Lorraine Dagostino

Lorraine Dagostino, Graduate School of Education

Lorraine Dagostino, Graduate School of Education

Professor
Phone:
978-934-4620
Fax:
978-934-3005
Office:
O'Leary Library 519

Expertise

Literacy, Critical Thinking & Evaluative Reading, Theoretical Issues in Reading & Literacy, Literature Issues

Research Interest

Literacy, Critical Thinking and Evaluative Reading, Theoretical Issues in Reading and Literacy, Literature Issues

Educational Background

Ph.D., Syracuse University

M.A., College of St. Rose

B.A.,  Russell Sage College

Biosketch


Publications: 

  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. Reading Evaluatively and Literacy: A Cognitive View. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1994.

  • Kanellas, R., Carifio, J., Dagostino, L. Improving The Expository Writing Skills of Adolescents. Lanham: University Press of America, 1998. 

  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J."Professional Development for University Faculty Through Service". WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation (accepted for publication ­ Winter 2001) 

  • Carifio, J., Jackson, I., Dagostino, L. "The Effects of Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teacher Comments on the Essay Revising Behaviors of Community College Students". Community College Journal of Research and Practice 25: 109-122, 2001. 

  • Dagostino, L. "Ideational Conflict: The Key to Promoting Creative Activity in the Workplace". WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, vol. 12 no.2, 1999. 

  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. "Scientific Literacy: A Goal of Educating People in the Health Professions". WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, vol. 6, 1996. 

  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. "Establishing the Logical Validity of Instructional Activities for Teaching Reading Evaluatively". Journal of Reading Improvement, vol. 31 no. 1, 1994. 

  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. "The Attributes of The Literate Reader In A Pluralistic Society". Journal of Reading Improvement, vol. 31 no. 2, 1994. 

Presently working on instructional materials on evaluative reading K-Adult.
Presently working on assessment instruments for literacy K-Adult.

Professional Activities:

Member of various professional organizations: 
  • National Council of Teachers of English
  • International Reading Association 
  • New England Philosophy of Education Society 
  • Eastern Educational Research Association 
  • American Educational Research Association 

Served as President and Board member for: 
  • New England Philosophy of Education Society 
  • Massachusetts Association of University and College Reading Educators