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Lorraine Dagostino


Lorraine Dagostino is a Professor and Program Advisor - M.Ed. and Ed.S. Reading and Language in the School of Education at UMass Lowell.
Lorraine DagostinoProfessor, - M.Ed. and Ed.S. Reading and Language

Research Interests

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

Education

  • BA: English Literature, Russell Sage College - Troy, New York
  • MA: Education (Magna Cum Laude), College of St. Rose - Albany, New York
  • Ph D: Education, Syracuse University - Syracuse, New York

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Grawemeyer Award nomination for book, Service, University - University of Louisville
  • Paul Harris Fellow (1989), Service, Community - Rotary International Foundation
  • Syracuse University Doctoral Dissertation Award Fund for Research (1980), Service, University - Syracuse University

Selected Publications

  • Dagostino, L. (2015). Infusing the Teaching of Fiction with Louise Rosenblatt’s Theory of Aesthetic Reading. New England Reading Association journal, 50(2) 53-59.
  • Xu, W., Carifio, J., Dagostino, L. (2012). Constructing a Metacognitive Knowledge Framework for Post-Secondary EFL Reading Teachers Summarizing Strategies Instruction with Expository Text: A Case Study, Phase I. Creative Education, 3(26) 829-839.
  • Juchniewicz, M.M., Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (2007). Beginning with Literacy Needs: Community College Program Development that Considers Individual Students' Contexts. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 31(3) 199-215.
  • Dean, R.J., Dagostino, L. (2007). Motivational factors affecting advanced literacy learning of community college students. Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 31(2) 149-161.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (2001). Professional development for university faculty through service. WORK-ANDOVER MEDICAL PUBLISHERS INCORPORATED, 16(2) 131-138.
  • Carifio, J., Jackson, I., Dagostino, L. (2001). The effects of diagnostic and prescriptive comments on the revising behaviors of community college students. Community College Journal of Research & Practice, 25(2) 109-122.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1999). Achieving proficiency in various specialized literacies. Work, 13(2) 83-88.
  • Dagostino, L. (1999). Ideational conflict: The key to promoting creative activity in the workplace. Work, 12(2) 175-180.
  • Ouellette, G., Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1999). The Effects of Exposure to Children's Literature through Read Aloud and an Inferencing Strategy on Low Reading Ability Fifth Graders' Sense of Story Structure and Reading Comprehension. Reading Improvement, 36(2) 73-89.
  • Dagostino, L., Kanellas, R.J., Carifio, J. (1998). Improving the expository writing skills of adolescents.
  • Ouellette, G., Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1998). The Relationship of Children's Expectations for Structure in Story to Their Knowledge of Literature and Their Reading Ability. Reading Improvement, 35(3) 98-113.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1997). Scientific literacy: A goal of educating people in and for the health professions. Work, 9(3) 199-208.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1997). Stimulating adult development in the workplace through critical thinking. Work, 8(2) 181-187.
  • Carifio, J., Dagostino , L. (1996). Literacy in the health professions today. Work, 7(1) 31-36.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1996). Scientific Literacy: A Goal of Educating People in the Health Professions (6:). WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1994). Establishing the Logical Validity of Instructional Activities for Teaching Reading Evaluatively (31:1). Journal of Reading Improvement
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1994). Evaluative reading and literacy: A cognitive view.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1994). The Attributes of The Literate Reader In A Pluralistic Society (31:2). Journal of Reading Improvement
  • Dagostino, L. (1993). A Model of Components for the Outcomes of Literacy.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J.M. (1993). Establishing the Logical Validity of Instructional Activities for Teaching Reading Evaluatively.
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1993). The Attributes of the Literate Reader in a Pluralistic Society.
  • Dagostino, L. (1985). Planning before Writing: Steps for Developing Materials for Computers. The Reading Teacher, 483-484.

