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Christine A. McKeon PhD

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

McKeon, C.  Companion Website/My LabSchool for Engaging in the language arts: Exploring the power of language by D. Ogle and J. W. Beers. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

McKeon, C.  Reading electronic texts: Using think-alouds to help students begin to understand the process. In B. Moss & D. Lapp (Eds.). Teaching the texts children need to succeed on high stakes tests. NY: Guilford Press.

Vacca, J. L., Vacca, R. T., Gove, M. K., Burkey, L. B., Lenhart, L. A., McKeon, C. A. (2009). Reading and Learning to Read. 7th edition. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

McKeon, C. A. & Vacca, R. T. (2008). Adolescent Literacy: Birds’ Eye Views. In S. B. Wepner & D. S. Strickland (Eds.). The administration and supervision of reading programs (4th ed.) (pp. 90-102). NY: Teachers College Press.

McKeon, C. A. (i2007). Reading Methods Instructor’s Resource Manual for MyLabSchool. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Vacca, J. L., Vacca, R. T., Gove, M. K., Burkey, L. B., Lenhart, L. A., McKeon, C. A. (2006). Reading and Learning to Read. 6th edition. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

McKeon, C. A., Lenarz, M. L., & Burkey, L. B. (2005). Engaging preservice teachers in reading , "sticky note style" : Practical implications and an analysis/ Yearbook of the College Reading Association, 47, 1-18.

Vacca, J. L., Vacca, R. T., Gove, M. K., Burkey, L. B., Lenhart, L. A., McKeon, C. A. (2003). Reading and Learning to Read. 5th edition. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Vacca, J. L., Vacca, R. T., Gove, M. K., Burkey, L. B., Lenhart, L. A., McKeon, C. A. (in press). Reading and Learning to Read. 6th edition. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Vacca, J. L., Vacca, R. T., Gove, M. K., Burkey, L. B., Lenhart, L. A., McKeon, C. A. (2003). Reading and Learning to Read. 5th edition. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Burkey, L. C., Lenhart, L. A., McKeon, C. A. (2003) Instructor's Manual and Test Bank for Reading and Learning to Read. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

McKeon, C. A. Test Bank for Vacca and Vacca - Content Area Reading. (2003). New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Vacca, R. T., & McKeon, C. A. (2002). Adolescent literacy programs. In S. B. Wepner, J. T. Feeley, & D. S. Strickland (Eds.), The administration and supervision of reading programs. (3rd ed.). New York: Teachers College Press, pp. 59-71.

Burkey, L. C., & McKeon, C. A. (2002). Instructor's manual and test bank for content area reading: Literacy and learning across the curriculum (7th ed.). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

McKeon, C. A. (2001). The nature of literature-based electronic mail collaboratives between fourth grade struggling readers and preservice teachers: A multiple-case study - Disstertation Award. In P. E. Linder, E. G. Sturtevant, W. M. Linek, & J. R. Dugan, (Eds.). The Twenty-Third Yearbook of the College Reading Association.

Burkey, Linda and Christine McKeon. (2000) Instructor's Manual and Test Bank to accompany Vacca/Vacca/Gove Reading and Learning to Read. 4th ed. New York: Longman.

Journal Articles and Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations

McKeon, C. A. (in press.). The bookshelf: Professional development resources. The Ohio Reading Teacher, Volume XXIX.

McKeon, C. A. & Vacca, R. T. Adolescent Literacy: A Bird’s Eye View. International Reading Association 53rd Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. May 4, 2008.

McKeon, C. A., Burkey, L. C., & Lenarz, M. Hands-on Activities for Engaging Teacher Candidates in Learning Two of the Five Essential Components of an Effective Literacy Program: Phonemic Awareness and Phonics. 51st College Reading Association Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. November 3, 2007.

McKeon, C. A. Adult Learning Division Forum & Business Meeting Presenter. 51st College Reading Association Annual Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. November 2, 2007.

McKeon, C. A., & Vacca, R. T. Adolescent Literacy. International Reading Association. 52nd Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada. May 13, 2007.

McKeon, C. A., Burkey, L. C., & Lenarz, M. Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of the InternationalReading Association’s Standards for Reading Professionals: Standard 2. International ReadingAssociation. 52ndAnnual Conference. Toronto, Canada. May 15, 2007.

