Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Effectiveness of Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum on Middle School Reading Comprehension and Preparation for Common Core State Standards
by Wuebbels, Paula J., Ed.D., Lindenwood University, 2014, 125; 3645328
Abstract (Summary)

This research study was conducted to determine the impact of determine the perception of classroom teachers and building principals as to the effectiveness of required Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum in both core and non-core subject areas. Both core and non-core classes are presently required within the study school district to incorporate reading and writing strategies in their content areas. The researcher wanted to study the process to prepare administrators and teachers to work successfully with the advent of required common core standards for curriculum development. Strategies used in the study will help gather information to inform the preparation of administrators and teachers who adopt the Common Core State Standards in the area of Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum. This research study was conducted to determine the impact of determine the perception of classroom teachers and building principals as to the effectiveness of required Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum in both core and non-core subject areas. Both core and non-core classes are presently required within the study school district to incorporate reading and writing strategies in their content areas. The researcher wanted to study the process to prepare administrators and teachers to work successfully with the advent of required common core standards for curriculum development. Strategies used in the study will help gather information to inform the preparation of administrators and teachers who adopt the Common Core State Standards in the area of Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum.

This report was meant to extend the discussion between the effectiveness of reading and writing strategies in middle schools and preparing teachers for the Common Core State Standards. The author used a mixed method research design to find answers to her questions.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Kania-Gosche, Beth
Commitee: Williams, Bryan, Wisdom, Sherrie
School: Lindenwood University
Department: Education
School Location: United States -- Missouri
Source: DAI-A 76/03(E), Dissertation Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: Educational evaluation, Literacy, Reading instruction
Keywords: Common core, Curriculum, Reading and writing
Publication Number: 3645328
ISBN: 9781321342192
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