Alan D. Flurkey

Associate Professor


OFFICE

266 Hagedorn Hall

Literacy Studies Program

Department of Teaching, Literacy and Leadership

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 463-5237
email:  alan.d.flurkey@hofstra.edu

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.University of Arizona, 1997, Department of Language, Reading, & Culture, Program in Language and Literacy

Major: Reading;    Minor: Special Education

Dissertation: Reading As Flow: A Linguistic Alternative To Fluency.


M.A.Arizona State University, 1987

Major: Special Education

Concentration: Learning Disabilities


B.A.University of California, Irvine, 1980

            Major: Psychology


FACULTY POSITION

Associate Professor of Literacy Studies

 

ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS

Director, Reading/Writing Learning Clinic, Saltzman Community Services Center, Hofstra University 1998-2004


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Includes elementary special education, general education; Communication Disorders self-contained classroom, Learning Disabilities Resource Room, First Grade, University.


HONORS

Distinguished Finalist For Outstanding Dissertation Of The Year Award, International Reading Association, Newark, DE. 1998.

Robert S. Guttchen Memorial Service Award, School of Education, Health and Human Services, Hofstra University.  2008.

Friend of Literacy Award, Nassau Reading Council, Hempstead, New York. 2003.

Member, Center For The Expansion of Language And Thinking.

Member, National Council On Research In Language And Literacy (NCRLL).


MEMBER

Advisory Board: Journal of Literacy Research, Language Arts, Reading Horizons.


SERVICE

Vice-President, Center for Expansion of Language and Thinking (CELT), 2013-2016; Webmaster, 2013-current

Invited reviewer, Journal of Research in Reading published by the United Kingdom Literacy Association (UKLA)

Representative, Institutional Review Board, School of Education, Hofstra University.

Chair, Executive Committee, School of Education, Health and Human Services, Hofstra University.

Chair, NCTE Elementary Section Nominating Committee.  National Council of Teachers of English.

Member, Conference Proposal Reviewer. National Reading Conference.

Member, Albert J. Harris Research Award Committee. International Reading Association.  1997-1999.


PUBLICATIONS

Goodman, Y., Martens, P., & Flurkey, A. (2014). The essential RMA: A window into readers' thinking. Katonah, NY: Richard C. Owen Publishers, Inc.


Flurkey, A., & Goodman, D. (2014). Selecting Texts for RMI and RMA. In Y. Goodman, P. Martens & A. Flurkey (Eds.), The essential RMA: A window into readers' thinking (pp. 49-53). Katonah, NY: Richard C. Owen Publishers, Inc.


Flurkey, A. (2010).  Using Miscue Analysis to Investigate the Relationship Between Comprehension and Comprehending in Slow and Inefficient Reading.  59th Annual Meeting Library of the National Reading Conferencewww.nrconline.org.


Flurkey, A. (2008). Reading flow. In A. Flurkey, E. Paulson & K. Goodman (Eds.), Scientific realism in studies of reading (pp. 267-304). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


Flurkey, A., Paulson, E., & Goodman, K. (Eds.). (2008). Scientific realism in studies of reading. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


Goodman, D., Flurkey, A., & Goodman, Y.  (2007). Effective young beginning readers. In Y. Goodman & P. Martens (Eds.), Critical issues in early literacy: Research and pedagogy (pp. 3-16). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.


Flurkey, A. (2006). What's "normal" about real reading? In K. Goodman (Ed.), The truth about DIBELS: What it is, what it does (pp. 40-49). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Flurkey, A. & Goodman, Y. (2004). The Role of Genre in Text: Reading Through the Waterworks.  Language Arts, 81(3), 61-72.


Paulson, E., Flurkey, A.,  Goodman, Y., & Goodman, K. (2003).  Eye movements and miscue analysis: A look at reading from a constructivist perspective. In C. Fairbanks, J. Worthy, B. Maloch, J. Hoffman, & D. Schallert (eds.) Fifty Second Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.  Chicago: National Reading Conference. 345-355.


Flurkey, A. & Xu, J. (Eds.).  (2003).  On the Revolution of Reading: The selected writings of Kenneth S. Goodman on the reading process.  Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.


Flurkey, A. (2002).  Time and tide: The dynamic nature of oral reading.  Hofstra Horizons. (Spring). 13-18.


