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COAL Member Publications Related to the Arts and Literacies

Albers, P. & Sanders, J. (Eds.) (under review). Literacy and the arts, multimodality, and new literacies: Perspectives in research and practice from the commission on arts and literacies. Submitted to NCTE in May, 2008.

Albers, P., Harste, J.C., Vander Zanden, S., & Felderman, C. (2008). Using popular culture to promote critical literacy practices. In Y. Kim, V.J. Risko, D. L. Compton, D. K. Dickinson, M. Hundley, R. T. Jiménez, K. M. Leander, D. W. Rowe (Eds.), 57th Yearbook of the National Reading Conference. Oak Creek, WI:  NRC.

Albers, P., Vasquez V.M., & Harste, J.C. (2008). A classroom with a view: Teachers, multimodality and new literacies. Talking Points, 19 (2), 3-13.

Albers, P. (2007). Finding the artist within: Creating and reading visual texts in the English language arts classroom. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Albers, P.  (2007). Visual discourse analysis:  An introduction to the analysis of school-generated visual texts. In D. W. Rowe, R. T. Jimenez, D. L. Compton, D. K. Dickinson, Y. Kim, K. M. Leander, & V. J. Risko (Eds.), 56th Yearbook of the National Reading Conference (pp. 81-95). Oak Creek, WI: NRC. 

Albers, P. & Harste, J.C. (Eds.). (2007). The arts, new literacies, and multimodality. [Monograph/Themed Issue]. English Education, 40 (1). 

Albers, P. (2006). Imagining the possibilities in multimodal curriculum design. English Education, 38 (2), 75-101.

Albers, P. & Cowan, K. (2006). Literacy…on our minds: A student-inspired symposium. Language Arts, 83 (6), 514-522.

Berghoff, B. & Borgmann, C. (2007). Imagining new possibilities with our partners in the arts. English Education, 40 (1).

Berghoff, B., Borgmann, C.B., & Parr, C. (2003). Cycles of inquiry with the arts. Language Arts, 80(5), 353-362.

Berghoff, B., Borgmann, C., & Parr, C. (2005).  Arts Together: Steps toward Transformative Teacher Education.  National Art Education Association.

Berghoff, B., Egawa, K., Harste, J. & Hoonan, B.  (2000).  Beyond reading and writing:  Inquiry, curriculum, and multiple ways of knowing.  Urbana, IL: National Council Teachers of English.

Blecher, S., & Jaffee, K. (1998). Weaving in the arts: Widening the literacy circle. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Cowan, K. & Albers, P. (2007). Developing word consciousness to build complex literacy practices. Voices from the Middle, 15 (1), 34-43.

Cowan, K. & Albers, P. (2006). Semiotic representations: Building complex literacy practices through the arts. The Reading Teacher, 60 (2), 124-137.

Doering, Beach, R., & O’Brien, D. (2007). Infusing multimodal tools, and digital literacies into an English education program. English Education, 40 (1).

Miller, S. (2007). English teacher learning for new times: Digital video composing as multimodal literacy practice. English Education, 40 (1).

Olshansky, B. (2008).  The power of picture: Creating pathways to literacy through art.  San Franscisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Olshansky, B. (2008).  Picture this: Creating pathways to literacy through art. The New Hampshire Journal of Education, Vo. XI, Spring 2008.

Olshansky, B. (2006). Teaching the ART of writing. Educational Leadership. Vol. 63, Summer.

Olshansky, B. (2006). Focusing in on the ART of writing.  Language Arts. 93 (6).

Olshansky, B. (1994). Making writing a work of art: Image-making within the writing process. Language Arts, 71, 350-356.

Reilly, Mary Ann and Cohen Rob. (2008). Sowing seeds of social justice through performative pedagogy: Middle school students explore genocide. In T. Huber-Warring, Growing a soul for social change: Building the knowledge base for social justice, (pp.383-398). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 

Reilly, Mary Ann. (2008). Finding the right words: Art conversations and poetry.  Language Arts, 86 (2), 19-27. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Sanders, J.  (2007).  The Art of Picturebooks: The relationship between text and image.  The Dragon Lode, 25(1), pp.3-8.

Wepner, S., Bettica, A., Gangi, J., Reilly, M.A., & Klemm, T. (Fall/Winter 2008). Developing a school-college professional learning community to promote student engagement. Excelsior, 3, 1, 36-60.

Whitin, P. (2009). Tech-to-stretch: Expanding Possibilities for Literature Response. The Reading Teacher, 62(5), 408-418.

Whitin, P. (2006). Forging pedagogical paths to multiple ways of knowing. English Education, 38 (2), 123-145.

Whitin, P. (2005). The interplay of text, talk, and visual representation in expanding literary interpretation. Research in the Teaching of English, 39 (4), 365-397.

Whitin, P. (1996). Sketching stories, stretching minds: Responding visually to literature. Portsmouth, NH:  Heinemann Books.

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