Editor: Evan Ortlieb and Earl H. Cheek, Jr.
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The international need for literacy research is as high as ever, as literacy skills serve as a foundation to learning. New research in literacy must address hot topics- some of which have limited amounts of previous research (Cassidy, 2010), while maintaining high degrees of validity, reliability, and applicability. This book series will address these concerns with vigorous research and ample instructional techniques embedded within the chapters.
Each volume will address a current topic that is of particular importance. For instance, three current topics of particular importance are comprehension, response to intervention, and assessment related to literacy education. These would appeal to a broad audience and simultaneously address critical needs within the profession today. This series will include research from reputable authors who will share their expertise to improve the conceptual and practical understanding of reading and writing.
Readers today seek clear, concise, and current chapters that can be read in isolation as well as build upon each other. Literacy Research, Practice, and Evaluation will appeal to readers interested in specific and broad topics alike.
Volume 4 will feature a highly anticipated update of theoretical models of literacy development inclusive of current understandings of new literacies and the reading/writing connection.
Praise for volume 1:
"Ortlieb and Cheek’s (Eds.), (2012) new book, Using Informative Assessment Toward Effective Literacy Instruction, is a practical guide for school-based and university-based educators to consult when looking for a book that explains the why’s of literacy assessment, the selection of assessments, and the connections between the use of literacy assessments and literacy instruction. Written in an accessible voice and style, this book is destined to become a desk reference for practicing educators around the nation and globe…a real keeper!"
D. Ray Reutzel, Ph.D.
Emma Eccles Jones Endowed Chair Professor of Early Literacy Education
Utah State University
Sakil Malik, Ph.D. – Director of Global Affairs, International Reading Association, Washington, D.C.
Greg Brooks, Ph.D. – Research Director, Sheffield arm of the National Research and Development
Centre for adult literacy and numeracy (NRDC), The University of Sheffield, UK
Janet Condy, Ph.D. – Chair of International Development Committee, International Reading Association
Cape Town, South Africa
Pehr-Olof Ronnholm, Ph.D. – Chair of the International Development Coordinating Committee of the
International Reading Association, Pargas, Finland
Gerry Shiel, Ph.D. – Chair of the Federation of European Literacy Associations, representing 29
European countries, Education Research Centre @ St. Patrick’s College, Dublin, Ireland
Henrietta Dombey, Ph.D. – Emeritus Professor of Literacy in Primary Education, University of Brighton,
Renate Valtin, Ph.D. – Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Ulla-Britt Persson, Ph.D. – Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden
Zhenyou Yu, Ph.D. – China Women’s University, Beijing, China
Alon Shlomo, Ph.D. – Hebrew University in Jerusalem and Ministry of Education, Israel
Lucia Lu, Ph.D. – National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Carol Christensen, Ph.D. – Director of Post Graduate Course Work, University of Queensland, Australia
Simona Elena Bernat, Ph.D. – Chair of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Area of European Literacy
Association, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Lane Gauthier, Ph.D. – University of Mississippi, Oxford, MS, USA
Gina Doepker, Ph.D. – Valdosta State University, Valdosta, GA, USA
Barbara Marinak, Ph.D. – Director of Graduate Studies in Education, Pennsylvania State University –
Harrisburg, Middletown, PA, USA
Linda Eilers, Ph.D. – University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Emma Schorzman, Ph.D. – University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Jill Allor, Ph.D. – Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA
Debbie Rickards, Ph.D. – Caddo Parish School System, Shreveport, LA, USA
Frances Steward, Ph.D. – Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, USA
Jimmy D. Lindsey, Ph.D. – Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Corinne Valadez, Ph.D. - Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, USA
Evan T. Ortlieb
Earl H. Cheek, Jr.
Louisiana State University
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