Flurkey, A. (2001).  How reading flows: An alternative to fluency.  Practically Primary 6(3). 29-33.


Flurkey, A. & Y. M. Goodman (2000). Andrew, Stuck In Words: A Retrospective Miscue Analysis Case Study In Revaluing. In L. Denti and P. Cousin (eds.), New Ways of Looking At Learning Disabilities. Denver: Love Publishing Company.


Martens, P., Flurkey, A., Meyer, R., & Udell, R.  (1999).  Inventing Literacy Identities: Intratextual, Intertextual and Intercontextual Influences On Emerging Literacy. In T. Shanahan & F. Rodriguez-Brown (eds.), 48th Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.  Chicago: National Reading Conference, Inc. p. 73-85.


Flurkey, A. (1999). Celebrating Young Writers: Wow, What A Treat! Special Education Parent-Teacher Association Newsletter3(2). p. 5-7.  Oyster Bay, NY: SEPTA.


Flurkey, A. (1999). Family Literacy Night: A Celebration of Families And Literacies. Hofstra Pride NewsletterWinter  #1.  p.1-2.


Meyer, R., Martens, P., Flurkey, A., & Udell, R.  (1998).  Complicating predictability: Textuality, intertextuality and intercontextuality in beginning reading and writing.  In T. Shanahan & F. Rodriguez-Brown (Eds.), 47th Yearbook of the National Reading Conference.  Chicago: National Reading Conference, Inc. p 354-366. 


Flurkey, A. (1998).  Reading As Flow: A Linguistic Alternative To Fluency.  Occasional Paper, Program in Language and Literacy (No. 26).  Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona.


Flurkey, A. (1997).  Reading As Flow: A Linguistic Alternative To Fluency.  Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation.  Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona.


Goodman, K., & Goodman, Y. & Flurkey, A.  (1997).  How miscue analysis and  retrospective miscue analysis help us understand reading.  The advancement of knowledge and practice in education: Proceedings of the 1996-1997 Dean’s Forum.  Tucson, AZ: The University of Arizona College of Education.


Flurkey, A.  (1997).  Inventing Learning Disabilities.  In D. Taylor, D. Coughlin, & J. Marasco (Eds.), Teaching And Advocacy.  York, ME: Stenhouse Publications.


Flurkey, A. & Meyer, R.  (April, 1996).  Psycholinguistics Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group Newsletter.  Psy-Soc SIG/International Reading Association.


Flurkey, A.  (1996).  Revaluing and revelations.  In Y. Goodman & A. Marek (Eds.),  Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Revaluing Readers And Reading.  New York: Richard C. Owen.


Goodman, Y. & Flurkey, A.  (1996).  Retrospective miscue analysis in middle school. In Y. Goodman & A. Marek (Eds.), Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Revaluing Readers And Reading. New York: Richard C. Owen.


Flurkey, A.  (1995).  Taking Another Look At (Listen To) Shari.  Primary Voices, 3(4), 10-15.

Invited reprinting in Weaver, Constance, A Balanced Approach To Reading, NCTE, 1997.


Goodman, Y., Martens, P., & Flurkey, A.  (1995). A Message From The Issue Editors.  Primary Voices, 3(4), 1.


Goodman, Y., Martens, P., & Flurkey, A.  (Issue Editors).  (1995).  Miscue Analysis For Classroom Teachers.  Primary Voices, 3(4).


Flurkey, A. (1994). Preface.  In A. Flurkey & R. Meyer (Eds.),  Under The Whole Language Umbrella: Many Cultures, Many Voices.  Urbana, IL: National Council Of Teachers Of English and Bloomington, IN: The Whole Language Umbrella.


Flurkey, A. (1994). Chapter Introductions.  In A. Flurkey & R. Meyer (Eds.),  Under The Whole Language Umbrella: Many Cultures, Many Voices.  Urbana, IL: National Council Of Teachers Of English and Bloomington, IN: The Whole Language Umbrella.


R. Meyer, & Flurkey, A.  (1994).  Introduction: Three Themes.  In A. Flurkey & R. Meyer (Eds.),  Under The Whole Language Umbrella: Many Cultures, Many Voices.  Urbana, IL: National Council Of Teachers Of English and Bloomington, IN: The Whole Language Umbrella.


Flurkey, A. & Meyer, R. (Eds.).  (1994).  Under The Whole Language Umbrella: Many Cultures, Many Voices.  Urbana, IL: National Council Of Teachers Of English and Bloomington, IN: The Whole Language Umbrella.


