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Title Literacy processes : cognitive flexibility in learning and teaching / edited by Kelly B. Cartwright ; foreword by Gedeon O. Deák.

Published New York : Guilford, [2008]
©2008

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  428.4019 LITE {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I Theoretical Foundations -- 1 Introduction to Literacy Processes: Cognitive Flexibility in Learning and Teaching / Kelly B. Cartwright 3 -- 2 Cognitive and Representational Development in Children / Bruce D. Homer, Elizabeth O. Hayward 19 -- 3 Cognitive and Representational Development in Adults / Jan D. Sinnott 42 -- Part II Flexibility in Word-Level Processes -- 4 Role of Representational Ability in the Development of Phonological Awareness in Preschool Children / M. Jeffrey Farrar, Sylvia Ashwell 71 -- 5 Developing Cognitive Flexibility in Word Reading among Beginning and Struggling Readers / Irene W. Gaskins 90 -- 6 Flexibility in Word Reading: Multiple Levels of Representations, Complex Mappings, Partial Similarities, and Cross-Modality Connections / Virginia W. Berninger, William E. Nagy 114 -- 7 Graphophonological-Semantic Flexibility: Contributions to Skilled Reading across the Lifespan / Kelly B. Cartwright, Melinda D. Hodgkiss, Marisa C. Isaac 142 -- Part III Flexibility in Comprehension Processes -- 8 An Invitation to Study Professionals Reading Professional-Level Texts: A Window on Exceptionally Complex, Flexible Reading / Michael Pressley, Mary Lundeberg 165 -- 9 Flexible Use of Comprehension Monitoring Strategies: Investigating What a Complex Reading Framework Might Look Like / Susan E. Israel 188 -- 10 Content-Area Reading/Learning: Flexibility in Knowledge Acquisition / Cynthia Hynd Shanahan, Timothy Shanahan 208 -- 11 Fluent Reading and the Representation of Texts / Betty Ann Levy, W. Matthew Collins 234 -- Part IV Flexibility in Instructional Practice -- 12 Impact of Flexibility on Vocabulary and Comprehension Development / Sheri R. Parris, Cathy Collins Block 257 -- 13 Flexibility and Developmental Coordination: Keys to Negotiating Beginning Reading Materials / Heidi Anne E. Mesmer 278 -- 14 Teaching Flexibility?: Possibilities and Challenges / Dixie Massey 300 -- 15 Using Technology to Teach Flexibility through Peer Discussion / Nicola Yuill, Lucinda Kerawalla, Darren Pearce, Rose Luckin, Amanda Harris 320 -- 16 Dynamics of Flexibility in Effective Literacy Teaching / Ruth Wharton-McDonald 342 -- 17 Concluding Reflections: What Can We Learn from Considering Implications of Representational Development and Flexibility for Literacy Teaching and Learning? / Kelly B. Cartwright 359.
Summary "The volume begins by reviewing the foundations of cognitive flexibility, its relationship to literacy learning, and its development across the lifespan. Chapters then delve into specific literacy processes, such as phonemic awareness, word recognition, and comprehension. For example, contributors elucidate how good readers simultaneously manage information about the sounds of different words, the letters they comprise, and the meanings they convey. Less skilled readers, on the other hand, exhibit an inflexible focus on one or a few aspects of these tasks. Translating research into practice, the book probes the implications for improving children's educational outcomes. Integrating dynamic areas of research that have often remained disparate, this clearly organized volume provides essential knowledge and tools for reading researchers, teacher educators, educational psychologists, and reading specialists. It may serve as a text in graduate-level courses on reading processes or the psychology of reading."--BOOK JACKET.
Other author Cartwright, Kelly B.
Subject Reading.
Reading, Psychology of.
Constructivism (Education)
Variant Title Cognitive flexibility in learning and teaching.
ISBN 9781593856540 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1593856547 (hbk. : alk. paper)