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Recent and In Press Publications

Castek, J., Zawilinski, L., McVerry, G., O'Byrne, I., & Leu, D. J. (in press). 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. New York, NY: Springer. Download for personal use only

Castek, J., Leu, D. J., Jr., Coiro, J., Gort, M., Henry, L. A., & Lima, C. (2007). Developing new literacies among multilingual learners in      the elementary grades. In L. Parker (Ed.) Technology-mediated learning environments for young English learners: Connections In      and out of school. (111-153). Mahwah, NJ. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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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.

Coiro, J., Knobel, M., Lankshear, C., & Leu, D.J. (Eds). (2008). Handbook of research on new literacies.
     Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Download overview 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., McVerry, J. G., O’Bryne, W. I., Zawilinski, L., Castek, J., & Hartman, D. K. (in press). 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. To     appear in: Lesley Mandel Morrow, Robert Rueda, & Diane Lapp. Handbook of research on literacy instruction: Issues of diversity,     policy, and equity. New York: Guilford.
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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. To appear in Cathy Collins Block, Sherri Parris, & Peter Afflerbach (Eds.).     Comprehension instruction: Research-based best practices. New York: Guilford Press.
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Leu, D. J., McVerry, J. G., O’Bryne, W. I., Zawilinski, L., Castek, J., & Hartman, D. K. (in press). 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. To     appear in: Lesley Mandel Morrow, Robert Rueda, & Diane Lapp. Handbook of research on literacy instruction: Issues of diversity,     policy, and equity. New York: Guilford.
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Leu, D. J., O’Byrne, W. I., Zawilinski, L., McVerry, J. G., & Everett-Cocapardo, H. (in press). Expanding the new literacies conversation.      Educational Researcher.  
     
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Leu, D.J., & Zawilinski, L. (2007). The New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension: New England Reading Association      Journal, 43(1), 1-7.

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.html
     Download chapter for personal use only.

McVerry, J. G. (2007). Forums and Functions of Threaded Discussions. New England Reading Association, 43(1), 79-85.
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McVerry, J.G. (2007). Power of Posting Poetry: Teaching New Literacies. Language Arts Journal of Michigan,23(1), 51-56.
    

McVerry, J. G. (2007). Discussion boards: The new instructional text. Sigtel Bulletin [Online Serial]. Available at http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Membership/SIGs/SIGTel_Telelearning_/SIGTelBulletin/Archive/20072008/2007_2008.htm

Zawilinski, L. (in press). HOT Blogging: A Framework for Blogging to Promote Higher Order Thinking. To appear in: Reading Teacher..
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Edited Books

Coiro, J., Knobel, M., Lankshear, C., & Leu, D.J. (Eds). (2008). Handbook of research on new literacies.
     Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Download overview for personal use only.

 

Books

Karchmer, R.A., Mallette, M., Kara-Soteriou, J., & Leu, D.J. Jr. (Eds.) (2005). New literacies for new times: Innovative models of literacy
     education using the Internet.
Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Leu, D. J., Jr., Leu, D. D. & Coiro, J. (2004). Teaching with the Internet: New literacies for new times (4th ed.).
     Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon. Companion website available at http://www.sp.uconn.edu/~djleu/fourth.html

 

 

Dissertations

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.

 

 

Journal Articles

McVerry, J.G., Zawilinski, L., & O'Byrne, W. I. (2009). Internet Reciprocal Teaching: Navigating the C's of change. Educational
Leadership. Retrieved September 1, 2009 from
http://ascd.org/publications/educational_leadership/sept09/vol67/num01/Navigating_the_Cs_of_Change.aspx


Castek, J. & Bevans, J. (2006). Reading adventures online: Five ways to introduce the new literacies of the Internet through children's      literature. The Reading Teacher, 59, 714-728.

Castek, J., Henry, L.A., & McMullan, M. (2005). Reading and writing on the Internet with kids. Los Angeles Times. [Online Serial]      Available at http://www.latimes.com/extras/readingby9/parentguide/story12.html

Castek, J., Henry, L.A., & McMullan, M. (March 28, 2005). Leyendo y escribiendo en el internet con los niños. Los Angeles Times.      [Online Serial] Available at http://www.latimes.com/extras/readingby9/parentguide/story12.html

Coiro, J. (2005). Making sense of online text. Educational Leadership, 63(2), 30-35. Download for personal use only.