Flurkey, A. (1993). National Certification And Professionalism.  NEBLAB, University Of Nebraska Language Arts Bulletin.  University of Nebraska: Lincoln.


Flurkey, A.  (1992).  Book Note: A Review of Reading Miscue Inventory: Alternative Procedures by Yetta M. Goodman, Dorothy J. Watson, and Carolyn L. Burke.  In K. Goodman, L. Bird, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), The Whole Language Catalogue Supplement On Authentic Assessment (pp. 21). Santa Rosa, CA: American School Publishers.


Flurkey, A. (1992). National Certification And Professionalism.  Centerspace, 7(2), 1.  Tempe, AZ: Center For Establishing Dialogue In Teaching And Learning (CED).


Flurkey, A.  (1991).  Book Note: A Review of The Learning Mystique: A Critical Look At “Learning Disabilities” by Gerald Coles.  In K. Goodman, L. Bird, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), The Whole Language Catalogue (pp. 50). Santa Rosa, CA: American School Publishers.


Flurkey, A.  (1991).  Book Note: A Review of Reading Miscue Inventory: Alternative Procedures by Yetta M. Goodman, Dorothy J. Watson, and Carolyn L. Burke.  In K. Goodman, L. Bird, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), The Whole Language Catalogue (pp. 101). Santa Rosa, CA: American School Publishers.


Flurkey, A. & Flurkey, J.  (1991).  Book Note: A Review of Chapter 1 Reading Instructional Guide For Elementary Chapter 1 Reading Teachers.  In K. Goodman, L. Bird, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), The Whole Language Catalogue (pp. 115). Santa Rosa, CA: American School Publishers.


Flurkey, A. (1991).  Book Note: A Review of Insult To Intelligence by Frank Smith.  In K. Goodman, L. Bird, & Y. Goodman (Eds.), The Whole Language Catalogue (pp. 389).  Santa Rosa, CA: American School Publishers.


Flurkey, A. (1990). Buyer Beware.  Centerspace, 5(5), 6.  Tempe, AZ: Center For Establishing Dialogue In Teaching And Learning (CED).


Flurkey, A. (1989).  Book Review of Reading With The Troubled Reader by Margaret Y. Phinney.  Centerspace, 4(2), 3.  Tempe, AZ: Center For Establishing Dialogue In Teaching And Learning (CED).


KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

“Celebrating Young Children’s Reading and Writing”.  BUTLER COUNTY HEAD START INSERVICE DAY.  Grace Community Church, Cincinnati, Ohio, January 2002


“Reading Flow”.  CALLR RESEARCH ROUNDTABLE (Center for Applied Linguistics and Literacy Research), Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA, July 2000


PRESENTATIONS

2013

COMMUNITY EDUCATION NIGHT, FUSION ACADEMY, Woodbury, NY, February, 2013

Invited Presentation: “What Learners Need”


2012

57th ANNUAL CONVENTION, INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Chicago, May 2012

Symposium Presentation: “Understanding Miscues and Comprehension:  How to Support Students in Reading Proficiently”


2011

56th ANNUAL CONVENTION, INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Orlando, May 2011

      Symposium Presentation: “Using Miscue Analysis to Understand and Support Readers”


EASTERN SUFFOLK BOCES 21st ANNUAL LITERACY AND LEARNING INSTITUTE, April 2011

Invited Presentation: “Supporting Readers in an RTI Climate: Miscue Analysis as a Response to Intervention”


2010

THE UNITED KINGDOM LITERACY ASSOCIATION, 46th International Conference, Winchester, UK, July 2010

Symposium Presentation: “Revaluing Readers and Reading”


2009

59th NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Albuquerque, NM, December 2009

Paper Session: Textual Difficulty and Inefficient Reading

Research Paper Presentation: “Using Miscue Analysis and Related Assessments to Investigate the Relationship Between Comprehension and Comprehending in Slow and Inefficient Reading.”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Annual Convention, Philadelphia, PA, November 2009

Panel Presentation: “Supporting Beginning Readers in an RTI Climate: Miscue Analysis as a Response to Intervention.”


CENTER FOR EXPANSION OF LANGUAGE AND THINKING REJUVENATION CONFERENCE, Hickory Knob, SC, July 2009

Paper Presentation: “Inefficient Reading and Comprehension: New Insights from Reading Miscue Analysis.”


