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Publications

Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., Castek, J., Hartman, D., Henry, L.A., & Reinking, D. (in press). Research on instruction and assessment in the new literacies of online reading comprehension. In Cathy Collins Block, Sherri Parris, & Peter Afflerbach (Eds.). Comprehension instruction: Research-based best practices. New York: Guilford Press.
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The New Literacies Research Team (2007). New literacies, new challenges, and new opportunities. In M. B. Sampson, S. Szabo, F. Falk-Ross, M. M. Foote & P. E. Linder (Eds.) Multiple literacies in the 21st century: The twenty-eighth yearbook of the College Reading Association. Logan, UT: College Reading Association.

Leu, D. J., Zawilinski, L., Castek, J., Banerjee, M., Housand, B., Liu, Y., and O’Neil. M (2007). What is new about the new literacies of online reading comprehension? In L. Rush, J. Eakle, & A. Berger, (Eds.). Secondary school literacy: What research reveals for classroom practices. (37-68). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English. Download for Personal Use Only

Leu, D.J. (2006). New literacies, reading research, and the challenges of change: A Deictic perspective. (NRC Presidential Address). In J. Hoffman, D. Schallert, C. M. Fairbanks, J. Worthy, & B. Maloch (Eds.) The 55th Yearbook of the National Reading Conference. (1-20). Milwaukee, WI: National Reading Conference. Video available: http://www.newliteracies.uconn.edu/nrc/don_leu_2005.html

Conference Presentations and Proposals

November 30, 2007 Austin, TX
National Reading Conference TICA Symposium

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Reinking, D., & Castek, J. (2007, November). Developing Internet comprehension to adolescents who are at risk to become fropouts: A three-year IES research grant. Paper presented at the National Reading Conference. Austin, TX.
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Coiro, J., Castek, J., & Henry, L. A. (2007, November). A closer look at measures of online reading achievement and school engagement with seventh graders in economically challenged school districts. Paper presented at the 57th Annual National Reading Conference. Austin, TX.
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Zawilinski, L. et al. (2007, Novemeber). Toward a taxonomy of online reading comprehension strategies. Paper presented at the 57th Annual National Reading Conference. Austin, TX.
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Reinking, D., Rogers, A., Robbins, K. (2007, November) Conducting a formative experiment. Paper presented at the 57th Annual National Reading Conference. Austin, TX.
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April 2007 AERA Chicago, IL
Leu, D.J., Reinking, D., Carter, A., Castek, J., Coiro, J., Henry, L., Malloy, J., Robbins, K., Rogers, A., Zawilinski, L.. (2007, April). Defining Online Reading comprehension: Using think aloud verbal protocols to refine a preliminary model of internet reading comprehension processes. Paper presented at The American Educational Research Association. Chicago, IL The full paper with links to videos of online think alouds is available online

Rogers, A. (2007, April). Internet Writing and At-Risk Students: Reconstructing or Deconstructing Traditional Regimes of Truth? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association, Chicago, Illinois.

May 12, 2007 Toronto Canada
Leu, D. J. (2007, May). What happened when we weren’t looking? How reading comprehension has changed and what we need to do about it. Invited keynote address to the Research Conference of the International Reading Association. Toronto, Canada.

May 1, 2007
Leu, D. J. ( 2007, May). How the nature of reading has changed in an online world and what we need to do about it. Invited keynote address to the Virginia State Board of Education Policy Summit. Closing the Achievement Gap: A focus on adolescent literacy. Richmond, VA.

March 2007
Leu, D. J. ( 2007, March) New Literacies for New Times: Preparing our Students for the 21st Century. Keynote delivered to the Massachusetts State Reading Association. Sturbridge, MA.

December 2006 National Reading Conference
New Literacies Research Team* (2006, December). Thinking about thinking: Methods for
studying the new literacies of online reading comprehension. Research Methodology
Series: Methodological considerations in research on or involving technology. National
Reading Conference. Los Angeles, California. *Including: Castek, J., Coiro, J., Hartman,
D., Henry, L.A., & Leu, D.J., & Zawilinski, L.

Carter, A., & Henry, L.A. (2006, December). A survey of Internet usage and online reading: Inschool and out-of-school settings. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Reading Conference. Los Angeles, California.

Henry, L.A. (2006, December). What reading demands does searching on the Internet require?A review of the literature. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National ReadingConference. Los Angeles, California.

May 3, 2006 - Chicago, Illinois
A symposium presentation at the annual convention of the International Reading Association (IRA). Engaging All Students in the New Literacies of Online 
Reading Comprehension: What Do We Know? What Should We Teach? How 
Should We Teach?

Coiro, J. (2006, May). How Can We Use Camtasia to Assess AND Teach Strategic Comprehension on the Internet? In Leu, D. & Reinking, D. (Chairs). Engaging All Students in The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: What Do We Know? What Should We Teach? How Should We Teach? Research poster to be presented at the International Reading Association, Chicago, IL.

Henry, L.A. (2006, December). What reading demands does searching on the Internet require?A review of the literature. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Reading Conference. Los Angeles, California.

