Jeanne S. Chall Lecture: P. David Pearson

source: HarvardEducation     2015年10月8日
Theory and Practice in Reading Comprehension: Reflections on a Half Century of Work

Speaker: P. David Pearson, Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of California - Berkeley.

Introduction: Roselmina (Lee) Indrisano, Professor of Language and Literacy, Boston University School of Education; and member, Jeanne S. Chall Endowment Advisory Board.

Join noted researcher and former elementary school teacher P. David Pearson as he takes us on a personal and professional tour of his career's work: exploring changes in how we think about, teach, and assess reading comprehension, with a special emphasis on its role in the Common Core State Standards.

Following Dr. Pearson's lecture will be an awards presentation of the Jeanne S. Chall Doctoral Student Research Award to Jessica Scott, Ed.M.'08, Ed.D.'15, and the Jeanne S. Chall Research Grant to Peter Dewitz, Professor of Education, Mary Baldwin College.

A reception from 7–8 p.m. will conclude the event.

Funded through HGSE’s Jeanne S. Chall Endowment, the annual lecture, doctoral student award, and visiting researcher award honor the late Jeanne Chall, who served as a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her seminal work on reading research and instruction influenced scholarship on the teaching of reading in schools and universities throughout the country.

This event is free and open to the general public. Seating is available on a first‐come, first‐served basis.

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