JOAN AND ARNOLD SALTZMAN COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER BREAKFAST SEMINAR, Hofstra University, May 2009

Seminar: “Supporting Beginning Readers in an RTI Climate: Miscue Analysis as a Response to Intervention.”


INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, ANNUAL CONVENTION WEST, Phoenix, AZ, February 2009.

Research Paper Presentation: “Inefficient reading and comprehension: Insights from reading flow analysis.”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH ASSEMBLY FOR RESEARCH, Mid-winter Conference, Los Angeles, CA, February 2009.

Panel: “The Role of a Research Based Comprehensive Theory of the Reading Process in research, teacher education and classroom teaching.”

Paper Presentation: “A program of pre-service and in-service teacher education applying the Comprehensive theory.”


2008

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, ANNUAL CONVENTION, San Antonio, TX, November 2008.

Research Paper Presentation: “Slow and inefficient reading: Reconciling Comprehending and Comprehension.”


REACHING ALL CHILDREN: POSSIBILITIES AND CHALLENGES IN IMPLEMENTING RESPONSE-TO-INTERVENTION (RTI) CONFERENCE, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, November 2008.

Paper Presentation: “Beginning Readers: Using Miscue Analysis as a Response to Intervention in Progress Monitoring and Instruction for Beginning Readers.”

Culminating Session- Panel Presentation:Responding to Response to Intervention: Teachers with holistic perspectives discuss how they address RTI within their classrooms.”


2007

57th NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Austin, TX, December 2007

Research Paper Presentation: “Reading Flow and Scientific Realism in Reading Research.”


National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. New York City, November 2007.

Symposium Presentation: “Reading is (Still) Cool: 40 Years of Miscue Analysis Research.”


52nd ANNUAL CONVENTION, INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Toronto. May 2007.

Paper Presentation: “How Eye Movement Miscue Analysis Helps Reading Teachers and Researchers Understand Reading and How to Support Learners.”


2006

21st WORLD CONGRESS ON READING, Budapest, Hungary, August 7-10, 2006

Symposium 22 Research: “Critical Issues in Early Literacy Development: Their Significance for Parents, Teachers, and Children of Diverse.”

Symposium 30 Classroom Assessment: “The Advocacy Biographic Literacy Profile: Documenting the Strengths of Struggling Readers and Writers.”


56TH NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Los Angeles, California, December, 2006

Symposium: “Effective Beginning Readers”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Annual Convention, Nashville, TN, November, 2006

Symposium Presentation: “Reading Flow”


SCHOLAR’S FORUM, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, April 2006

Forum Title: Reading, Writing and Regulations

Presentation: “What’s “Normal” About Real Reading and Why Official Policies About Reading Are Brutal And Wrongheaded?”


51ST ANNUAL CONVENTION, INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Chicago, IL, May 2006

Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group

Symposium: Literacy Assessment: Principles, Strategies and Stories that Transform and Inspire Literacy Teachers

Presentation: “Psycholinguistic and Sociolinguistic Principles for Literacy Assessment”


Invited Presentations

Elmont Union Free School District: March, 2006, Feb, 2007

What is “normal” about reading?  And how do we know what “normal” really is? 


2005

14TH WORLD CONGRESS OF APPLIED LINGUISTICS, Madison, WI, July 2005

Hosted by the American Association of Applied Linguistics

Symposium Title: New Approaches To The Scientific Study Of Reading

Symposium Presentation: “Reading Flow: Miscues and Reading Rate”


50TH ANNUAL CONVENTION, INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, San Antonio, TX, May 2005

Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group

Symposium Chair: “Psycholinguistic Understandings of Literacy in Multilingual Contexts”


2004

49TH ANNUAL CONVENTION, INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Reno, NV, May, 2004

Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group

Symposium Presentation: “Reading Flow: Miscues and Reading Rate”


CRITICAL ISSUES IN EARLY LITERACY DEVELOPMENT, Tucson, AZ, January, 2004

Symposium Presentation: “Beginning Readers: What They Look Like And How We Can Support Them”


2003

NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Scottsdale, AZ, December, 2003

Symposium Presentation: “Revaluing Readers and Teachers: Retrospective Miscue Analysis”

Symposium Presentation: “Retelling Profiles of Second Graders in Literature-Based and Scripted Commercial Programs”

Paper Presentation: “Model and Theory of the Reading Process as the Major Determiner of the Key Questions, Design, Data Collection & Analysis and Findings of Literacy Research”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, San Francisco, CA, November, 2003

Symposium Presentation: “Using Inquiry Study to Explore Language, Language Learning, and Language Learners in Teacher Education Courses”


WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, St Paul, MN, July, 2003

Half-Day Symposium: “Testing the System: Literacy Evaluation as Advocacy.  Presentation: The Advocacy Evaluation: Documenting The Strengths Of Struggling Readers And Writers.


INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Orlando, FL, May, 2003

Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group

Symposium Presentation: “Paradigms and Metatheories: What Literacy Teachers Know About Language Processes”


2002

NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Miami, FL, December, 2002

Symposium Presentation: Eye-Movement and Miscue Analysis Studies Beginning Readers


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Atlanta, GA, November, 2002

Elementary Section Get-Together Roundtable Discussion Leader: Outstanding Educator in Language Arts Award, Dorothy Watson.

Symposium Presentation: “Testing the System: Literacy Evaluation as Advocacy”

Presentation: “The Advocacy Evaluation: Documenting The Strengths Of Struggling Readers And Writers:

Post Conference Planner/Presenter: “Making Sense of Reading Comprehension.  Presentation: Reading and Retelling: What Can Be Learned From Miscue Analysis”


WORLD CONGRESS OF READING, Edinburgh, Scotland, July, 2002

Roundtable Presentation: “(W)holistic Beginning Readers: How To Support Them”


WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE, Bethesda, MD, July, 2002

Presentation: “Supporting Meaning Making With Beginning Readers”


HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Hempstead, NY, June, 2002

Coordinator/Presenter: Third Annual Miscue Analysis Workshop


2001

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Baltimore, MD, November, 2002

Session Chair and Reactor: “Taking Back Assessment”


RECONCEPTUALIZING EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CONFERENCE, Columbia University, New York City, October, 2001

Panel Presentation: “The Basal Chronicles and the New Word Order”


HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Hempstead, NY, June, 2001

Coordinator/Presenter: Second Annual Miscue Analysis Workshop


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Birmingham, Alabama, March, 2001

Symposium Presentation: “Revaluing Texts”

Symposium Presentation: “A Proficient Reader Develops From Kindergarten To First Grade: Evan Then And Now”


AMERICAN EDUCATION RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Seattle, WA, April, 2001

Performance Presentation: “How Johnny Should Read: Fact? Fiction? Or Media Spin?”


EARLY CHILDHOOD CELEBRATION CONFERENCE, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, Feb. 2001

Symposium Presentation:Literacy, Technology and Emergent Reading and Writing”


2000

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Milwaukee, WI, November, 2000

Paper Presentation: “Talk About Text: What Children Tell Us About How They Read And Think”

Symposium Presentation: “What Kind Of Rocket Science Are We Talking About?  A Response To The AFT’s Teaching Reading Is Rocket Science


WORLD CONGRESS OF READING, Auckland, NEW ZEALAND, July 2000

Symposium Presentation: “Revaluing Complex Texts”


AUSTRALIAN LITERACY EDUCATORS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE, Melbourne, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, July 2000

Paper Presentation: “Reading as Flow: A Linguistic Alternative to Fluency”


HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY, Hempstead, NY, June, 2000

Coordinator/Presenter: First Annual Miscue Analysis Workshop


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, New York, NY, March, 2000

Recorder/Reactor: “Hammered In and Plastered On:

Chair/Recorder: “The Roots of Literacy in a Literate Society”

Symposium Presentation: “Rethinking Graduate Programs in Literacy and Social Justice”


INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Indianapolis, IN, May, 2000

Symposium Presentation: “Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Revaluing Texts”

Chair, Psycholinguistics-Sociolinguistics SIG Presentation by Susan Ohanion: “One Size Fits All: Responding to the Pressures on Classrooms”

Discussion Moderator/Reactor: Psycholinguistics-Sociolinguistics SIG Presentation by Susan Ohanion, “One Size Fits All: Responding to the Pressures on Classrooms”


1999

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Denver, CO, November, 1999

Pre-Conference Institute Presentation: “Of Transactions And Texts: It’s All In The Timing”