McKeon, C. A., Burkey, L. C., & Lenarz, M. Teacher Candidates’ Perceptions of the International Reading Association’s Standards for Reading Professionals: Standard 2 Instructional Strategies and Curriculum Materials. 50th Annual College Reading Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.October 28, 2006.

McKeon, C. A., & Baycich, D. Organizing and Presenting a Writers’ Conference for ABLE Students. 50th Annual College Reading Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. October 27, 2006.

McKeon, C. A. Welcome Speech and Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Pamela Ambrose – Cultural Director of Loyola University. International Reading Association 51st Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois. May 4, 2006.

McKeon, C. A., & Burkey, L. C. Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions and Observations of Practicing Reading Teachers Based on the IRA Standards for Reading Professionals. International Reading Association 51st Annual Conference. Chicago, Illinois. May 4, 2006.

McKeon, C. A., & Burkey, L. C. An Analysis of Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of the Dispositions of Reading Teachers and Literacy Professionals As They Reflect on the IRA Standards for Reading Professionals. College Reading Association Conference, Savannah,Georgia. November 5, 2005.

McKeon, C. A. Lessons in the Gullah Language. College Reading Association Conference, Savannah, Georgia. November 4, 2005.

McKeon, C. A., & Burkey, L. C. An Analysis of Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Assessment and the Impact of Reading Assessment Courses. International Reading Association 50th Annual Convention. San Antonio, TX, May 4, 2005.

Rasinski, T. V., Padak, N. D., McKeon, C. A., Wilfong, L. G., Friedauer, J. A., & Heim, P. (2005). Is reading fluency a key for successful high school reading? Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 49, 22-27.

Teaching K-2 Students to Read with Nonfiction Literature. Kent State University/University of Akron/Ohio Council of the International Reading Association Reading Conference, Kent, Ohio, November 13, 2004.

An Analysis of Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of Reading Assessment. 48th Annual College Reading Association Conference, Delray Beach, FL, October 30, 2004.

Engaging Preservice Teachers in LEA via Sticky Notes. International Reading Association, 49th Annual Convention, Reno, NV, May 5, 2004.

Engaging Preservice Teachers in Reading a Methods Textbook, "Sticky Note Style."
College Reading Association, 47th Annual Conference, Corpus Christi, Texas, November 2003.

Phonemic Awareness: Starting Out Smart. Annual KSU/UA Reading Conference, Akron, Ohio, November, 2003.

LEA as Reflective Practice: Two Professors Engage in a Lively Discussion Regarding Their Sabbatical Experience via the Principles of LEA. International Reading Association, 48th Annual Convention, Orlando Florida, May 2003.

Children's Perceptions Regarding "What Counts as Reading?": A Collaborative Research Project. College Reading Association, 46th Annual Conference, November 2, 2002, Philadelphia, PA.

In Their Own Words: How Do K-8 Children Define Reading? International Reading Association - LESIG, 47th Annual Convention. May 2002. San Francisco, CA.

The Impact of Using Language Experience (LEA) with Preservice Literacy Teachers: September 11, 2001. College Reading Association, 46th Annual Conference, November 1, 2002.

"Thought Provoking Quotes" on Violence, Self Esteem, and LEA. - Language Experience Forum. 3331.3 (2001) : 2. "Ever Think about Motivating Your Struggling Readers to Read Via E-Mail" Annual Reading Conference, November 9, 2001, Kent State University.

Kinner, J. D., Kasten, W. Padak, N., Styslinger, M., Peck, J., & McKeon, C. (2000). Stories about literacy and learning: Students talk about their best and worst. 49th NationalYearbook of the National Reading Conference. Chicago: National Reading Conference, pp. 521-533.

McKeon, C. (2001). Language experience and Joey. Language Experience Forum. Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 2-3.

McKeon, C. (2001). Using LEA to heal. Language Experience Forum. Vol. 32, No. 1, p. 3.

McKeon, C. A. (2001). E-mail as a motivating literacy event for one struggling reader: Donna's case. Reading Research and Instruction, 40(3), 185-202.

Children's Perceptions of Reading as Literacy Experiences. Co-presented with L. Burkey. 46th Annual International Reading Association Conference. New Orleans, LA. April 29-May 4, 2001.

