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Edited Books

 

Selected Journal Articles and Book Chapters

2015

  • Leu, D.J., Forzani, E., Rhoads, C., Maykel, C., Kennedy, C., & Timbrell, N. (2015). The new literacies of online research and comprehension: Rethinking the reading achievement gap. Reading Research Quarterly, 50(1). 1-23. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. doi: 10.1002/rrq.85. Available at: http://www.edweek.org/media/leu%20online%20reading%20study.pdf

                Articles about this study appeared in:

The New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/us/academic-skills-on-web-are-tied-to-income-level.html;

Education Week: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2014/09/online_reading_achievement_gap_leu.html; and

District Administration: http://www.districtadministration.com/article/study-large-online-literacy-achievement-gap-exists

  • Leu, D.J., Forzani, E., & Kennedy, C (2015). Income inequality and the online reading achievement gap: Teaching our way to success with online research and comprehension. The Reading Teacher. 68. 422-27. Newark, DE: International Literacy Association.

2014

  • Kulikowich, J. M., Cui, W., Liu, C., & Leu, D. J. (2014, Spring-Summer). Reliability and validity of online problem solving multiple-choice scores. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Leu, D. J. (2014). Foreword. Literacy 2.0. by Denise Johnson. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Leu, D. J. (2014). Foreword. Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings: Student Perceptions and Experiences Edited by Clif Mims and Rebecca Anderson, New York: IGI Global.
  • Leu, D. J. (2014). Foreword. Using Technology to Improve Reading and Learning by Colin Harrison, Jill Castek, and Bernadette Dwyer. Huntington Beach, CA: Shell Publishers.
  • Leu, D. J., Forzani, E., Rhoads, C., Maykel, C., Kennedy, C., & Timbrell, N. (2014). The new literacies of online research and comprehension: Rethinking the reading achievement gap. Manuscript submitted for review. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D.J., Kiili, C., & Forzani, E. (in press). Individual differences in the new literacies of online research and comprehension. To appear in: Afflerbach, P. (Ed.) Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading: Reader, Text, and Context. New York: Routledge. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D. J., Kulikowich, J. M., Sedransk, N., Cui, W., Liu, C., & Coiro, J. (2014, Spring-Summer). Complexity and dimensionality of online research and comprehension: Implications for teaching and assessment practices in 21st literacy. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Leu, D.J., Slomp, D., Zawilinski, L., & Corrigan, J. (in press). Writing from a new literacy lens. In Charles A. MacArthur, Steve Graham, Jill Fitzgerald (Eds.) Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition. New York: Guilford Press. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D.J., Zawilinski, L., Forzani, E., & Timbrell, N. (in press). Best practices in new literacies and the new literacies of online research and comprehension. In Morrow, L.M. & Gambrell, L. B. (Eds.) Best practices in literacy instruction. 5th Edition. New York: Guilford Press. Download for personal use only.

2013

  • Forzani, E. (2013). Teaching digital literacies for the Common Core: What Results from new assessments tell us. The Connecticut Reading Association Journal, 1(4), 12-17. Download for personal use only.
  • Forzani, E. & Maykel, C. (2013). Evaluating Connecticut Students’ Ability to Critically Evaluate Online Information. CARReader, 10, 23-37. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D.J., Forzani, E., Burlingame, C., Kulikowich, J. Sedransk, N., Coiro, J., & Kennedy, C. (2013). The new literacies of online research and comprehension: Assessing and preparing students for the 21st century with common core state standards. In Neuman, S. B. & Gambrell, L.B. (Eds.), Massey, C. (Assoc. Ed.) (2013). Reading instruction in the age of common core standards. (pp. 219-236). Newark, DE: International Reading Association. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D.J., Forzani, E., & Kennedy, C. (2013). Providing classroom leadership in new literacies: Preparing students for their future. In Shelley B. Wepner, Dorothy S. Strickland, and Diana Quatroche, Editors. The Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs, 5th edition. (pp. 200-213). New York: Teachers College Press. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D. J., Kinzer, C. K., Coiro, J., Castek, J., Henry, L. A. (2013). New literacies: A dual level theory of the changing nature of literacy, instruction, and assessment. In Alvermann, D.E., Unrau, N.J., & Ruddell, R.B. (Eds.). (2013). Theoretical models and processes of reading (6th ed.). (pp. 1150-1181). Newark, DE: International Reading Association. Available at: http://www.reading.org/Libraries/books/IRA-710-chapter42.pdf

