Achieving Excellence in Reading. Yearbook of the American Reading Forum, Volume X, 1990
This yearbook contains papers which relate to issues in administering, supervising, researching, teaching, implementing, assessing, and strengthening programs and approaches in reading. The 22 papers and their authors are as follows: "Reading in Early America" (Ruskin Teeter); "Looking Back for the Future: Amish Literacy and Its Implications for Educators" (Andrea R. Fishman); "Culture, Family, and Literacy Instruction: A Response to Fishman" (Gary B. Moorman); "Culture, Family, and Literacy Instruction: A Response to Moorman" (Andrea R. Fishman); "Excellence: What Is It? Whose Job Is It?: International Reading Association/American Reading Forom (IRA/ARF) Cosponsored Session" (Patricia S. Koppman); "A Comparison of Student and Teacher Perceptions of Students at Risk" (Richard J. Telfer and others); "Preliminary Development of a Screening Instrument or Learning Disabilities in Secondary Language Class" (Thomas Cloer, Jr. and Louise Williams Stanford); "A Response to Jennings et al., and Cloer and Stanford" (Joan L. Williams); "Facilitating Change to Attain Educational Excellence" (John P. Helfeldt); "Evaluation of Literacy Training: As Viewed by Government Agencies, Educational Organizations, Business and Industry, and Literacy Providers" (James A. Dinnan and others); "Preschoolers Emerging Mental Models with Literacy" (Marino C. Alvarez); "Achieving Excellence in Reading: Where Do We Begin?" (Beth S. Wise and Judy C. Shaver); "Student Teachers' Perceptions of Basal Reader Materials and Methodology" (Leo M. Schell); "Using Mediated Instruction within Theme-Based Instructional Contexts to Enhance Reading Comprehension" (Alice Patterson and Victoria J. Risko); "Developmental Reading Classrooms as Practicum Sites for Prospective English Teachers" (Chester Laine and others); "Developing Case Studies to Prepare Reading Educators" (Roger G. Eldridge, Jr.); "An Analysis of Reading Textbooks Used at the College Level" (Sondra Rebottini and Patricia K. Smith); "Students' Perceptions of Early Field Experience in Reading" (Sarah Dowhower); "Reaction and Resolution: A Response to Dowhower" (Allen Berger); "On Seeking Certitude through Certification" (Wayne Otto and others); "History of the American Reading Forum" (Bob W. Jerrolds); and "A Commemorative Poem on ARF's First Decade" (Warren Askov and others). (SR)
Sponsoring Agency: Utah State Univ., Logan. Dept. of Elementary Education.ericd. ERIC Note: For the ninth yearbook, see ED 314 722.ericd. Access rights: Yes.ericd. Educational level discussed: Elementary Secondary Education. Educational level discussed: Higher Education. Access rights: Yes.ericd. Practitioners.ericd. Microfiche.[Washington D.C.]:ERIC Clearinghousemicrofiches : positive.
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 202 p.
- Educational Quality
- Elementary Secondary Education
- High Risk Students
- Higher education
- Reading instruction
- Reading Programs
- Reading Research
- Reading teachers
- Teacher Education
- American Reading Forum -- Amish (Old Order)
- Collected Works, Proceedings
- Guides, Non-Classroom
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