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Author Israel, Susan E

Title Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension, Second Edition
Edition 2nd ed
Published New York : Guilford Publications, 2016


Description 1 online resource (722 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; In Memoriam of Robert C. Calfee; About the Editor; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contents; PART I. Historical Analysis; 1. Introduction: The Consequential Pulse of Reading Comprehension Research; 2. The Roots of Reading Comprehension Instruction; 3. Comprehension Is Not Simple: Considering the Persisting Dangers in the Simple View of Reading Comprehension; 4. Professional Learning for Educators Focused on Reading Comprehension: A Historical Perspective
5. Research on Helping Readers Make Sense of Print: Evolution of Comprehension-Based PedagogyPART II. Theoretical Perspectives; 6. An Evolving Perspective of Constructively Responsive Reading Comprehension Strategies in Multilayered Digital Text Environments; 7. Toward a Theory of Literacy Meaning Making within Virtual Worlds; 8. Meaning Making in the 21st Century: The Sociogenesis of Reading Comprehension; 9. Literacy, Comprehension, and the Neurosciences; PART III. Diagnosis, Assessment, and Intervention; 10. Assessments of Reading Comprehension: Challenges and Directions
11. Using Assessments to Map and Evaluate the Comprehension Development of Young Children12. Comprehension Difficulties and Struggling Readers; 13. Self-Regulation and Reading Comprehension: Moving Beyond the Individual's Cognition in Regulated Learning; 14. Reconsidering Fluency's Role in Reading Comprehension; PART IV. Impact of Text and Higher-Order Processing; 15. Text and Comprehension: A Retrospective, Perspective, and Prospective; 16. Reading Comprehension in the Middle Grades: Characteristics, Challenges, and Effective Supports
17. Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension: The Nexus of Meaning18. Improving Adolescent Comprehension: Developing Comprehension Strategies in the Content Areas; 19. Structure, Epistemology, and Metalanguage Foundations of Reading Comprehension in Scientific Texts; 20. Graphic Text and Visual Literacies in Reading Comprehension; PART V. Diverse Components and Engagement; 21. Reading Comprehension Research and the Shift toward Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy; 22. Comprehension in the Disciplines; 23. Constructing Meaning through Discussion; 24. The Role of Interest in Reading Comprehension
25. Comprehension Strategies Instruction for Learners of English: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Now, Where We Still Might Go26. Family Literacy Initiatives and Reading Comprehension; PART VI. Future Directions; 27. The Role of Literacy Coaching in Improving Comprehension Instruction; 28. Public Policy in an Era of Changing Literacies: A Focus on Reading Comprehension; 29. Sophistication of Reading Comprehension: Where to from Here?; Author Index; Subject Index
Summary This esteemed reference work and professional resource, now substantially revised, integrates classic and cutting-edge research on how children and adolescents make meaning from text. The comprehension tasks and challenges facing students at different grade levels are explored, with attention to multiple text types and reading purposes. Preeminent researchers offer a range of perspectives--cognitive, neuroscientific, sociocultural, pedagogical, and technological--on key aspects of comprehension. Effective approaches to assessment, instruction, and intervention are reviewed. The volume also add
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Author Duffy, Gerald G
ISBN 9781462528936