Second Edition   ©2014

Teaching Developmental Reading

Historical, Theoretical, and Practical Background Readings

Sonya Armstrong , Norman A. Stahl (Northern Illinois University) , Hunter R. Boylan (Appalachian State University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4576-5895-X; ISBN-13: 978-1-4576-5895-2; Format: Paper Text, 528 pages

Curated collection of developmental reading, as well as classic and foundational texts

The second edition of Teaching Developmental Reading offers readings ranging from the historical foundations of the field to the latest scholarship in developmental reading. Arranged thematically, each section features an introduction contextualizing the readings, as well as headnotes for every article. The articles provide different perspectives on topics of special interest to developmental reading instructors, and the collection offers a mix of historical, theoretical, and practical works. The editors also provide a list of additional professional resources, including a list of journals that cover college developmental reading scholarship, as well as descriptions of professional organizations that support those interested in college reading and learning instruction.
"This book will serve as an excellent resource to all those who are involved in developmental reading programs, be they instructors, researchers, evaluators, directors, or foundations, because the book contains the historical perspective, sound theory, current research, and trends for the future."

—Sheila Nicholson, Texas State University, San Marcos