Coiro, J. (2003). Reading comprehension on the Internet: Expanding our understanding of reading comprehension to encompass new literacies. [Article reprinted from The Reading Teacher, 56, 458-464]. [OnlineSerial]. Available at:      http://www.readingonline.org/electronic/elec_index.asp?HREF=/electronic/rt/2-03_Column/index.html

Coiro, J. (2003). Comprehension de lectura en Internet: Ampliando lo que entendemos por comprehension de lectura para incluir las nuevas competencies. Eduteka. [Article reprinted from The Reading Teacher, 56, 458-464]. Available at:      http://www.eduteka.org/ComprensionLecturaInternet.php

Coiro, J. (2003). Rethinking comprehension strategies to better prepare students for critically evaluating content on the Internet. The      NERA Journal, 39, 29-34. Download for personal use only.

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.

DeArment, C.F., & Hartman, D.K. (in review). Instructional uses of on-line text-based dialogue: A case study of faculty and student      experiences and perceptions. [American Educational Research Journal]

Hartman, D.K. (2004). Deconstructing the reader, the text, and the context: Intertextuality and reading from a ‘cognitive’ perspective. In      N. Shuart-Faris & D. Bloome (Eds.), Uses of Intertextuality in Classroom and Educational Research. Greenwich, CT: Information      Age.

Hartman, D.K. (2000). What will be the influences of media on literacy in the next millennium. Reading Research Quarterly, 35 (2),      280-282.

Hartman, D.K. (1995). Eight readers reading: The intertextual links of proficient readers using multiple passages. Reading Research      Quarterly, 30(3), 520-561.

Hartman, D.K. (1992). Intertextuality and reading: Reconceptualizing the reader, the text, the author, and the context. Linguistics and      Education, 4 (3 & 4), 295-311.

Schell, J., & Hartman, D.K. (1992). Flexible cognition theory: A framework for advanced vocational learning. Journal of Industrial      Teacher Education, 29 (3), 1-21.

Hartman, D.K., & Schell, J. (1991). Using hypertext to enhance learning, thinking, and application. Journal of Studies in Technical      Careers, 13 (1), 47-59.

Henry, L.A. (2006). SEARCHing for an answer: The critical role of new literacies while reading on the Internet. The Reading Teacher,      59, 614-627.

Henry, L.A. (2005). Review of Berkshire Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction. Journal of Educational Computing Research,      33, 451-454.

Henry, L.A. (2004). Writing on the Internet: Finding a voice online. The Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 4(1).
     Available at http://www.readingmatrix.com/book_reviews/henry/book_review.html

Henry, L.A., Castek, J., Roberts, L., Coiro, J., & Leu, D.J., Jr., (2004). Case technologies to enhance literacy learning (CTELL): A new      model for early literacy teacher preparation. Knowledge Quest, 33, 26-29.

Henry, L.A., Coiro, J., & Castek, J. (2004). Addressing the challenges of new literacies and technologies in and out of school - A      review of The Flickering Mind: The false promises of technology in the classroom and how learning can be saved, by Todd      Oppenheimer, and New Literacies: Changing knowledge and classroom learning, by Colin Lankshear and Michele Knobel.      [Article reprinted from Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 48, 320-324]. Available at      http://www.reading.org/Library/Retrieve.cfm?D=10.1598/JAAL.48.5.8&F=JAAL-48-5-Henry.html 

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. (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

Leu, Jr., D. (2003). Flat Stanley goes cyber. Instructor, 112(5), 28-31.

Leu, D. J., Jr. (2002). Internet workshop: Making time for literacy. Reading Online. [Article reprinted from The Reading Teacher, 55      (5),]. [Online Serial].
     Available at http://www.readingonline.org/electronic/elec_index.asp?HREF=/electronic/RT/3-01_Column/index.html

Leu, D. J., Jr. (2001). Internet project: Preparing students for new literacies in a global village. Reading Online. [Article reprinted from      The Reading Teacher, 54, 568-585]. [Online Serial]. Available at      http://www.readingonline.org/electronic/elec_index.asp?HREF=/electronic/RT/3-01_Column/index.html 

Leu, D.J., Jr., Castek, J., Henry, L., Coiro, J., McMullan, M. (2004). The lessons that children teach us: Integrating children’s literature      and the new literacies of the Internet. The Reading Teacher, 57, 496-503

Leu, D. J., Jr., & Coiro, J. (2004). New literacies for new times: Why and how the literacy community needs to rethink its      mission. Wisconsin State Reading Association, 44, 3-7. 

Leu, D.J., Jr., Coiro, J., Castek, J., & Henry, L. (2004). Pages through the ages: How social forces shape reading. Time to Read      (Special Tribute Issue of Time Magazine) 2004-2005, 12-14.