2012

  • Forzani, E. & Leu, D. J. (2012). New literacies for new learners. The Educational Forum, 76(4). 421-424. Download for personal use only.
  • Kiili, C., Laurinen, L., Marttunen, M., & Leu, D. J. (2012). Working on understanding during collaborative online reading. Journal of Literacy Research. 44(4). 448-483. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications. doi: 10.1177/1086296X12457166. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D.J., Everett-Cacopardo, H., Zawilinski, L., McVerry, J.G., O’Byrne, W. I. (2012). The new literacies of online reading comprehension. C.A. Chapelle, (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. (pp. 4239-4247). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D. J. & Forzani, E. (2012). New literacies in a Web 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, …∞ world. Research in the Schools 19(1). 75-81. Download for personal use only.
  • Teale, W. H., Lyons, K., Gambrell, L., Zolt, N., Olien, R., & Leu, D. (2012). An online learning community as support for at-risk students’ literacy growth: Findings, implications, and challenges. In A. Shamir & O. Korat (Eds.), Technology for literacy achievement in children at risk. (pp. 141-156). Dordecht, Netherlands: Springer.

2011

  • Castek, J., Zawilinski, L., McVerry, G., O’Byrne, I., & Leu, D. J. (2011). The new literacies of online reading comprehension: New opportunities and challenges for students with learning difficulties. In C. Wyatt-Smith, J. Elkins, & S. Gunn (Eds.) Multiple perspectives on difficulties in learning literacy and numeracy (91-110). New York, NY: Springer.
  • Leu, D.J., McVerry, J.G., O’Byrne, W. I., Kiili, C., Zawilinski, L. Everett-Cacopardo, H., Kennedy, C., & Forzani, E. (2011). The new literacies of online reading comprehension: Expanding the literacy and learning curriculum. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 55(1). 5-14. International Reading Association. doi:10.1598/JAAL.55.1.1 Download for personal use only.

2010

  • Castek, J., Coiro, J., Hartman, D. K., Henry, L. A., Leu, D. J., Zawilinski, L. (2010). Thinking about our future as researchers: New Literacies, New challenges, and new opportunities. Reprinted in W. M. Linek, D. D. Massey, E. G. Sturtevant, L. Cochran, B. McClanahan, & M. B. Sampson (Eds.), College Reading Association Legacy: A Celebration of 50 Years of Literacy Leadership. Volume II. (875-894). Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers: St. Cloud, MN.
  • Leu, D. J. (2010). Foreward. In E. Baker (Ed.). The New Literacies: Multiple Perspectives on Research and Practice. New York: The Guilford Press.
  • Leu, D.J., Jr., Kinzer, C.K., Coiro, J., Cammack, D. (2010). Toward a theory of new literacies emerging from the Internet and other information and communication technologies. In R.B. Ruddell & N. Unrau (Eds.), Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading, Fifth Edition (1568-1611). International Reading Association: Newark, DE. (Reprinted in J. Cobb & M. K. Kallus (Ed.) Historical, theoretical, and sociological foundations of reading in the United States. Pearson: Boston, MA.
  • Malloy, J. A., Castek, J. M., Leu, D. J. (2010). Silent reading and online reading comprehension. In Elfrieda H. Hiebert & D. Ray Reutzel (Eds.). Revisiting silent reading: New directions for teachers and researchers. International Reading Association: Newark, DE.

2009

  • Leu, D. J. (2009). Foreword. In D. Fisher and N. Frey. Background Knowledge: The Missing Piece of the Comprehension Puzzle. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
  • Leu, D. J., O’Byrne, W. I., Zawilinski, L., McVerry, J. G., & Everett-Cacopardo, H. (2009). Expanding the new literacies conversation. Educational Researcher, 38, 264-269. Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D. J., McVerry, J. G., O’Bryne, W. I., Zawilinski, L., Castek, J., & Hartman, D. K. (2009). The new literacies of online reading comprehension and the irony of no child left behind: Students who require our assistance the most, actually receive it the least. In L. M. Morrow, R. Rueda, & Di. Lapp (Eds). Handbook of research on literacy instruction. New York: Guilford. Download for personal use only.
  • McVerry, J.G., Zawilinski, L., & O’Byrne, W. I. (2009). Internet Reciprocal Teaching: Navigating the C’s of change. Educational Leadership. Appears at:: http://ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/sept09/vol67/num01/Navigating_the_Cs_of_Change.aspx
  • Zawilinski, L. (2009). HOT Blogging: A Framework for Blogging to Promote Higher Order Thinking. Reading Teacher. 62(8), 650 – 661. Download for personal use only.