Symposium Presentation: “Learning From Children To Support Their Learning”

Symposium Presentation: “First Grade Literacy Lives”

Chair: “Reimagining Possibilities For Staff Development”

Symposium Presentation: “A Working Seminar For Elementary and Middle School Teachers Starting On Their Journey To Make Curricular Decisions In The Classroom”


NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Orlando, FL, December, 1999

Symposium Presentation: “Predictability, Function and Genre”


INTERNATIONAL WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA CONFERENCE, Rochester, NY, August, 1999

Symposium Presentation: “Reading Syntax:


INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, San Diego, CA, May, 1999

Chair, Psycholinguistics-Sociolinguistics SIG Presentation by Denny Taylor: “Beyond Cognitive Science: Bringing The Social Back Into The Study Of Reading And Writing”

Psycholinguistics-Sociolinguistics SIG Discussion Moderator/Reactor: “Beyond Cognitive Science: Bringing The Social Back Into The Study Of Reading And Writing”

Paper Presentation: “Reading Flow: A Linguistic Alternative To Fluency”


1998

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH, Nashville, TN, November, 1998

Pre-Conference Institute Presentation: “Classroom Implications For Retrospective Miscue Analysis:

Reactor: “With Literacy and Justice For All”

Symposium Presentation: “Predictability and Genre”


NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Austin, TX, December, 1998

Paper Presentation: “Reading Flow And Schema: What Rate And Miscues Tell Us About The Reading Process”

Paper Presentation: “Investigating Readers’ Intercontextual Links Through Retrospective Miscue Analysis”


NINTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA CONFERENCE, Charlotte, North Carolina, August, 1998

Symposium Presentation: “Revaluing Readers Through Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Case Studies”


43rd ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Orlando, Florida, May, 1998.

Poster Presentation.  Outstanding Dissertation Finalist Presentation. “Reading Flow: A Linguistic Alternative to Fluency”

Symposium Presentation: “Revaluing Readers: Retrospective Miscue Analysis”


ARIZONA ENGLISH TEACHERS ASSOCIATION (AETA)/TEACHERS APPLYING WHOLE LANGUAGE(TAWL) CONFERENCE.  Tucson, Arizona.  January, 1998

Presentation: “The Fluency Fallacy”



1997

CENTER FOR ESTABLISHING DIALOGUE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING Fall Conference, Gilbert, Arizona, October 1997

Symposium Presentation: “Advocating For Children”


SEVENTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA CONFERENCE, Seattle, Washington, July, 1997

Invited Featured Speaker Presentation. “A Conversation On Miscue Analysis”

Invited Featured Speaker Presentation. “Flexibility and RMA”


42nd ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Atlanta, Georgia, May, 1997.

Preconvention Institute Round Table Presentation: “Miscue Analysis:  Understanding Readers and Reading”

Paper Presentation: “Reading As Flow:  A Linguistic Alternative to Fluency”

Psycholinguistics And Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group Opening Presentation: “Making Sense With and Without an Alphabet:  The Nature of Reading in a Variety of Written Languages”


CONFERENCE ON LITERATURE AND LITERACY FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, March, 1997.

Invited Presentation: “Reading, Fluency and Flow”


DEAN’S FORUM FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE IN EDUCATION, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, January, 1997.

Paper Presentation: “How Miscue Analysis and Retrospective Miscue Analysis Help Us Understand Reading”


TWENTIETH ANNUAL STATEWIDE CONFERENCE FOR TEACHERS OF LINGUISTICALLY AND CULTURALLY DIVERSE STUDENTS, Oak Brook, Illinois, January, 1997

Invited Presentation: “Inventing Learning Disabilities”


1996

NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, Charleston, South Carolina, December, 1996

Symposium Presentation: “Literacy Profile Of A Fourth-Grader”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH SOUTHWEST REGIONAL CONFERENCE, October 1996

Invited Roundtable Presentation: “Sharing Stories: Authoring Experiences”


SIXTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA CONFERENCE, St. Paul, Minnesota, August, 1996

Symposium Presentation: “Observing and Revaluing Readers: Miscue Analysis”

Symposium Presentation: “Getting Started In Whole Language: Theory, Research And Practice”


41st ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, New Orleans, Louisiana, May, 1996.