"Exploring the Nature of Children?s E-Mail: Gender Similarities and Differences." National Council of Teachers of English Annual Spring Conference. New York. 16-18 Mar. 2000.

"Virtual Classmates: Elementary, Secondary, and College Teachers' Experiences with E-Mail Exchange." Co-presented with M. Styslinger. 40th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English. Milwaukee, WI. November 21-25, 2000.

Stories about Literacy Learning: Students Inform Researchers. Co-presented with W. Kasten and M. Styslinger. 40th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of English. Milwaukee, WI. November 21-25, 2000.

''The Prinicpals 'FAQ Project: Research-Based Answers to Parents' Questions. Co-presented with N. Padak, J. Kinner, D. Gruhler, M. Mraz, J. Peck, and E. Newton. College Reading Association 44th Annual Conference. St. Petersburg, FL. Nov 2-5, 2000

Preservice Teachers: Perceptions of Literature Based E-Mail Collaboratives with Fourth Graders. Co-presented with L. Burkey. College Reading Association 44th Annual Conference. St. Petersburg, FL. Nov 2-5, 2000

CRA Dissertation Award Presentation: Data, Analysis, Results, and Implications. . College Reading Association 44th Annual Conference. St. Petersburg, FL. Nov 2-5, 2000

Providing Research-Based Answers to Parent's Questions: The Principals' FAQ Project. Co-presented with J. Kinner, D. Gurhler, M. Mraz, and J. Peck. The Ohio Council of the International Reading Association Fall Conference. Dublin, Ohio. October 19-21, 2000.

How Do Fourth Graders Respond to Literature Via E-Mail? Co-presented with Dr. Linda Burkey, Mount Union College. International Reading Association 45th Annual Conference. Indianapolis, Indiana. April 30-May 5, 2000

Exploring the Nature of Children's E-Mail: Gender Similarities and Differences. Co-presented with Mary Styslinger, Kent State University. National Council of Teachers of English Annual Spring Conference.New York, New York. March 16-18, 2000.

McKeon, C.A. and L.C. Burkey. Online Course Companion for Reading and Learning to Read by Vacca, Vacca, & Gove. New York: Longman, 1999-2000. (http://occ.awlonline.com/bookbind/pubbooks/vaccareading_awl/chapter)/deluxe.htm)(http://occ.owlonline.com/bookbind/pubbooks/vaccareading_awl/)

"Stories about Literacy and Learning: Students Talk about Their Best and Worst." National Reading Conference Yearbook. Chicago : NRC, 2000. 521-533. Stories about Literacy and Learning: Students Talk about the Best and the Worst. Co-presented with J. D. Kinner, W. Kasten, N. Padak, J. Peck, M. Styslinger, S. Brooks, P. Luft & T. Rasinski. National Reading Conference 49th Annual Meeting. Orlando, Florida. December 1-4, 1999

"The Ohio Proficiency Test from the Eyes of a Child" The Ohio Reading Teacher 33.2 (1999): 10-11 E-Mail and Personal Identity: How Nine- and Ten-Year-Olds Define Themselves Via E-Mail Collaboratives. College Reading Association 43rd Annual Conference. Hilton Head, South Carolina. November 4-7, 1999

What Motivates Children to Read: A Look at Strategies That Work! Kent State University Annual Reading Conference. Kent, Ohio. November 12, 1999

LEAF Session: "Frequently Asked Questions Project". The Ohio Council of the International Reading Association Fall Conference. Dublin, Ohio. October 21-23, 1999

Motivating Children to Read: Strategies That Work! The Ohio Council of the International Reading Association Fall Conference. Dublin, Ohio. October 21-23, 1999

Preservice Teachers' and Fourth Graders' Perspectives about Learning Through a Literature-Based E-Mail Collaborative. Co-presented with L. Burkey. International Reading Association 44th Annual Conference. SanDiego, California. May 2-7, 1999

Using E-Mail in the Classroom: Theoretical Perspectives. Ohio Council of the International Reading Association. Akron, Ohio. February 27, 1999

"The Nature of Children's E-mail in One Classroom" The Reading Teacher 52.7 (1999): 698-706. (EJ581454)

Motivating Children to Read: Strategies That Work! The Ohio Council of the International Reading Association Fall Conference. Dublin, Ohio. October 21-23, 1999

Using E-Mail in the Classroom: Theoretical Perspectives. Ohio Council of the International Reading Association. Akron, Ohio. February 27, 1999.

