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American Reading Forum - 2010 Conference Program:
Celebrating the Text We Use: What We Know and How We Know It

American Reading Forum – 2010 Conference Program

 

WEDNESDAY      DECEMBER 8, 2010

 

5:00-7:00 PM                Board Meeting                                                                                                            Sandpiper

 

7:00-9:00 PM                Registration and Welcome                                                                                 Chair’s Room

 

THURSDAY          DECEMBER 9, 2010

 

8:30-10:00 AM             OPENING SESSION

 

Sundial I                            Welcome and Introduction of Featured Speaker

                                                Cassaundra El-Amin, Winston-Salem State University

                                                Michael P. French, Lourdes College

                                                Featured presentation

The view of text complexity within the common core standards: What does it mean for struggling readers?

                                                Elfreida Hiebert, University of California, Berkeley

 

10:30-11:45 AM          GROUP A SESSIONS

 

Osprey                    Multitude of texts: The impact out-of-school literacies have on literacies in academic

                                    contexts

                                    Laurie B. Bauer, University of Cincinnati

 

                                    An analysis of the intended audience of Newbery and Printz award winners

                                    Nance S. Wilson, University of Central Florida

 

                                    Reactor: Sarah Dowhower, University of Miami, Retired

 

Pelican                   Literacy development in the content areas: Engaging pre-service teachers in using various forms of text to teach in the content area

                                    Sandra Golden, Defiance College

 

Someone comes on Thursday: Comparing on-campus and field-embedded pre-service teacher literacy preparation

                                    Linda Ray, Florida Gulf Coast University

                                    Jackie Greene, Florida Gulf Coast University

 

                                    Reactor: TBA

 

 

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THURSDAY          DECEMBER 9, 2010

 

10:30-11:45 AM          GROUP A SESSIONS

 

Sandpiper             Science information text genre in the early childhood education: Issues of

                                    availability, access, and authenticity

                                    Barbara J. Peterson, University of South Florida

 

Can meaning negotiated through collaboration enhance comprehension of science text by ninth grade students with limited English proficiency?

                                    Edward Burke, Miami Dade County Public Schools

 

                                    Reactor: Joyce Fine, Florida International University         

 

Sundial II               A Panel: Celebrating textual Interactions through multi-media project based learning

                                    Debbie Belvin, Berry College

                                    Lynnwood Belvin, Berry College

                                    Duane Inman, Berry College

                                    Leslie Marlow, Berry College

 

                                    Reactor: TBA

 

                                                                                              

11:45 AM-1:15 PM         LUNCH ON YOUR OWN

                                               

1:15 -2:30 PM               Group B Sessions

                                               

Osprey                    Using visual literacy to develop written texts

                                    Sara Runge, Northern Kentucky University

                                    Lorie Lech, Newport Kentucky Independent Schools

 

                                    Let's hold hands: Connecting kids world-wide through children's literature

                                    Gary Moorman, Appalachian State University

 

                                    Reactor:                                                                         David Bishop, Northern Kentucky University

 

Pelican                   Primary sources: A pathway to affective accountability

                                    Nancy L. Williams, University of South Florida

                                    Deborah Harris, Florida Atlantic University

 

                                    Celebrating student texts: Writing, community, and collaboration

                                    N. Suzanne Standerford, Northern Michigan University

                                    Sue Szczepanski, Northern Michigan University

                                    Marsha Page, Marquette Area Public Schools

 

                                    Reactor: TBA

 

 


 

THURSDAY          DECEMBER 9, 2010

 

1:15 -2:30 PM               GROUP B SESSIONS

 

Sandpiper             Using co-teaching to increase student engagement in language arts

                                    Dusty Columbia-Embury, Eastern Kentucky University

                                    Megan Schneider, University of Cincinnati

 

Impact of effective reading courses on success and retention rates of marginally prepared students

                                    Victoria Appatova, University of Cincinnati

 

                                    Reactor:   Stephen Kroeger, University of Cincinnati           

 

Sundial II               A Problems Court:

                                    Beyond the status quo: Teaching next chapter readers

                                    Sonya Armstrong, Northern Illinois University

                                    Marino Alvarez, Northern Illinois University

                                    Laurie Elish-Piper, Northern Illinois University

                                    Mona W. Matthews, Georgia State University

                                    Victoria Risko, Vanderbilt University

 

                                    Reactor:   Victoria Risko, Vanderbilt University

 

2:45-4:00 PM                GROUP C SESSIONS

 

Osprey                    Comprehension and the context of empowerment through the use of photography

                                    Deborah Kellner, University of Cincinnati

 

                                    Palestinian and US teachers engage in writer's workshop and photovoice

                                    Stephen Kroeger, University of Cincinnati

                                    Stephanie Amsbary, University of Cincinnati

 