2008

  • Coiro, J., Knobel, M., Lankshear, C., & Leu, D. J. (2008). Central issues in new literacies and new literacies research. In J. Coiro, M. Knobel, C. Lankshear, and D. J. Leu. The handbook of research on new literacies. (1-22). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. (Author order determined alphabetically.)
  • Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., Castek, J., Hartman, D., Henry, L. A., & Reinking, D. (2008). Research on instruction and assessment in the new literacies of online reading comprehension. In C. Collins Block, S.Parris, & P. Afflerbach (Eds.). Comprehension instruction: Research-based best practices. New York: Guilford Press. Download for personal use only.

2007

  • Coiro, J. & Dobler, B. Coiro, J., & Dobler, E. (2007). Exploring the online reading comprehension strategies used by sixth-grade skilled readers to search for and locate information on the Internet. Reading Research Quarterly. 42, 214-257. Download for personal use only.
  • Kara-Soteriou, J., Zawilinski & L., Henry, L. (2007). Children’s books and technology in the classroom: a dynamic combo for supporting the writing workshop. The Reading Teacher, 60 (7), 698-707.
  • Leu, D. J., Zawilinski, L., Castek, J., Banerjee, M., Housand, B., Liu, Y., et al. (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. Companion website available at: http://www.newliteracies.uconn.edu/reading.htmlDownload chapter for personal use only.
  • Leu, D.J., & Zawilinski, L. (2007). The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: New England Reading Association Journal, 43(1), 1-7.
  • McVerry, J. G. (2007). Forums and Functions of Threaded Discussions. New England Reading Association, 43(1), 79-85. Download for personal use only.
  • McVerry, J.G. (2007). Power of Posting Poetry: Teaching New Literacies. Language Arts Journal of Michigan ,23(1), 51-56.

 

Presentations

2014

  • Forzani, E. Leu, D., Kulikowich, J., Sedransk, N., Coiro, J. (April 2014). The Effects of Teacher Factors on Students’ Ability to Critically Evaluate Online information. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Leu, D. J. (April 21, 2014). Online Research and Comprehension Assessments, Invited address at the University of Jyavaskyla, Finland.
  • Leu, D. J. (April 11, 2014). iRead, iThink, iComprehend, and iConnect with Other Students Around the World: Bring on New Literacies! Keynote address to the Massachusetts Reading Association.
  • Leu, D. J., Kennedy, C., & Timbrell, N. (March 6, 2014). New Literacies and the ORCA assessments, Friday Institute, North Carolina State University.
  • Leu, D. J., Kulikowich, J. M., Sedransk, N., Coiro, J., Liu, C., Cui, W., Forzani, E., Kennedy, C., & Maykel, C. (April 4, 2014). The ORCA Project: Designing Technology-based Assessments for Online Research, Comprehension, And Communication, American Educational Research Association. Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1lBLCTWfJ1MZm0zeFA0NVlwZk0/edit?usp=sharing

