd annual meeting, the Association of Educators and Researchers met in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Marriott Charlotte City Center. This year's conference theme was "Building Literacy Communities", which was also used as the title for this year's Yearbook, Volume 32. This organization has long been the home of some of the nation's…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Influence of Technology, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction
Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed.; Foote, Martha M., Ed.; Falk-Ross, Francine, Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2010
This volume is a milestone year for the Yearbook, the conference, and the College Reading Association (CRA). At this conference, CRA celebrated its 50th year. The title of this thirty-first yearbook mirrors the theme of the 2008 conference--"Mentoring Literacy Professionals for 50 Years." The title "Mentoring Literacy Professionals:…
Descriptors: College Students, Reading Programs, Reading Motivation, Reading Attitudes
McShane, Susan – National Institute for Literacy, 2005
Reading is the most basic of skills. Reading provides access to other skills and knowledge, facilitates life-long learning, and opens doors to opportunity. The National Institute for Literacy is authorized by the U.S. Congress to collect and disseminate information on the components of reading and the findings from scientific research. The…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Family Literacy, Adult Basic Education, Literacy Education
Comings, John; Soricone, Lisa – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2007
This monograph looks first at opportunities provided by research in the adult literacy field and then identifies challenges to scientific research and suggests ways to address these challenges so that better evidence can be generated in the future. It has two goals that support the building of a stronger research base for the adult literacy…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Researchers, Adult Literacy, Adult Education
Cooper, Harris – National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL), 2007
This occasional paper introduces the methods of research synthesis and meta-analysis to researchers and consumers of research in the field of adult learning and literacy. To begin, the first section of the paper defines key terms and offers a brief history of how the methodologies developed. The second section provides a conceptualization of…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Adult Learning, Synthesis, Research Methodology
Lundell, Dana B., Ed.; Higbee, Jeanne L., Ed.; Duranczyk, Irene M., Ed.; Goff, Emily, Ed. – Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban Literacy, University of Minnesota, 2007
This monograph consists of 13 chapters featuring a diverse range of perspectives centralizing student standpoints about their experiences in higher education and access programs. Chapter 1, "Student Perspectives on College Readiness" (Jeanne L. Higbee), provides the results of a survey of developmental education students regarding college…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Higher Education, Writing (Composition), Academic Achievement
Barnett, Cynthia W.; Cohn, Diane; Elston, Suzanne Poteet; Mayes, Connie; Nicely, Heather; Sutton, Shanna; Sweat, Pat; Wilson, D. Lee; Sawyer, Pat; Tankersley, John M. – Center for Literacy Studies, University of Tennessee (NJ3), 2004
The United States is viewed by many as a country where immigrants can enjoy freedom and economic prosperity, and, recently,more of these newcomers are settling in the state of Tennessee. The 2000 United States Census reveals that 4.8 percent of Tennessee residents live in households where the primary language spoken is not English. That is an…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Language Skills, Adult Education, Immigrants
Higbee, Jeanne L., Ed.; Lundell, Dana B., Ed.; Arendale, David R., Ed. – Center for Research on Developmental Education and Urban Literacy, University of Minnesota, 2005
This book explores the vision and contributions of the former General College, a program existing 74 years in the University of Minnesota, highlighting its history, mission, programs, research, and student services. This includes an evolving and dynamic program for teaching, learning, and research for student success in higher education. Following…
Descriptors: Educational Objectives, Intellectual Development, Student Development, Higher Education