April 2006 American Educational Research Association
Henry, L.A., Mills, C., Rogers, A., & Witte, J. (2006, April). Developing Internet reading
comprehension strategies among adolescents at risk to become school dropouts.
Structured poster session: An online survey of Internet use among adolescents at risk of
dropping out of school. American Educational Research Association annual conference.
San Francisco, California.

Reinking, D.P., & Henry, L.A. (2006, April). Developing Internet reading
comprehension strategies among adolescents at risk to become school dropouts.
Structured poster session: Methodological issues in studying Internet-based reading
comprehension. American Educational Research Association annual conference. San
Francisco, California.

May 3, 2006 Chicago, Illinois

Coiro, J. (2006, May). Preparing for New Literacies: Empowering Educators with New Models of Professional Development. Paper to be presented at the Preconference Technology Session at the International Reading Association, Chicago, IL.

Castek, J., Leu, D.J., Coiro, J., Hartman, D., & Henry, L.A. (2006, May). The changing nature ofonline reading comprehension: Examining effects of Internet reciprocal teaching on
adolescent’s acquisition of new literacies and content knowledge in science. International
Reading Association annual convention. Chicago, Illinois.

December, 2005 National Reading Conference

Coiro, J. (2005, December). Psychometric properties of two instruments designed to measure online reading comprehension. In Leu, D. (Chair). New literacies for learning. Paper to be presented at the National Reading Conference, Miami, FL.

Coiro, J. (2005, December). Scaffolding Readers on the Internet: Pairing Assessment and Instruction of Online Reading Comprehension. In Dalton, B. (Chair), Scaffolding readers on the web: Customizing comprehension and assessment experiences for diverse learners. Paper to be presented at the National Reading Conference, Miami, FL.

Henry, L.A. (2005, December). The role of prior knowledge and topic interest when searchingfor information with middle school students. Symposium: Searching on the Internet: Anexploration of Internet inquiry process in grades 3-9. National Reading Conference.Miami, Florida.

Technical Reports

Leu, D. J. (January 5, 2007). Expanding the reading literacy framework of PISA 2009 to include online reading comprehension. A white paper commissioned by the PISA 2009 Reading Expert Group of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Service. Available at: http://www.newliteracies.uconn.edu/pub_files/Expanding_the_reading_literacy_framework_of_PISA_2009.pdf

Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 10-C (Research Report No. 1): Click here for PDF File
New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006).
Storrs: University of Connecticut, New Literacies Research Lab. *Including: Castek, J., Coiro, J., Henry, L.A., Lentini, A., & Leu, D.J. at the University of Connecticut. †Including: Carter, A., Malloy, J., Mills, C., Reinking, D., Rogers, A., & Witte, J. at Clemson University.

Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 06-C (Research Report No. 2): Click here for PDF File
New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Storrs: University of Connecticut, New Literacies Research Lab. *Including: Castek, J., Coiro, J., Henry, L.A., Lentini, A., & Leu, D.J. at the University of Connecticut. †Including: Carter, A., Malloy, J., Mills, C., Reinking, D., Rogers, A., & Witte, J. at Clemson University.

Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 04-C (Research Report No. 3): Click here for PDF File
New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Storrs: University of Connecticut, New Literacies Research Lab. *Including: Castek, J., Coiro, J., Henry, L.A., Lentini, A., & Leu, D.J. at the University of Connecticut. †Including: Carter, A., Malloy, J., Mills, C., Reinking, D., Rogers, A., & Witte, J. at Clemson University.

Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 01-C (Research Report No. 4): Click here for PDF File
New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Storrs: University of Connecticut, New Literacies Research Lab. *Including: Castek, J., Coiro, J., Henry, L.A., Lentini, A., & Leu, D.J. at the University of Connecticut. †Including: Carter, A., Malloy, J., Mills, C., Reinking, D., Rogers, A., & Witte, J. at Clemson University.

Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 03-C and 05-C (Research Report No. 5): Click here for PDF File
New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Storrs: University of Connecticut, New Literacies Research Lab. *Including: Castek, J., Coiro, J., Henry, L.A., Lentini, A., & Leu, D.J. at the University of Connecticut. †Including: Carter, A., Malloy, J., Mills, C., Reinking, D., Rogers, A., & Witte, J. at Clemson University.

Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 02-C (Research Report No. 6): Click here for PDF File Click here for PDF File
New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Storrs: University of Connecticut, New Literacies Research Lab. *Including: Castek, J., Coiro, J., Henry, L.A., Lentini, A., & Leu, D.J. at the University of Connecticut. †Including: Carter, A., Malloy, J., Mills, C., Reinking, D., Rogers, A., & Witte, J. at Clemson University.

Internet Reading Research Group & New Literacies Research Team (2006). (TICA Research Report No. 7): Click here for PDF File
Survey of Internet use and online reading. University of Connecticut.

Results summary report from What Seventh Graders Say About Reading Online: Informing Pedagogy (Research Report No. 8): Click here for PDF File

Results summary report from the Year Two Work on the TICA Project: Findings of a Formaitve Investigation of Internet Reciprocal Teaching (Research Report No. 9): Click here for PDF File

Results summary report from the Year 2 Formative Experiment: Report of Findings from Reston Middle School (Research Report No. 10): Click here for PDF File

 

Fall 2005 Newsletter (Volume 1, Number 1): Click here for PDF file

 

 

 

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