2013

  • Forzani, E. & Maykel, C. (2013, October). Teaching Critical Evaluation of Online Information for Common Core. Presented at the annual Connecticut Reading Association Conference. Cromwell, CT.
  • Forzani, E., Maykel, C., & Kennedy, C. (December 2013). How Well Do Students Judge Their Ability to Critically Evaluate Online Information?: Results from an Internet Use Survey and an Online Reading Comprehension Assessment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, TX.
  • Kulikowich, J. M., Leu, D., Sedransk, N., Forzani, E., Kennedy, C., & Maykel, C. (2013, December). Optimizing designs of online literacy assessment: A contextual approach. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, Dallas, TX
  • Leu, D. J., (December 4, 2013) New Literacies and the ORCA assessment. Keynote address to the Literacy Research Association. Hartford, CT.
  • Leu, D. J., (November 14, 2013). New Literacies and the ORCA assessments. Keynote address to the American Association of School Librarians.
  • Leu, D. J., (November 12, 2013) The Common Core Classroom: New Literacies for New Times. Keynote address to the Alpha Upsilon Alpha Honor Society, Framingham State University.
  • Leu, D. J., (October 29, 2013) The Common Core Classroom: New Literacies for New Times, Keynote address to the New York State Reading Association.
  • Leu, D.J. (October 24, 2013). Evaluating the Practicality of Online Research and Comprehension Assessments. Address to the Governing Board of the Regional Educational Lab – New England and Islands. Providence, RI.
  • Leu, D. J., (October 19, 2013) iRead, iThink, iComprehend: Bring on the New Literacies and CCSS! Keynote address to the Kentucky State Reading Conference.).
  • Leu, D. J., “Online Research and Comprehension Assessment: How Connecticut Students in Rich and Poor School Districts Perform on New Aspects of the Common Core State Standards.” State of Connecticut Assessment Conference. (August 18, 2013).
  • Leu, D.J. (August 8, 2013). New Literacies of Online Research and Comprehension: Reading with a Lens to the Past as Well as a Lens to the Future. Keynote address to the 18th European Reading Conference. Jönköping, Sweden.
  • Leu, D. J., Forzani, E., Maykel, C., Kennedy, C., & Timbrell, N. (October 17, 2013). Preparing Our Students in New Ways for New Times: Teaching, Performance-based Assessments, and New Literacies In An Era of Common Core. Keynote address to the Connecticut Reading Association Conference. Cromwell, CT.

2012

  • Forzani, E., & Burlingame, C. (2012, December). Evaluating Representative State Samples of Seventh-Grade Students’ Ability to Critically Evaluate Online Information. Paper presented at the 62nd Annual Conference of the Literacy Research Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Leu, D. J. (October 30, 2012). The Common Core Classroom: New Literacies for New Times. Keynote address at the 7th Annual Commonweal Leadership Forum. Rockville, MD.
  • Leu, D. J. (October 29, 2012). The Common Core Classroom: New Literacies for New Times. Keynote address to the New York State Reading Association. Liverpool, NY
  • Leu, D. J. (August 18, 2012). Online Research and Comprehension Assessment: How Connecticut Students in Rich and Poor School Districts Perform on New Aspects of the Common Core State Standards. Keynote address at the State of Connecticut Assessment Conference. Cromwell, CT.
  • Leu, D. J. (July 30, 2012). The New Literacies of Online Information and Communication. Keynote address at the Massachusetts Department of Education’s New Literacies Summer Institute. Cambridge, MA.
  • Leu, D. J. (July 11, 2012). Three Recent Lines of Work in New Literacies: Theory, Assessment, Research. Lecture at the University of Wollongong. Wollongong, Australia.
  • Leu, D. J. (July 8, 2012). Preparing Students for Their Literacy and Learning Future: The New Literacies of Online Information and Communication. Keynote address to the Australian Literacy Educators Association. Sydney, Australia.
  • Leu, D. J. (May 15, 2012). Online Research and Comprehension Assessment: The ORCA Project. IES Predoctoral Interdisciplinary Research Training Grant. Penn State University.
  • Leu, D. J., (April 29, 2012). “New Literacies for New Times and with New Learners,” International Reading Association.
  • Leu, D. J., (April 15, 2012). “Application of Natural Language Processing Techniques in Reading Assessments,”American Educational Research Association.
  • Leu, D. J., (April 14, 2012). “The Role of Educative Curriculum Materials in Supporting Science Teaching Practices With English Language Learners,” American Educational Research Association.
  • Leu, D. J., (March 29, 2012).”New Literacies for New Times,” Maryland State Reading Association.
  • Leu, D. J., (March 2, 2012). “Text Complexity and Common Core State Standards,” Common Core State Standards Text Complexity Summit.
  • Leu, D. J., (February 23, 2012). “The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension and Learning: Preparing for Common Core State Standards,” South Carolina State Reading Conference.
  • Leu, D. J., (January 19, 2012) “New Literacies and Connecticut’s Students,” Connecticut Advisory Council for Teachers and the Connecticut Advisory Council for Administrators – Joint Meeting.
  • Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., Forzani, E. & Burlingame, C., Hillinger, M., & Kennedy, C. (2012, December). ORCA-Open features and methods. Poster series presented in Leu, D. J. (Chair), Online research and comprehension assessments (ORCA): Exploring multiple formats for evaluating the new literacies of online reading comprehension. Alternative session presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., Kulikowich, J. M., & Cui, W. (2012, November). Using the psychometric characteristics of multiple-choice, Open Internet, and Closed (Simulated) Internet formats to refine the development of online research and comprehension assessments in science: Year Three of the ORCA Project. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Literacy Research Association, San Diego, CA.
  • Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., Kulikowich, J., Sedransk, N., Everett-Cacapardo, H., McVerry, G., O’Byrne, I., Hillinger, M., Zawilinski, L., Kennedy, C., Forzani, E, & Burlingame, C. (2012, April). Developing three formats for assessing online reading comprehension: The ORCA Project Year 3. Roundtable presented the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, CA.
  • Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., Kulikowich, J., Sedransk, N., Everett-Cacapardo, H., McVerry, G., O’Byrne, I., Hillinger, M., Zawilinski, L., Kennedy, C., Forzani, E, & Burlingame, C. (2012, April). An initial study of online reading and Internet research ability in rich and poor school districts: Do the rich get richer and the poor get poorer? Roundtable presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, CA.

