Theoretical models and processes of reading, Volume 1

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Robert B. Ruddell, Norman Unrau
International Reading Association, 2004 - Education - 1728 pages
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Robert Ruddell is Professor Emeritus of the Language, Literacy, and Culture Faculty Group at the University of California at Berkeley. He has taught a wide range of courses in reading and language development and directed the Advanced Reading-Language Leadership Program. Professor Ruddell has successfully combined his work in public schools with his university teaching and research. He has worked with teachers in schools both in the inner city and in rural areas. He has lectured and conducted workshops for teachers in each of the fifty states, as well as in England, Sweden, Germany, Australia, Canada, and the Ivory Coast. Professor Ruddell is the recipient of the International Reading Association's William S. Gray Citation of Merit, recognizing lifetime achievement and leadership contributions to the field of reading and literacy development. He also received the Oscar S. Causey Research Award from the National Reading Conference recognizing his research on effective and influential literacy teachers. He has received the Crystal Apple award from the California Reading Association for his teaching and research work, has been President of the International Reading Association's Reading Hall of Fame and has served on the IRA Board of Directors. Professor Ruddell is author of the fourth edition of the widely used literacy methods text "Teaching Children to Read and Write: Becoming an Effective Literacy Teacher "(2006)," "He is senior editor (with Normal Unrau) of "Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading," now in its fifth edition (2004). His articles have appeared in "The Reading Teacher" and "Language Arts "as well as in a variety of research journals and yearbooks. Dr. Ruddell'sresearch and teaching interests are focused on the development of children's word identification skills, comprehension and critical thinking, reader engagement and motivation, and the study of effective and influential teachers. He can be contacted at .

NORMAN J. UNRAU is a professor of education in the Charter School of Education at California State University, Los Angeles, where he prepares teachers for service in urban middle and secondary schools. Many of the perspectives and strategies set out in Thoughtful Teachers, Thoughtful Learners were created, developed and applied in the high school classrooms where he taught for 25 years. He received his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, and is editor of the International Reading Association's Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.

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