McKeon, Christine A. and Linda C. Burkey. "A Literature Based E-Mail Collaborative" Literacy and Community: the 20th Yearbook. Ed. Elizabeth G. Sturtevant, et. al. Carrollton, Ga. : College Reading Assoc., 1998. 84-93.

Using E-Mail in the Classroom: Beyond Just Being Cool. Kent State University Annual Reading Conference, Kent, Ohio.November 13, 1998

Enhancing Strategic Reading through E-Mail Partnerships: A Collaboration among Teacher Preparation Programs and Elementary Schools. Co-presented with L. Burkey. College Reading Association 42nd Annual Conference. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. November 4-8, 1998

Public Relations Committee. First National Congress for Public Education. Washington, D. C. September 11-13, 1998

In Their Own Words: Fourth Graders' Language in a Literature-Based E-Mail Collaborative. Co-presented with L. Burkey. International Reading Association 43rd Annual Conference. Orlando, Florida. May 3-7, 1998

Teaching Phonics Through the Arts: Music and Painting. Ohio Council of Teachers of English Language Arts Annual Spring Conference. Cleveland, Ohio. March 1998

Student Perceptions of Learning to Read and Write: A Collaborative Study Between Schools and a University. Co-presented with W. Kasten, T. Rasinski, N. Padak, B. Bruneau, P. Luft, M. Styslinger, M. Wuthrick. National Reading Conference 47th Annual Meeting. Scottsdale, Arizona. December 3-5, 1997

Teaching Phonics in Context: Using the Integrated Curriculum to Enhance Phonics Instruction. Kent State University Annual Reading Conference. Kent, Ohio. November 14, 1997

Students' Perceptions of Schooling: The Origins of a Collaborative Research Project. Co-presented with N. Padak, E. Newton, J. Peck, J. Stadulis, B. Bardine, M. Wuthrick. College Reading Association 41st Annual Conference. Boston, Massachusetts.November 6-9, 1997

Enhancing Strategic Reading Through E-Mail. Co-presented with L. Burkey. College Reading Association 41st Annual Conference. Boston, Massachusetts. November 6-9, 1997

E-Mail Collaboratives. Co-presented with L. Burkey. Ohio Federation of Independent Colleges Conference. Cedarville, Ohio. October 10, 1997

Enhancing Learning Through E-Mail Collaboratives. Ameritech Ohio Federation of Independent Colleges Conference. Walsh University, North Canton, Ohio. June 12-13, 1997

Enhancing Strategic Reading Through E-Mail Collaboratives. Co-presented with L. Burkey. International Reading Association 42nd Annual Conference. Atlanta, Georgia.May 4-8, 1997

Enhancing Strategic Reading Through E-Mail Partnerships: A Collaboration Among University

Teacher Preparation Programs and Elementary Schools. Co-presented with L. Burkey. The Ohio Campus Compact Symposium on Service Learning. Wittenburg University, Springfield, Ohio. April 10-11, 1997

Enhancing Strategic Reading via Literature and Electronic Mail Partnerships. Kent State University Annual Reading Conference. Kent, Ohio. November 15, 1996

Literacy, the Quality of Life, and Health Care. 1996 World Congress on Literacy, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. March 12-15, 1996

Linking Family Literacy and Health Care: The ABCs of Health Care Communication Family Literacy Symposium. Buffalo, New York. March 23, 1996

Making the Connection Between Family Literacy and Good Health. Family Literacy Symposium. Buffalo, New York. March 1995

"Our Own Stories: A True Story of Teacher-Parent-Student Bonding." The Reading Teacher 48.2 (1994): 146.

The Summer Scholastic Enrichment Program: Cross-Cultural Collaboration for At-Risk College Students. Co-presented with J. Korkuska, K. Krager. Conference on College Composition and Communication 42nd Annual Convention. Boston, Massachusetts. Spring 1991

The Summer Scholastic Enrichment Program. Co-presented with J. Korkuska, K. Krager. Colloquium on Learning Enhancement/Tutoring The University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio. May 1990

McKeon, Christine A., John W. McKeon. "Automated vs. Teacher Instruction: Applying Rowell's Attitude Scale for Reading." The Reading Teacher 32.3 (1978): 303-307.