2011

  • Coiro, J., Zawilinski, L. (April, 2011). Using Cognitive Labs to Refine Item Design for Assessments of Online Reading Comprehension in Open Authentic Internet Environments. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.
  • Everett-Cacopardo, H. & McVerry, J. G. (April 2011). Item Design for Multiple Choice Assessments of Online Reading Comprehension though Cognitive Lab Data. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.
  • Leu, D. J., Coiro, J., O’Byrne, W. I., Zawilinski, L., McVerry, J. G., Cacopardo, H., Kennedy, C., & Forzani, E. (2011). Online reading comprehension assessment (ORCA): A preliminary study of online reading comprehension ability in rich and poor school districts. Paper presented at the meeting of the Literacy Research Association. Jacksonville, FL.
  • Leu, D. J., (November 8, 2011) “The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: Research and Practice”, Newtown Public Schools: Back to School Conference.
  • Leu, D. J., (November 8, 2011). “Online Reading Comprehension: Research and Practice”, Brookfield Public School District – Back to School Conference.
  • Leu, D. J. (November 2, 2011). The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension and Learning. Green Honor Chair Lecture. Texas Christian University. Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Leu, D. J. (October 28, 2011). Preparing for Common Core State Standards with Online Reading Comprehension. Keynote address at the Washington State Reading Conference. Spokane, WA.
  • Leu, D. J. (July 18, 2011). Preparing for Common Core State Standards with Online Reading Comprehension. Keynote address at the Massachusetts Department of Education’s New Literacies Summer Institute. Cambridge, MA.
  • Leu, D. J. (July 18, 2011). Preparing for Common Core State Standards with Online Reading Comprehension. Keynote address at the Washington State Reading Conference. Spokane, WA.
  • Leu, D. J. (June 26, 2011). Teaching and Assessment with the New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension. Keynote address at the Booth Bay Literacy Retreat. Booth Bay, ME.
  • Leu, D. J. (April, 2011) The ORCA Project: Developing And Evaluating Assessments of Online Reading Comprehension for States and School Districts. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.
  • Leu, D. J. (2011). The future of reading and reading instruction: Unfortunate misalignments of public policy, assessment, and instruction in an online world of new literacies. Benjamin J. Cluff Lecture. Brigham Young University. Provo, UT. March 24, 2011.
  • Leu, D. J., Kennedy, C., Forzani, E., (November 18, 2011). “The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension and Learning.” MIT Learning & the Brain Conference.
  • O’Byrne, W. I. (April, 2011). Results From an Initial Practicality Survey Designed to Inform Development of Online Reading Comprehension Assessments. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.

