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Lorraine Dagostino

Lorraine Dagostino
Lorraine DagostinoProfessor

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

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

Publications

  • Ryan, Kathleen,Dagostino, Lorraine,, . (2015) "Infusing the Teaching of Fiction with Louise Rosenblatt’s Theory of Aesthetic Reading," New England Reading Association journal 50:2 pp. 53-59
  • Carifio, J., Dagostino, L., Bauer, J.D., Zhao, Q., Hashim, N.H. (2015) "Using Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy to Analyze a Reading Comprehension Instrument," Current Issues in Education 18:2
  • Carifio, J., Dagostino, L., Bauer, J.D., Zhao, Q., Hashim, N.H. (2014) "Assessment of a Reading Comprehension Instrument as It Relates to Cognitive Abilities as Defined by Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy," Current Issues in Education 17:1 pp. 1
  • Carifio, J., Dagostino, L., Bauer, J.D., Zhao, Q. (2013) "Cross-Cultural Reading Comprehension Assessment in Malay and English as it Relates to the Dagostino-Carifio Model of Reading Comprehension," Current Issues in Education 16:1 pp. 1
  • Dagostino, L., Xu, W., Carifio, J. (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 pp. 829-839
  • Dagostino, L., Juchniewicz, M.M., 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 pp. 199-215
  • Dagostino, L., Dean, R.J. (2007) "Motivational factors affecting advanced literacy learning of community college students," Community College Journal of Research and Practice 31:2 pp. 149-161
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J., Jackson, I. (2001) "Effects of diagnostic and prescriptive comments on the revising behaviors of community college students," Community College Journal of Research & Practice 25:2 pp. 109-122
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (2001) "Professional development for university faculty through service," WORK-ANDOVER MEDICAL PUBLISHERS INCORPORATED 16:2 pp. 131-138
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1999) "Achieving proficiency in various specialized literacies," Work 13:2 pp. 83-88
  • Dagostino, L. (1999) "Ideational conflict: The key to promoting creative activity in the workplace," Work 12:2 pp. 175-180
  • Dagostino, L., Ouellette, G., 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 pp. 73-89
  • Dagostino, L., Kanellas, R.J., Carifio, J. (1998) "Improving the expository writing skills of adolescents,"
  • Dagostino, L., Jackson, I., Carifio, J. (1998) "The Effect of Diagnostic and Prescriptive Comments on Revising Behavior of Community College Students,"
  • Dagostino, L., Ouellette, G., 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 pp. 98-113
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1997) "Scientific literacy: A goal of educating people in and for the health professions," Work 9:3 pp. 199-208
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1997) "Stimulating adult development in the workplace through critical thinking," Work 8:2 pp. 181-187
  • Dagostino , L., Carifio, J. (1996) "Literacy in the health professions today," Work 7:1 pp. 31-36
  • Dagostino, L., Carifio, J. (1994) "Evaluative reading and literacy: A cognitive view,"
  • 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 pp. 483-484

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.

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)