Belated congratulations to two of the faculty in the School of Education for their successful 2010 Sterne Library grants!
Dr. Linda Searby was awarded a Sterne Library grant for the purpose of adding resources to the Sterne Library collections on the topic of mentoring. Most of these resources have arrived at the Sterne Library, all of which are listed on the Mentoring Research Guide. In addition, this research guide lists journal articles, dissertations, audiovisual resources, associations, and websites.
Dr. Kathleen Martin also was awarded a Sterne Library grant for the subject area of reading and literacy. The addition of the following books was made possible by this grant:
- Approaching difficulties in literacy development: Assessment, pedagogy and programmes
- Beyond decoding: The behavioral and biological foundations of reading comprehension
- Contemporary perspectives on reading and spelling
- Explaining reading: A resource for teaching concepts, skills, and strategies
- Finding the right texts: What works for beginning and struggling readers
- Handbook of research on reading comprehension
- Literacy tutoring that works: A look at successful in-school, after-school and summer programs
- Reading more, reading better
- Understanding difficulties in literacy development: Issues and concepts
- Why cant u teach me 2 read: Three students and a mayor put our schools to the test
- 21st century literacy: If we are scripted, are we literate?
- Assessing new literacies: Perspectives from the classroom
- Bridge to literacy: No child–or adult– left behind
- Cambridge handbook of literacy
- Changing literacies for changing times: An historical perspective on the future of reading research, public policy, and classroom practices
- Constructing development: Civil society and literacy in a time of globalization
- Designing socially just learning communities: Critical literacy education across the lifespan
- Literacy and learning: Reflections on writing, reading, and society
- Multimedia and literacy development: Improving achievement for young learners
- Toward a literacy of promise: Joining the African American struggle