Promoting Academic Competence And Literacy In School by Michael Harris

Promoting Academic Competence And Literacy In School

byMichael HarrisEditorKaren R. Harris, John T. Guthrie

Hardcover | June 3, 1992

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Focusing primarily on reading and writing, this book presents summaries of state-of-the-art theory and research dealing with academic competence in school. The editors thoroughly utilize both information-processing and social-collaborative models as interventions. An enlightening final section discusses how this research could better prepare educators to teach reading and writing.
Examines the role of NP-movement vs. lexical rules in accounting for alternations in grammatical functions.

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* Presents the role of the lexicon in syntactic theory
* Offers debates between major practioners in the field
* Includes the nature of argument and structure
* Examines the relation of argument nature to constituent structure and binding theory

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Title:Promoting Academic Competence And Literacy In SchoolFormat:HardcoverDimensions:9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:June 3, 1992Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0125644388

ISBN - 13:9780125644389

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Table of Contents

Academic Competence in Classrooms:
D. Miechenbaum and A. Biemiller, In Search of Student Expertise in the Classroom: A Metacognitive Analysis.
G. Nuthall and A. Alton-Lee, Understanding How Student Learn in Classrooms.
Reading:
M. Pressley, P. Beard, E. Dinary, and R. Brown, Skilled and Not-So-Skilled Reading: Good Information Processing and Not-So-Good Information Processing.
T. Shanahan, Reading Comprehension as a Conservation With an Author.
C. Collins, Improving Reading and Thinking: From Teaching or Not Teaching Skills to Interactive Interventions.
G.E. Miller and M.E. Brewster, Developing Self-Sufficient Learners in Reading and Mathematics.
M.A. Gallego, Collaborative Instruction for Reading Comprehension: The Role of Discourse and Discussion.
R.E. Mayer, Guiding Student's Cognitive Processing of Scientific Information in Text.
Writing:
M. Montague and A. Graves, Teaching Narrative Composition to Students with Learning Disabilities.
K.R. Harris and S. Graham, Self-Regulated Strategy Development: A Part of the Writing Process.
C.B. McCormick, B.A. Busching, and E.F. Potter, Children's Knowledge About Writing: The Development and Use of Evaluative Criteria.
J. Fitzgerald, Variant Views About Good Thinking During Composing: Focus on Revision.
Development of Teachers Who Promote Academic Competence, Skilled Reading, and Good Writing:
F.L. Kline, D.D. Deshler, and J.B. Schumaker, Implementing Learning Strategy Instruction in Class Settings: A Research Perspective.
I.W. Gaskins, E.A. Cunicelli, and E. Satlow, Implementing an Across-the-Curriculum Strategies Program: Teacher's Reaction to Change.
L.R. Roehler, Embracing the Instructional Complexities of Reading Instruction.
P.L. Anders and C.S. Bos, Dimensions of Professional Development: Weaving Teacher Beliefs and Strategic Content.
J.G. Borkowski and N. Muthukrishna, Moving Metacognition into the Classroom: "Working Models" and Effective Strategy Teaching.
Each chapter includes references.
Index.