Selected Presentations

  • Critical Literacy and Agency How Critical Literacy Empowers Female Readers, October 2012 - New Britain, Connecticut
  • Louise Rosenblatt's Theory of Aesthetic Reading, October 2012 - Rocky Hill, Connecticut
  • Cross-Cultural Reading Comprehension Assessment in Malay and English as it Relates to the Dagostino and Carifio Model of Reading Comprehension, February 2012 - Hilton Head,S.C.
  • Discourse Patterns of Adolescents From Conflict Regions - England Philosophy of Education Society conference, October 2010 - New Britain, Connecticut
  • Combating Linguistic Prejudice and Discrimination Through Teacher Training and Student Education - New England Philosophy of Education Society conference, October 2010 - New Britain, Connecticut
  • Developing Basic and Higher Level Reading Skills: Extending an Instructional Model to National and International Settings - Northeastern Educational Research Association Conference, October 2010 - Rocky Hill, Connecticut
  • Effects of Cognitive Process and Decisionmaking Training in Reading Experience with Underachieving College Students - Northeastern Educational Research Association Conference, October 2010 - Rocky Hill, Connecticut
  • An Educated Person: The Role of Liberal Arts - Framingham State College Conference, October 2009 - Framingham, MA
  • Philosophy session - Boston College Annual Conference, October 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Challenges in the Secondary Schools - Framingham State College Annual Conference, October 2007 - Framingham, MA
  • Teacher Education - Framingham State College Annual Conference, October 2006 - Framingham, MA
  • Philosophy of Education and The Search for Direction - Framingham State College Annual Conference, October 2005 - Framingham, MA
  • Toward a Reader-Text-Context Theoretical Model for Reading the Literary Work, March 2005 - Sarasota, Florida
  • A Proposed Model for Professional Service in Universities, February 2000 - Clearwater, Florida
  • Developing A Construct For The Specialized Literacy of Health Literacy, February 1999 - Hilton Head,S.C.
  • The Effects of Exposure to Children's Literature Through Read Aloud and An Inferencing Strategy on Low Reading Ability Fifth Graders Sense of Story Structure and Reading Comprehension, February 1999 - Hilton Head,S.C.
  • The Relationship of Children's Expectations for Structure in Story To Their Knowledge of Literature and Their Reading Ability, February 1998 - Tampa, Florida
  • Scientific Literacy and Thinking in the Health Professions, February 1997 - Hilton Head S.C.
  • The Effects of Diagnostic and Prescriptive Teacher Comments on the Revising Behavior of Community College Students, February 1997 - Hilton Head, S.C.
  • Developing and Validating A Construct of Scientific Literacy and Thinking, April 1996 - Lowell, MA.
  • Defining the Components of a Model of the Language Arts, February 1996 - Boston, MA
  • Instructional Implications of a Model of Creativity, March 1995 - Hilton Head, SC.
  • Instructional Implications of the Construct of the Context of Discourse for Literacy Education, March 1995 - Head, SC.
  • Learning New Concepts Independently Through Metaphor, March 1995 - Hilton Head, SC
  • A Model For Reconceptualizing The Language Arts - Harvard University, Graduate School of Education, 1994 - Cambridge, MA
  • Reading Evaluatively and Literacy: A Cognitive View, April 1994 - New Orleans, Louisiana
  • The Attributes of A Literate Reader in A Pluralistic Society, April 1993 - Portsmouth, N.H.
  • A Proposed Model of Components For The Outcomes of Literacy, February 1993 - Clearwater, Florida
  • Establishing The Logical Validity of Instructional Activities For Teaching Reading Evaluatively, February 1993 - Clearwater, Florida
  • - Research Session on Measurement and Evaluation, March 1992 - Hilton Head, S.C.
  • Research Session on Evaluation and Measurement, February 1991 - Boston, MA
  • The Implications of a Two-Tier Model of Text Comprehension for Assessment and Evaluation, February 1991 - Boston, MA
  • An Adult's Primer For Understanding and Evaluating Research, November 1989 - Newport, R.I.
  • Critical Reading: A Forgotten Goal, October 1989 - Springfield, MA
  • Living in A Literate World - MACURE Luncheon, April 1989 - Sturbridge, MA
  • The Use of Conceptual Frameworks to Define and to Integrate the Language Arts, March 1989 - Middletown, CT
  • Levels of Reading Comprehension - Research Symposium, February 1989 - Savannah, GA
  • Evaluating Political Messages, October 1988 - Nashua, N.H.
  • Literature: A Multicultural View of Society, October 1988 - Nashua, N.H.
  • The Assessment of Literacy, October 1988 - Portland, ME
  • Developing Students' Concept of Story Structure - University of Hartford, March 1988 - Hartford, CT
  • Reading Research, Purpose, Instruction and Texts - Research Symposium, February 1988 - Miami Beach, Florida
  • The Consequences of Literacy, October 1987 - Sturbridge, MA
  • Critical Reading and Prior Knowledge - QUEST Conference, April 1985 - Oswego, N.Y.
  • Beyond Standardization Tests Profiles of Individual Readers - Research Symposium, March 1985 - Houston, TX
  • Critical Reading Abilities and Possible Relationships to a Reader's Prior Knowledge, February 1985 - Virginia Beach, VA.
  • CAI: How Much Programming Do Teachers Need To Know, October 1983 - Nassau, L.I. N.Y.
  • Programming: How Much Do Teachers Need To Know - Cortland BOCES 19th Annual Conference, October 1983 - Homer, N.Y.
  • What is Programming?, May 1983 - Liverpool, N.Y.
  • Computers in the Classroom: What Should Teachers Know?, October 1982 - Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Should Teachers Become Programmers? - Syracuse University Luncheon Speech, February 1982 - Syracuse, N.Y.
  • Beyond Decoding: Comprehension of Science Text, November 1979 - Kiamesha Lake, N.Y.
  • Phonics For Title I Teachers and Aide, May 1977 - Binghamton City Schools
  • Administration of Reading Programs - New York State Reading Conference, November 1974 - Kiamesha Lake, N.Y.
  • Continuing Session on Pre-reading Skills - New York State Reading Association Conference, November 1973 - Kiamesha Lake, N.Y.

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Reading in the Content Areas: K-6 (), Grant - Central New York Study Council Camden Central Schools
    Dagostino, L. (Principal)
  • Reading in the Content Areas: K-6 (), - Central New York Study Council Camden Central Schools
    Dagostino, L.
  • Reading in the Content Areas: Intermediate Grades (), Grant - Right-To-Read Grant
    Dagostino, L. (Principal)
  • Reading in the Content Areas:English (), Grant - Right _To-Read Grant
    Dagostino, L. (Principal)
  • Reading in the Content Areas: 10th grade Social Studies (), - Right _ To- Read Grant
    Dagostino, L.
  • Reading in the Content Areas: 10th grade Social Studies (Demonstration Lesson, Directed Reading Activity on Imperialism) (), - Right _ To- Read Grant
    Dagostino, L.
  • Reading in the Content Areas:English (), - Right _To-Read Grant
    Dagostino, L.
  • Reading in the Content Areas: Science and Math (), Grant - Elmira City Schools
    Dagostino, L.
  • Science and Reading in the ISCS Classroom (), Grant - Syracuse City Schools and National Science Foundation
    Dagostino, L.
  • Reading in the Content Areas: English (), - Onondaga Central Schools
    Dagostino, L. (Principal)