Eakle, A. Jonathan; Garber, Andrew M.
January 2003
Reading Research Quarterly;Jan-Mar2003, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p142
Academic Journal
Presents various international reports on literacy research. Role of language in early literacy development; Diversity of literacy research in Australia; Reason for the interest of Malaysia in the English language.


Related Articles

  • Mind your business language. Damon, Nadia // Training & Coaching Today;Jul/Aug2008, p12 

    The article examines the problem of substandard grammar among employees in Great Britain. In June 2008, software developer Basic Writing Skills found that two-thirds of respondents would fail a basic literacy test comprising 10 questions. Alison Cowper, learning consultant at training firm...

  • TWENTY QUESTIONS ABOUT TEACHING LANGUAGE. Goodman, Yetta; Goodman, Kenneth // Educational Leadership;Mar1981, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p437 

    Discusses several statements related to the scientific base of knowledge on which school programs for developing literacy and language teaching can be built. Language learning by children through imitating adults; Comparison between the Japanese and English languages; Interference of dialects...

  • EDITORIAL COMMENT. Phillips, Louise; Willis, Linda; English, Robyn; Friend, Lesley // Practically Primary;Oct2014, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p3 

    An introduction is presented in which the authors discuss various reports within the issue such as the process-driven approach which can be used to identify Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners of English language, improving grammar and the potential of poetry for early literacy learning.

  • Freirean Philosophies in Adult Literacy Programs in the United States. Trimble, Jessica // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2007, p1 

    As an integral part of the adult literacy programs, English as a second language programs are growing exponentially fast in the United States. Many learners have not been successful in the traditional system of education so some turn to adult literacy programs for their second chance at the...

  • Teaching First-Grade Literacy Responsively with Language Arts Standards in Mind. Wold, Linda // Illinois Reading Council Journal;Spring2005, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p22 

    Focuses on the teaching first-grade literacy in accordance with the Standards for the English Language Arts. Nature and function of responsive teaching; Standards which link reading, writings, speaking, listening and representing communications in the classroom; Impact of the standards on...

  • Looking out: Functional linguistics and genre. Martin, J. R. // Linguistics & the Human Sciences;2014, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p307 

    At the 2012 'Rethinking Genre' conference in Ottawa a number of issues were raised from the perspectives of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and New Rhetorical Studies about the genre theory informing the literacy programmes of the so-called 'Sydney School'. This paper address three of those...

  • High-challenge Teaching for Senior English as an Additional Language Learners in Times of Change. Alford, Jennifer; Jetnikoff, Anita // English in Australia (0155-2147);2011, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p11 

    This paper will present a brief overview of the recent shifts within English and EAL/D (English as an additional language/dialect) curriculum documents and their focus on critical literacy, using the Queensland context as a case in point. The English syllabus landscape in Queensland has...

  • Biliteracy and SECOND-LANGUAGE LEARNERS. Kayser, Hortencia // ASHA Leader;6/22/2004, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p4 

    Reports increase in the number of children with limited English proficiency in elementary and secondary schools in the U.S. Concern of speech-language pathologist about how intervention should be provided in the growing population; Strategies for language and literacy development in young...

  • Early Literacy.  // Language Magazine;Oct2006, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p22 

    The article features a discussion on literacy and language development. Reading is much more than simply breaking a phonetic code and deciphering the sounds of letters. Readers have to understand the meanings of most of the words on the page. This is why language development plays such a crucial...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics