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EDUC 6627 Foundations of Literacy: Welcome & Course Readings

Welcome to your course guide

Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6627 Required Course Readings


The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Bauer, E. B., & Arazi, J. (2011). Promoting literacy development for beginning English learners. The Reading Teacher, 64(5), 383–386.

David, J. L. (2010). Closing the vocabulary gap. Educational Leadership, 67(6), 85–86.

Duke, N. K., Caughlan, S., Juzwik, M. M., & Martin, N. M. (2012). Teaching genre with purpose. Educational Leadership, 69(6), 34–39.

Haslam-Odoardi, R. (2010). Gifted readers and libraries: A natural fit. Teacher Librarian, 37(3), 32–36.

Joshi, R. M., Binks, E., Hougen, M., Dahlgren, M. E., Ocker-Dean, E., & Smith, D. L. (2009). Why elementary teachers might be inadequately prepared to teach reading. Journal of Learning Disabilities, 42(5), 392–402.

Kohn, A. (2010). How to create nonreaders: Reflection on motivation, learning, and sharing power. English Journal, 100(1), 16–22.

Lamb, A. & Johnson, L. (2010). Divergent convergence part 1: Cross-genre, multi-platform, transmedia experiences in school libraries. Teacher Librarian, 37(5), 76–81.

Lewis, L. L., Kim, Y. A., & Bey, J. A. (2011). Teaching practices and strategies to involve inner-city parents at home and in the school. Teaching and Teacher Education, 27(1), 221–234.

Luck, S. A. (2010). Accelerated reader: The controversy continues—a literature review of the effectiveness of accelerated reader in increasing reading achievement and student motivation. Illinois Reading Council Journal, 38(2), 3–9.

Manyak, P. C. (2010). Vocabulary instruction for English learners: Lessons from MCVIP. The Reading Teacher, 64(2), 143–146.

Moats, L. (2009). Knowledge foundations for teaching reading and spelling. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 22(4), 379–399.

Ogle, D., & Correa-Kovtun, A. (2010). Supporting English-language learners and struggling readers in content literacy with the “partner reading and content, too” routine. Reading Teacher, 63(7), 532–542.

St. George, C. Y. (2010). How can elementary teachers collaborate more effectively with parents to support student literacy learning? The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 76(2), 32–38.

Stauffer, S. M. (2009). Summer reading incentives: Positive or pernicious? Children & Libraries, 7(2), 53–55

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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