                                    Reactor:   Missy Laine, University of Cincinnati

                            

 

Pelican                   Positive transformations in children's self efficacy and beliefs about their reading and writing achievements in a community of practice summer literacy camp

                                    Janet C. Richards, University of South Florida

                                    Susan V. Bennett, University of South Florida

 

Breaking chains and binding communities in ESL: The development of participatory action research with a Latino youth group

                                    Adam Cooper, University of Cincinnati

 

                                    Reactor: Susan Holman, University of South Florida

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY          DECEMBER 9, 2010

 

2:45-4:00 PM                GROUP C SESSIONS

 

Sandpiper             Reader comprehension, text format, and the missing variable:
Implications for teacher choice

                                    Jodi Nichols, Davis and Elkins College

                                    Steven Rinehart, West Virginia University

 

                                    The effects of Kindles on teachers' reading habits and attitudes

                                    toward teaching reading

                                    Priscilla Manarino-Leggett, Fayetteville State University

 

                                    Reactor:     Colleen Walker, University of North Carolina Wilmington at

                                                           Coastal Carolina Community College                    

 

Sundial II               College students' textbook reading or not!

Keisha Warren-Gordon, Ball State University

                                    James Hendricks, Ball State University

                                    Kylie Baier, Bowling Green State University

                                    Cindy Hendricks, Bowling Green State University

                                    Lessie Cochran, Bowling Green State University

                                    Judy VandenBroek, Bowling Green State University

 

                                    Reactor:  Ellen Williams, Bowling Green State University

 

 

 

5:15-6:30 PM                SPIRIT OF THE TIMES      POOLSIDE

 

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FRIDAY                  DECEMBER 10, 2010

 

8:30-9:45 AM                GENERAL SESSION

Sundial I                            Introduction of Featured Speaker                                                                

                                                Michael P. French, Lourdes College                                                                       

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          

                                                Featured presentation                                                                                        

                                                  Celebrating tools that help us see and interact with text:

                                                  Painted literacy artifacts--Part II

                                                  Sarah Dowhower, Miami University of Ohio, Retired

 

10:15-11:30 AM          GROUP D SESSIONS

 

Osprey                    Journaling: Using authentic text to learn from each other

Deborah Ellermeyer, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

 

                                    Celebrating what children comprehend: Using a rubric for written retellings of narrative text

Joyce C. Fine, Florida International University

 

Reactor:     Helen Robbins, Florida International University

 

Pelican                   Book in a bag: The power of reader response

Jackie Greene, Florida Gulf Coast University

Linda Ray, Florida Gulf Coast University

 

                                    Mentoring novice teachers to improve rigor in texts, tasks, and talk

Sarah Little, Michigan State University

Erin Wibbens, Michigan State University

Randi Stanulus, Michigan State University

 

Reactor: TBA

 

Sandpiper             A Panel: Examining restructured schools and literacy practices

 

                                    Restructured literacy practices in a middle school corrective action

Susan Homan, University of South Florida

James R. King, University of South Florida

 

                                    Perceptions of teachers in the first year of school restructuring:

                                    Failure to make adequate yearly progress

   Sharon Moser, University of South Florida & Polk County (FL) Schools              

 

                                    Diverging paths: Longitudinal analysis of Florida's mandatory

                                    third-grade retention

Danielle Dennis, University of South Florida

Diane Kroeger, University of South Florida

James Welsh, University of South Florida

 

Reactor:     Janet Richards, University of South Florida

 

FRIDAY                  DECEMBER 10, 2010

FRIDAY                  DECEMBER 10, 2010

 

10:15-11:30 AM          GROUP D SESSIONS

 

Sundial II               A Panel:

                                    If Literacy is a Developmental Process, Then What Advances? How?

                                    How? And to What End?

                                    Mona W. Matthews, Georgia State University

                                    Bill Brozo, George Mason University

 

 

                                    Reactor:                                                                         TBA

 

11:45-1:15                         LUNCHEON        

                                    Introduction of Speaker: Cassaundra El-Amin

                                    Featured Presenter:  

                                    Shamele Jenkins

                                    Artistic Director of Lip, Tongue & Ear Poetry Productions

                                    Miami, Florida.

