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Handbook of reading research

Author: P David Pearson; Rebecca Barr; Michael L Kamil
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ©1996-<©2000>
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A comprehensive overview of important contemporary issues in the field of reading. All of the chapters in Volume III are original works written specially for this volume. A veritable "who's who" of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: P David Pearson; Rebecca Barr; Michael L Kamil
ISBN: 0805841504 9780805841503 0805824162 9780805824162 0805823980 9780805823981 0805823999 9780805823998 9780805853421 0805853421
OCLC Number: 34319977
Notes: Vol. [1] lacks volume numbering.
Vol. 2 edited by Rebecca Barr and others.
Vol. 3 edited by Michael L. Kamil and others.
Vol. 4 edited by Michael L. Kamil and others.
Description: volumes <3, 4> : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Society and literacy / Rebecca Barr, section editor. The sense of being literate : historical and cross-cultural features / Shirley Brice Heath --
Literacy and society with particular reference to the non-Western world / Philip Foster and Alan Purves --
The development of literacy in the industrialized nations of the West / Richard L. Venezky --
Literacy acts / John T. Guthrie and Vincent Greaney --
Linguistic diversity and reading in American society / Rose-Marie Weber --
The publishing industry and textbooks / Jeanne S. Chall and James R. Squire --
Politics, policy, and reading research / Patrick Shannon --
pt. 2. Task and format variables in reading research / Michael L. Kamil, section editor. Narrative representation and comprehension / Arthur Graesser, Jonathan M. Golding, and Debra L. Long --
Toward a model of acquiring procedures from text / Susan Bovair and David E. Kieras --
Expository text / Charles A. Weaver, III and Walter Kintsch --
Research on reading-writing relationship : interactions, transactions, and outcomes / Robert Tierney and Timothy Shanahan --
Classroom assessment of reading / Robert Calfee and Elfrieda Hiebert --
Computers in reading and writing / David Reinking and Lillian Bridwell-Bowles --
Typography and discourse / Robert Waller. pt. 3. Constructs of reader process / Peter R. Mosenthal, section editor. Development of the ability to read words / Linnea C. Ehri --
Word recognition : changing perspectives / Keith E. Stanovich --
Research on response to literature / Richard Beach and Susan Hynds --
Mental models and reading comprehension / Timothy P. McNamara, Diana L. Miller, and John D. Bransford --
Individual differences in reading skills / Meredyth Daneman --
Perspectives on reading disability research / Karen K. Wixson and Marjorie Youmans Lipson --
Cognitive and neuropsychological foundations of word identification in poor and normally developing readers / Frank R. Vellutino and Martha B. Denckla --
The development of strategic readers / Scott G. Paris, Barbara A. Wasik, and Julianane C. Turner --
Diagrams in the comprehension of scientific texts / Mary Hegarty, Patricia A. Carpenter, and Marcel Adam Just --
Basic literacy skills in the workplace / Larry Mikulecky and Rad Drew --
Word meanings / Richard C. Anderson and William E. Nagy. pt. 4. Literacy and schooling / P. David Pearson, section editor. Emergent literacy / Elizabeth Sulzby and William Teale --
Beginning reading / Connie Juel --
Conditions of vocabulary acquisition / Isabel Beck and Margaret McKeown --
Comprehension instruction / P. David Pearson and Linda Fielding --
Teachers' instructional actions / Laura R. Roehler and Gerald G. Duffy --
Grouping students for reading instruction / Rebecca Barr and Robert Dreeben --
Teacher and school effects in learning to read / James V. Hoffman --
Secondary school reading / Donna E. Alvermann and David W. Moore --Remediation / Peter Johnston and Richard Allington --
Epilogue : Understanding progress in reading research / Peter B. Mosenthal and Michael L. Kamil.
Other Titles: Reading research
Responsibility: editor, P. David Pearson ; section editors, Rebecca Barr, Michael L. Kamil, Peter Mosenthal.
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