What Can We Learn about Language Arts Instruction?- Looking inside the 4th Edition of the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts?

Fri, Oct 11, 2019: 1:00 PM  - 2:30 PM 
Featured Research Session 
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center 
Room: 393 
Capacity: 144 
Literacy researchers and small groups of participants will engage in conversations about topics discussed in the 4th edition of the Handbook. Participants will have opportunities to engage, ask questions, and share ideas at two roundtable conversations they select. New directions for language arts research will be identified, discussed, and followed by a question-answer exchange among participants and researchers.


Diane Lapp, San Diego State University
Douglas Fisher, San Diego State University


Peter Afflerbach, University of Maryland
Dr. Donald Bear, Iowa State University
Dr. Glenn DeVoogd, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Nancy Frey, San Diego State University
Dr. Denise Johnson, College of William & Mary
Dr. Lisa Kervin, University of Wollongong
Maureen McLaughlin, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
P. David Pearson, University of California, Berkeley
Cynthia Shanahan, University of Illinois
Timothy Shanahan, University of Illinois

Age Levels

General (age 4-18)
Age 19+


21st Century Skills


Literacy Policy, Advocacy, and Research

Intended Audience

Beginning Teachers
Chapter Leaders
Classroom Teachers
Librarians/Media Specialists
Reading Teachers/Specialists/Coaches
School or District Administrators
Special Education Teachers
Teacher Educators
Technology Coordinators/Trainers
Title I Teachers (US Only)
Undergraduate or graduate students