Psycholinguistics And Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group Opening Presentation; Organizer/Moderator: “Making Linguistics Come Alive For Classroom Teachers In Multicultural/Multilingual Settings”

Symposium Presentation: “Strategy Lessons And Miscue Analysis In Classroom Settings


1995

NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, New Orleans, Louisiana, December, 1995.

Paper Session: “Reading Flow: A Socio-psycholinguistic Transactional Perspective On Reading Fluency”

Symposium Presentation: “Retrospective Miscue Analysis: History, Procedures and Case Studies”


SIXTH ANNUAL GLENDALE CONFERENCE FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORM, Glendale Elementary School District, Glendale, Arizona, October, 1995

Invited Presentation. “The Fluency Fallacy: Challenging Reading Fluency”


CENTER FOR ESTABLISHING DIALOGUE IN TEACHING AND LEARNING Fall Conference, Machan Elementary School, Phoenix, Arizona, October, 1995

Invited Presentation. “The Fluency Fallacy: Challenging Reading Fluency”


FIFTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA CONFERENCE, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, July, 1995

Invited Presentation: “Revaluing Readers With RMA In The Middle Grades”

Symposium Presentation: “The Fluency Fallacy”


CELT MINI-REJUVENATION CONFERENCE, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, July, 1995

Invited Presentation: “A Psycholinguistic Response to Word Identification Models of Reading Fluency”


40th ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Anaheim, California, May, 1995

Psycholinguistics and Sociolinguistics Special Interest Group Closing Presentation; Organizer/Moderator: “Living With Ambiguity:  A Town Meeting in Multiple Languages Using Multiple Texts”

Symposium Chair: “Early Literacy Development From A Sociolinguistic Transactive Perspective”

Pre-Convention Institute Presentation: “Documenting Literacy Learning: Critical Issues in Advocacy”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH SPRING REGIONAL CONVENTION, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March, 1995

Symposium Presentation: “Revaluing Readers: Case Studies from RMA”

Group Docudrama Presentation: “Toxic Literacies”


1994

NATIONAL READING CONFERENCE, San Diego, California, December, 1994

Symposium Presentation: “Retrospective Miscue Analysis and Revaluing Readers”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH ANNUAL CONVENTION, Orlando, Florida, November, 1994

A Whole Day of Whole Language Invited Presentation: “Getting Started In Whole Language”


16th Annual Conference on Learning Disabilities, San Diego, California, November, 1994

Invited Presentation: “An LD Teacher Rethinks LD”


TUCSON TAWL (TEACHERS APPLYING WHOLE LANGUAGE) CONFERENCE, Tucson, Arizona, October, 1994

Invited Presentation: “Whole Language And The Invention Of Learning Disabilities”


FIFTH ANNUAL GLENDALE CONFERENCE FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORM, Glendale Elementary School District, Glendale, Arizona, October, 1994

Invited Presentation: “Miscue Analysis Overview For Teachers, Parents And Administrators”


FOURTH ANNUAL WHOLE LANGUAGE UMBRELLA CONFERENCE, San Diego, California, July, 1994

Paper Presentation: “Retrospective Miscue Analysis: A Study of Two Readers”


39th ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, May, 1994

Pre-Convention Institute Presentation: “Miscue Analysis: Revaluing Reading”


STAFF DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, Warren Elementary School, Tucson, Arizona, April, 1994

Invited Presentation: “Retrospective Miscue Analysis”


1993


STAFF DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP, Warren Elementary School, Tucson, Arizona, October, 1993

Invited Presentation: “Revaluing Readers And Reading”


TUCSON TAWL (TEACHERS APPLYING WHOLE LANGUAGE) CONFERENCE, Tucson, Arizona, October, 1993.

Invited Presentation: “Learning Disabilities From A Whole Language Perspective”


WHOLE LANGUAGE UNDERGRADUATE BLOCK PROGRAM, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, March 1993

Invited Presentation: “The Whole Language Resource Room”


s.m.i.l.e. CONFERENCE, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 1993

Presentation: “Reading Miscue Inventory for the Classroom: An Introduction to Miscue Analysis”


1992

THIRD ANNUAL GLENDALE CONFERENCE FOR EDUCATIONAL REFORM, Glendale Elementary School District, Glendale, Arizona, October, 1992

Invited Presentation: “Listening With New Ears:  Miscue Analysis For Classroom Teachers, Parents And Administrators”