 

 

1:30-2:45 PM                GROUP E SESSIONS

 

Osprey                    The journey towards differentiated instruction in the preparation of texts for pr-eservice English majors' conceptual units

                                    Stephen Kroeger, University of Cincinnati

                                    Chet Laine, University of Cincinnati

                                    Karen Troup, University of Cincinnati

 

                                    Beyond basic story structure: Teachers use of content analysis to enhance student comprehension of narrative text

                                    Lynne D. Miller, Florida International University

 

                                    Reactor:     James King, University of South Florida

 

Pelican                   A Panel: What "The Talent Code" has to say about literacy instruction

                                    David Bishop, Northern Kentucky University

                                    Tammie L. Sherry, Northern Kentucky University

                                    Peggy Brennan, Newport Independent Schools

 

                                    Reactor:     Kimberly Code, Northern Kentucky University

 

Sandpiper             Ways of learning through literacy: Mexican American assimilation into rural America

                                    Kathy B. Grant, SUNY Plattsburgh

                                    Barbara Egan-Boespflug, SUNY Plattsburgh

 

                                    Vocabulary instruction and student writing: A review of literature

                                    Bridget Mahoney, University of South Florida

 

                                    Reactor:  TBA

 

FRIDAY                  DECEMBER 10, 2010

 

1:30-2:45 PM                GROUP E SESSIONS

 

Sundial II               A Problems Court: The changing culture of assessment: Using data as text

                                    Caryn M. King, Grand Valley State University

                                    Diana J. Quatroche, Indiana State University

                                    Donna Phillips, Niagara University                     

                                    Robin Erwin, Niagara University

 

                                    Reactor:  TBA

 

3:00-4:15                         CALL TO FORUM

Sundial I                 The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

                        by Donalyn Miller

 

                                    Moderators:

                                    David Bishop, Northern Kentucky University

                                    Sara Runge, Northern Kentucky University

                                    Chet Laine, University of Cincinnati

                                    Missy Laine, University of Cincinnati

                                                  

4:30-5:45 PM                BUSINESS MEETING – SUNDIAL I

 

SATURDAY           DECEMBER 11, 2010

 

8:00-9:00 AM                GRADUATE STUDENT MENTORING – SUNDIAL II

8:00-9:00 AM                RESEARCH EXCHANGE/PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT FOR ARF 2011 – SANDPIPER

 

9:15-10:30 AM             GROUP F SESSIONS

 

Osprey                    At the Movies: Look what they did to my favorite book!

                                    Karen Roadruck, Lourdes College

                                    Jennifer Fong, Lourdes College                             

                                    Christen Grime, Lourdes College

 

                                    Reactor:     Michael P. French, Lourdes College

 

Pelican                   Conventional behaviors: Writing conventions as learned behaviors

                                    Betty J. Herzhauser, University of South Florida

 

                                    Are we using the "right" traits?  A review of research and suggestions for practice                      

                                    Jenifer Jasinski Schneider, University of South Florida, Tampa

                                    Kathleen Alley, University of South Florida, Tampa

                                    Andrea Gelfuso, University of South Florida, Tampa          

                                    Betty J. Herzhauser, University of South Florida, Tampa

                                    Bridget Mahoney, University of South Florida, Tampa

                                    Barbara Peterson, University of South Florida, Tampa

                                    James Welsh, University of South Florida, Tampa               

                                  Reactor:     Jenifer Schneider, University of South Florida

 

 

SATURDAY            DECEMBER 11, 2010

 

9:15-10:30 AM               GROUP F SESSIONS

 

Sandpiper             Teach, assess, and recap: Modified "CLOZE" applications in the middle school reading classroom

                                    Mohammed Y. Darabie, Bowling Green State University

 

                                    Pre-Service Teachers’ Reflections as Text

                                    Chet Laine, University of Cincinnati

                                    Missy Laine, University of Cincinnati

 

                                    Reactor:        TBA

                         

Sundial II               Mentoring High School Students for Reading Success: A Good FIT in the Glades

                                    Philomena Marinaccio-Eckel, Florida Atlantic University

                                    Ernest Brewer, Florida Atlantic University

                                    Glen Thomas, Florida Atlantic University

                                    Jan Andrews, Florida Atlantic University

                                    Theresa Aloia, Florida Atlantic University

 

                                    Reactor:     TBA

 

10:45-12:00 PM          GENERAL SESSION

 

Sundial I                 Introduction of Featured Speaker            

                                    Michael P. French, Lourdes College         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

                                    Featured presentation                                    

                                    Celebrating the texts we use: What we know and how we know it - A reaction

                                    Nance S. Wilson, University of Central Florida

 

                                    Closing Remarks and Adjournment

 

 

 

NOTES:                                   THIS PROGRAM IS ACCURATE AS OF 11.9.2010.  ANY ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER CHANGES SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE FOLLOWING:

 

                          Michael P. French, Lourdes College

                          mfrench@lourdes.edu

                          419-824-3721

 

                          REACTORS ARE NEEDED FOR THOSE SESSIONS INDICATED “TBA.”  IF YOU WILL ARE INTERESTED IN BEING A REACTOR, PLEASE CONTACT MICHAEL FRENCH ABOVE.

 



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