2010

  • Coiro, J., Zawilinski, L. (2010). Using cognitive labs to refine item design for assessments of online reading comprehension in realtime unbounded internet environments. Structured Poster Session. Peter Afflerbach, Discussant. National Reading Conference. Albuquerque, NM. December, 2010.
  • Everett-Cacopardo, H., McVerry, J.G. (2010). Using cognitive labs to refine item design for multiple choice assessments of online reading comprehension. Structured Poster Session. Peter Afflerbach, Discussant. National Reading Conference. Albuquerque, NM. December, 2010.
  • Leu, D. J. (2010). The ORCA Project: Developing and evaluating three formats for online reading comprehension assessment. Paper presented at the National Reading Conference. Albuquerque, NM. December, 2010.
  • Leu, D. J. (2010). The new literacies of online reading comprehension: Recent and ongoing research. Invited paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Conference. Denver, CO. May 2, 2010.
  • Leu, D.J. (2010). Redesigning reading comprehension instruction for the 21st century: Using Internet Reciprocal Teaching (IRT) and online reading comprehension assessments (ORCAs). Featured session at the International Reading Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Leu, D. J. (2010). How the internet changes everything: New opportunities for literacy and learning in the classroom with 21st century tools. Preconvention institute keynote address. International Reading Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Leu, D. J., Kulikowich, J., Sedransk, N. & Coiro, J. (2010, June). Assessing online reading comprehension: The ORCA Project. Poster presented at the Fifth Annual Institute of Education Sciences Research Conference, National Harbor, MD.
  • O’Byrne, W. I. (2010). Results from an initial practicality survey designed to inform development of online reading comprehension assessments. Structured Poster Session. Peter Afflerbach, Discussant. National Reading Conference. Albuquerque, NM. December, 2010.

 

Research Reports and Working Papers

  • Leu, D. J., Kulikowich, J. M., Sedransk, N., Coiro, J., Liu, C., Cui, W., Forzani, E., Kennedy, C., & Maykel, C. (April 4, 2014). The ORCA Project: Designing Technology-based Assessments for Online Research, Comprehension, And Communication, American Educational Research Association. Available at: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1lBLCTWfJ1MZm0zeFA0NVlwZk0/edit?usp=sharing
  • Leu, D. J. (January 5, 2007). Expanding the reading literacy framework of PISA 2009 to include online reading comprehension. A working paper commissioned by the PISA 2009 Reading Expert Group. Princeton, NJ: Educational Testing Services.  Download for personal use only.
  • Leu, D.J., Jr., Castek, J., Coiro, J., Gort, M., Henry, L.A. & Lima, C.O. (2004). Developing new literacies among multilingual learners in the elementary grades. Presented at a colloquium as part of the Technology in Support of Young Second Language Learners Project at the University of California Office of the President, under a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Palo Alto, California.
  • New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 10-C (Research Report No. 1). 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. Download PDF File.
  • New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 06-C (Research Report No. 2). 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. Download PDF File.
  • New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 04-C (Research Report No. 3). 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. Download PDF File.
  • New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 01-C (Research Report No. 4). 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. Download PDF File.
  • New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School Districts 03-C and 05-C (Research Report No. 5). 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. Download PDF File.
  • New Literacies Research Team* & Internet Reading Research Group†. (2006). Results summary report from the Survey of Internet Usage and Online Reading for School District 02-C (Research Report No. 6). 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. Download PDF File.

 

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Dissertations

  • McVerry, J. Gregory (2013). The Internet and Adolescent Readers: Exploring Relationships Between Online Reading Comprehension, Prior Knowledge, Critical Evaluation, and Dispositions. Doctoral Dissertations. Paper 120. Available at: http://digitalcommons.uconn.edu/dissertations/120/
  • O’Byrne, William Ian. (2012). Facilitating Critical Evaluation Skills through Content Creation: Empowering Adolescents as Readers and Writers of Online Information. Unpublished dissertation: University of Connecticut. Download here.
  • Zawilinski, Lisa. (2012). An Exploration of a Collaborative Blogging Approach to Literacy and Learning: A mixed methods study. Unpublished dissertation: University of Connecticut. Download here.
  • Castek, J. (2008). How do 4th and 5th grade students acquire the new literacies of online reading comprehension? Exploring the contexts that facilitate learning. Unpublished dissertation: University of Connecticut. Download here.
  • Henry, Laurie Anne (2007). Exploring new literacies pedagogy and online reading comprehension among middle school students and teachers: Issues of social equity or social exclusion? Unpublished dissertation: University of Connecticut. Download here.
  • Coiro, J. (2007). Exploring changes to reading comprehension on the Internet: Paradoxes and possibilities for diverse adolescent readers. Unpublished dissertation: University of Connecticut. Download here.