WHOLE LANGUAGE UNDERGRADUATE BLOCK PROGRAM, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, March 1992

Invited Presentation: “Special Education And Whole Language”


1991

36th ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL READING ASSOCIATION, Las Vegas, Nevada, May, 1991

Symposium Presentation “Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Middle School Students Talk About Their Own Miscues”


NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH SPRING REGIONAL CONFERENCE, Indianapolis, Indiana, March, 1991

Symposium Presentation “Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Middle School Students Talk About Their Own Miscues”


s.m.i.l.e. CONFERENCE, Phoenix, Arizona, January, 1991

Symposium Presentation “Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Middle School Students Talk About Their Own Miscues”


1990

TUCSON TAWL CONFERENCE, Tucson, Arizona, November, 1990

Symposium Presentation “Retrospective Miscue Analysis: Middle School Students Talk About Their Own Miscues”


Language, Reading & Culture Spring Colloquy, University Of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, April, 1990

Paper Presentation: “Language Issues In The Deaf Community”


s.m.i.l.e. CONFERENCE, Phoenix, Arizona, February, 1990

Presentation: “Implementing Holistic Reading/Writing in the Resource Room”


HUACHUCA AREA READING CONFERENCE, Sierra Vista, Arizona, January, 1990

Presentation: “Implementing Holistic Reading/Writing in the Resource Room”


1989

TEACHER-TO-TEACHER CONFERENCE, Kyrene del NorteŽ Elementary School, Tempe, Arizona, December, 1989

Presentation: “The Reading/Writing Connection: A Close-Up View”


TEACHER-TO-TEACHER CONFERENCE, Kyrene Elementary Schools, Tempe, Arizona, March, 1989

Presentation: “Reading Miscue Analysis in the Resource Room”


s.m.i.l.e. CONFERENCE (Support And Maintenance Of The Implementation Of Language Expression: Phoenix Local TAWL Group), Phoenix, Arizona, February, 1989

Presentation: “Reading Miscue Analysis in the Resource Room”


TEACHER-TO-TEACHER CONFERENCE, Kyrene del NortéŽ Elementary School, Tempe, Arizona, February, 1989

Presentation: “Reading Miscue Inventory for the Classroom:  An Introduction to Miscue Analysis”


1988

TUCSON TAWL CONFERENCE, Tucson, Arizona, November, 1988

Presentation: “Implementing Holistic Reading/Writing in the Resource Room”


1987

SPECIAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT COLLOQUY. Kyrene Elementary School District, Tempe, Arizona, December, 1987

Invited Presentation: “Reading Fluency: Classroom Research”



CONSULTING

2011

“RMI/RMA in the Classroom” & “Secondary Literacy RMA Research Study & RTI Progress Monitoring Development—Year 2”

Contracted consulting: Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO.  August 2011 – May 2012


2010

“Secondary Literacy RMA Research Study & RTI Progress Monitoring Development”

Contracted consulting: Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, CO.  September 2010 – May 2011


“Supporting Secondary Learners in a Collaborative Model”

Contracted consulting: Hicksville Public Schools, Hicksville, NY. Feb. – June, 2010


2006

“Miscue Analysis and RMA for Special Education Teachers”

Contracted consulting: Rochester Public Schools, Rochester, NY. June 2006



COURSES RECENTLY TAUGHT

College Reading – LYST 012

Literacy, Health, & Physical Education – LYST 100

Intro To Literacy Studies – LYST 200

Introduction to Portfolio Preparation – LYST 300

Portfolio Advisement and Presentation– LYST 301

Language and Literacy in Early and Middle Childhood – LYST 214Advanced Retrospective Miscue Analysis – LYST 244

Miscue Analysis & Retrospective Miscue Analysis – LYST 241

Revaluing Struggling Readers & Writers – LYST 245

Reading Miscue Analysis Conference – LYST 281M

Reading Miscue Research Roundtable – LYST 281M

Miscue Analysis & Reading Process – LYST 281R

Teacher Education & College Teaching In Literacy Studies – LYST 281S

Literacy Research: Faculty & Student Collaborative – LYST 368

Pre-Dissertation Planning Seminar – LYST 369

Independent Study – READ 351

Summer Miscue Workshop – LYST 353

Sociolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives of Literacy – LYST 362

Literacy Learning and Pedagogical Practices – LYST 363

Dissertation Advisement – LYST 601 - 604