Leu, D.J., Jr., Kinzer, C.K., Coiro, J., Cammack, D. (2004). 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. Available at      http://www.readingonline.org/newliteracies/lit_index.asp?HREF=/newliteracies/leu 

Leu, D. J., Jr. & Kinzer, C. K. (2000). The convergence of literacy instruction and networked technologies for information and      communication. Reading Research Quarterly, 35, 108-127.
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Leu, D. J., Jr. (2000). Our children's future: Changing the focus of literacy and literacy instruction. Reading Online. [Article reprinted      from The Reading Teacher, 53, 424-431]. [Online Serial]. Available at http://www.readingonline.org/electronic/RT/focus/

Leu, D. J., Karchmer, R., & Leu, D. D. (1999). The Miss Rumphius Effect: Envisionments for literacy and learning that transform the      Internet. Reading Online. [Reprinted from The Reading Teacher, 52, 636-42.] [Online serial]. Available at      http://www.readingonline.org/electronic/RT/rumphius.html 

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.
     Download for personal use only

McVerry, J. G. (2007). Discussion boards: The new instructional text. Sigtel Bulletin [Online Serial]. Available at http://www.iste.org/Content/NavigationMenu/Membership/SIGs/SIGTel_Telelearning_/SIGTelBulletin/Archive/20072008/2007_2008.htm

Mokhtari, K., Kymes, A., & Edwards, P. (2008). Assessing the new literacies of online reading comprehension: an informative interview      with W. Ian O'Byrne, Lisa Zawilinski, J. Greg McVerry, and Donald J. Leu at the University of Connecticut, The Reading Teacher,      62(4), 354-357.
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Olson, M., & Truxaw, M. (2009). Preservice science and mathematics teachers and discursive metaknowledge of text. Journal of      Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 52(5), 422-431.
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The New Literacies Research Team at the University of Connecticut (2007). Thinking about our future as researchers: New      literacies, new challenges, and new opportunities. In F. Falk-Ross, M. Foote, P. Linder, M. B. Sampson, S. Szabo (Eds.). The      twenty-eighth yearbook of the college reading association. Texas A&M University: College Reading Association.
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Book Chapters

Coiro, J., Knobel, M., Lankshear, C. & Leu, D. (2008). Central issues in new literacies and new literacies research. In J. Coiro, M.      Knobel, C. Lankshear, & D. Leu (Eds.), Handbook of research on new literacies (pp. 25-32). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
     Download for personal use only (See page 16 for this chapter).

Coiro, J. (2005). Every teacher a Miss Rumphius: Empowering teachers with effective professional development. In Karchmer, R.A.,      Mallette, M., Kara-Soteriou, J., & Leu, D.J. Jr. (Eds). New literacies for new times: Innovative models of literacy education using the      Internet. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.
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Coiro, J., Karchmer, R., & Walpole, S. (2006). Critically evaluting educational technologies for literacy learning: Current trends and      new paradigms. In M. McKenna, D. Reinking, L. B. Labbo, & R. Kieffer, The Handbook of Literacy and Technology, Second Edition.    Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
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Leu, D. J., Jr. (2002). The new literacies: Research on reading instruction with the Internet and other digital technologies. (pp. 310-      336). In J. Samuels and A. E. Farstrup (Eds.). What research has to say about reading instruction. Newark, DE: International      Reading Association.

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. To appear in Cathy Collins Block, Sherri Parris, & Peter Afflerbach (Eds.).     Comprehension instruction: Research-based best practices. New York: Guilford Press.
    Download for personal use only.

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.html
     Download chapter for personal use only.

 

 

Research Reports and Working Papers

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Websites & Videos

Leu, D.J., McVerry, G., O'Byrne, I., Zawilinski, L. (2008). The C's of change: an extended interview with members of the New Literacies Research Lab. Available at http://www.ncte.org/magazine/extended 

Leu, D.J. (2005). The new literacies of the Internet. Video created for WGBH and the Annenberg Foundation as part of a PBS series      on reading instruction in grades 3-5. It will appear on PBS (WGBH) and on the Annenberg Channel. Available at      http://www.learner.org/channel/workshops/teachreading35/session5/index.html 

Leu, D.J. (2005). New literacies, reading research, and the challenges of change: A deictic perspective of our research worlds. Video      presentation of the Presidential Address presented at the annual meeting of the National Reading Conference. Available at      http://www.newliteracies.uconn.edu/nrc/don_leu_2005.html

Leu, D.J. & Reinking, D. (2005-2008). Teaching Internet Comprehension to Adolescents (TICA) website created as part of a      collaborative project funded by the Institute of Education Sciences. Available at http://www.newliteracies.uconn.edu/iesproject/

Leu, D.J. (2002). Canter Video Website. Available at http://ctell.uconn.edu/canter/canter_video.cfm

Leu, D.J. & Coiro, J. (2002). The Uconn Literacy Web. Available at http://www.literacy.uconn.edu/

 

 

 

      

 

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