Research in Developmental Reading 
Publications:

     Yaworski, J. (2001).  Website companion for K. McWhorter's College Reading and Study Skills (8th ed.) and Academic Reading (4th ed.), Addison, Wesley, & Longman, N.Y.

     Yaworski, J. (2001). Website companion for B. Smith's The Reader's Handbook (1st ed.) and The Lifelong Reader (1st ed.), Addison, Wesley, & Longman, N.Y.

     Yaworski, J. (2001). Website companion for R. Alexander & J. Lombardi's Joining a Community of Readers (2nd ed.), Addison, Wesley, & Longman, N.Y.

     Yaworski, J. (2000). Using computer-based technology to support the college reading classroom. Journal of College Reading and Learning. 31, (1), pp.

     Yaworski, J. (2000). How to teach 1000 college-level vocabulary words using the internet. Journal of College Reading and Learning, In Press

     Yaworski, J. (2000). Simulation Search Activity for The English Pages, Addison, Wesley, & Longman.

     Yaworski, J., Weber, R.M., & Ibrahim, N. (2000). What makes students succeed or fail: The voices of developmental college students.  Journal of College Reading and Learning 30, (2), pp.195-221.

     Yaworski, J. (2000).Resources for teaching with technology.  Journal of Developmental Education. (23), 3, pp 40-42.

     Yaworski, J. (1999-2000). Website companion for B. Smith's Bridging the Gap, (6th, ed.),  Addison, Wesley, & Longman, N.Y.

     Yaworski, J. (1999-2000). Website companion for K. McWhorter's Guide to College Reading (5th, ed.), Addison, Wesley, & Longman, N.Y.

     Yaworski, J. (1998). Why do students succeed or fail?: A case study comparison.   Journal of College Reading and Learning (30) Fall Issue.

     Yaworski, J. (1996). Why students succeed or fail: Theories of underachieving affluent college students. Doctoral dissertation, The University at Albany, SUNY, Albany,NY. (Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award)

Presentations:

     Yaworski, J. (2000). How to create a powerpoint presentation.  Paper presented at the 33rd annual conference of the College Reading & Learning Association (1-hour session), Reno, Nevada.

     Yaworski, J. (2000). How to teach your students 1000 vocabulary words using the internet.  Paper presented at the 33rd annual conference of the College Reading & Learning Association (1-hour session), Reno, Nevada.

     Yaworski, J. (2000). Using the internet to help Georgia students pass the CPE in reading.  Paper  presented at the Gerogia NADE conference (1 hour presentation). Jekyll Island, Georgia.

     Yaworski, J. (2000). How to build a website.  Paper presented at the Georgia NADE conference (90-minute session). Jekyll Island, Georgia.

     Yaworski, J. (1999). How to build a website: A hands-on activity.  Pre-Conference Institute for the 32nd annual conference of the College Reading & Learning Association (3-hour workshop), New Orleans, Louisiana.

     Yaworski,J. & White, D. (1999).  Building websites for whole language college reading programs.  Paper to be presented at the 43rd annual conference of The College Reading Association (1-hour session), Hilton Head, South Carolina.

     White, D. & Yaworski, D. (1999). Integrating technology into the freshman orientation classroom (1-hour session).  Paper presented at the Georgia NADE 23rd annual conference, Augusta, Georgia.

     Yaworski, J. & White, D. (1998).  Reading comprehension and technology: A state-of-the-art college reading classroom.  Paper presented at the 31st annual conference of The College Reading and Learning Association (1-hour session), Salt Lake City, Utah.

     Yaworski, J. & White, D. (1998).  Teaching with technology: An integrated whole language/skills approach.  Paper presented at the 31st annual conference of The College Reading and Learning Association (15-minute gift session), Salt Lake City, Utah.

    White, D. & Yaworski,J. (1988).  Integrating technology into the college reading curriculum. Paper presented at the 42nd annual conference of the College Reading Association (1-hour session), Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

     Yaworski, J. &Chesborough-Weidner, J. (1998).  Reading comprehension strategies and technology: A state-of-the-art secondary English classroom (1-hour session). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Council of Teachers of English, Savannah, Georgia.

     Yaworski, J.,(1997). Why students succeed or fail: Theories of  underachieving affluent college students. Paper presented at the 30th annual conference of the College Reading and Learning Association (1-hour session), Sacramento, California.

    Yaworski, J. (1996).Catching your star: LD labeling and its effect on two college students' motivation and possible selves. Paper presented at the 29th annual conference of the College Reading and Learning Association (1-hour session), Albuquerque, New Mexico.

     Yaworski, J. (1995). Students' perceptions of professors' expectations. Paper presented at the 28th annual conference for the College Reading and Learning Association (1-hour session), Tempe, Arizona.

Work in Progress:

     Yaworski, J., How to build a website to teach college-level content reading.  Paper submitted to the journal of college reading and learning.

     Yaworski, J. How to create and use a powerpoint presentation to teach reading skills . Paper submitted to the journal of college reading and learning.

     Chesborough-Weidner, J. &  Yaworski, J. Reading comprehension strategies and technology: A state-of-the-art classroom.  Paper submitted to the Journal of Reading.

     Yaworski, J. &Ibrahim, N. Developmental students' attitudes toward studying: A comparison of affluent and non-affluent college students.

     Yaworski, J., Chang,R., & Ibrahim, N. Developmental reading students' attitudes towards studying: A comparison of chinese and american university students.

     Yaworski, J., Student's perceptions of professors' expectations. Paper submitted to the New Jersey Reading Association's Reading Instruction Journal.

     Yaworski, J. How to succeed in college: From the students' perspective.

     Yaworski, J. Classrooms of the future.

     Yaworski, J. The electronic reading classroom: Integrating programs, internet, and intranet for positive results.
 

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